• Violence against women
    May 26, 2015 20:44 IST

    Suspecting infidelity, Ludhiana man stabs wife 14 times in full public view

    Suspecting his estranged wife of infidelity, a local scrap dealer stabbed her 14 times in full public view on Monday at GMT Colony in Basti Jodhewal area here. Police got there and arrested accused Kamal Kumar of Kailash Nagar under Sections 397 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code. Injured Deepika (28) was moved into the Ludhaina Civil Hospital, where doctors referred her to Rajendra Hospital in Patiala.

  • Agriculture
    May 26, 2015 18:35 IST

    Go for soil testing, avoid losses: Experts

    As the state's department of agriculture has recently announced that every farmer must maintain soil test cards and go for regular soil testing, the experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) said this effort was need of the hour as agricultural soil in the state was being overexploited due to very high crop intensification which, according to them, is about 190%.

  • Mandeep Sandhu who hails from Ludhiana won gold medal in the 52-kg category.
    May 26, 2015 18:10 IST

    Junior World Boxing Champion Mandeep Kaur Sandhu gets rousing welcome

    After winning the coveted title of Junior World Boxing Championship held at Taipei (Taiwan), golden girl Mandeep Kaur Sandhu received a warm welcome in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

  • murder
    May 25, 2015 22:03 IST

    Two 'depressed' Jagraon farmers end lives

    Two farmers allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Jagraon in Ludhiana district on Monday. Jugraj Singh of Sherpur Khurd village was rushed to hospital after he consumed some poisonous substance at his home. The doctors, however, declared him as brought dead.

  • Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu-n
    May 25, 2015 20:08 IST

    Bittu injured as police cane-charge Congmen in Ludhiana

    Nearly 20 Congress leaders, including Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and MLAs Bharat Bhushan Ashu and Rakesh Pandey, were injured on Monday as the police cane-charged partymen who were protesting 'anti-people' policies of the state government at the mini-secretariat here.

  • Visitors at the 200-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial after it has been opened to the public. HT photo
    May 25, 2015 19:34 IST

    Happy with the opening of Duleep Singh Memorial, villagers feel it will attract tourists

    With the inauguration of 200-year-old heritage monument Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial here on Sunday by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, the Bassian village has no doubt turned into a tourist village.

  • Congress
    May 25, 2015 17:08 IST

    Congress workers protest against 'anti-people' policies in Punjab

    Scores of Congress workers on Monday protested against the alleged "anti-people" policies of the Punjab government at the Mini-secretariat here, during which they were allegedly lathi-charged.

  • Protest
    May 25, 2015 16:21 IST

    Ludhiana: Congress workers protest against 'anti-people' policies in state

    Scores of Congress workers on Monday protested against the alleged "anti-people" policies of the Punjab government at the Mini-secretariat at Ludhiana, during which they were allegedly lathi-charged.

  • Visitors at the 200-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial after it has been opened to the public. HT photo
    May 25, 2015 12:40 IST

    Duleep Singh memorial opened to public

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal opened to the public for the first time a 200-year-old heritage monument — the memorial of Maharaja Duleep Singh — also known as the ‘Bassian Kothi’ at Bassian village near Raikot on Sunday after it underwent a restoration process for over four years that cost the state government more than `5 crore.

  • Robbery
    May 24, 2015 21:00 IST

    Police imposter loot Rs 48,500 from combine machine operator

    An unidentified man posing as police officer looted Rs 48,500 from a combine machine operator on Saturday. He has also looted tractor-trolley and truck drivers in past ten days.

  • Garbage
    May 24, 2015 20:55 IST

    Ludhiana: Garbage strewn on roads gives city a shabby look

    The improper lifting of garbage thrown on the roads has left the residents of the city hassled. People say heaps of garbage can be seen lying on the roads, giving the city a shabby look. The situation gets worsened during public holidays.

  • Gurmeet Singh Pinky
    May 24, 2015 20:41 IST

    Punjab: Controversial 'cat'-turned-dismissed cop Pinky got parole thrice in a year

    Controversial Punjab Police 'cat'-turned-dismissed cop Gurmeet Singh Pinky spent 486 days out of jail on parole from April 2008 to July 2012 before his premature release in June 2014.

  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Phase-8 Mohali. HT
    May 24, 2015 19:14 IST

    Punjab: PSEB Class-10 results on Tuesday

    The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will declare the Class-10 board examination results on Tuesday. The PSEB will upload subject-wise percentage of students on their official website. Students can access their results on

  • Street vendors
    May 24, 2015 18:45 IST

    Street vendors forced to pay bribe to station carts waiting for vending zones

    With delay in setting up of vending zones, the street vendors are raising questions over the role of municipal corporation (MC). Some vendors alleged that they are forced to pay “bribe” for stationing their carts to run businesses at various places, and the vending zones can provide them relief from this alleged corruption.

  • CBSE Board
    May 24, 2015 18:33 IST

    CBSE directs schools to constitute four-member inclusive committee

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools to constitute four-member school inclusive committees.