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12000 Punjab farmers have been complaining since J&K lost special status; here's why

The farmers spread across Fazilka, Ferozepur, Tarantarn, Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Pathankot districts in Punjab have a reason to feel let down...

13 Aug 2019

Ex-AAP MLA Phoolka says he is ready to return Padma Shri if Badal, Saini arrested

Phoolka said that he would return the Padma Shri the very next day if Badal (Senior) and Sani are arrested.

12 Aug 2019

532 Kg heroin worth Rs 2,700 crores smuggled through Pakistan seized at Attari border

The heroin was being smuggled from Pakistan in a consignment of rock salt which was ordered by a local trader.

03 Jul 2019

Punjab govt schools to screen English cartoon movies to improve students' language skills

The objective behind the programme is to provide the students with a spontaneous and entertaining way of learning English language.

01 Jul 2019

No online food order to be delivered in Punjab without hygiene rating

Giving three months for compliance, the Minister said after the deadline no online food order will be delivered in Punjab without the hygiene rating.

30 May 2019

Sacrilege cases: IGP Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh back to take forward SIT probe

The IG had been posted to Counter Intelligence after he was shifted out for alleged violation of the model of code conduct, a charge which even the Chief Minister had stated as incorrect.

27 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Both Jat, non-Jat votes to decide fate of heavy-weight candidates in Faridabad

It is the clash of the old rivals once again, where Krishan Pal Gurjar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting against four-time MP Avtar Singh Bhadana of the Congress.

11 May 2019

Farmers' distress, unemployment among Aam Aadmi Party's 11-point election manifesto for Punjab

The manifesto also seeks to reduce and simplify GST rate, thus offering relief to a large number of traders/ industrialists in the state.

09 May 2019

'Rohtak-Sonepat Ki Chaudhar' is Hooda father-son duo's winning pitch this Lok Sabha election

In the neighbouring constituency of Rohtak, Hooda’s son Deepender, a sitting MP from the constituency is looking forward to his fourth term.

09 May 2019

Lok Sabha election: Local Issues take a back seat in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal

The BJP's chances of retaining the Kurukshetra seat looks slim as the party is facing backlash due to the sitting MP Raj Kumar Saini's comments on the Jat quota agitation.

09 May 2019

Won't take liar Bhagwant Mann into Congress even if he begged: Amarinder Singh

Addressing a press meet, he said, Mann was making baseless allegations against the Congress out of sheer desperation.

08 May 2019

Punjab CM blames Centre as shortage of gunnysacks hits wheat procurement

The state is facing a shortage of 1.65 crore gunnysacks even as wheat procurement is at its peak amid influx of wheat into mandis across Punjab. 

06 May 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman dubs BJP's online volunteers as 'Social Media Jawans'

The volunteers should also detail the benefits given to various sections of society through welfare schemes launched by the BJP government at the Centre, the Defence Minister said.

31 Mar 2019

Majority of farmers in Punjab under debt, 919 farmer suicides in last two years

The Congress, in its election manifesto, had promised to waive off all farm loans but it scaled down the eligibility criteria when it came to power.

21 Mar 2019

Remove ‘adverse' remarks from Annual Performance Report of Haryana babu Ashok Khemka: HC

Khemka posted as principal secretary of the state sports department had asked the court to expunge the remarks made by Haryana CM in his Annual Confidential Report as it hampered his promotion.

18 Mar 2019