As many as 50 workers of Hindu Jagriti Manch and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday tried to stop Delhi-Lahore bus at PAP Chowk, Jalandhar in protest against Pakistan's 'involvement' in Gurdaspur terror attack.
Around 50 BJP workers tried to stop Delhi-Lahore bus in PAP chowk against Pakistan over Gurdaspur terror attack around 1pm in Jalandhar on Tuesday.
It was a moment of joy for students of IVY World School when ace cricketer Harbhajan Singh, fondly known as 'Bhajji', reached the school to inaugurate 'Harbhajan Singh Cricket Academy' with the motive to groom young cricketing talent and enable them to pursue a professional career in cricket.
The security has been beefed in entire state after a high alert was issued, following the terror attack in Gurdaspur on Monday morning.
Unidentified persons struck at an automated teller machine (ATM) of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) at Bhikhowal village in the district in the wee hours of Sunday and decamped with Rs 4.17 lakh.
Police on Saturday arrested two youths for gangraping a 17-year-old girl and making a video of the crime at Ekta Nagar locality here on Friday night.
The campaign started by Phagwara municipal corporation (MC) to remove illegal encroachments has been a failure, as vendors with illegal stalls who had been removed from outside the bus stand by the authorities on Friday evening have again installed their stalls and shops at same place in less than 24 hours.
Due to the tussle between the staff of IK Gujral-Punjab Technical University (IKG-PTU) and government over the issue of transferring of corpus funds to build Maharaja Ranjit Singh Technical University in Bathinda, students of hundreds of state institutions affiliated with the university are suffering unnecessarily.
A crucial hurdle in setting up commercial airport at the Adampur air force station has been cleared, with the Union defence ministry on Friday giving no-objection certificate (NOC) to start commercial flights from the air base.
A day after former minister and Jalandhar (Central) MLA Manoranjan Kalia levelled serious allegations of misappropriation of election funds against veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Himachal Shanta Kumar, the Punjab unit of the party on Friday disassociated itself from the charges.
The city police remained on their toes for hours on Thursday night after two unidentified persons kidnapped two boys, aged 13 and 6, from Hargobind Nagar locality of the city, then made a ransom call of Rs 2 crore and finally abandoned the minors at different locations.
The education department has dismissed a government school lecturer posted at Government Senior Secondary School, Muthada Khurd, in the district after he remained absent from duty for about two years.
Senior Congress leader and former deputy speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Bir Devinder Singh on Thursday said non-resident Punjabis were showing stiff resistance to the Shiromani Akali Dal leaders, currently on a “goodwill” visit to North America to mobilise support of the Punjabi diaspora in favour of the party for the 2017 assembly elections in the state as they were utterly disillusioned with the government.
Jalandhar central MLA and BJP leader Manoranjan Kalia in an open letter to senior party leader Shanta Kumar has accused him of misappropriating the election funds collected from Punjab for his election from Kangra during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
All promises by the government to provide relief to maize farmers has fallen flat after authorities have failed to run four newly-established maize dryers in the Doaba region even after their timely completion.