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Pathankot, Gurdaspur put on high alert after security agencies intercept militants' calls from Pakistan
Pathankot, Gurdaspur put on high alert after security agencies intercept militants' calls from Pakistan

TOI reported that a call from Pakistan was intercepted by the security agencies “suggesting movement of some suspects”.

Will Navjot Singh Sidhu join Aam Aadmi Party? This is what Arvind Kejriwal has to say
Will Navjot Singh Sidhu join Aam Aadmi Party? This is what Arvind Kejriwal has to say

Former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Navjot Singh Sidhu has reportedly failed to cut an ice with Aam Aadmi Party leadership over his demand of the party`s chief ministerial candidature in Punjab.

Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore appointed Chandigarh Administrator

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore was on Thursday appointed the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh.

Punjab polls: Aam Aadmi Party releases second list of 13 candidates; Know Details
Punjab polls: Aam Aadmi Party releases second list of 13 candidates; Know Details

AAP's second list of 13 candidates for Punjab polls was released by party leaders Sanjay Singh and Bhagwant Mann.

AAP-Sidhu deal fails to materialise as party not keen to give Punjab CM post to ex-BJP MP
AAP-Sidhu deal fails to materialise as party not keen to give Punjab CM post to ex-BJP MP

 Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was likely to join the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has reportedly put his decision to join the party on hold, according to media reports.

Sacrilege in Punjab mosque, relative of in-charge maulvi held

The Holy Quran was sacrileged in a village in this district of Punjab for which police has arrested a close relative of the maulvi of the mosque where the incident occurred.

The Great Khali extends unconditional support to AAP candidate in Punjab
The Great Khali extends unconditional support to AAP candidate in Punjab

Earlier, media reports said that wrestler Dilip Singh Rana, popularly known as 'The Great Khali' has joined Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab.

Three people arrested in connection with attack on RSS Punjab leader

The Punjab Police has arrested three people in connection with an attack on top RSS leader Brig. (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja.

Does Aam Aadmi Party have links with Punjab radicals? Sukhbir Badal claims so
Does Aam Aadmi Party have links with Punjab radicals? Sukhbir Badal claims so

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday urged the central government to thoroughly investigate funding received by the AAP and its leaders, alleging that radicals from Punjab had aligned themselves with the outfit.

Punjab: Slight improvement in RSS leader's condition, say doctors

RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who was severely injured after being shot at by some bike-borne assailants, is showing signs of improvement, doctors said on Wednesday.

No arrests made as Punjab RSS leader remains critical

Punjab Police announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh and a police job to anyone providing information about the assailants of top Punjab RSS leader Brig. (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja, an official said on Tuesday.

Winnability to be only criteria for selecting candidates: Amarinder

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that "winnability" will be the sole criteria for selecting party candidates for the 2017 assembly elections.

28-year-old arrested for possessing country-made pistol in Pathankot

A 28-year-old man was arrested after a country-made pistol was recovered from him at the Pathankot railway station, police said on Tuesday.

FIR filed against Punjab Gau Raksha Dal chief Satish Kumar over social media video

Satish Kumar had hit out at the PM saying that he doesn't mind if he is called a goon for saving the cow. 

Badal must admit menace of drugs in Punjab: AAP

Criticizing the Punjab government over the issue of drug menace, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimed that ongoing police recruitment process has showed the "gravity" of drug abuse and unemployment in the state.

OMG! Pathankot man cuts his private parts after girl breaks up engagement
OMG! Pathankot man cuts his private parts after girl breaks up engagement

The boy met this girl after his first marriage with another woman was broken. And he seemed to be very happy to meet her.

Punjab Police set up team to probe attack on RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja
Punjab Police set up team to probe attack on RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja

A special investigation team (SIT) was set up to probe the attack on a senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader and former senior Army official in Punjab's Jalandhar city late on Saturday.

Senior RSS leader Brigadier (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja still critical after being shot at - Know what happened
Senior RSS leader Brigadier (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja still critical after being shot at - Know what happened

Local BJP MLA Manoranjan Kalia said that three bullets hit senior RSS leader Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja.

Senior RSS leader shot at in Punjab, critical

Senior RSS leader Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja was on Saturday night shot at by some bike-borne persons at Jyoti Chowk area here, police said.

Controversial Punjab SP ​Salwinder Singh booked for sexual harassment

Controversial Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh was on Thursday booked for allegedly sexually harassing five women personnel of the force, police said.

VIRAL VIDEO: Youth stabbed to death by goons in busy Chandigarh market – Watch shocking CCTV footage
VIRAL VIDEO: Youth stabbed to death by goons in busy Chandigarh market – Watch shocking CCTV footage

A CCTV camera captured the entire incident and the video went viral after it was uploaded on the social media.

AAP releases first list of 19 candidates, Bhagwant Mann to lead campaign in Punjab; here is the full list
AAP releases first list of 19 candidates, Bhagwant Mann to lead campaign in Punjab; here is the full list

Senior lawyers HS Poolkha and Himmat Singh Shergill figure in the AAP's first list. While Phoolka has been fielded from Dakha, Shergill will contest from SAS Nagar.

Punjab polls: HS Poolkha, Himmat Singh Shergill may figure in AAP's first list

Senior lawyers HS Poolkha and Himmat Singh Shergill may find place in Aam Aadmi Party's first list of candidates for Punjab Assembly polls.

This Mohali-based girl bags Rs 40 lakh dream job with Google — Details inside
This Mohali-based girl bags Rs 40 lakh dream job with Google — Details inside

Hard work always pays off. That's what happened with a Mohali-based girl who has been offered an impressive package of Rs 40 lakh by the tech giant 'Google'. 

Punjab offers to put AAP MP Bhagwant Mann in rehab centre
Punjab offers to put AAP MP Bhagwant Mann in rehab centre

Some Lok Sabha MPs had on Thursday urged Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to send AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to a rehabilitation centre for alcohol de-addiction.

Shiromani Akali Dal MP seeks Centre's help for Punjabis held hostage in Libya

A Member of Parliament from Punjab on Tuesday sought the Centre`s intervention to secure the release of three Punjabis allegedly held hostage by their employers in Libya.

AAP to announce 1st list of candidates for Punjab polls
AAP to announce 1st list of candidates for Punjab polls

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will soon release the first list of its 23 candidates for the upcoming Punjab assembly polls after getting a nod from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Political Affairs Committee (PAC), the party said today.

Punjab govt approves criteria for grant to Sangharshi Yodhas, who participated in anti-Emergency protests

Punjab government today approved the criteria for grant of financial assistance and facilities to Sangharshi Yodhas who participated in anti-Emergency protests and Punjabi Suba movement to safeguard the interest of the state.

Kejriwal attacks Majithia, vows to create a 'new Punjab'

 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who on Friday got bail in a defamation case filed by Bikram Singh Majithia, launched a fresh attack on the Punjab Revenue Minister over drug issue, daring the SAD leader to get him arrested and vowed to create a "new Punjab" after six months.