- Sep 04, 2015 21:32 IST
Government school teachers do not trust the schools where they teach and earn their living as far as the study of their children is concerned. Instead, their loyalty lies with the private schools and prefer to send their wards there as they feel these schools are better groomed there. Chances of preferring a private school over a government one are ten times. This revelation came from the data of 37 schools in Barnala district compiled by HT.
- Sep 04, 2015 20:37 IST
Following reports of a recast in the Punjab Congress, party's deputy leader in the Lok Sabha and Amritsar member of Parliament (MP) Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said any changes in the party setup were prerogative of the party high command.
- Sep 04, 2015 20:28 IST
The absence of dividers to separate the traffic on both sides on flyover number 22 has become a nuisance for commuters, as it leads to traffic chaos on the road everyday.
- Sep 04, 2015 20:01 IST
The Hariau village farmers led by Bharti Kisan Union (Dakaunda) blocked the main road for more than three hours and burnt the effigy of state government outside the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) office, here on Friday.
- Sep 03, 2015 23:26 IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann on Thursday demanded the expulsion of suspended leaders Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from the party.
- Sep 03, 2015 19:45 IST
Against the general perception that agricultural growth has slowed down in Punjab since past few years, experts at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, are of the view that technology and policies backed by state and central governments still drive agriculture, the 'mother of economic growth'.
- Sep 03, 2015 12:25 IST
A high drama was witnessed on the arrival of the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) trophy at Punjabi University on Wednesday when some protesters, including a student union, reached at the spot and started shouting slogans against the appointment of sports director Raj Kumar Sharma, who had also joined the celebrations after getting anticipatory bail from the high court on the fake degree controversy recently.
- Sep 02, 2015 22:19 IST
In a bizarre incident, the 'selfie craze' claimed two young lives in Patiala as they slipped into the Bhakra Canal on Nabha road while they were busy taking pictures.
- Sep 02, 2015 20:33 IST
Ahead of the 2017 assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday held the first of the proposed 40 rallies across the state under its 'Punjab Jodo Abhiyan' (join Punjab mission). The rallies are to be held within a month. Wednesday's rally was attended by around 5,000 people from the district.
- Sep 01, 2015 22:55 IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Shakeel Ahmed on Tuesday defended Captain Amarinder Singh's rallies across Punjab, maintaining that it is not possible for one person to run around and hold rallies to promote party ideology.
- Aug 31, 2015 22:43 IST
Terming the disciplinary committee of the party as prejudiced, Dr Dharamvira Gandhi on Monday announced to file a defamation case against Dalip Pandey and Deepak Bajpai, the members of recently constituted National Disciplinary action committee of Aam Aadmi Party, for charging him for hobnobbing with the Shiromani Akali Dal.
- Aug 31, 2015 22:07 IST
Former Union minister and sitting Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur along with senior Congress party leaders of the district here on Monday criticised the anti-development policies of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for deliberately leaving out Patiala city from the list of 100 'Smart Cities' project.
- Aug 31, 2015 19:11 IST
With the arrest of two persons, the local police here on Monday claimed to have solved the murder case of an auto-rickshaw driver who was killed at Bahadurgarh in Haryana on August 18.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:56 IST
The suspension from the party has failed to deter the rebel in MPs Dr Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa, as both have decided to stay in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and fight from within to revive its original ideology.
- Aug 30, 2015 22:10 IST
Rajgarh Police have booked eight ex-students (the institute expelled them after receiving a complaint) at the academy under the provisions of the state law that prohibits ragging and other Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Saturday.