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Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz met India's NSA Ajit Doval on Saturday night for over 30 minutes?
Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz met India's NSA Ajit Doval on Saturday night for over 30 minutes?

Pakistan's Prime Minister's advisor for Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday night met with India's NSA Ajit Doval in Sada Pind.

BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab's Pathankot
BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab's Pathankot

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel gunned down an intruder from Pakistan in north Punjab, official sources said on Saturday.

`Heart of Asia` Conference begins in Amritsar amid India-Pakistan tensions; terror in focus
`Heart of Asia` Conference begins in Amritsar amid India-Pakistan tensions; terror in focus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will jointly inaugurate the ministerial deliberations on Sunday, the sixth in series and held once a year.

Dense fog in Haryana, Punjab: rail, road traffic hit

Dense fog was reported from several areas of the NH-1 between Ambala and Kundli border of Haryana and Delhi.

Three arrested with fake Rs 2,000 notes in Punjab's Mohali

An MBA student and her cousin were among three persons arrested with fake Rs 2,000 currency notes amounting to Rs 42 lakh in Mohali today, police said here.

Harminder Singh Mintoo made several calls to Pakistan from Nabha jail: Probe
Harminder Singh Mintoo made several calls to Pakistan from Nabha jail: Probe

Self-styled chief of the Khalistan Liberation Force Harminder Singh Mintoo reportedly told interrogators about expansion plans of KLF through Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

High alert sounded in Haridwar, Dehradun after bag containing 3 uniforms of Punjab police recovered
High alert sounded in Haridwar, Dehradun after bag containing 3 uniforms of Punjab police recovered

In a major development, a high alert was sounded in Haridwar and Dehradun on Wednesday after finding an abandoned bag containing 3 uniforms of Punjab Police. 

Rajasthan: Two detained in connection with Nabha jailbreak

The Punjab Police has detained two persons in connection with the Nabha jailbreak incident, one of whom is a friend of an escapee, from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan.

Supreme Court orders status quo on SYL canal land
Supreme Court orders status quo on SYL canal land

The court order came on a plea by the Haryana government that sought status quo ante in the wake of Punjab government`s decision to denotify the acquired land.

Punjab cabbie turns billionaire for a day, gets Rs 98 billion in account!
Punjab cabbie turns billionaire for a day, gets Rs 98 billion in account!

Cash to the tune of Rs 98 billion was transferred in the account of Balwinder Singh on November 4.

How 'clerical mistake' made Punjab taxi driver a billionaire, for a day

A taxi driver in Punjab became a billionaire this month, albeit for a day or so, giving him a shock of his life but forcing bank and income tax authorities to launch a probe.

Nabha jailbreak: Three, including assistant jail superintendent, head warden arrested on charges of abetment, criminal conspiracy
Nabha jailbreak: Three, including assistant jail superintendent, head warden arrested on charges of abetment, criminal conspiracy

Khalistan Liberation Front chief and four other prisoners had escaped after armed men in police uniform had stormed the high-security prison in Patiala on November 27.

Only four militants had entered Pathankot airbase: Govt
Only four militants had entered Pathankot airbase: Govt

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar too had said that six terrorists were involved in the attack.

Nabha jailbreak 'mastermind' shifted to high-security barrack in UP

An alert has been sounded in 65 district jails of Uttar Pradesh in the wake of the Nabha jailbreak.

Khalistan Liberation Front chief Harminder Singh Mintoo was in touch with terror groups in Pakistan: Punjab DGP
Khalistan Liberation Front chief Harminder Singh Mintoo was in touch with terror groups in Pakistan: Punjab DGP

  Khalistan Liberation Front chief was in touch with terror groups in Pakistan.

Punjab Assembly elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at husband's entry too
Punjab Assembly elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at husband's entry too

Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and former hockey Olympian Pargat Singh on Monday joined the Congress.

Nabha jailbreak: How one phone call led to terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo's arrest
Nabha jailbreak: How one phone call led to terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo's arrest

Pro-Khalistan leader Harminder Singh Mintoo, who along with five others escaped from Punjab's Nabha jail yesterday, was on Monday arrested in Delhi. 

Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal row: Punjab, Haryana delegations to meet President Mukherjee
Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal row: Punjab, Haryana delegations to meet President Mukherjee

The all-party delegation from Haryana will be led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, while Punjab`s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal shall be leading the delegation.

Armed men storm Punjab's Nabha jail, free Khalistani militant, gangsters; massive manhunt launched
Armed men storm Punjab's Nabha jail, free Khalistani militant, gangsters; massive manhunt launched

After the jailbreak, security agencies in northern states were put on high alert and Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Major breakthrough in Nabha jailbreak: Mastermind Parminder Singh arrested, huge cache of arms recovered
Major breakthrough in Nabha jailbreak: Mastermind Parminder Singh arrested, huge cache of arms recovered

One of the Nabha jail attackers has been arrested with huge cache of arms and ammunition from Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. 

'Pakistan desperate to revive terrorism, could be behind Nabha jailbreak'

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday voiced apprehension that Pakistan could be behind the sensational Nabha jailbreak, saying the neighbouring country was "desperate to revive terrorism" after Indian army conducted the surgical strike across the LoC.

Punjab jailbreak: Top officials suspended, dismissed

The Punjab government on Sunday suspended the Director General (Jails) and dismissed the Nabha Jail superintendent and deputy jail superintendent and set up a special taskforce to look into the Nabha jailbreak incident.

Nabha jailbreak: Escaped prisoners were a prized catch
Nabha jailbreak: Escaped prisoners were a prized catch

The Punjab Police and security agencies are investigating the recent activities of the six prisoners who escaped from the maximum security Nabha Jail premises on Sunday following a well-planned attack by unidentified armed men.

Armed men attack Punjab's Nabha jail, free Khalistan Liberation Front chief
Armed men attack Punjab's Nabha jail, free Khalistan Liberation Front chief

In a sensational jailbreak, a group of armed men in police uniform on Sunday attacked the high-security Nabha Jail in Punjab.

Youth should learn lesson of unity from Guru Gobind Singh: PM Modi
Youth should learn lesson of unity from Guru Gobind Singh: PM Modi

PM Modi said there is a need to inspire the current generation to follow the path of unity shown by him.

Indus Water Treaty: Water that belongs to India can't be allowed to flow into Pakistan, says PM Narendra Modi in Punjab
Indus Water Treaty: Water that belongs to India can't be allowed to flow into Pakistan, says PM Narendra Modi in Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that the surgical strikes conducted in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in September wreaked havoc on Pakistan.

Doing everything possible to ensure middle class is not exploited and poor get their due: PM
Doing everything possible to ensure middle class is not exploited and poor get their due: PM

The Prime Minister also encouraged people to embrace digital payment methods to carry out day-to-day transactions.

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Punjab​'s Bathinda ​
PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Punjab​'s Bathinda ​

PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit is likely to set political temperature soaring in the state slated to go for polls early next year.

PM to visit Punjab on Friday, will lay foundation stone of AIIMS in Bathinda
PM to visit Punjab on Friday, will lay foundation stone of AIIMS in Bathinda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Punjab on Friday and will lay the foundation stone of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bathinda, Punjab government officials said here on Thursday.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: AAP leader HS Phoolka demands immediate arrest of  Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar
1984 anti-Sikh riots: AAP leader HS Phoolka demands immediate arrest of Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Supreme Court lawyer H S Phoolka today demanded immediate arrest of Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar for their alleged role in 1984 riots and said that they are being saved by the political parties for their "vested interests."