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2011 clashes in Moga: Nine arrested Dera Sacha Sauda men get police custody
Sun, Jun 17, 2018

While seven of them, including main accused Mahinderpal Bittu, were arrested earlier, two more, Pardeep Singh and Narinder Kumar Sharma, were arrested on Friday.

2011 Moga clash: Six more Dera followers arrested, sent to police custody till June 16
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

The accused who were produced in Moga court are Shakti Singh, Sukhjinder Singh, Baljit Singh, Nishan Singh, Ranjit Singh and Randeep Singh — all residents of Kotkapura. Few others who had been rounded up were sent home after initial police investigation, revealed police sources.

Adamant on early paddy sowing, farmers launch dharnas across Punjab
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

On Monday, dharnas were held under the leadership of Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) and Bharti Kisan Union (Dakaunda) in 13 districts across the state.

Punjab: Dera follower’s role in desecration case being probed, say police
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

DIG Ranbir Singh Khattra, who is heading special investigation team (SIT) in the case of desecration incidents confirming it, said, “We have arrested main accused Mohinder Pal Bittu who is a Dera follower."

Punjab: Four Dera men ‘held’ in 3-year-old desecration cases
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

According to sources, three more persons were arrested from Kotkapura on Saturday morning — diary owners Sunny Kanda, Sukhpreet Singh and their cousin Jaggi Mansa. Police is yet to officially confirm all the arrests.

Ghar Ghar Rozgar Scheme: 5000 needed, only 1 shows up for rozgar camp in Ludhiana
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

The camp was organised by industrialists from Focal Point Phase 4 in coordination with the district industries department and the district employment office.

Health minister threatens defamation case against Simarjeet Singh Bains
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra Tuesday threatened Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains with a defamation case for alleging that the minister had links with a pharmaceutical company which was supplying drugs to de-addiction centres across the state.

Punjab farmers not to join Bharat Bandh called on June 10
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

Punjab farmer unions have decided not to take part in the June 10 Bharat Bandh call given by the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh and Kisan Ekta Manch.

NEET Result 2018: Bathinda boy bags 9th rank in India
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

With All India Rank 9, Madhavan Gupta is the Punjab topper. Last year, Muktsar resident Navdeep Singh had scored number one all India rank in NEET, while Bathinda’s Nikita Goyal was at number eight position.

Punjab farmer unions to call off strike tomorrow
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

The announcement was made by farmer union leaders along with Punjab Dairy farmers association (PDFA) officials.

Farmers’ strike: Clashes between milk vendors and farmers at Faridkot, Bathinda
Sun, Jun 03, 2018

There was a confrontation in Jodhpur Romana village of Bathinda district between farmers of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta) and milk vendors.

Farmers’ stir disrupts supplies
Sat, Jun 02, 2018

Barnala bears the brunt as farmers dump produce on the road. In Punjab, the protest was more effective in Barnala district, where Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) is active, and in Samrala and Khanna where Bhartiya Kisan Union (Rajewal) holds sway.

Ludhiana: Farmers protest diesel price hike, attempt to surrender tractors
Wed, May 30, 2018

Due to the tractor march, traffic had to diverted to other routes from Ludhiana-Chandigarh road for about two hours.

CBSE Class 10th results: Farmer’s daughter tops exams in Punjab, with 99.4 per cent
Wed, May 30, 2018

Taranpreet’s school was about 10 km from her house and she used to travel by school bus. She has now opted for humanities stream with maths, political science and economics as combination.

Hero Cycles plans to hike stake in Sri Lankan bicycle plant
Tue, May 29, 2018

BSH Ventures is an export-oriented firm located in the Biyagama Export Zone of the island nation.

‘Your countdown has begun’: Inmate threatens Punjab CM Amarinder Singh in Facebook live video
Tue, May 29, 2018

In the video, Govind, who hails from village Mari Bhaini, Faridkot, also charged Amarinder Singh for making a false pledge in a Bathinda rally to end the drug menace in Punjab before the Vidhan Sabha elections.

Prisoner goes ‘live’ on Facebook from Faridkot jail, probe launched
Tue, May 29, 2018

According to information with CMO office, Gobind is currently lodged in Faridkot jail on charges of murder which he carried out in 2011. Also, seven FIRs are pending against him in several cases.

Punjab: In Malwa, drinking water supply hit
Tue, May 22, 2018

In most districts of Malwa, ground water is unfit for drinking and hence people are dependent on canal water.

Country’s cheapest bicycle to be priced at Rs 1,999, says Hero Cycles
Mon, May 21, 2018

Hero Cycles has not yet announced a launch date. In a statement, Munjal said, “the upgraded Roadster will have a technologically advanced steel frame that will enable 50 per cent higher load-carrying capacity.

Hero’s cheapest bicycle priced at Rs 1999, likely to be launched by June end
Sun, May 20, 2018

Popular as 'black bicycle', this basic model has been designed at Hero’s Manchester-based Global Design Center (HGD) for daily commuters. The bicycle has been re-named as `Upgraded Roadster model’.

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