• Jaspal Kaur
    Apr 25, 2015 09:30 IST

    Akali leader’s driver booked for Patiala double murder

    Claiming to have solved the double murder of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) women’s wing district president Jaspal Kaur Dharni and her son Ajit Singh, the police on Friday booked the SAD leader’s part-time driver for murder.

  • A football match in progress during the HPU Inter-college Football Tournament
    Apr 24, 2015 18:51 IST

    Patiala: PSPCL organises 40th All India Football Tournament

    The 40th All India Electricity Sports Control Board Football Tournament organised by the Punjab state power corporation limited (PSPCL) began at Patiala on Friday morning.

  • Huge piles of wheat bags at New Grain Market in Jalandhar on Sunday. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    Apr 24, 2015 18:38 IST

    Grain markets choked as sold produce yet to be freighted out

    A crisis of sorts has developed at the mandis (grain markets) in the district as government and private agencies that have purchased stocks of wheat have yet to despatch it out.

  • Coal India
    Apr 24, 2015 09:26 IST

    PSPCL paid Rs 391 crore fine, wants to recover it from you

    After requesting the electricity regulator to enhance the tariff, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) now wants to burden the consumers further to recover Rs 391 crore it has paid as fine for taking coal out of the Pachwara mine in Jharkhand.

  • After the conclusion
    Apr 23, 2015 22:44 IST

    Double murder: Police points at involvement of Dharni’s family members in crime

    A day after the confessional statement of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) women’s wing district president Jaspal Kaur Dharni’s driver, the Patiala police said it got some leads pointing at the involvement of family members in the double murder case.

  • murder
    Apr 23, 2015 22:41 IST

    Patiala: Under debt, farmer commits suicide

    A middle age farmer committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at here Bhadso village on Wednesday as he could not settle the financial dispute with a moneylender over the piece of land. A court had also given judgment against the farmer.

  • Indian farmers protest
    Apr 23, 2015 21:26 IST

    Lok adalats in Sangrur district on Friday

    District and sessions judge-cum-chairman, district legal services authority, Balbir Singh, said on Thursday that the courts of Sangrur district and its sub-divisions Dhuri, Sunam, Moonak and Malerkotla would take up family and labour cases at lok adalats on Sarurday and solve them mutually. Singh said there would be no court fee for hearing of the cases.

  • People going through the books at Govt Central library in Patiala.
    Apr 23, 2015 00:20 IST

    Storehouse of rarities, central-state library succumbing to govt apathy

    It's a deserted hall, considering the number rare manuscripts and books here. Moreover, most of the 250 daily visitors to the central-state library in the district are students - interested only in screening books to help them prepare for competitive examinations.

  • Apr 22, 2015 21:36 IST

    Congress vindicated on 'bogus' Atta-Dal scheme: Preneet Kaur

    Congress leader and Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur on Wednesday said her party's grievance about the "arbitrary and discriminatory" method employed for registration of beneficiaries for the revised Atta-Dal scheme in the state stood vindicated as nearly 50% beneficiaries were allegedly found to be bogus.

  • Students of World earth day
    Apr 22, 2015 20:39 IST

    Fatehgarh Sahib judges celebrate Earth Day

    In a noble way to commemorate the World Earth Day, the judges of the Fatehgarh Sahib sessions division planted saplings in and around the judicial complex and ADR Centre on Wednesday.

  • Jaspal Kaur
    Apr 22, 2015 00:22 IST

    SAD women district president, son found dead

    The district president of the Shiromani Akali Dal women's wing (rural) and her son were found dead under mysterious circumstances on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Jaspal Kaur Dharni, 48, and her son Ajit Singh Dharni (24).

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Apr 21, 2015 20:49 IST

    Dr Gandhi dares AAP leadership to expel him

    After being removed as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) parliamentary party leader, Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday again challenged the party's decision to expel Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan and dared the AAP leadership to expel him too.

  • Haryana governer Kaptan Singh Solanki
    Apr 21, 2015 20:46 IST

    Cong wants guv sacked for 'projecting Badal as prez'

    Punjab and Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki has run into trouble with the Congress for saying at a university convocation in Phagwara on Monday that he hoped to see Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal as country's next president.

  • Crime
    Apr 21, 2015 19:34 IST

    Crime against women: In-laws booked for attempt to murder

    The Patiala police have booked in-laws of a 25-year-old woman in an attempt to murder case and subjecting the woman to cruelty on Monday.

  • hospital
    Apr 21, 2015 18:54 IST

    Family reluctant to allow shifting of LGB syndrome patients to Patiala

    Doctors treating three of a family suffering from Landry-Guillain-Barre (LGB) syndrome have advised the family to shift the three to government Rajindra hospital, but the family is reluctant to shift them from Rajpura civil hospital.