Punjab News

Gurdaspur bypoll: BJP-SAD, AAP allege misuse of govt machinery

The BJP-SAD alliance in Punjab on Sunday alleged that the ruling Congress party won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha byelection by misusing the government machinery.

Oct 15, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha By-election: Congress wins prestige battle and bragging rights

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha By-election: Congress wins prestige battle and bragging rights

The seat was held by the BJP and a by-election was necessitated after sitting MP, and veteran actor, Vinod Khanna died in April this year. 

Oct 15, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
Gurdaspur win for Congress a Diwali gift for Rahul: Sidhu

Gurdaspur win for Congress a Diwali gift for Rahul: Sidhu

Dedicating the victory of Gurdaspur to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday said that it will be a Diwali gift for the party if the Gandhi

Oct 15, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll results 2017: Big win for Congress, BJP dissappointed

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll results 2017: Big win for Congress, BJP dissappointed

Punjab`s ruling Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar won by 1,93,219 votes in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat by-election.

Oct 15, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar leading

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar leading

Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar was ahead of his BJP rival Swarn Salaria as the counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency was underway on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Bypoll Results 2017 LIVE: Massive lead for Congress' Sunil Jakhar

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Bypoll Results 2017 LIVE: Massive lead for Congress' Sunil Jakhar

Counting of votes for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab where by-election were held recently is currently underway on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
High Court permits 3 hours to burst crackers on Diwali in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

High Court permits 3 hours to burst crackers on Diwali in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

Residents of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh can burn crackers only for three hours -- from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm -- on Diwali, the high court ordered here, days after the Supreme Court banned the sale

Oct 13, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Amritsar: Three injured during clash outside Golden Temple

Amritsar: Three injured during clash outside Golden Temple

Three people were injured in a clash between the supporters of parallel Jathedars and Task Force of SGPC on Thursday, outside Golden Temple here.

Oct 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

56% polling in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll

A total of 56 per cent of registered voters exercised their franchise on Wednesday in the by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency, election officials said.

Oct 11, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
 Chandigarh rape case: Both uncles raped minor girl, younger one impregnated her, reveals DNA report

Chandigarh rape case: Both uncles raped minor girl, younger one impregnated her, reveals DNA report

The child born to a 10-year-old rape victim in August this year, was fathered by victim's younger uncle and not his elder uncle, revealed a fresh DNA report.

Oct 11, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election: 25% polling till noon, minor clashes reported

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election: 25% polling till noon, minor clashes reported

Polling is currently underway on Wednesday for the high-stakes Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll where both Congress and the BJP are locked in an intense electoral battle.

Oct 11, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Truck hits local train in Punjab, train driver killed

Truck hits local train in Punjab, train driver killed

A train driver was killed when a truck rammed into a passenger train at an unmanned crossing in Punjab`s Ferozepur district on Sunday, officials said. No passenger was injured.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Rape accused Punjab ex-minister surrenders, sent to police remand

Former Shiromani Akali Dal Minister Sucha Singh Langah, who is facing rape and cheating charges, was on Wednesday sent to police remand till October 9.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Honeypreet held after a month on the run, to be produced in court today

Honeypreet held after a month on the run, to be produced in court today

The spiralling violence, which gripped several cities and towns in Punjab and Haryana after the conviction, left 41 people dead and scores of others injured.

Oct 03, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Honeypreet in custody after 35 days on the run: A timeline

Honeypreet in custody after 35 days on the run: A timeline

"Drug mafia is after me," Honeypreet said in her anticipatory bail application.

Oct 03, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Four suspected Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana

Four suspected terrorists of Khalistani terror outfit Babbar Khalsa were arrested from Punjab`s Ludhiana district, police said on Monday.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Captain killed two birds with one stone: Jha

He said that Captain played a masterstroke by giving ticket to Jakhar without the consent of former Gurudaspur MP and Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Singh Bajwa.

Oct 01, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Booked in rape case, Former Akali minister Langah on the run

Langah was booked by police on the night of September 28 following a woman's complaint alleging that the Akali leader had raped her repeatedly since 2009.

Oct 01, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Punjab bypoll: AAP leader joins BJP along with supporters

AAP leader Joginder Chinna, who had contested the Punjab assembly polls from Dinanagar seat, on Sunday joined the BJP, and accused the AAP's Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann of converting the party

Oct 01, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Ex-Akali minister booked for rape, cheating in Punjab

Ex-Akali minister booked for rape, cheating in Punjab

The case was filed against Langah at the Gurdaspur City police station after the woman, a widow, complained that he had been raping her since 2009. 

Sep 29, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

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