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.
Police on Thursday claimed to have solved the murder of a 10-year-old boy with the arrest of his uncle. The victim, a native of Bihar, was sodomised before being strangled to death here on Monday. His body was found in his room. A first information report (FIR) had been registered on the basis of the statement of the victim's father.
The reports that BJP is eyeing to expand its political base in Punjab be with our without alliance partner SAD, got more strength on Thursday with now Union Minister Venkiah Naidu publicly telling to its cadres to get ready as the party has some special plans for Punjab.
Launching a blistering attack on the Congress for calling the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a party of "a few big corporates", Union minister for urban development and parliamentary affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said it was the Congress that had nurtured the corporates in a big way.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Punjab State Human Rights commission (PSHRC) to take action into the case of 35 missing children - 24 girls and 11 boys - who were missing under mysterious circumstances, some from as long as January 2013.
Claiming that there is diversion of funds allocated for the welfare of Dalits in Punjab too like in many other states, BJP's national president for Scheduled Castes (SC) Morcha Dushyant Kumar Gautam on Wednesday said the NDA government is soon developing a mechanism to stop such diversion of funds from the SC welfare schemes by the states.
A 10-year-old boy was sodomised before being strangulated to death at Laxmi Nagar locality of the city on Monday, police said.
With the arrest of seven persons, including a Nigerian national and two Delhi-based property dealers with heroin and drug money on Saturday, the district rural police are eyeing to bust a drug syndicate operating in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and the national capital.