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Bharat Jodo after 30-hour hiatus: Mann shouldn’t be remote-controlled by Delhi: Rahul

As Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra resumed from Jalandhar on Monday morning and entered Hoshiarpur district, covering about 30 kilometers on the sixth day of its Punjab leg, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi poses for a picture with Swaran Kaur, sister of Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshi Ram, and Kanshi Ram Foundation President Lakhbir Singh during a meeting amid the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra on Monday. (ANI Photo) (ANI photo)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 12:00 AM IST
By, Hoshiarpur

Congress MP Santokh Chaudhary cremated with full state honours

Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary, who died following a cardiac arrest during the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Saturday in Phillaur, was cremated at his native Dhaliwal Qadian village in Jalandhar district on Sunday with full state honours.

Jalandhar: Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh Raja Warring during funeral of party leader Santokh Singh Chaudhary, in Jalandhar on Sunday. Chaudhary died on Saturday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest during the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra. (PTI)
Published on Jan 15, 2023 11:03 PM IST
ByAneesha Sareen Kumar and Harpreet Kaur

Jalandhar Congress MP’s death leaves Punjab leaders shocked

Leaders made a beeline for the residence of Lok Sabha member Santokh Singh Chaudhary, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest during Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, on Saturday

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders meeting family members of MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary in Jalandhar on Saturday. Chaudhary died in the morning after suffering a cardiac arrest during the party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jan 14, 2023 04:02 PM IST

Punjab CM announces closure of toll plaza on Hoshiarpur-Tanda road

Bhagwant Mann says FIR registered against firm running Lachowal toll plaza for breaching build operate transfer (BOT) agreement, “misappropriated money” will be recovered

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced the closure of the Lachowal toll plaza on the Hoshiarpur-Tanda road, stating that the Aam Aadmi Party government has refused to grant extension as demanded by the toll operating company. (Ht file photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2022 05:27 PM IST

Promise of a better life shattered as 4 of Punjab family killed in California

The bodies of 36-year-old Jasdeep Singh, 27-year-old Jasleen Kaur, their eight-month-old child Aroohi Dheri and the baby’s uncle, 39-year-old Amandeep Singh were found on Wednesday evening in an orchard in a remote area in Merced County, California.

Four people including 36-year-old Jasdeep Singh, 27-year-old Jasleen Kaur, their eight-month-old child Aroohi Dheri along with 39-year-old Amandeep Singh, were abducted from Merced County in California, on Tuesday. (ANI Photo/Merced County Sheriff's Office)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 05:00 AM IST
By, Hoshiarpur

Sikh family in California | Lure of better life led Hoshiarpur family to US 16 years ago

The tragic incident shook the family’s acquaintances and neighbours at Harsi village. Randhir Singh and Kirpal Kaur had returned to their village from abroad only on September 29 and had met them all.

This undated photo provided by Merced County Sheriff's Office shows Jasleen Kaur, left, and Jasdeep Singh, with their 8-month-old daughter Aroohi Dheri. (AP)
Published on Oct 06, 2022 07:24 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Factory worker killed in blast in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur district

The factory in Nasrala town on Jalandhar road manufactures medical oxygen cylinders, dissolved acetylene gas and nitrogen oxide; experts called to ascertain cause of blast

A factory worker was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at an acetylene manufacturing unit in Nasrala town of Hoshiarpur district on Saturday. The cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained. (Representative image)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 03:42 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Hoshiarpur court summons Punjab Police officer, retired tehsildar in criminal case

Nearly three years after hotel brawl, both officials booked for attempt to murder, criminal intimidation and wrongful restraint

The court of additional chief judicial magistrate Rupinder Singh summoned Jalandhar DCP Naresh Dogra, retired tehsildar Manjit Singh and others and asked them to face trial under Sections 307 ( attempt to murder), 506 (criminal intimidation), 341 (wrongful restraint), 447 (criminal trespass), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 148 (rioting) and 149 (unlawful assembly). (Representative photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 04:10 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

India’s first manned space mission will be launched in 2023: Jitendra Singh

Union minister of state for science and technology Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that India’s human space flight programme will make India a global leader in space-based services.

The Union minister, was speaking at a seminar on the role of science and technology in Atmanirbhar Bharat at DAV College, where he awarded degrees to 791 students. (HT PHOTO)
Published on May 25, 2022 01:41 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Boy, 6, dies after falling into borewell in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur

Rithik Roshan, son of a migrant labourer, fell into the borewell in Hoshiarpur around 9 am and was taken out at 6.30pm. The boy was rushed to a government hospital where doctors declared him brought dead

A team of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and Indian Army personnel during a rescue operation to save a six-year-old boy who fell into a borewell at Khyala Bulanda village in Hoshiarpur district on Sunday. (HT photo)
Published on May 23, 2022 01:51 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

AAP wins 5 of 7 segments in Hoshiarpur district

Former Congress ministers Sunder Sham Arora and Sangat Singh Gilzian defeated in Hoshiarpur and Urmur; Congress retains Chabbewal, while BJP wins Mukerian

Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the party’s clean sweep in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT )
Published on Mar 10, 2022 05:57 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal gets bail in SAD constitution forgery case

Hoshiarpur-based social activist Balwant Singh Khera has alleged that SAD leaders committed forgery by submitting fake documents before the EC to secure recognition as a political party

Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, 94, appeared in the court of additional chief judicial magistrate Rupinder Singh in Hoshiarpur on Thursday and furnished a bail bond of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 lakh. (HT file photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2022 03:56 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

After 2007, no party has won two consecutive elections from Hoshiarpur’s Garhshankar

Garhshankar assembly segment in Hoshiarpur district has the peculiarity that after 2007, no party has won two consecutive elections from here. The trend which started in 1997, was broken once in 2007

People have passed verdict in favour of a different party in every second election in the Garhshankar assembly segment of Hoshiarpur district. (AFP File Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Feb 19, 2022 02:00 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Garhshankar

Only Congress is fit to govern Punjab: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a poll rally in Hoshiarpur, Gandhi said that the Congress understands Punjab very well and can take the state forward.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing at 'Navi Soch Nava Punjab' rally ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, in Gurdaspur. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 15, 2022 05:11 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hindustan Times, Hoshiarpur

Punjab elections: CM grounded as ‘no fly zone’ imposed for PM’s visit

Charanjit Singh Channi fails to make it for Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Hoshiarpur, Jakhar urges EC to take cognizance

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Monday as party spokesperson Pawan Khera (right) and Rajeev Shukla (left) look on. Channi was to attend Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Hoshiarpur after this meet. (ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 14, 2022 05:19 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Punjab elections: Rahul Gandhi says Congress only party fit to rule state

Addressing poll rally in Hoshiarpur, Rahul urges voters of border state not to experiment with Aam Aadmi Party but trust the experience of Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being felicitated by state unit leaders, including Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sunil Jakhar, at an election rally in Hoshiarpur on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2022 05:21 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Assembly polls: Manoj Tiwari campaigns for party candidate in Hoshiarpur, woos migrant voters

To woo migrant workers from UP and Bihar, singer-turned-MP Manoj Tiwari campaigned in Hoshiarpur for the upcoming assembly polls.Party has fielded former minister Tikshan Sud from the seat

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari addressing a rally for the upcoming assembly polls in Hoshiarpur on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2022 01:23 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

‘Life threat gimmick’ aimed at imposing President’s rule in Punjab, says Channi

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi said ‘life threat gimmick’ was aimed at toppling a democratically elected state government

Addressing a rally at Tanda in Hoshiarpur district, chief minister Charanjit SIngh Channi questioned as to how the life of the PM Modi was threatened when the protesters were more than a kilometre away. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 07, 2022 01:51 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur and Aneesha Sareen Kumar

Punjab elections: SAD expels ex-CPS Mohinder Kaur Josh

Revolt by former three-time MLA after Sham Churasi seat was allotted to Akali ally BSP; Josh throws open challenge to Sukhbir by holding parallel rally

Mohinder Kaur Josh, a former chief parliamentary secretary and three-time Akali MLA from Sham Churasi, was expelled from the Shiromani Akali Dal for anti-party activities on Thursday. (HT file photo)
Updated on Dec 30, 2021 06:13 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Punjab govt issues order to drown out protest slogans with DJs during CM’s visits

The order issued by Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi’s special protection unit to all deputy commissioners and district police heads withdrawn later, saying its was a clerical error

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi at Payal in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Updated on Dec 10, 2021 02:15 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur and Gagandeep Jassowal, Hoshiarpur/jalandhar

Kejriwal reaches out to SC community in Punjab, announces 4 guarantees at Hoshiarpur rally

Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal reiterates that their government would deposit ₹1,000 per month in account of every woman aged above 18 in Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in Punjab’s Jalandhar on Tuesday.
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 01:41 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Punjab CM Channi had approached me to bail out his ‘tainted’ brother: Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal leader says Punjab CM Channi has no right to talk about morality as he indulged in activities unbecoming of a political leader

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal in a file photo.
Published on Nov 26, 2021 01:54 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Dasuya (hoshiarpur)

Punjab CM Channi befooling people with lies, war on mafia a sham: Sukhbir Badal

Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal asks as how can CM Charanjit Channi check corrupt practices in Punjab with tainted ministers like Rana Gurjit Singh in his cabinet

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal addressing a rally at Chabbewal in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur district on Tuesday. Photo (Harpreet Kaur/HT)
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 09:22 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Our government racing against time to address issues Punjab is facing: CM Charanjit Channi

The Congress government is committed to holistic development of Punjab and judicious utilisation of time would be made to achieve this, says chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi handing over kits to children of Covid victims in Hoshiarpur on Sunday. (Harpreet Kaur/HT)
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 01:53 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Protests hurting our economy, lift dharnas in Punjab: Amarinder appeals to farmers

Capt Amarinder Singh says when entire Punjab stood in their favour, farmers should not hold protests in state as it went against its interests

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh handing over a loan waiver certificate to a farmer in SBS Nagar on Monday. (HT photo)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 01:51 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur/Gagandeep Jassowal, Hoshiarpur

Don’t disturb Punjab... move to Delhi: Amarinder to farmers

Amarinder said while the state stood with the farmers, cultivators should not hold protests in Punjab as it went against the interest of the state.

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh.
Updated on Sep 14, 2021 04:56 AM IST
ByGagandeep Jassowal, Hindustan Times, Hoshiarpur

SAD constitution ‘forgery’ case: Hoshiarpur court directs Sukhbir Badal to ‘surrender’ before Sept 13 to get bail

Seeking quashing of the 2019 case, the Akali Dal chief had moved an application in high court for interim bail

Sukhbir Singh Badal
Published on Sep 04, 2021 01:36 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur, Hoshiarpur

Sukhbir alleges illegal mining in Mukerian

Alleging that illegal mining was taking place under the patronage of Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and certain other Congress leaders, he dared the mining department officials to register a case against him as they had done earlier following his raid in Beas

Sukhbir alleges illegal mining in Mukerian
Published on Jul 04, 2021 12:45 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Sukhbir raids illegal sand mining sites in Punjab’s Mukerian

Three days after raids at Beas, Akali chief alleges Congress hand and dares mining department to register case against him

Accompanied by his brother-in-law and former state revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia besides supporters, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh reached the Hajipur block and alleged that illegal mining was taking place in the area under the patronage of Congress leaders. (HT file photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 03:16 PM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur

Phagwara couple gets vaccination certificates without getting a jab

Civil surgeon Ranjit Singh said that inconvenience was caused due to some technical glitch in the online app

Phagwara couple gets vaccination certificates without getting a jab
Updated on May 08, 2021 01:49 AM IST
ByHarpreet Kaur
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