Punjab used only 64% of funds under RKVY from 2012-15
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

The scheme aimed at incentivising states to increase public investment in agriculture with 100 per cent grant from the Centre.

Need to find reasons for fall in Sikh population, says Harsimrat Badal
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The Union Minister also distributed insurance schemes to 419 girls and women under Pradhan Mantri Bima Suraksha Yojana (PMBSY) for a period of 10 years as Raksha Bandhan gift.

Whitefly attack: Farmers protest, ‘gift’ damaged cotton crop to govt
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

The Congress leader claimed that the farmers had suffered damages to the tune of Rs 193 crore and sought immediate compensation for them from the Disaster Relief Fund.

Whitefly menace in Punjab: Agri dept to survey crop damage from today
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

“The week-long survey will determine the exact area damaged and the reasons for the whitefly attack,” said Dr Sukhdev Singh Sidhu, deputy director for cotton, department of agriculture.

Sangrur cops blame unarmed youths for firing, say they admitted to mistake
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The Sangrur Police on Monday said the case, relating to six of its personnel having fired at two unarmed men, had been closed

Why should I resign, asks Punjab BJP chief after arrest of his former PA
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Sharma also denied that Jimmy Sandhu was his personal assistant ever.

Kamal Sharma’s former PA arrested for bribery, graft
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Sharma has denied he knew anything about Sandhu’s activities, But Sharma’s troubles look set to increase in the coming days.

In ‘generosity’, Punjab govt built a Rs 7-cr hospital that Chautala village didn’t need
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Since its inauguration, the Ramsara hospital, built on two acres, runs only OPD services, catering to about 30 patients a day.

AAP MP gets two girl students to inaugurate govt school building
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Names of mason, plumber who helped construct building on foundation stone.

In credit war, RoB on highway inaugurated twice in 10 days
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Sukhbir launches project opened by ex-Cong MP on Aug 11.

Manikaran tragedy: Injured say ill-treated at Patiala medical college
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Another of those discharged was Gurvinder Singh but five others with fractures and other injuries have now been moved to the civil hospital in Sangrur.

Congress using drug issue to defame Punjabis: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Naqvi also singled out Amritsar MP and Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh for criticism.

Manikaran tragedy: A long wait for victims’ kin
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Teams from the NDRF, called for rescue operations, conducted a recce at the mountain and informed the local administration of possible rock-slips at the same site because the hill is unstable.

Punjab cops do it again: Open fire on car, say mistook it for gangster’s
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

6 unnamed cops booked for murder bid.

Manikaran tragedy: Seven deaths leave village in Sangrur dist shattered
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

18 people had left for Manikaran on nine motorcycles. Villagers said they haven’t been able to contact any of them ever since they heard of the landslide but have found out that a few of them had survived.

SAD ready to ally with BJP again for 2017 Punjab polls
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

The statements come in the wake of developments which suggested differences between the two parties regarding certain issues.

Son-in-law of activist Khalsa killed in Chicago
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Satwinder Singh Bhola (53) was the husband of Sarvarinder Kaur, Khalsa’s daughter.

‘Explosives’ found in SAD leader’s car, police register FIR against unknown persons
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

On August 14 evening, police had recovered 11 “suspected detonators” from the car of former SAD sarpanch Kulwinder Singh of Rattakhera village, which falls in the Chief Minister’s constituency, Lambi in Bathinda.

Police recover ‘suspicious’ material from car
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

The police have detained the two brothers and investigation is on.

Woman in veil triggers bomb scare in school
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

A teacher, Navtej Singh, who had never seen her before, grew suspicious and informed the police.

Self-immolation of Lehragaga girl: Parents of accused say sons framed, block traffic
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Parents of the deceased girl had blocked traffic on the same road Wednesday, demanding the arrest of three other accused who are minors. One accused was arrested earlier.

Udham Singh panel urges govt to build memorial
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Members of the Udham Singh Memorial Committee, which works for the upkeep of his ancestral house, claim that three years ago, CM Parkash Badal announced a memorial for the martyr to cost Rs 15 crore.

Harassment: Girl who set self ablaze dies
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

The police said that they have arrested one of the four suspects in the case and have filed a case.

On his visit to India, Satnam Singh Bhamara focuses on improving basketball’s state in the country
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Satnam, who became the first Indian player to get picket in NBA Draft, was the centre of attraction Ludhiana's Guru Nanak stadium.

Row has put us in awkward position: ex-BJP minister
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

“It is really a matter of shame that our office bearers have been booked on charges of helping a drug smuggler lodged in jail.,” said senior BJP leader.

Lakhwinder Singh Lakha a BJP worker, not drug smuggler: Kin
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

The police claim that Lakha is an agent who tried to get the charges against one Amritpal and his family dropped.

BJP leaders, DSP booked in drugs case
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

DSP Balwinder Singh Sekhon and alleged drug smuggler Lakhwinder Singh Lakha were also booked in the case.

Ex-MLA Sukhpal Singh Nannu calls for Kamal Sharma’s resignation over ‘link’
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Sukhpal Singh Nannu, who has also served as a chief parliamentary secretary (CPS), on Thursday said Sharma must resign on moral grounds.

More hands always add strength to party: Bajwa on Capt rallies
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

Bajwa, who was in Joga village of Mansa district to attend the bhog of the Manikaran bus victims, added the state Congress would start its mass contact programmes after August 15.

Will the real descendant of Udham Singh step forward?
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

Udham Singh died age 40, hanged on July 31, 1940 at the Pentonville prison in Barnsbury, north London.

BJP asks two leaders to resign over police probe
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

Jugraj Singh Katora, Ferozepur BJP district President, and Jimmy Sandhu, President of Ferozepur Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, were asked to resign.

Depot holders to boycott distribution of wheat, pulses
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

The decision was taken on Monday in a meeting of the association at Ludhiana.

Khalistan slogans raised as Mann comes to meet Khalsa
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Mann was arguing with ACP Satish Malhotra when supporters standing at the main gate of DMCH raised slogans of Khalistan in the presence of heavy police force.

Panic grips Mansa villages, only five call homes
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

About 13 of the bus passengers are from Jaga Ram Teerath village in Talwandi Sabo constituency of Bathinda district.

Khalsa shifted to DMCH, daughter says apex court directions give hope
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Reacting to the Supreme Court orders on prison term remission, Sarvinder Kaur said the decision was a ‘step closer’ to her father’s demands.

Youth Congress: Violence mars polls for district posts
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The polls have been suspended at Jalalabad, where three people were injured in clashes on Tuesday.