- Mar 03, 2015 21:05 IST
Jassa Singh, 40, an undertrial in a murder case, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the grill of the modern jail here on Monday night.
- Mar 03, 2015 20:37 IST
After their defeat in the municipal elections, some of the candidates have started blaming their own party leaders for their defeat and demanded an action against them.
- Mar 03, 2015 09:55 IST
Heavy rain coupled with high-velocity winds that continued for the second consecutive day flattened standing crops, particularly wheat, on large swathes of agricultural land in Faridkot and Muktsar districts on Monday.
- Mar 01, 2015 21:39 IST
Heavy rain and strong winds in Moga, Nihal Singh Wala, Baghapurana and Dharamkot subdivision areas during the past 24 hours have caused heavy damage to the standing wheat, mustard, maize, sugarcane and other crops across the district, leaving hundreds of farmers, who were hoping for a bumper crop, a worried lot.
- Mar 01, 2015 21:30 IST
Former SAD councillor in Maur municipal council (MC), Nirmal Singh, husband of Manjit Kaur, who unsuccessfully contested the civic body poll from ward number 7, has alleged that he has been falsely implicated in the case as he was not present in the town at the time of the clash that took place in Maur Khurd area on Friday.
- Mar 01, 2015 20:46 IST
Jasdeep Singh Malhotra, principal correspondent of the Hindustan Times, who was killed under mysterious circumstances in a road accident in September 2013 when he was working on a series of investigative stories on "sand and gravel mafia" in Punjab, was on Sunday honoured posthumously with the Betab Memorial Award for Excellence in Journalism here.
- Feb 28, 2015 22:29 IST
Leaders of Sikh organisations from here met Basant Garg, deputy commissioner on Friday and submitted to him a memorandum demanding unconditional and permanent release of Sikh prisoners, including Sikh leader Gurdeep Singh and others.
- Feb 28, 2015 22:22 IST
A dog show will be held at the sports stadium of GND thermal plant here on Sunday for the first time. Dogs of all breeds from the country and abroad can be brought for participation in the show. The show is being organised by the Bathinda Kennel Club.
- Feb 28, 2015 10:47 IST
After registering an impressive victory in the municipal corporation elections in Moga by winning 24 wards out of 50, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is now fighting another political battle within the party.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:54 IST
The defeat of the Congress at the hands of SAD-BJP nominees in the elections to municipal councils, corporations and nagar panchayats has proved that the Congress has now been reduced to mere 'drawing room politics' and lost its grip among the electorate not only at the Centre but in Punjab too.
- Feb 27, 2015 21:49 IST
I hope the budget is in favour of the common man and no new taxes are imposed. The budget should also be favourable to the agriculture sector and should provide relief to the farmers. Subsidies should go to the benefit of the farmers and not of the middlemen.
- Feb 26, 2015 20:08 IST
The SAD-BJP alliance has made its mark in the first-ever Moga municipal corporation elections held on February 22 and bagged 32 out of 50 seats while the Congress performed badly by winning a single seat only. The SAD bagged 24 seats, BJP eight while 17 seats went to Independents and one to the Congress.
- Feb 26, 2015 19:48 IST
By stopping and bringing down the excessive use of diammonium phosphate during the Kharif season, farmers in Muktsar have saved about Rs 24 crore.
- Feb 26, 2015 19:30 IST
The worldwide organisation, World Cancer Care (WCC), will help promote the cultivation of broccoli, an edible green plant in the cabbage family, with the help of Punjab agriculture department, to fight the spread of cancer in the state.
- Feb 26, 2015 12:56 IST
The SAD-BJP alliance here on Thursday won 29 from total of 50 seats in municipal corporation polls. Congress won 10 while Independents bagged 11 seats.