After two months in custody, the 41 Dalit leaders, who had been arrested by the police for attacking police personnel during the auction of the reserved common land in Balad Kalan village of Bhawanigarh sub-division, were released from the jail here on Friday following court orders.
Aam Aadmi Party leader and Fatehgarh Sahib member of Parliament (MP) Harinder Singh Khalsa condemned the purported hike in electricity tariff in the state.
Patiala divisional commissioner Ajeet Singh Pannu on Friday inspected Fatehgarh Sahib and met district officials to get feedback on the state's drug de-addiction and rehabilitation campaign in the region.
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.
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.
Fearing poll rigging, AAP has deputed its teams at all polling booths to keep a check on illegal activities.
Candidates of all parties appealed to the people to exercise their right to vote without any fear or pressure.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social organisations in the district questioned the rejection of resolutions to close down liquor vends in villages, by the state government.
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.