• Brilliance World School organised
    Sep 04, 2015 21:32 IST

    Govt school teachers send their own kids to private schools

    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.

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Sep 04, 2015 20:37 IST

    State Cong recast prerogative of high command: Amarinder

    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.

  • An aerial view of flyover at Jahangir Chowk bearing a deserted look during curfew in Srinagar
    Sep 04, 2015 20:28 IST

    Absence of traffic dividers leads to traffic chaos at flyover No. 22

    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.

  • Anganwadi workers
    Sep 04, 2015 20:01 IST

    Farmers protest outside PSPCL office, block road for three hours

    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.

  • Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann-n
    Sep 03, 2015 23:26 IST

    Bhagwant Mann demands explusion of Gandhi, Khalsa from AAP

    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.

  • Honey bee sitting on a flowers.Bharat Bhushan/HT
    Sep 03, 2015 19:45 IST

    Technology still drives farm growth: PAU study

    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'.

  • Congress protest in Srinagar
    Sep 03, 2015 12:25 IST

    Protest against sports director as MAKA trophy reaches Pbi varsity

    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.

  • Dismaland
    Sep 02, 2015 22:19 IST

    Selfie craze' claims two young lives in Patiala

    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.

  • Aam Aadmi Party logo, AAP
    Sep 02, 2015 20:33 IST

    AAP holds first of 40 rallies as part of 'join Punjab mission'

    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.

  • Shakeel Ahmed
    Sep 01, 2015 22:55 IST

    Ahmed defends Capt's rallies, calls for SAD-BJP ouster in '17 poll

    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.

  • Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dharamvira Gandhi
    Aug 31, 2015 22:43 IST

    Gandhi to take legal action against AAP disciplinary committee

    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.

  • preneet kaur protest
    Aug 31, 2015 22:07 IST

    Cong slams SAD-BJP govt for ignoring Patiala for Smart City project

    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.

  • Delhi’s underage delinquents,  Juvenile crime
    Aug 31, 2015 19:11 IST

    Fatehgarh Sahib police arrest two in Bahadurgarh murder case

    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.

  • AAP MP from Patiala Dharamvira Gandhi (left) and Harinder Singh Khalsa during a rally at Baba Bakala. (HT PHOTO)
    Aug 30, 2015 22:56 IST

    Won't resign from party, will fight, say Dr Gandhi, Khalsa

    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.

  • pic 1
    Aug 30, 2015 22:10 IST

    Eight ex-students of Akal Academy booked for ragging Sangrur student

    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.