Authorities fail to provide pulses to beneficiaries

Tall claims of the state government of providing wheat flour (atta) and pulses (dal) to the poor notwithstanding, the beneficiaries have not been getting their share of pulses since January in the district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court On Its Own Motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 11/09/2013 regarding groundwater pollution caused by textile and the electroplating industries in the State of Punjab.

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases have shown a worrying increase in the state and their number has shown almost 100% rise in eight southern districts of Punjab in the past one year.

More than 40 persons, mostly women and children, fell ill at Bujgar village after drinking contaminated water. The water was being supplied to the village by the Punjab Water Supply Board.

For upgradation of sewerage and water supply system in different cities, the Punjab government has approved a comprehensive plan.

Contrary to tall claims by both state and central governments about reining in the suicide trend among farmers and agriculture labourers of Punjab, a survey conducted by state's universities reveal

Over two decades after Punjab initiated land acquisition for setting up an Industrial Focal Point in Ludhiana district, the High Court has directed the state to re-determine retaining left out acqu

The suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttra Pradesh Government has annoyed the common people as well as the representatives of different officer lobbies throughout the country.

The ban on sand mining imposed by the National Green Tribunal is unlikely to have any impact in Punjab.

State had planned to auction at least 140 “in-stream” sites along the Sutlej, Beas and Ravi as well as numerous seasonal streams

The National Green Tribunal’s stay on sand mining on riverbeds without clearance from the Environment Ministry has put a lid on the proposal by the Punjab Government to auction at least 140 “in-stream” sites along the Sutlej, Beas and Ravi, as well as numerous seasonal streams.