Amritsar

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 03, 2015 21:20 IST

    Witness in cable operator suicide case moves local court

    A witness in the cable operator suicide case of April 28, Gurdev Singh Bhullar has moved a local court seeking directions to the Special Investigating Team (SIT) for recording his statement in the case.

  • A 13-year-old girl along with her mother were thrown out of a moving bus for resisting molestation
    May 03, 2015 21:12 IST

    Commission ask police to ensure victims’ identification by family

    The Nation Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Moga administration to ensure that the identification of the accused nabbed by police is done by the victim’s family.

  • BJP chief Amit Shah
    May 03, 2015 20:02 IST

    'Humiliated' BJP leaders show their scars to Shah

    The Punjab leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday gave party president Amit Shah a deeper insight into their "dukh-dard" (pain) and questioned the logic of staying in an unhappy marriage with the Akalis.

  • BJP chief Amit Shah, Kamal Sharma
    May 03, 2015 19:54 IST

    BJP launches 'Maha Sampark Abhiyan' in Punjab

    The BJP's nationwide 'Maha Sampark Abhiyan', which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 1, also got off the ground in Punjab.

  • A beautiful view of the Golden Temple on a cloudy day in Amritsar. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    May 03, 2015 09:32 IST

    Amit Shah’s guards enter Golden Temple with arms

    Two security personnel accompanying BJP chief Amit Shah entered the Golden Temple complex with weapons in their hip holsters, which is against the ‘maryada’ (tenets) of the shrine.

  • Amit Shah
    May 02, 2015 22:05 IST

    High-command understands your pain: Shah to state BJP workers

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah offered Punjab's saffron leaders no immediate solution to the problems with ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) but his assurance that the party high-command understood their agony is some consolation.

  • Amritsar Municipal Corporation. HT Photo
    May 02, 2015 21:50 IST

    Amritsar: MC to go strict on house tax collection, but in friendly way

    In juxtapose to its previous practice of shaming the defaulters of house tax dues by beating of ‘dhol’, especially close to the end of the financial year, the Amritsar municipal corporation has now decided to be strict but people friendly.

  •  Sri Guru Granth Sahib
    May 02, 2015 21:39 IST

    Centre on studies in Sri Guru Granth Sahib chalks out plan to reach out to youth

    British historian and a philosopher professor Arnold Toynbee has aptly remarked, “Mankind’s religious future may be obscure yet one thing can be foreseen — the living higher religions are going to influence each other more than ever before in the days of increasing communication between all parts of the world and all branches of human race. In this coming religious debate, the Sikh religion and its scriptures, The Adi Granth, will have something of special value to say to the rest of the world.”

  • A labourer chopping wheat stalks
    May 01, 2015 19:59 IST

    Wheat procurement gathers momentum in Gurdaspur

    As much as 83,580 metric tonnes of wheat arrived at 92 mandis in the district by Thursday evening, of which 57,572 metric tonnes were procured by various government agencies and private traders.

  • Amit Shah
    May 01, 2015 19:46 IST

    Stage set for Amit Shah visit to Amritsar

    After missing out on the anti-drug public rally in January, BJP national president Amit Shah will make his first visit to Punjab after the installation of the Modi government in New Delhi.

  • Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Gumukh Singh, Jathedar Takht Damdama Sahib
    May 01, 2015 10:04 IST

    Akal Takht orders Canadian Sikh to halt publication of scripture

    The Akal Takht has taken a serious note of the Guru Granth Sahib being printed in two parts instead of as a single entity. The issue was brought to the notice of takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh by members of the Sant Samaj in a memorandum submitted to him.

  • May 01, 2015 09:51 IST

    Woman hurt in mishap dies after giving birth on road in Amritsar

    A pregnant 21-year-old resident of Bundala village in the district gave birth to a baby boy on the road, before succumbing to her injuries at Jandiala Guru on Thursday after the motorcycle she was riding pillion was hit by a rashly-driven tractor-trolley.

  • earthquake, Nepal
    Apr 30, 2015 21:17 IST

    SGPC relief material air lifted to Kathmandu

    The relief material arranged by the Shiromani Gurdawra Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) was air lifted by an Indian Air Force (IAF) place from the Chandigarh airport on Thursday for the earthquake hit families of Nepal.

  • Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh addressing the people at Golden Temple
    Apr 30, 2015 21:10 IST

    Akal Takht orders Canadian Sikh to halt publication of Guru Granth Sahib

    The Akal Takht has taken a serious note of the Guru Granth Sahib being printed in two parts instead of as a single entity.

  • A collapsed building
    Apr 29, 2015 20:42 IST

    SGPC begins relief work for quake-hit people in Kathmandu

    A four-member committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) visited some of the earthquake affected areas of Kathmandu and set up a relief camp at Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar in Kathmandu.