Articles about Punjab
16 May 2022India
The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
14 May 2022Politics
Congress's former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar sent shockwaves across the grand old party on Saturday by announcing his resignation from the party in a Facebook Live post.
09 May 2022India
The Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a drone coming from Pakistan that was carrying heroin in Punjab's Amritsar, officials said on Monday.
05 May 2022India
With 71 fresh COVID-19 cases being reported at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Punjab's Patiala on Wednesday, the number of positive cases has risen to 86, prompting authorities to declare the campus a containment zone.
30 Apr 2022India
The Punjab government on Saturday cracked the whip on the police, dismissing three top officers after two groups clashed during an anti-Khalistan march in Patiala on Friday, leaving four people injured.
25 Apr 2022Politics
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Monday visited schools and hospitals in the national capital to know about the "Delhi model" and implement it in Punjab.
22 Apr 2022India
Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PSCADB) has reportedly served arrest warrants to approximately 2,000 farmers who defaulted on their loans.
16 Apr 2022India
The common man in Punjab can breathe a sigh of relief as the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) state government has announced that domestic customers can get 300 units of free electricity starting July 1.
13 Apr 2022Lifestyle
Baisakhi is the first day of the month of Vaisakh in the Hindu calendar.
12 Apr 2022Lifestyle
Different states in India observe different religious New Year festivals with unique traditions every year in the month of April based on the Hindu calendar.
10 Apr 2022Politics
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's statements on Saturday about stopping the "brain drain" and a "plan to attract foreigners to apply for jobs" in the state drew sharp criticism.
01 Apr 2022Politics
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has moved an official resolution in the state Assembly on Friday calling for the immediate transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab to respect the people's sentiments and maintain harmony.
19 Mar 2022Politics
Punjab's Bhagwant Mann government on Saturday approved a proposal to create 25,000 government jobs in its first cabinet meeting.
17 Mar 2022Politics
Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced an anti-corruption helpline for the state.
16 Mar 2022Politics
After the landslide victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bhagwant Mann took oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Punjab.
16 Mar 2022Politics
In a two-line letter, Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered his resignation from his post.
11 Mar 2022Politics
After its huge victory in the Punjab elections, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on its "radar," said party leader Akshay Marathe.
After three decades, the Punjab state legislature will have no representation from the state's most powerful political dynasty, thanks to the Aam Aadmi Party's victory.
10 Mar 2022India
In a major setback to Congress, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has lost the assembly election from both seats he contested from.
As the election results are being announced on Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win the assembly elections in Goa, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.
The results of the assembly elections held in five states--Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa--will be declared on Thursday.
07 Mar 2022India
The Assembly elections in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur—concluded on Monday and the results will be declared on March 10.
06 Mar 2022India
In a shocking incident, five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed after one of them opened fire at his colleagues.
25 Feb 2022India
The Supreme Court has decided to review its verdict in a 1988 road rage case involving Congress party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu.
23 Feb 2022India
Most residential and industrial areas in Chandigarh have been facing a power outage for more than 36 hours, disrupting household life and work at hospitals and offices.
22 Feb 2022India
The government of Haryana has granted Z-Plus category security cover to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh—the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.
21 Feb 2022India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted fresh rainfall in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, and North Rajasthan over the next two days.
19 Feb 2022Politics
The Punjab Police has lodged a case against the state's Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress candidate Sidhu Moosewala—also a popular Punjabi singer—for violating the model code of conduct in Mansa district on Friday.
18 Feb 2022Politics
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday hit back at his political rivals for accusing him of supporting separatism in Punjab.
17 Feb 2022Politics
Two days before the assembly elections in Punjab, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged people to vote for Congress in the state and cautioned people against BJP's "divisive policies."
17 Feb 2022Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over his remark that he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiyas" enter the state.
16 Feb 2022Politics
Congress has landed into another controversy after Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiya" enter the state.
15 Feb 2022Politics
In another setback for Congress, former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar resigned from the party on Tuesday.
13 Feb 2022India
Dense fog is very likely to prevail in several regions of northern Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
11 Feb 2022India
A court in Punjab on Friday sent Bhupinder Singh "Honey" to judicial custody for 14 days in a case of illegal sand mining.
10 Feb 2022Politics
Former wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, famously known by his ring name "The Great Khali," joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in Delhi.
06 Feb 2022Politics
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's CM face for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.
06 Feb 2022India
The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that the ban on physical rallies in poll-bound states will continue. However, it eased restrictions for indoor and outdoor public meetings.
06 Feb 2022Politics
Ahead of Congress' chief ministerial face announcement in Punjab, state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said everyone would abide by the party leader Rahul Gandhi's decision.