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Punjab pollution board urges farmers not to burn stubble

Punjab pollution board urges farmers not to burn stubble

Chandigarh: With deterioration in Punjab's air quality index due to stubble burning causing concern, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Tuesday urged farmers to...
Shocking! Now pay tax for having domestic animals in Punjab

Shocking! Now pay tax for having domestic animals in Punjab

Chandigarh: To everyone’s shock, the Punjab government on Tuesday issued a notification which says that people will now have to pay tax for having...
BJP nervous, terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar wins Gurdaspur LS bypoll

Chandigarh: Punjab's ruling Congress secured an emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat on Sunday. Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar won by a margin of...
Punjab: Voting begins for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll

Punjab: Voting begins for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll

Chandigarh: Voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab on Wednesday. Nearly 15.22 lakh voters, who are eligible to exercise their...
Stubble-burning in Punjab, Haryana: Few options for farmers

Stubble-burning in Punjab, Haryana: Few options for farmers

Chandigarh: With the central and state governments, and even the National Green Tribunal (NGT), coming down heavily on stubble-burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers in...
Punjab restores pension for widows of employees killed by extremists

Punjab restores pension for widows of employees killed by extremists

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced restoration of the special family pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists. The 'Special Pension...
Counting begins for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll

Counting begins for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll

Chandigarh: Counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency began on Sunday. The counting was being conducted in centres...
Development takes backseat as sleaze dominates Gurdaspur bypoll campaign

Development takes backseat as sleaze dominates Gurdaspur bypoll campaign

Gurdaspur (Punjab): Political and development issues have been overshadowed in the campaign for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election that has been dominated by personal attacks and...