Punjab News

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana, Amarinder seeks Badal’s apology

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana, Amarinder seeks Badal’s apology

According to news agency ANI, an FIR was registered in connection with the vandalisation of the statue in which two persons were named.

Dec 25, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
1,863 sarpanchs and 22,203 panches elected unopposed in Punjab

1,863 sarpanchs and 22,203 panches elected unopposed in Punjab

The EC spokesman said that 1,863 sarpanches (village headmen) have been elected unopposed.

Dec 23, 2018, 21:36 PM IST
BSF recovers 17 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab's Ferozepur sector

BSF recovers 17 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab's Ferozepur sector

BSF troopers had observed suspicious movement ahead of the border security fence early on Sunday. 

Dec 23, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Amritsar infant found alive after he was strangulated, flushed down train toilet

Amritsar infant found alive after he was strangulated, flushed down train toilet

The newborn was found alive by sweepers cleaning the Amritsar-Howrah Express train on Saturday afternoon when the train stopped for cleaning.

Dec 23, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Amritsar's miracle baby: One-day-old-boy flushed down train toilet, recovered alive

Amritsar's miracle baby: One-day-old-boy flushed down train toilet, recovered alive

The newborn was recovered from the Amritsar-Howrah Express train by sweepers on Saturday afternoon when the train stopped for cleaning.

Dec 23, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Animal welfare board seeks report on Sidhu’s black partridge gift from Pakistan

Animal welfare board seeks report on Sidhu’s black partridge gift from Pakistan

The Animal Welfare Board of India has sought a report in this regard from Chandigarh’s environment department within three days.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Sajjan Kumar today, eventually Gandhi family: Harsimrat Kaur on verdict in 1984 riots

Sajjan Kumar today, eventually Gandhi family: Harsimrat Kaur on verdict in 1984 riots

"Today's is a historic judgement. Wheels of justice have finally moved."

Dec 17, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Now, Navjot Singh Sidhu in trouble over black partridge gift from Pakistan

Now, Navjot Singh Sidhu in trouble over black partridge gift from Pakistan

The complainant has demanded an investigation into how the black partridge was brought from Pakistan and kept in Punjab for so long.

Dec 14, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Attempts to malign Sidhu name, alleges wife Navjot Kaur after clean chit on Amritsar train tragedy

Attempts to malign Sidhu name, alleges wife Navjot Kaur after clean chit on Amritsar train tragedy

Sidhu has been in the line of fire since his wife was the chief guest at the event.

Dec 06, 2018, 14:28 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu, wife given clean chit in Amritsar train tragedy

Navjot Singh Sidhu, wife given clean chit in Amritsar train tragedy

The train accident that took place on October 19 killed more than 60 people and injured over 70 when people were watching the burning of the Ravana effigy from a railway track.

Dec 06, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Former Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur acquitted in daughter Harpreet Kaur's death case

Former Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur acquitted in daughter Harpreet Kaur's death case

Jagir Kaur's 19-year-old daughter was found dead under mysterious circumstances in 2000.

Dec 04, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Sidhu issue not discussed during Punjab cabinet meet, confirms minister

Sidhu issue not discussed during Punjab cabinet meet, confirms minister

Earlier in the day, Congress sources revealed that the party leadership had asked the Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu despite his recent controversial comments.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

The new international civil terminal will be set up at IAF Station in Halwara in Ludhiana. 

Dec 03, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Congress leadership asks Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu: Party sources

Congress leadership asks Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu: Party sources

Several leaders in the Punjab government are reportedly unhappy with Sidhu's recent remarks but Congress does not want the Punjab minister's campaigning in Rajasthan and Telangana to go astray.

Dec 03, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Punjab Da Captain Sadda Captain: Posters put up after Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark

Punjab Da Captain Sadda Captain: Posters put up after Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark

The Punjab Cabinet Minister has been facing flak since he said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi is also the 'captain' of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Glaring eyes on Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of Punjab government's cabinet meeting

Glaring eyes on Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of Punjab government's cabinet meeting

Several Punjab ministers are reportedly unhappy with Navjot Singh Sidhu's comment that Rahul Gandhi is captain of captains - an apparent reference to CM Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
Punjab's captain is our captain, Sidhu should apologise: Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Punjab's captain is our captain, Sidhu should apologise: Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Sidhu has been facing flak since the time he said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi is also the 'captain' of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Resign from Cabinet, work with Rahul Gandhi if Amarinder is not your captain: Punjab Minister tells Sidhu

Resign from Cabinet, work with Rahul Gandhi if Amarinder is not your captain: Punjab Minister tells Sidhu

After his visit to Pakistan, when Sidhu was asked why he ignored the advice of his captain, he had said: "My captain is Rahul Gandhi. He sent me everywhere."

Dec 01, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Emotional Harsimrat Kaur credits PM Modi, Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor

Emotional Harsimrat Kaur credits PM Modi, Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor

"This corridor is a Gurupurab gift to us. It took 70 years for us to reach this moment and promises to usher in peace and brotherhood for people of both countries."

Nov 28, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

The Kartarpur Corridor, which will facilitate the visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, is expected to be completed within six months.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:48 PM IST