Backing the controversial film, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Saturday said it depicted reality and must be shown. Replying to a question regarding the Centre not allowing the release of the film, the jathedar said, "The film shows reality and it is tough to see reality. It must be shown and people's sacrifices brought to light."
Students of Chintpurni Medical College, who with their parents on Wednesday met Medical Council of India (MCI) chairman Dr Ved Parkash Misra, were on Friday shuttled back to the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) again and told to look for solution there only.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has asked International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to let Sikh players wear 'patka' in international matches and not ban the headgear.
A woman, 85, is struggling for life in an Amritsar hospital was allegedly raped on Tuesday night.
Doctors of Amandeep Hospital claim to have treated a rare bone cancer at the local nursing home.
A day after the Centre barred the release of Punjabi film 'Kaum De Heere', radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa on Friday described the move as illegal and claimed that it has hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community.
Satish Katyal, producer of the controversial Punjabi movie 'Kaum de Heere', has said that he suspects political pressure behind the withdrawal of the censor certificate of his movie by the Censor Board.
Construction work on the new Regional Passport Office (RPO) at Ranjit Avenue has begun finally begun, six years after the ministry of external affairs bought a 2,000-square yard plot. The authorities now expect the building to be ready by December 31, 2015.
A team from the civil surgeon's office was prevented from entering the premises of a private hospital in the Islamabad area, ostensibly by the residents.
The case pertaining to the premature release of Babbar Khalsa militant-turned-policeman, Gurmeet Singh alias Pinki from jail 'for good conduct', has reached the Akal Takht Jathedar. Determined to put Pinky back behind bars, Amrik Singh, the father of Avtar is seeking that the highest temporal seat of Sikhism issue directions to the SAD leadership to put 'Pinky back to his rightful place'.
Citing a law-and-order situation, the Amritsar municipal corporation did not go ahead with the sealing of the illegal hotels in the Galliara area that were given 72-hour sealing notices on Saturday evening, despite much hype about its commitment to ensure fulfilment of the court directives.
After the announcement of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for Punjab by union finance minister Arun Jaitley in the annual budget, the Punjab government searches for a 200-acre premises for setting up of the prestigious institute in Amritsar district.
Notwithstanding the protest launched by members of the Federation of Hotel and Guest Houses Association, Amritsar, the municipal corporation is all set to seal the ‘unauthorised’ hotels in Galliara area on Wednesday as the 72-hour deadline for sealing came to end on Tuesday evening.
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar has called upon the central government to rein in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for his controversial remark, calling "all citizens of Hindustan as Hindus".
Have the people of Amritsar once again elected an MP who might not be easily accessible to them, as he has stayed away from the constituency for most of the last three months?