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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With farmers in the cotton growing belt reeling from the attack of whitefly pest on their standing crop, the quality and effectiveness of insecticides and pesticides proposed by the government has also come under the scanner with farmers dubbing the pesticide as useless.
As the farmers' protest for demanding increase in the compensation to the families of suicide victims and loan waiver entered the second day on Tuesday, farmers seem have taken up another challenge of fighting for women's rights and social justice as well.
As members of the Bathinda district bar association (BDBA) continued their boycott of courts for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday, there are hardly any signs of the strike coming to an early end.
The increase in the prices of onion has not only brought tears in the people's eyes but has also disappeared from their menu.