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.
02 Sep 2011
The global economic meltdown which posed a string of problems for several nations has come as a silver lining for the industries of Punjab. Non-Resident Indians (NRI) of Punjab based in western countries in wake of the global recession are finding it more wise to invest in their native state. As a result, the investments by NRIs have not only boosted the Punjab’s economy but also provided shot in the arm to the state industries.
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.
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.
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.
16 Jan 2012
Protesting against the expulsion of Gurpratap Singh Tikka and Senior Deputy Mayor Ajaybeer Pal Singh Randhawa, eight senior office bearers of Shiromani Akali Dal Youth Wing have tendered their resignation.
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.