Ludhiana News

Manual scavenging incident: FIR registered for ‘forcing’ sanitary worker to go inside manhole

Since August, this has been the fourth incident in Ludhiana city of sanitary workers getting sick while cleaning manholes manually which is a banned practise as per the orders of Supreme Court.

No more morchas: Section 144 imposed in Punjab’s Bargari village

The reason: A few panthic organisations have given yet another call for a gathering at Bargari village on December 18, after they expressed displeasure over the lifting of dharna.

Solar power project to come up on thermal plant land

This solar power plant will be operated on build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) system in which a private company will be hired to set up this power plant and land of power plant will be given at Rs 1 per acre lease for 25 years to the company.

Day three of Insaaf March: ‘Morcha leaders betrayed Sangat trust’

On Saturday, Simarajeet Singh Bains and Khaira had also said the government had not implemented any of the protesters’ demands and hence questioned the reason for lifting the Morcha. 

Bargari protest wraps up, Morcha leaders to visit Golden Temple today

“As I said yesterday, this morcha has not ended, but has entered its second phase. We all should go together to Golden Temple to pay respects to the Guru," Dhyan Singh Mand, Sarbat Khalsa-appointed parallel Jathedar of the Akal Takht, said.

Ludhiana: Missing Sikh priest found murdered, three held

Police said Baba Ajaib Singh (55), one of the senior sewadars at Gurudwara Tahli Sahib in village Rattan of Jagraon, had left in his Innova SUV on December 4. On Monday, his body was recovered from a pit, dug behind a cow shelter in Sanghera of Barnala.

Bargari Morcha ends today, protesters told to prepare for next phase

The announcement was made after Congress Ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Tripat Rajinder Bajwa declared from stage that the government had accepted all demands of the Morcha.

People want a change beyond Congress & SAD-BJP, we can be 3rd front: Sukhpal Singh Khaira

Khaira, who was recently suspended from AAP, said this during a bid to mobilise people from Malwa ahead of the 180-km march, billed as ‘Insaaf March’, which will start from Talwandi Sabo on December 8.

Ludhiana: Woman booked for extortion slits wrist at police station, stable

She was admitted to Civil Hospital where her condition was stable, said sources. She alleged that the police ‘harassed’ her.

Molestation case convict attacked in Ludhiana jail

The injured was identified as Ranjit Singh who was convicted and imprisoned for four years in a molestation case registered against him at Jagraon. He received 14 stitches on his head.

Ludhiana: MBBS student found dead inside hostel

On Sunday, when Ishaan did not come out of his room for the entire day, not even to have food in mess, his parents and police were informed. The door was broke open and the body was found hanging from a ceiling fan.

Punjab MP, minister hit back at Navjot Singh Sidhu: Punjab da captain, sadda captain

Sidhu later claimed that his comment was 'twisted' and that Amarinder is like a father figure to him.