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High-stakes battle on cards as two docs, realtor take on turncoat royal

Patiala, April 17 -- Sitting MP Preneet Kaur's switch to the Bharatiya Janata Party changed the poll dynamics in the royal city, making it a high stakes battle for the Congress, Aam Adami Party and Sh... Read More


Education dept sends back 'incomplete' panel report

Patiala, April 16 -- The department of higher education on Monday sent back the three-member committee report on the Nabha college gang rape case, finding it "incomplete". The department has asked th... Read More


Cops announce Rs.1 lakh for info on assailants

Rupnagar, April 15 -- Punjab police on Sunday announced a reward of Rs.1 lakh for providing information on assailants a day after Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Vikas Prabhakar, 35, who was headin... Read More


Security beefed up after student's gangrape

Patiala, April 14 -- Acting after the horrific gangrape of a student, Government Ripudaman College has changed the agency providing on-campus security. A first-year student was gangraped by three out... Read More


3rd accused in teen's gang rape at Nabha college held

Patiala, April 13 -- The police on Friday arrested the third accused for allegedly gang-raping an 18-year-old student on a government college premises in Nabha. An FIR in the incident was registered ... Read More


IMD issues orange alert, farmers worried

Patiala, April 12 -- Country's nodal weather agency, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), has issued an orange alert for northwest states, including Punjab and Haryana, this weekend, leaving the... Read More


Power demand soars by 26% with rise in temp

Patiala, April 12 -- Following a sudden temperature rise, Punjab saw a 26% to 31% jump in power consumption in the first 10 days of April. With the Indian Meteorological Department (MeT) predicting a... Read More


IMD predicts rain, hailstorm on Baisakhi, farmers worried

India, April 12 -- Country's nodal weather agency, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), has issued an orange alert for northwest states, including Punjab and Haryana, this weekend, leaving the f... Read More


Power demand soars by 26% in Punjab with rise in temperature

India, April 12 -- Following a sudden temperature rise, Punjab saw a 26% to 31% jump in power consumption in the first 10 days of April. With the Indian Meteorological Department (MeT) predicting a h... Read More


Verbal autopsy: 'Food poisoning' caused Patiala girl's death

Patiala, April 6 -- A verbal autopsy of the 10-year-old girl, who died after consuming her birthday cake last month, has concluded food poisoning as the possible cause of the death. Even as the inves... Read More