Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 17:14
The state has 13 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein four constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC). These include Jalandhar, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 16:36
A 70-year-old woman, who had suffered a heart attack, died at a hospital here allegedly as no doctor was present to treat her due to a function attended by a Union Minister on the premises, a charge refuted by the hospital authorities.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:55
At least twenty pilgrims were killed and more than 30 others were seriously injured when an overloaded mini truck carrying them fell in a deep gorge in Manguwal village in the district early Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:17
At least 20 people, including women and children, were killed and over 30 injured when a small truck rolled down a gorge in Punjab`s Hoshiarpur district bordering Himachal Pradesh.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 12:12
Six pilgrims were killed and at least thirty others got injured, some of them seriously, when a bus carrying them dashed against a tree near Mukerian in Hoshiarpur district.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 22:19
The Punjab government on Saturday declared Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala as "smoke-free" districts in the state.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 22:55
A woman and her 2-year-old son were killed, while six other passengers sustained injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 19:37
A 21-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling today over the frequent harassment by her in-laws for dowry.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 18:49
A fire erupted in a double-decker bus near Chandigarh bypass here Tuesday, but all the 35 passengers managed to disembark safely, police said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 22:01
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asked various departments to properly utilize the material lying unused at various government construction sites as Punjab faces scarcity for sand.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 20:03
A habitual drunkard, who was sacked as security guard of private bank, shot dead his sister and injured his sister-in-law when they tried to stop him from selling household articles for buying liquor.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 18:40
A 27-year-old youth was Friday allegedly stabbed to death by a man for passing lewd comments against his wife at a bus stop in Dugri village of the district.
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