Desecration of holy book: Congress lawmaker quits over Punjab's 'deteriorating' situation
Desecration of holy book: Congress lawmaker quits over Punjab's 'deteriorating' situation

A Congress MLA resigned from the Punjab assembly on Sunday to protest against "deteriorating" law and order in the state.

Punjab minister opens solar power plant on India-Pakistan border

Punjab`s New and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday inaugurated a 2.10 MW solar power plant in a village near the India-Pakistan border.

BJP minister accuses SAD MLAs for attack on brother

 Punjab cabinet minister Anil Joshi on Wednesday accused SAD MLAs for attacking his younger brother outside the SDM office at Tarn Taran area.

Time for Modi govt to handover Chandigarh to Punjab: Badal

Charging successive Congress-led governments at the Centre for depriving Punjab of it's capital, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said time has come for Narendra Modi-led government to make Chandigarh the capital of the state.

Police arrests Khalistan Liberation Force chief's close aide

Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a close associate of Khalistan Liberation Force (KCF) terror outfit here.

Punjab: Six members of marriage party killed, 18 injured in mishap

Six people were killed and 18 injured when a bus ferrying members of a marriage party overturned and fell into a drain after the driver who was allegedly in an inebriated state lost control of the vehicle here late Sunday night.

Drugs worth Rs 60 crore seized in Punjab, one arrested

A person was arrested and a consignment of drugs, worth Rs 60 crore in the street market, was seized in Tarn Taran area here, police said on Sunday.

Sarabjit Singh`s ashes immersed in Beas River

Ashes of Sarabjit Singh, who died after being brutally assaulted in a Pakistani jail, were on Sunday immersed in the Beas river at Goindwal Sahib in the neighbouring Tarn Taran.

Pakistani intruder shot dead at Tarn Taran

A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by BSF personnel at Khemkaran sector in Tarn Taran district near here and heroin worth Rs 50 crore was recovered from his possession.

Tarn Taran thrashing victim attempts to barge into Punjab Assembly

A young woman was thrashed and abused by Punjab Police officials in full public view in Punjab`s Tarn Taran district recently.

Tarn Taran incident: 2 police constables arrested

Two policemen, accused of thrashing a girl who had approached them for help after being teased last week, were on Sunday arrested on the charge of assault and molestation.

Supreme Court raps Bihar, Punjab on police excesses

Supreme Court slammed Bihar and Punjab governments for police excesses saying beating up people was "animal behaviour" and sent notices for implementation of its direction on police reforms.

Four arrested in ASI death case in Tarn Taran

Four people have been arrested by Tarn Taran police after the death of an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) under mysterious circumstances.

Tarn Taran incident: Badal says guilty cops will be sacked

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said the policemen found guilty of thrashing a girl in Tarn Taran will be dismissed from service.

Two policemen suspended in Punjab for thrashing girl

Two police head constables were on Monday placed under suspension for allegedly thrashing a girl, who had resisted the arrest of her father by them in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.

Wanted Babbar Khalsa terrorist held in Tarn Taran

An alleged Babbar Khalsa terrorist, wanted in more than a dozen cases, was arrested in Tarn Taran district, about 23 kms from here, police said on Wednesday.