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Time for BJP to come out of Badal government: Bajwa

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:16

Congress Friday took aim at the virtual split in SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab over the advance tax issue, saying it was time for the saffron party to break up with ruling party in the state.

Man kills girl with sword after she spurns his proposal

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:37

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly murdered with a sword by a man whose marriage proposal the victim had repeatedly turned down at Kandila village near here.

SGPC row: Sukbir Badal calls it constitutional crisis, meets Rajnath, Jaitley

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 00:09

With both sides refusing to budge from their stated positions, the row over Haryana government`s decision to create a separate Sikh gurdwara management committee could turn into a major confrontation with the Akali Dal government in Punjab.

Chandigarh cop kills wife, attempts suicide

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:24

A Chandigarh Police constable on Friday shot his wife dead with his service pistol at the Government Multi-Speciality Hospital (GMSH) in Sector 16 here following an altercation. He later attempted to shoot himself but was overpowered, police said.

`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:37

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Congress to stage dharnas in Punjab today

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:14

The Congress will stage dharnas at various places in Punjab on Wednesday to bring to attention of the government issues concerning people.

Punjab passes private universities bill amid stiff opposition

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:04

The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed the Rayat-Bahra University Bill 2014 and GNA University Bill amid stiff opposition from Congress and serious reservations by the MLAs of ruling SAD-BJP combine.

Damage to property will invite punishment in Punjab

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:37

Damaging public or private property in Punjab during strike, road or rail blockade will now attract imprisonment of up to one year in jail and fine with the state Assembly today passing a bill in this regard.

Jeet Mohinder Sidhu to be SAD-BJP candidate from Talwandi Sabo

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:07

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal today announced Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu, who had joined the party after switching over from Congress, as its candidate for the Talwandi Sabo Assembly bypoll to be held on August 21.

SAD-BJP govt not indulging in political vendetta, says Sukhbir

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 02:07

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal today said SAD-BJP government has never indulged in political vendetta after the name of Congress MLA Amarinder Singh Raja Warring cropped up in an alleged drug racket.