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Centre imposes 10 per cent import duty on wheat, farmers not impressed
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Since December 8, there was “zero per cent import duty’ on wheat and big corporate houses imported huge amount of wheat from Australia, Ukraine and other countries.

Jalandhar all set to witness loss of Rs 34 crore from auction of liquor vends on Wednesday
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Sources said that this policy will help the vend owners and curb illegal trade.

Gurdaspur jail fallout: Several phones seized from two Doaba jails
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

The phones were disposed off by the inmates at various corners of the jail so that the officials are unable to trace their owners.

Demonetisation pangs: LPG distributors in Punjab allege I-T harassment
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

LPG distributors have been asked to submit details for the post-November 8 months, along with details for the same period of 2015-16

Kapurthala jail clash leaves inmates injured
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Some inmates claimed the attack had taken place at the behest of a reader of the jail superintendent but jail officials denied the allegations.

Punjab: Congress, SAD attack each other on Martyrdom Day
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

While Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh attacks SAD over drug menace, Sukhbir targets Congress for stopping development work and deceiving farmers

Punjab AAP leaders give function a miss
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

SAD, Cong ask why senior leaders of the main opposition party failed to turn up to pay homage to the three martyrs

Hotelier pays ‘blood money’, saves 10 youths from Punjab on death row in UAE
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Were handed death term for murder of a Pakistani national after a brawl

World water day: Punjab, land of five rivers, stares at a water crisis
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

There is no regulation of underground water in a practical manner, said Padam Shri awardee and environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal, who has been a crusader for cleaning polluted water in the state.

After Cong MLAs, Jalandhar police launch campaign to fight drug menace
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Police Commissioner Jalandhar Arpit Shukla said that police will not tolerate it and appealed to the people to cooperate with them to fight against the menace.

‘AAP Punjab unit needs autonomy, Punjabis should lead’
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Sources said some leaders vented their ire against senior party leaders Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak, who they claimed were controlling all Punjab affairs

Congress MLAs from Jalandhar begin fight against drug menace
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

It is learnt that all the four Congress MLAs of Jalandhar urban area have asked their supporters and workers to make a list of all those involved in this illegal business.

The Punjab challenge: No honeymoon period for Captain
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The Congress government will face its first major test in ensuring smooth wheat procurement.

Punjab election results 2017: After poll debacle, ‘shocked’ AAP’s NRI supporters fly back
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Under AAP's Chalo Punjab movement, around 35,000 NRIs had come to work as volunteers ahead of the election.

Punjab election results 2017: Congress pays price for delayed tickets
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Of 13 seats for which tickets were announced at last hour, party has lost in eight

Punjab elections result 2017: Well-qualified candidates lose in Doaba, Class XII pass wins with highest margin
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

BJP’s Kalia was defeated by Congress’s Rajinder Beri, an undergraduate, by a margin of over 24,000 votes.

Punjab election results 2017: 25 of the 117 are 60-plus
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Davinder Singh Ghubaya (25) of Congress was the youngest contestant in this election and he won from Fazilka, by just 265 votes.

Punjab election results: Congress sweeps Doaba, AAP makes inroads
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The Congress wrested all four Jalandhar urban seats from SAD-BJP combine. In the region’s other three districts, Congress and BJP won in urban areas.

Punjab election results 2017: 5 from Congress among 6 new faces to win in Doaba
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

At Kartarpur, Surinder Chaudhary (60), the son of late Congress minister Chaudhary Jagjit Singh, also managed to defeat SAD’s Seth Satpal Mal by over 6,000 votes.

Punjab elections 2017: Congress watches its rebels
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Congress leaders said if the party got a clear majority, the rebels would be kept out.

Kin of militant convicted in US face terror case back home in Hoshiarpur
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Balwinder (42), a member of terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa International and Khalistan Zindabad Force, was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the US a few days ago.

I didn’t tweet, my hands did it: Gurmehar Kaur
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Gurmehar returns social media, gets 1600 retweets till filing of this report

Light showers boon for wheat crop, say experts
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

The met department, however, has also forecast strong winds in the next two days

Expecting victory in Punjab polls, AAP volunteers book banquet halls in Canada
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Surinder Mavi, the AAP Toronto convener, is the main organiser of the programme and the contact person for the bookings.

Ramjas violence: Let me focus on studies, says Gurmehar Kaur
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Mediapersons have been almost constantly present outside her residence since she arrived in Jalandhar from Delhi.

Cropping patterns: Diversification dilemma on the ground
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Punjab farmers seek to move away from paddy-wheat, but not the way policymakers want it

‘Denied’ divorce, man kills wife in Hoshiarpur’s Pandori Baba Das village
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

The victim has been identified as Paramjit Kaur. The accused, Bajinder Singh, has been arrested by the police on charges of murder.

Targeted online, she gets security: DCW throws weight behind Gurmehar Kaur
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

“Ever since I posted that picture, I have been getting rape, gangrape and murder threats from various people on social media."

Jalandhar triple murder: Cops hunt for leads on contract killers
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Police claimed its teams were conducting raids in Uttar Pradesh where assailants Vipan and Amrit are suspected to be hiding.

Jalandhar triple murder: Cops hunt for leads on contract killers
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Meanwhile, masterminds of the crime, Amarinder Singh (Jagjit’s son) and his girlfriend Tejinder Kaur aka Ruby, who have been sent to a seven-day police remand, revealed gory details of the crime.

Students against ABVP: Campaign by Kargil soldier’s daughter creates stir
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Kaur has faced verbal backlash on Facebook, with many saying her father would not be happy with her supporting “anti-nationals”.

Jalandhar triple murder: Businessman’s son hired killers for wife’s murder, lost mother too, says police
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Jalandhar Police Commissioner Arpit Shukla said that Amarinder had allegedly hired Vipin and Amrit Singh to kill his wife, Paramjit, for refusing to divorce him.

Hike in seed price: Punjab farmers forced to pay double for spring maize & sunflower seeds
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Farmers say that to increase rates, false shortage is being created by the seed dealers.

Three women found murdered in Jalandhar
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Though cupboards were found open and belongings scattered when police reached the house, they are not ruling out a conspiracy since the CCTV cameras installed just outside the house had stopped working just two days ago.

Seechewal, Kali Bein models to be replicated in Bihar: Nitish Kumar
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Nitish Kumar said his government would replicate the Seechewal model in villages and also implement the Kali Bein experiment on River Ganga whose flow has been affected