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Hours after Punjab cop dies of Covid, visually impaired daughter also dies of shock

August 12, 2020 1:45 am

As per the family members, she kept calling for 'Daddy ji' every few minutes, collapsed, fell unconscious and died of shock late on Monday.

20 more dead, 29 cops among fresh Covid cases in Punjab

August 11, 2020 2:26 pm

Ludhiana has reported maximum Covid-19 deaths (178), followed by Amritsar (96) and Jalandhar (80).

Punjab: Woman dies after consuming poison during anti-encroachment drive

August 10, 2020 9:44 pm

Family alleges case was sub-judice & police hushed up cremation; admin, cops deny claims

Ram Temple unites all political forces in Punjab

August 06, 2020 10:23 am

Apart from BJP, VHP and Bjarang dal leaders, even Congress and AAP leaders also welcomed foundation stone laying event.

Punjab CM cracks whip, directs to book those involved in hooch tragedy for murder

August 05, 2020 10:53 pm

This comes a day after Amarinder termed the hooch deaths as “sheer murder”and vowed that he won't spare the “killers”.

Daughter of civil servants bags 74th rank, tops Tricity

August 05, 2020 4:03 pm

The topper graduated from Punjab Engineering College (PEC) in 2017 before deciding to sit for the UPSC exam.

AAP leaders demand CBI probe, Capt resignation

August 05, 2020 3:51 pm

When the AAP leaders were taken to the Phase 1 police station, they raised slogans against the Punjab government alleging that the state government failed to stop the hooch tragedy which claimed more than 100 lives.

5 members of child trafficking racket remanded in 7-day police custody

August 05, 2020 3:30 pm

The gang members have reportedly confessed their involvement in the selling of at least two children including one in Delhi and another in Chandigarh.

Explained: How imminent ban on 27 pesticides will affect Punjab, and what alternatives farmers have

August 03, 2020 3:53 pm

The Indian Express explains what alternatives are available for farmers if such a ban is imposed, and how effective they will be.

Death toll in Punjab spurious liquor tragedy rises to 98

August 02, 2020 4:16 pm

Apart from Tarn Taran, 12 deaths have been reported from Amritsar and 11 from Gurdaspur's Batala, in a tragedy unfolding since Wednesday evening.

PUNJAB PHOTOS

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.

Baisakhi 2016: India celebrate the festival with pomp and show

April 13, 2016 11:05 am

Baisakhi is a Punjabi harvest festival for people of the Punjab region.

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'.