Harpreet Kaur (27), married to Baljeet Singh of Dadheri village of Mandi Gobindgarh two years ago, committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan at Bimbad village of Bhawanigarh sub-division of the district on Tuesday night.
Continuing their protest, the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Wednesday blocked the gates of local bus stand for two hours on Wednesday.
The vigilance bureau (VB) on Wednesday nabbed a Patwari, posted at Khanauri, and his private assistant Kuldeep Singh while accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from a person in Khanauri.
At a meeting held by Hindu organisations in Malerkotla on Tuesday, leaders decided to block railway traffic for two hours on September 24, if the district police failed to solve the case of carcasses recovered from sewerage.
A 25-year-old man ended his life by hanging himself to death on a tree near Dhuri railway station on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Krishan Singh, a resident of Patran.
Member of Parliament Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday met Punjab governor Shivraj Patil at Chandigarh seeking the rollback of the Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill.
With Amloh Civil Hospital's 108 Ambulance lying in repair for the past 10-15 days, emergency services have been affected as the hospital has only one ambulance of its own and a morning-shift driver.
Following a verbal spat between Congress MLA Kuljeet Singh Nagra and Fatehgarh Sahib sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Pooja Syal Grewal at a meeting to discuss an anti-encroachment drive on Monday at the Sirhind municipal council office, the former lodged a complaint against the latter for using abusive language.
Four people, including a woman, travelling in a car were killed on Monday when their vehicle overturned and rammed into a tree on Samana-Patran Road.
With guest faculty constituting about 65% of the teaching staff at government colleges here, they are largely responsible for educating as many as 10,000 students.
Hunger strike by two national-level sportswomen, after being denied admission at the Government Physical Education College here, entered fourth day on Monday as talks between the agitators and Punjabi University management failed.
Bank employees' unions held a protest on Monday in front of the State Bank of Patiala (SBoP) head office against "unwarranted banking reforms", and seeking early wage revision.
A couple was crushed to death when a brief spell of heavy rains and high velocity winds caused a tree to fall on them, on Sunday.
Amity Law School, Noida, won the North India round of Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition organised by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, which concluded on Sunday.
Member of Parliament (MP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Dr Dharmvira Gandhi donated his one-month's salary to Jammu and Kashmir flood victims, on Sunday.