Punjab News

Phagwara clash: 4 injured; Mobile internet services suspended in 4 Punjab districts

Phagwara clash: 4 injured; Mobile internet services suspended in 4 Punjab districts

Members of two Hindu groups and a Dalit outfit clashed in Punjab's Phagwara district, injuring four persons, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today appealing for peace and ordering suspension of

Apr 14, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
Will submit to the law: Navjot Singh Sidhu after Punjab government supports his conviction in 1988 road rage case

Will submit to the law: Navjot Singh Sidhu after Punjab government supports his conviction in 1988 road rage case

One blow from Sidhu had allegedly killed 65-year-old Gurnam Singh in 1988.

Apr 13, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Punjab government seeks Navjot Singh Sidhu's arrest in road rage case

Punjab government seeks Navjot Singh Sidhu's arrest in road rage case

The state government counsel told the apex court that the victim had died after he was given fist blow by Sidhu. Identified as Gurnam Singh, the victim was a resident of Patiala.

Apr 12, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
Class 10, 12 exams postponed in Punjab to be held on April 27: CBSE

Class 10, 12 exams postponed in Punjab to be held on April 27: CBSE

While Class 12 students were supposed to appear for the Hindi exam, language exams of French, Sanskrit and Urdu were scheduled for Class 10 on April 2.

Apr 10, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
PSEB Class 10, 12 Board Exam Results expected by April 15 @pseb.ac.in, indiaresults.com

PSEB Class 10, 12 Board Exam Results expected by April 15 @pseb.ac.in, indiaresults.com

The examinations for Class 10 concluded on March 31 and that of Class 12 on March 29.

Apr 10, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
Jalandhar to Delhi in one hour: UDAN flight service begins May 1, bookings open from April 14

Jalandhar to Delhi in one hour: UDAN flight service begins May 1, bookings open from April 14

The Jalandhar-Delhi flights service was launched under the Centre's UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme

Apr 08, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

The cricketer-turned-politician also said that the current pension of Rs 20,000 given to each family will be continued.

Apr 02, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrives in India by special aircraft; relatives distraught

Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrives in India by special aircraft; relatives distraught

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh had left for Iraq on Sunday to bring back the mortal remains of the Indians. 

Apr 02, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
Bharat Bandh in Punjab: Protests clash with police across state, bus-train services takes hit

Bharat Bandh in Punjab: Protests clash with police across state, bus-train services takes hit

Schools, colleges remained closed during the Bharat Bandh while bus and train services took a hit. Public and private transport remained off the road.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Violent protests in Agra, train services halted in Punjab, Bihar, Odisha

Bharat Bandh: Violent protests in Agra, train services halted in Punjab, Bihar, Odisha

Train services at several places across the country were affected after protesters blocked railway lines and stopped trains on Monday morning in the ongoing Bharat Bandh. Daily activities were also

Apr 02, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Bharat Bandh: CBSE exams for Class 10 and 12 postponed in Punjab, schools to remain shut

Bharat Bandh: CBSE exams for Class 10 and 12 postponed in Punjab, schools to remain shut

Several Dalit organisations have called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday against the amendment under the SC/ST Act.

Apr 02, 2018, 00:32 AM IST
Bharat Bandh: Schools to remain shut, internet services to be suspended, says Punjab govt

Bharat Bandh: Schools to remain shut, internet services to be suspended, says Punjab govt

As many as 4000 police personnel along with one company of Rapid Action Force will be deployed on Monday and strict action will be taken against those who indulge in violence.

Apr 01, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
SAD members distribute ‘smartphones’ on behalf of CM Amarinder Singh

SAD members distribute ‘smartphones’ on behalf of CM Amarinder Singh

Shiromani Akali Dal workers said that they want to remind Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that “he has fooled people”.

Apr 01, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Punjab forms panel to check vulgarity, obscenity, anti-social messages; Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu in-charge

Punjab forms panel to check vulgarity, obscenity, anti-social messages; Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu in-charge

Punjab will have a cultural commission to probe songs containing anti-social messages, obscenity, vulgarity, violence and drugs

Mar 31, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Man, honeytrapped by Pakistan's ISI for spying, arrested in Amritsar

Man, honeytrapped by Pakistan's ISI for spying, arrested in Amritsar

An Indian man, working for Pakistan intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has been arrested during joint operations of intelligence agencies and police on Thursday. 

Mar 30, 2018, 08:34 AM IST
44-year-old mother appears for Class 10 exams along with son in Ludhiana

44-year-old mother appears for Class 10 exams along with son in Ludhiana

Rajni works as a ward attendant in Civil Hospital in Ludhiana.

Mar 29, 2018, 06:57 AM IST
Family members of Sukhdev demand martyr status for him, Bhagat Singh and Rajguru

Family members of Sukhdev demand martyr status for him, Bhagat Singh and Rajguru

The family of Sukhdev Thapar have demanded that revolutionary Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev should be given the status of martyrs.

Mar 23, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
No pyaar with hookah bar! Punjab government imposes permanent ban

No pyaar with hookah bar! Punjab government imposes permanent ban

The state government has decided temporary orders forbidding establishments from offering hookah - or water pipes - is not a very effective way of controlling tobacco use.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Kejriwal sorry but Punjab government may still probe Majithia for alleged drug links

Kejriwal sorry but Punjab government may still probe Majithia for alleged drug links

Just when the controversy looked like it is fading away, Sidhu has jumped in and said that Majithia must still be investigated by the state government.

Mar 16, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Ludhiana municipal corporation election result 2018: Clean sweep for Congress; SAD-BJP, AAP-LIP left behind

Ludhiana municipal corporation election result 2018: Clean sweep for Congress; SAD-BJP, AAP-LIP left behind

Congress also won Amritsar, Patiala and Jalandhar local body polls

Feb 27, 2018, 13:57 PM IST