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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh seeks Nitin Gadkari's intervention for clearance of road projects in historic towns

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday sought the intervention of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for the clearance of road projects related to the historic towns of Sultanpur Lodhi, Batala and Dera Baba Nanak associated with the life of Sri Guru Nanak Dev.

Nov 25, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

9 children fall ill in Punjab after eating fruit plucked from a tree

According to the parents of the children, they plucked green coloured fruit from a tree and ate it, following which they started vomiting and some of them fell unconscious.

Nov 14, 2018, 07:51 AM IST

Punjab: Ex-serviceman arrested with assualt rifle in Batala

The police on Tuesday arrested an ex- serviceman and his accomplice and seized arms and ammunitions, including an AK-47 assault rifle, in Batala here, an official said on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Shocking: 70-year-old mother accuses 45-year-old son of raping her for two years

In yet another shocking incident, a 70-year-old woman has accused her 45-year-old son of raping her under the influence of liquor for the last two years. 

Sep 18, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

Two arrested over acid attack on schoolgirls in Punjab

Two persons, including a teenager, have been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on six girl students when they were returning home from school.

Mar 17, 2016, 22:51 PM IST

Six teenage girls injured in acid attack in Punjab

Six teenage girls were injured in an acid attack in Dera Baba Nanak area here on Wednesday evening after one of them spurned the advances of the assailant, police said.

Mar 16, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Days after Pathankot terror attack, BSF apprehends Pakistani spy in Gurdaspur's Batala?

“BSF handed over a suspect in Batala to us who was seen near a camp there, ascertaining more details,” said Batala SSP Daljinder Singh.

Jan 10, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Woman raped by two youths in Punjab

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths at Dhade village here.

Oct 26, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Youth arrested for raping minor girl in Punjab

A youth has been arrested on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl at Jaura Singha village here.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Three J&K residents drown in canal in Punjab

Three persons hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, including a couple, drowned in a canal on the Sri Hargobindpur Sahab bypass road in Gurdaspur area on Thursday.

Sep 03, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Punjab: Undertrial prisoner escapes after court hearing, 3 cops held

 An undertrial allegedly managed to escape from custody after his court hearing here following which three police personnel were arrested for dereliction of duty, an official said on Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Woman, lover end life in periphery of Golden Temple

A 20-year-old woman and her lover allegedly committed suicide in the periphery of the Golden Temple here by consuming some poisonous substance this evening, police said.

Jun 20, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Woman raped on pretext of marriage in Punjab

A 20-year-old woman was raped by a youth here who also threatened her to upload the video of the crime on Internet, police said on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Woman raped by neighbour in Punjab

A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at Qilla Desa Singh village here, police said on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

Minor girl raped in Punjab's Batala

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Tattle village in the district, police said on Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Botched eye operations: Camp organiser sent to 14-day judicial custody

After his two-day police remand, organiser of the eye camp in which several people lost their eyesight after a botched up cataract surgery, was sent to jail today by a court here.

Dec 09, 2014, 00:28 AM IST

Akalis exchange blows in party meeting

A local meeting of Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday witnessed some acrimonious scenes with members exchanging blows after a heated argument over party's performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

Dec 04, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

Married woman raped at knifepoint in Punjab

A married woman was allegedly raped at knifepoint by her neighbour in Weela Teja village here, police said Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

House collapses in Punjab, 8 members of family killed

Eight members of a family were killed and one was seriously injured after the roof of their house collapsed due to rains at Dhalla village near here, police said on Saturday.

Sep 06, 2014, 10:59 AM IST

Batala firing incident: Family accuses police of inaction

A large number of villagers and family members of those killed in firing yesterday over a land dispute, on Saturday held a protest outside a hospital here against the police for their alleged failure in taking action against accused.

Aug 10, 2014, 01:15 AM IST