A witness in the cable operator suicide case of April 28, Gurdev Singh Bhullar has moved a local court seeking directions to the Special Investigating Team (SIT) for recording his statement in the case.
The Nation Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Moga administration to ensure that the identification of the accused nabbed by police is done by the victim’s family.
The Punjab leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday gave party president Amit Shah a deeper insight into their "dukh-dard" (pain) and questioned the logic of staying in an unhappy marriage with the Akalis.
The BJP's nationwide 'Maha Sampark Abhiyan', which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 1, also got off the ground in Punjab.
Two security personnel accompanying BJP chief Amit Shah entered the Golden Temple complex with weapons in their hip holsters, which is against the ‘maryada’ (tenets) of the shrine.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah offered Punjab's saffron leaders no immediate solution to the problems with ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) but his assurance that the party high-command understood their agony is some consolation.
In juxtapose to its previous practice of shaming the defaulters of house tax dues by beating of ‘dhol’, especially close to the end of the financial year, the Amritsar municipal corporation has now decided to be strict but people friendly.
British historian and a philosopher professor Arnold Toynbee has aptly remarked, “Mankind’s religious future may be obscure yet one thing can be foreseen — the living higher religions are going to influence each other more than ever before in the days of increasing communication between all parts of the world and all branches of human race. In this coming religious debate, the Sikh religion and its scriptures, The Adi Granth, will have something of special value to say to the rest of the world.”
As much as 83,580 metric tonnes of wheat arrived at 92 mandis in the district by Thursday evening, of which 57,572 metric tonnes were procured by various government agencies and private traders.
After missing out on the anti-drug public rally in January, BJP national president Amit Shah will make his first visit to Punjab after the installation of the Modi government in New Delhi.
The Akal Takht has taken a serious note of the Guru Granth Sahib being printed in two parts instead of as a single entity. The issue was brought to the notice of takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh by members of the Sant Samaj in a memorandum submitted to him.
A pregnant 21-year-old resident of Bundala village in the district gave birth to a baby boy on the road, before succumbing to her injuries at Jandiala Guru on Thursday after the motorcycle she was riding pillion was hit by a rashly-driven tractor-trolley.
The relief material arranged by the Shiromani Gurdawra Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) was air lifted by an Indian Air Force (IAF) place from the Chandigarh airport on Thursday for the earthquake hit families of Nepal.
The Akal Takht has taken a serious note of the Guru Granth Sahib being printed in two parts instead of as a single entity.
A four-member committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) visited some of the earthquake affected areas of Kathmandu and set up a relief camp at Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar in Kathmandu.