Harpreet Bajwa

Canadian PM Trudeau, family pay obeisance at Golden temple wearing traditional Punjabi clothes

Trudeau and his family landed at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here from Mumbai and headed straight for the shrine to offer prayers.

21 Feb 2018

Punjab CM raises Khalistan issue with Trudeau; gets assurance that Canada did not support any separatist movement

Amarinder had refused to meet Canadian defence minister last year and even dubbed him and other ministers of Punjab-origin in the Trudeau government as Khalistani sympathisers.

21 Feb 2018

Punjab woman castrates husband for having an extramarital affair

A case of attempt to murder has been registered against Kaur who is housewife on the complaint of her father-in-law and she has been arrested. The couple have two sons from their marriage.

20 Feb 2018

Former Punjab CM Rajinder Kaur Bhattal angles for Shakot ticket, eyes Cabinet berth

Former Punjab Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal is believed to be angling for a Congress ticket to contest the Shakot Assembly by-election and even eyeing a Cabinet berth in case she wins.

18 Feb 2018

Punjab government schools: Back in the classroom for love of teaching

In times when around 500 junior school teachers from Punjab government schools go abroad every year and do not return and almost 1,500 teachers with Junior Basic Training qualifications leave because

18 Feb 2018

Big bucks and social media make dog fights in Punjab and Haryana a big draw

Dog fights, secretly held in farmhouses across Punjab and Haryana, are drawing in enthusiasts by the dozen with pictures and videos being uploaded on Facebook and WhatsApp.

18 Feb 2018

Chandigarh diary

The Punjab government agreed to meet all demands, including the payment of previous arrears of `17.94 crore, of the Panjab University (PU) at a recent Board of Finance meeting

18 Feb 2018

Punjab Police launches social media pages to counter criminals; rolls out CCTNS project

The Punjab Police today launched it’s Facebook page, Twitter account and YouTube channel to counter the growing threat of gangsters and criminals.

13 Feb 2018

Our ties with BJP are rock solid, all differences are media-created: Sukhbir

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal has said that his party’s alliance with the BJP is permanent and all talk about differences has been created by the media. Excerpts from his interview with
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11 Feb 2018

Amarinder trying to bring back trusted aide as adviser

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is determined to bring back his trusted lieutenant, former Chief Principal Secretary (CPS) Suresh Kumar, through the back door.

11 Feb 2018

Rajiv Gandhi’s role in 1984 Anti-Sikh riots would be revealed now: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal

Giving details about the action taken by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the SAD president said the union government has written to the SIT Chairman to investigate new facts.

11 Feb 2018

Finally, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh is ready to meet Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Amarinder Singh said that he is looking forward to meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who will be visiting India from February 17 to 23.

09 Feb 2018

Chandigarh diary: Rose festival, naming and shaming power defaulters, online system for RLA

The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has decided to hold helicopter rides yet again for the second consecutive year at the Rose Festival from February 23 to 25.

07 Feb 2018

Difficult to change societal norms: Khaps

Khaps remain defiant despite SC proposal to form a panel to deal with honour killings, intervention in marriages.

06 Feb 2018

Wildlife numbers on the rise in Punjab

In news that will hearten animal lovers and conservationists, the wildlife population in Punjab is on the rise.

04 Feb 2018