A day after destroying property at the Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) here, students failed to build consensus with the deemed university management.
An actor who ruled the Punjabi film world for more than 30 years is now a pauper in the royal city.
Three members of a family were killed on Tuesday evening when their car fell into a canal in an accident near Mandi Ahemadgarh.
Faced with infighting over allotment of tickets for block samiti and zila parishad polls in Patiala district, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday tried to win over disgruntled leaders from within and ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by allotting tickets to the “annoyed”.
Punjab Police have seized Rs 5.4lakh in counterfeit currency and arrested West Bengal man in connection with the seizure, a police official said on Monday.
Chemists in the state are expected to down their shutters this Friday as part of a nationwide protest against the proposed introduction of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the pharmaceutical sector.
Though it's just the beginning of summer season, residents of the erstwhile royal city of Patiala, it seems are set to face water shortage this year too. The repeated claims of the Patiala municipal corporation and state government, over the years, have proved hollow.
Senior BJP leader and local bodies minister Bhagat Chunni Lal has said his party would field candidates on 35 seats in the zila parishad elections in the state. Talking to mediapersons in Mandi Gobindgarh, the minister said the SAD-BJP alliance would contest on all zila parishad and block samiti seats and would win elections with thumping majority.
A Pakistani prisoner, convicted in the Kandhar hijacking case and suffering from renal problem, was admitted to a hospital here in a serious condition. Mohammad Rashid, lodged in a jail here, was rushed to the local Rajindra Hospital on Saturday night after his condition worsened, prison officials said.
The process of importing cattle from Pakistan commenced about six months back much before the relations between the two neighbours witnessed a low, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal today said.
Upset over being ignored in the selection of candidates, the BJP will oppose the SAD, its ruling partner, in each block samiti election in Nabha assembly constituency.
In the interest of peace, the CM wants the disagreement in Sikh institutions over references to a militant preacher played down.
Fearing attack on Pakistani prisoners in the state after the killing of Sarabjit Singh in Lahore, the Punjab government has moved two of them from the maximum security jail here to Ferozepur for safety.
The results of the civil services main examinations announced on Friday by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) have given Patiala two reasons to cheer.
The sudden death of a man under trial lodged in the Patiala jail has enough element of doubt to deserve a government inquiry, which jail minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur on Friday asked the principal secretary of the home department to complete within a week.