Mathura Dass Arora (82), father of the vice-chancellor of the Punjab Technical University (PTU), Rajneesh Arora, died after prolonged illness here on Wednesday.
Anticipating sure-shot defeat of the party in May 19 Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti polls, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa was raising a bogey of 'apprehensions of rigging', chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) of state local bodies Som Parkash Kainth said on Monday.
The district police are clueless on the identity of the dacoits, who attacked two houses on Mothanwala-Dadwindi Road on Sunday midnight and looted valuables.
A prolonged cold lasting over 15 days can be warning signs of asthma and other allergic reactions to air pollution, that constrict airways. Renowned interventional pulmonologist and Indian Association for Bronchology president, Dr HJ Singh, said that during a recent survey, it was found that most parents usually did not take severe and prolonged cold of their child seriously enough.
SAD and its alliance partner BJP might be contesting the zila parishad and block samiti elections on their respective party symbols, but in many zones the two have adopted 'lend and borrow' policy and are making candidates contest on each other's symbols.
Punjab government officials summoned by the National Scheduled Castes Commission to present an action taken report regarding the diversion of more than Rs. 4,000-crore meant for implementation of the SC Sub Plan (SCSP), failed to provide a satifactory response to the panel members.
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) candidate Peer Ghulam Fareed's victory from Gujrawnwala has been received with enthusiasm here in Dasuya, as he is the present Gaddi Nashin (head) of the Dargah of Baba Hazrat Khwaja Mohammed Dewan Shah Ji at Hardothala near here, an important pilgrimage place of the Muslims.
Taking serious note of a complaint filed by Sultanpur Lodhi MLA Navtej Singh Cheema on the functioning of a senior Kapurthala police officer, Punjab assembly speaker Charanjeet Singh Atwal has summoned SP (headquarters) Kulwant Singh to clarify his position vis-à-vis the complaint.
An assistant sub-inspector was booked, suspended and shifted to police lines on Monday, after he allegedly attacked journalists and pointed his service revolver at them, threatening to kill them.
An armed gang of dacoits, struck at two houses at Kamalpur village on the Dadwindi-Mothanwala road on Sunday mid-night, injuring 16 people. The attack, the first in recent years, was so sudden that the victims had no time to retaliate. The assailants' first target was the house of Maqsudan Sahni (50).
Cracking down on the unscrupulous travel agents by the city police and arrest of seven such agents has indicated the role of some bank managers, who supplied fake bank statements in support of visa applications.
Expressing shock over the appointment of Rupinder Khosla as Assistant Solicitor General of India (ASGI) by the Union law minister, state congress on Sunday appealed scrapping the appointment on the pretext of his strong connections with Akalis.
Acting on the complaint of a Right to Information (RTI) activist, Election Commission (EC) has ordered probe into the allegation that Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) is running its district office from a temple, which is illegal as per the EC norms.
Police investigation into the case of arrest of Central Excise & Customers Department superintendent Gurdev Singh, who was caught possessing 17kg contraband, has unearthed his strong association with a Delhi-based drug peddler, who is presently lodged in the Tihar Jail.
An argument over drinking of a husband, wife turned ugly in Sukhania village on Friday night with the man stranguatling his wife. The accused, Chandan Yadav, then reportedly thougth up of a plan that was seen through by the police.