Ludhiana: News

06 Jul 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Brutal sword attack on Shiv Sena leader sparks political uproar

The brutal sword attack on Shiv Sena leader Sandeep Thapar by four unidentified men in nihang attire in Ludhiana on Friday has ignited a political firestorm.

01 Jul 2024

Box Office

'Jatt & Juliet 3' scores big despite stiff competition

The romantic-comedy Jatt & Juliet 3, featuring Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa, has made a significant impact at the box office, raking in ₹16.75 crore within four days of its release in India.

10 Jun 2024


Ludhiana native shot dead in Canada, 4 suspects identified

Yuvraj Goyal, a 28-year-old man from Ludhiana, Punjab, was shot dead in Surrey, Canada, in the early hours of June 7.

20 Apr 2024


Punjab: Toddler vomits blood after eating expired chocolates, hospitalized

A one-and-a-half-year-old girl from Ludhiana, Punjab, vomited blood and had to be rushed to the hospital after she ate expired chocolates.

14 Jan 2024


Dazzling dances and bonfires: Top destinations for Lohri celebrations

Lohri, the vibrant and exuberant harvest festival celebrated primarily in North India, is a time of joy, warmth, and communal harmony.

14 Jul 2023


Punjab: Headless human skeleton found in Ludhiana

In a shocking development from Punjab, a laborer allegedly found the remains of a human skeleton without its head on Friday in the Moti Nagar area of Ludhiana.

30 Apr 2023


Punjab: Giaspura factory gas leak kills 11, including 2 kids

A gas leak at a factory in Punjab's Ludhiana on Sunday resulted in the death of 11 people, including two children and five women, while many are feared trapped inside the factory. The incident was reported from Giaspura in Ludhiana.

23 Mar 2023


Amritpal Singh's gunman arrested, was among accused in Ajnala case

The Punjab Police informed on Thursday that it had arrested fugitive pro-Khalistani preacher and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh's gunman Tejinder Singh Gill alias Gorkha Baba from Mangewal village in Khanna tehsil of Punjab's Ludhiana district.

14 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 6 dead, 21 injured as bus collides with truck

Six persons lost their lives while 21 sustained injuries after a private bus carrying 50 passengers on Agra-Lucknow Expressway overturned when a DCM truck collided with it in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district early Wednesday.

02 Dec 2022


NIA arrests Ludhiana court blast prime accused from Delhi airport

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested the prime accused in the Ludhiana district court blast case of December 2021 from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, it said on Friday.

14 Sep 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

May suspend Agnipath recruitment as AAP government not supportive: Army

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in Punjab has been accused of not providing assistance for the recruitment rallies of soldiers under the Agnipath Scheme in a letter by Army's zonal officer, said The Indian Express report.

Pakistan's ISI planning to blow up Indian railway tracks: Report

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan has allegedly organized a large plot to target railway lines in many Indian states, India Today reported quoting intelligence sources.

22 May 2022

Punjab Police

NIA, Punjab Police crack Ludhiana court blast case, arrest mastermind

The Punjab Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the Ludhiana court blast incident that took place last year.

26 Dec 2021


Khalistani radical linked to Ludhiana blast sheltered by ISI: Report

A Pakistan-based terrorist linked to the recent blast in Punjab's Ludhiana Sessions Court is reportedly being shielded by terror groups in the country and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

23 Dec 2021


Ludhiana court blast leaves 2 dead, 4 injured; probe on

At least two people have died and four seriously injured in a blast inside the district court complex in Punjab's Ludhiana on Thursday.

10 Aug 2021


Businessmen come together to float new party in Punjab

An industrialists' body in Ludhiana has launched a new political party and named Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni) Chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni as the outfit's chief ministerial face for the 2022 Punjab assembly elections.

22 May 2020


'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Punjabi movies and shows including BR Chopra's iconic series Mahabharat, has been severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

04 Mar 2019

Rakhi Sawant

Rakhi Sawant breaks down after being allegedly molested in Punjab

Rakhi Sawant never leaves a chance to grab limelight with her controversial and often-laughable histrionics.

07 Oct 2018

Times of India

In an I-T raid, Ludhiana's pakode wala surrenders Rs. 60L

The famous pakode wala from Ludhiana, Panna Singh Pakode Wale, surrendered Rs. 60 lakh to the Income Tax Department, the TOI reported.

21 Sep 2018


Punjab: Youth killed after trying to save girl from molesters

A youth was brutally thrashed and killed by seven men after he tried to save his friend's sister from molesters in Ram Nagar area in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said today.

15 Sep 2018


Ludhiana man awarded death sentence for killing cousin, her mother

A court in Ludhiana district of Punjab has sentenced a man to death for killing his 22-year-old cousin and her mother in May 2013.

02 Sep 2018


Ludhiana: Police trace kids missing from illegal shelter home

In a major development in the case of 30 kids missing from Packiam Mercy Cross Child Shelter Home in Ludhiana, the Jharkhand police on Saturday traced seven children.

22 Jul 2018


Ludhiana: Father disapproves daughter's relationship, she schemes murder with mother

The police have arrested the daughter, boyfriend, and wife of a murdered railway employee, Kuldeep Kumar.

14 Jul 2018


Over 4,000 chemists in Ludhiana go on indefinite strike

Over 4,000 chemist shop owners, today went on an indefinite-strike in protest against the alleged harassment at the hands of various government departments in an anti-drug drive.

19 May 2018

Union Health Ministry

Thalassemia patients to be treated with goat blood soon

A government ayurvedic hospital in Ludhiana will start treating thalassemia patients with goat blood under a project funded by Punjab government and Centre.

Punjab village bans love marriage. Which era is this, again?

The Chankoian Khurd village in Ludhiana's Doraha block banned love marriages after two neighboring youngsters got married.

01 May 2018

Salman Khan

Relief for Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty in casteist slur case

A Ludhiana court today dismissed a petition filed against Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly making casteist remarks.

14 Apr 2018


13-year-old Ludhiana boy becomes India's youngest drone developer

Aryaman Verma, a 13-year-old boy from Ludhiana, Punjab, has become the youngest developer of a drone in the country.

02 Apr 2018

Kapil Sharma

Statues at Ludhiana's wax museum leave Twitter in splits

A wax museum in Ludhiana has stirred laughs on social media owing to the statues' minimal resemblance to personalities.

11 Feb 2018


16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly gang-raped in moving car in Ludhiana

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from her house and gang-raped in a moving car by four men she knew.

21 Jan 2018


Class 7 and 5 students rape four-year-old in Ludhiana, arrested

In a disturbing case, a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana was raped by her 13-year-old neighbor and his 12-year-old friend, students of Class 7 and 5.

07 Jan 2018


Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

Following the murder of Patiala's Rajinder Singh on 30 December, police arrested a Ludhiana-based 47-year-old auto-rickshaw driver, Jagroop Singh in connection with the killing.

21 Oct 2017


Another RSS worker shot dead, this time in UP's Ghazipur

Four days after an RSS leader was murdered in Ludhiana, another in UP's Ghazipur was shot dead by bike-borne assailants today.

17 Oct 2017


Ludhiana: RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead

Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Gosai, office bearer of the district BJP, was shot dead this morning by unidentified assailants.

08 Aug 2017

Aadhaar Card

Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders

On one hand, activists are fighting the Centre over its mandatory Aadhaar rules citing privacy concerns; on the other, ironically, government authorities just keep making their case stronger.

27 Apr 2017


Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to upgrade certain important road corridors to access-controlled ones, to improve the efficiency of highway transport.

05 Apr 2017

Vinod Khanna

Ludhiana Police fail to arrest Rakhi Sawant in Valmiki case

Ludhiana police were dispatched to Mumbai on Monday following a court order to arrest actor Rakhi Sawant, but failed to locate her.

01 Nov 2016

North America

Palpreet Singh signed for NBA D-league

India's Palpreet Singh Brar was picked up by the Long Island Nets in the draft for the NBA D-League. He became the second Indian player after Satnam Singh to be picked up in the Development League.