Fast acting as catalyst for Khalistan separatists: MP Bittu
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The Congress MP Bittu showed no interest in meeting Khalsa as the group was stopped by the police at the gate.

Cherry tomatoes in all hues and shapes from PAU
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Last year, PAU had released a red cherry tomato variety by the name of ‘Punjab Red Cherry’.

After Abdul Kalam’s death, some schools remain shut on Tuesday, Punjab government asks why
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Punjab Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema said, “Declaring an off day was against the spirit of the teachings of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam."

Frustrated by poor state of roads, Ludhiana residents invite PM Modi to visit their colonies
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The residents, most of them illiterate, submitted a letter to Ludhiana MC with their thumb prints demanding construction of roads that were neglected for years.

Husband stabs wife 14 times suspecting infidelity
Tue, May 26, 2015

In her complaint, Deepika told police that she was married to Kamal Kumar around ten years ago. He used to suspect her for infidelity.

PSEB issues separate merit list for sports students
Tue, May 26, 2015

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) on Tuesday issued two separate merit lists - with sports and without sports (only academics) - for students of class 10th.

Following High Court orders on Safe School Vahan Scheme, schools organize refresher course for drivers
Mon, May 25, 2015

Punjab and Haryana High court recently directed schools to follow norms ensuring safe transportation of school students, following which Ludhiana schools held counselling session for drivers.

Congress protests against SAD-BJP policies amid heavy police presence
Mon, May 25, 2015

More than 100 Congress supporters were detained by the police and later taken to different police stations and released a few hours later.

Major fire at Dal Bazaar in Ludhiana, fire tenders struggle in narrow streets of old city
Sat, May 16, 2015

Firemen work without safety masks in dense smoke, heat; a portion of building collapses

Punjab govt hires firm to promote policies on web
Thu, May 14, 2015

The company is reportedly being paid Rs 1.5 crore for two years, starting March 2015.

Girls bag top three positions in PSEB Class XII exams
Tue, May 12, 2015

Darshveer Kaur of Ludhiana and Saima Rashid of Ropar shared the top position with both securing 100 per cent marks.

Protestors gherao, vandalize vehicle of Ludhiana Congress MP Bittu
Sun, May 10, 2015

The protesters led by Charanjeet Grewal gheraoed Bittu's vehicle, smashed windowpanes and showed black flags.

Getting To A village in Moga: The bus stops here
Sun, May 10, 2015

A teenager was allegedly molested in Moga and pushed off a bus, leading to her death. The incident led to widespread protests but, as DIVYA GOYAL finds, women in the Punjab town deal with this everyday

Head smashed with bricks by sister’s paramour, 27 year old dead
Sat, May 09, 2015

A resident of Dugri, his marriage was scheduled in June. Mother of the victim, Renu Arora was also badly injured during the incident.

For Moga teenager who ‘loved her country’, bhog ceremony on birthday
Fri, May 08, 2015

“I love my India” she had scribbled on the back page of her school notebook before becoming another victim of the sexual violence plaguing the country.

22-year old dead after mishap, kin protest against police
Thu, May 07, 2015

Protestors alleged that ASI Mohan Lal started lathicharge on them. The mob ran after ASI to beat him up. The police force saved the ASI.

Girl hangs self in fear of board exam results in Ludhiana
Tue, May 05, 2015

The parents told the police that since the end of her board exams, the girl was nervous and under depression.

Amarinder seeks governor’s rule
Tue, May 05, 2015

Punjab Congress and AAP called for a bandh in Punjab in memory for the Moga girl molested and thrown off from bus.

Moga death: Forced ritual to suppress issue
Mon, May 04, 2015

Amid tight security, the whole village gathered to witness the cremation.

Moga: Bus molestation victim’s body cremated after autopsy
Mon, May 04, 2015

A section of Landeke residents termed the victim’s cremation “forced last rites to suppress the matter”.

Ludhiana: Two injured as rival transport companies open fire at each other over bus timings
Sun, May 03, 2015

The Salem Tabri Police registered a case of attempt to murder in this context.

Punjab Education Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra says molestation death was ‘God’s will’
Sun, May 03, 2015

After the comments drew widespread criticism Rakhra denied claimed he was talking about crop failure.

We demand FIR against Badal, they offer compromise, says Moga molestation victim’s father
Sat, May 02, 2015

The father agreed initially but later refused to allow even a postmortem.

Political storm in Punjab after 13-year-old ‘molested’ in bus owned by Badal family
Fri, May 01, 2015

Police on Thursday arrested four persons, including the bus driver, conductor and helper in Moga bus molestation case.

Mother-daughter duo molested in running bus, girl jumps off to her death
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The woman and her 16-year old daughter were traveling in a bus belonging to Orbit bus company.

Chaos mars visit as Rahul gandhi gets to meet few farmers at Punjab mandis
Sat, May 02, 2015

Rahul was to spend the night at home of local MLA Gurkirat Kohli at Kotli village. But, the plan was cancelled due to lack of proper security arrangements

Two months after Home Extension head resignation, V-C asks department to re-shift
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The order issued by Vice-Chancellor B S Dhillon has left the whole department in distress.

41 years on, no boundary wall for this govt school
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

At Govt School in Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana. Students’ safety has become a matter of concern here.

Jumbo chase: 2 elephants, 6 owners turn up finally
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

“The owners have promised that all the 10 elephants will reach forest office for medical check-up on Tuesday as they will start for destination tonight itself to cover the distance,” official said.

Govt schools in Ludhiana villages run without power, students feel the heat
Sat, May 02, 2015

A bill of around Rs 19,000 had been pending for more than eight years and the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited removed the meter almost a year back.

PAU delegation to visit Pakistan agriculture varsity
Sat, May 02, 2015

Leading the delegation will be Dr G S Kalkat, an alumnus of the Faisalabad varsity.

Hindu body protests over removal of festival posters
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Satwant Singh told Newsline that a proper inquiry will be held in the matter.

Centre to give every household Rs 4,000 to build toilet
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

The scheme also specifies that the first installment of Rs 2,000 will be released after verification of beneficiary.

Forest team tries hard to locate 10 elephants for check-up
Sat, May 02, 2015

Forest team has taken a written undertaking from community that they will be present at forest office along with elephants on Monday.

Dog sterilisation drive: Civic body, animal lovers at loggerheads
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The MC claims that 1,200 dogs have already been sterilised in four wards since February.

Day after, four-member committee formed to check elephants in district
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

FIR registered, caretakers of the elephant that mauled the boy released on bail.