Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday clarified that the BJP was part of the cabinet meeting that took the decision to levy entry tax on sugar in the state. The BJP had alleged that the party was kept in the dark on the decision.
The district police on Tuesday booked Sukhraj Singh, driver of a private school van, on the charge of molesting a teacher. Suraj Pal, station house officer (SHO) of Chrik police station, said the victim, a resident of Madeeran Wala Nawan village under Baghapurana subdivision in the district, told the local police that the driver molested her aboard the van when she was going home on December 24, 2014.
A day after its alliance partner BJP expressed dissatisfaction over SAD not taking it into confidence before imposing an entry tax on sugar, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asserted that each and every decision to govern the state was taken collectively.
Three owners of two educational centres in Patiala and Mansa districts were arrested on Monday for issuing fake degrees of Nagaland-based Global Open University.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today hailed Narendra Modi-led NDA government's performance in the past one year, saying he has done "wonders" in a short span of time which the Congress "could never do even in two decades."
The residents of Jhumba village on Sunday morning damaged a liquor vend alleging that the vend was causing nuisance for the residents and despite repeated requests the vend was not removed.
The police have booked three people for allegedly murdering a man because one of the accused suspected that the victim was having illicit relations with his wife.
A Punjab police head constable has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the drug trade, police said on Sunday.
The police are yet to trace a state-level hockey player who has been 'missing' since May 16. Sandeep Kaur (13), a student of Class 9 at Sahibzada Fateh Singh School here, was staying with her grandparents. Sandeep's mother had died some time back and her father works as a labourer in Sangrur.
The officials of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), who had gone to conduct a raid to check power theft in Bhagi Wander village on Saturday morning, were attacked by the residents after the officials found some of them indulging in theft of power.
Justices TPS Mann and Lisa Gill, judges of the Punjab and Haryana high court, on Saturday, jointly inaugurated the new sub-divisional level judicial court in Jaitu town of the district.
Penury dulls sensibilities and in a shocking instance of this, a 54-year-old Dalit man has been chained in his own house by his wife and children for over six months now at Lopo village under Nihal Singh Wala subdivision, 25 km from the district headquarter.
Union minister for food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here on Friday that the NDA government’s one-year rule at the Centre has pulled the country out of the quagmire of corruption.
Slamming the Congress for demanding the President's Rule in the state, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said the demand was "totally baseless, absurd and without any legal sanctity".
The district social security department has disbursed Rs 2.6 crore as financial help to 52,258 elderly people across the district under the Punjab government's old age pension scheme.