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08 Jun 2022

Rahul 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 2022

Amarinder 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.

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 2022

Punjab 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 2022

Delhi 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 2022


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 2022


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 2022

Bhagwant 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 2022

Punjab 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 2022

Aam 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 2022


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 2022

Bhagwant 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 2022

Aam 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 2022

Aam 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 2022

Air 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 2022


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 2022

Aam 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 2022


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 2022

Congress 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.

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 2022

Rahul 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.

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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


Kada Prasad, phirni, and more: Popular Baisakhi dishes

Baisakhi is the first day of the month of Vaisakh in the Hindu calendar.

12 Apr 2022


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 2022

Bhagwant 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 2022


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 2022

Aam 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 2022

Bhagwant 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 2022

Arvind 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 2022

Aam 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 2022

Navjot 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 2022

Aam 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 2022


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.

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 2022

Uttar 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.

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