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Woman intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab, Pakistan refuses to accept body
Woman intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab, Pakistan refuses to accept body

A woman intruder from Pakistan was shot dead by BSF troopers in the early hours of Monday in Punjab`s frontier district of Gurdaspur, a senior officer said.

Pathankot terror attack martyr's wife, brother thrashed; Punjab CM orders action

Pathankot terror attack martyr Kulwant Singh's younger brother and his wife were allegedly thrashed by a travel agent and his accomplices over a monetary dispute, prompting Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to order strict action against the culprits.

Four drug peddlers arrested in Punjab

Four alleged drug peddlers, including a woman, were arrested from different locations in Punjab's Moga district and 13 grams of heroin was seized from their possession, the police said today.

23,000 litres of illicit liquor recovered in Punjab

Police today raided a house in village Katiawali and recovered 23,000 litres of illicit liquor stored in drums.

Pathankot attack martyr's brother, wife thrashed in Gurdaspur

Hardip Singh and his wife, Kulwinder Kaur, were beaten up outside a shop in an area falling under Bhaini Mian Khan Police Station on May 13.

Gurdaspur: Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF

A cross-border infiltration bid was successfully foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) troops here, who gunned down a Pakistani intruder.

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

Three burnt alive as private bus catches fire in Punjab

The injured were rushed to hospitals in Rampura Phul and Bathinda, police said.

Punjab govt shuffles 19 IAS, 43 PCS officers

Vikas Garg, special secretary, health and family welfare has been posted as special secretary agriculture, an official spokesman said here.

pseb.ac.in - PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 declared; Amisha Arora topper with 98.44%
pseb.ac.in - PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 declared; Amisha Arora topper with 98.44%

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) declared the PSEB Result 2017, PSEB 12th Class Result 2017 on Saturday.

NZC meet: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh pushes for consensual solution to SYL
NZC meet: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh pushes for consensual solution to SYL

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday pushed for a consensual resolution of the SYL dispute by calling for coordination of the states with the Centre.

Woman sets herself ablaze in front of SAD councillor's office, dies

A woman, who had set herself on fire outside the office of an Akali councillor at Krishna Colony here last week, succumbed to her injuries at PGIMER Chandigarh where she was undergoing treatment.

Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits AAP after Bhagwant Mann made party's Punjab chief
Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi quits AAP after Bhagwant Mann made party's Punjab chief

In more trouble for Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its former Punjab unit convenor Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi announced his decision to quit the party on Wednesday.

Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video
Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video

A congress worker was roughed by a group of men allegedly in an another case of political rivalry in Ludhiana district of Punjab.

Punjab govt withdraws 'controversial' dress code for teachers

Facing flak for its order directing female teachers not to wear "jeans, tops, and bright suits", the Punjab government on Tuesday withdrew the directive while suspending two employees of the education department in this regard.

AAP names Bhagwant Mann as Punjab president; Khaira quits posts

The announcement had an immediate reaction with state AAP legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira announcing his resignation from the posts of party chief whip and spokesman.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, ministers offer prayers in Amritsar
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, ministers offer prayers in Amritsar

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal had taken a dig at Amarinder Singh for not being able to find time to visit Amritsar to offer prayers at the Golden Temple.

Amarinder Singh announces jobs for son, daughter of soldier killed by Pak forces
Amarinder Singh announces jobs for son, daughter of soldier killed by Pak forces

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced jobs for the son and the daughter of JCO Paramjeet Singh, killed by Pakistani forces at the LoC recently, during a visit to the family's home here.

Several injured in violence in Ludhiana's Islam Ganj, swords used — WATCH video
Several injured in violence in Ludhiana's Islam Ganj, swords used — WATCH video

Several people were left injured in a clash that took place between two rival groups in Ludhiana district of Punjab on Saturday. 

Rahul Gandhi has potential to become PM: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had the potential to become the Prime Minister of the country.

Congress initiates rejig, appoints new chiefs for Punjab, Uttarakhand

As part of its restructuring, the Congress on Thursday initiated changes in some state units appointing new presidents for Uttarakhand and Punjab, and a general secretary in-charge for Rajasthan.

High alert in Pathankot after two suspicious bags, mobile tower batteries found near military base
High alert in Pathankot after two suspicious bags, mobile tower batteries found near military base

A high alert has been sounded in Punjab's Pathankot district after two suspicious bags were spotted near military base, said reports on Thursday.

Police launch massive search operation in Pathankot for suspicious men

A massive search operation has been launched by the Punjab Police to track down three persons who have gone missing after abandoning a robbed SUV at a village here.

Suspicious men sighted in Pathankot, search operation underway
Suspicious men sighted in Pathankot, search operation underway

The Punjab Police along with other security agencies began a massive search operation in some areas of Pathankot and Gurdaspur districts on Wednesday after four to six suspicious men were sighted in the area.

Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, who was beheaded by Pakistan's BAT, cremated; family wants govt to avenge his killing
Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, who was beheaded by Pakistan's BAT, cremated; family wants govt to avenge his killing

Paramjit Kaur, the wife of late Subedar Paramjit Singh, on Tuesday demanded the Indian government to bring her husband's severed head only then he will be cremated.

Congress president should be elected by consensus, not election: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Congress president should be elected by consensus, not election: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The new Congress president should be appointed through consensus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Sunday.

Major fire breaks out at factory in Ludhiana

A major fire broke out at a yarn factory in Gopal Nagar locality of Basti Jodhewal here on Saturday, officials said.

Satluj-Yamuna Link canal: Talks okay, but dignity and verdict of court be respected, says SC

The Supreme Court today said it was not averse to talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana to resolve Satluj-Yamuna Link canal issue but dignity of the court and the verdict should be "considered and respected".

BJP lends support to Punjab govt on SYL issue

The BJP's Punjab unit has extended support to the Amarinder Singh government on the critical Sutlej Yamuna Link canal issue, as well as other significant matters in Punjab.

AAP's Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh quits post

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh today resigned as the party's Punjab in-charge over its drubbing in the state Assembly polls in February.