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Pathankot assembly election result 2017 LIVE
Pathankot assembly election result 2017 LIVE

Punjab's border district Pathankot participated enthusiastically in Punjab assembly elections 2017.

Amritsar assembly election results 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu wins
Amritsar assembly election results 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu wins

Punjab's spiritual capital Amritsar participated with enthusiasm in Punjab assembly elections 2017. Brisk polling was recorded across the 5 constituencies in the city and 6 others spread across the district.

Ludhiana assembly election result 2017: Congress, Lok Insaf party emerge victorious
Ludhiana assembly election result 2017: Congress, Lok Insaf party emerge victorious

Counting for Ludhiana seat is underway. Here are all the LIVE updates:-

Jalandhar assembly election results 2017 LIVE: Big fight in all 8 constituencies
Jalandhar assembly election results 2017 LIVE: Big fight in all 8 constituencies

Punjab's oldest district Jalandhar saw a tricornered fight in the Punjab assembly elections 2017.

Bhagwant Mann election result 2017 LIVE: Will AAP candidate defeat Sukhbir Singh Badal in Jalalabad?
Bhagwant Mann election result 2017 LIVE: Will AAP candidate defeat Sukhbir Singh Badal in Jalalabad?

Counting of votes in Punjab Assembly Polls 2017 began on Saturday. Counting of Votes at Jalalabad constituency is underway where Bhagwat Mann is contesting on AAP ticket. Here are the LIVE updates:-

Punjab exit polls 2017: As it happened
Punjab exit polls 2017: As it happened

As the voting has ended, various exit polls predicted about the winner and performances of various political parties in the high-decibel electoral battle of Punjab Assembly elections. Here are all the details:-

Punjab battle: AAP upbeat as Akalis, Congress keep up bold face

Parkash Singh Badal, 89, is the oldest serving Chief Minister in the country.
 

Youths can make India superpower: Varun Gandhi

India has the potential to become a superpower in the near future as the nation has the maximum number of youths in the world, MP Varun Gandhi said here on Tuesday.

Barrage proposal on Ganga: Bihar may move court against Centre

The Bihar government may move a court to stop the Centre from constructing proposed barrages on the Ganga between Haldia and Allahabad, the state Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

Pakistan spooked by India's largest tricolour hoisted near Attari border, fears ‘hidden camera’ on it; BSF rubbishes claim
Pakistan spooked by India's largest tricolour hoisted near Attari border, fears ‘hidden camera’ on it; BSF rubbishes claim

Pakistan’s border guards have raised concerns over the tallest Indian flag at Attari . 

Royal wedding: Captain Amarinder Singh's grandson ties the knot with Karan Singh's granddaughter
Royal wedding: Captain Amarinder Singh's grandson ties the knot with Karan Singh's granddaughter

Nirvan Singh, a scion of the erstwhile Patiala royal family, tied the nuptial knot with Mriganka Singh.

Minimum temperatures remain above normal in Punjab, Haryana

Minimum temperatures in most parts of Punjab and Haryana remained above normal today with Amritsar being the coldest in the region with a low of 10.2 degrees Celsius.

Verdicts on Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal have to be executed: SC

In a stern message to Punjab, the Supreme Court today said its verdict allowing construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in Haryana and Punjab has to be implemented.

Cold condition abates in Punjab and Haryana

Cold conditions abated in Punjab and Haryana today with the mercury jumping upto five notches above normal at Amritsar in the region.

 

Supreme Court to hear Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal case today

The Supreme Court will on Thursday resume hearing the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue involving the states of Punjab and Haryana.

Dera followers agree to cremate bodies; 2 govt jobs offered

Dera Sacha Sauda followers on Wednesday agreed to cremate the bodies of the two members of their sect who were shot dead last week and lift the blockade on the Ludhiana-Malerkotla road.

Minimum temperatures soar in Punjab, Haryana

Cold conditions abated in Punjab and Haryana with minimum temperatures staying above normal in most parts of both the states.

SYL row: Abhay Chautala, 72 other INLD activists released from jail
SYL row: Abhay Chautala, 72 other INLD activists released from jail

The SYL canal issue refers to water sharing dispute between Punjab and Haryana.

Killing of 2 Dera followers: Punjab police probing all angles

 A day after the gruesome killing of two Dera Sacha Sauda followers, Punjab police on Sunday said it is working on all theories including an act of terrorism to solve the murder case.

Caught on CCTV camera: Two Dera Sacha Sauda members brutally murdered in Punjab - WATCH
Caught on CCTV camera: Two Dera Sacha Sauda members brutally murdered in Punjab - WATCH

 A shocking incident of murder of Dera Sacha Sauda members has been caught on camera.

Adampur in Punjab reels at 4.7 C as cold conditions persist

After a temporary respite, cold weather conditions have revived at most places in Punjab and Haryana, with Adampur Saturday turning out to be the coldest place in both states at 4.7 degrees Celsius.

Sutlej-Yamuna Link row: Punjab Police fortify entry points before INLD march

A huge posse of personnel was deployed and barricades were put up at the main entry points from Haryana from where the INLD workers are expected to enter Punjab to dig the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal.

Minimum temperature hovers below normal in Punjab and Haryana

Adampur in Punjab reeled under biting cold at 5.2 degrees Celsius as minimum temperature hovered a few notches below normal at most places in the state and neighbouring Haryana today.

INLD to begin “digging” SYL canal from today; Haryana, Punjab Police on toes
INLD to begin “digging” SYL canal from today; Haryana, Punjab Police on toes

Activists of Haryana's Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) will on Thursday begin their march from Ambala and enter Punjab to “dig” the Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal.

SYL canal row; SC asks Haryana, Punjab to maintain law and order

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that its verdict allowing construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna link (SYL) canal has to be executed and asked Haryana and Punjab to maintain law and order "at any cost" in view of a proposed protest by a political outfit tomorrow over the inter-state water row.

Sonia Gandhi was very upset after Punjab annulled Sutlej-Yamuna Link pact: Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh has said his government in 2004 had passed the state law terminating the Punjab's water sharing pact with neighbouring states without consulting the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and had acutely upset her.

Chandigarh school dropout hits jackpot of Rs1.5cr on first lottery

From a village shop owner to a crorepati, the journey perhaps was pre-determined by his luck. With an assurance of winning a prize money of Rs 400, he set out to purchase a ticket of the New Year Bumper lottery run by the Punjab government from Sirsa in December 2016.

Minimum temperature drops across Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature at most places in Punjab and Haryana dropped today.

SHOCKING! IAF man kills colleague over affair with wife, cuts body into 16 pieces; stores them in polythene bags
SHOCKING! IAF man kills colleague over affair with wife, cuts body into 16 pieces; stores them in polythene bags

Vipin Shukla soon got involved with his colleague's wife, Anuradha Patel, and impregnated her.

Supreme Court to hear SYL canal case today
Supreme Court to hear SYL canal case today

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the Sutlej Yamuna Link(SYL) Canal issue involving the states of Punjab and Haryana.