• Baby
    Aug 04, 2015 21:21 IST

    Two male foetuses found in sewage drain at Sangrur

    The district police found two male foetuses from a sewage drain near the Dhuri gate here on Tuesday. Station house officer (SHO) Sukhdev Singh said, "Sweeper Wajir of Sangrur notices the foetuses in a black polythene when he came to clean the drain in the morning."

  • Hindu organisations bandh call
    Aug 04, 2015 11:10 IST

    Hindu body blames Khalistani outfit for Punjab unit chief’s murder

    A day after Punjab unit chief of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Suraksha Samiti Manish Sood, aka, Bunty was shot dead by his security guard on Monday night, the samiti said the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) was behind his murder.

  • Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav addressing media in Karnal. CL Kashyap/HT
    Aug 03, 2015 21:59 IST

    Yogendra Yadav visited Punjabi University to muster support

    Taking timeout from his “ Jai Kisan Andolan”, Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday made a surprise visit at Punjabi University campus, where he interacted with the Students and faculty members and assured that he would raise the issue related to Education System in coming days.

  • Navjot Kaur Sidhu during CPS grill session in Amritsar on Saturday.Sameer Sehgal/HT
    Aug 03, 2015 21:55 IST

    Will quit BJP if it contests assembly polls with SAD: Dr Sidhu

    In a fresh trouble for the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) coalition in the state, BJP legislator from Amritsar Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Monday threatened to quit the party if it decides to contest the 2017 assembly elections in alliance with the Akalis.

Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan
    Aug 02, 2015 21:18 IST

    Jai Kisan Andolan is not socialist but political struggle: Yadav

    Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday said his "Jai Kisan Andolan" is not a socialist but a political struggle, which will build a political clout for farming and labour community.

  • Police doing lathi charge
    Aug 01, 2015 21:33 IST

    Unemployed linemen lathi-charged

    Five linemen were injured in police lathi-charge when they forcibly tried to enter the residence of finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on Saturday. Two were rushed to the hospital and later discharged after the first aid. The unemployed linemen were protesting to press their demands for jobs.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Aug 01, 2015 21:15 IST

    Seven arrested for gambling from hotel in Sangrur

    Police arrested seven persons for gambling at a vacant plot adjoining Ghajini hotel, in Sangrur on Saturday.

  • Symbolic photo: liquor vend
    Jul 31, 2015 19:05 IST

    114 bottles of illicit liquor seized in Sangrur

    The police recovered 114 bottles of country-made liquor in Sangrur on Thursday and arrested two persons in this connection.

  • Udham Singh-N
    Jul 31, 2015 18:55 IST

    Book release: 'Gatha Udham Singh' written by HC Arora

    ‘Gatha Udham Singh’, a book on freedom fighter Udham Singh, written by senior advocate of Punjab and Haryana high court HC Arora, was released by him along with Right to Information Act (RTI) activist Jatinder Jain on the 75th martyrdom day of Saheed Udham Singh here on Friday.

  • Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal. HT
    Jul 31, 2015 15:35 IST

    Badal seeks central help to modernise Punjab Police

    A day after union home minister Rajnath Singh lauded the role of Punjab Police in neutralising the three Pakistani terrorists at Dinanagar, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal urged the Centre to provide financial assistance to help modernise the state’s police force.

  • Balwant Singh Rajoana, key accused in former Punjab CM Beant Singh's murder case. (HT Photo)
    Jul 31, 2015 12:28 IST

    After Yakub’s hanging, focus back on Beant Singh’s assassin Rajoana

    With the hanging of Yakub Memon on Thursday morning, the focus has once again shifted to Patiala Central Jail, where Balwant Singh Rajoana is facing death sentence for former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh’s assassination.

  • A view of Punjabi University
    Jul 30, 2015 23:10 IST

    3 varsities to receive Rs 10-lakh grant each for farmer suicide survey

    Three varsities in the state - Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Punjabi University, Patiala, and Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, have each been granted Rs 10 lakh by the state government to carry out a state-level survey on farmer suicides. The varsities had been awaiting such funds since 2011.

  • police gym equipments Nabha Jail Patiala
    Jul 29, 2015 21:57 IST

    SSP takes stock of security arrangements at Nabha jail

    In the wake of the Dinanagar terrorist attack on Monday, the Patiala police are leaving no stone unturned to ensure security arrangements in and around district, with senior officers overseeing arrangements while deploying maximum security at the Nabha central jail.

  • Deputy commissioner Varun Roojam
    Jul 28, 2015 22:31 IST

    DC pulls up officials not attending plan panel meet

    Irked over indiscipline among officials, deputy commissioner Varun Roojam has sought explanation from heads of several public departments for skipping district planning committee meeting on Tuesday.

  • A farmer working in his fields as dark clouds loomed large over Bathinda on Tuesday. Sanjeev Kumar/HT
    Jul 27, 2015 21:51 IST

    Farmers’ body seeks reforms in agriculture sector

    A delegation of the Consortium of Indian Farmers Association (CIFA) has met Union parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu and apprised him of several issues concerning farmers’ fraternity and urged him to raise the demands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.