• crimes against women
    Feb 26, 2015 21:24 IST

    Five get life term in Jalandhar rape-murder

    A local court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to the five men accused in the rape-murder of a 16-year-old girl of Lasoori Mohalla in the city in November 2009. The victim's charred body was found in a vacant plot at Green Park on November 11, 2009.

  • SAD-BJP supporters celebrating their victory
    Feb 26, 2015 20:47 IST

    SAD-BJP combine clinches convincing win in Hoshiarpur

    Clinching a convincing victory, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) combine bagged 27 of the 50 wards in the municipal corporation elections, the results for which were declared on Thursday.

  • SAD-BJP activists welcoming newly-elected BJP
    Feb 26, 2015 13:09 IST

    SAD-BJP bags 27 seats in Hoshiarpur MC polls

    The SAD-BJP alliance here on Thursday won 27 seats in municipal corporation polls. Congress won 17 while Independents got 6 seats.

    Feb 26, 2015 12:19 IST

    SAD-BJP wins most Doaba seats, but alarm bells for some MLAs

    Even as the SAD-BJP managed to put up a good show in the municipal council and nagar panchayats polls in Doaba, the results have set alarm bells ringing for many SAD MLAs from the region.

  • Crops
    Feb 25, 2015 22:34 IST

    Storm damages dozen of houses in Nakodar, 2 hurt; 40% crops damaged

    High intensity wind coupled with rain damaged a dozen of dwellings and uprooted trees in various parts of Jalandhar district around 12.40pm on Wednesday.

  • The Karwal brothers (from right) Charanjit Singh, Darshan Singh and Raninder Singh are contesting from Adampur
    Feb 25, 2015 20:54 IST

    SAD rebels, 3 Karwal brothers outnumber all in Adampur

    Making history of sorts, three brothers contesting as rebel SAD candidates from Adampur municipal council won their seats, giving a huge setback to the ruling SAD-BJP, particularly to local Akali MLA and chief parliamentary secretary Pawan Kumar Tinu.

  • Suicide-N
    Feb 25, 2015 18:39 IST

    Jalandhar: Daily wager hangs self from a ceiling fan

    A daily wager, Vinod Kumar, alias, Sonu (24), was reportedly found hanging from a ceiling fan with his wrist slit in new vegetable market near Maqsudan on Wednesday morning.

  • Lahore Bomb-blast
    Feb 24, 2015 23:01 IST

    12 injured seriously in Jalandhar factory blast

    Twelve persons, including five women, suffered serious burn injuries in a sudden explosion that took place in a hose-manufacturing factory at Industrial Estate Extension on Tuesday morning in the city.

  • blast 3
    Feb 24, 2015 14:48 IST

    12 workers injured at hose wire manufacturing unit

    A sudden blast in RM Exportsa hose wire manufacturing unit in industrial estate Jalandhar left 12 workers severely injured on Tuesday.

  • Protesters-N, raising slogans against the Government Railway Police
    Feb 24, 2015 10:34 IST

    Custodial death’: Phagwara railway station vandalised

    Hundreds of people belonging to the Balmiki community created ruckus at the local railway station on Monday during a protest against the death of a theft accused in the custody of the Government Railway Police (GRP).

  • Indian Judiciary
    Feb 23, 2015 21:25 IST

    Phillaur man gets life term for killing wife

    A local court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to Harpreet Singh, a resident of Mehsampur village near Phillaur, for murdering his wife Rajwinder Kaur. The district and sessions judge Raj Shekhar Attri also imposed Rs 5,000 fine on him.

  • SAD symbol
    Feb 23, 2015 18:06 IST

    Shiromani Akali Dal fights without symbol in Congress citadel in Phillaur

    Known as a Congress citadel that has given the party significant leads in subsequent assembly and parliamentary elections for over two decades, Phillaur town is gearing up for a tough contest between the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal with the issue of drugs emerging as a major plank against the ruling dispensation.

  • Indore civic polls
    Feb 23, 2015 09:54 IST

    Phagwara records 73%; Hoshiarpur at 67%

    Polling for the newly created Phagwara Municipal Corporation ended peacefully on Sunday with an overwhelming 73% voting for 50 seats. Long queues were seen since morning at all 96 booths, and the turnout till noon was almost 30%, which increased to 52% by 2pm and 68% by 4pm. The voting was carried out under heavy security, since 18 booths had been marked hyper-sensitive and 62 declared sensitive.

  • Electronic Voting Machine
    Feb 23, 2015 09:50 IST

    Amid a low-decibel campaign, candidates fear ‘poachers’

    There are no rallies, no nukkad meetings, and no road shows in Garhshankar. Candidates go door to door sans flags and garlands, alone usually. Electioneering in this subdivision is kept low key, as candidates fear revealing their supporters to poachers

  • Team India celebrates
    Feb 23, 2015 09:42 IST

    Big hit: Cricket bat scores over other symbols

    In the world cup season, cricket bat or batsman are the biggest hits as poll symbols with 20% of the independents in the six municipal council and two nagar panchayat elections in the district.