Punjab News

Bill to set up commission for farmers' empowerment to be moved in Punjab Assembly

Bill to set up commission for farmers' empowerment to be moved in Punjab Assembly

The Punjab government has decided to move a Bill in the current session of the state Assembly today to set up a five-member commission for framing a policy to empower and grant legal rights to

Nov 27, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Punjab: Congress protests against Goods and Services Tax in Amritsar

Punjab: Congress protests against Goods and Services Tax in Amritsar

Congress workers led by Navjot Singh Sidhu held rallies and shouted slogans against the GST.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Chandigarh, Amritsar colder than 'Queen of Hills' Shimla

Chandigarh and the Sikh holy city of Amritsar in Punjab were on Saturday colder than the `Queen of Hills` - Shimla.

Nov 25, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

Ludhiana factory collapse toll 13; owner arrested

The owner of a plastic factory, which collapsed on Monday and leaving 13 people dead, was arrested by the Punjab Police.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:48 AM IST

Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM Amarinder Singh orders probe

The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in this Punjab city has risen to 11 and some people are still feared trapped under the debris, Punjab government officials said here.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Punjab: Ex-serviceman arrested with assualt rifle in Batala

The police on Tuesday arrested an ex- serviceman and his accomplice and seized arms and ammunitions, including an AK-47 assault rifle, in Batala here, an official said on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Ludhiana factory collapse toll rises to 14

The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in Ludhiana, in Punjab, has risen to 14, an official said here on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Punjab: Fire breaks out in plastic manufacturing factory

A major fire broke out in an industrial area of plastic manufacturing factory in Ludhiana`s Sufia Chowk.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Opposition must refrain from criticism for the sake of it: Punjab CM

Amarinder Singh on Monday said that the Opposition should refrain from criticism for the sake of it.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

NIA registers case in killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS shakha) when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Ludhiana last month. He died on the spot while the

Nov 18, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Being forced to give testimony against Gurmeet Ram Rahim, alleges woman

Being forced to give testimony against Gurmeet Ram Rahim, alleges woman

A Sirsa-based journalist, Ram Chander Chhatrapati was shot at in October, 2002, after he exposed alleged nefarious activities inside the Dera. He died subsequently.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Pakistan's ISI trying to revive Khalistani elements in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

Pakistan's ISI trying to revive Khalistani elements in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

Amarinder Singh claimed that the ISI operatives were working not only from Pakistani soil, but also from other countries, including the UK, Canada and Italy "to fan communal unrest".

Nov 16, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

Amarinder Singh rubbishes 'secret pact' with Haryana on Sutlej-Yamuna Link issue

The Sutlej-Yamuna Link has been a contentious issue between Punjab and Haryana over river water sharing for the past four decades.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Farmers can't give up stubble burning completely: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Farmers can't give up stubble burning completely: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Asserting that a long-term solution was needed to arrest the problem of crop residue burning, the Punjab CM said the state government was looking for affordable solutions for this problem.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Don't do petty street politics: Amarinder Singh responds to Arvind Kejriwal's Twitter war

Don't do petty street politics: Amarinder Singh responds to Arvind Kejriwal's Twitter war

The national capital on Tuesday saw improvement in the air quality with six out of 15 regions recording "very poor" levels rather than "severe" for the first time in the past week.

Nov 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
After Amarinder Singh, now Haryana CM has a few words for Arvind Kejriwal

After Amarinder Singh, now Haryana CM has a few words for Arvind Kejriwal

Days after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh lashed out at his Delhi counterpart calling him a 'peculiar' person, Haryana's Manohar Lal Khattar too has a few words for Arvind Kejriwal.

Nov 13, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Gangster Saraj Sandhu admits to killing Hindu leader on Facebook, leaves Punjab Police fuming

Gangster Saraj Sandhu admits to killing Hindu leader on Facebook, leaves Punjab Police fuming

Gangster Saraj Sandhu is wanted in connection with Hindu outfit leader Vipan Sharma's murder in Amritsar on October 30.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Punjab local body elections: Election Commission asks officials to revise electoral roll

The polls for the local bodies, including the Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala municipal corporations, are likely to be held in December.

Nov 11, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Punjab CM seeks incentive for farmers to prevent stubble burning

Singh also requested the prime minister to convene a meeting of the chief ministers of the affected states along with the Union Ministers for Agriculture, Food and Environment on the issue.

Nov 09, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Pollution: Need Central intervention, just meet of CMs inconsequential, Amarinder tells Kejriwal

Pollution: Need Central intervention, just meet of CMs inconsequential, Amarinder tells Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday sought a meeting with his counterparts in Punjab and Haryana to discuss ways to tackle the alarming air pollution levels in Delhi.

Nov 09, 2017, 00:36 AM IST

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