On May 14, a Goraya commission agent was murdered during a morning walk. The incident sent shockwaves among the residents.
The Wholesale Sugar Dealers' Association of Punjab has criticised the state government for its decision to impose 11% entry tax on sugar coming from other states and threatened to shut wholesale sugar shops across the state on Friday if the entry tax is not rolled back.
The simmering factionalism in the local Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) unit between a group led by those faithful to Satinder Kaur Kariha and family, and those backing the second group led by SAD leader Charanjeet Singh Brar is out in the open with the two groups holding separate meetings and indulging in gamesmanship. Brar is the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
A 54-year-old Class 4 employee with the Jalandhar municipal corporation ended his life by hanging himself from a column beam in the local cremation ground near Chuggiti in the city on Wednesday morning.
Aimed at battling inflation and sub-standard quality of essential goods in the market, a group of enterprising villagers has opened a 'mall' here, selling a wide range of products at attractive discounts.
With arrest of one person, the city police claim to have busted a blind murder case of Jiwan Lal (44), a resident of Butta village whose dead body was found in an abandoned plot near Wadala Chowk in Nakodar road of city on April 30.
A 28-year-old mason on Monday allegedly killed his wife suspecting her of having an illicit relationship with a man at Sheetal Nagar locality of the city.
At a time when the maize crop is ready for the harvest, wild animals have caused significant damages to the crop in various villages of Phillaur subdivision in the district in the past one month.
The Centre's reported move to audit wheat procurement in Punjab has not gone down well with chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
The Indian Army has decided to start a provisional Service Selection Centre (North) at Kapurthala in Punjab from October 1, Commander-in-Chief of Western Command Lt General K J Singh on Sunday said.
The much-awaited Rs 2,000-crore four-laning project on the Jalandhar-Barnala highway has moved a step closer to execution, with the administration of three districts giving no-objection certificates (NOCs) to the central public works department, the executing agency, under the Forest Rights Act.
Squarely blaming the Congress party for putting financial burden on the state, the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said the Congress has no moral right to demand a ‘white paper’ on this matter.
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.
The national executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Scheduled Caste (SC) Morcha fell short of the hype generated due to the meeting venue being the Dalit-dominated Doaba region.
Students who appeared in the recently held PhD entrance examination of Punjab Technical University (PTU) along with their parents have raised questions over the way test was conducted, pointing to gross mismanagement.