10 Aug 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, who is on a visit to the US, has been served the summons issued by a US court in a human rights violation case for alleged torture of Sikhs in his state, according to petitioners.
30 Jan 2012
The Election Commission on Monday said that an estimated 70 percent polling in Punjab and 65 percent in Uttarakhand was recorded in assembly elections in both states.
22 Dec 2011
Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday asked Barnala administration to complete its probe into the FIR lodged against state secretary of People’s Party of Punjab and Sarpanch of Lohgadh Kulwant Singh within two months.
27 Dec 2011
Terming the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as not a true panth of Sikh, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee vice president Lal Singh said Captain Amrinder Singh is only panth in the state.
26 Sep 2011
In a bid to save historical heritage sites and control pollution by regulating the traffic system, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana and Punjab to develop car free zones in all the districts. To check the air pollution, the HC has also asked them to use eco-friendly rickshaws as means of commutation.
20 Jan 2012
The Ludhiana (Central) seat has become a question of prestige for both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress contenders as state Health Minister Satpal Gosain (BJP) and Surinder Dabar of Congress are facing each other for the third time.
12 Jan 2012
At a time when the Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is trying to woo Dalits in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is working hard to win the support of Dalit community in Punjab. Trying to dent the vote bank of the Congress in Punjab, the BSP has been making concerted efforts to keep its poll calculations correct.
21 Aug 2011
In order to free the youth caught in the quagmire of liquor drinking, Dainik Jagran has taken initiative that woke up the Punjab government from deep slumber. The government has decided to constitute a task force to curb liquor drinking among the youth.
25 Dec 2011
Settling political scores over arch rivals Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajawadi Party, BJP president Nitin Gadkari said that the people of Uttar Pradesh must give the party an opportunity to change the face of the state.
24 Dec 2011
The Punjab government on Saturday announced to hike the salary of state home guards by Rs 1500 ahead of the implementation of model code of conduct in the state following the announcement of poll schedule for assembly elections.