• hospital
    May 03, 2015 19:47 IST

    ICU deaths: Rajindra medical college principal orders probe

    Principal of the Rajindra medical college and hospital has ordered an inquiry into the death of two women, who passed on just hours after being shifted to the intensive care unit following their surgeries.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 02, 2015 20:35 IST

    Husband, seven others booked for murder of wife's lover

    Enraged at an illicit relationship between his wife and one of his relatives, a man, along with other members of family, allegedly strangled the paramour to death at his house in the Shutrana block on Friday evening.

  • Partap Singh Bajwa-N
    May 02, 2015 20:07 IST

    Shameful phase for Punjab, says Punjab Congress chief Bajwa

    With the Congress already having announced a 'Rail Roko' agitation to protest against the bungling in wheat procurement in the state, the horrific events in Moga over the past three days gave party workers added ammunition to ramp up their protest on Saturday and demand the resignation of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

  • Punjab cabinet minister Surjit Singh Rakhra-N
    May 01, 2015 19:48 IST

    Patiala: Surjit Singh Rakhra lays stone of girls hostel at Mohindra College

    Higher education and language minister Surjit Singh Rakhra laid the foundation stone of a girls' hostel at the Government Mohindra College here on Friday. He was accompanied by principal secretary of higher education Dr Roshan Sunkaria.

  • alcohol
    May 01, 2015 19:40 IST

    Police seize 20 boxes of illicit liquor, 300 narcotic pills

    Police seized 20 boxes of illicit liquor and 300 narcotic pills from several locations in the district late Thursday evening and have booked seven people for having possession of the contraband.

  • Hand pump-N
    Apr 30, 2015 22:13 IST

    Now, pay for tap water, sewage facility

    The state government has asked the Punjab water supply and sewerage board to charge residents for water connections and sewage facilities it provides to them.

  • Nepal quake
    Apr 30, 2015 21:53 IST

    Punjab Rice Millers Association send food to Nepal

    The Punjab Rice Millers Association on Thursday dispatched three trucks of rice to Nepal to help the people affected by the ravaging quake.

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Apr 30, 2015 20:51 IST

    SAD-BJP protecting goons, says AAP leader Dharamvira Gandhi

    Member Parliament and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Dharamvira Gandhi on Thursday termed the incident where a girl died after jumping off a bus to escape her molesters in Moga district as “Punjab’s Nirbhaya”, referring to Delhi December 2012 gang rape of a student on a moving bus.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 30, 2015 12:07 IST

    Nabha body moves HC, pleads for stay on shifting of Sikh relics

    A day after the relics of Shri Guru Gobind Singh were handed over by the state government to the Shiromani Gurudawara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC), a Nabha-based body Punjab Public Society has filed a fresh petition in Punjab and Haryana high court pleading for a stay on the shifting of relics to the Takht Keshgarh Sahib.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Apr 29, 2015 21:05 IST

    Double murder: SIT starts probe; visits residence of SAD women leader

    Aiming to do investigation in double murder case from the scratch, the six member special investigation team has started the probing the matter of murder of SAD district woman wing president Jaspal Kaur Dharni and her son, on Wednesday.

  • Painting 'Casualty of War: A portrait of Maharaja Duleep Singh' by The Sikh Twins on display at National Museum, Scotland.
    Apr 29, 2015 19:36 IST

    Auction of Sikh relics in the West is quite a rage: Sikh scholar

    The department of encyclopaedia of Sikhism at Punjabi University, Patiala, organised a special lecture on 'Sikh relics and artefacts in the United Kingdom' on Wednesday.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Apr 28, 2015 21:03 IST

    Patiala: Woman who attempted immolation dies

    The 28-year-old woman, who had attempted self- immolation last week due to the alleged torture by her in-laws over dowry and was admitted to PGI in Chandigarh, died on Sunday.

  • Drugs-n
    Apr 27, 2015 20:26 IST

    2,336 drug addicts treated at Saket centre in 2 years

    As many as 2,236 drug addicts got treatment at the Saket Red Cross de-addiction centre during last two years as outdoor and indoor patients. In 2013-2014, around 694 patients were treated as outpatients and 493 as indoor patients.

  • Amarinder Singh-N
    Apr 27, 2015 20:15 IST

    Stage dharna outside PMO, Amarinder tells CM Badal to resolve farmer's issues

    Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to stage dharna, along with his ministers, outside the Prime Minister's Office to press for farmer's issue if Narendra Modi was not giving him time.

  • Iqbal Grewal 
    Apr 26, 2015 21:45 IST

    Iqbal Grewal elected Punjab NSUI chief

    Iqbal Singh Grewal (25) has been elected as the new president of the Punjab unit of the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress.