Punjab: News

20 Apr 2024


Punjab: Toddler vomits blood after eating expired chocolates, hospitalized

A one-and-a-half-year-old girl from Ludhiana, Punjab, vomited blood and had to be rushed to the hospital after she ate expired chocolates.

14 Apr 2024

Afzal Guru

Sarabjit Singh's killer Amir Sarfaraz shot dead in Lahore 

Amir Sarfaraz, who was convicted in the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh, was shot dead by 'unknown' individuals in Lahore on Sunday, according to India Today.

13 Apr 2024


Pakistan: Gunmen abduct, kill 9 bus passengers after checking ID 

In a shocking incident in Noshki, Pakistan, nine residents of Punjab were kidnapped and later killed by unidentified armed assailants.

13 Apr 2024


Celebrating Baisakhi: Honoring tradition, community, and harvest

Every spring, the vibrant festival of Baisakhi brings a burst of color and energy to the Indian subcontinent.

11 Apr 2024

Bahujan Samaj Party

Son of Indira Gandhi's assassin joins Punjab election race

The son of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassin, Beant Singh, has announced his candidacy for the Punjab parliamentary elections.

09 Apr 2024

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh married; has a son? Friends spill beans

From collaborating with international artists to making waves in his acting journey, Diljit Dosanjh is riding high on success.

27 Mar 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, AAP's lone MP joins BJP

The lone Lok Sabha MP of the Aam Aadmi Party, Sushil Kumar Rinku, and Jalandhar West MLA Sheetal Angural joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi on Wednesday.

2024 polls: BJP to contest all 13 seats in Punjab 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to contest independently from all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab.

25 Mar 2024

Sunil Jakhar

After Delhi, will Punjab's excise policy be under scanner?

Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party President Sunil Jakhar has said that a party delegation will petition the Election Commission of India for a probe into the state's excise policy.

23 Mar 2024

Indian Penal Code

Punjab: 21 killed after consuming spurious liquor in Sangrur

The death toll in Sangrur, Punjab, due to suspected consumption of spurious liquor reached 21 on Saturday.

22 Mar 2024

Sidhu Moose Wala

Sidhu Moose Wala's parents grab a spot on Times Square

The family of the late Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala recently celebrated the arrival of a new baby boy. Moose Wala's parents, Balkaur Singh and Charan Kaur, named their newborn Shubhdeep in honor of his late brother Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu (Moose Wala).

20 Mar 2024

Sidhu Moose Wala

Centre questions legality of IVF treatment for Moose Wala's mother

The Union Health Ministry has raised legal concerns regarding the IVF treatment received by Charan Singh—late singer Sidhu Moose Wala's mother—at the age of 58.

20 Mar 2024

Bhagwant Mann

Sidhu Moose Wala's father levels harassment accusations against Punjab government

Balkaur Singh, the father of the late Punjabi singer-rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, has publicly leveled accusations of harassment against the Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government.

19 Mar 2024

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif triggers controversy after chairing Punjab government meeting

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday stirred up a storm by presiding over three administrative meetings of the Punjab government.

18 Mar 2024


Indians stuck in Russia seek PM's help in video appeal

A group of men from Punjab and Haryana have issued a fresh video plea seeking help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging they were deceived into enlisting in the Russian Army and engaging in the Ukraine conflict.

14 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Preneet Kaur, wife of ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, joins BJP

A year after being ousted from the Congress, Patiala MP Preneet Kaur officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi on Thursday.

14 Mar 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

LS polls: AAP releases names of 8 candidates for Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released its first list of eight candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Punjab.

14 Mar 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers' mahapanchayat at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan today, traffic jams likely 

After camping at Delhi's borders for a month, protesting farmers are set to march into the national capital on Thursday to take part in the "Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat" at Ramlila Maidan.

11 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Haryana section of India's first 8-lane expressway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Haryana section of the Dwarka Expressway, which was constructed at an approximate cost of Rs. 4,100 crore.

10 Mar 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers' bodies call nationwide 'rail roko' protest today

Farmers, who resumed marching toward Delhi on March 6, will be holding a nationwide "rail roko" (stop trains) agitation for four hours on Sunday.

08 Mar 2024


Superintendent of Dibrugarh jail, housing Amritpal Singh, arrested for 'laxity'

The Dibrugarh Central Jail superintendent in Assam has been arrested for negligence after electronic devices were found in the possession of pro-Khalistani preacher Amritpal Singh and his aides.

06 Mar 2024


7 Indians from Punjab, Haryana 'tricked' into joining Russian Army

At least seven men from Punjab and Haryana have claimed they were deceived into enlisting in the Russian military to fight in Ukraine while visiting Russia as tourists.

04 Mar 2024

Indian Railways

Runaway freight train: Station master, 3 others terminated

Four Indian Railways employees were fired on Monday concerning an incident wherein a 53-wagon freight train traveled unattended for 84 km from Jammu to Punjab on February 25.

28 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest: Punjab, Haryana battle fuel shortage amid supply crunch

The ongoing farmers' protest has triggered an unprecedented fuel crisis in Punjab and Haryana, with the supply of diesel and cylinder gas severely affected in both states.

27 Feb 2024


Sidhu Moose Wala's parents expecting baby soon: Reports

The parents of the late Punjabi singer Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, better known as Sidhu Moose Wala, are expecting a baby, family members have reportedly revealed.

25 Feb 2024

Indian Railways

Goods train runs driverless for 80km from Jammu to Punjab

A goods train reportedly traveled nearly 80 kilometers without a driver, reaching speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour before being stopped near Unchi Bassi in Punjab's Dasuya on Sunday.

24 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Protesting farmers pause 'Delhi Chalo' march till February 29

Farmer leaders announced on Friday that the future course of action regarding their "Delhi Chalo" march will be decided next Thursday (February 29).

22 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Who was Shubkaran Singh: 22-year-old who died during farmers' protest

The death of a 22-year-old Punjab farmer during the "Delhi Chalo" protests has sparked condemnation from farmer leaders.

22 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP, Congress finalize seat-sharing formula for Lok Sabha polls: Reports

The Aam Aadmi Party and Congress have reportedly reached an agreement on seat-sharing for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi.

22 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march paused for 2 days after farmer's death

Farmer leaders have put the "Delhi Chalo" march on hold for two days after a protester was killed during clashes with the police at the Haryana-Punjab border.

21 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest resumes today: Traffic restrictions at Delhi, NCR borders

The "Delhi Chalo" farmers' protest march continued on Wednesday, following the failure of four rounds of talks with the Centre.

21 Feb 2024

Minimum Support Price

Centre calls for talks, farmers tear-gassed at Punjab-Haryana border 

The Centre on Wednesday urged protesting farmers to hold the fifth round of talks, even as the agitators resumed their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

AAP candidate 'validly elected' mayor: SC on Chandigarh mayoral polls 

In a big win for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Supreme Court on Tuesday declared its candidate Kuldeep Kumar as the "validly elected" mayor of Chandigarh.

20 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march to resume on Wednesday after talks fail

Farmers participating in the "Delhi Chalo" protest have turned down the Centre's new five-year plan for minimum support prices (MSP).

19 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers put protest on hold after Centre proposes MSP plan

The protesting farmers have put their "Delhi Chalo" march on hold after the Centre proposed a new five-year plan for the minimum support price (MSP) for their crops.

17 Feb 2024

Piyush Goyal

Centre's 4th round of talks with farmers on Sunday

The Centre will likely hold the fourth round of talks with protesting farmers on Sunday.

16 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers to join widespread 'chakka jam'

Several farmers' unions have called for a "Bharat Bandh" on Friday, in solidarity with the "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

15 Feb 2024


Journey through India's martial arts heritage

India, with its diverse cultural tapestry, has a long and storied history of martial arts that evolved over centuries.

15 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Gramin Bharat Bandh tomorrow: See what's open and what's closed

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and central trade unions have announced a Gramin Bharat Bandh nationwide strike on Friday, in solidarity with the farmers' march to Delhi.

15 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Protest Day 3: 'Rail roko' across Punjab today

The Bharatiya Kisan Union-Ugrahan (BKU-Ugrahan) has announced a "rail roko" (stop trains) protest in Punjab from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Thursday, even as the farmer leaders get ready to hold talks with the Centre.

14 Feb 2024

Central Government

Farmers resume 'Delhi Chalo' march after a day of chaos

Protesting farmers resumed their "Delhi Chalo" march on Wednesday, undettered by clashes with the police at the Punjab-Haryana border a day earlier.

14 Feb 2024


Basant Panchami: Celebrating traditions and rituals

Basant Panchami, also known as Saraswati Puja in many parts of India, marks the onset of the spring season and is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm across the country.

13 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP offers Congress only 1 Lok Sabha seat in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday declared that it is willing to allocate only one of Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats to the Congress within the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA).

13 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest: Chock-a-block traffic at Delhi's Gurugram, Noida borders 

Vehicular traffic in Delhi was disrupted on Tuesday as farmers began their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

11 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo': Security tightened ahead of farmers' protest on Tuesday

Ahead of Tuesday's "Delhi Chalo" march, organized by roughly 200 farmers' unions, authorities are fortifying the national capital by barricading the Delhi-Haryana and Delhi-Uttar Pradesh borders.

10 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, Chandigarh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has declared that his party will contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and one in Chandigarh in the upcoming general elections.

05 Feb 2024


Punjab businessman found murdered in Goa villa 

A 77-year-old businessman from Punjab, Narottam "Nims" Dhillon was discovered dead in his North Goa villa on Sunday.

03 Feb 2024

Bhagwant Mann

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit resigns

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit stepped down from his position on Saturday, citing personal reasons for his decision.