• An aerial view of flyover at Jahangir Chowk bearing a deserted look during curfew in Srinagar
    Sep 04, 2015 20:28 IST

    Absence of traffic dividers leads to traffic chaos at flyover No. 22

    The absence of dividers to separate the traffic on both sides on flyover number 22 has become a nuisance for commuters, as it leads to traffic chaos on the road everyday.

  • Anganwadi workers
    Sep 04, 2015 20:01 IST

    Farmers protest outside PSPCL office, block road for three hours

    The Hariau village farmers led by Bharti Kisan Union (Dakaunda) blocked the main road for more than three hours and burnt the effigy of state government outside the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) office, here on Friday.

  • Honey bee sitting on a flowers.Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Sep 03, 2015 19:45 IST

    Technology still drives farm growth: PAU study

    Against the general perception that agricultural growth has slowed down in Punjab since past few years, experts at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, are of the view that technology and policies backed by state and central governments still drive agriculture, the 'mother of economic growth'.

  • Aam Aadmi Party logo, AAP
    Sep 02, 2015 20:33 IST

    AAP holds first of 40 rallies as part of 'join Punjab mission'

    Ahead of the 2017 assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday held the first of the proposed 40 rallies across the state under its 'Punjab Jodo Abhiyan' (join Punjab mission). The rallies are to be held within a month. Wednesday's rally was attended by around 5,000 people from the district.

  • Dismaland
    Sep 02, 2015 22:19 IST

    Selfie craze' claims two young lives in Patiala

    In a bizarre incident, the 'selfie craze' claimed two young lives in Patiala as they slipped into the Bhakra Canal on Nabha road while they were busy taking pictures.

  • Bribe,cash
    Sep 02, 2015 11:18 IST

    Chit fund company scam: Eight arrested in Barnala district

    Eight people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the Rs 40 lakh chit-fund company scam.

  • Shakeel Ahmed
    Sep 01, 2015 22:55 IST

    Ahmed defends Capt's rallies, calls for SAD-BJP ouster in '17 poll

    All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Shakeel Ahmed on Tuesday defended Captain Amarinder Singh's rallies across Punjab, maintaining that it is not possible for one person to run around and hold rallies to promote party ideology.

  • Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dharamvira Gandhi
    Aug 31, 2015 22:43 IST

    Gandhi to take legal action against AAP disciplinary committee

    Terming the disciplinary committee of the party as prejudiced, Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Monday announced to file a defamation case against Dalip Pandey and Deepak Bajpai, the members of recently constituted National Disciplinary action committee of Aam Aadmi Party, for charging him for hobnobbing with the Shiromani Akali Dal.

  • preneet kaur protest
    Aug 31, 2015 22:07 IST

    Cong slams SAD-BJP govt for ignoring Patiala for Smart City project

    Former Union minister and sitting Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur along with senior Congress party leaders of the district here on Monday criticised the anti-development policies of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for deliberately leaving out Patiala city from the list of 100 'Smart Cities' project.

  • pic 1
    Aug 30, 2015 22:10 IST

    Eight ex-students of Akal Academy booked for ragging Sangrur student

    Rajgarh Police have booked eight ex-students (the institute expelled them after receiving a complaint) at the academy under the provisions of the state law that prohibits ragging and other Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Saturday.

  • kaptan singh solanki
    Aug 30, 2015 21:07 IST

    Governor Solanki inaugurates Kalidasa Auditorium at Patiala

    Punjab and Haryana governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki inaugurated Kalidasa Auditorium at the North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC) in Patiala on Sunday.

  • Jagdish Singh Bhola in district courts in SAS Nagar. Gurminder Singh/HT
    Aug 28, 2015 21:58 IST

    Mumbai police take Jagdish Bhola back to Mumbai

    The Mumbai police personnel took drug lord Jagdish Bhola back to Mumbai by boarding a train from the Patiala railway station on Saturday. Bhola was produced at the local court on Friday in a hearing on the multi-crore drug racket case, which is being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

  • Bomb squad
    Aug 29, 2015 21:16 IST

    246 people died in one and half years on railway tracks in Patiala

    In the past one and half years, 246 people have lost their lives on railway tracks in the district. People lost their lives in accidents after being crushed under trains on the rail tracks. Moreover, people also committed suicide on the tracks.

  • Nirbheek
    Aug 28, 2015 20:37 IST

    Malerkotla shootout case: Sangrur SSP suspends nine cops

    In a big relief to Sangrur police, Dayanand Medical College (DMC), Ludhiana, has certified that two brothers Satwinder Kumar and Sunil Kumar, residents of Sherpur village, who were injured in a shootout at Malerkotla on August 18, had not received any bullet injuries. According to the DMC report, the injuries on them were caused by glass splinters. The two were admitted to DMC, following the incident.

  • A policeman manages traffic in Dehradun. (HT Photo)
    Aug 27, 2015 22:04 IST

    Traffic signal maintenance contract awaits renewal for three months

    Patiala Municipal Corporation's (MC) failure to renew the contract for maintenance of traffic signals in last three months is not only creating problems for the commuters, but also for the traffic cops.