Patiala News

Congress finalises six candidates for Punjab

The CEC decided to keep the rest of the seven constituencies pending for want of more discussion.

‘Har Hath Kalam’: Bringing in a change — one pen, one child at a time

An initiative — ‘Har Hath Kalam’ — by a group of 70-odd youngsters is taking beggars and ragpickers off the streets in Patiala and putting them in schools. They have already transformed 100 lives in past year. The going, however, has not been easy. The Indian Express traces the ups and downs of the initiative, and its success story


Railway Claims Tribunal moves court against Patiala resident over false accident claim

During the trial, the RCT found that the medico-legal report (MLR) referred to a person named Manpreet Singh who was brought to the hospital. During interrogation, Baljinder Singh admitted that Gupreet's brother Manpreet was the one who fell from the moving train.

For a room with a view at Punjabi University

The size of the rooms and the space crunch inside the girls' hostel at Punjabi University, Patiala, are an indication of why students protested for more outdoor time.

Punjabi University: Patiala MP Dharamvir Gandhi meets protesting students, backs demand for 24-hr girls’ hostel

The protesting students said they were giving a call to student groups and non-campus organisations to join hands and form an “anti-goondagardi” front.

Illegal mining: Derabassi Block Level Officer shifted to Patiala

BLO Baljeet Singh faced the ire of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) last month when it questioned him regarding some mining sites where measurement was not done according to rules.


Sale of pledged gold: High Court quashes FIR against Patiala HDFC Bank officials

Complainant Ranjit Singh had registered an FIR on May 6, 2014, against Brijesh Puri and other officials of HDFC Bank for criminal breach of trust at Mandi Gobingarh police station in Fatehgarh Sahib district.

Thirteen hours after leaving Patiala: Welcome to Delhi

At Ambala, we were told that roadblocks had been laid and traffic was being stopped by violent protesters. No driver was willing to risk the four-hour journey down NH1 to Delhi. Trains were not running either.

Patiala lad Anmolpreet Singh named in India U-19 squad for World Cup

Anmolpreet Singh, who is a top-order batsman, started cricket on the insistence of his cousins, who later shifted to Canada.

Patiala hospital: Probe into ‘misbehaviour’ of hospital staff with Manikaran victims

The Punjab government has announced Rs 1 lakh each to the families of the deceased.

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The impact of stubble burning on Delhi’s air pollution: News in Numbers

Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.