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13,551 fresh Covid cases, 67 deaths in Punjab, Hry, HP

The northern states of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh reported 13,551 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday along with 67 deaths.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 7:57 am

AAP seeks governors intervention in sand mining scam

A delegation of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by partys state affairs incharge Raghav Chadha, met Punjab governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Monday to seek his immediate intervention in the multi-layered illegal sand mining scam, purportedly involving coherent nexus with close aides and relatives of chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 7:57 am

HC rejects pre-arrest bail plea of Bikram Singh Majithia

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea filed by former Punjab minister and senior leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Bikram Singh Majithia in relation to a drug case.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 7:57 am

Punjab elections: CPI announces 15 candidates

Even as it is negotiating with farmers political front Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) for the number of seats to contest in the Punjab assembly elections, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday declared names of 15 candidates.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 7:56 am

CH01-CH-0001 goes for 24.4L

Fancy and choice numbers of the newly launched vehicle series, CH01-CH, have fetched 2.31 crore. The Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA) said number CH01-CH-0001 fetched Rs 24.40 lakh against a reserve prices of Rs 50,000, while CH01-CH-0101 fetched Rs 7.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 7:50 am

Boys from Sirsa, Jalandhar, Mandi girl win Bal Puraskar

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 6:05 am

Punjab Poll Khol | Rab or thug: Sukhbir Badal

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 4:53 am

Former Olympian who wants to save youths from drugs

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 4:46 am

Tricity reports seven more Covid-19 deaths

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 4:28 am

Chandigarh: Repair of waste plant approved for Rs 6.33 cr

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 4:22 am

Haryana closes 87 FIRs against farm protesters

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 3:35 am

23-year-old held for sacrilege attempt at Patiala temple

The Indian Express 25 Jan 2022 2:28 am

Haryana reports 6,007 Covid cases, 17 deaths

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 1:49 am

Sacrilege attempt at Pb temple; accused held

In another sacrilege attempt case in Punjab, the police in Patiala have nabbed a 23-year-old accused for allegedly making an attempt of sacrilege at Shri Kali Devi Temple in Patiala on Monday.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022 12:08 am

Himachal reports 1,766 +ve cases, 11 deaths

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 11:37 pm

Hooda demands compensation for farmers

Former chief minister of Haryana and leader of opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday demanded compensation for the farmers and said continuous rains for the last two weeks has caused heavy damage to the crops.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 11:13 pm

Mohit Rana murder case: Monu Rana arrested

Ambala superintendent of police (SP) Jashandeep Singh Randhawa confirmed the arrest of gangster Monu Rana and said that he was produced in the district court on Monday, which granted his one-day police remand to CIA-II for investigation.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 11:05 pm

Former CM Parkash Singh Badal discharged

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 10:53 pm

Himachal Pradesh: Two dead during trekking

Two youths who were stranded during trekking at the Rising Star Hilltop of Dhauladhar mountain range near Yol in Kangra district were found dead, while other two others of the same group were rescued on Sunday late evening and were brought to Zonal Hospital, Dharamshala for treatment.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 10:49 pm

Roads blocked, power, water supply hit in HP

Following heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, many roads including four national highways have been closed and a number of power supply and water supply schemes disrupted.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 9:58 pm

Drug case: Majithia's bail plea dismissed

The senior SAD leader had approached the HC after a local court in Mohali had dismissed his anticipatory bail plea. Majithia was booked on December 20 under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act at the state crime branch Mohali.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 6:50 pm

R-Day: Full dress rehearsal held in Ludhiana

Deputy commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma reviewed the arrangements for the function. Punjab Agriculture and farmers welfare and food processing minister Randeep Singh Nabha would be the chief guest on the occasion and would unfurl the national flag.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 6:50 pm

AAP gets notice for Manns roadshow in Sangrur

: The district administration sent a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sangrur district in-charge Gurmel Singh for alleged violation of model code of conduct (MCC) by holding a roadshow carried out by Bhagwant Mann on Sunday.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 4:56 pm

CM Channis name surfaced in illegal mining in 2018: Amarinder

Former Punjab chief minister and Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Captain Amarinder Singh accepted on Sunday that after he had spotted illegal mining going on near the Satluj in March 2018 from his chopper and that then cabinet minister and now chief minister Charanjit Singh Channis name had a lso come to fore during the crackdown.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 10:50 am

44 Covid deaths in 3 states, cases decline in Haryana

Covid cases continue to rise in the region, with Punjab, Haryana and Himachal reporting 5,664, 7,516 and 755 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, respectively. Apart from the fresh cases, 30 Covid patients lost their lives in Punjab, while 12 have died in Haryana, and two in Himachal.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 10:38 am

IMD predicts light rain, dense fog in Pb & Haryana

The Indian meteorological department(IMD) has predicted scattered light rainfall over Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh on Monday and dry weather thereafter till January 27.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 10:38 am

Hry police recruitment: 14 candidates, 3 impersonators held

Of the 102 candidates identified to have cheated in the recruitment test for constables, the Haryana cops have arrested 18, so far, and booked them in five cases at Panchkula Sector 5 police station.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 7:45 am

AFT raps Army for denial of promotion to brigadier

Coming down heavily on the Army for denial of promotion to a brigadier on the rank of major general into Judge Advocate General (JAG) branch (legal branch of the Army) despite the recommendation by the selection board, the armed forces tribunal (AFT) has held that such a gesture

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Tricity reports 6 Covid deaths

The Indian Express 24 Jan 2022 4:47 am

Chandigarh: Man escapes unhurt as tree falls

The Indian Express 24 Jan 2022 4:39 am

Punjab: Ludhiana reports 11 Covid-19 deaths, 932 cases

Eleven persons, including eight from Ludhiana city, died of Covid-19, as 932 persons tested positive for the infection in the district on Sunday.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 10:28 pm

Ludhiana: Training of poll staff held at various locations

In view of the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections, the first training of election staff was held at 14 different locations in Punjab's Ludhiana district on Sunday.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 6:50 pm

Former Punjab DGP booked for promoting disharmony

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 6:50 pm

Pb polls: Amarinder to contest from Patiala seat

Capt Amarinder Singh, who floated his own political outfit after resigning from the Congress, will contest the assembly elections from his home constituency of Patiala. The information was shared on Saturday from the Twitter handle of his media adviser Raveen Thukral, who also informed that the first list of PLC candidates will be released on Sunday by Capt Amarinder.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 9:48 am

Pb polls: SSM may take common symbol if no regn

Even though the Election Commission of India has raised certain objections to the application of farmers' political front Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) for registration as a political party, the SSM has released its fourth list of 35 candidates. The SSM so far has announced 81 candidates while its alliance partner Sanyukt Sangharsh Party (SSP) has announced 9 candidates, taking the combined figure to 90 candidates.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 9:43 am

Haryana records 8,753 fresh Covid cases

Recoveries exceeded the new Covid-19 cases in Haryana on Saturday but 11 deaths shook health authorities. The state reported 8,753 new Covid cases, while 12,826 persons were declared recovered. The positivity rate was 21.55%.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 7:46 am

RPO asked to put adoptive parents name in girls passport

The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the regional passport officer to re-issue a corrected passport to a minor by including the names of her adoptive parents in place of biological parents.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Punjab ramps up Covid vax drive in villages

Under fire for falling behind in rural coverage of Covid-19 vaccination, the poll-bound state of Punjab has administered about 34% more jabs to the rural population in comparison to urban counterparts in the past 12 days.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Chandigarh: 3 Covid deaths push toll to 1,100

The city on Saturday recorded three Covid-19 deaths, taking the toll to 21 from January 5, when the years first fatality was reported. The total death count is 1,100.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 7:40 am

SSM pitches Lakha Sidhana from Maur

The Indian Express 23 Jan 2022 5:07 am

AAPs Kuljeet Singh Randhawa face banks on Delhi model

The Indian Express 23 Jan 2022 3:24 am

'Will ask PM to open Hussainiwala border for trade'

The Times of India 23 Jan 2022 12:26 am

Will plead with rebels to toe party line: Navjot Sidhu

The Indian Express 23 Jan 2022 12:05 am

PM security breach stage-managed by Channi govt: Capt

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 12:47 pm

HC sets aside 98 ADAs' appointment in Punjab

The Punjab and Haryana high court has set aside the appointment of 98 Punjab assistant district attorneys (ADAs) who were initially appointed on contract but whose services were regularized by the state government under its March 2011 regularization policy.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 10:22 am

Punjab polls: SAD releases 1st list of 12 candidates

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt), headed by Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, released its first list of 12 candidates for Punjab assembly poll on Friday.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 10:08 am

AAP nominees done for all 117 seats

The AAP has announced all 117 candidates for the 2022 Punjab assembly elections. On Friday, the party released the 12th list, with names of its remaining four candidates.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Sought party nod to sue Kejriwal, says Channi

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Friday said he had sought permission from the Congress high command to file a defamation case against AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal for his dishonest man jibe after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids on the premises of Channis nephew

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Punjab polls: 2 women, 6 turncoats in BJPs 1st list

The BJP on Friday released its first list of 34 candidates, including both sitting MLAs and two women for the February 20 Punjab assembly elections.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Chd: Kids with comorbidities catching Cov in hosp

The third wave of Covid, which has higher transmission rate, has gripped children too. Since December, the PGI has seen 70 admissions of children, who mainly come with underlying diseases and pick up Covid in hospital.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Chandigarh: Man found dead at home, tested Covid positive

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 6:04 am

Leopard died due to heart failure: report

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 5:20 am

Five years and a crackdown that ended up in nought

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 3:50 am

ADA Regularisation HC sets aside order year of Punjab govt

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 3:39 am

SSM banks on farm agitation for its poll campaign

The Indian Express 22 Jan 2022 3:23 am

Haryana should open all schools: NISA chief

Kulbhushan Sharma, National President of NISA and Haryana State President of the federation, on Friday demanded immediate opening of all schools from nursery to 12th standard tp bring education back on track in Haryana.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 11:36 pm

Punjab: Consignment of explosives seized

An official release issued on Friday informed that the recovery was made on the disclosure of Malkeet Singh, a resident of village Gazikot in Gurdaspur, who was arrested by the Gurdaspur police on Thursday.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 11:03 pm