Rahul Gandhi's concern for farmers a political stunt: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday said the "sudden" concern of Rahul Gandhi for farmers was merely a "political stunt" as he blamed the Congress party and Gandhi family for farmers' plight across the country.

Five of a family killed in accident in Muktsar

Five persons including two children of a family were killed while two sustained serious injuries when their car dashed against a roadside tree near Malout, police said here Friday.

Private bus owners go on strike in Punjab

Private bus operators in Punjab on Saturday went on a strike to protest against the "haste" shown by police in registering cases against drivers and conductors without proper investigation.

Go to your old age home, Congress tells Badal

 With another case of alleged harassment of two teenaged Dalit girls by staff of a private bus owned by a ruling Akali Dal leader in Punjab`s Muktsar district, the opposition Congress slammed the state government for the law and order breakdown and suggested that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should go to his "old age home".

Three girls harassed on Punjab buses in separate incidents

Even as the blame-game over the death of a girl after being pushed from a moving bus, continues, at least two other cases of alleged harassment of girls, including one in a vehicle allegedly belonging to an Akali leader, have come to light.

Punjab: Sisters harassed onboard bus owned by Akali leader in Muktsar

Another shocking incident of alleged molestation of two teenage girls has been reported in the Muktsar district of Punjab on Friday.

Minor girls harassed onboard bus owned by Akali leader in Punjab's Muktsar
Minor girls harassed onboard bus owned by Akali leader in Punjab's Muktsar

Nearly a fortnight after a 13-year-old girl was harassed and thrown out of a bus in Moga, yet another shocking incident of alleged molestation of two teenage girls has been reported in the Muktsar district of Punjab on Friday.

Punjab govt to train 1 lakh youngsters every year: Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the Punjab government's top priority was to impart skill education to people and it would train nearly one lakh youths every year through various schemes.

Teachers hold parleys with CM, protest continues

The Education Guarantee Scheme
(EGS) teachers, who are demanding regularisation of their
services, today held parleys with Chief Minister Parkash Singh
Badal at Chak Fatehsingh Wala village in Bathinda district.

Punjab: Lady slapper Akali leader not arrested

The Punjab Police, Tuesday, filed an FIR against the Shiromani Akali Dal leader who slapped a lady teacher, who was demanding a permanent job, at a function in Muktsar district yesterday.

Moga: One killed in clash over bundh construction

A man was killed and twelve
others injured after residents of two villages of Muktsar
district clashed over the construction of a bundh, police said
Wednesday.