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Faridkot: Govt promises panel to look into demands, farmers call of dharna after 33 days

December 10, 2019 10:58 am

Farmer who killed self at dharna site to be cremated at native village Tuesday

1995 Ludhiana Clock Tower Bomb Blast: Court acquits Babbar Khalsa militant Hawara

December 10, 2019 8:47 am

At least 24 people were injured in the blast that rocked Lottery Market near Ghanta Ghar Chowk (Clock Tower) market of Ludhiana, nearly 24 years years ago when the Khalistan movement was at its peak in Punjab.

Ludhiana: BKU demands Rs 20 lakh compensation for kin, quashing of stubble FIRs

December 09, 2019 12:09 pm

On Saturday morning, Jagseer Singh Jagga (52), allegedly consumed a poison liquid while sitting at a dharna organised by BKU(Sidhpur) outside the Jaitu sub-divisional magistrate’s office in Faridkot district.

In Ludhiana village, a family’s ode to their son and Punjab’s culture — ‘Vivek Satth’

December 09, 2019 11:47 am

Four years after their son died in Canada, family dedicates a community building at their native village for residents to gather and keep the tradition of ‘Pind Di Satth’ alive

Ludhiana: 35-year-old shot outside Malaut mall, Lawrence Bishnoi gang says they did it

December 03, 2019 11:36 am

As soon as Manpreet Singh Manna walked out of the mall, the attackers fired nearly 20-25 rounds, claimed eyewitnesses.

Ludhiana City Centre scam verdict: How court dissected vigilance case, point-by-point

December 03, 2019 1:19 pm

The detailed 211-page judgment was made public Monday.

Punjab: Protesters heckle MLA, vandalise his vehicle

December 03, 2019 11:10 am

In the videos that went viral, the protesters kept pelting stones and bricks on MLA’s vehicle leading to its front glass being completely damaged.

Ludhiana: Car catches fire, family jumps out in nick of time

December 02, 2019 9:00 am

Ram Kirpal, a resident of Shimlapuri area, said that he along with his family and a friend were going to attend a wedding to Haibowal in their Tata Indigo vehicle when they noticed smoke coming out from the dashboard.

Explained: The A to Z of Ludhiana City Centre scam, from 2006 to 2019

November 29, 2019 8:16 am

In 2017, months after Congress stormed back to power in Punjab, vigilance filed closure report in the court, taking a sharp U-turn on its own 2007-probe and said 'there was no scam at all'. The Indian Express explains how the case progressed from 2006 to 2019.

Ludhiana City Centre case: How state Punjab Vigilance Bureau negated its own investigation

November 28, 2019 10:46 am

The closure report was filed in August, 2017 — ten years after filing of the chargesheet (December 2007) and five months after Captain Amarinder Singh again took over as Punjab CM — and it saw the Bureau take a complete U-turn in the case.


Protesters attack Arvind Kejriwal’s car in Ludhiana

February 29, 2016 6:27 pm

"In a well-orchestrated attack, the goons sent by Badals attacked Kejriwal's car with stones & rods as police stood by. The attackers came within an inch of grievously injuring Kejriwal," party leader Ashish Khetan tweeted.

Elections 2014: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Ludhiana

April 25, 2014 9:01 pm

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Ludhiana on Friday.


Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

Few suspects seen near Army Cantonment area in Dholewal

January 23, 2016 4:53 pm

Ludhiana, Jan 23 (ANI): Few suspects were seen near the army cantonment area in Dholewal On Saturday evening, due to which the Ludhiana police officials issued high alert in the region. As a result, search operation was conducted in the area. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ravinder Singh Cheema on Saturday said that ahead of the Republic day celebration, routine search operation is going on. He also said that he cannot disclose exactly about the operation right now.

Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

January 22, 2016 8:39 am

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Ludhiana

January 22, 2016 5:39 am

Ludhiana, Jan 22 (ANI): A massive fire broke out at chemical factory in Ludhiana last night. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far.

India wakes up to foggy morning

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

New Delhi/Gurgaon / Ludhiana, Jan 08 (ANI): New Delhi woke up to a foggy morning on Friday with minimum temperatures dropping to 11 degree Celsius and poor visibility hitting vehicular movement. Early morning departures and arrivals of flights were delayed as visibility was very low on the runway. Around 60 flights were delayed. Delhi is expected to witness light rains on Saturday evening which is expected to lower the temperatures further. The traffic was slow, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Gurgaon also experienced severe foggy condition allowing only a very few vehicles on the roads. Low visibility also created trouble in reading sign boards. Meanwhile, Ludhiana city in state of Punjab was also covered under a thick blanket of fog as cold wave conditions prevailed. The year 2016 started at a warm note but the temperatures might change again.