Divya Goyal

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Divya Goyal is our Punjab correspondent

Ludhiana: Love for man’s best friend
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

The veterinarians said that Tuffy's chance of survival was slim as he had lost a lot of blood,” said Shital Prakash, a resident who drove 30 kms to the university.

Amid lukewarm response, Jagmeet Brar kicks off Pehlan Punjab- Lok Hit Abhiyaan
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

The former Congress leader, in his speech, focused on revival of industry in Punjab.

Mann ‘drunk’ complaint to Parliament: ‘Kejriwal was told many times but least bothered’
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Party chief knew about the drinking problem MP Bhagwant ManN but no action was taken, says Suspended AAP MP Harinder Khalsa.

Bhagwat Mann row: Sitting next to him is torturous, says Harinder Khalsa
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

"Terrible foul alcohol smell makes it difficult for me to breathe," said Khalsa speaking to The Indian Express over phone.

Moga Police constable opens fire at two kabaddi players
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

According to the two kabaddi players Lakhwinder Singh and Varinder Singh they were friends with Police constable Paramdeep for the past two years.

Punjab: Constable opens fire at 2 kabaddi players
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

According to the two kabaddi players — Lakhwinder Singh (22) and Varinder Singh (23) — they were friends with Paramdeep for the last two years.

Film to shed light on turbaned ‘American’ soldier’s fight for rights
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

All Quiet On the Home Front, a film based on the life of Sikh American soldier Dr. Bhagat Singh Thind, is set for release during Sikhlens Film Festival in November.

Trucks to J&K stopped by Punjab Shiv Sena, Muslim drivers told to say ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Some drivers were reportedly beaten up for refusing to chant the slogans.

‘AAP has use and throw policy’; suspended MPs detail party’s ‘habit’
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Suspended AAP MPs Gandhi and Khalsa, said “Sidhu must not forget the AAP’s habit of dumping old faces every few months and then shopping for new ones.”

We are least bothered about Navjot Sidhu moving to AAP: Sukhbir Badal
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Sukhbil Badal said it did not matter if Sidhu joined any Aam Aadmi Party or Khaas party.

Ludhiana: Women-exclusive e-rickshaw project yet to take off
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Ten e-rickshaws, costing Rs 1 lakh each, are ready for use.

Punjab: Students in class 10 failed because ‘questins in grammer were not important’ and ‘sylabbus is wide’
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Education minister Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema’s class for teachers proves to be a shocker again

Will end contractual hiring, Amarinder Singh promises teachers
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Captain also promised that ‘almost 40,000 vacancies in schools and colleges will be filled immediately.’

Punjab Polls 2017: In Bains’ constituency, supporters of Cong ticket aspirants clash
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

FIR lodged against YC vice-president of Atam Nagar

Punjab: Youth Congress leader booked for forging certificate
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Rajiv Raja was booked for producing a fake reserved category certificate.

Poster released by AAP fake: Captain Amarinder Singh
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Khaira had also released two other posters purportedly that of the SAD.

Anand Utsav to kick off in Fazilka today
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

This environment festival, which was started in 2010 by local residents, has seen around 50 per cent survival rates in the saplings that they have planted till date.

Giant lizard enters home, forest dept unsure of species
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

Almost three feet long, the reptile sparked panic among the family and their neighbours

Manifesto row: SGPC to move court against AAP for ‘hurting Sikh sentiments’
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Claiming that AAP's "blunder" cannot be undone by an apology, SGPC chief said the party has to bear the consequences for using an image of Golden Temple and a broom (party symbol) on its youth manifesto.

Manifesto row: Phoolka to visit Golden Temple, offer apology
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

AAP received heavy backlash after they placed party symbol ‘broom’ on a picture of Golden Temple in party's manifesto cover page

Punjab: AAP ‘sorry’ for manifesto cover
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Delhi Dialogue chief Ashish Khetan and Punjab Dialogue chief Kanwar Sandhu clarified that the placement the broom, alongside the Golden Temple on its Youth Manifesto was unintentional.

Arvind Kejriwal to traders in Ludhiana: Politicians, their relatives won’t be given government contracts
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

"From gravel to buses, cable TV to hotels, Badals have captured every business here" said Kejriwal

Malerkotla Quran desecration case: AAP legislator Naresh Yadav grilled for 5hrs, cops ‘not satisfied’
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Legislator will be called again for questioning: Police

Malerkotla Quran ‘desecration’: AAP MLA grilled for 5 hours, cops ‘not satisfied’
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Sources said that the police were not satisfied with his answers and that they would call him for questioning again.

Kejriwal campaigns: At Malerkotla, denounces desecration
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Visit comes two days after MLA booked in case; SAD, Congress protest

Malerkotla Quran desecration: NRI AAP leader questioned for ‘links’ with main accused
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Police had earlier said they had “strong proof” that Kumar and AAP’s Delhi MLA Naresh Yadav were in “constant touch”.

Quran desecration in Punjab: Is AAP’s Naresh Yadav involved or is it a political trick?
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

It was only on July 2, five days after the arrest of Vijay and a night before the visit of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to Punjab, that police came up with AAP MLA theory.

Police summons AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, party to meet DGP
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

National spokesperson for AAP, Sanjay Singh, spoke to the police and told them that Naresh Yadav would cooperate in the investigation.

MTV Roadies X4 winner Balraj Singh on Roadies, drugs and reality shows
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

Balraj Singh on Punjab to the winning MTV Roadies X4.

AAP MLA booked after ‘mastermind’ names him in ‘torn Quran’ case
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

Police names MLA Naresh Yadav in FIR, ‘ AAP wants to win Punjab by hook or crook,’ said Vijay Kumar to police.

Swaraj Party claims Yadav’s support, latter denies
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Swaraj Party leader Manjit Singh also claimed that Yogendra Yadav will campaign for his party

Arson in Malerkotla: Punjab’s Muslim-majority town tries to get over unfamiliar communal tension
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

Malerkotla, Punjab’s only Muslim-majority town after Partition, has Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs crossing paths everywhere.

Punjab Elections 2017: AAP’s youth manifesto on July 3 
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

‘Focus on smashing drug supply chain through people’s participation, teachers’ empowerment’

Punjab’s war on drugs: Govt abandoned buildings turn ‘addas’
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Parminder, 18, and Ekam, 17, who died June 26 of alleged drug overdose, were found here in one of these buildings.

Punjab’s war on drugs: Two die of ‘overdose’ in Mansa village, police say no drugs available in area
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Parents admit boys took drugs, let the SSP prove otherwise, says victim’s family.

Rajinder Kaur Bhattal: ‘Will abide by high command’s decision’
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Bhattal said that she will abide by Congress party high command's decision of appointing MLA Asha Kumari as Punjab Congress' affairs-in-charge.