As expected, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday named comedian-turned-politician Bhagwant Mann as its Lok Sabha candidate from the Sangrur parliamentary seat.
The local police claimed to have arrested a smuggler from the Punjab-Haryana border near Rajpura on Monday. The suspect has been identified as Parveen Kumar, a resident of Maluat in Muktsar district.
The State Bank of Patiala has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mahindra and Mahindra Limited for vehicle finance.
The district health department conducted a surprise raid on Navjivani School for Special Children at the Sular road here on Monday and seized thousands of packets of expired fruit juice from its stores.
Bringing laurels to her village and entire Punjab, a one-legged contestant of India’s Got Talent-5, Subhreet Kaur Ghumman, remained among the top four contenders in this national competition, telecast on a national television channel late Saturday.
Burying the hatchet, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party leadership on Sunday put up a united show to kickstart the poll campaign of Deepinder Singh Dhillon.
Sarabjit Singh Khalsa, son of Beant Singh, one of the two assassins of prime minister Indira Gandhi, joined the Bahujan Samaj Party here on Sunday.
Under the special drive of the Election Commission of India, the district administration held a voter registration camp at booth level, which drew huge response from youngsters.
Holland, one of the leading flower seed importing country, trusts Indian seeds more as compared to China.
The will of the political masters to meet demand at any cost before the last assembly elections has bled the power corporation of Rs.
1,741 crore in three years.
Known as grain-bowl of the country, Punjab is now selling wheat fodder to dairy farmers and paper mills to meet the rising demand in the other states of the country.
In a blatant violation of the Punjab and Haryana high court order, a marriage palace in the factory area here has started operating illegally again, while the Patiala municipal corporation authorities have been acting as mute spectators.
In the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, Vijay Inder Singla was termed as a political greenhorn when Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi pitted him against two former union ministers — Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Lok Bhalai Party chief Balwant Singh Ramoowalia. Singla not only proved his detractors wrong by winning the elections but also silenced his critics by bringing several important projects to this backward district of the Malwa region.
Even though the Punjabi University authorities claimed to have adequate funds to meet its expenses but the poor financial condition of the university can be gauged from the fact that it has failed to pay its employees, both teaching and non-teaching, their salaries for February till date.
The Patiala police claimed to have solved a murder case of a home guard police personnel, who was found dead on February 10. The wife of personnel and her alleged paramour have been held for the murder.