- Apr 17, 2015 23:29 IST
Three police personnel were injured in a clash between khet majdoors and electricity officials at Singhewala village under the Lambi police station on Friday evening when the locals protested against the move of the powercom officials to fix power meters outside their houses.
- Apr 17, 2015 23:25 IST
It has been about seven days since the official procurement of wheat started on paper, but farmers are still waiting for the procurement agencies and the officials concerned to enter the grain markets of the district. While officials say that procurement has been delayed to higher moisture content, farmers term it only an excuse.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:53 IST
In a suspected case of honour killing, Simarjeet Kaur, 28, was shot dead by her relatives early Thursday morning in Fatta Maloka village of Mansa district while she was travelling on a motorbike with her husband. Simarjeet, who belonged to Bhamme Kalan village, got married to Gurpyar Singh against the wishes of her parents in September last year.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:43 IST
The authorities of the Guru Gobind Singh (GGS) medical college and hospital had reportedly spent about Rs 2.5 lakh on the installation of close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the cancer department to check any theft or misbehaviour with the hospital staff, but cared little to buy some benches for the patients to sit on and wait for their turn to meet the doctor.
- Apr 16, 2015 22:34 IST
The district police have booked two people for the alleged murder of Amarjeet Kaur, a resident of Bathinda road here.
- Apr 16, 2015 13:53 IST
The burning of crops by farmers was causing loss to nutrients worth `350 crore in the state alone besides causing environmental pollution and damaging biodiversity, said Dr AK Dhawan, director of Central Soil and Materials Research Station.
- Apr 16, 2015 09:41 IST
Firing inside Bathinda Jail, two inmates rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds.
- Apr 15, 2015 22:39 IST
Even as the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has gained majority in the Punjab assembly on its own after winning the Dhuri bypoll, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has said that Parkash Singh Badal will continue to be the chief minister as well as the party’s face.
- Apr 15, 2015 21:42 IST
The issue of the Bahinda civilian airport at Bhisiana near here lying non-functional even after the formation of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre is creating an awkward situation for Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders, who are now making contradictory statements on the possibility of starting flights from this airport.
- Apr 15, 2015 21:33 IST
The district police have booked six persons, including two Canadian citizens, for duping a youth and his sister of Bhinder Kalan village in the district of Rs 28 lakh by promising to take them abroad.
- Apr 15, 2015 20:29 IST
A Canada-based Punjabi non-resident Indian (NRI) was gunned down over a land dispute at Kaliye Wala village, 20 km from the district headquarters, late on Tuesday evening.
- Apr 15, 2015 10:06 IST
Much water has flown down the bridge since the Maghi Mela at Muktsar in January for the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Punjab unit as unlike the previous conference, which was attended by all four MPs of the state, Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann was accompanied by only a handful of leaders at the Baisakhi Mela on Tuesday, somehow confirming rumours of a rift within the party unit.
- Apr 14, 2015 22:35 IST
Politics over minimum support price (MSP) and compensation to farmers for crop damage marked the political rallies organised by various parties at Damdama Sahib Gurdwara on the occasion of Baisakhi here on Tuesday.
- Apr 13, 2015 23:34 IST
Though the wheat crop will take at least 4-5 more days to be fully ready for harvest, yet the arrival of wheat has started from some parts of the district where the soil is sandy or less fertile, that leads to early maturity of the crop.
- Apr 13, 2015 23:28 IST
A youth allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his lover's house in Ganji Gulab Singhwala village here, the police said on Monday.