Monday 19 May '14The Aam Aadmi Party’s four victories come with the signal that it is in a position to mount a strong contest in the next assembly elections in Punjab, having led or finished second in half the state’s 117 segments.
Tuesday 05 Feb '13The 12-year-old horse’s entry into any equestrian arena precipitates a murmur in the crowd: this is the horse that former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gifted to then Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in 2005.
Friday 28 Dec '12The legal noose around Maninder Singh aka Sunny Johar, the controversial owner of the The Hub, a bar-cum-restaurant in Ghumar mandi of Ludhiana where a senior police official was assaulted late on Tuesday, seems to be tightening.
Wednesday 28 Nov '12While the first food revolution revolved round wheat and the second, rice, the third such global upheaval will centre around maize, said Dr Thomas Lumpkin, director general of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) in Mexico.
Friday 31 Aug '12Despite the state government deciding to waive off VAT on sugar, Punjab may face a sweetener crisis as the dealers have not placed any orders with the suppliers in Uttar Pradesh hoping that the Excise and Taxation Department will notify rollback of the tax.