Should a memorial or a gurdwara be built in the honour of 282 Indian soldiers of the 1857 mutiny who were executed by the British at Ajnala, where their remains were dug out from a well last week?
The Punjab government told the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday that it has constituted a three-member special investigating team (SIT) to carry a probe into 131 illegal hotels constructed in and around the Galiara project of Golden Temple.
Surinder Kaur, 77, a progressive and successful agriculturist, started farming at a young age. Born in Lyallpur (Pakistan), she had the courage to tell her father as an adolescent that she wanted to marry a man who owned land so that she would get a chance to remain connected to the soil.
A day after the customs authorities seized 11 pistols and 22 magazines smuggled from Pakistan by six Indian nationals, the police have hinted that the weapons could to be used in the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district in UP.
People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal on Thursday said he was ready to take on Harsimrat Badal, the SAD nominee from Bathinda parliamentary segment, and the move was vital to stop the Akali-BJP juggernaut.
Academician and AAP leader Rajmohan Gandhi on Thursday condemned the detention of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat, saying the BJP has no right or authority to prevent leaders of other political parties from venturing out and campaigning in any part of the country.
With uncertainty prevailing over Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu’s candidature for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP high command has called the cricketer-turned-politician for talks in Delhi.
Hoardings of various political parties have started dotting parts of the city in violation of the code of conduct, which came into force after dates for Lok Sabha elections were declared on Wednesday.
The Lok Sabha election schedule for Punjab may not suit the farming community which remains busy in the month of April, harvesting the wheat crop, transporting it to mandis for sale and in other allied activities.
Four days after the exhumation of the skeletal remains of 282 martyrs of the 1857 uprising from the 'Kalianwala Khuh' in Ajnala, the demand for renaming the well has got an official nod.
After the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for Lok Sabha polls, Amritsar deputy commissioner Ravi Bhagat on Wednesday held a meeting with representatives of various political parties and asked them to strictly follow the model code of conduct.
The Punjab government has sanctioned prestigious projects worth Rs 127 crore for Amritsar, local bodies minister Anil Joshi has said. The solid-waste management and internal circular road works would be completed for Rs 98 crore and Rs 29 crore, respectively, the minister said here on Tuesday.
A day after the state government promised to construct a memorial-cum-museum in memory of the 282 Indian soldiers who were dumped in a well by the British in the wake of the 1857 uprising, a debate has emerged on whether to preserve their remains or immerse them in a river.
With a view to easing endless snarls on city roads, the Amritsar police on Tuesday launched a traffic helpline to invite feedbacks from the public on traffic-related issues.
A couple of unemployed youths, wards of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited employees who died on duty, climbed a water tank at Ram Bagh demanding jobs on compassionate grounds.