The district transport department on Wednesday took action against the vehicles flouting norms, especially school vehicles, with district transport officers (DTOs) from other districts deployed in the operation here.
Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned the Punjab government against taking away the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) land in Bathinda for setting up All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said here on Monday that the Badals have done nothing for Punjab except making money for themselves.
A 20-year-old dejected lover killed a 19-year-old girl on Monday when she refused to accept his proposal to marry him at a village in Abohar, a subdivision of Fazilka district.
The Muktsar police have registered a case against three members of a family from Rupana village on charges of murder of Amaritpal Singh (25), a residnet of Muktsar town.
The war of words between the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the Rampura Phul assembly segment over their respective party men allegedly being falsely implicated by the police escalated on Sunday with both parties holding protest rallies at Bhagta in this district.
Union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday termed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a pack of liars and a party full of contradictions.
Former chief minister and deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday blamed the Shiromani Akali Dal Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) government for the sorry state of industries, agriculture and economy in Punjab
Mayor Balwant Rai Nath and commoners had to face embarrassment at the central jail here because of the mismanagement by jail authorities on the occasion of the festival of Raksha Bandhan.
The director of research and medical education (DRME), Punjab, has issued a notice stating that the Para Medial Council (Punjab), running from SAS Nagar, is not recognised by the Punjab government and the state government has also not constituted any para medical council or registered any so far.
In an attempt to woo coalition partner BJP, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday invited Union health minister JP Nadda to lay the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bathinda.
The district police claimed to have arrested four notorious drug smugglers with 1.5 kg heroin from various places on Friday. Four vehicles also were impounded in this connection. According to the police, the contraband is worth Rs 7 crore in the international market.
To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 1965 Indo-Pak war, a desert safari undertaken by Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) based Strike 1 on behalf of the Sapta Shakti Command, arrived at Fazilka on Thursday and paid tributes to the martyrs at the Asafwala memorial.
At a time when the cotton crop is facing the whitefly attack, Union minister for food processing and member of Parliament from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur has announced the setting up two textile skill development centres in Bathinda and Mansa districts.
Though the farmers' protest, led by Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan), entered the third day here on Wednesday, it failed to garner any sympathy or support from the local residents and the shopkeepers, residing along the deputy commissioner complex road.