Chandigarh, Aug 3 : The Punjab cabinet on Monday condemned Pakistan for "clandestinely perpetrating a terror attack in India" by targeting Dinanagar town.
Chandigarh, Aug 2 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Sunday that his government was ready to meet any challenge from terrorists.
Chandigarh, Aug 2 : Former prime minister Manmohan Singh may not be holding any post now but an academic chair in his name is awaiting a new incumbent.
Jalandhar, Aug 1 : The Indian Army on Saturday honoured two railway employees who averted a major tragedy by spotting live bombs planted by terrorists on a railway bridge near Dinanagar town in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on July 27.
Chandigarh, July 31 : Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday gave in principle approval for establishment of a renewable energy project which will use industrial waste to generate power.
Chandigarh, July 31 : As many as 427 missing children have been traced under Haryana Police's specially launched "Muskan" campaign and reunited them with their families.
Chandigarh July 31 : The Haryana government on Friday announced it will set up women police stations in all the 21 districts of the state simultaneously on August 29, marking the Raksha Bandhan festival.
Chandigarh, July 31 : In a case of life imitating art, a young Pakistani woman crossed the border into India without valid travel documents - a la Salman Khan in Bollywood blockbuster 'Bajrangi Bhaijan', albeit in the reverse direction - and landed in police custody on Friday.
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 31 : In a state where roadside dhabas - its gift to the rest of the country - are a common occurrence, one such eatery stands out. Dhaba Express, on the outskirts of this town that is believed to date to the fourth century, is certainly much more than a dhaba alone.
Chandigarh, July 30 : Recognizing the bravery of Superintendent of Police Baljit Singh, who sacrificed his life in the Dinanagar terror attack, the Punjab government announced on Thursday that the officer's son would be appointed as a deputy superintendent of police.
Gurdaspur (Punjab), July 30 : The recovery of an abandoned polythene bag near a private school in Punjab's district headquarter town of Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon led to a bomb scare and the entire area being cordoned off, police said here.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 29 : The police station in this north Punjab town continues to be the focus of attention of different government agencies and political leaders alike - as also the curious onlookers - in the wake of a daring early morning attack by three terrorists.
Kapurthala (Punjab), July 29 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday met the family of police officer Baljit Singh who died fighting terrorists and assured of all possible help to them.
Kapurthala (Punjab), July 29 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday met the family of police officer Baljit Singh who died fighting terrorists -- and also praised the Punjab Police.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 28 : The three terrorists who unleashed terror in Dinanagar town of Punjab's Gurdaspur district were heavily armed and moving around in army fatigues, CCTV footage that emerged on Tuesday showed.
Chandigarh, July 28 : The family of Superintendent of Police Baljit Singh, who died in the terror attack in Gurdaspur in Punjab, on Tuesday demanded government jobs for his three children.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 28 : Satpal, Darshan Kumar and Nanak Chand are no ordinary people as they are the ones who saved scores of innocent lives in this Punjab town during a terror attack.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 28 : The global positioning system (GPS) sets recovered from the three terrorists killed here clearly indicates to a Pakistan link in Monday's terror attack in Punjab's Dinanagar, sources said on Tuesday.
Warsaw, July 28 : Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal conveyed his heartfelt condolences from here to the family of SP Baljit Singh who sacrificed his life to fight against the terrorists in Gurdaspur district.
Chandigarh, July 27 : In wake of the terror attack in Punjab's Dinanagar town on Monday which left seven people dead, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal called off his scheduled meeting later this week with Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, an official said.
Amritsar, Punjab, Jul 27 : Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Monday raised an accusing finger at the centre run by his Shiromani Akali Dal ally, the BJP asking how could the terrorists who attacked a police station in Gurdaspur could travel all the way from Jammu to the state.
Bhopal, Jul 27 : India tightened security along the border with Pakistan on Monday after heavily armed Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Punjab, killing several people, including six policemen.
Gurdaspur, Punjab, July 27 : Suspected Pakistani terrorists dressed in Indian army fatigues on Monday attacked a police station in Gurdaspur district of Punjab killing at least six, including a senior cop, as security forces continued to battle the gunmen who also hijacked a car and sprayed bullets in a bus station, officials said.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : The terrorists involved in Monday's attack had grenades and AK-47 rifles, were well trained, and their modus operandi was suggestive, but it was early to say from where they came, Punjab Police said.
Chandigarh, July 27 : A 28-member team of Punjab's Police's SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team on Monday led from the front to battle and kill heavily armed terrorists who stormed a police station complex in Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district.
Kapurthala (Punjab), July 27 : "I am busy, call me later." These were the last words Punjab's Superintendent of Police Baljit Singh told his eldest daughter Ravinder Kaur on Monday morning before terrorists killed him in Gurdaspur district.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : "It is too early to say from where they have come," Punjab Police chief Sumedh Singh Saini said on Monday after an 11-hour gunbattle left all three terrorists at a police complex here dead.
New Delhi, July 27 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders on Monday condemned the terror attack in Dinanagar town of Punjab, saying it occurred due to "intelligence failure" and expressing concern over the rise in "separatist terror".
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : Three civilians and four security personnel, including a superintendent of police, were killed early Monday when three heavily-armed terrorists said to be from Pakistan went on a killing spree here, shattering two decades of calm in Punjab and sparking an 11-hour gun battle that left all three attackers dead.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : All three terrorists who stormed a police station complex here on Monday have been killed, Punjab Police chief Sumedh Singh Saini said.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : The alertness and bravery of a bus driver saved several lives as terrorists launched an attack here in Punjab on Monday.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : After nearly 11 hours, the terrorist attack on Punjab's Dinanagar town came to an end on Monday evening, police sources said.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : The terror attack in Punjab's Dinanagar town ended on Monday evening, authorities said.
Amritsar, July 27 : Terming the terror attack in Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur district a "dastardly act", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday said that the country needed to draft a national policy against terrorism.
New Delhi, July 27 : Congress parliamentarian from Ludhiana, Ravneet Singh Bittu, said on Monday that the terrorist attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur district was an attempt to revive the Khalistan movement in the state and urged the Punjab and central governments to immediately take necessary steps to stop it.
Chandigarh, July 27 : Dinanagar, where terrorists went on a killing spree on Monday, is the third largest town in Gurdaspur district in Punjab and came up during the reign of Mughal emperor Akbar.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : A senior police officer was among six people killed here early Monday when four terrorists who sneaked in from Pakistan opened random fire before storming a police station complex, sparking a fierce gun battle that shattered two decades of calm in Punjab. One attacker was killed.
Chandigarh, July 27 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday condemned the terror attack in Gurdaspur district, saying he was taking stock of the situation every 15 minutes despite being unwell.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : The gun battle between terrorists holed up in a police station and security forces was continuing even after more than eight hours on Monday, even as the army was called in and the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos were put on standby.
Amritsar, July 27 : Visitors will continue to witness the flag lowering ceremony at the international border near here despite a terror attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, a top BSF official said here on Monday.
Dinanagar (Gurdaspur), July 27 : Terrorists who stormed a police station here in Punjab on Monday shot and killed Superintendent of Police Baljit Singh, police said.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : At least five people were killed and 10 injured when heavily-armed terrorists wearing army fatigues hijacked a car, drove down to this town in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, peppered the bus stand with bullets and then stormed a police station -- shattering two decades of calm in the state.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : In a suspected terror attack in Punjab early on Monday, militants wearing army uniforms fired indiscriminately in Dinanagar town, leaving at least one person dead and seven injured, including police officials.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : The militants are firing indiscriminately, said an injured police official who came under attack here.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : A major railway tragedy was averted after five live bombs were found near a bridge on the railway track on the Amritsar-Pathankot section on Monday.
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : In a suspected Fidayeen attack, terrorists in army uniforms resorted to indiscriminate firing in Punjab's Dinanagar town, leaving at least one person dead and seven injured, including police officials.
Chandigarh, July 27 : Suspected terrorists from Pakistan on Monday fired indiscriminately in Punjab's Dinanagar town in the frontier district of Gurdaspur, leaving at least five people injured, including police officials.
Patiala (Punjab), July 26 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that religion should not be misconstrued as communalism and that people should refrain from indentifying gurus, saints and seers on communal lines as they belong to the entire humanity.
Chandigarh, July 24 : Faced with a situation of his announcements not being implemented, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed administrative secretaries to give priority to projects announced by him.
Chandigarh, July 24 : Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki said on Friday that he would take with the central government the issue of setting up of a Sainik (Military) School for girls, like those for boys, so that they also get opportunity to serve the country in defence sector.
New Delhi, July 24 : At a time when acquisition of land for industry has become a politically hot issue, Punjab has created banks of this pre-cleared valuable real estate and is offering it with requisite power supply to push the state's industrialisation.
Chandigarh, July 23 : Farmers in 'Green Revolution' state Punjab will now be encouraged to set up mini-solar power plants and also to offer their agricultural land on lease to companies wanting to set up bigger solar power plants in the state.
Chandigarh July 21 : Taking a serious note of the incidents of stone-pelting on the Delhii-Chandigarh Shatabdi Express train, authorities in Haryana's Sonipat district have warned villagers from indulging in such actions.
Chandigarh, July 21 : To give relief to distressed families of farmers in the state committing suicide, the Punjab government on Tuesday announced the creation of a "revolving fund" to provide assistance to them.
New Delhi, July 20 : The National Human Rights Commission on Monday sent notice to the Punjab government over a reported move to close Moga Public Health Centre due to absence of electric supply in it.
Chandigarh, July 20 : A few ex-servicemen were detained by Haryana Police near Ambala on Monday while heading to show black flags to Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari.
Chandigarh, July 18 : With ceasefire violations increasing border tension between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu, no exchange of sweets and greetings took place between both sides on the occasion of Eid on Saturday at the international border check post at Wagah.
Chandigarh, July 17 : The Punjab government is contemplating filing a PIL in Madhya Pradesh High Court seeking ban on opium and poppy cultivation in the central state, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Friday.
Chandigarh, July 17 : After every few months, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance undergoes a self-imposed test to check whether or not its political bond is strong.
Chandigarh, July 16 : At least five young people were brutally hacked to death in their house in Punjab's Moga district on Thursday, police said. The suspected killer, a 'granthi' (Sikh religious preacher) too was also found dead under mysterious circumstances.