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Badal was the chief minister of Punjab during the police firing at people protesting against desecration of religious texts that took place in Faridkot's Kotkapura in 2015.
Karamjeet Kaur, ASHA worker whose duties include visiting Covid patients, has no option but to work. She has to look after her children, and she is sole earning member.
Prabhjot Singh's love and dedication for music gives life to his singing and attracts the audience unconsciously towards him.
In Patiala, Ludhiana, Faridkot and Amritsar, districts reporting the most deaths in Punjab, over 60% of those who died of Covid were either obese, diabetic or suffering from hypertension.
Hardayal Singh planted over 10,000 trees in his Patiala village. Last month when he got Covid, he first struggled to find an oxygen bed and then passed away within days of getting one.
Dr Ekta, 29, heads Patiala’s Antenatal Care Cell, set up by Punjab govt on 10 May, to track all pregnant women in the district who turn Covid positive.
Punjab & Haryana are among the states that fare poorly on the use of harmful nitrogenous fertilisers and groundwater, according to the Niti Aayog India Index 2021.
In a letter to Union minister Piyush Goyal, Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that the FCI had completely stopped taking any delivery of custom-milled rice for the past one week.
The district administration has asked chemists, quacks & local doctors to report those who seek medicines or treatment for Covid. It is helping check disease spread.
A BKU (U) leader alleged that the Modi govt had also failed to deal with the Covid situation and some BJP leaders were now shifting blame on farmers to defame their agitation.