Punjab News

Pakistani intruder shot dead along international border in Punjab

Pakistani intruder shot dead along international border in Punjab

The body was kept in the mortuary after conducting a post-mortem, the official said, adding that further investigations were underway.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Nabha jailbreak mastermind arrested from IGI airport

Nabha jailbreak mastermind arrested from IGI airport

Inderjit Singh Sandhu is one of the masterminds of the sensational Nabha jailbreak in Punjab.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Can't let Pakistan victimise Sikhs: Punjab CM asks Swaraj to intervene in forced conversions

Can't let Pakistan victimise Sikhs: Punjab CM asks Swaraj to intervene in forced conversions

The Sikh community in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan alleged that they were 'being forced to convert to Islam'

Dec 19, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
Denied visa, 21-yr-old woman commits suicide in Amritsar

Denied visa, 21-yr-old woman commits suicide in Amritsar

Pooranpreet Kaur, according to her family, was depressed after her visa to go abroad was rejected. She set herself on fire at her home in Sarhali village.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Congress sweeps municipal polls in Punjab, wins all three corporations

Congress sweeps municipal polls in Punjab, wins all three corporations

The voting for three municipal corporations including Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala and 29 municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Punjab ended on Sunday.

Dec 17, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
Can't get a better result than this: Amarinder Singh on Punjab civic polls

Can't get a better result than this: Amarinder Singh on Punjab civic polls

In 2012, the Akali Dal-BJP alliance had swept the state civic polls. 

Dec 17, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Punjab municipal elections 2017 live updates: Voting underway in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala

Punjab municipal elections 2017 live updates: Voting underway in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala

The election for the municipal corporation of Punjab`s largest city, Ludhiana, was not being held as the electoral rolls were not updated.

Dec 17, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Punjab not to roll back decision to provide industrial power at Rs 5/unit: CM

Punjab not to roll back decision to provide industrial power at Rs 5/unit: CM

Punjab govt has ruled out rolling back the decision to provide power to the industry at the subsidised rate of Rs 5 per unit.

Dec 13, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Punjab civic polls: Prakash Singh Badal not to campaign for Akali-BJP candidates

Punjab civic polls: Prakash Singh Badal not to campaign for Akali-BJP candidates

Badal, 90, told reporters he decided not to campaign for Akali-BJP candidates as the Congress government in the state was turning the municipal council polls into a "farce" by its "bullying" tactics.

Dec 10, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
"Indian Army was not equipped for war with China in 1962"

"Indian Army was not equipped for war with China in 1962"

The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 war with China with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday, and

Dec 09, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
SHOCKING! Ex-army man booked for shooting dog to death

SHOCKING! Ex-army man booked for shooting dog to death

Punjab police on Saturday registered a case against an ex-army man and his friend after they shot a dog to death at a point-blank range. The incident took place at Badbar village of Dhanaula area in

Dec 09, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Apology by British govt for Jallianwala Bagh massacre​ would assuage wounds of Indians: Punjab CM

Apology by British govt for Jallianwala Bagh massacre​ would assuage wounds of Indians: Punjab CM

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday that the British government should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.  

Dec 06, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
18 injured in  pile-up on the Phagwara-Hoshiarpur

18 injured in pile-up on the Phagwara-Hoshiarpur

Eighteen persons were injured in a pile-up involving three vehicles on the Phagwara-Hoshiarpur road, police said today.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Congress releases first list of candidates for MC polls

Congress releases first list of candidates for MC polls

The Congress today released its first list of candidates for the municipal corporation elections in Punjab, choosing to go with its "one family, one ticket" formula with the exception of sitting

Dec 05, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi has 'Khandaani' background, nation needs his leadership: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Rahul Gandhi has 'Khandaani' background, nation needs his leadership: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Wednesday claimed that Congress presidential election was rigged and said it was merely a 'selection' process.

Dec 02, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
AAP to contest Punjab municipal polls, announces 29 candidates

AAP to contest Punjab municipal polls, announces 29 candidates

Elections to Punjab`s three Municipal Corporations of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala and 32 Nagar Councils and Nagar Panchayats will be held on December 17.

Dec 02, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
At 5-degree C, Adampur coldest place in Punjab

At 5-degree C, Adampur coldest place in Punjab

Adampur town in Punjab continued to reel under biting cold conditions with a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius, while the mercury remained below normal in most parts of the neighbouring

Dec 02, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
NIA takes over probe into RSS leader's murder in Punjab

NIA takes over probe into RSS leader's murder in Punjab

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will now probe the sensational murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana, Punjab.

Dec 01, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
 Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Punjab's Ludhiana-Sangrur border region

Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Punjab's Ludhiana-Sangrur border region

A moderate intensity earthquake on Thursday struck Ludhiana-Sangrur border region in Punjab.

Nov 30, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

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