RSS leader murder: Two Punjab Police personnel suspended

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 10:15:33 PM IST

Two head constables of the Punjab Police have been placed under suspension in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana on October 17, police said on Thursday.

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Troopers along Punjab border celebrate Diwali

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers celebrated Diwali on Thursday along the border out posts of Punjab's international border with Pakistan.

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Seven killed in Punjab road accident

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST

At least seven people were killed and seven others injured in a collision between a Toyota Innova vehicle and a truck in Punjab's Mansa district on Wednesday, police said.

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RSS leader shot dead in Punjab

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

Unidentified assailants shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Ravinder Gosain on Tuesday in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said.

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Punjab PCC chief Sunil Jakhar meets Rahul after his huge win in Gurdaspur LS bypoll

New Delhi | Tuesday, Oct 17 2017 IST

Punjab PCC chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, his first meeting with Mr Gandhi after his huge win in the Lok Sabha bypoll in Gurdaspur. Mr Jakhar, who met the Cong

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Punjab Cabinet nod for entertainment tax on DTH, cable connections

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 7:45:43 PM IST

The Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the levy of "nominal" entertainment tax by urban and rural local bodies on direct-to-home and local cable connections.

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Punjab approves new business development policy

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 7:45:38 PM IST

Faced with the daunting task of reviving economic and industrial activity in the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved a new business development policy, paving the way for fixing of industrial

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Punjab allows 'Right of Way' to lay irrigation pipelines

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 7:45:38 PM IST

The Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved granting 'Right of Way' to government departments concerned or farmers to enable them to lay underground irrigation pipelines through other land holders' areas.

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Punjab continues to reject BJP's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' rant (News Analysis)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

If Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' (Congress-free India) campaign has hit a wall in any state, it is definitely Punjab.

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Delhi HC asks Punjab about preventive steps taken for crop burning

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Punjab government about the preventive steps it was taking after news reports that farmers in the state were threatening to burn crop residue if their demands

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HC gives time slot for bursting firecrackers in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

Chandigarh |Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ordered bursting of firecrackers in the two states and Union Territory Chandigarh only between 6.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m.

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Stubble burning: NGT notice to Centre over aid to Punjab

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday sent notices to the Union Environment and Agriculture Ministries seeking details on the financial support sought by Punjab government to incentivise its far

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