Patiala

  • 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.

  • alcohol
    Jul 02, 2015 19:29 IST

    Sangrur: 152 bottles of country-made liquor seized

    In two separate incidents on Thursday, police seized 152 bottles of country-made liquor during a routine patrol at Amargarh and Dirba police stations.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, former Punjab chief minister. HT Photo
    Jul 02, 2015 18:59 IST

    Badal govt's blueprint for facelift of rural areas a daydream: Bhattal

    Senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Thursday termed deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's statement about the blueprint for the Rs 6,000-crore facelift of the state's rural areas "daydreaming", saying the present government was allegedly borrowing money even to run its day-to-day affairs.

  • Farmer
    Jul 01, 2015 19:45 IST

    Farm machinery-making unit owners booked for cheating

    A case of cheating and fraud has been registered against two residents of Sandaur for not delivering two threshing machines worth Rs 3.9 lakh, despite having been paid an advance of Rs 1 lakh by the complainant.

  • Crime
    Jul 01, 2015 18:38 IST

    Man booked for trying to kill wife in Sangrur village

    Jasbir Singh (50), a resident of Bhattian Khurd village under Amargarh police station, has been booked for attempting to murder his wife Balwinder Kaur (45), on a complaint by her nephew Sukhwinder Singh (25), a resident of Bhora Khurd village.

  • Avtar Singh Makkar
    Jun 30, 2015 20:08 IST

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee forms panel to review Golden Temple 'replica'

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday formed a five-member committee to review the controversial structure of a gurdwara modelled on the Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple). Gurdwara Sachkhand Angeetha Sahib, Mastuana, situated on the Sangrur-Barnala road, about 60 km from Patiala, has been repeatedly in the eye of a storm over the past two decades.

  • Members of the Safai Karamchari Union Holding a protest for their demands at Industarial Area, Chandigarh
    Jun 30, 2015 19:14 IST

    Protest held against delay in 'one rank, one pension'

    Around 200 members of the Ex-servicemen Welfare Committee took out a protest march against the Union government for delay in implementing the 'one-rank, one pension' scheme.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Jun 30, 2015 19:04 IST

    Five booked for cheating at Longowal

    The district police here on Monday registered a case of cheating against five persons at the Dhilwan police station in Longowal subdivision.

  • Jun 29, 2015 23:14 IST

    Shaheed Udham Singh's house almost restored

    The restoration of the ancestral house of Shaheed Udham Singh is nearing completion here, as martyr's 75th death anniversary approaches on July 31.

  • Visitors waiting outside Suvidha Centre in Ludhiana. JS Grewal/ HT
    Jun 29, 2015 19:38 IST

    Sirhind community centre develops cracks, no action against officials yet

    While around Rs 1.20 crore spent on the community centre on Khanpur Road in Sirhind are likely to go down the drain as the building has already developed cracks, allegedly due to substandard material used for its construction, the officials responsible for it have not been penalised yet.

  • Kids, Water Park,ludhiana
    Jun 29, 2015 18:25 IST

    Fatehgarh Sahib lags behind in entertainment facilities

    While the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is planning to develop smart cities, residents of Fatehgarh Sahib are not happy with the project as they say that it is not good to keep developing the already developed cities.

  • Jun 29, 2015 11:32 IST

    Pak-based group hacks vigilance bureau website

    Making a mockery of the cyber security of the Punjab government, a group calling itself ‘Pakistan Cyber Attackers’ has allegedly hacked the website of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau, the agency that probes corruption cases.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Jun 28, 2015 22:40 IST

    Punjab CM Badal welcomes Niti Aayog’s proposal to prune central schemes

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday welcomed the Niti Aayog’s proposal to reduce the list of centrally sponsored schemes and favoured giving a free hand to states to prepare their own “need-based plans”.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Jun 28, 2015 15:28 IST

    Parkash Singh Badal welcomes NITI Aayog's proposal on schemes

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday welcomed the Niti Aayog’s proposal to reduce the list of centrally sponsored schemes and favoured giving a free hand to states to prepare their own “need-based plans”.