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Punjab extends curfew by two more weeks: Here is the full list of relaxations

April 29, 2020 5:15 pm

Addressing the people of the state, Amarinder Singh said residents would be allowed to step out of their homes from 7 am to 11 am everyday.

Remembering Chandra Mohan: 'Chal yaar, samose mangwa!'

December 27, 2019 2:18 pm

The vision that led Punjab, the hand that rocked the cradle of the Mohali industry and the teacher who created innovators can no longer guide us in the flesh. His soul is with all of us at every step we take says the team.

‘Gautam ji can say anything’: The JJP rebel with a reputation of being ‘muhfat’

December 27, 2019 1:47 pm

Gautam belongs to a political family from Hisar’s Narnaund town and his father, Chander Bhan, had won elections of sarpanch, chairman of Block Samiti and chairman of local civic body.

Punjab: Electricity rates likely to rise again as additional costs to be recovered from consumers

December 26, 2019 11:49 am

In the domestic category of consumers, the hike was calculated to be 30 paise per unit. The 20 per cent electricity duty which goes in the state government’s kitty will result in an effective increase of 36 paise per unit.

Punjab arms drop: Amarinder Singh hits out at Pakistan, urges Amit Shah to look into drone issue

September 24, 2019 7:16 pm

"Recent incidents of Pakistan-origin drones dropping consignments of arms and ammunition is a new and serious dimension on Pakistan's sinister designs in aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370. Request Amit Shah ji to ensure that this drone problem is handled at the earliest," Amarinder Singh tweeted.

Punjab: 19 dead in explosion at cracker factory in Batala, state govt orders magisterial probe

September 04, 2019 10:36 pm

The incident took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area. A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by the CM and the ADC of Batla has been directed to conduct an inquiry into the blast

Ransom plot goes wrong, 16-year-old killed by his friends in Amritsar

August 14, 2019 4:18 am

His parents, both government employees, started looking for him after he did not return. Prabhkirat was their younger son. His dead body was found from the nearby canal on Monday.

Ludhiana govt school principal shoots self, 3 staffers booked for abetment

July 31, 2019 11:18 am

The principal had named the three school employees in his suicide note. His father said the three had made false allegations against him and were harassing him.

Fatehveer death case: A day after, protests continue in Sangrur, dug pit yet to be filled

June 13, 2019 1:23 am

On Wednesday, protests took place in various parts of the state, including Sangrur city, Moga, Barnala and Ludhiana. However, it was quiet in Bhagwanpura village where family of Fatehveer had appealed for calm. Villagers here only conducted a candle light march.

Punjab: To tide over water crisis, farmers turn to pipelines for irrigation

June 13, 2019 1:19 am

Experts claims that with 42 lakh hectares under cultivation, including 30 lakh hectares under rice, the state government needs to do its best in bringing more area under the scheme.