A Home Guards jawan opened fire at a worker employed with a dhaba at Panam on Chandigarh Road, 3 kilometres from Garhshankar, late Saturday after he was asked to pay bill for the food that he and his colleague had there.
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday said the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre is out to ruin farmers of Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, the states which have been feeding the entire nation.
As many as 67 persons, including several women, from the city are stranded in the quake-hit city of Kathmandu in Nepal. The tourist contingent had left for Nepal on April 20 and was to return next Tuesday.
A decomposed body of a 51-year-old farmer of Maujipur village in Garhshankar sub-division of the district was recovered from the bush near his fields on Saturday morning. The farmer, Ram Singh, was missing since April 20.
The uncertainty over counselling for postgraduate (PG) admissions to MD/MS courses in medical colleges across Punjab is unlikely to dissipate as the Punjab government has moved the supreme court (SC) against the April 13 decision of the Punjab and Haryana high court that has quashed the residence-based quota.
Five persons engaged as painters in a newly constructed house at New Gautam Nagar locality of the city suffered serious burns on Friday after combustible material caught fire. Three of the victims were in a critical condition.
Two weeks after registering a case against a 30-year-old woman of Saroopwal village in the district for allegedly killing her two daughters and nephew over a period of two months last year, mystery has deepened after the post-mortem report found no physical injuries on the body of the two-year-old infant.
A district court on Thursday acquitted Babbar Khalsa International activist Narain Singh Chaura and two others of charges of murder of Pardhan Singh, a dera head of Baddon who was shot dead on May 16, 2010.
The police have booked 15 members of the Satkar Committee who allegedly beat up three gurdwara priests (granthis) with baseball bats at Pamman village in Kapurthala district, when they were coming from Shahkot after performing akhand path on March 29.
The medical board constituted to look into the alleged miscarriage of a government schoolteacher in police custody on March 22 has given clean chit to the police, maintaining that the miscarriage did not take place due to her detention.
A video showing a parent beating a school director in Jalandhar has gone viral on the social networking sites.
After having shifted the Guru Nanak Dev Municipal Library at least four times in the past five years from one place to another in the city, the Phagwara municipal corporation is now running the library from its lobby after it decided to provide the space where it was earlier housed to the offices of newly elected mayor, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor.
Already worried due to mounting losses due to untimely rain, farmers are being forced to sell their wheat production to private agents below the minimum support price (MSP) as government agencies are shying away from mandis in the district.
Scorching heat has taken its toll on Punjab roadway's HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) buses, as passengers are shunning them due to faulty air conditioning.
An illiterate 83-year-old rickshaw-puller, who succumbed to his injuries after having set himself ablaze on Saturday, was a pension activist who had assured some pensioners that he would provide them their due.