Meanwhile, the Opposition AAP held protests at several places, including Patiala, Barnala, Pathankot and Moga, against the Punjab government.
Published on Aug 02, 2020 03:31 PM IST
Chandigarh |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
They were killed after a speeding truck overloaded with gravel, overturned on them
Published on May 06, 2020 10:27 PM IST
Mahajan was injured while trader Ashok Kumar was killed in the attack.
Updated on Mar 01, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | HT Correspondent, Gurdaspur
Police recovered two sedans and bikes each that were stolen from the city besides 14 cars lifted from other parts of the country
Updated on Feb 08, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Batala An undertrial in a criminal case, Jugraj Singh, 32, of Jandiala, who had escaped from police custody while being taken for a court hearing on January 28 shot dead his wife, Sandeep Kaur, 28, at Cheema Khudi village under Sri Hargobindpur police station on Sunday night.
Published on Feb 03, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Batala | HT Correspondent
Accused, who shot half a dozen bullets at Jasbir Singh after an argument, was undergoing imprisonment in a murder case and was out on bail. This is the third political murder in two months in Majha
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Three assailants pumped 16 bullets into US-based NRI, Balwant Singh, 30, at his native Jodha village near Baba Bakala town of Amritsar district at 10pm on Friday. Senior superintendent of police, rural, Vikramjit Singh Duggal said the motive behind the attack is being probed and the accused will be caught soon.
Updated on Dec 21, 2019 11:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, AMRITSAR | HT Correspondent, Amritsar
Exactly a month after former Akali sarpanch Dalbir Singh was murdered at Dhilwan village in Batala, the main accused surrendered before the police on Thursday. Batala senior superintendent of police (SSP) Opinderjeet Singh Ghuman said the police had launched a hunt to trace main accused Balwinder Singh but he was evading arrest.
Published on Dec 19, 2019 10:57 PM IST
Former cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia and local SAD leader Ravi Karan Singh Kahlon had threatened a dharna in front of the SSP office if police did not arrest the accused in 48 hours
Published on Nov 25, 2019 01:09 AM IST
It has been couple of weeks since opening of the Kartarpur Corridor connecting Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur, last resting place of Guru Nanak, in Pakistan, but arrangements of public transport facility were yet to be made for the pilgrims on the 4km long national highway leading to the corridor.
Published on Nov 23, 2019 01:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Surjit Singh, Dera Baba Nanak
In the video she live-streamed, the victim said that Amandeep and his family should be held responsible for her death.
Published on Nov 22, 2019 12:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Batala |HT Correspondent
The incident occurred at Dhilwan village in Dera Baba Nanak area, police said
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 10:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , BatalaHT Correspondent
Three government officials have been dismissed in connection with the Batala cracker factory blast on the report of the magisterial probe which charged them with lapses for allowing the illegal factory run. As many as 24 people were killed and 25 injured in the blast on September 4.
Published on Nov 19, 2019 01:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , GurdaspurHT Correspondent
Community kitchens, songs, prayers and joy mark the journey of pilgrims on the road to Kartarpur Corridor; it’s a happy occasion for the border area that has seen many seasons of sorrow
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur |Nirupama Dutt
The Cabinet also gave a green signal to the new guidelines for the disbursement of capital subsidy and investment incentives to industrial units lying closed in the state.
Published on Oct 24, 2019 10:32 PM IST
Matter came to the fore after the arrest of gangster Harminder Singh, say police; arms and ammunitions also recovered
Published on Oct 23, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , JalandharHT Correspondent
Additional 5,000 cops, including 900 officials, deployed in Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Batala police districts
Published on Oct 12, 2019 12:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |Ravinder Vasudeva and Vinay Dhingra
Strike brings work to a halt at DC office, employees seek arrest of MLA Simarjeet Bains in a case of misbehaviour with Gurdaspur DC
The DC Office Employees’ Union (DCOEU) sat on a dharna at the DC office, raising slogans of ‘Simarjeet Bains murdabad
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 11:41 PM IST
30-year-old Vicky who was on life support system succumbed to injuries on Monday, doctors said
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
Police have booked Atam Nagar (Ludhiana) MLA and Lok Insaaf Party president, Simarjeet Singh Bains, on the compliant of Batala sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Balbir Raj Singh for berating Gurdaspur deputy commissioner (DC) Vipul Ujwal on Thursday. The move comes after a video clip of the incident had gone viral on Thursday where in the MLA was seen talking to the DC in derogatory manner.
Published on Sep 09, 2019 12:25 AM IST
Gurdaspur deputy commissioner Vipul Ujwal told that a team was constituted under additional deputy commissioner (general) Tajinder Pal Singh Sandhu and by Monday morning, the committee will start probe into the incident.
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 12:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Batala | , BatalaHT Correspondent
The case was registered under Sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 427 (mischief causing damage to amount of ₹50) and Sections 3, 4, and 5 of the Explosive Substances Act on the complaint filed by Civil Lines station house officer (SHO) Mukhtiar Singh.
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 03:49 AM IST
Batala | , BatalaVishal Sally
At least, 23 people have lost their lives while 27 others have suffered injuries in the fire that occurred at a crackers factory in Gurdaspur’s Batala city on Wednesday.
Published on Sep 05, 2019 11:59 AM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International
Some of those injured in a firecracker factory explosion at Gurdaspur district’s Batala on Wednesday afternoon recounted the horror at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital (GNDH) where they were brought for treatment. Seven of the injured were referred to GNDH by the Batala civil hospital as one of the factory owners, Amrit Singh, 32, was declared dead on arrival.
Published on Sep 05, 2019 01:40 AM IST
, AmritsarAnil Sharma and Mandeep Kaur Narula
‘Extrajudicial’ killings in Punjab: SC to hear PIL tomorrow, victims’ kin pray for justice at Akal Takht
With the Supreme Court on Monday taking up a public interest litigation (PIL) related to alleged extra-judicial killings of 8,257 persons in Punjab during militancy, the families of some victims gathered at the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs, to pray for justice.
Published on Sep 01, 2019 01:16 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Amritsar
During investigation, the police found that the victim Jasbir Kaur was last seen accompanying Rajwinder Kaur (30), the issueless woman, going towards the house of the tantrik Dehso on the outskirts of the village.
Updated on May 01, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Amarinder Singh sought an additional allocation of Rs 150 crore under the Central Road Fund (CRF) for the upgradation of the road network in Sultanpur Lodhi, Batala, Dera Baba Nanak and Gurdaspur. The towns are associated with the life of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
Updated on Nov 25, 2018 06:20 PM IST
Chandigarh |Press Trust of India
As per norms, whenever an unidentified body is found, it is the duty of the municipal committee to make arrangements for its cremation, including transport in an ambulance that is stationed on its premises round the clock.
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 08:08 PM IST
Hndustan Times, Batala | HT Correspondent
On the statement of the victim, police registered a case under Section 376 (rape), 316 (causing death of quick unborn child) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 12:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | HT Correspondent
A native of Cheema Khuddi village of Batala in Gurdaspur district, Cheema is former national vice-president of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. He is also member of Punjab State Board of Drug De-addiction.
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 11:11 PM IST