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The Sangrur District Jail superintendent Balwinder Singh, his deputy Amar Singh and warder Gurpartap Singh were booked for giving facilities to prisoners after taking bribe.(HT file photo)

Sangrur jail superintendent, his deputy and warder booked for taking bribe to keep two inmates out of prison

By Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 10:39 AM IST
Trio helped the prisoners by prolonging their stay outside the jail on the basis of false health reports despite them having completed their Covid-19 isolation period.
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Relatives of farmers who are believed to have died by suicide over debt issues, seen holding photographs of the deceased during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at Tikri Border in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Relatives of farmers who are believed to have died by suicide over debt issues, seen holding photographs of the deceased during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at Tikri Border in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Widows, mothers of farmers who died by suicide join stir at Delhi’s Tikri border

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:18 AM IST
Holding photographs of their loved ones, the women were seen raising slogans against the new farm laws at the Delhi-Haryana border in Tikri near a separate stage set up by Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan).
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Shops on Heritage Street leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar remained closed on Tuesday in support of the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers protesting the Centre’s new farm laws.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Shops on Heritage Street leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar remained closed on Tuesday in support of the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers protesting the Centre’s new farm laws.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Total bandh in Congress-ruled Punjab in solidarity with farmers’ protesting against three farm laws

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Punjab Roadways suspends operations as chakka jam underway from 11am to 3pm
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Trident will start training batches within 10 days(HT photo)
Trident will start training batches within 10 days(HT photo)

Trident Group to train 1,500 people under Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:35 AM IST
The trades to be covered under the training program are apparel and textiles and the five districts being targeted for the scheme are Barnala, Bathinda, Sangrur, Fazilka and Mansa.
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After Haryana Police blocked their entry at Khanauri border in Sangrur district on Wednesday, Punjab’s farmers have decided to undertake the Delhi Chalo march through other routes besides trying to enter through the highway again on Thursday.(Avtar Singh/HT)
After Haryana Police blocked their entry at Khanauri border in Sangrur district on Wednesday, Punjab’s farmers have decided to undertake the Delhi Chalo march through other routes besides trying to enter through the highway again on Thursday.(Avtar Singh/HT)

Punjab farmers modify plan, to march to Delhi via alternative routes besides Haryana highways

By Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 04:28 PM IST
While BKU Ekta-Ugrahan and Sidhupur factions are camping on the border at Khanauri and Moonak in Sangrur, Kirti Kisan Union, BKU Rajewal and Kadian are heading for entry points from neighbouring Patiala district.
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Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) activists being stopped from entering Haryana at the Doomwali barrier between Bathinda and Sirsa districts on Wednesday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) activists being stopped from entering Haryana at the Doomwali barrier between Bathinda and Sirsa districts on Wednesday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Barred from entering Haryana, farmers from Punjab prepare for long haul at inter-state border

By Vishal Joshi | Hindustan Times, Bathinda/Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Announce week-long dharnas at entry points if they are not allowed to carry out Delhi Chalo march from tomorrow
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(Left) Outgoing Punjab RSS chief Brijbhushan Bedi, 90, with his successor Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia, 67, at a meting in Chandigarh.(HT photo)
(Left) Outgoing Punjab RSS chief Brijbhushan Bedi, 90, with his successor Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia, 67, at a meting in Chandigarh.(HT photo)

Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia takes charge as Punjab RSS chief

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The appointment of another Sikh face as the Punjab RSS head is significant in the backdrop SAD’s break-up with the BJP. Symbolically, it signals the saffron party’s strategy on Sikh outreach and make inroads in rural Punjab.
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Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU Ekta-Ugrahan), including women, staged protests outside nearly 10 fuel stations.(HT Photo)
Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU Ekta-Ugrahan), including women, staged protests outside nearly 10 fuel stations.(HT Photo)

Farmers lay siege to corporate-owned fuel stations, stores in Sangrur, Barnala

By Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times/Sangrur, Sangrur
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 05:09 PM IST
They were protesting against the Centre’s new agriculture laws on the fourth consecutive day as part of their indefinite ‘rail roko’ agitation.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh during a farmers’ rally at Bhawanigarh near Sangrur on the second day of the party’s Kheti Bachao Yatra on Monday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh during a farmers’ rally at Bhawanigarh near Sangrur on the second day of the party’s Kheti Bachao Yatra on Monday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Modi weakening govt procurement system to benefit businessmen friends, Rahul Gandhi tells Punjab farmers

By Vishal Rambani and Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:30 AM IST
ON DAY 2 Addressing rally in Sangrur district, says Congress will join the fight of the farmers till the illogical, black laws are scrapped
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A medic collects a sample at a testing booth at CHC Model Town in Patiala on Tuesday.(File Photo)
A medic collects a sample at a testing booth at CHC Model Town in Patiala on Tuesday.(File Photo)

Punjab health dept faces public refusal to be being tested

By Navrajdeep Singh | Hindustan Times/Patiala, Patiala
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 07:52 PM IST
A health official said that for past one week, the department has given each health sub-centre a target of collecting 100 samples a day.
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Divisional commissioner Chander Gaind (right) addressing media persons in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Divisional commissioner Chander Gaind (right) addressing media persons in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ludhiana fourth Punjab district to launch Tree for Gun scheme

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
People to be encouraged to plant saplings besides increasing the green cover of the district by growing at least 54,000 plants annually
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The Central government in February had allocated ₹1,426 crore to PGIMER in its Union budget, ₹724 crore less than what it had sought.(HT Photo)
The Central government in February had allocated ₹1,426 crore to PGIMER in its Union budget, ₹724 crore less than what it had sought.(HT Photo)

PGIMER seeks 485 crore from Centre under supplementary budget grant

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 10:32 PM IST
The institute is also not likely to generate estimated revenues of 150 crore for this financial year because of partial closure of medical services.
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Kin of the victim protesting with his body in Sangrur on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Kin of the victim protesting with his body in Sangrur on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

Cong leader, husband, 3 sons booked for abetment to suicide in Sangrur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur, Sangrur
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:18 AM IST
The victim, a ward attendant at Sangrur civil hospital, had consumed poison after his daughter eloped with a son of the leader, wife of the victim has alleged
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A cartridge shell outside the house of businessman and hotelier Rajesh Singla’s home in Sector 33 where armed gunmen had fired 17 shots on the evening of May 31. A gym owner was rounded up on Tuesday on suspicion of planning the shooting.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
A cartridge shell outside the house of businessman and hotelier Rajesh Singla’s home in Sector 33 where armed gunmen had fired 17 shots on the evening of May 31. A gym owner was rounded up on Tuesday on suspicion of planning the shooting.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Gym owner detained in Chandigarh’s Sec 33 firing case for ‘rivalry’ with liquor baron

UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Gursewak, belongs to Sangrur and lives in Shivalik Vihar, Zirakpur, where he also owns the gym Fitness Street. He was detained by the police on Tuesday with Ravi, his friend and Gurdeep Singh of Mohali’s Sohana, the owner of the vehicle used for the shooting
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The SSP said that Naib Singh of Ahmedgarh was found missing from Sandaur isolation centre on April 30, but his wife and daughter were in the centre.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo. Representative image)
The SSP said that Naib Singh of Ahmedgarh was found missing from Sandaur isolation centre on April 30, but his wife and daughter were in the centre.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo. Representative image)

2 men booked for escaping from isolation centres in Sangrur

By HT Correspondent| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 06:35 PM IST
One of the accused has returned to the quarantine facility, but will face action, said police
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Wife, lover get life term for murdering man in Sangrur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 10:41 PM IST
Mandeep Kaur, alias Aman, of Changli village, and Mohammad Shehbaz of Malerkotla were sentenced by the court of additional sessions judge Rajneesh for murdering Jaswinder Singh, 30.
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SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowa (2nd from right), Damdami Taksal head Harnam Singh Dhumma and others after unveiling portrait of former SAD and SGPC president Jagdev Singh Talwandi at Central Sikh Museum at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowa (2nd from right), Damdami Taksal head Harnam Singh Dhumma and others after unveiling portrait of former SAD and SGPC president Jagdev Singh Talwandi at Central Sikh Museum at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

5 years after his death, SGPC unveils Talwandi’s portrait in Golden Temple

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Talwandi was known as the Iron Man (Loh Purush) of Akali politics and had also held the position of the SAD president twice.
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Edu dept to offer door-to-door bus service for primary schools

By Harmandeep Singh | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2020 09:55 PM IST
The pilot project is being launched in Fatehgarh Sahib, Sangrur, Fazilka, Mansa and Jalandhar districts.
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Sangrur’s cancer hospital empanelled under Ayushman Bharat Yojana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2020 09:39 PM IST
The hospital is a unit of the Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai.
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‘Abortion racket may be running deeper’: Panchkula civil hospital doctor’s bail plea junked

By Yuvraj Kaushal | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Court observes that without the custodial interrogation of the doctor, peon, qualitative investigation of the case was not possible
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Anganwadi staff protesting for job regularisation, pay hike detained

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Punjab, Sangrur/bathinda
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:51 PM IST
The protesters demanded increase in their pay scale and re-admission of children aged between 3 and 6- at anganwari centres.
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20,000 for female foeticide: Men behind abortion deal sting already booked in two cases

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 01:00 AM IST
Police records show the Patiala men had been booked in Punjab and Haryana on extortion charges over the past five years
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Badals in cahoots with Capt, their buses still plying without permits: Dhindsas

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:02 PM IST
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Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Unemployed teachers protest outside Punjab CM’s house in Patiala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
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Eye on SGPC polls, Dhindsas invite Panthic leaders at Sangrur rally

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:33 PM IST
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LONGOWAL VAN TRAGEDY Sangrur admn to shift all 200 students to govt schools

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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27-year-old brain dead Sangrur man gives new lease of life to four

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 01:09 AM IST
He was admitted with fatal head injuries at a civil hospital in Kharar on February 9 and was referred to Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research on February 10
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Four students, aged between four and six, were killed and eight others injured on Saturday after their school van caught fire in Longowal town of Punjab’s Sangrur district(HT Photo)
Four students, aged between four and six, were killed and eight others injured on Saturday after their school van caught fire in Longowal town of Punjab’s Sangrur district(HT Photo)

4 students killed as school van catches fire in Punjab’s Sangrur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Sangrur
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 04:13 PM IST
They said a dozen students were travelling in the van belonging to Simran Public School in Longowal. The driver managed to pull out eight children, who have been admitted to a hospital in nearby Sunam.
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A forensic team and police with the vehicle that judicial officer Sahil Singla was driving in Chandigarh on Friday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
A forensic team and police with the vehicle that judicial officer Sahil Singla was driving in Chandigarh on Friday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Pathankot judicial magistrate killed in Chandigarh car crash

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Pathankot judicial magistrate first class Sahil Singla was reportedly driving at a high speed when the Innova rammed into a pole on the road dividing Sectors 16 and 23 in the heart of Chandigarh around 2am
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Muslims seek Akal Takht’s support in fight against CAA

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:21 PM IST
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