Punjab News

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
Farmers' protest: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh working at the behest of the BJP, claims AAP

Farmers' protest: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh working at the behest of the BJP, claims AAP

The AAP observed that Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh is working at the behest of the BJP and did not utter a word against the Modi government. 

Dec 09, 2020, 10:18 AM IST
Farmers protest: 36 British MPs support agitation against farm laws, want UK to raise issue with India

Farmers protest: 36 British MPs support agitation against farm laws, want UK to raise issue with India

The MPs, in a missive to Raab, asked to pressurise India against the recently enacted agriculture laws which 'exploit' the farmers and those who depend on farming.

Dec 05, 2020, 15:33 PM IST
Nearly century old Sikh History Research Centre at Khalsa College goes digital

Nearly century old Sikh History Research Centre at Khalsa College goes digital

The 90-year-old Sikh History Research Centre and Museum at Khalsa College which houses rare books, manuscripts and hand-written documents has been digitalized.

Nov 29, 2020, 18:40 PM IST
Explained: Why are Punjab, Haryana farmers protesting in Delhi and what are their demands

Explained: Why are Punjab, Haryana farmers protesting in Delhi and what are their demands

Anger against the three farm laws legislation has been simmering against September, ever since the government passed the three agricultural bills. The bills collectively seek to provide farmers with

Nov 28, 2020, 10:47 AM IST