Chandigarh: Punjab boy Navdeep Singh, who topped the CBSE's National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), was confident of securing a high score but never dreamt of securing first position in the examination.
Published 23-Jun-2017 21:14 IST
Chandigarh: Members of the opposition SAD-BJP and AAP walked out of the Punjab assembly on Friday to protest the "denigration of Sikh principles" the day before when some MLAs were forcibly evicted from the house.
Published 23-Jun-2017 12:41 IST
Chandigarh: Upset over the treatment meted out to legislators by assembly staff on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal members on Friday walked out of the Punjab assembly on the last day of the budget session.
Published 23-Jun-2017 11:55 IST
Chandigarh: In an incident of sacrilege, two motorcycle-borne persons on thursday threw torn pages of a holy Sikh scripture along a canal in Jalandhar, even as a probe was ordered into the incident.
Published 23-Jun-2017 07:16 IST
Chandigarh: Security agencies in border districts of Pathankot and Gurdaspur in Punjab were on Thursday on high alert following inputs that Pakistan-backed terrorists were planning to carry out an attack.
Published 23-Jun-2017 06:57 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered an inquiry into the alleged scam related to purchase of land in district Fatehgarh Sahib in which crores were said to have been embezzled.
Published 23-Jun-2017 06:45 IST
Chandigarh: A pizza is delivered in 15 minutes but fire brigade vehicles do not arrive even after five hours, Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Thursday highlighting the sorry state of affairs. The minister said that Punjab requires 550 fire fighting vehicles but practically hasMore
Published 22-Jun-2017 21:50 IST
Chandigarh: Dubbing assembly Speaker Rana K.P. Singh as "goonda Rana KP", Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said his party will not allow the house to function till he is removed or he apologises for the ruckus in the house during the day.
Published 22-Jun-2017 20:53 IST
Chandigarh: Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday dubbed as "shocking" the unsavoury happenings in the Punjab assembly on Thursday. Two Aam Aadmi Party legislators, including a woman lawmaker, were injured and the turbans of two others were allegedly tossed during the commotion whenMore
Published 22-Jun-2017 19:12 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said a thorough probe will be conducted into the alleged irregularities in distribution of sports kits to youth clubs during the previous SAD-BJP rule. The assurance came from the chief minister in the Vidhan Sabha in response to aMore
Published 22-Jun-2017 16:09 IST
Chandigarh: Pandemonium prevailed inside the Punjab assembly on Thursday after a Sikh legislator from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that his turban was taken off as marshalls pushed his party legislators out of the house.
Published 22-Jun-2017 13:35 IST
Chandigarh: Opposition AAP and Akalis on Wednesday picked holes in Punjab government's maiden budget, claiming it lacked "sufficient" funds for farm debt waiver and improving health and education sectors.
Published 22-Jun-2017 07:30 IST
Chandigarh: A Hindu can never be a terrorist and there cannot be any term like "Hindu terrorism", senior Haryana minister Anil Vij said on Wednesday, debunking that the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blast was the handiwork of a group having right-wing leanings.
Published 21-Jun-2017 22:04 IST
Chandigarh: A remark regarding beggars made by Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal while addressing the plight of debt-ridden farmers in the agrarian state has made him the target of his estranged cousin and opposition Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Published 21-Jun-2017 21:03 IST | Updated 21:08 IST
Chandigarh: A 21-year-old barber poisoned to death his four siblings with burgers in Punjab's Kapurthala town before committing suicide himself, police said on Wednesday, citing poverty as the reason.
Published 21-Jun-2017 20:59 IST
Kapurthala: A poverty-stricken 21-year-old man allegedly laced burgers with poison killing his four siblings before taking his own life, police said on Wednesday.
Published 21-Jun-2017 13:46 IST
New Delhi: Air Commodore J S Dhamoon, who was commanding the Pathankot air force base when it was attacked by heavily armed terrorists last year, has sought premature retirement from service.
Published 21-Jun-2017 10:58 IST
Chandigarh: The opposition Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday termed the maiden budget of the Congress government as a "massive fraud against farmers", with the AAP accusing the ruling party of having backed out of its promise of total waiver of agricultural debts.
Published 21-Jun-2017 07:09 IST
Chandigarh: The power subsidy burden for Punjab is set to rise by about 80 per cent to Rs 10,000 crore by end of current fiscal, as per budget documents.
Published 20-Jun-2017 22:50 IST
Chandigarh: The Congress government in Punjab that came to power in March presented its maiden budget for 2017-18 here on Tuesday, with a focus on reducing the crushing debt burden and restoring fiscal stability.
Published 20-Jun-2017 15:31 IST

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