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Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa
Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa

At a time assaults on Dalits have turned into a political hot potato, the Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch 'Dalit Manifestos' in poll-bound Punjab, Goa and Gujarat to "expose the anti-Dalit and Manuwadi" side of BJP.

Stolen LMG recovered in Punjab, red alert sounded for runaway BSF trooper

A light machine gun (LMG) and large amount of ammunition stolen by a BSF trooper from Jammu and Kashmir was recovered in Punjab's Jalandhar city on Tuesday by security agencies, a senior Punjab Police officer said here.

AAP to woo Dalits by bringing separate ''Dalit manifesto'' in Punjab

Recently, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party had raised issues related to Dalit atrocities and is now planning to go ahead taking political mileage out of such incidents.

Harsimrat's charge of my misbehaviour with her 'wild': Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today rejected as "wild" the charge by Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal that he "misbehaved" with her after Rajya Sabha had been adjourned for the day on Friday and said instead of her apologising she is seeking an apology.

Quran desecration case: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav sent to 2-day police custody
Quran desecration case: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav sent to 2-day police custody

In a major development in Quran desecration case, AAP MLA Naresh Yadav has been sent to two day police custody by Malerkotla court of Punjab.

Navjot Singh Sidhu says he quit Rajya Sabha because he was told to stay away from Punjab
Navjot Singh Sidhu says he quit Rajya Sabha because he was told to stay away from Punjab

Former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu said no political party in the world is above Punjab.

Congress lawmakers to quit if SC ruling on SYL canal goes against Punjab

All Congress legislators in Punjab will submit mass resignations in the event of the Supreme Court deciding the SYL (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) canal case against the state, Punjab Congress leader Amarinder Singh said on Sunday.

AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, booked in Malerkotla sacrilege incident, arrested by Punjab police
AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, booked in Malerkotla sacrilege incident, arrested by Punjab police

In a double whammy for AAP, two MLAs of Delhi's ruling party were on Sunday arrested, one for allegedly trying to mow a woman down and another in a sacrilege incident in Punjab.

Seven lakh applicants for Punjab Police to face dope test

The Punjab government will get dope testing done on around seven lakh youth who have applied for hundreds of posts of constables in the Punjab Police, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Sunday.

Navjot Singh Sidhu is still in the party: Punjab BJP chief

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from Rajya Sabha membership recently, is still in BJP and does not have any "personal grudge" against the party, Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla said on Sunday.

In or out? Did Sidhu really quit BJP and join AAP!
In or out? Did Sidhu really quit BJP and join AAP!

Sidhu is still in BJP and he has not resigned from the party, Punjab BJP said.

AAP has very close links with radicals, alleges Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has "very close links" with radical organisations and also termed the recent incident of party MP Bhagwant Mann uploading Parliament's security set up on social media as a "very serious lapse".

AAP has very close links with radicals: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has "very close links" with radical organisations and also termed the recent incident of party MP Bhagwant Mann uploading Parliament`s security set up on social media as a "very serious lapse".

Major water crisis in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula - Know reason behind it
Major water crisis in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula - Know reason behind it

Chandigarh and its neighbouring towns of Mohali and Panchkula faced a major water crisis on Sunday due to a snag in the water supply system.

Punjab braveheart challenges J&K separatists, says will hoist tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Aug 15 - Watch
Punjab braveheart challenges J&K separatists, says will hoist tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Aug 15 - Watch

Fifteen-year-old girl Jhanvi Behal is all set to take on those who insulted Indian flag by hoisting Pakistani flag at Srinagar's Lal Chowk.

Ugly spat: Renuka Chowdhury reacts to Harsimrat Kaur​'s 'Kachra' allegation, calls it 'cheap political drama'
Ugly spat: Renuka Chowdhury reacts to Harsimrat Kaur​'s 'Kachra' allegation, calls it 'cheap political drama'

In a blistering attack on the Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury asked the former to define what a habitual offender is? 

What did she do that people tied her with rope and handed over to police? - Must read
What did she do that people tied her with rope and handed over to police? - Must read

The members of the Raj Singh Chauhan household were shocked to find a drunken woman stumbling on their porch and creating an ugly scene.  

Bhagwant Mann smells of alcohol, can't sit next to him: Suspended AAP MP Harinder Khalsa
Bhagwant Mann smells of alcohol, can't sit next to him: Suspended AAP MP Harinder Khalsa

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today appeared before Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan after being summoned following his controversial video on the high-security Parliament House complex.

Navjot Singh Sidhu will not be AAP's CM candidate in Punjab, say top leaders
Navjot Singh Sidhu will not be AAP's CM candidate in Punjab, say top leaders

In a major jolt to the BJP ahead of the Punjab Assembly Elections, Navjot Singh Sidhu had on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha and hit out at the party.

Bhagwant Mann video row: LS Speaker seeks report on Parliament security, may summon AAP MP
Bhagwant Mann video row: LS Speaker seeks report on Parliament security, may summon AAP MP

Bhagwant Mann has been accused of violating Parliament security rules by live streaming a video security pickets inside the Parliament House complex on Thursday.

WATCH: Navjot Singh Sidhu's response when media asked him about joining AAP
WATCH: Navjot Singh Sidhu's response when media asked him about joining AAP

Speculations are rife whether Navjot Singh Sidhu will join AAP.

Bomb scare at Amritsar airport; suspicious bag found on SpiceJet flight
Bomb scare at Amritsar airport; suspicious bag found on SpiceJet flight

Bomb scare hit the airport at Amritsar on Thursday morning after a suspicious bag was found on a SpiceJet flight.

AAP continues to be evasive on Navjot Singh Sidhu joining party

The AAP on Wednesday continued to be evasive on when Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife Navjot Kaur would join the party even as it clarified that no two family members can be office-bearers or contest polls at the same time.

Suspended by SAD, former India hockey captain Pargat Singh may soon join AAP
Suspended by SAD, former India hockey captain Pargat Singh may soon join AAP

Former Indian hockey captain and Jalandhar Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh, who has been suspended by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), is reportedly mulling to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the Punjab Assembly Elections 2017.

Congress' doors open for Sidhu, says Amarinder

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt. Amarinder Singh has said former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu was welcome to the Congress if he desired so."Congress` doors are open for everyone," he said.

LEAKED: Navjot Singh Sidhu sealed a secret Punjab poll deal with Arvind Kejriwal?
LEAKED: Navjot Singh Sidhu sealed a secret Punjab poll deal with Arvind Kejriwal?

There are still several unanswered over Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from Rajya Sabha and BJP.

Navjot Singh Sidhu to be AAP's 'star campaigner', not CM face in Punjab: Sources
Navjot Singh Sidhu to be AAP's 'star campaigner', not CM face in Punjab: Sources

Amid intense speculations over Navjot Singh Sidhu's next move, top sources on Wednesday claimed that the cricketer-turned-politician will campaign for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as its star campaigner but won't be the party's chief ministerial candidate in Punjab.

Navjot Singh Sidhu welcome to join Congress: Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu was welcome to join the party if he so desired.

No move yet to make Sidhu CM face in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal ​

Arvind Kejriwal said he "salutes" Sidhu for his "courage" in quitting the Rajya Sabha.
 

I am still with BJP; don't know why he quit, says Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife
I am still with BJP; don't know why he quit, says Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife

A day after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from Rajya Sabha, his wife on Tuesday said that she doesn't know why he quit.