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