• crimes against women
    Jul 07, 2015 18:14 IST

    One booked for raping girl on pretext of marriage

    An 18-year-old girl has been allegedly molested and raped by a youth on the pretext of marriage. As per the complaint registered on Monday evening by the victim, the accused Sukhwinder Singh (25) molested her in a farm in November 2014.

  • murder
    Jul 07, 2015 18:00 IST

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Mistaken medicine claims life of youth

    One youth has been reported dead due to intake of wrong medicine at his home in Jalveri village, here. Victim Arshdeep Singh's (18) father Baljinder Singh said Arshdeep had complaint of regular headache and he often used to take medicines.

  • Medical Insurance
    Jul 06, 2015 23:45 IST

    Lack of staff affects day-to-day working of Sunam Civil Hospital

    Lack of infrastructure, ill-equipped laboratories and insufficient staff mar the day-to-day working of Shaheed Udham Singh Civil Hospital situated on the State Highway 12-A, here.

  • veteran actor Satish Kaul
    Jul 06, 2015 22:17 IST

    Artists' association wants actor Satish Kaul to be shifted to Mumbai

    Innovative Artist Welfare Association, a Mumbai-based theatre artists' welfare society, wants Satish Kaul (70) -- a veteran Punjabi actor, who is presently under medical treatment at Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur, Patiala district-- to be shifted to Mumbai.

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Jul 06, 2015 22:05 IST

    Badal pushed state into Rs 1.65 lakh crore debt trap, says Amarinder

    Congress deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday accused chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of derailing the state's economy. He said Badal had pushed Punjab into Rs 1.65 lakh crore debt trap.

  • Railways
    Jul 06, 2015 20:06 IST

    Sirhind railway police bust gang of fake TTEs

    The joint operation of Sirhind railway police and Railway Protection Force (RPF) has busted an infamous 'Lifafe Baazi' gang of fake travelling ticket examiners (TTEs) with the arrest of its three members at Sirhind Railway Junction on Monday.

  • Girls participating in 800 metres race in Women district level
    Jul 06, 2015 19:23 IST

    60% posts of DPEs lying vacant in govt schools of Fatehgarh Sahib

    Tall claims of the Punjab government to promote sports at the ground level have proved to be a hoax as more than 60% posts of DPEs (Diploma Physical Education) are vacant in high and secondary schools in the district.

  • Takht Keshgarh Sahib
    Jul 06, 2015 12:07 IST

    Gurus’ relics placed at Takht Keshgarh Sahib

    Relics of the Sikh Gurus, which were brought to Anandpur Sahib from Patiala, were placed at the Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib in the city on Sunday.

  • RSS activists
    Jul 05, 2015 22:41 IST

    Former SAD-A MP who represented Badal shoe hurler joins RSS offshoot

    For making a mass base among Sikhs, who are traditional vote bank of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, an offshoot of Hindu radical organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), has inducted Panthic ideologue Rajdev Singh Khalsa.

  • Ravjot Grewal
    Jul 05, 2015 21:38 IST

    UPSC civil services exam: 2014 PCS topper secures 109th rank

    Ravjot Grewal, the Punjab Civil Services (PCS) examination topper in 2014, has secured 109th rank in the Union Public Service Commission’s civil services examination, the results for which were declared on Saturday.

  • Jagdish Singh Bhola in district courts in SAS Nagar. Gurminder Singh/HT
    Jul 04, 2015 21:36 IST

    ED chargesheets five of Bhola's family among 11

    In the money laundering case linked to the synthetic-drug racket, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now filed charge sheet against 11 people, including five members of the family of drug lord Jagdish Bhola.

  • Education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema-N
    Jul 04, 2015 21:06 IST

    Amarinder dreaming like Mungeri Lal: Cheema

    The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday said that it had no objection if former chief minister Amarinder Singh liked to dream like Mungeri lal for establishment of the Congress government in the state.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Jul 04, 2015 20:47 IST

    Capt Amarinder tells Parkash Singh Badal to come out of medieval mindset

    Continuing his tirade against the Punjab government in general and the Badals in particular, Amritsar MP and Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday advised chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to come out of his "medieval mindset" as the world had moved past his "two-century-old" sangat darshan idea.

  • Bir Devinder Singh-n
    Jul 03, 2015 20:51 IST

    Move to appoint chief secretary in SGPC unjustified: Bir Devinder

    Former deputy speaker of Punjab and Congress leader Bir Devinder Singh has termed outrageous and unpardonable the move of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) to appoint chief secretary and a battery of secretaries, additional secretaries and deputy and assistant secretaries.

  • Rajoana after being produced in a court for a hearing in Patiala
    Jul 03, 2015 20:44 IST

    Rajoana rushed to Rajindra Hospital following complaints of back pain

    Balwant Singh Rajoana, a Babbar Khalsa International terrorist facing death sentence for former chief minister Beant Singh's assassination, was brought to government Rajindra Hospital, following a complaint of severe back pain and numbness in the right thigh on Friday morning.