In a crisis that seemed to have jolted the Badal family more severely than any other incident since 2002, the extended Badal parivaar had to finally fall back on the political acumen of octogenarian chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to bail them out.
From a Punjab Congress president who was on the defensive as his own party MLAs and leaders led by former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh openly revolted against him, Partap Singh Bajwa has bounced back with the street-fighting against the ruling Badals.
Already facing tough time due to slow lifting of wheat from the state and central procurement agencies, farmers in Punjab have got no relief from the state government for their damaged crops due to unseasonal rains.
Northern Ireland's first-ever Sikh candidate contesting the UK general election has complained that he was allegedly forced to remove his turban by police at Dubai airport.
A division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday recused itself from hearing the matter related to the Moga incident in which a 13-year-old girl had died after being thrown off a moving bus by her molesters.
After remaining absent from the Lok Sabha since the budget session resumed on April 20, former Punjab chief minister and Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh sprung into action on Monday by not only visiting the family of the Moga molestation victim but also announced to move an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday for discussion on the collapse of law and order situation in Punjab.
A man who started his career as a part-time driver and conductor in a bus company now manages the transport business of the Badals. Lakhbir Singh Lakhi, manager of Orbit Aviation Private Limited, owned by deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, is in charge of the orientation course for the Obrit staff.
A petition against Punjab cabinet minister Anil Joshi in the dual-vote case of Amritsar has been dismissed in the Punjab and Haryana high court with a cost of Rs 50,000 imposed on the petitioner.
The Punjab government on Monday constituted a five-member panel to suggest steps to ensure safety of women passengers in the view of Moga molestation case that embarrassed it and put spotlight on women's safety in public transport.
Taking a note of two consecutive rallies addressed by hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a fortnight, the Centre has issued an advisory to the state government to keep a vigil on his activities.
Citing the dreadful Moga molestation case, former chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday demanded imposition of President's Rule in Punjab and alleged that the law and order machinery in the state has "total collapsed".
A Punjab and Haryana high court division bench comprising justices SK Mittal and HS Sidhu on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government, principal secretary, sports department and director sports for August 25 on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking disbursement of cash awards to sportspersons as envisaged in the Punjab Sports Policy, 2010.
Taking a strict note of non-payment of dues to farmers by the state governments, a division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday issued a notice to Punjab and Haryana.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday sought to put at rest the controversy over issuing Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) at school level saying it will follow the legal procedure and certificates would not be issued at educational institutions.
To provide better medical facilities to people across Punjab, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday gave approval to comprehensive plan of Health and Family Welfare Department for upgradation and renovation of all district hospitals in the state.