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Punjab asks its departments to place deposits with state cooperative banks hit by loan waiver
Thu, May 24, 2018

A senior official in the finance department said the since state government was going to waive off loans of around 10.25 lakh small and marginal farmers taken from state cooperative banks.

Record wheat harvest in Punjab underlines a revolution still green
Fri, May 25, 2018

Average yield rises steadily from 27.3 quintals per hectare in 1980-81 to 51.2 quintals per hectare this year.

Run-up to Shahkot bye-election: SAD, AAP make ‘dirty’ Beas a poll plank 
Tue, May 22, 2018

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday alleged that the Punjab government was “patronising an environmental massacre in Punjab by turning a blind eye to the man-made ecological disaster caused by the Chadha Sugar Industries and owners of the distillery.”

AAP leader HS Walia set to join SAD today
Sun, May 20, 2018

Walia had got 26,000 votes and had come third in the 2017 assembly elections.

Ahead of Shahkot bypoll, Seechewal village shows a resolve: Won’t vote for money or caste, ensure no pollution in river
Sun, May 20, 2018

People of this village has adopted this way in a bid to sensitized the political parties on ‘environmental’ issues particularly towards the contaminated water sources of the state.

Shiromani Akali Dal president to camp in Shahkot for nine days for bypolls
Fri, May 18, 2018

Shahkot constituency is considered to be the strongest seat of Akalis in Doaba region as SAD candidates had tasted victory from here five times in a row from 1997 to 2017.

After sugar, molasses’ prices crash in Punjab
Thu, May 17, 2018

Sources in the SUGARFED said that due to poor market of molasses this year, they were expecting a rate of Rs 150 per quintal.

Phagwara clash: 8 arrested, prime accused surrenders
Thu, May 17, 2018

All nine sent to judicial remand till May 25

ICSE Results 2018: Two Class X girls from Jalandhar school bag 2nd and 3rd rank in India
Tue, May 15, 2018

Jasmine Chahal, who stood second and scored 99.2 per cent, is daughter of a policeman and a teacher. Abheya, who scored 99 per cent and got third rank, is the daughter of Naveen Arora, who runs a financial institution’s loan franchise while her mother, Devika Arora, is a housewife.

Shahkot bypoll: AAP senior leaders ‘shy away’ from party candidate’s campaign
Tue, May 15, 2018

AAP leader Bhagwant Mann is yet to visit the constituency, while Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Khaira has visited just once, the day Rattan Singh filed his nomination papers. Both leaders don’t have a campaign schedule for the constituency for the coming few days.

Run-up to Shahkot bypoll: Rana Gurjit leads campaign push for Congress candidate Sherowalia
Mon, May 14, 2018

On Sunday, Rana Gurjit visited around a dozen villages and sought votes for Laddi. Before the constituency goes to vote, Rana Gurjit plans to cover all of the 250 villages in Shahkot constituency.

Shahkot assembly bypoll: Three main contenders hit the campaign trail
Sat, May 12, 2018

Having filed their nominations, candidates from the ruling Congress, SAD and AAP Friday intensified their campaigning for the bypoll to the Shahkot Assembly seat, which fell vacant following the demise of its five-time MLA Jathedar Ajit Singh Kohar and is due for polling on May 28.

Shahkot assembly bypoll: SHO who booked Cong nominee held, taken to hospital for ‘psychiatric help’
Sat, May 12, 2018

Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa, who had booked the Congress candidate for the Shahkot Assembly bypoll Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia for illegal mining on May 4, was arrested for assaulting a police officer.

Known Laddi for long…man with clean heart: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Fri, May 11, 2018

“Every vote for Laddi would be a vote for the future of Punjab as the Congress is the only party that can bring the state’s progress back on track and believes in implementing every single poll promise in contrast to the Akalis,” he said.

Punjab witnesses highest wheat production in 6 years
Wed, May 09, 2018

Officials and farmers both expressed happiness over this record procurement. It was in 2012 when Punjab had had witnessed the highest contribution for national pool with 129 LMT.

PSEB 10th result 2018: Only 28 govt school students make it to merit list of 401
Wed, May 09, 2018

That is just 6.98 per cent representation for students from government schools in the whole merit list, compared to 6.33 per cent last year.

PSEB 10th result 2018: Marginal farmer’s daughter ranked second in state
Wed, May 09, 2018

Immediately after the declaration of result when The Indian Express called her father, Sukhbir Singh said he was not aware of his daughter’s achievement.

FIR against Congress candidate correct, will arrest culprit after resuming duty: SHO Parminder Singh Bajwa
Tue, May 08, 2018

The SHO also alleged that he was being victimised for acting against the Congress leader. “What wrong have I committed by lodging an FIR and now I am being told that they (police) are opening a departmental inquiry against me,” he said.

Doubts over SHO’s presence at police station when FIR was filed
Mon, May 07, 2018

SHO Bajwa could not be contacted as his official phone which was with Sub-Inspector Gurvinder Singh, who said Bajwa was on leave. The SHO’s personal number was unreachable.

Thunderstorm warning for Punjab, Himachal and Haryana
Mon, May 07, 2018

The information procured from the Met Department Chandigarh office revealed that light rain, thunder showers is likely to occur at isolated places in the next 48 to 72 hours in Punjab and that rain and thundershowers is likely to intensify between May 7 and 8.