Ludhiana

  • Crime
    May 03, 2015 22:36 IST

    Another case of molestation alleged aboard private bus in Khanna

    Even as the Moga case continues to reverbate across the state, a similar case of molestation of a woman aboard a moving private bus surfaced in Khanna on Sunday. What makes the case even worse is that the bus did not stop after being signaled to stop by the police at a check-point and could finally only be apprehended after a chase.

  • May 03, 2015 19:39 IST

    Punjab Police shielding Badal: Phoolka

    Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) senior leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka has shot off a letter to India's President, stating that there was a complete breakdown of law and order in Punjab.

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    May 03, 2015 19:24 IST

    Moga incident makes people feel insecure: Manish Tewari

    Expressing concerns over the "deteriorating"law and order situation in Punjab in the backdrop of the "molestation"and death of a young girl in a bus in Moga recently, senior Congress leader and former Union minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said that there was a feeling of fear and insecurity among the people in Punjab.

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    May 03, 2015 18:53 IST

    Ludhiana: Two held with stolen ready made garments

    The Daresi police arrested two persons of a gang for burglary on Sunday. The accused stole readymade garments worth Rs 3.50 lakh from a shop in Kalyan Nagar on Friday. The police have recovered the stolen garments from their possession.

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    May 03, 2015 13:10 IST

    Ludhiana: Coerced into having sex by lover, 17-year-old girl immolates herself

    Harassed by repeated rape by her paramour, who threatened to make their relationship public and bringing her disgrace, a 17-year-old girl allegedly immolated herself after pouring kerosene on herself in Hargobind Nagar on Friday.

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    May 02, 2015 22:11 IST

    To favour private operators, roadways ceases bus service on profitable routes

    Accusing the state transport department of favouring private bus operators, Punjab Roadways' employees say route and timings of buses are changed at will to suit a few private players owing allegiance to the ruling party.

  • Railways
    May 02, 2015 21:58 IST

    Railways asks govt to check blockade

    Concerned over the increasing trend of protests on rail tracks, Ferozepur divisional railway manager (DRM) Anuj Prakash has written to Punjab chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal to stop agitators from blocking the rail traffic in public interest.

  • Cycle industry has demanded checking of imports by imposing duty on the weight of products
    May 02, 2015 21:23 IST

    City bicycle industrialists to learn Chinese technology

    In the wake of rapid strides being made by Chinese cycle and parts manufacturers and their increasing stake in the world's market, the Ludhiana industry has decided to follow in the footsteps of their Chinese counterparts

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    May 02, 2015 19:43 IST

    Coerced into having sex by paramour,17-year-old girl immolates herself

    Harassed by repeated rape by her paramour, who threatened to make their relationship public and bringing her disgrace, a 17-year-old girl allegedly immolated herself after pouring kerosene on herself in Hargobind Nagar on Friday.

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    May 02, 2015 19:33 IST

    Ludhiana: Industrialist's driver tries to rape 14-year-old, held

    A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 14-year-old girl in Urban Estate Dugri on Friday.

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    May 02, 2015 15:16 IST

    Burglars decamp with cash, jewellery after sedating two

    The house owner was away at the time of the incident, with his wife and daughter back home. Interestingly, the house is just 50 metres away from the Kochar Market police post.

  • Members of Hotel and Guest house association argue with police official .Sameer Sehgal/HT
    May 01, 2015 23:00 IST

    Congress, AAP hold protest; seek action against Sukhbir, Harsimrat

    The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday held protests at Baghapurana against the Punjab government over the Moga incident, which left a 13-year-old girl dead, and demanded action against deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union minister Harsimrat Badal.

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    May 01, 2015 20:23 IST

    Hike in fuel prices concerns Ludhiana residents

    The worries of a common man do not seem to be receding as after a slight slash in the fuel prices last month, the central government has raised petrol price by `3.96 per litre and diesel by `2.37 per litre. This would take its toll on the household budgets of the city residents as the prices of essential commodities are likely to rise in the coming days.

  • Cycle industry has demanded checking of imports by imposing duty on the weight of products
    May 01, 2015 20:13 IST

    Ludhiana: Tremors in Nepal affect city industrialists' business

    The devastating earthquake in Nepal has once again brought to the fore the impact of natural calamities in and around the country on the industry in Ludhiana. Be it floods in Kashmir or Uttrakhand, industry in the city has always been affected.

  • Anganwadi workers
    May 01, 2015 20:08 IST

    Not paid salary for 15 months, teachersto boycott examination duty at varsities

    Irked with non-payment of salaries for the past 15 months, members of the Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union (PCCTU) have decided to boycott university exam duty between May 15 and 22. The union will boycott examination duty in all three universities — Panjab University, Chandigarh; Punjabi University, Patiala; and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.