Punjab News

Punjab imposes night curfew in THIS district amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Punjab imposes night curfew in THIS district amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Punjab's Jalandhar administration imposed a night curfew in the district from Saturday (March 6) to tackle upsurge in COVID-19 cases. According to the announcement made by Deputy Commissioner

Mar 06, 2021, 15:40 PM IST
On Budget day in Punjab, SAD to hold ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab' protests against Congress government

On Budget day in Punjab, SAD to hold ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab' protests against Congress government

The 'dharna' by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be held under the banner of the 'Punjab Mangda Hisab' campaign of the SAD. On March 8, the Captain Amarinder Singh-led government will present the

Mar 05, 2021, 19:16 PM IST
Supreme Court reserves order on petition seeking Mukhtar Ansari's transfer to Uttar Pradesh jail

Supreme Court reserves order on petition seeking Mukhtar Ansari's transfer to Uttar Pradesh jail

The UP government had filed a petition seeking transfer of gangster-turned politician Ansari from Rupnagar jail in Punjab to the district jail in Banda.

Mar 04, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
Man arrested for sharing child porn videos on social media

Man arrested for sharing child porn videos on social media

Social media giant Facebook had complained to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that the accused were sharing child porn videos through its messaging platform Messenger. Taking note of the complaint

Mar 03, 2021, 09:13 AM IST
Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

The Chief Minister said a decision on reducing occupancy in cinema halls will be taken after March 1. Private offices and restaurants shall be encouraged to display the last tests done for all

Feb 25, 2021, 07:21 AM IST
Car mows down cyclist, drives with body on roof for 10 km in Punjab's Mohali, accused held

Car mows down cyclist, drives with body on roof for 10 km in Punjab's Mohali, accused held

The police arrested the car driver, identified as Nirmal Singh, who was going from Zirakpur to Khamano morning when he allegedly hit 35-year-old Dhurinder Mandal who was on a bicycle. The police have

Feb 19, 2021, 08:12 AM IST
Youth Congress leader Gurlal Singh Bhullar shot dead in Punjab 

Youth Congress leader Gurlal Singh Bhullar shot dead in Punjab 

 A 34-year-old youth Congress leader Gurlal Singh Bhullar was allegedly shot dead in Faridkot, Punjab on Thursday (February 18) evening, as per police officials. SP Faridkot said, “Two unidentified

Feb 18, 2021, 21:03 PM IST
Congress sweeps Punjab Municipal Elections, gets first Mayor in Bathinda after 53 years

Congress sweeps Punjab Municipal Elections, gets first Mayor in Bathinda after 53 years

The Congress party today won seven municipal corporations in Punjab local body polls, bagging all the bodies at Moga, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Abohar, Pathankot, Batala, and Bathinda. The counting at

Feb 17, 2021, 14:30 PM IST
Punjab civic body election: Re-polling ordered in three Patiala booths

Punjab civic body election: Re-polling ordered in three Patiala booths

The Punjab State Election Commission on Monday (February 15) ordered repolling at three booths of the Municipal Councils of Patran and Samana in Patiala. The repolling will be held on February 16

Feb 15, 2021, 23:34 PM IST
Unlike men, Muslim women should take divorce for second marriage: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Unlike men, Muslim women should take divorce for second marriage: Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that a Muslim man can marry another woman without taking a divorce from the first wife, but a Muslim woman has to take a divorce for her second marriage.

Feb 08, 2021, 20:58 PM IST
Schools to reopen from February 1 in these states, check full list

Schools to reopen from February 1 in these states, check full list

The decision to open schools has been taken in view of the number of coronavirus cases steadily dropping in the country. It is to be noted that several states resumed physical classes on a voluntary

Jan 30, 2021, 11:55 AM IST
What is happening and what happened at Singhu is what Pakistan wants, says Punjab CM; condemns Red fort violence

What is happening and what happened at Singhu is what Pakistan wants, says Punjab CM; condemns Red fort violence

Capt Amarinder Singh said, "I don't believe that the farmers were involved in the violence. It is for the investigative authorities to probe into the matter and see who is responsible for it," adding

Jan 29, 2021, 20:52 PM IST
Punjab students have to appear physically in PSEB exams; check date sheet here

Punjab students have to appear physically in PSEB exams; check date sheet here

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has released the date sheet for classes fifth, eighth, tenth and twelfth. The Punjab School Education Board Controller said that the exams will be held in the

Jan 25, 2021, 20:43 PM IST
AAP intensifies preparations for Punjab civic elections, announces 160 candidates

AAP intensifies preparations for Punjab civic elections, announces 160 candidates

In a statement issued from the party headquarters, AAP's state in-charge and MLA from Delhi Jarnail Singh and state president and MP Bhagwant Mann said that the AAP, which is contesting the upcoming

Jan 25, 2021, 13:25 PM IST
Primary classes to reopen in This state from January 27, detailed guidelines to be issued soon

Primary classes to reopen in This state from January 27, detailed guidelines to be issued soon

The government of Punjab has finally decided to reopen primary classes at all schools from January 27, several months after they were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month,

Jan 21, 2021, 08:09 AM IST
Former Union Minister Buta Singh dies aged 86, PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi offer condolences

Former Union Minister Buta Singh dies aged 86, PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi offer condolences

The senior Congress leader was in a coma since October last year when he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after he suffered a brain hemorrhage.

Jan 02, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Farmers' stir: Western Railways diverts several trains in Punjab, check list

Farmers' stir: Western Railways diverts several trains in Punjab, check list

"Passengers are requested to kindly note the above changes," the Western Railway said in a release.

Dec 29, 2020, 06:25 AM IST
Amid protest against farm laws, Punjab CM urges protesters not to damage mobile towers

Amid protest against farm laws, Punjab CM urges protesters not to damage mobile towers

Amid reports of disconnection of power supply to various mobile towers across Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appealed to protesting farmers not to inconvenience the public with such actions.

Dec 25, 2020, 17:47 PM IST
COVID-19: This state issues cap on gatherings, extension of night curfew; know other restrictions

COVID-19: This state issues cap on gatherings, extension of night curfew; know other restrictions

Complaints of mass violations of COVID-19 curbs at weddings and parties have been reported in this northern state.

Dec 11, 2020, 20:00 PM IST
50,000 more farmers on 1200 tractors carrying enough food head to Delhi to join agitation against farm laws

50,000 more farmers on 1200 tractors carrying enough food head to Delhi to join agitation against farm laws

Thousands of farmers hailing from Ferozepur, Fazilka, Abohar Faridkot and Moga have left for New Delhi to protest against the agri laws and are carrying ration that can last upto six months.

Dec 11, 2020, 14:25 PM IST