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Fatehgarh Sahib MP decries proposed power tariff hike

Aam Aadmi Party leader and Fatehgarh Sahib member of Parliament (MP) Harinder Singh Khalsa condemned the purported hike in electricity tariff in the state.

Sangrur police fails to register FIR in passport fraud; accused confesses

Despite a written confession, Sangrur police failed to register an FIR against Darshan Singh Sarao of Niamatpur village here, who had acquired a passport by giving false information.

Sweepers on strike, Sangrur turns into a garbage dump

The 17-day-old strike by sweepers here has turned the entire city into a garbage dump. Heaps of refuse, overflowing sewers, foul smell all over and stray animals at every nook and corner of the city are a common sight.

AAP constitutes teams to keep check on illegal activities at polling booths

Fearing poll rigging, AAP has deputed its teams at all polling booths to keep a check on illegal activities.

Candidates appeal to voters to exercise their right without fear

Candidates of all parties appealed to the people to exercise their right to vote without any fear or pressure.

Two arrested for raping minor girl in Sangrur

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Kala Jhar village of Bhawanigarh subdivision of the district. The girl has filed a complaint with the Bhawanigarh police alleging that Gurpreet alias Guri, a resident of nearby Libra village, and his friend raped her on August 16.

All set for Sant Longowal's death anniversary function

All arrangements have been made for the state-level function being organised at Longowal on Wednesday to mark the 29th death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal.

Punjabi varsity's translation software gains international recognition

A Hindi-to-Punjabi translation software developed by a faculty member from the Punjabi University was hosted by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) of the Indian government.

No action yet on Shubhreet's complaint against her husband

  It's more than a week that India's Got Talent's one-legged dancer Shubhreet Kaur Ghumman lodged a complaint against her husband and in-laws here, but the district police are yet to act on it.

There is a land grabber hidden behind Juneja's social worker mask: Congress

With just three days left for the polling day, the Congress on Saturday accused Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja of a land-grabbing scheme involving an ancient Shiv temple in the city.

Bhattal campaigns for Preneet in Patiala

 Former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Monday buried the hatchet with Amritsar member of Parliament Amarinder Singh by saying that she had no problem with Amarinder contest the 2017 elections.

Govt's rejection of resolution to shut down liquor vends questioned

Social organisations in the district questioned the rejection of resolutions to close down liquor vends in villages, by the state government.

RO directs independent candidate to provide election expenses

Patiala assembly returning officer Gurpal Singh Chahal on Sunday issued a notice to independent candidate for the bypoll Rajendra Singh Pawar to provide details about his election expenses.

Shortage of staff at Sangrur hospitals

Though the Punjab government has been making tall claims of providing better health services to people, posts of medical officers and staff nurses have been lying vacant at government hospitals in the district.

'As CM I never ignored Lambi, but Badal is biased against Patiala'

With the non-development of Patiala becoming a major poll issue, former chief minister and Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday accused chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of discriminating against the city.
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