Amid speculation that a divided Punjab Congress is going to be recast, its president Partap Singh Bajwa has accepted that factionalism seem to be worrying the party high command and the purpose of its meeting various leaders is to fix it before the 2017 assembly elections.
Coming down heavy on the UT administration for not having a policy to govern the functioning of school buses, the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the administration to frame a policy concerning school buses at the earliest.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to inaugurate the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB’s) housing complex in Sector 63, one of the board’s existing colonies in adjoining Sector 49-D — launched six years ago with much hype — is crying for maintenance.
The principal opposition party Indian National Lok Dal created a ruckus in the House over the Jat reservation issue on the second day of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha session on Thursday.
A team of health officials, led by Bhiwani chief medical officer, has booked a woman of Krishna colony of Bhiwani for running a pregnancy termination centre at her residence in violation of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has given the nod for developing 40 acres of vacant land in the heart of Amritsar as a 'nature conservation park', for which experts would be roped in for landscaping, a spokesman said.
Punjab local bodies and medical education and research minister Anil Joshi has urged the Union government to set up a super-specialty hospital at Nanded in Maharashtra.
A local court on Thursday gave permission to Amritsar member of Parliament (MP) Captain Amarinder Singh to go abroad. Amarinder, who is facing trial for his alleged involvement in the infamous Amritsar Improvement Trust case registered by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau, has been directed to furnish bail bonds of `5 lakh before leaving the country.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday offered to install a life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh warrior who ruled the first Sikh kingdom, at Saint-Tropez in France, the birth place of his General Jean-Francois Allard.
The police claim to have arrested two Maoists of Bihar in Rupnagar on Thursday.
The cash-strapped Panchkula Municipal Corporation is not concerned about gathering resources to carry out developmental works in the district. Or is it?
UT adviser Vijay Dev on Wednesday inaugurated an online appointment system for the evening outpatient department (OPD) at the Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16.
Punjab vigilance bureau has booked Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Mandeep Singh for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday solicited Korean investment in environment management, transport, electronics and solar cell manufacturing besides offering to establish a Korean Park with plug and play facility to kickstart Korean investment in Punjab.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday said the issue of ‘conflict of interest’ in case of the ruling Badal family in Punjab in the transport sector could be dealt with separately and not with the suo motu proceedings the high court had initiated following the Moga molestation incident involving a bus owned by the Badal family.