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Punjab: Many areas report crop damage; farmers demand timely relief

Sources in the agriculture department are expecting a 1-2% loss of yield in affected areas as well as a delay in the harvesting of wheat crop in the state.

If Modi returns, Indian passport will have same value as US passport, : SAD’s Chandumajra

The sitting Anandpur Sahib MP has centered his poll pitch around Prime Minister Narendra Modi, praising him for the surgical strikes, the anti-satellite missile test and for “enormously increasing India’s prestige” globally.

Punjab and Haryana HC upholds lift term handed to man for daughter’s murder

In October 2010, police registered a case on the basis of a statement by the victim’s mother that her daughter was murdered and raped by an unknown person in a room on the upper floor of the house. However, the charge of rape was removed as the claim was found to be false.

Jalandhar cash recovery: 1 of 3 main accused held

Police had arrested Surinder, who hails from village Naushera Khurad of Pathankot district, from Samrala under Khanna police district. He is said to be the police informer in this case.

Congress sarpanch among 8 booked for murder of SC youth

Police said that Manminder was allegedly attacked with sharp edged weapons, including axes. The accused first attacked the doors and windows of his house with axes and when Manminder came out, he was allegedly picked up and assaulted a little distance away. He died of head injury.

Outfits that led Bargari Morcha now lead battle against SAD

The hoardings have come up in connection with a meeting of 22 Sikh organisations under the banner of ‘Sikh Talmel Mission’ on April 11 here to discuss how to spread the message urging people not to vote for the SAD and the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls.

Punjab school book identifies martyr Rajguru as Sukhdev

Board chairman says photo as per ‘experts’ and ‘google’, but ‘will enquire’

In IGP Umaranagal case, HC judge recuses after heated hearing in the courtroom

The government, in its application, said the date on the court website later showed July 2 as the next date after which state again appeared before the court master and the date was again set for April 23 as “this had been requested by counsel for the petitioner”.

Punjab hawala money recovery: Hunger can’t be eradicated by chanting the name of God alone, says Father Anthony

Father Anthony Madassery, 46, who was detained by police allegedly with unaccounted money totalling Rs 9.66 crore, has varied business interests ranging from construction, garments, transport, security services and selling school books.

Punjab hawala money recovery: Open for any probe, every single paisa counted, packed in front of I-T officials, say police

Khanna police have refuted the allegations with senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dhruv Dahiya Monday saying that he is “open to any kind of probe” and that “every single paisa was counted and packed in front of the Income Tax officials who were kept in loop at every step”.

Punjab: Jilted lover shoots at woman in market, nabbed after high drama

After cornering him, the police team kept trying convince him to surrender even as he threatened to shoot himself. He was later overpowered.

Punjab: SGPC faces flak over demolition of 175-yr-old gurdwara entrance gate

Was under pressure from SGPC official and a political leader, says suspended gurdwara manager