Though the director general of school education (DGSE) has issued a letter to all school authorities in the district restricting the sale of junk food in and around the schools, yet junk food continues to be sold opening and without any in and around schools.
As paddy will start arriving in September, but the condition of the local grain market remains quite deplorable.
A 14-year-old boy was murdered at Badhni Kalan village under Nihal Singh Wala sub-division, 21 km from here, on Thursday while he was accompanying his mother to the local hospital.
A woman constable has accused her senior of threatening her after sexually exploiting her besides getting her transferred outside Mansa district.
Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday dubbed the SAD-BJP alliance as "opportunistic, unprincipled and a marriage of convenience", which had a record of contradictions with the two parties working at cross-purposes, repeatedly and publicly.
The tussle between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Independent candidate in the byelection Balkar Sidhu has been taking a turn for the worse every day.
Not only Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders but also those of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been finding it difficult to defend the 'achhe din' slogan given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the run-up to the recently-held 2014-parliamentary elections.
Former chief minister of Punjab Rajinder Kaur Bhattal joined the campaign in favour of Congress candidate Harminder Singh Jassi here on Tuesday
Deputy chief minister and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal has termed mere speculation the reports that a section within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was wanting to snap ties with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the state.
Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa, on Monday, accused chief minister Parkash Singh Badal of raising emotive issues to divert the attention of the people from the failure to implement the development agenda.
Two bothers-in-law, residents of Abohar, a subdivision of Fazilka, were crushed to death under a train in Koda Pakki village in Hindumalkot, Rajasthan on Monday.
Independent candidate from Talwandi Sabo Balkar Sidhu has accused Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Baljinder Kaur of making fake documents to take possession of the land of a dead man.
The Punjab Welfare Society, a Kuwait-based social organisation, has disputed external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj's statement that the government could not establish a direct contact with the nearly 41 Punjabi youths, who have been struggling for their release from Iraq.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, on Saturday, called upon the people of Talwandi Sabo to teach a lesson to the Congress that believed in divisive politics.
The district police have rescued the 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted by eight people including three women, from Chak Singhpura under Dharamkot subdivision in this district on August 5. The main accused Bachittar Singh has also been arrested from Dharamkot bus stand.