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Pakistan's ISI conspiring to use criminals to attack leaders associated with Hindu organization in Punjab: Security agencies

Pakistan's ISI conspiring to use criminals to attack leaders associated with Hindu organization in Punjab: Security agencies

In order to carry out this nefarious plan, it has contacted gangsters and criminals in jails of Punjab.

Oct 13, 2020, 16:24 PM IST
Unlock 5.0: Punjab takes this major decision on reopening schools from October 15

Unlock 5.0: Punjab takes this major decision on reopening schools from October 15

The Centre's unlock guideline stated that all schools, colleges located outside COVID-19 containment zone can be reopened from October 15. 

Oct 12, 2020, 21:33 PM IST
Unlock 5.0: Punjab issues guidelines for opening of schools from October 15, know more

Unlock 5.0: Punjab issues guidelines for opening of schools from October 15, know more

Government of Punjab has issued guidelines for the opening of schools from October 15 onwards. According to the fresh notification issued by the Punjab government, only classes 9 to 12 will be

Oct 07, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi drives tractor in Punjab as farmers protest against Centre’s farm laws

Rahul Gandhi drives tractor in Punjab as farmers protest against Centre’s farm laws

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who is touring Punjab these days and participating in the anti-farm reform laws passed by the Centre, was spotted driving a tractor in Noorpur on Tuesday.

Oct 06, 2020, 16:08 PM IST
Scrap 'black' farm laws once you become Prime Minister: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges Rahul Gandhi

Scrap 'black' farm laws once you become Prime Minister: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges Rahul Gandhi

Amid the ongoing farmers’ protest over Centre’s newly passed agriculture laws, Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh has appealed to party leader Rahul Gandhi to scrap what he called ‘black

Oct 06, 2020, 10:16 AM IST
PM Modi 'finishing' farmers, labourers with three laws, alleges Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi 'finishing' farmers, labourers with three laws, alleges Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi claimed that none of the policies of the Modi-led Central government during the last six years were meant to benefit the poor, farmers or labourers.

Oct 05, 2020, 23:40 PM IST
Will abolish farm laws if Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi kickstarts tractor rally in Punjab's Moga

Will abolish farm laws if Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi kickstarts tractor rally in Punjab's Moga

In protest aganist the Centre's new farm laws, Rahul Gandhi will lead tractor rallies for three days beginning Sunday.

Oct 04, 2020, 15:14 PM IST
Monsoon withdraws from some parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, says IMD

Monsoon withdraws from some parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, says IMD

India has received 9 per cent more rainfall than the normal until September 27.

Sep 28, 2020, 15:58 PM IST
Farm bill protests: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh slams Centre, says his govt will move Supreme Court

Farm bill protests: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh slams Centre, says his govt will move Supreme Court

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said, "We will be going to the Supreme Court. Agriculture is a state subject but farm bills have been passed without asking us. It is totally unconstitutional."

Sep 28, 2020, 15:57 PM IST
COVID-19: Delhi High Court issues notice on plea to stop stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana

COVID-19: Delhi High Court issues notice on plea to stop stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana

The Delhi High Court on Monday (September 28) issued notice to all respondents on a plea seeking directions from authorities to take immediate steps to prevent stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and

Sep 28, 2020, 14:26 PM IST
Akali Dal quit NDA due to political compulsions over farm bills: BJP

Akali Dal quit NDA due to political compulsions over farm bills: BJP

The BJP leader slammed the Opposition for allegedly misleading people over the issue of agriculture reform Bills.

Sep 27, 2020, 17:05 PM IST
Centre didn't listen on honouring farmers' sentiments: Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

Centre didn't listen on honouring farmers' sentiments: Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the move on Saturday night after attending a core committee meeting of the party.

Sep 26, 2020, 23:22 PM IST
Northern Railway cancels these trains due to farmers' agitation in Punjab

Northern Railway cancels these trains due to farmers' agitation in Punjab

Keeping in view the farmers` agitation in Punjab against agriculture bills, some trains operated by Northern Railway will remain cancelled or partially cancelled, as per Deepak Kumar, Chief Public

Sep 25, 2020, 07:36 AM IST
Why did Harsimrat Kaur Badal resign from Modi Cabinet? read here

Why did Harsimrat Kaur Badal resign from Modi Cabinet? read here

On her resignation, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said, "Please don't see this as a resignation, as this was my duty as a representative of Punjab and of farmers."

Sep 18, 2020, 20:21 PM IST
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from government in protest against farm bills

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from government in protest against farm bills

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Cabinet in protest against the three farm bills tabled in the two Houses of Parliament.

Sep 17, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Punjab rolls out state-wide smart ration card scheme to cover 1.41 crore NFSA beneficiaries

Punjab rolls out state-wide smart ration card scheme to cover 1.41 crore NFSA beneficiaries

The Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh opined the scheme would help curb corruption and give freedom to the beneficiaries to buy from any depot. 

Sep 12, 2020, 17:12 PM IST
BSF seizes weapons cache from international border outpost in Punjab

BSF seizes weapons cache from international border outpost in Punjab

The BSF said that its personnel at the outpost on the India-Pakistan border seized three AK-47 rifles with six magazines and 91 Rounds, two M-16 rifles with four magazines and 57 Rounds and two

Sep 12, 2020, 15:06 PM IST
Punjab announces COVID-19 relaxations in urban areas; non-essential shops, hotels, restaurants to open till 9 PM

Punjab announces COVID-19 relaxations in urban areas; non-essential shops, hotels, restaurants to open till 9 PM

CM Singh also announced the three-month extension for all retiring doctors and specialists under the age of 60.

Sep 07, 2020, 22:16 PM IST
Viral video: Teenaged Jalandhar girl fights two phone snatchers armed with sharp weapons

Viral video: Teenaged Jalandhar girl fights two phone snatchers armed with sharp weapons

Displaying an act of extreme bravery, a 15-year-old girl from Punjab's Jalandhar fought two bike-borne armed phone snatchers who attempted to snatch her mobile phone. A video of the incident, which

Sep 07, 2020, 13:56 PM IST
4 more Punjab MLAs test positive for coronavirus COVID-19, total jumps to 33

4 more Punjab MLAs test positive for coronavirus COVID-19, total jumps to 33

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday (September 3) informed that four more MLAs in the state have tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, taking the total number of coronavirus

Sep 03, 2020, 11:50 AM IST