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Majithia files bail plea in HC, says being treated badly in jail

May 18, 2022 8:15 am

The petition mentions that despite the change of government after the recent election, pressure to nail the petitioner remains high.

Arrested in a loot case, man kills self inside police station

May 18, 2022 12:35 pm

Moga police had arrested Makhan Singh of Manuke Hathoor village of Ludhiana for allegedly looting Rs 17,000 from a petrol pump.

Bhagwant Mann: ‘Murdabad’ is not the way, give me a year to experiment

May 18, 2022 7:41 am

Mann's remarks came amid a dharna by farmers on Mohali-Chandigarh border demanding a meeting with the CM to press for their demands including Rs 500 bonus on each quintal of wheat.

8-year-old boy dies due to intense heatwave in Sangrur

May 18, 2022 12:46 pm

Gurtej Singh, father of child, raised a question mark over the poor healthcare system in the state.

Third SIT formed in Hoshiarpur land scam

May 18, 2022 7:03 am

It was alleged that blatant irregularities were committed by the competent authority appointed for acquiring land for four laning project from Jalandhar district to Hoshiarpur.

‘Action to be taken against doctors doing private practice’

May 18, 2022 6:59 am

The civil surgeon said that conducting private practice by a government doctor is against the departmental rules.

Court awards life imprisonment to couple in daughter-in-law’s dowry death case

May 18, 2022 6:50 am

District and Sessions judge Kanwaljit Singh Bajwa mentioned that a hapless woman was done to death within the four corners of her matrimonial home just because she could not fulfill the illegal demands of dowry.

Fight for plates at Mann’s event: Seven teachers summoned

May 18, 2022 11:55 am

The incident dates back to May 10 when CM Bhagwant Mann held a meeting with government school principals and education department officials in Ludhiana.

Man booked for taking Rs 2.71 L from student for settling his case

May 18, 2022 5:52 am

The complainant in the case said that his friends Karan, Karampal Singh and Neeraj had approached him for his help in sorting out an assault case registered against them.

Punjab farmers at border, again — now against AAP govt

May 18, 2022 10:18 am

In an ultimatum to the Punjab government, farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal said if Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann does not hold a meeting with the protesters by Wednesday to redress their grievances, they will move towards Chandigarh breaking barricades.

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Tajinder Singh Bagga returns home: his arrest and the chaos that followed

May 07, 2022 12:07 pm

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga's arrest has led to Delhi police filing a case against Punjab police.

Patiala clashes: Violence breaks out between two groups over 'anti-khalistan' march

April 30, 2022 11:51 am

The violent clash between two groups in Patiala, with protesters waving swords and pelting stones, is the first major test for the 43-day-old Bhagwant Singh Mann government.

Yogi Adityanath expands UP Cabinet; Channi's cabinet takes oath in Punjab

September 27, 2021 12:02 am

Seven new ministers took oath in the UP cabinet, whereas, six ministers were dropped from the Punjab cabinet

Farmers' 'Bharat Bandh' call gets support from all corners

December 08, 2020 7:10 pm

The call to hold a 'Bharat bandh' by protesting farmers in the national capital was met with support from all corners. A glimpse of how the agitation is playing out across the country.

Farmers hold nationwide protest, demand revocation of farm bills

October 22, 2020 10:18 am

Bharat Bandh, Farmers Protest Today: At least 31 organisations, under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), are participating in the agitation.

Farm Bills protest: Rail roko agitation starts in Punjab, train services suspended

September 24, 2020 9:09 pm

Farmers in Punjab began their "rail roko" protest against farm Bills on Thursday, as the Railways suspended several trains to avoid any untoward incident.

Happy Lohri 2020: Wish your loved ones with these greetings

January 13, 2020 1:05 pm

Happy Lohri 2020 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Greetings Card, Photos, Pictures, Pics: This year, wish your family and friends, a very Happy Lohri by sharing these heart-touching greetings.

Mitti ka Sher: Tracing wrestler Jassa Patti's struggle to move from mud to mat

August 13, 2018 6:47 am

Jaskanwar was born in 1993, when insurgency was ebbing. But his teenage years were spent in a Punjab in the grip of a drug problem. The boy and the menace also crossed each other’s path.

Narco War: These figures show why Udta Punjab matters

June 09, 2016 9:04 am

An Indian Express investigation on the narcotics war in Punjab.

PUNJAB VIDEOS

The impact of stubble burning on Delhi’s air pollution: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.

Nothing Usual About Gangsters Of Punjab On Facebook

June 08, 2020 11:29 am

Type ‘Nabha Jail’ in search and Punjab’s high-security prison shows up as one of the most ‘checked-in’ locations in the state. Over 150 photographs have been uploaded on the social networking site by its inmates. And it’s not just Nabha. Patiala and Faridkot jail inmates too regularly spring up on Facebook with selfies and other photographs from inside.

I’m always available for OROP veterans: Capt. Amarinder

February 25, 2016 9:53 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.

Chandigarh: Police water cannons protesting farmers

February 18, 2016 1:33 pm

Chandigarh, Feb 18 (ANI): Thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana marched to Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki’s residence here on Thursday demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report. The situation went out of control when agitated farmers broke barricades and burnt one tractor, forcing the police to bring the situation under control. The farmers warned to stage an indefinite protest in New Delhi on March 17 if the Centre failed to concede their demands.

Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

Ignore 'Pet' Salauddin's Pathankot terror attack claim: Swamy

January 21, 2016 8:38 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Sayeed Salahuddin's claim that his outfit was responsible for the January 1 and 2, 2016 terror strike in Pathankot, Punjab, should be dismissed and disregarded. He also said that they are here because they are being fed like their pets of the Pakistan government. He has also criticised Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's 'Kashmir policy'.

Ignore 'Pet' Salauddin's Pathankot terror attack claim: Swamy

January 21, 2016 8:38 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Sayeed Salahuddin's claim that his outfit was responsible for the January 1 and 2, 2016 terror strike in Pathankot, Punjab, should be dismissed and disregarded. He also said that they are here because they are being fed like their pets of the Pakistan government. He has also criticised Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's 'Kashmir policy'.

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