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Punjab govt facing flak for allegedly selling Covaxin to pvt hospitals, SAD demands probe

The Punjab government is facing flak over accusations that it diverted COVID-19 vaccines to private hospitals at hefty margins. With elections due next year, the criticism over the issue can severely dent the Congress party’s image. SAD demands probe Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has alleged that the Captain Amarinder Singh government has...

Farmer from Punjab commits suicide after returning from Delhi protests

In an unfortunate incident, a farmer from Punjab, who was part of the protests against the contentious farm laws in Delhi, committed suicide after returning home. The deceased was just 22-year-old and reportedly consume some poisonous substance, the Punjab Police said. The deceased, Gurlabh Singh, a resident of Dayalpura Mirza village of Bathinda district, had...

Punjab farmers start 3-day ‘rail roko’ protest against farm bills

The protest against the controversial farm bills that the Centre got cleared from the Parliament amid Opposition’s criticism has started to intensify. Notably, farmers in Punjab on Thursday started their three-day ‘rail roko’ agitation to protest against the farm bills. Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee has given the call for ‘rail roko’ agitation. Following the...

Punjab police arrests 3 persons for attack on Suresh Raina’s relatives

Three members of a gang have been arrested by the Punjab police on Wednesday in connection with the deadly attack on Suresh Raina’s relatives. Punjab police said an inter-state gang of robber-criminals was behind the attack. Eleven other accused are yet to be arrested, DGP Dinkar Gupta said. Former cricketer Suresh Raina’s uncle Ashok Kumar...