Though, Arvind Khanna's sudden decision to resign as Dhuri MLA, has dismayed his political supporters, but the businessmen turned politician was happy as he says that his move will help to bring development in Dhuri and Sangrur.
Punjab Police it seems have failed to get any major information out of terrorist Jagtar Singh Tara in his eight-day interrogation.
Proving their loyalty to the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Bajwa, the district unit of the Congress party stayed away from the 'lalkar rally' organised by former chief minister and Congress MP Captain Amarinder Singh at Amritsar.
Despite his claims that the three day sangat darshan progrmme in dhuri was not aimed at the Dhuri bypoll, the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal could not resist giving a call to Dhuri voters to elect those who "served" them. Just like in any other election speech the CM went on to list the various welfare schemes of his government as also its achievements.
During his appearance in court in relation with drug cases, Jagdish Singh Bhola said that he has been directed by police to not to speak to media.
Aam Aadmi Party MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann has termed Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's sangat darshan programme as an attempt to woo the voters of Dhuri, after the resignation of Dhuri MLA Arvind Khanna.
Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal condemned Punjab government for its rigid stand over prevention of damage of Public and Private Property Bill 2014. Bhattal said they were repeatedly ignoring protests by the people of Punjab.
With districts situated in sub mountain areas including Ropar, Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur having recently reported appearance of yellow rust disease in wheat crops, the agriculture department has issued a warning to protect their fields from yellow rust disease.
Several Congress legislators on Thursday said that the transfer of a senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) official who was probing the drug smuggling case has vindicated Captain Amarinder Singh's stand. Singh had vehemently opposed transferring the case to CBI, as he felt it would have delayed the investigations indefinitely.
The residents of the historical city Fatehgarh Sahib are deprived of basic needs like an inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) despite having completed 23 years as a district. Because of this they have been facing a lot of problems especially in rains as there are no sheds for the passengers to take shelter.
Appointment of Didar Singh Bhatti as halqa in charge of Fatehgarh Sahib has led to a split within Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as Prem Singh Chandumajra's supporter are making their dissent public against this decision by the party chief.
Aimed to providing a balanced diet to the kids and to impart elementary education, Patiala district administration has decided to open 50 model anganwadi centers at different places.
The department of economics along with the centre for development economics and innovation studies (CDEIS) organised a special lecture on 'Africa's evolving economic relationship with India and China: Development for Whom?' at Punjabi University on Wednesday.
Punjab assembly speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal, on Tuesday, accepted the resignation of Congress MLA Arvind Khanna, paving the way for the byelection to the Dhuri assembly constituency.
A woman and her son allegedly murdered her husband and another son over a land dispute at Teja village near Sanaur in Patiala district on Monday.