- May 23, 2015 19:24 IST
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.
- May 23, 2015 18:38 IST
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.
- May 22, 2015 23:26 IST
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.
- May 22, 2015 20:24 IST
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.
- May 21, 2015 20:30 IST
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".
- May 21, 2015 19:48 IST
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.
- May 21, 2015 19:03 IST
Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Thursday, justified the Punjab government's decision to levy cess on consumers to mobilise additional revenue of Rs 1,400 crore annually. "To improve the infrastructure of the state, we can afford to impose tax on fuel and other services."
- May 20, 2015 22:09 IST
The Juvenile Justice Board on Wednesday ordered the release of the 13-year-old boy who had been arrested on May 6 after activists of the Punjab Students Union and Naujawan Bharat Sabha allegedly damaged a bus here. The boy was released from the juvenile home and handed him over to his maternal grandmother Balvir Kaur.
- May 20, 2015 22:01 IST
A day after bringing embarrassment to the party by confessing that he had saved drug peddlers in the past, Rajya Sabha MP and SAD general secretary Balwinder Singh Bhunder, now, seems to be doing a flip-flop. Apparently having been pulled up by the party top brass and following sharp reactions from different quarters on his statement, Bhunder in an attempt to make his point clear made different statements verbally and in written.
- May 20, 2015 20:37 IST
The Muktsar police have decided to cancel the FIR after finding the complaint by two minor sisters from Kotli Sangar village, in which they had alleged that the conductor of a private bus service had tried to molest them, as false.
- May 20, 2015 19:57 IST
The grant of a panchayat will be 'suspended' if it does not co-operate with the head of the government school in the village to deal with complaints of eve-teasing and takes steps to ensure the security of the women staff as well as girl students in future.
- May 20, 2015 19:38 IST
The police have arrested two people for allegedly uploading a morphed objectionable photo of a minor girl on the social networking website Facebook.
- May 19, 2015 09:47 IST
Gidderbaha MLA and national president of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) Amrinder Singh Raja Warring along with hundreds of party workers on Monday staged a protest demanding the immediate release of the student union activists from Faridkot jail.
- May 18, 2015 20:49 IST
An elderly farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance following a land dispute at Kokri Kalan village under the Dharamkot subdivision, 23 km from the district headquarters, on Monday.
- May 18, 2015 19:24 IST
A newly married woman died under mysterious circumstances at her house near Bahia Fort on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, the victim's parents alleged that their daughter was murdered by her in-laws.