The state has 13 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein four constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC). These include Jalandhar, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur.
A court on Wednesday sent to juvenile home one of the accused held for allegedly being part of a terror module after ruling him to be a minor.
With the arrest of seven youths, Punjab Police on Friday claimed to have busted a group which was allegedly planning to carry out terror attacks in the state.
A 10-year-old student of class four at a government school in Thid district was allegedly raped by a 17-year-old boy, police said.
Two bodies which were reportedly of two passengers, who boarded an ill-fated bus which fell into Bhakra Canal two days ago, recovered from Khanouri area today.
The death toll in Sirhind bus mishap has risen to four with divers retrieving two more bodies from the canal on Thursday even as chances of survival of other passengers are "very bleak," police said.
A sessions court here acquitted a man, who was booked on charges of rape of an eight-month-old girl in Ambay Majra village last year.
A class V student of a government school here was hospitalised after he was allegedly thrashed by a teacher.
A local court on Friday sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for repeatedly raping his sister in 2006.
A 21-year-old Ludhiana based woman, who was allegedly forced into prostitution and spent over a year into captivity, was on Sunday rescued by the police here.
A Pakistan national, who was travelling in the `Sada-e-Sarhad` (Lahore- Delhi bus) Friday died of cardiac arrest inside the vehicle near Mandi Gobindgarh town in Fatehgarh Sahib district.
Day in Pics: 17th September
Showbiz World - September 17, 2014
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