04 Apr 2012
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has questioned over a petition seeking the quashing of Punjab government decision to appoint Sumedh Singh Saini as state DGP.
19 Mar 2012
In order to woo Hindu voters in Punjab, the Congress has appointed Abohar MLA Sunil Jakhar as the legislative party leader in state assembly. However Jakhar is yet to get official confirmation in this regard.
19 Mar 2012
The underperformance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in recently concluded assembly elections in Punjab has forced the party to find out the reasons behind the poor show. The saffron party won 12 seats in 2012 while its tally was 19 in 2007 assembly polls.
17 Mar 2012
The industrialists of Punjab are disgruntled with the Union Budget-2012 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.
15 Mar 2012
Punjab government on Wednesday appointed Rakesh Singh, a 1978 batch Punjab cadre IAS officer as the new Chief Secretary of Punjab replacing SC Agrawal.
06 Nov 2011
Over 1,500 scientists across the globe participated in the 52nd Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI) organized by the Punjab University between November 3 and 6.
07 Mar 2012
With SAD-BJP making its way to glory in Punjab for the second consecutive term, another history has been scripted in the assembly election 2012 in Punjab. Out of the total 93 women candidates contesting the 117-seat Punjab Assembly polls, for the first time 14 emerged victorious. Till now a maximum of 9 women candidates managed to get into the assembly. Six women candidates each of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and opposition Congress and two of BJP were successful this time to secure victories.
22 Oct 2011
Nearly a dozen prisoners lodged in various jails of Punjab are forced to stay behind the bars even after completing their sentence as nobody is willing to give their bail without which no convict can be released.
20 Oct 2011
Taking tough stand against tainted Punjab police personnel, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the state government to remove all convicted cops and submit a report in this regard.
22 Feb 2012
Addressing a visiting Canadian delegation to Amritsar, Chairman of Amritsar Chapter of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Suneet Kochhar highlighted the future business prospects of ‘Tourism and Hospitality’ sector with Canada. He was addressing a Canadian delegation at the seminar organized by CII.