An 85-year-old woman, Mohan Devi, of Ananad Pur Rarha area was found dead at her residence on Saturday evening.Her body bears bleeding marks, which was coming out of her ears, and there were scars on her neck.
A 22-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by three men at Sarna village near here, police said on Saturday.
The removal of the All-India Pingalwara Society’s stall by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) from the Golden Temple Plaza has evoked sharp criticism from the society and its chairperson Bibi Inderjeet Kaur, who protested the move by holding a sit-in where the stall stood.
A probe initiated into the Patti sub jail officials in Tarn Taran district allowing dancers to perform for the inmates during a Baisakhi function organised inside the jail on April 14 has found the jail authorities on wrong footing.
As the construction work of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project is affecting various parts of the city and giving a tough time to the commuters, the worst hit is Batala Road, where an elevated path is being constructed for buses.
Joining the radical voice, activists of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) members took out a protest march on Friday morning, demanding a ban on the film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ across the country.
Two senior Congress leaders of Amritsar have appealed to the party high command to hand over the reins of the party in Punjab to former chief minister and local MP Capt Amarinder Singh.
A group of four unidentified men fired shots outside VMS College here on Friday. The college is owned by Congress MLA Ashwani Sekhri.
Tension prevailed in Mission Compound area after the body of an army man “bearing injury marks” was found hanging from the shutter of one of the shops on Thursday morning.
The benefits of the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) will only be known only after it is completed, but right now it has caused nothing but annoyance and inconvenience to the residents.
Wheat grains are of uneven size and shrivelled, having no uniform colour and the moisture content is higher than the permissible limit fixed for procurement by government food agencies.
Unfazed by the criticism and the Punjab government’s decision to suspend the film, filmmaker Harinder Sikka spoke to Usmeet Kaur about how the “superfluous protests” and “concocted stories” by Sikh radical groups have led to intellectuals being deprived of an “informative” film like ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’.
Started amid much fanfare, only time will tell what future the much-hyped Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) holds for the people of Amritsar as, as of now, it is quite painful for them to bear the troubles created by the construction work.
Jasbir Singh, additional commissioner, Amritsar municipal corporation (MC), on Wednesday said he intended to work out a strategy for proper collection of house and property taxes.
As the family of Asian Games medallist athlete Khushbir Kaur is forced to live in a cowshed after her college failed to construct the promised house for her, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has assured to help the family.