- Sep 04, 2015 20:28 IST
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.
- Sep 04, 2015 20:01 IST
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.
- Sep 03, 2015 19:45 IST
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'.
- Sep 02, 2015 20:33 IST
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.
- Sep 02, 2015 22:19 IST
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.
- Sep 02, 2015 11:18 IST
Eight people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the Rs 40 lakh chit-fund company scam.
- Sep 01, 2015 22:55 IST
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.
- Aug 31, 2015 22:43 IST
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.
- Aug 31, 2015 22:07 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:10 IST
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.
- Aug 30, 2015 21:07 IST
Punjab and Haryana governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki inaugurated Kalidasa Auditorium at the North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC) in Patiala on Sunday.
- Aug 28, 2015 21:58 IST
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).
- Aug 29, 2015 21:16 IST
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.
- Aug 28, 2015 20:37 IST
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.
- Aug 27, 2015 22:04 IST
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.