Punjab News

Vicky Gounder, Punjab's most wanted gangster, accomplice killed in encounter

Vicky Gounder, Punjab's most wanted gangster, accomplice killed in encounter

The shootout took place near Muktsar village in which gangster Vicky Gounder and accomplice Prem Lahoriya were killed and two policemen were injured. 

Jan 26, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Severe cold in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur in Jalandhar coldest at 2.8 degrees Celsius

Severe cold in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur in Jalandhar coldest at 2.8 degrees Celsius

Punjab and Haryana today reeled under cold weather conditions with Adampur in Jalandhar being the coldest place with a low of 2.8 degrees Celsius.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Amritsar designer hangs herself in Mohali house, cites depression as reason in suicide note

Amritsar designer hangs herself in Mohali house, cites depression as reason in suicide note

A woman on Saturday hanged herself from a ceiling fan at her paying guest accommodation in Phase 3, Mohali.

Jan 22, 2018, 09:19 AM IST
 We regularly take up issues such as ceasefire violations with Pakistan: Indian High Commissioner

We regularly take up issues such as ceasefire violations with Pakistan: Indian High Commissioner

One civilian was killed on Sunday when Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling along the IB and the LoC in Jammu and Poonch districts.

Jan 21, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns

Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns

Congress leader Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from the post of state Power and Irrigation Minister on Monday. 

Jan 16, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Punjab, Haryana reel under cold weather conditions

Punjab, Haryana reel under cold weather conditions

In Punjab, Amritsar experienced cold weather conditions at 4.5 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala shivered at 8.3 degrees and 8.4 degrees Celsius, respectively, the MeT said.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato prices had slumped to just Rs 10 for a bag of 100 kg (one quintal) last year, leaving farmers in tears -- and most of them chose to throw their produce on the roads to rot.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Fire breaks out in clothing factory on Ludhiana's Kakowal road

Fire breaks out in clothing factory on Ludhiana's Kakowal road

A fire broke out in a clothing factory at Ludhiana's Kakowal road on Wednesday afternoon. Six fire tenders are present on the spot. 

Jan 10, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Twelve-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy repatriated

Twelve-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy repatriated

A 12-year-old deaf-mute Pakistani boy, who had strayed into the Indian territory about seven months ago, was repatriated on Monday.

Jan 01, 2018, 23:29 PM IST
Trapped in Saudi Arabia, Ludhiana woman pleads Sushma Swaraj for help

Trapped in Saudi Arabia, Ludhiana woman pleads Sushma Swaraj for help

The matter came to light after Kaur sent a video message to her daughter claiming that she has been forced by the couple to work as a servant.

Dec 31, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

The Punjab government led by Captain Amarinder Singh has declared 18 gazetted holidays and 39 restricted holidays for the calendar year 2018. 

Dec 28, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Watch: Celebrations at Amritsar's Golden Temple on 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Watch: Celebrations at Amritsar's Golden Temple on 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh was born on December 22, 1666.

Dec 25, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

SAD cries sacrilege over Guru's picture, Punjab government says charge 'ridiculous'

The SAD on Sunday accused the Punjab government of sacrilege over the 'morphing' of a picture of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.

Dec 24, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
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

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