Switching sides! 21 AAP members from Punjab join Congress

Switching sides! 21 AAP members from Punjab join Congress

Also at the same event, 34 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) members and SAD ‘supporters’ have joined Congress.

Army Jawan kills four family members, shoots himself dead

An Army jawan Tuesday killed four of his neighbours in indiscriminate firing.

DNA: Analysis of how a turban saved lives; became a reflection of humanity

During Ganpati visarjan, 8 people's lives were saved when two Sikh youth took off their turbans to save them from drowning, thus giving a selfish community a lesson in humanity.

Bravo! Sikh removes turban, saves youngsters from drowning in Punjab - Watch

Bravo! Sikh removes turban, saves youngsters from drowning in Punjab - Watch

In an incident that has touched the hearts of many, a 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youths from drowning in a canal in Punjab.

Akali Dal leader found dead in canal in Sangrur

 The body of missing SAD leader Jagjit Singh Bhaini has been found in the Bhakra Canal near Khanauri in Sangrur district, police said today.

Moga molestation case: Orbit bus company has long record of breaking law

Moga molestation case: Orbit bus company has long record of breaking law

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's Orbit Aviation transport company, which grabbed headlines recently after a 13-year-old girl was molested and thrown out of a moving bus owned by the firm, has been in news in the past as well for wrong reasons.

AAP appoints Bhagwant Mann as leader in Lok Sabha

Removing its Patiala MP Dharam Vira Gandhi from the post of leader of the party in the Lok Sabha, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday appointed Bhagwant Mann, an MP from Sangrur, in his place, party sources said on Tuesday.

Bypoll to Dhuri Assembly seat on April 11

The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the bypoll to Dhuri Assembly seat in Sangrur district of Punjab will be held on April 11.

Bhagwant Mann demands expulsion of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav from AAP

Accusing AAP's founder leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav of damaging the party, its MP Bhagwant Mann on Sunday demanded their expulsion from AAP.

AAP announces candidates for Punjab bypolls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced its candidates for bypolls to Talwandi Sabo and Patiala assembly seats in Punjab.

NHRC notice to Punjab govt on social boycott of dalits in Sangrur

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that 105 families of Scheduled Castes have been facing social boycott by upper caste people in Baopur village of Moonak Sub-Division of District Sangrur, Punjab since May 15 of this year.

Will darkhorse Mann play spoiler for Singla, Dhindsa in Sangrur?

This traditional Lok Sabha seat, which has always witnessed a direct contest between the Congress and the Akalis, may throw up a surprise this Lok Sabha poll as AAP candidate Bhagwant Mann is being viewed as the dark horse in the battle of the ballot.

Akalis function like mafia: Singla

Congress candidate from Sangrur Lok Sabha seat Vijay Inder Singla accused the ruling SAD of being "high-handed" and running the state like a "mafia".

Headmaster booked for rape, sexual assault of girl students

Police on Thursday booked the headmaster of a school housed in a religious place at Malerkotla near here for allegedly sexually assaulting five girl students.

Sangrur seat to witness triangular contest

Sangrur Lok Sabha seat, in the Malwa heartland of Punjab, is likely to witness triangular contest with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announcing Bhagwat Mann as its contestant on Monday.

12-year-old boy`s murder case handed over to CBI: Dhindsa

SAD secretary general and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Friday said the Punjab government has handed over the 12-year-old boy`s murder case to the CBI.

Badal blames UPA for `straining` Centre-state relations

Punjab CM stepped up his attack on the Centre over "not getting" invite to the foundation laying ceremony of a cancer hospital in Sangrur.

Rahul snub makes Punjab CM knock at PM’s door

An angry Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, complaining about him not being invited for the foundation stone-laying ceremony for a cancer hospital here.

Badal miffed at not getting invite to PGI event, writes to PM

By not inviting the Punjab Government at a function to lay the foundation stone of cancer hospital in Sangrur the Centre has "violated" federal system, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today claimed.

Akali Dal woman leader among 5 run over by truck

Five persons, including an Akali Dal woman leader, were killed and two others injured after they were run over by a truck in Lehra area here.