The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command has sought to perform quite a balancing act while deciding candidates for two of the three Lok Sabha seats that it is to contest in alliance with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. While the ticket for Gurdaspur remains undecided, grave infighting in the BJP state unit cast its shadow on the decisions for Amritsar and Hoshiarpur.
The city police have arrested two men after seizing seven stolen mobile phones and a sharp-edged weapon from them at Focal Point here on Sunday morning.
Even two years after its notification, the victim compensation fund scheme has failed to find takers in the city.
Throwing all norms to the wind, vendors and shopkeepers at Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Inter-state Bus Stand here have been selling uncovered eatables, putting the consumers' lives at risk.
Singer-actor Jassi Jasraj and lawyer Himmat Singh Shergill, who has been fighting the case of Gujarat Sikh farmers in the Supreme Court, have emerged as the two main contenders for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Anandpur Sahib constituency.
Six migrant labourers suffered burns on Friday evening following a sudden explosion in an oil tank at a pipe-fitting factory at the industrial estate here.
The team of Burundi students was declared winners at One World cultural diversity five-day event at Lovely Professional University near here on Saturday.
The Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Maruti Suzuki, Gurgaon, and DD Motors, Delhi, to pay Rs.
15,000 as compensation and litigation expenses to the complainant besides repairing his car free of cost.
A 10-km distributary of the Bist-Doab canal which was renovated at a cost of Rs. 7 crore by the state government has once again started turning into a garbage dumping site.
The city police have booked former Akali councillor Manjit Singh Titu and four of his supporters for allegedly assaulting former BJP councillor Kamal Sharma and his nephew on Friday night.
Almost six weeks after doctors declared him dead, Ashutosh Maharaj continues to be in "samadhi" (deep meditation) for the managers of his Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) dera here.
An 11-year-old boy who went missing on Thursday afternoon from Birring village was traced to Adampur sub-division of the district on Friday.
With belans (rolling pins) in their hand, women are ready to fight for drug-free elections this time.
The Rs. 3.84-crore project to renovate Nehru Garden at Company Bagh, which started in November 2009, has been hanging in the balance since.
With a view to lowering burden of cases at police stations, the city commisisonerate police said the investigation of road accident cases would be conducted by traffic wing from now.