Punjab health minister and BJP leader Surjit Kumar Jayani on Wednesday pitched for making dope test mandatory for students to check drug menace in the state.
At a time when women's safety is emerging as the biggest concern in society, the Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya (BPSMV), Sonepat, seems to be going soft on one of its staffers who was found guilty of sexually harassing a minor girl, by asking the university's committee that probed the matter to reopen the case on the accused's plea.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal here on Tuesday claimed that the state “is number one and will remain number one”, while dismissing the Congress’ claims that the state is bankrupt and lacks the infrastructure necessary to attract investment.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recommended departmental action by the home ministry against nine Delhi Police special cell personnel, including an ACP, for allegedly framing former Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah in a terror case.
The Haryana government on Tuesday ordered registration of a criminal case against nine forest department officials about siphoning off almost Rs 5 crore meant for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employee Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Ambala district.
A new scourge confronts the Haryana authorities in their fight against pre-natal sex determination. Chromosome segregation or sperm sorting, which coupled with assisted reproductive technology such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is used to get a male offspring, is that challenge.
An army officer who was awarded a gallantry medal this Republic Day, a policeman and two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in a fierce gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
Jagtar Singh Tara, an assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was on Tuesday taken on police remand by the Jalandhar rural police for five days in a 2009 case.
Himachal hydro power project fire: Two HPSEBL officials suspended.
The National Conference (NC) on Tuesday decided to support Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the common candidate of the two parties for a Rajya Sabha seat from Jammu and Kashmir.
Barely a week after swine flu claimed its first victim of the season in Amritsar, also the first in Punjab, a 50-year-old Tarn Taran woman died of it on Monday, triggering fears of its outbreak in the city again.
The Censor Board has cleared Messenger of God, the controversial film by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the self-styled spiritual guru and chief of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda. The film is expected to hit the screens on February 13, 2015.
Senior BJP leader LK Advani, veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar and Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal are among those who will be awarded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan awards this year.
The local police brought terrorist Jagtar Singh Tara to Rupnagar on Sunday on transit remand from Patiala in an attempt to murder and Arms Act violation case registered in 1991.
No less than 208 Punjab police personnel were ‘martyred’ in the one year between September 1, 2013, and August 31, 2014. That’s nearly one third of all martyred police and paramilitary personnel in India.