Parampreet Singh Narula is a staff correspondent with the Jalandhar bureau at Hindustan Times. He covers political, rural and agriculture issues in Punjab.
Articles by Parampreet Singh Narula
While Congress’ sitting MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary is confident of securing the party ticket and getting re-elected from Jalandhar reserved (SC) seat, the SAD is struggling to find a befitting match for the battle.
Every six months, a panel of three doctors, formed on the orders of the Punjab and Haryana high court, inspects the body to check for decomposition.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh / Jalandhar | ByRavinder Vasudeva and Parampreet Singh Narula, Chandigarh/jalandhar
Kerala nun rape case: Autopsy report says no injuries found on Father Kuriakose, suggests natural death
Father Kuriakose was a key witness in the Kerala nun rape case; he testified against the accused Franco Mulakkal.
Priest who testified against bishop in Kerala nun rape case died natural death, indicates autopsy report
Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his room on the Catholic Church premises in Dasuya. His family and supporters of the nun had said they suspected foul play.
Kuriakose’s brother Jose Kurian, cousin John Thomas and nephew Jojo Thomas had reached Dasuya to lodge formal complaint casting aspersions on the ‘natural death’ theory.
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByParampreet Singh Narula, Dasuya (hoshiarpur)
The brother of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who was found dead in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur on Monday, has lodged a police complaint alleging the priest was being harassed by controversial former Jalandhar bishop, Franco Mulakkal, and his supporters . Kattuthara, 62, had testified against Mulakkal, who was arrested last month on allegations of raping a Kerala nun repeatedly over a period of two years.
Kerala nun rape case: New complaint claims Franco Mulakkal harassed priest who testified against him
The brother of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who was found dead in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur on Monday, has lodged a police complaint alleging the priest was being harassed by former Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal and his supporters.
Relatives say the priest was being threatened and allege foul play
Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani had also ruled out any statutory inquiry into the incident, saying it was a case of trespass on rail tracks.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Jalandhar | ByParampreet Singh Narula, Amritsar/jalandhar
A speeding passenger train mowed down at least 61 people in Amritsar and left many injured when the crowd was watching the Ravan’s effigy going up in flames.
Dalbir had got married last year and has an eight-month old daughter.
A terror module was busted on October 10 with the arrest of three Kashmiri students, while one was arrested later
All four accused were schoolmates; had picked consignment from Amritsar on October 7.
Jalandhar police commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said the police have just asked the four students to cooperate as part of investigation and they will be released later
Hindustan Times | ByParampreet Singh Narula, Jalandhar
After arrest of three Kashmiri students in Jalandhar with ‘terror links’, another student rounded up
The accused has been identified as Sohail of Awantipura in Jammu and Kashmir, reportedly studying at a private institute in Dera Bassi. National Investigation Agency (NIA) intervened and took stock of the incident.
The firm claims that the decision was taken due to increased instances of forged documents being submitted.
Of the 418 seats, the Congress has secured 312 seats while Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) managed to win 58 seats only. The remaining 34 seats went to other parties and independents.
The development came a month after Hindustan Times highlighted that cancer patients have to shell out money from their pockets on bus fare to visit hospitals for treatment.
According to the data, the Jalandhar RPO issued 4.48 lakh passports in 2017, of which 60% were fresh while the remaining 40% were cases of renewal or reissuance.
At present, at least 100 Indian youths, mostly Punjabis, are detained in federal detention centres in the southern US for entering the country by the illegal route.
Hindustan Times, Kapurthala | ByParampreet Singh Narula, Kapurthala:
The majority of civil hospitals in the state have run out of the free travel coupons to be disbursed among the beneficiaries
Harmanpreet’s degree was found to be fake in a vigilance inquiry by Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCSU), Meerut.
Police in Jalandhar and Kapurthala have arrested 10 foreign nationals with heroin since Congress came to power last year.
All the suspended officials are continuing to mark their attendance at the civic body in the absence of any written orders of their suspension.
The Jalandhar municipal corporation officials, who were suspended by Navjot Singh Sidhu suspended during a surprise visit, have not received any written orders .
The school could be shifted to an adjacent building for which the government will bear the expense
Hindustan Times, Kapurthala | ByParampreet Singh Narula
Rural minister directs officials in state to follow suit
The statement came a day after Khaira faced flak from all political parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party.
The rally was organised to convey gratitude to the public for choosing Congress candidate Hardev Singh Ladi Sherowalia in the Shahkot bypoll, which helped the Congress to secure a two/third majority in the Punjab assembly.
Hindustan Times, Shahkot (Jalandhar) | ByParampreet Singh Narula, Shahkot (jalandhar)
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