16 Oct 2011
Ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, the strain between the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) - Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has come into notice that has set alarm bell ringing for the BJP in the state which is reeling under pressure regarding distribution of tickets.
20 Apr 2012
To provide basic amenities in urban areas,Punjab government will establish State Urban Development Mission (SUDM) which is an overreaching body to execute programmes and policies for the future.
23 Feb 2013
Over 70 percent of the eligible voters cast their ballots on Saturday in the by-election to Moga Assembly constituency in Punjab, where the main fight is between the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and main opposition Congress.
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.
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.
15 Apr 2011
Punjab might be feeling pinch for getting ranked at 21 in literacy rate but the state has a reason to smile for doing well in the field of female education, registering 71.3 per cent literacy rate.