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Ludhiana: Farmers protest against banks over cheque bounce cases

The dharna site in village Ayali is a kilometer away from zonal branch of the Punjab National Bank, which the farmers had earlier planned to gherao.

SAD (Taksali) announces name of Bir Devinder from Anandpur Sahib seat

The BSP, with whom it has announced an alliance, is adamant on contesting from the same seat

Punjab Budget Session: Industry says Punjab govt needs to focus on relief package

Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal in his budget speech had mentioned that Rs 1500 crore was earmarked to be paid as power subsidy as government had announced of providing power at Rs 5 a unit.

Firing on anti-sacrilege protesters: Punjab IG sent to four-day police remand

Gursahab Singh, Umrangal’s counsel, called the case “politically motived”, claiming that the FIR was lodged in 2018, three years after the incident, and Umranangal’s name was added to it later.

Punjab Budget: Rs 12,236 crore for education

Compared to 2017-18 budget when the focus was on school education and government schools, this year thrust has been on higher education with budgetary allocations for 10 new degree colleges across the state.

Sanitary napkins for Punjab schoolgirls: Year on, failed tenders delay scheme’s take off

It is not for the first time that sanitary napkins for girls in school were promised in Punjab budget. The first such budgetary allocation was made in 2016-17 when then finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa under SAD-BJP government announced ‘Swastha Kanya Yojna’.

Ludhiana: ARO identifies 42 recruits who got enrolled using fraudulent methods

Earlier, in January this year, Rupnagar (Ropar) police had arrested a gang of touts and had recovered from them fake stamps and seals of SHOs, tehsildars, sub-tehsildars and councillors.

Ludhiana gangrape: ASI dismissed from service for delay in action, SHO shifted

ASI Vidya Rattan was on night duty at Mullanpur Dakha police station on night of February 9 and was suspended for negligence after the gangrape case came to light.

After NGT order, Ludhiana civic body cuts down water supply by 2.5 hours daily

Water supply during the afternoon has been reduced one hour each, while in the morning it has been reduced half an hour.

Punjab: 20-yr-old rape victim gives birth, cops to conduct DNA test of two accused

The woman had got an FIR lodged against Patwari Jagjit Singh and his accomplice Jagga Singh Veroke on charges of repeatedly raping her.

Ludhiana gangrape: Two arrested, three more identified by police

A 20-year-old from Ludhiana and her friend were returning from Sarabha Nagar market late on Saturday when their car was allegedly intercepted near Issewal by three accused.

Ludhiana: ‘Depressed’ man held for throwing holy text on floor

The alleged incident took place at the Gurudwara Singh Sabha in Palam Vihar.