With an aim to thwart any pressure on the inmates of Bal Niketan - a home for orphan girls in Sector 15 - on whose complaint an FIR was lodged against 50-year-old supervisor of the home for sexually harassing them, the UT social welfare department has decided to shift the complainants to another government-run destitute home.
After more than a hundred years, Bud Singh, one of many thousands of Punjabis who came to Australia in the late 19th or very early 20th century, is going to be the medium of New South Wales’ acknowledging the generosity of Sikhs.
The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) rescued three members of a family, who were allegedly mentally challenged and confined in a house for the past about seven years.
Police on Wednesday arrested two persons, who allegedly snatched the purse from a woman lecturer Tuesday. One of the two accused was identified as the son of a serving head constable with the Chandigarh Traffic Police.
The court of district and sessions judge RK Sondhi on Wednesday held four people guilty of loot in Sector 4 by holding four people hostage at knifepoint last year.
Haryana government has notified April 30, the date of Lok Sabha elections in Punjab as a paid holiday for the employees registered as voters in the the neighbouring state.
The Election Commission has emphasised the need to be more alert during last 48 hours before the Lok Sabha polling in Punjab impending chances of distribution of cash and liquor to woo voters.
Pop singer Jasbir Jassi and Pakistani classical singer Shafqat Amanat Ali are among the mellifluous voices set to herald a Punjabi festival beginning here from April 25.
Spreading smiles among children with life-threatening illnesses via his transcontinental awareness and fundraising ride with the World Wide Relay Run, Charlie Bear arrived in the North Eastern region of India this month.
Punjab will see as many as 23 candidates who are facing serious criminal charges contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls as against 18 such candidates who had contested 2009 general elections.
A fistful of ashes of legendary Indian journalist and author Khushwant Singh have been brought to his birthplace in Pakistan's Punjab province to fulfill his desire to be 'reunited with his roots'.
Punjab Congress today demanded an inquiry by either a sitting judge of the High Court or the CBI into the disclosures made by a former top police officer in the state on involvement of some ruling SAD leaders in drugs trade.
Punjab CEO today said that any outsider or political functionary, who was not enrolled as a voter in a Parliamentary constituency can't stay there on polling day, but the candidates have been exempted from the decision.
Punjab authorities have seized drugs worth Rs.731 crore and 7.5 lakh litres of illicit and country liquor in the run-up to the April 30 Lok Sabha polls in the state, an election officer said here Wednesday.
A 24-year-old woman who strangulated her ye a r- old daughter to death would spend rest of her life behind bars. After the district and sessions judge SK Aggarwal awarded her life term for murder on Tuesday, Mamta broke down, as her claims of being falsely implicated in the case failed to impress the court.