• 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.

  • Dead girl
    Aug 26, 2015 22:09 IST

    Man kills self after shooting dead his son, granddaughter

    In a shocking incident, a 55-year-old man committed suicide by consuming poison after shooting down his son and two-year-old granddaughter with a revolver at Pritam Park locality, here on Wednesday afternoon

  • Varun Roojam
    Aug 26, 2015 21:01 IST

    39 cows die under mysterious circumstances in shed run by MC

    Tension prevailed in the city after 39 cows were found dead under the mysterious circumstances in a cowshed run by the municipal corporation, on Tuesday night.

  • AAP Symbol
    Aug 25, 2015 23:12 IST

    Punjab Aam Aadmi Party demands resignation of Majithia, Sharma

    The Punjab Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded resignation of revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia and a CBI probe against him after the counsel of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer Niranjan Singh in the Punjab and Haryana high court mentioned the alleged pressure tactics adopted by the minister for his transfer.

  • Farmers inspecting the wheat crop after rain at village Mehmadpur in Patiala. Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Aug 25, 2015 23:35 IST

    Farmer suicides: No relief despite altered compensation policy

    About 1,136 farmers killed themselves in nine years since 2000 in the district, officials said on Tuesday, after being unable to pay debts owing to loss of crop.

  • gurdaspur
    Aug 25, 2015 23:31 IST

    Malerkotla shooting: Victim accuses cops of inaction

    The echo of police firing on two unarmed men at Malerkotla on August 18 refuses to fade into silence.

  • A heavy rush outside the office of the returning officer, Guruharsahai, in Ferozepur on Friday. HT Photo
    Aug 24, 2015 22:32 IST

    Kin of farmers who ended life start 5-day stir in 12 districts

    For the second year running, families of farmers who committed suicide have launched a five-day protest outside the offices of the deputy commissioners in 12 districts in the state, mostly in the Malwa region to press the government to award them the lawful compensation that is their due waive their loans as well.

  • A vendor weighs onions at a vegetable market in Mumbai
    Aug 24, 2015 22:14 IST

    3-fold hike in onion prices in a month hitting household budgets

    Over the past month, retail prices of onion have shot up almost three times from `30 a kg in the last week of July to `80-85 per kg on Monday in the city. Wholesale prices of onions has also trebled over the same period across the state.

  • A massive earth mover taking up the coach on lines here at Hisar's railway station.Manoj Dhaka/HT
    Aug 23, 2015 20:31 IST

    Collect Rs 1 lakh fine every month or face transfer: Railways to TCs

    In order to prevent travelling without tickets and increase the revenue of the railways, Firozpur division, northern railway, has set a mandatory target of `1 lakh for all its ticket checkers (TCs), which they have to collect through fines per month, failing which they might face a departmental inquiry and even a transfer.

  • hospital patiala
    Aug 23, 2015 21:06 IST

    'Political tussle' takes a toll on construction of child care hospital

    The construction of the much talked about super specialty mother and child care hospital is yet to see the light of the day, as the controversial project seems to have fallen prey to political vendetta.

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Aug 22, 2015 22:14 IST

    Some AAP leaders out to destroy party: Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Saturday hit back at the party's Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur saying his working style is more beneficial to the Congress and SAD than AAP.