High Court has issued a notice of motion for October 6 to Punjab Wakf board over dispossession of a land in Nurmahal.
Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by their leaders, launched the 'Swatch Bharat Saptah', Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleaning the country, in the city on Thursday. However, the drive failed to save them from the wrath of the residents of the city.
The Sadar police have booked Manjit Singh Rattu, a resident of Ramuwal village, and chief editor of a vernacular daily being published from Jalandhar, and his accomplice Kashmir Singh, a resident of Birpind, for cheating, breach of trust and criminal conspiracy.
Direct seeding of rice (DSR) and paddy straw management were the major issues at the Kisan Mela held in the city on Thursday. The mela, organised by the agriculture department in association with the Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA), began with a message of 'save environment, say no to burn paddy straw'.
One of the security cars of renowned bollywood film actress Shilpa Shetty met with an accident at Jalandhar-Amritsar national highway near Beas toll plaza on Thursday.
The “secret” appointment of Kittu Grewal, a 2012 Adampur assembly election rebel, as Punjab Pradesh Mahila Congress president has stunned the camps of both state party president Partap Bajwa and Amritsar parliamentarian Captain Amarinder Singh.
Unidentified people robbed a sub-inspector Balwinder Kaur of two gold earrings and one ring when she was alone at her home in Sukhmani Avenue on the Barnala road here.
Former local bodies minister Jagjit Singh Chaudhary and former excise and taxation minister Sardul Singh, on Wednesday, accused the present SAD-BJP government of being anti-scheduled castes (SCs) and alleged that this government was deliberately ignoring issues pertaining to this community.
The city police raided the house of a prominent businessman late Tuesday on the suspicion of gambling there but the operation turned out to be a flop as information was leaked to the man before the raid.
With the aim of spreading awareness about the importance of sanitation and cleanliness at the gram sabha and gram panchayat level, the central government has decided to observe "Swatchh Panchayat Saptah" from September 25 to October 2 in the country.
Activists of Hindu right wing outfits on Wednesday held a protest against cow slaughter on railway tracks here, delaying the Amritsar-Mumbai Express by over an hour.
Revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia said here on Tuesday that a consolidated report of the undervaluation of the properties in deeds of registration done across the state during the last five years is ready and the department has issued instructions to the officials to recover the balance amount from the buyers.
The city police have booked a woman and her father for a marriage fraud with a Canada-based non-resident Indian (NRI) as she was already married to another man and had not taken divorce.
The Municipal Corporation (MC) carried out an anti-encroachment drive here on Tuesday, demolishing illegal buildings at various places within the city, but, during the drive, a woman building inspector was manhandled by a district-level politician at Sabowal village.
The Punjab agriculture department has failed to issue a notification declaring the new grain and vegetable market as the main yard, even though the market committee had sent a resolution to this effect, passed in 2009, to the authorities concerned.