Jalandhar

  • Baljit Singh Gurdaspur SP
    Jul 29, 2015 21:16 IST

    Gurdaspur hero SP Baljit Singh cremated with full state honours

    Emotions ran high as people from all walks of life bid a tearful adieu to Gurdaspur superintendent of police (detective) Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, was cremated with full state honours here on Wednesday.

  • Parkash Singh Badal
    Jul 29, 2015 11:37 IST

    Responsibility of guarding border with BSF: Badal

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that he did not want to indulge in a blame game over the Gurdaspur terror attack but there was no denying the fact that the responsibility of guarding the Indo-Pak border was with the Border Security Force (BSF).

  • Chandigarh police personnel outside the Sector 34 multiplex where ‘MSG The messenger’ is releasing.
    Jul 28, 2015 23:11 IST

    3 held with over 1 crore in hawala money in Jalandhar, Punjab

    A team of counter intelligence officers held three persons after recovering hawala money of over Rs one crore in cash from their possession on Monday night in Kartarpur town of district.

  • A file photo of Kapurthala Modern Jail. HT Photo
    Jul 28, 2015 21:11 IST

    Minor's death in jail: Judicial probe finds negligence by jail staff

    A judicial probe into the death of a minor Muslim boy, who was locked up with hardened criminals at an age of 16 in the jail, has found "negligence" by jail staff over the use of phone by the undertrial.

  • Firefighters in action after a Punjab Roadways bus caught fire in Jalandhar on Tuesday. HT Photo
    Jul 28, 2015 20:31 IST

    Punjab roadways bus catches fire, passengers safe

    Panic spread in the city after a Punjab roadways bus heading to Chandigarh from Amritsar caught fire on the PAP flyover here on Tuesday evening.

  • Delhi-Lahore bus
    Jul 28, 2015 20:03 IST

    Hindu leaders try to stop Delhi-Lahore bus, taken into custody

    As many as 50 workers of Hindu Jagriti Manch and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday tried to stop Delhi-Lahore bus at PAP Chowk, Jalandhar in protest against Pakistan's 'involvement' in Gurdaspur terror attack.

  • congress protest at Siswan T-point
    Jul 28, 2015 14:42 IST

    BJP workers attempt to stop Delhi-Lahore bus in Jalandhar

    Around 50 BJP workers tried to stop Delhi-Lahore bus in PAP chowk against Pakistan over Gurdaspur terror attack around 1pm in Jalandhar on Tuesday.

  • Ring Ka King
    Jul 27, 2015 18:49 IST

    Cricket has given me a lot, now it's my turn to give it back: Bhajji

    It was a moment of joy for students of IVY World School when ace cricketer Harbhajan Singh, fondly known as 'Bhajji', reached the school to inaugurate 'Harbhajan Singh Cricket Academy' with the motive to groom young cricketing talent and enable them to pursue a professional career in cricket.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 18:26 IST

    Security beefed up after Gurdaspur attack across the city

    The security has been beefed in entire state after a high alert was issued, following the terror attack in Gurdaspur on Monday morning.

  • The cases of ATM theft is rising in the region. HT Photo
    Jul 26, 2015 23:27 IST

    Rs 4.17 lakh looted from ATM in Hoshiarpur

    Unidentified persons struck at an automated teller machine (ATM) of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) at Bhikhowal village in the district in the wee hours of Sunday and decamped with Rs 4.17 lakh.

  • Crime
    Jul 25, 2015 23:30 IST

    2 arrested for raping minor in Jalandhar

    Police on Saturday arrested two youths for gangraping a 17-year-old girl and making a video of the crime at Ekta Nagar locality here on Friday night.

  • Anti-encroachment drive
    Jul 25, 2015 19:07 IST

    MC drive fails as illegal encroachments resurface again

    The campaign started by Phagwara municipal corporation (MC) to remove illegal encroachments has been a failure, as vendors with illegal stalls who had been removed from outside the bus stand by the authorities on Friday evening have again installed their stalls and shops at same place in less than 24 hours.

  • PTU
    Jul 25, 2015 19:00 IST

    Indefinite strike by PTU staff puts students in tizzy situation

    Due to the tussle between the staff of IK Gujral-Punjab Technical University (IKG-PTU) and government over the issue of transferring of corpus funds to build Maharaja Ranjit Singh Technical University in Bathinda, students of hundreds of state institutions affiliated with the university are suffering unnecessarily.

  • Manohar Parrikar
    Jul 25, 2015 09:48 IST

    MoD gives nod to commercial flights at Adampur air base

    A crucial hurdle in setting up commercial airport at the Adampur air force station has been cleared, with the Union defence ministry on Friday giving no-objection certificate (NOC) to start commercial flights from the air base.

  • Senior BJP leader and an MLA from Jalandhar Manoranjan Kalia
    Jul 24, 2015 22:42 IST

    Punjab BJP president backs Shanta, says charges against him baseless

    A day after former minister and Jalandhar (Central) MLA Manoranjan Kalia levelled serious allegations of misappropriation of election funds against veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Himachal Shanta Kumar, the Punjab unit of the party on Friday disassociated itself from the charges.