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Punjab: Three booked for 13-year old’s murder in Faridkot
Tue, May 31, 2016

“Gurjant, Rajwinder and Sohan Singh killed my son over a land dispute I had with them for the last 10 years,” said Lovepreet’s father Sukhmander Singh.

Civil rights body: Punjab Government supporting landlords
Tue, May 31, 2016

Thirty nine Dalits have been arrested in four villages in the past few days during protest against auction of land meant for Dalits.

Bathinda: Two arrested for constable’s murder
Mon, May 30, 2016

The SSP informed that as per the investigation, Jaggi and Gurvinder were not in talking terms after the incident and Saturday morning Lovepal, a common friend, arranged a meeting .

Punjab: Teen found hanging outside shop, cops suspect foul play
Mon, May 30, 2016

The incident happened when Lovepreet Singh was alone at the shop and his father, Sukhmander Singh, was away for some work.

Fight against drug addiction: ‘Perhaps sharing my story will help others shun drugs’
Sun, May 29, 2016

Once a drug addict, Mehtaab talks of his transformation into a short story writer in Punjabi and Urdu.

Youth Akali Dal gifts spectacles to Congress to ‘see development’
Sun, May 29, 2016

The Congress had, on Friday, protested against Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal over ‘deteriorating law and order’ situation in the state. The party offered bangles to Sukhbir as a mark of protest.

Pro-farmer schemes: Tota takes on Agri minister Radha Mohan Singh
Sat, May 28, 2016

Even as Union Minister of Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, spoke at length about the NDA government’s pro-farmer schemes on Friday, state Agriculture Minister, Tota Singh, disagreed with him on the effectiveness of the schemes.

Agro-forestry: Poplar’s popularity dip, no takers for PM Modi’s timber farming call
Thu, May 26, 2016

Punjab’s farmers are losing interest in planting new trees, with prices halving from their peaks.

Ludhiana: Woman goes missing, cousin kills self
Mon, May 23, 2016

Even before the police could question Jasvir, she asked to go to the bathroom.

Ludhiana: Suspecting relationship, man kills daughter
Mon, May 23, 2016

When Baljit Singh (42) confronted his daughter over a suspected relationship, they got into a heated argument. Baljit allegedly slit her throat in a fit of rage

Dhadrianwale- the preacher who wants to be ‘brother’
Sun, May 22, 2016

Dhadrianwale has a large following in Punjab and in other countries where there is a Punjab diaspora .

Punjab: Swaraj Abhiyaan to float party, fight 2017 elections
Sun, May 22, 2016

According to insiders, suspended AAP MPs Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Khalsa also may join the party later.

Security stepped up at dera in Patiala
Fri, May 20, 2016

At rest other places devotees themselves arrange programmes where he performs Kirtan and Katha Vachan.

Sukhbir Singh Badal: ‘Have full faith in state govt’s probe’
Fri, May 20, 2016

Making a firm resolve, the chief minister said that forces posing a threat to the state’s peace would never be tolerated.

Nirankari mission gets its first woman chief
Thu, May 19, 2016

An announcement in this regard was made Thursday at the Nirankari Mission’s headquarters in New Delhi.

Hero vs Avon: Bicycle industry hopes companies resolve dispute soon
Wed, May 18, 2016

Hero Cycles claimed in a Ludhiana court that Avon’s AVON X design was identical to its Hero RX-1.

Women suffer the most in Punjab: AAP women’s wing president
Mon, May 16, 2016

Women from Khanna also expressed that they were just as capable as the men, but that they were not allowed to explore their potential and were often snubbed to stay indoors.

Punjab: Farmers to protest outside DC Barnala office
Mon, May 16, 2016

Once this is over, district level dharnas will be launched across the state from May 24 and will continue till May 28. The second leg of the agitation is being organised by BKU (Ugrahan).

March to Chandigarh, AAP urges supporters
Sat, May 14, 2016

In every Vidhan Sabha, there are about 10-12 circle heads and each circle head has been asked to arrange one bus each.

Punjab Custodial death: Two cops booked for murder
Fri, May 13, 2016

38-year-old victim was brought to police station in Barnala after he could not show papers of his motorcycle

Chinese should learn from us: Sukhbir Singh Badal
Wed, May 11, 2016

Overall, Sukhbir’s China visit may have buoyed big industrial houses but failed to enthuse small and medium industrialists and even the progressive farmers.

Sangrur: Man kills two minor daughters
Wed, May 11, 2016

He allegedly killed them by strangulation in his farm and cremated them quietly.

No salary for rural doctors, teachers since December
Tue, May 10, 2016

Doctors as well as teachers who are awaiting their salaris have been protesting in different parts of the state. “I am aware of the problem,” said Dhindsa.

Hardlook: Gangsters of Punjab
Mon, May 09, 2016

Young men are joining gangs as petty criminals, hoping to realise their dreams of the high life, and some nurturing ambitions of gaining political power.

‘Honour killing’: Man kills daughter over relationship
Mon, May 09, 2016

Harbans Singh alias Chhinda of Bhagta Bhai Ka area of Bathinda allegedly strangulated Manpreet Kaur and cremated her an hour later.

Gangster shot dead in Faridkot, another warns cops on FB
Mon, May 09, 2016

The victim was rushed to Faridkot’s Guru Gobind Singh Medical College where he succumbed to his injuries. With more than a dozen cases registered against Deva, police are not ruling out the possibility of a gangwar.

Ludhiana small industries: ‘If the Chinese come here, we are doomed’
Mon, May 09, 2016

Some Punjab industrialists though did not welcome the news and instead warned that it may hurt the prospects of micro, small and medium enterprises here.

Sukhbir in Shanghai: Bring technology, not investment from China: Ludhiana cycle manufacturers
Sat, May 07, 2016

Ludhiana bicycle industrialists worried, and feel the deputy chief minister should bring “only technology” and “not industry” from China.

One kg heroin seized, six of Ferozepur family booked
Sat, May 07, 2016

The police booked four other members of the same family in connection with the case.

Punjab stubble burning deaths: Kin agree to cremate bodies
Sat, May 07, 2016

The bodies will be cremated Saturday after the post-mortem examination.

Two dead in Punjab stubble burning: Three days on, family refuses to cremate bodies
Fri, May 06, 2016

The family, joined by Khet Mazdoor unions, want a government job for Sohan Singh’s minor son. DC Sumit Jarangal, meanehile, has agreed to provide a private job according to the boy’s educational qualification

1984 anti- Sikh riot grant: Association seeks clarification from Home Minister Rajnath Singh over selection
Thu, May 05, 2016

The association has also threatened to stage a protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar if the Centre does not re-open the 247 old files relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims within a month.

Congress leaders turn up at gangster-turned-politician Rocky’s cremation
Tue, May 03, 2016

This comes a day after the party criticised SAD MP Sher Singh Ghubaya for paying a visit to Rocky’s family to offer condolences.

Punjab: Ahrtiyas claim compensation package behind farmer suicides
Mon, May 02, 2016

Referring to the recent Barnala suicide case, where a farmer and his mother committed suicide, the association has threatened that those farmers who participated in dharnas in this particular case would not get any advances from the ahrtiyas in the future.

Rocky murder case: SAD MP visits Rocky’s village, faces flak from BJP, Congress
Mon, May 02, 2016

However, Ghubaya could not meet most of the family members as they were off to Himachal to bring back the body, while his ailing mother Harmohinder Kaur had been admitted to the hospital.

But I’m only one out of Punjab jail, says ‘key suspect’ Jaipal
Mon, May 02, 2016

On Sunday, Jaipal, a known gangster named by the police as the “prime suspect” for the daylight killing, updated his Facebook status to rubbish all other rival claims to the killing as a “bundle of lies”.