• Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    May 26, 2015 19:43 IST

    BJP was part of cabinet that approved entry tax on sugar: Badal

    Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday clarified that the BJP was part of the cabinet meeting that took the decision to levy entry tax on sugar in the state. The BJP had alleged that the party was kept in the dark on the decision.

  • Crime
    May 26, 2015 19:29 IST

    Moga school van driver booked for 'molesting' teacher

    The district police on Tuesday booked Sukhraj Singh, driver of a private school van, on the charge of molesting a teacher. Suraj Pal, station house officer (SHO) of Chrik police station, said the victim, a resident of Madeeran Wala Nawan village under Baghapurana subdivision in the district, told the local police that the driver molested her aboard the van when she was going home on December 24, 2014.

  • Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal. HT
    May 26, 2015 19:16 IST

    Entry tax on sugar: Badal says decision taken by BJP-SAD

    A day after its alliance partner BJP expressed dissatisfaction over SAD not taking it into confidence before imposing an entry tax on sugar, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asserted that each and every decision to govern the state was taken collectively.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    May 25, 2015 23:49 IST

    Fake degree racket: Owners of Patiala, Mansa centres held

    Three owners of two educational centres in Patiala and Mansa districts were arrested on Monday for issuing fake degrees of Nagaland-based Global Open University.

  • Parkash Singh Badal-N
    May 25, 2015 17:15 IST

    Narendra Modi has done wonders in one year, says Parkash Singh Badal

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today hailed Narendra Modi-led NDA government's performance in the past one year, saying he has done "wonders" in a short span of time which the Congress "could never do even in two decades."

  • alcohol
    May 24, 2015 20:55 IST

    People ransack liquor vend in Jhumba village

    The residents of Jhumba village on Sunday morning damaged a liquor vend alleging that the vend was causing nuisance for the residents and despite repeated requests the vend was not removed.

  • murder
    May 24, 2015 18:59 IST

    Bathinda: Three booked for murdering man

    The police have booked three people for allegedly murdering a man because one of the accused suspected that the victim was having illicit relations with his wife.

  • Drugs-n
    May 24, 2015 18:54 IST

    Ferozepur: Cop arrested for involvement in drug trade

    A Punjab police head constable has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the drug trade, police said on Sunday.

  • Hockey. HT Photo
    May 23, 2015 19:59 IST

    State-level hockey player goes missing in Malerkotla

    The police are yet to trace a state-level hockey player who has been 'missing' since May 16. Sandeep Kaur (13), a student of Class 9 at Sahibzada Fateh Singh School here, was staying with her grandparents. Sandeep's mother had died some time back and her father works as a labourer in Sangrur.

  • Electricity
    May 23, 2015 19:24 IST

    PSPCL officials on raid to check power theft attacked

    The officials of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), who had gone to conduct a raid to check power theft in Bhagi Wander village on Saturday morning, were attacked by the residents after the officials found some of them indulging in theft of power.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 23, 2015 18:38 IST

    Faridkot: New court inaugurated for Jaitu subdivision

    Justices TPS Mann and Lisa Gill, judges of the Punjab and Haryana high court, on Saturday, jointly inaugurated the new sub-divisional level judicial court in Jaitu town of the district.

  • Gurnam Singh at his house in Lopo village in Moga on Friday. HT Photo
    May 22, 2015 23:26 IST

    54-year-old Dalit man chained in house by family

    Penury dulls sensibilities and in a shocking instance of this, a 54-year-old Dalit man has been chained in his own house by his wife and children for over six months now at Lopo village under Nihal Singh Wala subdivision, 25 km from the district headquarter.

  • Union cabinet minister Harsimrat Badal. HT Photo.
    May 22, 2015 20:24 IST

    NDA’s one year rule has pulled country out of quagmire: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

    Union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here on Friday that the NDA government’s one-year rule at the Centre has pulled the country out of the quagmire of corruption.

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    May 21, 2015 20:30 IST

    Badal slams Congress for demanding Prez rule in Punjab

    Slamming the Congress for demanding the President's Rule in the state, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said the demand was "totally baseless, absurd and without any legal sanctity".

  • Seniors relax by the sea
    May 21, 2015 19:48 IST

    Rs 2.61 crore disbursed as old age pension in Moga

    The district social security department has disbursed Rs 2.6 crore as financial help to 52,258 elderly people across the district under the Punjab government's old age pension scheme.