Farmers' protest hits train movement, road traffic in Jalandhar for second day

Scores of farmers had launched an agitation on August 20 for an indefinite period to press the Punjab government to accept their demands related to pending dues of sugarcane and hike in cane prices.

published on : 21st August 2021

Made-in-Punjab hockey sticks behind India’s Tokyo magic

While Rakshak Sports in Jalandhar has supplied custom-made hockey sticks to six players, Pooja Enterprises sold sticks to eight players from both the men's and women's teams.

published on : 10th August 2021

IAS officer goes an extra mile to serve and help society

From oxygen concentrators, vaccination to cleanliness in cities, this IAS officer is making spirited attempts to help people in one way or the other, writes Harpreet Bajwa

published on : 13th June 2021

Press Release: Rs 400 crore paid to farmers during wheat procurement in Jalandhar

Help desk set up across district to assist farmers under DBT scheme.

published on : 26th April 2021

141 schools of Punjab's Jalandhar to acquire smart e-classrooms

As per the information out of these 141 schools, 81 Schools were primary, 22 were middle, 12 High schools and 26 were Senior Secondary schools.

published on : 21st October 2018

Rousing reception for rape-accused ex-bishop Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar

Mulakkal was granted conditional bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday, and released from a jail near Kottayam a day later.

published on : 17th October 2018

Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal trashes Kerala nun's rape allegations against him; says open for probe

Terming the allegations against him as "serious", the bishop said only three persons knew the truth.

published on : 11th September 2018

Jalandhar Bishop rape case: Nuns stage demo in Kerala against police inaction

No action has been initiated against accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese, alleged the nuns at a dharna organised by various Catholic organisations on Saturday.

published on : 8th September 2018

Bishop Franco Mulakkal raped victim several times: Special Investigation Team

DySP K Subhash, the investigating officer, filed the statement in response to a petition by K George Joseph, Kerala Catholic Church Reformation Movement (KCRM) seeking an HC directive to arrest.

published on : 14th August 2018

Bishop’s misconduct: Cops reach New Delhi to gather evidence  

The Kerala Police team probing the rape charge against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mullakkal, on Saturday reached New Delhi and began gathering information from various persons in this connection.

published on : 5th August 2018

Petition in HC seeks speedy probe into rape charge against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal

A nun had accused Mulakkal of raping her and having unnatural sex multiple times at a small town near Kottayam between 2014 and 2016.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Kerala nun sexual abuse case: Police to question accused bishop in Jalandhar

The team will then travel to the Punjab city where they will meet the accused, Franco Mulakkal, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jalandhar.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Jalandhar Bishop Franco: More evidence of bishop’s peccadilloes comes out 

K M Varghese, father of Sr Anupama, said Mullackal had made his daughter sign a letter in which many baseless allegations were written against the victim.

published on : 7th July 2018

Punjab civic poll results vindication of Congress' policies: CM Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today hailed the civic poll results as a clear vindication of the Congress policies an...

published on : 17th December 2017

Punjab civic polls: Congress sweeps Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala; SAD-BJP cries foul

The Congress virtually swept the wards in the three important corporations as results were out by late evening, prompting celebrations in the ruling camp.

published on : 17th December 2017