Punjab News

Supporters shower rose petals as rape accused Bishop arrives in Jalandhar

Supporters shower rose petals as rape accused Bishop arrives in Jalandhar

Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who faces allegations of raping a nun, received a rousing welcome from his supporters when he reached Jalandhar after being released on bail by a Kerala court.

Oct 17, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
Students from Kashmir need to submit 'no criminal record' certificate to study in Punjab

Students from Kashmir need to submit 'no criminal record' certificate to study in Punjab

Zee News' Kulvir Diwan reports that students from J&K will have to obtain the certificates from police stations back home before studying in the Punjab.

Oct 17, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Sympathies with farmers but law is law: Punjab CM Amarinder on stubble burning

Sympathies with farmers but law is law: Punjab CM Amarinder on stubble burning

Stubble burning incidents are on the rise yet again in Punjab and Haryana, with farmers saying they continue to have no other option.

Oct 15, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
4 students arrested in Jalandhar for alleged links with JeM, another terror group; arms recovered

4 students arrested in Jalandhar for alleged links with JeM, another terror group; arms recovered

Several arms, ammunition and explosives were also recovered by the police team in the possession of the students.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
Should opium be legalised? After Sidhu's demand, Punjab CM says 'happy to discuss'

Should opium be legalised? After Sidhu's demand, Punjab CM says 'happy to discuss'

Sidhu had claimed that opium had helped his uncle live a long life. 

Oct 01, 2018, 17:01 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu wants opium to be legalised, backs Dharamvir Gandhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu wants opium to be legalised, backs Dharamvir Gandhi

My uncle used to take opium as a medicine and lived a long life, said Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Oct 01, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Senior Akali Dal leader Sukhdev Dhindsa quits all party posts citing poor health

Senior Akali Dal leader Sukhdev Dhindsa quits all party posts citing poor health

Dhindsa submitted his resignation to SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Sep 29, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Punjab Police ties woman on top of jeep, parades her throughout the town

Punjab Police ties woman on top of jeep, parades her throughout the town

The woman was tied on the roof of the police jeep as a 'punishment'.

Sep 26, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Red alert in Punjab due to heavy rains, schools, colleges to remain closed on Tuesday

Red alert in Punjab due to heavy rains, schools, colleges to remain closed on Tuesday

A few parts of northern region, including Punjab, have been witnessing widespread rains for the last two days.

Sep 24, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
FM channel launched in Punjab's border areas to counter Pakistan's anti-India broadcast

FM channel launched in Punjab's border areas to counter Pakistan's anti-India broadcast

Zee News' Rajan Gosain reports that despite the theme of Pakistani FM stations, Desh Punjab would broadcast news and songs, and have a theme of peace and harmony.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Stage set for counting of votes for Punjab rural election results for 22 Zila Parishads, 150 panchayat samitis

Stage set for counting of votes for Punjab rural election results for 22 Zila Parishads, 150 panchayat samitis

The stage is set for counting of votes for rural elections in Punjab, polling for which was held on Wednesday. A voter turnout of 58.1% was registered in the elections for 22 Zila Parishads and 150

Sep 22, 2018, 07:05 AM IST
Punjab Zila Parishad & Panchayat Samiti elections: EC orders repoll in 28 booths across 7 districts

Punjab Zila Parishad & Panchayat Samiti elections: EC orders repoll in 28 booths across 7 districts

The Election Commission has ordered re-polling in 28 booths across seven districts for Punjab's Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections. The rural polls were held on Wednesday.

Sep 20, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Punjab Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samiti elections 2018 Live Updates: Voting underway

Punjab Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samiti elections 2018 Live Updates: Voting underway

The counting of votes will take place on Saturday, September 22.

Sep 19, 2018, 08:30 AM IST
Punjab zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls: Voting underway amid tight security

Punjab zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls: Voting underway amid tight security

Polling is being held for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 Panchayat Samitis in Punjab.

Sep 19, 2018, 08:25 AM IST
Parkash Badal dares Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to prosecute him in sacrilege cases

Parkash Badal dares Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to prosecute him in sacrilege cases

Addressing a rally organised by SAD-BJP in Ferozepur, the five-time chief minister of Punjab said Singh's "blasphemous tirade" against the SAD on the matter was an attempt to divert people's

Sep 09, 2018, 21:35 PM IST
'Is this Pakistan?' Punjab Cabinet faces ire for making sacrilege of religious text punishable for life

'Is this Pakistan?' Punjab Cabinet faces ire for making sacrilege of religious text punishable for life

Whoever causes injury, damage or sacrilege to Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Srimad Bhagwad Geeta, Holy Quran and Holy Bible with the intention to hurt the religious feelings of the people shall be punished.

Aug 22, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Journalists assaulted by security guards of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Journalists assaulted by security guards of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been accused of rape by a nun.

Aug 14, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh exempts ex-servicemen, senior citizens from dope test for issuance, renewal of arms licences

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh exempts ex-servicemen, senior citizens from dope test for issuance, renewal of arms licences

In a bid to tackle the challenge posed by drugs to the people of Punjab, Amarinder Singh had last month made dope test mandatory for all government employees in the state.

Aug 08, 2018, 20:56 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants Rajnath's help to tackle drug menace

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants Rajnath's help to tackle drug menace

Amarinder Singh wants BSF to keep a strong check on drugs being smuggled in from across the border. He has also urged neighbouring states to crack down on drug plantations.

Jul 20, 2018, 07:20 AM IST
Punjab police's photo op with gangsters goes wrong, leaves Twitter in splits

Punjab police's photo op with gangsters goes wrong, leaves Twitter in splits

A photo of Punjab policemen posing with some arrested gangsters has gone viral.

Jul 19, 2018, 12:46 PM IST