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Pesticide, fertilizer dealers observe daylong strike across Punjab
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

The notification was issued in November 2015 in which dealers were told to get B.Sc Agriculture degrees in next two years if they want new license or renewal of licenses.

Badals’ bus kills 50-year-old
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

In another mishap, bus owned by SAD’s Dimpy Dhillon crushes man in Bathinda.

Bathinda: Govt agencies get guards to keep tab on spoilt wheat
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Godown owners complain of skin irritation due to stock

Visitors few, museum for last Sikh ruler struggles to pay bills
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Museum management now letting out the grounds of the historical mansion for pre-wedding photo & video shoots, has started charging entrance fee

SAD leader’s bus runs over motorcyclist
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Sources said the driver and conductor of the bus, that was going from Gidderbaha to Faridkot, fled after the accident, leaving commuters in the lurch.

1999 poll violence case: Sukhbir Badal appears in court, says charges false
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

The next date of hearing has now been set for February 25, when the deputy CM will produce witnesses from his side.

Kila Raipur sports festival: ‘Rural Olympics’ begins today, animal welfare board to watch out for violations
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Bullock cart owners have planned to stage protests at the venue site during the inaugural and closing ceremony events in which SAD ministers will be chief guests.

Swine flu in Punjab: 19 deaths in January
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Doctors say that the virus is likely to stay active till the end of March and advice people to take up preventive measures.

Behbal Kalan firing incident: 41 record statements before Justice Katju
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Police had fired at people in Behbal Kalan village, who were protesting the alleged desecration of the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib.

Pea crop failure: Punjab farmers claim many excluded from govt’s compensation list
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

The Chief Minister had already announced compensation to the tune of Rs 1.56 crore for over 900 farmers and a vigilance bureau inquiry.

Bull owners protest SC ban, say cart races part of Punjab culture
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The members also raised slogans against Union Minister Maneka Gandhi; Sandeep Jain, a member of the animal welfare board of India; and even cricketer Virat Kohli, who is a PETA member.

SAD focus is on development, says Sukhbir
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

“Development will be our poll plank in this bypoll and even in the 2017 elections. The party has created a special Rs 10,000-crore fund for development in urban and rural areas across the state,” said Sukhbir.

Cop arrested for stealing gold biscuits, dismissed
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

He was posted as ASI in Bhikhi police station of Mansa district.

Farmers, police locked in stalemate as protest march plan ‘thwarted’in the gurdwara at the Bathinda village
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Farmers had gathered here to take out a march towards Badal village to press for their pending demands.

Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal to visit Jaiton today, first time after desecration
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Sukbir chose to start his Sangat Darshan programme from the Jaiton constituency.

Row between PMC chief and minister escalates
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Medical body chief is brother of CM’s media adviser

Guru’s relics on display in Bathinda village
Sat, Jan 16, 2016

Inside the gurdwaras are items that believers claim are relics of the Guru’s visit to their village.

Beware of Kejriwal, says Capt; Sukhbir asks people to make ‘topiwalas’ run away
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

The statements are significant because both Congress and SAD have repeatedly asserted that the 2017 polls will be a direct contest between the two parties and AAP, “with no political base in the state”, would be nowhere in the competition.

AAP plans rallies, nukkad meets for turnout; dinner to raise funds
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Meanwhile, AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira went to Muktsar and held various meetings in which he lambasted his former party, the Congress, as well as SAD.

Ahead of Maghi Mela, protests against SAD
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Gopi Chand, convener of the Bheem Taank struggle committee, said, “SAD used to send buses to ferry Dalits every year to its rally at Maghi Mela.

Aman Arora leaves Punjab Congress to join AAP, Capt Amarinder unfazed over defections
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

Sanjay Singh while speaking on the occasion said, “Bhartiya Janta Party should now be renamed as Bhartiya Jumla Party as the government is doing nothing concrete for the masses.”

Expelled couple ‘rejoins’ BJP, ‘cancelled’ in 2 hours
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Anil Kumar Phally is a cousin of BJP minister Anil Joshi and he along with wife had been expelled from party for six years in 2015.

AAP to launch ‘Punjab Bolda Hai’ drive
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

This was announced by Punjab convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur while addressing a rally at Jhunior block in Mansa.

Abohar murder case: CM Badal denies any link with Doda
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Contrary to CM’s claims Doda, who had unsuccessfully contested the Vidhan Sabha polls in 2012 from Abohar, was made SAD in-charge of the constituency after the polls.

Abohar murder: Key accused arrested, ‘admits he chopped off victim’s limbs’
Thu, Dec 24, 2015

Davinder’s three aides, Happy, Jaggu and Bheema, were also arrested along with him. According to the police, Parry confessed to his crime soon after his arrest.

Abohar murder: Bandh complete in Fazilka, lukewarm response elsewhere
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

The call was made by the Bheem Taank murder case sangarsh committee.

Abohar murder: Congress demands CBI probe
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Holds protest in town led by MLA Sunil Jakhar, joined by Dalit leaders

Sex determination ‘clinic’ busted in Sangrur, 5 held
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

At the site, the police claim they found 25 women who were between 12 to 14 weeks into their pregnancy.

Abohar murder: Amit Doda surrenders, sent to police remand
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

Claims he was in business meeting with Congress MLA.

DC’s day out with differently abled children
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

The DC promised that the children will be taken for an outing once a month.

Murder at Abohar Farmhouse: SAD leader’s nephew surrenders before police
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

Punjab Police had issued a look out circular against Shiv Lal Doda and his nephew Amit Doda on Saturday.

‘Is it a crime for an Akali leader to own buses?’
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Dimpy Dhillon defends himself

Abohar killing: Dodas claim Jakhar playing ‘dirty politics’
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

'Just because our farmhouse was where the crime took place does not automatically mean we were behind it.'

Teenagers should not be allowed to drive, says Punjab health minister
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

“Teenagers drive rashly, resulting in fatal accidents at times. They are often caught at nakas without papers and helmets. They fear getting challaned, but are not bothered about their lives," the minister said.

Abohar murder: ‘SAD leader’s nephew had called murder victim to farmhouse’
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

The victim who survived also identified four of the nearly 20 people who attacked him.

Abohar killing: Most arrested accused work at SAD leader Doda’s liquor vends
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

The eighth arrested accused is a financier who is also Doda's acquaintance