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27 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to bring back home from your Punjab trip

Popular for its rich history, scenic landscape, and iconic religious sites, Punjab witnesses thousands of tourists every year.

25 Sep 2022


Chandigarh Airport to be renamed after Bhagat Singh

In his monthly address to the nation Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Chandigarh Airport will be renamed after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the martyr.

21 Sep 2022


After Chandigarh University, protests erupt in LPU over student's suicide

Days after massive student protests rocked Chandigarh University (CU), students at the Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar, were seen embroiled in protests over an alleged student suicide.

19 Sep 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Was 'drunk' Bhagwant Mann deplaned in Germany? Opposition attacks AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has landed in trouble over reports of an "inebriated" Bhagwant Mann being deplaned in Germany last week.

19 Sep 2022

Amarinder Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh joins BJP, merges his PLC party

Veteran politician and former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi on Monday.

19 Sep 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Chandigarh University 'objectionable' videos row: Students end protest, 3 arrested

After two nights of massive protests over the alleged leak of "objectionable" women's hostel videos, students at Chandigarh University, Mohali, ended their stir in the early hours of Monday.

18 Sep 2022


Protests in Chandigarh University after 'objectionable' girls' hostel videos leaked

Massive midnight protests erupted at Chandigarh University (CU) in Mohali on Saturday after "objectionable" videos of its female students were leaked online, reports said.

16 Sep 2022

Amarinder Singh

Punjab ex-CM Capt. Amarinder Singh to join BJP on Monday

Former Chief Minister and Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Capt. Amarinder Singh will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday, said PLC spokesperson Pritpal Baliawal.

16 Sep 2022


No incentive for not burning stubble in Delhi, Punjab

The governments in Punjab and Delhi led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have decided not to pay the incentives they promised to farmers for not burning paddy stubble during the winter harvest, informed Punjab agriculture minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.

12 Sep 2022


Moose Wala murder: NIA raids 50 locations linked to gangs

Raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are underway at 50 locations in north India to crack down on gangsters.

01 Sep 2022


Punjabi singer Nirvair Singh dies in car accident in Australia

In a tragic incident, Punjabi singer Nirvair Singh passed away on Tuesday (August 30) after being involved in a freak road accident.

31 Aug 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Moose Wala shooters celebrated after murder at Gujarat beach: Report

In a shocking revelation, the shooters of Punjabi singer turned politician Sidhu Moose Wala celebrated his murder in Gujarat, India Today reported.

31 Aug 2022

Punjab Police

Punjab: Pastor's car set on fire after 'forced conversions' claims

In a jarring incident, a pastor's car was set on fire in Punjab's Tarn Taran district on Tuesday.

23 Aug 2022

Sidhu Moose Wala

Singer Mankirt Aulakh receives death threat from Davinder Bambiha gang

Months after the assassination of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala, Punjabi singer Mankirt Aulakh has reportedly received a death threat from the Davinder Bambiha gang.

19 Aug 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Trouble for AAP MLA after second wife alleges cheating, assault

Punjab AAP MLA from Sanaur, Harmeet Singh Pathanmajra has landed in the soup after his second wife lodged a police complaint accusing him of cheating by hiding his first marriage, and later assaulting and threatening her.

18 Aug 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Moose Wala killing: Charge sheet names 15, Lawrence Bishnoi mastermind

Nearly three months after the brutal killing of singer-turner-politician Sidhu Moose Wala in Punjab, 15 people have been named in Punjab Police's charge sheet.

14 Aug 2022

Punjab Police

Sidhu Moose Wala case: Father alleges 'close friends' behind murder

Sidhu Moose Wala's case took a fresh twist after his father Balkar Singh revealed a new information.

09 Aug 2022


Indian man reunites with Pakistan-based nephew after 75 years

Recently, the Indo-Pak border witnessed a historic reunion when 92-year-old Sarwan Singh from Punjab met his 81-year-old nephew Mohan Singh from Pakistan for the first time in 75 years.

30 Jul 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Punjab: Hospital V-C resigns day after 'public humiliation' by minister

The vice-chancellor (V-C) of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Dr. Raj Bahadur, in Faridkot, Punjab, resigned from his position just one day after being publicly embarrassed on camera by Chetan Singh Jouramajra, the Health Minister of Punjab.

29 Jul 2022


Moose Wala's father gets his son's face tattooed on forearm

In an emotional homage to the murdered Punjabi musician Sidhu Moose Wala, his father, Balkaur Singh, reportedly got a tattoo of his son's face.

21 Jul 2022


Punjab CM Mann discharged after being admitted to Delhi hospital

The Chief Minister of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi on Wednesday morning after a minor health issue, sources said on Thursday.

20 Jul 2022

Punjab Police

Sidhu Moosewala killing: 2 suspects shot dead in Punjab encounter

Two gangsters, suspected to be involved in the killing of singer-turned-politician Sidhu Moosewala, have been shot dead by the Punjab Police in an encounter.

'Cite concrete examples:' SC on denying minority status to Hindus

Questioning a plea arguing that Hindus are not getting "minority" status in states where they are a minority, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday asked the petitioner to cite concrete examples to substantiate the contention.

16 Jul 2022


After Canada, another Gandhi statue vandalized in Punjab's Bhatinda

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was vandalized in Punjab's Bhatinda by a group of unidentified miscreants on Thursday.

07 Jul 2022


Meet Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's wife Dr. Gurpreet Kaur

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Bhagwant Mann got married to Dr. Gurpreet Kaur at his Chandigarh residence on Thursday.

06 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to marry for second time tomorrow

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is all set to marry Dr. Gurpreet Kaur in Chandigarh on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders confirmed on Wednesday.

04 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala case: Shooter, aide arrested with guns, police uniforms

Delhi Police has arrested another main shooter involved in the killing of popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala.

01 Jul 2022


US: Truck driver wins $1 million jackpot in lottery

Winning a lottery is a complete chance event and your luck has definitely a lot to do with the success.

01 Jul 2022


Monsoon to cover entire country by July 6, says IMD

As the southwest monsoon hit Delhi-NCR, some parts of Punjab, Chandigarh, and Haryana on Thursday bringing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat, the India Meteorological Department said that the monsoon will cover the entire stretch of the country by Wednesday.

28 Jun 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Arrested Punjab IAS officer Sanjay Popli attends son's funeral

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from Punjab, Sanjay Popli—who was arrested on graft charges—reportedly attended his son Kartik Popli's funeral in Chandigarh on Monday.

27 Jun 2022

Lok Sabha

Meet Sangrur LS by-poll winner and pro-Khalistani Simranjit Singh Mann

ShiromaniAkaliDal (Amritsar) chief SimranjitSingh Mann won the SangrurLok Sabha by-poll by defeating Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Gurmail Singh on Sunday.

26 Jun 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sidhu Moose Wala's posthumous song 'SYL' removed from YouTube

Late Punjabi singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala's song SYL, released posthumously after his murder, has been taken off YouTube.

26 Jun 2022


Bypolls: BJP fights in SP stronghold, AAP struggles in Punjab

Counting of votes for the bypolls of three Lok Sabha and seven Assembly seats in five states and Delhi is underway.

24 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi admits to planning Moose Wala Murder: Police

Punjab Police has said that gangster Lawrence Bishnoi has admitted that he was the mastermind in Punjabi singer-turned-politician Sidhu Moose Wala's killing.

20 Jun 2022

Indian Army

Agnipath scheme protests: States brace for Bharat Bandh today

As the protests against the Centre's Agnipath military recruitment scheme spread to several states across the country, some organizations have called for a nationwide Bharat Bandh on Monday prompting the administrations in the states to take preventive measures.

18 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Two Hindu sisters raped at gunpoint in Punjab

Two teenage Hindu sisters were allegedly raped by two men in Pakistan's Punjab province, the police said on Saturday.

15 Jun 2022


Moose Wala killing: Lawrence Bishnoi sent to 7-day police custody

A court in Punjab's Mansa district on Wednesday remanded Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to seven-day police custody in connection with the murder of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala.

11 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

#NewsBytesExplainer: How is the President of India elected?

Elected Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) and Members of Parliament (MPs) are set to vote on July 18 to elect India's 15th President.

10 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala killing: Suspected shooter nabbed, 9th arrest so far

The Punjab Police arrested a suspected shooter in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case, HT reported on Friday.

09 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala killing: Sharpshooter arrested for conducting recce, supplying weapons

Keshav, a sharpshooter was among eight suspects arrested by Bathinda Police on Wednesday in connection with the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala.

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