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.
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.
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.
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.
03 Sep 2011
In response to an RTI application, Police Commissioner’s office provided information that about 16,577 constables of Punjab Police became victim of various diseases since 2007. The list also includes constables who are suffering from diseases like AIDS and Hepatitis.