However, some farmers at the venue claimed anti-social elements and not peasants were behind the incident
Father of sacrilege accused shot dead in Bathinda district; assailants presently unidentified, say police
Bullets were fired from a close range by the assailants, who had their faces covered with masks, the police said
Normal life was affected at many places in Punjab on Tuesday as demonstrations and dharnas were held by Dalits to protest the demolition of a temple dedicated to Guru Ravidas in New Delhi's Tughlakabad
Cold war among Congress leaders in Punjab turns Lok Sabha constituencies into hot seats; nine candidates named, four to go
Congress may have navigated through a political landmine in naming nine candidates from Punjab for the Lok Sabha elections, but the remaining four pose problems.
Why Dalit Sikhs of Punjab's Bathinda are nonchalant towards elections, debate around caste, quota and development
A visit to the town reveals that the Dalits in Bathinda have not benefited from the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Rules, 1964, where one-third of public agricultural land and cultivable common land in each village is reserved for SCs
Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa may be in Punjab disguised as Sikh; alert sounded in Bathinda, Ferozepur districts
The intelligence reports have suggested that Musa could be disguised as a Sikh and wearing a turban. He is the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind chief and is said to be aligned with a global terror group.
Arvind Kejriwal blames Punjab govt's failure to control stubble burning for Delhi's deteriorating air quality since 25 Oct
Arvind Kejriwal, who showed satellite images of stubble burning in Punjab, said the incidents of stubble burning were more in Punjab this year than in Haryana.
Punjab Police 'cracks' murder case of AAP candidate for Zilla Parishad polls, says no political motive involved
The Punjab Police have said that there was no political motive behind the killing of Harvinder Singh Hinda, contradicting the AAP's stand.
Eight AAP lawmakers led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira declare party's Punjab unit 'autonomous' at Bathinda
A group of AAP legislators led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Thursday declared the party's Punjab unit “autonomous” and “dissolved” its current organisational structure.
Farmer protests Day 4: No shortage of produce in Mandsaur market, say traders; Punjab stir to be called off on Wednesday
The fourth day of the ongoing farmers' stir across several states saw a mixed impact with prices of agricultural produce including vegetables rising in some urban areas while their supply remained normal in others.
Farmers' protest: Vegetable prices soar as fresh supplies dwindle, stir likely to intensify from 5 June
Retail prices of vegetables shot up in some cities and fresh supply of farm produce was hit as the farmers' agitation entered the second day on Saturday.
Second phase of pulse polio programme begins today, Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda boycott drive
Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda have decided boycott the pulse polio drive in support of demands for better pay and regularisation of their services
With the self-proclaimed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan sentenced to jail for 20 years for raping two devotees, his vast Dera Sacha Sauda empire has begun to crumble.
Dense fog claimed nine lives in Punjab's Bathinda district when cement-mixer truck ploughed through them in low visibility on a flyover on Bathinda-Chandigarh Highway
A court in Panchkula on Tuesday extended the police remand of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close associate Honeypreet Insan till 13 October.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted: Haryana, Punjab govts start identifying Dera assets, properties following HC order
Authorities in Punjab and Haryana have started identifying movable and immovable assets of the Sirsa-headquartered Dera Sacha Sauda on the directions of the high court.
A day after large-scale violence broke out over the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, authorities in Punjab and Haryana relaxed curfew in some towns
Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: 50 injured in Panchkula violence, petrol pump set on fire in Ferozepur
Some 50 people injured, including media and police personnel, were also brought to the hospital in Panchkula.
After Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, Punjab has also witnessed braid-chopping incidents, with women claiming that their hair had been cut off under "mysterious circumstances".
The macabre incident occurred Talwandi Sabo sub-division of Bathinda district when Vinod Kumar was beaten up and his hand and foot severed with sharp-edged weapons