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18 Jul 2017

Terror angle not ruled out in pastor murder case, says Punjab DGP

18 Jul 2017 | 9:22 PM

LUDHIANA: The Punjab police were working on various angles, including terror, to crack the murder of a pastor here, the state DGP on Tuesday said.

36 years after Indian Airlines hijacking, 2 Sikh militants face trial in Delhi court

18 Jul 2017 | 8:38 PM

NEW DELHI: Thirty-six years after an Indian Airlines plane with 111 passengers and six crew members on board was hijacked to Lahore on its way from New Delhi to Srinagar, two of the five Sikh hijackers appeared before a Delhi court to face sedition charges in connection with the case.

Gurdaspur girls who faked selfie mishap return home

18 Jul 2017 | 1:08 PM

GURDASPUR: Two Gurdaspur girls who had concocted a story to show they had drowned in a canal while clicking selfies, but had actually run away from home allegedly “in search of big money”, have returned home.

11 Jul 2017

After SC decree on SYL, Haryana CM appeals to Capt for cooperation

11 Jul 2017 | 12:16 PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana in an attempt to arrive at an amicable solution to the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday.

28 Jun 2017

300 stranded at Attari as Centre blocks Pak train

28 Jun 2017 | 8:24 PM

CHANDIGARH: Nearly 300 pilgrims, mostly Sikhs, from different parts of India were stranded at the Attari railway station near Amritsar on Wednesday after the Centre didn''t allow a special train from Pakistan that was to ferry them to that country to enter India.

6 lawyers to be appointed as Punjab and Haryana HC judges

28 Jun 2017 | 8:05 PM

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: The government is learnt to have cleared the names of six lawyers for elevation as judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

23 Jun 2017

Punjab Assembly passes Bill to enable hotels serve liquor near highways

23 Jun 2017 | 4:22 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed a Bill to enable hotels, restaurants and other notified places near highways in the state to serve liquor.

Fastway Cables caused Rs 700 crore loss to state exchequer: Sidhu

23 Jun 2017 | 1:56 PM

CHANDIGARH: Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday alleged that Fastway Cables caused a loss of approximately Rs 700 crore to the state exchequer.

Tossing of turbans leads to Opposition protest in Punjab Assembly

23 Jun 2017 | 10:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: Members of the Opposition — SAD-BJP and the AAP —walked out of the Punjab Assembly on Friday to protest the “denigration of Sikh principles” the day before when some MLAs were forcibly evicted from the House.

03 Jun 2017

Amarinder lauds KPS Gill’s role in tackling terrorism in Punjab

03 Jun 2017 | 3:39 PM

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday lauded the role of former state DGP KPS Gill in tackling terrorism in the state.

After terror suspect's 'suicide', mother ends life

03 Jun 2017 | 10:07 AM

PATIALA: Kiranjot Kaur, mother of a terror suspect who committed "suicide" two days ago, allegedly hanged herself at her house on Saturday. Kiranjot was reportedly under depression.

30 May 2017

Punjab police bust terror module; 4 arrested

30 May 2017 | 10:25 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a terror module that allegedly had Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar on its hit-list.

AAP MLAs stage dharna, demand sacking of Rana Gurjit

30 May 2017 | 2:09 PM

CHANDIGARH: The opposition AAP held a dharna outside the Punjab Assembly complex here on Tuesday demanding immediate sacking of Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh over allegations of impropriety against him.

28 May 2017

6, including sarpanch, arrested for assaulting Rajasthan Sikhs

28 May 2017 | 1:23 PM

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Police have so far arrested six men, including the sarpanch of Chainpura village in Ajmer district, for allegedly thrashing and assaulting four Sikh ‘sewadars’ last month.

26 May 2017

Kanwar Pal Singh Gill: The 'Supercop' who led from the front

26 May 2017 | 8:33 PM

CHANDIGARH: Ramrod straight, and with a moustache that defied gravity, KPS Gill was feared in some quarters as much as he was admired in others.

Death sentence of 10 Punjabi youths commuted in UAE

26 May 2017 | 4:49 PM

DUBAI: Ten Indians, facing execution in the UAE for murdering a Pakistani man, may soon return home as their death sentences were commuted to prison terms after a charity paid the blood money to the family of the victim, a media report said on Friday.