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Punjab mother-son suicide: SAD-BJP leaders stage dharna, extend support to Ahrtiya
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

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Funds for home district: Punjab CM Badal offers Rs 80 cr in grants to Muktsar town area
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

15 Congress workers arrested for ‘causing disruptions’

Punjab mother-son suicide: Kin to get Rs 10-lakh compensation
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

The administration has agreed to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Manjeet Singh — son of Balvir Kaur and brother of Baljeet Singh Ballu.

Kohinoor diamond is the only talk in museum of last Sikh ruler
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

'Now the moment visitors enter the museum, the first thing they want to know is the Kohinoor story.'

Facing eviction over debt, Punjab farmer, his mother kill themselves
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Baljeet Singh, 32, and his mother Balveer Kaur, 60, were said to have consumed pesticide while police and district officials were in their house.

Atta-dal scheme: Contaminated wheat found in two Sangrur godowns
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Around 70,000 wheat bags were found to be contaminated.

Bhullar release on parole: We celebrated Diwali, says residents of Dyalpura Bhaika village
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

This village is where Bhullar grew up. His paternal cousins, Mukhtair Singh and Gurjant Singh, still live here with their families.

Punjab: Man who ‘abducted, raped’ Dalit woman held
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Video of accused dragging woman out of computer centre had gone viral.

Poppy husk ban in Rajasthan: ‘Slight increase in patients’
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Rehabilitation centres in the state are reporting a slight increase in the number of patients ever since the Rajasthan government closed all poppy husk vends from April 1.

Bhatinda: Man who chopped off hands of ‘rapist’ arrested
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Police added that the rape victim’s father confessed that after Tuesday’s court hearing was postponed, he had proposed a compromise, and also offered to drop the teenager home on his motorbike.

Punjab wheat procurement crisis: Caught in the crossfire
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

As banks freeze lending to Punjab government, payments of over Rs 8,000 crore to farmers held up.

Punjab: Man held for chopping off hands of teen who ‘raped’ his daughter
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Police added that the rape victim's father confessed that after Tuesday's court hearing was postponed, he had proposed a compromise, and also offered to drop the teenager home on his motorbike.

Man chops off hands of teen who ‘raped’ his 7-month-old daughter near Bathinda’s Jhumba village
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

The 17-year-old was accused of raping the man’s 7-month-old daughter in April 2014.

Kohinoor Debate: Maharaja Duleep Singh Trust upset over Centre’s statement in Supreme Court
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

The Kohinoor, part of the Crown jewels, is on display in the Tower of London.

Chandigarh: Bheem Taank’s family to protest outside CM’s house from April 19
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

A total of 26 persons, including Doda, has been arrested in the case.

Sangrur cow slaughter case: Accused sent to police remand till April 19
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

In a late night operation on Thursday, the Sangrur police had arrested the six on charges of allegedly slaughtering over 30 stray cows.

Minority welfare: Six skill centres inaugurated, five of them on Badals’ turf
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

The centres will impart training in sewing and embroidery to minority communities for free and students will be given a yearly stipend of Rs 4,000 per annum.

Sangrur cow slaughter: ‘Kingpin has 20 FIRs pending against him’
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Most of the FIRs were regarding snatching at gunpoint, robbery, arms act FIR , snatching of car and one FIR was under the NDPS Act.

In Sangrur, 6 of family held for ‘slaughtering 30 stray cows’
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Nearly 3 kg meat, suspected to be beef, was found stored in the house.

Jalalabad Sangat Darshan: Sukhbir as ‘aam aadmi’, reaches out to masses in 12 villages
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Sukhbir Singh Badal interacted with the public in Mohkam Araiyan, Dhandi Khurd, Dhandi Kadim, Parbhat Wala. Sangat darshan had been organised at five villages where panchayats of 12 villages had been called.

Panthic outfits give call for Sarbat Khalsa again, on Nov 10
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

The decision was part of the 11-point resolution passed at a thinly attended panthic conference organised at Talwandi Sabo Wednesday.

Actor Gurpreet Ghuggi, Bhagwant Mann on stage, Punjab AAP asks masses to set tune for ‘politics of change’
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Mann in his usual best kept the crowd entertained with his witty satires targeting Badals for rising unemployment and the drug mafia.

Baisakhi mela conferences: 2017 on mind, Punjab parties trade barbs over SYL issue
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

SAD, Cong give call to ‘throw out’ rookie AAP from state.

Ludhiana: Till 2005, this village did not know of its link with tragedy
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Tungwala village was not aware until 2005 that it was associated with one of the most tragic episodes of Sikh history, said former sarpanch Jagrup Singh.

Ludhiana: ‘Focus’ on Arvind Kejriwal at SAD protests
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

AAP national convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was the ‘centre of attention’ in Punjab Tuesday as the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) organised protest rallies against him in district headquarters.

FCI suspends loading wheat due to excess moisture content
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

It needs to be mentioned here that while the permissible limit of moisture that needs to be present in wheat bags is 14 per cent, the moisture present in the bags was close to 20 per cent.

Ahead of polls, Baisakhi Mela set for bigger political conferences
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

After more than a decade, the ruling SAD will be organising its conference in an open area instead of at its earlier fixed venue of Dewan Hall, located within the Talwandi Sabo Gurdwara.

Batala: Acid attack victim’s kin say Punjab govt aid yet to arrive
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

Prabhjot’s condition was serious. She had to be taken to Fortis Hospital in Ludhiana, almost 150kms from her home town. Here, the revelations are even more startling.

Punjab elections: Capt Amarinder welcomes Manpreet’s decision to contest against CM
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

Capt Amarinder said not only will Congress support Manpreet’s decision but also ensure that he wins with a record margin from Lambi seat.

Badal shells out Rs 13 cr for his constituency in 3 days
Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The CM covered eight villages per day during his visit and daily announced development work worth around Rs 4.5 crore.

This Baisakhi, organic langars at Amritsar gurdwaras
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

This Baishkhi, organic farming will be the theme of a few Sikh organisations to encourage farmers in adopting organic farming and helping them market their product.

AAP objects to VAT on sand going out of Punjab
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

The Aam Aadmi Party has strongly objected to the new tax that was introduced in the Budget Session last month.

Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal acquitted in Faridkot poll violence case
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

Faster transit oriented development with easy entry/exit points to be key areas in project.

Poppy husk vends to close today, addicts look for substitutes
Fri, Apr 01, 2016

The Rajasthan government has made it official that after April 1, all the poppy husk vends in Rajasthan would be closed down.

‘Free langar served in Punjab but AAP has started reverse trend’
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

AAP’s national organisation building head Durgesh Pathak said they would continue with dinner and lunch meets to raise funds throughout the year.

‘Honour killing’: Man sent to one-day police remand
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Bhola Singh had surrendered at the local police station and expressed regret that his daughter survived the attack, police had said.