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A vision for Mukerian: Congress, BJP contenders share top of mind issues

October 17, 2019 8:59 am

The Mukerian Assembly seat that fell vacant due to the demise of Congress MLA Rajnish Babbi goes to bypoll on October 21. The battle is a direct contest between Indu Bala, and BJP's Jangi Lal Mahajan.

Punjab bypolls: BSP’s absence likely to boost Congress chances in Mukerian

October 16, 2019 9:01 am

The BSP has a sizable vote bank in this constituency and in the past six Assembly elections between 1992 to 2017 and recently held Lok Sabha election (Mukerian is part of Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seat) in May 2019, it has never missed an electoral contest from here.

Punjab bypolls: Mukerian voters list illegal mining, drug trade as top issues

October 10, 2019 4:53 am

There are over a dozen stone crushers mainly located on Talwara-Hazipur road in Mukerian and people of nearly 30 villages are affected due to presence of these crushers.

Power generation disrupted at Pong dam, Mukerian hydel project

August 08, 2018 1:17 am

Dam officials said there was a demand of release of 8,000 cusecs of water from Pong dam by irrigation department, but 20,000-24,000 cusecs of water had entered Beas river from Chakki Bank Khadd on Sunday due to which dam water was not released.

Now,state will have to pay more to get land for power plant

March 14, 2014 12:50 pm

Already facing the ire of villagers in Mukerian sub-division over its plans to set up a 1,320 MW thermal power plant near Hajipur town.

6 pilgrims killed as bus hits tree at Mukerian

March 14, 2014 4:03 pm

Police said the accident was caused due to high speed.

Woman chops up husband,kills self

April 08, 2014 12:44 pm

A woman and her lover allegedly killed her husband and cut his body into pieces,following which she committed suicide in Mukerian

Man rapes 90-year-old woman in Mukerian village

April 13, 2013 4:45 am

A 90-year-old woman,a resident of a village in Mukerian district,was raped by a 50-year-old man on Thursday evening.