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Fast-track courts for 1984 riots, international market chains: SAD manifesto

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:26

International marketing chains for state farmers and fast track courts for trying 1984 riots cases among others are among the key features of SAD election manifesto.

Akalis protest against Amarinder`s defence of Tytler in anti-Sikh riots case

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 16:05

Akali Dal Monday staged a protest outside Congress headquarters here against its Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh`s alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

Arun Jaitley attacks Antony for lack of defence preparedness

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 14:29

Concerned over the country`s "lack of defence preparedness", BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday said Defence Minister AK Antony`s "failure" to take decisions was "primarily responsible" for it.

File case against Tarun Khanna for provocative message: Congress to EC

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:44

Congress sought filing of a criminal case against actor-turned-BJP candidate Vinod Khanna and one of his party colleagues for allegedly posting "highly inflammatory and provocative" hate message on social media.

Amarinder favours quota for economically weaker upper castes

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 20:40

Congress leader and Amritsar candidate, Amarinder Singh on Sunday favoured reservation in jobs and educational institutions for members of economically weaker sections among the upper castes.

Lok Sabha polls: Clash of titans in holy city of Amritsar

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:29

The clash of titans in this holy city between a battle-scarred veteran fighting for his political survival and a high-profile leader going through a baptism by fire is all set to go to the wire in the April 30 elections in Punjab.

People will show `corrupt` UPA the `exit door`: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:57

BJP president Rajnath Singh today lashed out at the Congress-led UPA government, saying it has failed on all fronts.

Akalis now seeking to `legalise` drug trade in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:52

After accusing them of spreading the scourge of drug addiction across Punjab, former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today alleged that ruling Akalis were now seeking to "legalise" this trade.

Punjab CEO orders inquiry against govt officials violating MCC

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:18

District Electoral Officers in Punjab have been directed to get complaints from flying squads against government officials indulging in electioneering for prompt action against them.

Traders want LS candidates to take up Indo-Pak trade issues

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 01:00

City-based traders have urged the Lok Sabha candidates contesting from here to take up issues related to Indo-Pak trade as economy of Amritsar region depends on it.