The development projects also include Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway, PGI satellite centre in the city, four-laning of the Amritsar–Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur,
Punjab elections: The state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu promised Rs 2000 for women home makers and eight LPG cylinders. Sidhu also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies.
The former international cricketer Dinesh Mongia has joined BJP in Punjab.
Punjab assembly elections are slated to be held between February and March next year. The AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has announced list of 15 more candidates taking the party’s list of total contestants to 88.
The former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had ordered a ban on the film stating that it 'promotes violence, heinous crimes, extortion, threats and criminal intimidation'.
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh recently floated his own party Punjab Lok Congress after quitting Congress. The BJP has announced that it will the upcoming Punjab assembly elections jointly with Singh’s party.
Chandigarh Superintendent of Police (DSP) Chandigarh Dilsher Chandel has slammed Navjot Singh Sidhu for telling his party workers to make ‘cops wet their pants’.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday stated that the endeavors from the government's side are underway to get to the bottom of the Ludhiana district court blast, which killed two people and injured six on Wednesday.
Police have listed 100 other unnamed people in the Kapurthala lynching case. Amongst them 25 to 30 of them were armed during the incident
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi confirmed that there is no evidence of ‘sacrilege’ committed by a man who was beaten to death in Punjab's Kapurthala district.
According to the autopsy report, the unidentified man had deep cuts on neck, head, chest and right hip of the body and he would have become breathless after a deep cut on the neck.
The explosion reportedly took place inside the washroom at a time when the district court was functioning, ripping through the building.
Three back-to-back incidents in Punjab have once again stirred the long-simmering controversy around what usually defines sacrilege.
In wake of the Omicron scare, the sudden influx of tourists and the upcoming rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mandi on Dec 27 have raised concerns over a fresh Covid-19 outbreak in Himachal Pradesh.
Politicians across the political spectrum condemned the 'sacrilege' in Golden Temple without making any further comments on the lynching of the man.
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said the sacrilege attempts in Punjab are part of the conspiracies hatched to disturb peace in the state.
The accused was caught and beaten to death on Saturday evening after he jumped the golden grills inside the sanctum sanctorum, picked a sword and reached near the place where a Sikh priest was reciting the holy Guru Granth Sahib
As farm leader Gurnam Singh Charuni floats his own political party - Samyukt Sangharsh Party - he slammed political leaders and said they frame policies in 'favour of capitalists, while ignoring the interests of the poor'.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.