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AAP attacks Congress, SAD-BJP over allegations on party leaders

Aam Aadmi Party today rubbished the accusations that its members had links with gangsters and terrorists and made as it accused the Congress for "patronising" dreaded gangsters including the key accused of Nabha jail break.

Four killed in road accident at Gharuan

Four persons, including three members of a family, were killed on Friday when their car collided with a Punjab Roadways bus at Gharuan, about 10 km from here.

11 members of family killed in Punjab accident

In a freak accident, 11 members of a family were killed when a coal-laden truck overturned and fell on their vehicle in Punjab's Ferozepur district, 210 km from here, on Thursday evening.

Amarinder Singh seeks probe into AAP's 'nexus' with militants

Reacting to the arrest of Nabha jailbreak mastermind from the alleged house of an AAP worker, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh today sought a probe into what he called Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's "nexus" with militants and gangsters in the state.

After AAP alleges breach of EVMs in Punjab, EC to send review team
After AAP alleges breach of EVMs in Punjab, EC to send review team

A day after the Aam Admi Party alleged breach of security of EVMs in Punjab, the Election Commission on Wednesday decided to send a team to state to review the security arrangements.

AAP harbouring criminals, militants in Punjab: BJP

Punjab unit of BJP today slammed the Aam Aadmi Party for allegedly harbouring criminals and militants in the state in the wake of recent arrest of the mastermind behind the Nabha jailbreak.

Punjab polls: AAP asks EC to impose restrictions on activities near EVMs
Punjab polls: AAP asks EC to impose restrictions on activities near EVMs

AAP on Tuesday urged Punjab Chief Electoral Officer to completely restrict any sort of activity within the compound where EVMs are stored in the state.

Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says Punjab EVMs being moved; officials deny charge
Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says Punjab EVMs being moved; officials deny charge

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused officials in Punjab of trying to move EVMs from a strong room in Punjab where polling was held on February 4. Officials denied the charge.

Adampur in Punjab shivers at 4.7 deg C, cold prevails in region

Adampur was the coldest place in Punjab today, recording minimum temperature of 4.7 degrees Celsius, even as cold weather conditions prevailed in most parts of the state and neighbouring Haryana

Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community
Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

In its first meeting after the February 4 voting for assembly elections in the state, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said certain "elements" were indulging in "a deep-rooted and dangerous conspiracy" to weaken the Sikh community in the state.

SAD asks for performance report of rank and file during polls
SAD asks for performance report of rank and file during polls

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), seeking a third consecutive term in Punjab, today asked the party candidates who contested the February 4 Assembly polls to submit reports on the performance of the rank and file in the high-stakes election.

Shootout in Punjab's Ferozepur: Five gangsters arrested

Two gangsters allegedly involved in several cases of murder and three of their accomplices were nabbed today after an early morning shootout with police in Makhu block of this district.

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The BSF has recovered five kg of heroin from the tyre of a bullock cart near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an official said on Saturday.

Faridkot firing case: Complaint filed in court

A complaint has been filed in a local court seeking action against police officials.

Amritsar shivers at five to seven degrees in Punjab

Cold conditions continued to prevail in Punjab and Haryana even as minimum temperatures today hovered around normal in most parts of both the states.

Assembly elections: Re-polling in 48 polling stations of Punjab passes off smoothly
Assembly elections: Re-polling in 48 polling stations of Punjab passes off smoothly

Repolling was on Thursday held at 48 polling stations under Amritsar Lok Sabha constitutency and five assembly segments of Punjab, with no untoward incident being reported from anywhere.

Punjab assembly polls 2017: Re-polling underway in five districts, 65.2% turnout in Sangrur till 2 pm
Punjab assembly polls 2017: Re-polling underway in five districts, 65.2% turnout in Sangrur till 2 pm

Re-polling is currently underway at 48 polling stations under Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency and five assembly segments of Punjab on Thursday.

Punjab re-poll on Thursday; holiday declared in 5 districts
Punjab re-poll on Thursday; holiday declared in 5 districts

The vote count would take place on March 11.

Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs in Punjab, says EC
Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs in Punjab, says EC

All security measures are put in place to guard EVMs in nine assembly constituencies here, the Election Commission said today, as it dismissed the AAP's allegations that standard procedure was neglected while guarding the strong rooms where the polling machines are kept.

Punjab: Man rapes 28-year-old on pretext of marriage in Moga

A 28-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man on the pretext of marriage here, police said today.

Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperature on Wednesday hovered above normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature on Wednesday hovered above normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations in Punjab
Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations in Punjab

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repolling at 48 polling stations of Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency and the five assembly segments, including a seat from which SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia is contesting, following malfunctioning in VVPATs and EVMs during February 4 elections.

Punjab Assembly polls: EC orders re-polling at 48 polling stations
Punjab Assembly polls: EC orders re-polling at 48 polling stations

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday, ordered re-polling at 48 polling stations in Punjab.

BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab on Tuesday, officials said. The incident took place near Simbal.

Punjab polls: Action recommended against three candidates for MCC violation

Returning Officer has written to the Election Commission recommending action against three poll candidates for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct here.

When PM Narendra Modi's jibe at Bhagwant Mann left Parliament in splits - Watch
When PM Narendra Modi's jibe at Bhagwant Mann left Parliament in splits - Watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday was at his wittiest best.

VVPAT snag: Repolling ordered at 48 polling stations on Feb 9
VVPAT snag: Repolling ordered at 48 polling stations on Feb 9

The Election Commission today ordered repolling in 48 polling stations falling in Majitha, Muktsar and Sangrur assembly segments in Punjab following malfunctioning in the Voter-Verified Audit Paper Trail (VVPAT) EVMs on February 4.

Earthquake jolts Punjab
Earthquake jolts Punjab

Residents of Punjab were left in shock after earthquake jolted various regions of the state on Monday night.

SGPC sets up panel to probe Dera support row

 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has set up a three-member committee to probe the issue of Dera Sacha Sauda announcing support to the SAD- BJP alliance in the Punjab Assembly polls.