• Arvind Khanna
    Jan 25, 2015 17:22 IST

    Khanna hopes his resignation will bring development in Dhuri

    Though, Arvind Khanna's sudden decision to resign as Dhuri MLA, has dismayed his political supporters, but the businessmen turned politician was happy as he says that his move will help to bring development in Dhuri and Sangrur.

  • Jagtar Singh Tara has been sent to five day police remand in Patiala on Saturday. Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Jan 25, 2015 21:37 IST

    Patiala cops fail to take Jagtar Sigh Tara to Nepal border

    Punjab Police it seems have failed to get any major information out of terrorist Jagtar Singh Tara in his eight-day interrogation.

  • Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa. (HT photo)
    Jan 24, 2015 23:08 IST

    Congress' Sangrur unit stays away from Capt Amarinder's rally

    Proving their loyalty to the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Bajwa, the district unit of the Congress party stayed away from the 'lalkar rally' organised by former chief minister and Congress MP Captain Amarinder Singh at Amritsar.

  • CM Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Jan 24, 2015 23:16 IST

    Elect those who have served you: CM Parkash Singh Badal

    Despite his claims that the three day sangat darshan progrmme in dhuri was not aimed at the Dhuri bypoll, the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal could not resist giving a call to Dhuri voters to elect those who "served" them. Just like in any other election speech the CM went on to list the various welfare schemes of his government as also its achievements.

  • Jagdish Singh Bhola in district courts in SAS Nagar. Gurminder Singh/HT
    Jan 23, 2015 21:45 IST

    Jagdish Singh Bhola drug racket case: Bittu Aulukh demands CBI probe

    During his appearance in court in relation with drug cases, Jagdish Singh Bhola said that he has been directed by police to not to speak to media.

  • Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann-n
    Jan 23, 2015 19:38 IST

    Badal trying to woo voters with sangat darshan: Bhagwant Mann

    Aam Aadmi Party MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann has termed Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's sangat darshan programme as an attempt to woo the voters of Dhuri, after the resignation of Dhuri MLA Arvind Khanna.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, former Punjab chief minister. HT Photo
    Jan 23, 2015 19:31 IST

    Bhattal slams Badal govt for 'draconian' anti-protest bill

    Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal condemned Punjab government for its rigid stand over prevention of damage of Public and Private Property Bill 2014. Bhattal said they were repeatedly ignoring protests by the people of Punjab.

  • Agriculture officials inspecting wheat crop. HT Photo
    Jan 22, 2015 23:37 IST

    Agriculture dept warns farmers to protect their crop from yellow rust

    With districts situated in sub mountain areas including Ropar, Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur having recently reported appearance of yellow rust disease in wheat crops, the agriculture department has issued a warning to protect their fields from yellow rust disease.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh-N
    Jan 22, 2015 23:30 IST

    Congress legislators feel Capt Amarinder's stand on drug probe vindicated

    Several Congress legislators on Thursday said that the transfer of a senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) official who was probing the drug smuggling case has vindicated Captain Amarinder Singh's stand. Singh had vehemently opposed transferring the case to CBI, as he felt it would have delayed the investigations indefinitely.

  • city bus service
    Jan 23, 2015 21:21 IST

    No ISBT in district Fatehgarh Sahib, bus stoppages erratic

    The residents of the historical city Fatehgarh Sahib are deprived of basic needs like an inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) despite having completed 23 years as a district. Because of this they have been facing a lot of problems especially in rains as there are no sheds for the passengers to take shelter.

  • Shiromani Akali Dal symbol. HT Photo
    Jan 22, 2015 23:20 IST

    SAD divided over Bhatti's appointment as Halqa in charge

    Appointment of Didar Singh Bhatti as halqa in charge of Fatehgarh Sahib has led to a split within Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as Prem Singh Chandumajra's supporter are making their dissent public against this decision by the party chief.

  • Anganwadi is a government sponsored child-care and mother-care center in India. HT Photo
    Jan 21, 2015 22:26 IST

    Fifty model anganwadi centers to come up in Patiala

    Aimed to providing a balanced diet to the kids and to impart elementary education, Patiala district administration has decided to open 50 model anganwadi centers at different places.

  • Punjabi University, Patiala. HT Photo
    Jan 21, 2015 22:12 IST

    India, China aid to African continent discussed at Punjabi university

    The department of economics along with the centre for development economics and innovation studies (CDEIS) organised a special lecture on 'Africa's evolving economic relationship with India and China: Development for Whom?' at Punjabi University on Wednesday.

  • Arvind Khanna
    Jan 21, 2015 00:40 IST

    Khanna's resignation accepted, way for Dhuri bypoll cleared

    Punjab assembly speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal, on Tuesday, accepted the resignation of Congress MLA Arvind Khanna, paving the way for the byelection to the Dhuri assembly constituency.

  • Murder
    Jan 19, 2015 23:21 IST

    Man, son murdered in Patiala over land dispute; wife, another son booked

    A woman and her son allegedly murdered her husband and another son over a land dispute at Teja village near Sanaur in Patiala district on Monday.