US court sentences Pakistani-origin businessman for unlawful export to Pakistan military
September 25, 2018 1:40:52 am

The court sought a response on a petition filed by Congress MLA Karan Singh Dalal for “adequate security arrangements” for him and his family in the wake of INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala’s recent statement against him in and outside the assembly.

Badals destroyed Punjab with drugs: Congress
September 25, 2018 1:34:51 am

Congress said it was a common saying that terrorism destroyed Punjab but during a decade of SAD-BJP rule, our youth fell prey to the vicious circle of drugs, besides the Badal family looting every business in the state.

Sukhbir Badal: Patiala rally will wake up ‘Raja Captain’ from deep slumber
September 25, 2018 1:35:44 am

Sukhbir Badal said that SAD will hold a massive rally on October 7 at Patiala, the hometown of CM Captain Amarinder Singh, to ‘expose’ him and remind him of the promises that he made to the people of Punjab before elections.

September 25, 2018 1:22:26 am

Till Monday morning, rain recorded in Punjab was 503.6 mm against the normal of 475.7 mm. Punjab had recorded 391 mm on September 21 morning against required 464 mm when the rainy season was left with just another one week in the state.

Malwa: Villages near Sutlej put on high alert
September 25, 2018 2:10:42 am

As per data released by the Meteorological Centre in Chandigarh, Ludhiana has already received rainfall of 25 mm against the normal of 7.6 mm in past 24-hours. The seasonal rainfall in Ludhiana has been 626 mm against the normal 518 mm.

yamuna on flood alert, relief camps set up
September 25, 2018 1:14:50 am

The officials say that 2.16 lakh cusecs of water was following from the Hatnikund Barrage in Yamunanagar district at 8 pm on Monday. The water is likely to reach to Delhi in next 72 hours (Thursday).

September 25, 2018 1:05:27 am

Five persons died while a dozen people sustained serious injuries in six separate incidents of roof collapse in Kapurthala and Nawahshar due to heavy rainfall.

Pong Dam level rises by 11 ft in 36 hours, water to be relased in Beas today
September 25, 2018 12:58:59 am

The maximum capacity of the Pong Dam, which is located in Talwara in Hoshiarpur district, is 1390 ft and the water had already touched the level of 1386.15 ft by 7 pm on Monday.

Punjab: 20 per cent standing paddy crop takes a hit amid heavy rains
September 25, 2018 12:54:19 am

Former minister Sikander Singh Maluka said it was shocking that no relief measures had been announced by the Congress government to aid the beleaguered peasantry that was facing an unimaginable crisis with cotton and paddy crops damaged due to rains.

Bihar, Bihar diseal subsidy, Bihar farmers, Nitish Kumar, India news, Indian Express news
September 25, 2018 12:47:22 am

Procurement of paddy and wheat, by state for central pool, worth about Rs 60,000 crore, is a huge political issue in Punjab.

September 25, 2018 12:41:03 am

While sounding a red alert to control any exigency arising out of rains, the Chief Minister asked the Army to remain on standby to help the state deal with any eventuality arising out of the situation.

Army relief columns on stand-by in Punjab, IAF rescues stranded persons in Kullu
September 25, 2018 12:32:02 am

Sources informed that Army units located in areas where flooding is expected in Punjab along the rivers Beas, Ravi and Sutlej have been asked to keep their flood relief columns ready in case the civil administration requisitions their deployment.

Punjab: 20 per cent standing paddy crop takes a hit amid heavy rains
September 25, 2018 12:17:34 am

Agriculture department officials said that the damage would be more because the final assessment of damage can be done only after the rain stops.

Himachal RTI activist killed, Kedar Singh Jindan, RTI activist murdered, dalit leader killed, caste divide in himachal, India NEws, Indian Express
September 24, 2018 1:57:22 am

Villagers say ‘good riddance’ for Kedar Singh Jindan, who encouraged Kolis to marry upper-caste women and was run over by a vehicle on September 7.

Theif lynched, man lynched, thief tie to tree, thief beaten to death, five arrested, Ahmedabad, Indian Express
September 24, 2018 1:44:58 am

Hemlata has been demanding an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh, a government job for her on compassionate grounds, accommodation and free education for her daughters.

Parkash Singh Badal, Amrinder Singh, Badal spreading misinformation, Congress, SAD, Punjab, Chandigarh, Indian Express
September 24, 2018 1:36:50 am

Punjab Chief Minister said that the former CM Parkash Singh Badal "...had been trying to spread a disinformation campaign..."

Haryana CM manohar lal khattar, compensation to BSF jawan, BSF jawan killed at border, Arvind kejriwal, Chandigarh, indian Express
September 24, 2018 1:23:29 am

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said, " The state government will provide government job to a member of the family of the martyr, an ex-gratia amount of Rs 50 lakh has been transferred to their account."

BSP in Punjab, Punjab rural polls, Punjab zila parishad polls, Punjab panchayat samiti polls, Punjab polls, India news, indian express
September 24, 2018 2:03:21 am

BSP has won more than double the number of seats won by main opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab.

Punjab rural polls, SAD accuses congress of cheating, polls tampered by congress, SAD, Congress, India news, indian Express
September 24, 2018 1:07:02 am

The Akali Dal alleged that the poll process was completely vitiated by the Congress “goons” under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Punjab rural polls, Punjab Zila Parishad polls, Punjab Panchayat samiti polls, AAP defeat, SAD, BJP, Congress, Ludhiana, India News, Indian Express
September 24, 2018 6:26:59 am

The humiliating defeat for AAP in these polls, ahead of Lok Sabha polls next year, has come at a time when infighting is going on in the party with two camps led by former leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira and current LOP Harpal Cheema.