Lashing out at the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress leaderships for corruption in the country, Narinder Kashyap, national general secretary of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), said that the BSP wanted to clean up the entire `corrupt' system of Indian politics and the party has started a campaign for motivating the poor people across the country to teach a lesson to corrupt politicians.
The Punjab and Haryana high court vigilance cell will investigate serious allegations of corruption against three local judicial officers.
The zonal drug licensing authority of the Punjab health department seized 145 boxes of banned medicines from a medical store in Goniana in Bathinda district. The teams of five drug inspectors from three districts raided the medical store owned by Rajiv Garg, a resident of Bathinda. Harjinder Singh, who led the inspection team, said that around 63 types of medicines falling in Schedule-H drug categories, which included narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Terming damage to the cotton crop due to whitefly attack a "natural calamity", Union minister for food processing and member of Parliament from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal assured the farmers of taking up their concerns with the Union government.
A woman and her alleged paramour have been booked in connection with the murder of her teenage daughter.
The district transport department on Wednesday took action against the vehicles flouting norms, especially school vehicles, with district transport officers (DTOs) from other districts deployed in the operation here.
Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned the Punjab government against taking away the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) land in Bathinda for setting up All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said here on Monday that the Badals have done nothing for Punjab except making money for themselves.
A 20-year-old dejected lover killed a 19-year-old girl on Monday when she refused to accept his proposal to marry him at a village in Abohar, a subdivision of Fazilka district.
The Muktsar police have registered a case against three members of a family from Rupana village on charges of murder of Amaritpal Singh (25), a residnet of Muktsar town.
The war of words between the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the Rampura Phul assembly segment over their respective party men allegedly being falsely implicated by the police escalated on Sunday with both parties holding protest rallies at Bhagta in this district.
Union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday termed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a pack of liars and a party full of contradictions.
Former chief minister and deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday blamed the Shiromani Akali Dal Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) government for the sorry state of industries, agriculture and economy in Punjab
Mayor Balwant Rai Nath and commoners had to face embarrassment at the central jail here because of the mismanagement by jail authorities on the occasion of the festival of Raksha Bandhan.
The director of research and medical education (DRME), Punjab, has issued a notice stating that the Para Medial Council (Punjab), running from SAS Nagar, is not recognised by the Punjab government and the state government has also not constituted any para medical council or registered any so far.