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Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized in Amritsar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:35

Five kg of heroin with a street value of Rs 25 crore was seized in Amritsar district by the Special Narcotic Cell of Punjab police here on Tuesday.

Community policing to have separate cadre in Punjab: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:15

Punjab government will soon create a separate cadre for community policing in the state.

Above normal temperatures in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:49

Maximum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana continued to hover above normal levels on Monday.

Centre assures support to Punjab on drug problem

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:31

A three-member delegation from Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment led by its Joint Secretary Ghaza Meenai on Monday pledged "all support and cooperation" to the Punjab government in its mission to make the state drug free.

SGPC row: Parkash Singh Badal compares Congress to Mughals

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 22:56

Attacking the Haryana government`s decision to announce creation of a separate committee for gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal called the decision "unconstitutional" and accused the Congress of behaving like the "tyrannical Mughal rulers" to weaken Sikh power.

Punjab govt committed to cut drug supply line: Badal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:28

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said his government was firmly committed to check drug peddling in the state and would ensure cutting of the supply of poppy husk from across the border.

Congress `meddling` in religious affairs of Sikhs: Parkash Singh Badal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:26

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday strongly condemned Haryana`s move on setting up separate SGPC for the state and accused Congress of "meddling" in religious affairs of the Sikhs.

Drugs worth Rs 60 crore seized in Punjab, one arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:21

A person was arrested and a consignment of drugs, worth Rs 60 crore in the street market, was seized in Tarn Taran area here, police said on Sunday.

Punjab, Haryana head for confrontation on separate SGPC issue

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 23:16

Punjab and Haryana were headed for confrontation over the issue of separate SGPC for the Congress -ruled state, with Parkash Singh Badal appealing to the Centre to intervene in the matter, while his counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda asserting that any decision will be taken keeping in view "aspirations" of Sikhs of his state.

Punjab takes measures to check prices of essential commodities

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 21:51

A committee formed by the Punjab government to check the prices of essential commodities today said raids will be conducted to stop hoarding of items including onion and potatoes.