Patiala

  • Tatra case: Court dismisses Tejinder Singh's bail plea, orders his arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh in Tatra trucks case. The court has ordered that Tejinder Singh be taken into custody. Former Army Chief and MoS External Affairs VK Singh had alleged that Tejinder Singh offered him Rs 14...
  • Punjab: Badal terms bypoll results as vindication of SAD policies August 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday termed the results of the two Assembly bypolls in Punjab as "a vindication of the policies and performance of the SAD-BJP combine government" in the state. He said the results were a major set back to the Congress party, as we not...
  • Congress will make a comeback and form its government: Preneet Kaur August 25, 2014

    Counting of votes is on for the two assembly seats that went to bypolls last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur has won from the Patiala seat by 23,000 votes while the Akali Dal is leading in Talwandi Sabo. Kaur said,"Congress will definitely make a comeback and form its government." ...
  • AAP Patiala candidate Dr Dharamvir Gandhi attacked by SAD workers April 30, 2014

    Patiala: In a case related to poll violence, Aam Aadmi Party's Patiala candidate Dr Dharamvir Gandhi was attacked by workers of the Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday evening. Gandhi along with his supporters were attacked allegedly because he was protesting against booth capturing by SAD workers. The AAP nominee has...
  • LS polls: Akali Dal workers break EVM at Patiala April 30, 2014

    Chandigarh: Some Akali Dal workers on Wednesday allegedly damaged the control unit of EVM at the Bajwa Colony at Patiala and later banged the machine on the floor, officials said. The Akali workers earlier uprooted the booth of Congress party and entered the polling booth and tried to take control over,...
  • Watch: Patiala residents tell us why it is important to vote April 30, 2014

    Punjab goes to vote on Wednesday. The residents of Patiala tell us why it is important to vote. ...
  • Campaign trail: AAP gaining ground in Patiala April 28, 2014

    Continuing on the campaign trail, CNN-IBN travelled to Patiala, which has traditionally been seen as a Congress bastion. But as CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal found out, the new player in the fray, Aam Aadmi Party, is gaining ground here. ...
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana January 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Biting cold conditions sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past several days on Tuesday abated at some places even as foggy conditions prevailed in the region. Chandigarh on Tuesday recorded a minimum of 8.6 degree C as compared to yesterday 6.9 degree C, the MeT said. In Haryana, Ambala registered...
  • Girl crushed to death by fire tender in VIP convoy in Punjab October 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: A teenaged girl was crushed to death on Friday evening when a fire tender in a VIP convoy drove over her in Punjab's Patiala town. Tragically, the incident happened on her birthday. Priya Kapoor, 16, a student of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), lost control of her two-wheeler and fell...
  • NIA gets 12-day custody of Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has got the custody of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his key aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi for 12 days. Yasin Bhatkal was produced in the Patiala House Court in Delhi on Friday with the NIA requesting his custody for 14 days. But...
  • Punjab to get one of 20 Regional Cancer Centres, says Azad August 28, 2013

    Punjab would get one of the 20 Regional Cancer Centres to be established across the country, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in Amritsar on Wednesday. While informing this, the Union minister, who was here to launch the 'National Free Drug and Iron Plus Initiative Scheme' at Government Medical College...
  • LeT bomber Tunda sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 August 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lashkar-e-Taiba bomber Abdul Karim Tunda has been sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 after the Delhi police did not seek his custody for interrogation. The 70-year-old LeT ideologue, was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for special cardiac care on Friday after he...
  • Delhi: Man slaps Abdul Karim Tunda in court August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba's bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was slapped by a man on Tuesday in the Patiala House Court complex. Police have detained five people for the attack. Out of the five, one person managed to reach near Tunda and slapped him on his back. The five...
  • Jaitley phone-tapping case: All accused get bail May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: All four accused in the Arun Jaitley call detail records case were granted bail by a Delhi court on Thursday. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal granted bail to Delhi Police constable Arvind Dabas, 35, and three private detectives, Anurag Singh, 37, Neeraj Nayar, 36, and Nitish Singh, 30,...
  • SAD leader, 21 others get 7 years imprisonment in fraud case April 20, 2013

    Patiala: A special CBI court on Saturday awarded seven-year imprisonment to SAD leader and 21 others, including three FCI officials in a fraud case. The Special Judge Hemant Gopal held a former SAD MLA Mangat Rai Bansal and others guilty of making wrongful gains by supplying sub standard rice, resulting...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala April 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • NIA chargesheets 26/11 handler Abu Jundal April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Abu Jundal, a suspected terrorist of the banned Lashkar-e-Toiba(LeT) and one of the masterminds of Mumbai terror attack, was on Thursday chargesheeted by the NIA which accused him of making recruitment for the Pakistan-based terror outfit. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) submitted its chargesheet before a designated court in...
  • Snapshot: Miss India 2013 Navneet Kaur Dhillon without makeup March 30, 2013

    Miss India 2013 Navneet Kaur Dhillon was seen sans makeup with her parents on her arrival at her home town Patiala. Dhillon was felicitated at a function in her hometown. PTI Photo. ...
  • Patiala: Truck occupants thrash policeman to death March 30, 2013

    Patiala: Punjab Police Assistant Sub-Inspector Ravinderpal Mangat was beaten to death by occupants of a truck in Patiala. Sources say the incident took place when the policeman tried to clear a road for VIP movement. This led to an altercation with the truck occupants who then allegedly beat him to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Italy Foreign Minister resigns over return of marines to India March 26, 2013

    Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi on Tuesday resigned over decision to send Italian marines to India for trial. Terzi on Friday had defended the move in an interview with 'La Repubblica' and had rejected calls from Italian politicians for him to quit. ...
  • Italian Foreign Minister quits over the marines' issue March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi on Tuesday resigned over decision to send Italian marines to India for trial. Terzi on Friday had defended the move in an interview with 'La Repubblica' and had rejected calls from Italian politicians for him to quit. "I don't see a reason to" resign,...
  • Patiala House Court to try Italian marines March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has designated the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) of Patiala House Court in New Delhi for holding the trial of the two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen. According to official sources in the High Court, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Bansal would be...
  • National boxing coach GS Sandhu defends Vijender March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's national boxing coach GS Sandhu came out in support of the Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh amidst allegations against him in the Rs 130 crore drug haul, even as Ram Singh, another national-level boxer who is under investigation in the case, was expelled by Patiala's National Institute...
  • NIS Patiala expels Ram Singh after he admits taking drugs with Vijender March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: Boxer Ram Singh has been expelled from National Institute of Sports, Patiala on in the wake of allegations against him and Olympic medallist Vijender Singh in the Rs 130 crore drug haul case. NIS director has said that Ram brought in Vijender's recommendation. Ram Singh earlier in the day admitted...
  • Irom Sharmila appears before Delhi court March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Irom Sharmila, Manipur's "iron lady", appeared in New Delhi's Patiala Court on Monday in an attempt to suicide case. Sharmila has been on a fast-unto-death stir against the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) since past 12 years. Sharmila's lawyers said since she has already been in custody...
  • Patiala: SAD leader resigns after murder charges February 26, 2013

    Patiala: Under pressure from the SAD leadership, Patiala Mayor Jaspal Pardhan, who has been booked by police in the murder case of a woman, has resigned. Pardhan's son Preetinder Singh said that his father had on late Monday night sent the resignation letter to party secretary and spokesman Daljit Singh...
  • Patiala: SAD leader asked to quit after being named in murder case February 26, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday asked its mayor in Patiala to resign after he was named in a murder case. "Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal has directed Mayor of Patiala Municipal Corporation Jaspal Singh Pradhan to immediately tender his resignation from the post of mayor...
  • Patiala mayor, son booked for daughter-in-law's murder February 24, 2013

    Patiala: The mayor of Punjab's Patiala city and his son were on Saturday booked for the mysterious death of his daughter-in-law, police said. Mayor Jaspal Singh Pradhan, of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), and his son Harpreet Singh were booked after Parampreet Kaur was founded murdered in her house. Police sources alleged...
  • Student accused of stealing mobile phone, set on fire February 15, 2013

    Patiala: A 10th class student Manpreet Kaur was set on fire by three women who suspected the girl of stealing a mobile phone. Kaur suffered 85 per cent burns and is in a critical condition in Patiala's Rajendra Nagar hospital. The girl has denied that she had stolen any mobile phone....