Punjab News

Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

The Punjab Police conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gangraped by around 10 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend

Feb 12, 2019, 09:03 AM IST
Punjab: Notorious gangster Ankit Bhadu killed in encounter near Zirakpur

Punjab: Notorious gangster Ankit Bhadu killed in encounter near Zirakpur

The gangster held a family, included a six-year-old girl, as hostage. 

Feb 07, 2019, 22:36 PM IST
'Most wanted' gangster killed in police encounter with Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Zirakpur

'Most wanted' gangster killed in police encounter with Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Zirakpur

Ankit Bhadu was a close aide of notorious gangster Lawrence Bishnoi.

Feb 07, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
Former Punjab cop arrested in 2015 police firing

Former Punjab cop arrested in 2015 police firing

IANS reported that the SIT arrested Charanjit Singh Sharma from his residence in Hoshiarpur.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

The chief minister had on Saturday inaugurated the newly constructed waiting hall for the families of the inmates during his visit to the Patiala Central Jail.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has favoured the setting up of open jails for the female prisoners in the state to ease their rehabilitation after release, an official said Sunday.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
Navjot Kaur Sidhu seeks Congress ticket from Chandigarh

Navjot Kaur Sidhu seeks Congress ticket from Chandigarh

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife and former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu have staked claim to the Congress ticket from Chandigarh in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. 

Jan 26, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

Rajesh Kalia belongs to the Valmiki community and he says that he is proud of this.

Jan 21, 2019, 08:54 AM IST
Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

The patrolling team later went inside the compound and brought the man out. He was later shifted to a nearby hospital.

Jan 20, 2019, 23:22 PM IST
AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Sunday to launch the party`s election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls with a rally in Barnala town.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

The AAP has already announced the names of five candidates for Lok Sabha seat in October. These seats are Sangrur, Faridkot, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar and Anandpur Sahib.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
After quitting AAP, Khaira launches new political party

After quitting AAP, Khaira launches new political party

Khaira decided to quit the AAP on Sunday, six months after the party's high command had decided to remove him from the post of the leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly.

Jan 08, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh blames government for delay in Kartarpur corridor

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh blames government for delay in Kartarpur corridor

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has not sanctioned any funds to acquire land for the Kartarpur corridor

Jan 07, 2019, 13:38 PM IST
AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira quits party, hits out at Arvind Kejriwal's 'dictatorial attitude'

AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira quits party, hits out at Arvind Kejriwal's 'dictatorial attitude'

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal, he said that the AAP chief's 'dictatorial attitude has shattered the dreams of Indians and the Punjabis for a clean alternative to the decayed and rotten system'.

Jan 06, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Former AAP member HS Phoolka to float Punjab-based non-political organisation

Former AAP member HS Phoolka to float Punjab-based non-political organisation

He won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha election and will work for the betterment of Punjab.

Jan 04, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Fulfilling pre-poll promise, Amarinder government to dole out smartphones to Punjab youth

Fulfilling pre-poll promise, Amarinder government to dole out smartphones to Punjab youth

One-time bundled 12 GB data and 600 local minutes talk time (voice) with one-year validity would also be provided under the scheme.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:49 PM IST
Punjab panchayat polls: EC orders repolling at 14 booths on January 2

Punjab panchayat polls: EC orders repolling at 14 booths on January 2

The State Election Commission of Punjab Monday ordered repolling at 14 booths of eight districts of the state following reports of "irregularities" at some booths during the gram panchayat elections

Jan 01, 2019, 07:40 AM IST
Congress sweeps panchayat polls in Punjab; AAP, SAD cry foul

Congress sweeps panchayat polls in Punjab; AAP, SAD cry foul

Opposition parties - AAp and Shiromani Akali Dal - have that the panchayat elections in Punjab were rigged. 

Dec 31, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Clashes, booth capturing mar Punjab panchayat polls

Clashes, booth capturing mar Punjab panchayat polls

Minor clashes and incidents of firing and booth capturing were reported at over a dozen places as panchayat elections were held in 13,276 panchayats across Punjab on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Punjab to hold panchayat polls in over 13,000 villages amid tight security on Sunday

Punjab to hold panchayat polls in over 13,000 villages amid tight security on Sunday

Around 8,000 candidates are in fray for the post of sarpanchs and panchs in Punjab.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:40 PM IST