Hoshiarpur: A 31-year-old woman from Hoshiarpur has allegedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based man after going missing on a pilgrimage in Pakistan. The woman had gone to attend the Baisakhi festival there as part of a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Sikh delegation.More
Published 20-Apr-2018 08:51 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab has procured 34.92 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of wheat during the ongoing Rabi marketing season so far. Payment against the procured grain is also being made on a timely basis, and till April 18, a total of Rs 1,885.30 crore has been paid on this account, an official spokespersonMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 07:03 IST
Chandigarh: The BJP in Punjab said on Thursday that clashes in Phagwara were the result of a "political conspiracy" to polarise voters ahead of the 2019 general elections and demanded that a special investigation team be formed to probe the matter. Six days after the clashes left four peopleMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 19:43 IST
New Delhi/Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and sought a comprehensive strategy to tackle what he called "re-emergence of extremism". Amarinder Singh said that terrorism could again disturb peace and stability in Punjab, whichMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:48 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab's Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday inspected the site of a building collapse and got a case registered against the builders responsible for the construction of an illegal building.
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:36 IST
New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to prepare a comprehensive strategy to deal with the "re-emergence of extremism" in the state, amid reports that Sikh youths were being trained at ISI facilities in Pakistan, officials said.
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:13 IST
Pathankot: Security has been beefed up and search operations are being carried out around the border belt of Punjab particularly in Pathankot district, following reports of terrorist movement in the vicinity. Acting on the tip off early Thursday morning, the security forces immediately spread out inMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 10:41 IST | Updated 17:24 IST
Ferozepur: A government doctor, who allegedly thrashed a woman patient at the Civil Hospital here, has been suspended by the Punjab Health department. Khushaldeep Singh has been suspended and sent to the department till further notice, officials said. Officiating Civil Surgeon Renu Singla, confirmedMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 07:06 IST
Chandigarh: Former Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday demanded death penalty for rape convicts while seeking strictest provisions in the for safety of women. "Rape convicts must be hanged and ways must be found to put a permanent end to incidents of atrocities against women inMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 06:57 IST
Patiala: The chief of Khalistani Liberation Force (KLF) militant outfit Harminder Singh Mintoo died of cardiac arrest in Patiala central jail on Wednesday, the police said.
Published 18-Apr-2018 18:28 IST
Chandigarh: The Punjab Youth Congress workers protested in Chandigarh on Tuesday demanding the release of SC/ST scholarship funds from the Centre. The police used water cannons to disperse the protestors and several workers were also detained. The Congress leaders who reached the protest show saidMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 19:04 IST | Updated 19:43 IST
Chandigarh: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has proposed a 22 per cent year-on-year increase in financial assistance at Rs 9,800 crore to Punjab during 2018-19 fiscal. "NABARD propose to provide financial assistance of about Rs 9,800 crore in Punjab during 2018-19,"More
Published 17-Apr-2018 18:58 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the finance department to immediately release the grant of Rs 8 crore, already sanctioned in the budget, for the completion of the Punjab State War Heroes' Memorial and Museum (PSWHMM) at Amritsar. The chief ministerMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 18:23 IST
Amritsar: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped for the past several days by a youth, who used to live as a tenant in her grandmother's house here, the police said on Tuesday.
Published 17-Apr-2018 17:44 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi later this week to discuss the expansion of the state Cabinet, and a host of other issues. The chief minister will be meeting Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi later this week, anMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 21:27 IST
Mohali: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday dismissed reports of growing differences between him and the state Congress president Sunil Jakhar as "media creation" and nothing else.
Published 16-Apr-2018 18:35 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court made it clear that its interim order permitting the release of regional film 'Nanak Shah Fakir', based on the life of the first guru of the Sikhs, shall remain operational.
Published 16-Apr-2018 15:34 IST
Chandigarh: Security forces on Monday put the city of Pathankot in Punjab on high alert after a local claimed to have given lift to two suspected terrorists. The local claimed that he gave lift to two men last night. The duo got down at a place nearby Kathua region in neighbouring Jammu and Kashmir,More
Published 16-Apr-2018 13:40 IST
Chandigarh: With opposition mounting attack on Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in connection with a 30-year-old road rage case, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday scotched speculation that the Congress leader would be resigning from the state cabinet. The Chief Minister said there was noMore
Published 15-Apr-2018 18:26 IST
Bathinda: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said on Saturday the state government was committed to fulfil all election promises made to farmers and the poor. Addressing a Baisakhi function here, Badal said the state government will waive the debt of all small and marginal farmers.
Published 15-Apr-2018 07:34 IST

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