Punjab, India

State in northern India

Punjab is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest; by the Indian union territories of Chandigarh to the east and Jammu and Kashmir to the north. It shares an international border with Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west. The state covers an area of 50,362 square kilometres, which is 1.53% of India's total geographical area, making it the 19th-largest Indian state by area out of 28 Indian states. With over 27 million inhabitants, Punjab is the 16th-largest Indian state by population, comprising 23 districts. Punjabi, written in the Gurmukhi script, is the most widely spoken and the official language of the state. The main ethnic groups are the Punjabis, with Sikhs and Hindus as the dominant religious groups. The state capital is Chandigarh, a union territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana. Three tributaries of the Indus, viz., Sutlej, Beas, and Ravi, flow through Punjab.

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The notorious criminal was wanted in the triple murder of three relatives of Suresh Raina in Punjab in 2020, the police said.
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Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was sentenced to one year imprisonment in May last year in the 1988 case of road rage where one Gurnam Singh had..
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Most of India, barring parts of northwest and peninsular region, is expected to experience above-normal maximum temperatures from April to June, the India..
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The majority of India is anticipated to have above-normal maximum temperatures from April to June, as per latest IMD update.
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Two Punjab-based interstate narcotics suppliers were held along with Rs 16.71 lakh cash believed to be proceeds of narcotics sale and contraband worth Rs 20,000..
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Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu wrote on Twitter, "Navjot's love for Punjab had driven him beyond the realm of any attachment."
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Fugitive Khalistan advocate Amritpal Singh was seen in a video released on social media Wednesday in which he urged the Akal Takht jathedar to convene a Sarbat..
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In the midst of the crackdown against Amritpal Singh, the Punjab police have issued a 'hue and cry' notice against the fugitive who still remains absconding.
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Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh is likely to be back in Punjab and might surrender to the police soon, according to recent reports.
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Punjab police launched a late-night search Tuesday for fugitive Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh in and around Marnaian Kalan village of Hoshiarpur after an..
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Years after PM Modi's convoy in Punjab faces a major security breach, another such incident was reported from Karnataka, posing a threat to PM Modi's safety.
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Harjot Bains is currently the education minister in the Punjab government, while IPS Jyoti Yadav is currently posted as SSP in Mansa district.
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Punjab's Fazilka district was hit by a massive tornado on Friday causing major damage.
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As per inputs from the Punjab Police, the Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh who fled from Punjab, may enter Uttarakhand from Haryana.
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The tornado was seen moving into Pakistan after causing extensive damage to over 50 homes in Bukainwala village of Punjab's Fazilka district.
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In the CCTV footage, Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh was seen strolling on the streets of Haryana after escaping the police.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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