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08 Jun 2022Rahul Gandhi
Thousands pay tribute to Moose Wala at Antim Ardas
Thousands of people turned up on Wednesday for the Anti Ardas (final prayer) ritual of singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was killed in a shooting on May 29.
07 Jun 2022Amarinder Singh
Punjab: AAP government arrests ex-Congress minister in corruption case
The Punjab government's Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested senior Congress leader and former minister, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, in a corruption case on Tuesday morning.
06 Jun 2022Ministry Of Home Affairs
Punjab: High alert in 4 prisons after jailbreak report
Security has been beefed up across four jails in Punjab—Ferozepur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Bathinda—after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an alert regarding a possible jailbreak.
06 Jun 2022Punjab Police
Moose Wala killing: Another suspect, accused of arranging car, arrested
The Punjab Police on Monday arrested another suspect in the death of Punjabi singer and politician Sidhu Moose Wala.
01 Jun 2022Delhi Police
Moose Wala murder: Police seeks production warrant against gangster Bishnoi
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Mansa police probing the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala has started the process to bring the prime suspect gangster Lawrence Bishnoi on a production warrant to Punjab.
01 Jun 2022Delhi
Moose Wala murder: Revenge in two days, Facebook post declares
The assassination of Sidhu Moose Wala took a new turn on Wednesday when a post on Facebook threatened vengeance.
31 May 2022Murder
Sidhu Moose Wala had over 2 dozen bullet wounds: Autopsy
A board of five doctors at Punjab's Mansa Civil Hospital reportedly completed the post-mortem examination of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala on Monday.
31 May 2022Bhagwant Mann
Moose Wala laid to rest: Family, fans bid tearful farewell
Punjabi singer and Congress leader, Sidhu Moose Wala, has been cremated in his native Moosa village of Punjab's Mansa district.
30 May 2022Punjab Police
Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Police detains 6 people
Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday, a day after the Punjab Police withdrew his security.
30 May 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Who are Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldy Brar?
Singer-turned-actor-politician Sidhu Moose Wala's murder seems to be due to an inter-gang rivalry between the Lawrence Bishnoi and Lucky Patial groups, said Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) VK Bhawra.
30 May 2022YouTube
Sidhu Moose Wala: 5 songs that defined the artist
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moose Wala, basked in immense popularity among the youth, particularly in Punjab.
30 May 2022Bhagwant Mann
Moose Wala's father seeks CBI, NIA probe into singer's killing
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann has ordered an investigation into the decision to tone down singer Sidhu Moose Wala's security cover.
30 May 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Who was Sidhu Moose Wala? Looking at late singer's life
Congress leader and popular rapper-singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead on Sunday evening in Punjab's Mansa district.
29 May 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Punjab: Popular singer, Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead
Popular Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in his ancestral Jawaharke village of Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday.
28 May 2022Air Force
Government mulls new recruitment policy for defense services: Report
India's defense forces will see a significant change in the coming days as a new recruitment policy is being given a final shape by the government, The Indian Express reported.
27 May 2022India
School performances drop below 2017 levels barring Punjab, Rajasthan: Survey
The academic performance of schools across the country has slipped below the levels recorded in 2017, except in Punjab and Rajasthan, the National Achievement Survey (NAS), 2021 found.
24 May 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann sacks health minister over corruption charges
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann ousted the state's Health Minister Vijay Singla from the Punjab cabinet on Tuesday after strong evidence of corruption was allegedly found against him.
21 May 2022Delhi
Respite from blistering heatwave in sight for north India: IMD
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), many parts of north India, including Delhi, will experience a respite from the scorching heatwave over the next week.
19 May 2022Congress Party
Days after quitting Congress, Sunil Jakhar joins BJP: Details here
In another blow to the Congress, former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party national president JP Nadda in Delhi.
19 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
Navjot Sidhu gets 1 year in jail in 34-year-old case
The Supreme Court has sentenced former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year in prison in a 34-year-old road rage case.
14 May 2022Rahul Gandhi
Punjab: Sulking Congress veteran Sunil Jakhar bids goodbye to party
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 2022Ministry Of Home Affairs
Amritsar: BSF shoots down Pakistan drone carrying 10.7kg heroin
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 2022COVID-19
Punjab: 71 COVID-19 cases reported from Patiala's law university
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 2022Patiala
Patiala: Senior cops removed, FIRs filed, internet blocked after clashes
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 2022Delhi
Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs
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 2022Farmers
Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers
Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PSCADB) has reportedly served arrest warrants to approximately 2,000 farmers who defaulted on their loans.
16 Apr 2022Delhi
Punjab: 300 units free electricity to every household from July
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 2022Food
Kada Prasad, phirni, and more: Popular Baisakhi dishes
Baisakhi is the first day of the month of Vaisakh in the Hindu calendar.
12 Apr 2022India
Baisakhi, Bihu, and more: Marking new year across India
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 2022Bhagwant Mann
'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed
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 2022Haryana
Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly
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.
25 Mar 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Punjab MLAs to get pension for only one term: CM
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann announced on Friday all MLAs and ex-MLAs in the state will receive pensions for only one term, regardless of how many times they are elected.
19 Mar 2022Bhagwant Mann
New Punjab Cabinet approves 25,000 government jobs
Punjab's Bhagwant Mann government on Saturday approved a proposal to create 25,000 government jobs in its first cabinet meeting.
17 Mar 2022Arvind Kejriwal
CM Bhagwat Mann announces dedicated anti-corruption helpline for Punjab
Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced an anti-corruption helpline for the state.
16 Mar 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Bhagwant Mann takes oath as 18th Chief Minister of Punjab
After the landslide victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bhagwant Mann took oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Punjab.
16 Mar 2022Navjot Singh Sidhu
'As asked...': Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief
In a two-line letter, Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered his resignation from his post.
11 Mar 2022Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
After winning Punjab, AAP to focus on Gujarat, Himachal
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.
10 Mar 2022Politics
Punjab assembly to be devoid of Badals after 30 years
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 2022Charanjit Singh Channi
Punjab assembly elections live: Charanjit Channi loses from both seats
In a major setback to Congress, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has lost the assembly election from both seats he contested from.
10 Mar 2022Uttar Pradesh
Assembly Election Results: BJP wins big; AAP's majority in Punjab
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.