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HSGMC leaders to meet Hooda seeking control of Sikh shrines

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 00:41

Alleging that Amritsar-based SGPC and SAD supporters are "occupying" Sikh shrines in the state, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee leaders today said they will meet Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tomorrow seeking control of the Gurudwaras and eviction of their Punjab counterparts.

Taking over control of Gurudwaras from SGPC won`t be tolerated: Badal

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 00:16

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday took strong exception to the move of Haryana government to allow setting up of a separate Sikh body to take over control of Gurudwaras in that state from Amritsar-based SGPC, and said it would not be tolerated.

Akalis turned Patiala into virtual slum: Preneet

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 23:00

The ruling SAD-BJP government in Punjab has "discriminated" against Patiala during its last eight years of rule as people of the constituency have always voted and supported Congress, former Union minister Preneet Kaur said on Sunday.

Rains elude Punjab, Haryana; Day temperatures stay above normal

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 20:43

In the absence of rains, maximum temperatures hovered above normal levels across Punjab and Haryana today.

Rainfall deficiency in Punjab at 59%, Haryana 55%

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 13:42

Punjab and Haryana, the two leading agrarian states of the country, have received poor monsoon rains this year so far with deficit as high as 59 and 55 per cent respectively.

Amarinder Singh raps Jagmeet Brar for his remarks on Gandhi family

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 00:50

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Saturday condemned the statement of senior leader Jagmeet Singh Brar, who has created a flutter with his remarks pertaining to the party`s senior leadership.

Congress` show cause notice to Brar for his remarks against Sonia, Rahul

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 22:46

Congress today issued a show cause notice to its senior leader from Punjab Jagmeet Singh Brar who has created a flutter by asking Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to take a break after Lok Sabha polls polls.

It would be better if Rahul, Sonia go on permanent leave: Sukhbir Badal

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 13:30

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said here on Saturday that it will be better if Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi go on permanent leave.

SAD candidate files nomination for Patiala Assembly bypoll

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 23:50

Shiromani Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass on Thursday filed his nomination papers for Patiala Assembly bypoll, a senior official said on Thursday.

SAD takes a dig at BJP MLA Joshi over tax issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 21:18

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today took a dig at BJP MLA Anil Joshi and asked him not to politicise the matter, after the Punjab government decided to rollback the `advance tax on stock`.