September 27, 2020 01:42 (IST)
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Farmers hit streets, call for bandh protesting against India's new farm bills

Chandigarh/Amritsar/IBNS: Several farmers' organisations called for a nationwide bandh (strike) on Sept 25 as the protests against the two new farm bills- passed by the Narendra Modi government earlier this week- intensified in Punjab, Haryana and other parts of the South Asian country on Thursday, media reports said.

Suresh Raina's kin murder case solved: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced that the case of attack and murder involving cricketer Suresh Raina’s kin has been solved with the arrest of three members of an inter-state gang of robber-criminals.

Thousands of farmers protest against farm ordinances in Punjab

Phagwara/UNI: Farmers belonging to various Farmers Union including Bharti Kisan Union Doaba, Bharti Kisan Union Kadiyan, Sugarcane Sangharsh Committee Dasuya and other unions on Tuesday protested against the recent Agriculture Ordinances passed by the Union Cabinet.

BSF officials foil attempt to smuggle arms at Punjab border

New Delhi/UNI: The Border Security Force on Saturday foiled an attempt of anti-social elements to smuggle arms and ammunition along Indo-Pakistan Border of Abohar in Firozpur district of Punjab.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks Congress to aggressively counter AAP's 'negative Covid-19 campaign'

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked Congress ministers and MLAs of the concerned constituencies to liaise with the villagers on the ground to combat the negative campaign on testing and organ harvesting, which was actively being propagated by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Punjab announces seven-day state mourning as tribute to Pranab Mukherjee

Chandigarh/IBNS/UNI): The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has announced a seven-day state mourning in the honor of former President Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away at New Delhi Monday evening.

Punjab Police nab drugs smugglers in Phillaur

Phillaur/UNI: The Phillaur Police Friday succeeded to nab four drugs smugglers and recovered drugs, cash and phones from him.

BSF shoots five intruders to death along India-Pak in Punjab

New Delhi/UNI: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday morning shot dead five intruders near Indo-Pakistan border when they were trying to violate the International Border(IB).

Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh warns completion of Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal would transform into national security problem

Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh has warned the Centre that the state's water-sharing dispute with Haryana will transform into a national security problem if Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal is completed, said a media report.

Punjab hooch tragedy: Two Congress MPs attack Amarinder Singh govt over deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: Two senior leaders of Punjab-Pratap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo-have written to the governor attacking their own government over the spurious liquor tragedy in the state that left 108 dead.

Another BSF constable among 3 held as Punjab Police bust cross border drug racket

Chandigarh/UNI: As part of its crackdown against drug mafia, the Punjab Police have busted another Pak-backed cross border drugs and weapons smuggling racket, with the arrest of two smugglers and yet another BSF constable, posted along the Pakistan border in Tarn Taran district.

Punjab: 21 die after suspected consumption of spurious liquor, CM orders magisterial enquiry 

Chandigarh: At least 21 people after they were suspected to have consumed spurious liquor in Punjab.

Pakistan causing genocide of Sikh youth via drug abuse: HSGPC president

Chandigarh: Haryana Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) president Sant Baba Baljit Singh Daduwal has slammed Pakistan PM Imran Khan alleging that the neighbouring country is  carrying out genocide of Sikh youth in Punjab and Haryana by smuggling drugs and narcotics into India through the international border.

Khalistan: KZF’s Nita sends audio message to seek support for divisive drive

Brussels: Trying to give their divisive policy a push, Belgium-based Ranjit Singh Nita of the Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) is recording audio to seek support for “registration” for secessionist “Referendum 2020” from July 19.

Law and order has gone for a toss in Punjab: AAP

Chandigarh/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab on Friday expressed its grave concern over the 'deteriorating' law and order situation in the state, holding the government in the saddle solely responsible for the sorry state of affairs.