26 Sep 2012
An estimated 36,000 tonnes of grain has gone bad at the various storage facilities of the state-run Food Corp of India (FCI) since 2008, enough to feed 80 million people at a per capita consumption of 440 grams, fresh data reveals.
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.
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.
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.
15 May 2011
The Union government announced five rupees hike in petrol prices on Saturday. The hike will be financially detrimental for people in Punjab as they will have to burn a bigger hole in their pockets for petrol.
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.
19 May 2011
It’s difficult to assess whether unemployment or the attraction of police uniform drove these women to the test centers here, but it’s true that 40 newly-married and three pregnant women turned up on Wednesday to appear in the fitness test for recruitment as constables in Punjab Police.
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.