Out of the total revenue expected to be generated by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in the current financial year 2015-16, a major chunk -- 43% -- would go into buying power. It is despite the fact that the state top brass has announced Punjab as a power-surplus state that would sell power to the neighbouring states.
Punjab Police are planning to seek the assistance of Interpol to locate the man who has been booked for kidnapping UK hotelier Ranjit Singh Power.
For someone who claims to have more lives than the proverbial nine of a cat, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa sure knows the art of survival. Facing open revolt from a majority of party MLAs in Punjab, the embattled state chief has been giving himself lifelines amid raging speculations of his removal from the post.
Seventeen people were injured when a mini bus turned turtle after skidding off the road in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Punjab home guard Sukhwinder Singh, who sexually harassed a British student aboard an Amritsar-Delhi train, was dismissed from service on Friday.
To remove hardships being faced by farmers in making commercial use of their agricultural land in areas that came under the ambit of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday request the union environment and forest minister Prakash Javadekar to waive conditions imposed by the centre over areas that were under habitation and cultivation.
Slamming the Punjab government for imposing additional fuel and power cess, People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal on Friday asked chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal to curtail their expenditures to improve state's fiscal health.
Government on Friday said it will consider the passport application of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani only after he completes the formalities and indicated that it was not averse to approving it.
As the Punjab government has announced a plan to spend `15 crore on making the state self-sufficient in pulses in two years, experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) say that this will have not one but many benefits for agriculture.
Barely an hour after he held a meeting with 17 doctors and MBBS students at the medical superintendent's office, newly appointed director of the Rohtak PGIMS Dr KB Gupta offered to resign citing personal reasons.
Expressing surprise at Punjab government's decision to levy 5% Infrastructure Development (ID) fee on power tariff and `1 cess on petrol and diesel, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has asked the Punjab government for a rethink on the matter.
The Punjab and Haryana high court has made it mandatory for all government, public and private schools to admit children on the basis of a birth certificate issued by the registrar of births and deaths.
Despite the state government reserving a quota for women in panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), the real picture of their empowerment is quite different from what is should have been. Participation of women in official works seems to be a distant dream in Hisar district, which comprises of 310 villages with 306 panchayats.
Almitra H Patel, member, Supreme Court Committee on Solid Waste Management, India, on Friday said that officials working at local bodies should have a minimum tenure of two years for effective execution of garbage management plans. She was here to oversee the work under 'swachhta abhiyan', started by the Karnal municipal corporation in three pockets of ward no 2 of the city.
Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday urged the Punjab and Haryana high court to take suo motu cognisance of controversial Punjab Police 'cat'-turned-dismissed cop Gurmeet Singh Pinky's reported reappointment as police inspector by the state government on May 16.