Call it a mere coincidence or alleged preferential treatment to “Badal Bahu” Harsimrat Kaur’s constituency, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has not conducted any checks on the industry in

Lakhs of villagers living alongside Ghaggar accuse politicians of failing to curtail floods, pollution

Chief Minister inaugurates Rajpura plant unit; availability now exceeds last year’s peak demand

Inaugurating the first unit (700 MW) of the 1,400 MW Super Critical Rajpura Thermal Power Station, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today declared Punjab "the only power surplus state in the country".

Govt says will pay compensation as per new policy, but Sidhuwal residents refuse to buy it

Farmers and the district administration have locked horns after the state government’s decision to hasten land acquisition in Patiala villages ahead of the new Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013, which comes into force from January 1, 2014. Hundreds of farmers in the four villages of Patiala are up in arms against the Punjab Government’s recent decision to acquire their agricultural land to raise another urban estate in Patiala.

Once a lifeline for villages situated along its course, the Ghaggar has in recent years turned into a perennial source of pollution in the district.

After several pleas fail to move neighbouring state, PPCB to take it up with central board

Unable to check Haryana’s industrial units from releasing their toxic waste into the Saraswati drain in Punjab, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to strongly take up the matter with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Disposal of bio-medical waste

Despite instructions from the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), health care facilities (HCF) operating in parts of Punjab have failed to adhere to the prescribed norms and have been disposing of their bio-medical waste in the open.