HARPREET BAJWA 

Punjab: Amit Shah to sound poll bugle with rally in Capt Amarinder Singh bastion

Amarinder’s wife Preneet Kaur, who is the sitting Congress Member of Parliament from the constituency, is also expected to join the BJP in the rally.

17 Jan 2023

Snow leopard count is rising, points first-time study

On Wednesday, the wild cat was spotted in Chicham village in Kibber area in the high-altitude cold desert, the first sighting of the season.

30 Dec 2022

Don’t make it a hobby to block roads, Mann tells Punjab farmer unions

The agitating farmers have put up blockades similar to the ones in the year-long agitation in Delhi at six places across Punjab. As a result, highways are blocked.

19 Nov 2022

Chandigarh Diary: ‘No Diwali gifts please’, officers put up notices

The photo went viral on social media and netizens termed it as setting a ‘wrong precedent’ of including family.

26 Oct 2022

Rift in Punjab Congress widens as another MLA slams state party chief

Another party MLA Sandeep Jakhar from Abohar had already slammed Warring for ‘publicly rebuking’ a fellow legislator. 

31 Aug 2022

Punjab: Sukhbir Badal should step down as party chief, say SAD leaders

In the assembly elections, the Shiromani Akali Dalcould win only three seats.

10 Aug 2022

Wedding bells again for Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann

This will be Mann’s second marriage. Gurpreet (32) completed her MBBS from Maharishi Markandeshwar University at Mullana in Haryana in 2018.

07 Jul 2022

Yet another Punjab bid to wean farmers off paddy cycle fails as DSR remains a nonstarter

The technique involves cutting down the traditional Puddled Transplanting of Rice method. The farmers’ unions held a meeting on Wednesday and decided to launch a struggle on the issue.

07 Jul 2022

Punjab government to run luxury buses to IGI Airport 

The move is apparently aimed at breaking the monopoly of private bus operators, including the companies owned by a prominent political family.

11 Jun 2022

Punjab: Bust drug mafia or face action, Mann tells cops

He also asked the officers to immediately swing into action in case someone lodges any complaint about drug trafficking. 

13 May 2022

Curfew in patiala after clash leaves four injured

Patiala district authorities on Friday imposed a curfew in the city after four people were injured in a clash and stone throwing during an anti-Khalistan protest.

30 Apr 2022

Punjab wheat grain shrivels up due to rising heat, Centre sends teams

The state cabinet on Wednesday appeal to the Union government to relax procurement norms without any value cut since the farmers are already suffering on account of lower yields.

14 Apr 2022