Six patients including five COVID-19 positive patients have died on Friday at a private hospital in Punjab’s Amritsar, apparently on account of shortage of medical oxygen.
Punjab legislators on Tuesday condemned Enforcement Directorate raids on the premises of rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and former Leader of the Opposition of Punjab Assembly, Sukhpal Singh Khaira.
After the Central government debarred the 700-member group of Sikh pilgrims from going to Pakistan to mark the first centenary of the Nankana Sahib massacre, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Friday sent a set of books to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah each to make them realise the importance of the massacre in the Sikh history and its role in the freedom struggle of the country.
After a month behind bars, Nodeep Kaur, a 23-year-old Dalit labourer and trade union activist from Punjab, was granted bail on Wednesday in two FIRs out of three filed against her. With one remaining FIR, Nodeep's sister, Rajvir Kaur is hopeful after weeks of dismay.
The ruling Congress won six municipal corporations and emerged as the largest party in the seventh, sweeping the urban body polls in Punjab on Wednesday.