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For a room with a view at Punjabi University

The size of the rooms and the space crunch inside the girls' hostel at Punjabi University, Patiala, are an indication of why students protested for more outdoor time.

Punjabi University protest: Students call off strike, girls’ hostels entry time extended to 9 pm

A demand charter and a demand-wise acceptance were jointly signed by the leaders of the protesting student organisations and University’s Dean of Students Welfare, Tara Singh.


Punjabi University shuts down till October 15

A majority of students from the Amrita Shergill hostel also took out a march condemning yesterday’s violence and joined the protesters outside the V-C’s office.

Students’ protest at Punjabi University enters Day 19

The demand for 24-hour hostels dates back to 2014. Then, girl students had resisted the protest as they were convinced that “DSO boys” wanted to have girl students outside hostels in order to “eve tease” them.

Punjabi University BA result 2016 to be declared today

Established in Patiala on April 30, 1962, the university is the largest in the state.

Translated by a Sikh, funded by Hindus, Patiala varsity to digitise century-old Quran

Parihar said, “My friend Noor Muhammad from village Land of Moga showed me this Punjabi translation of the ‘Quran Sharif’, published more than a century ago, in April 1911.”


Bail plea of Punjabi University sports director turned down

The bail application was moved by Dr Kumar’s counsel on Monday.

GNGC admission scam: Patiala varsity denies any link with student

Punjabi University,Patiala,has denied any links with the student,who was allegedly admitted by Guru Nanak Girls College (GNGC),Model Town,in BBA second year for session 2012-13

Patiala varsity V-C,Registrar issued contempt notices

THE Punjab and Haryana High Court,on Tuesday,issued contempt notices to Dr Jaspal Singh,vice-chancellor (V-C) of Punjabi University and A K Chawla,Registrar of the varsity,on a contempt petition filed by one Pawitter Singh. Advocate H C Arora,counsel for the petitioner,contended in a petition filed by Harsharan Kaur and others (which included the present petitioner as well),that […]

Ants are an important part of ecosystem,says expert

For the past 15 years,Dr Himender Bharti has been working on ant systematics and has discovered 70 new species of ants from India,including the red list species from the Himalayas. Dr Bharti is a professor in the department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences at Punjabi University,Patiala. He believes that improved understanding of ants – how […]