Punjab News

Man who sold SIM card to suspected spy in Pathankot arrested

A 27-year-old mobile shopowner was on Saturday arrested for allegedly selling a SIM card to the suspected spy who was held from Mamoon Cantonment in Pathankot, which was stormed by Pakistani militants.

Arjuna Awardee India Reserve Battalion officer hangs self

Singh was a Judo champion and had been awarded the Arjuna award in 1998 for his commendable performances in the Commonwealth and Asian games, police said.

Woman in Patiala  attacks harasser with slipper, drags him to police station – Watch video
Woman in Patiala attacks harasser with slipper, drags him to police station – Watch video

It seems that women have now decided not to keep incidents like eve-teasing under the carpet anymore. 

Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 exams 2016: Download admit cards here
Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 exams 2016: Download admit cards here

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will on Thursday (February 4) release the admit cards for Class 12 examination (Regular/Open).

Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora shot at in Ludhiana
Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora shot at in Ludhiana

In a gruesome incident, two unidentified motorcycle-borne men allegedly fired at Shiv Sena leader Amit Arora in Ludhiana on Wednesday night.

Video shows undertrial in Bathinda jail being thrashed

A video on Wednesday surfaced on the social media purportedly showing an undertrial at Bathinda central prison being stripped naked and thrashed by fellow inmates.

Pathankot probe: NIA likely to examine some IAF personnel

The NIA, probing the terrorist attack on Pathankot air base, is likely to examine some personnel of the Indian Air Force to find out whether insiders played a role in the storming of the strategic installation.

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal discharged from hospital

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, who was admitted in PGIMER for treatment of chest congestion and fever, was today discharged from the hospital

Congress veteran and former Lok Sabha speaker Balram Jakhar passes away
Congress veteran and former Lok Sabha speaker Balram Jakhar passes away

Former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader Balram Jakhar died in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.

Former Lok Sabha speaker Balram Jakhar passes away in New Delhi

Former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader Balram Jakhar died in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.

Indian national, spying for Pakistan's ISI, arrested from Pathankot
Indian national, spying for Pakistan's ISI, arrested from Pathankot

An Indian national has been arrested from Pathankot for allegedly spying for Pakistan, the Punjab Police said on Tuesday.

Pro-gay rights Ontario premier honoured at Golden Temple

Kathleen Wynne, the premier of Canada's Ontario province known for her support for gay rights, on Sunday offered prayers at the holiest of Sikh shrines Harmandar Sahib and was honoured by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.

Ammunition cache found dumped in canal in Pathankot

A cache of ammunition was today found dumped in UBD canal at Malikpur in the district which is on high alert since the attack on the airbase earlier this month.

Suspended cop-turned-smuggler nabbed in Punjab
Suspended cop-turned-smuggler nabbed in Punjab

The Punjab Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a "most wanted" smuggler, Ranjit Singh, in Ajnala in connection with cross border smuggling.

Man held with pistol at Pathankot railway station

A 22-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh was arrested at the railway station here after a country-made pistol was recovered from him.

Cold wave conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana

Cold wave conditions on Wednesday prevailed across Punjab and Haryana, with Amritsar registering a low of 2.6 degrees Celsius.

Revealed: How six Pakistani terrorists attacked Pathankot Air Force base
Revealed: How six Pakistani terrorists attacked Pathankot Air Force base

Experts from the military have reconstructed how the six Pakistani terrorists, who attacked the Pathankot Air Force base earlier this month, divided the task among themselves.

Suspicious bag found at Pathankot Railway station, bomb squad called in
Suspicious bag found at Pathankot Railway station, bomb squad called in

A suspicious bag found at Pathankot Railway station on Tuesday left the security agencies in a tizzy.

With warmth in Chandigarh, India, France get down to business
With warmth in Chandigarh, India, France get down to business

Modi pitched for investment in India by French companies, saying India had a lot to offer in terms of skilled workforce and as a market for French products.

PM Modi meets Punjab CM Badal at PGI hospital

The 88-year-old was admitted on Friday night following complaints of uneasiness after he concluded the Sangat Darshan at village Behloor Kalan.

PM Modi meets Punjab CM Badal at PGI hospital

The 88-year-old was admitted on Friday night following complaints of uneasiness after he concluded the Sangat Darshan at village Behloor Kalan.

Ludhiana Police conduct search ops near army base over terror threat

According to the ANI news agency, the police have begun a search operation in the cantonment area in Dholewal in order to rule out any terrorist threat.

Prashant Kishor, man behind Modi, Nitish Kumar's poll victories to now help Amarinder Singh
Prashant Kishor, man behind Modi, Nitish Kumar's poll victories to now help Amarinder Singh

If reports are to be believed, the man behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emphatic win in Lok Sabha and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's victory Assembly polls last year - Prashant Kishor  is all set to now manage the election campaign of Capt Amarinder Singh of Congress party in Punjab Assembly polls next year.

Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh​ given clean chit by NIA in Pathankot attack case

Salwinder Singh was subjected to several rounds of questioning besides scientific tests including lie-detector test.

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal​ hospitalised, discharged

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Friday taken to a private hospital in Nawanshahr town in Punjab on Friday evening after he complained of uneasiness.

Hollande, Modi to make a ''Rock''(ing) start in Chandigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also arrive in the city on the same day and meet the French president at city`s famous landmark - the Rock Garden.

Fog, cold affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Dense fog engulfed Chandigarh on Friday morning with visibility reducing to 300 metres in some areas.

Pathankot terror attack: NIA raids residences of Gurdaspur SP, close aides in Punjab
Pathankot terror attack: NIA raids residences of Gurdaspur SP, close aides in Punjab

The NIA raided several places, including the residences of Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh and his close aides, in connection with the recent Pathankot airbase terror attack in the wee hours on Thursday.

Pathankot terror attack: Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh to undergo psychological tests
Pathankot terror attack: Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh to undergo psychological tests

Senior Punjab Police official Salwinder Singh, who was subjected to a lie detector test for two days, may now be asked to undergo psychological tests in connection with the recent Pathankot terror attack case.