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Double blow for BJP in Punjab? After Navjot Singh Sidhu, speculations rife on wife's resignation
Double blow for BJP in Punjab? After Navjot Singh Sidhu, speculations rife on wife's resignation

After the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu from the Rajya Sabha on Monday, speculations are rife on his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu's resignation also as a Chief Parliamentary Secretary in Punjab.

Kejriwal's sewa at Golden Temple was for publicity: Amarinder

There was nothing apologetic in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's attitude during his volunteer service at the Golden Temple here on Monday, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh said and termed it as "theatrics" aimed at "publicity".

Amritsar court summons Kejriwal, AAP leaders in defamation case

A court in Amritsar city issued summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders in a defamation case filed by Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
 

'Arvind Kejriwal a Pakistani agent; after Delhi, now he is trying to fool people of Punjab'
'Arvind Kejriwal a Pakistani agent; after Delhi, now he is trying to fool people of Punjab'

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has strongly lashed out at AAP leader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Rajya Sabha, to join AAP?
Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Rajya Sabha, to join AAP?

Sidhu may be named as AAP's CM candidate for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab.

Arvind Kejriwal seeks forgiveness, performs 'sewa' at Golden Temple
Arvind Kejriwal seeks forgiveness, performs 'sewa' at Golden Temple

Sticking to his promise, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday performed 'sewa' at Gurudwara Harmandar Sahib or the Golden Temple complex here.

Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita takes VRS - Is one of these the real reason behind decision?
Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita takes VRS - Is one of these the real reason behind decision?

Soon after the news of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal taking VRS came to light, social media was flooded with speculations of her joining AAP.

EC selects singer-actor Gurdas Maan as state icon for Punjab assembly polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday selected famous Punjabi singer and actor Gurdas Maan as the state icon for the 2017 assembly polls.

SHOCKING! Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann comes to Parliament drunk?
SHOCKING! Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann comes to Parliament drunk?

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann is under fire due to his alleged addiction to alcohol.

BSF seizes 21 packets of heroin, pistol in Ajnala

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday morning seized as many as 21 packets of suspected heroin and a pistol from Narli village in Attari sector close to the Indo-Pakistan border.

Massive drug haul in Punjab, 21 kg heroin seized

It is one of the biggest drug hauls in the region in recent times.

Punjab Cabinet sends PCOCA to AG for re-examination

Modelled on the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, this proposed law aims at ensuring imprisonment of dreaded gangsters, who in most cases are acquitted because of witnesses turning hostile.

Wary of rebels, Punjab Congress mandates 'loyalty bond' for ticket hopefuls
Wary of rebels, Punjab Congress mandates 'loyalty bond' for ticket hopefuls

Former CM Amrinder Singh, who is leading the Congress in the polls, said that the party will take strict action against rebels.

Three Pakistani intruders shot dead along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

Pakistani intruders were today shot dead by the BSF following an encounter in Darya Mansoor area along the Indo-Pak border.

BSF foils infiltration bid, guns down three intruders in Ajnala

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday morning foiled an infiltration bid by gunning down three intruders at the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab`s Ajnala Sector.

Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers
Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Punjab Congress has asked ticket seekers to take a pledge and give an undertaking that they will not contest polls on any assembly seat against Congress nominee if they are not "chosen".

PB-Sena activists block traffic, Delhi-Lahore buses diverted

Shiv Sena activists demand resumption of Amarnath Yatra from Jammu blocked traffic on NH1.

SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports
SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the SAD-BJP alliance government is fully alert and is ready to foil any nefarious attempt aimed at disturbing the law and order situation in the state.

AAP in damage control mode? HS Phoolka to visit Golden Temple to seek pardon for Khetan's mistake
AAP in damage control mode? HS Phoolka to visit Golden Temple to seek pardon for Khetan's mistake

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka will visit the Golden Temple on Sunday to seek pardon for the mistake committed by Ashish Khetan, who "inadvertently" hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikh community by comparing 'youth manifesto' with the Guru Granth Sahib.

AAP disturbing religious harmony in Punjab: BJP

 BJP activists today staged a protest against Aam Aadmi Party in Raja Garden area of west Delhi, alleging that the party was "disturbing religious harmony" in Punjab.

AAP's Ashish Khetan booked for comparing party's manifesto with Guru Granth Sahib
AAP's Ashish Khetan booked for comparing party's manifesto with Guru Granth Sahib

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal attacked AAP for using the image of the Golden Temple on the cover page of its manifesto.

Punjab Police questions AAP MLA over scripture 'desecration'

Punjab Police Tuesday questioned AAP MLA Naresh Yadav for over five hours in connection with a case of alleged desecration of a scripture at Malerkotla here on June 24.

Fear of losing Punjab polls leading BJP to trouble AAP: JD (U)

Hinting at a `conspiracy` behind the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister`s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar by the CBI, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday said the BJP-led government was `troubling` AAP-led government as they fear losing Punjab Assembly polls.

Quran desecration case: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav to be arrested by Punjab Police?
Quran desecration case: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav to be arrested by Punjab Police?

AAP MLA Naresh Yadav may be arrested by Punjab Police in connection with Quran desecration case!

Amarinder demands independent probe into sacrilege incident

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Sunday demanded an independent probe into the allegations of AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's involvement in the desecration of a religious book.

Quran desecration: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav promised to pay Rs 1 crore to 'mastermind'?
Quran desecration: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav promised to pay Rs 1 crore to 'mastermind'?

The alleged mastermind in Quran desecration case has claimed that he had desecrated the Quran at the behest of AAP MLA Naresh Yadav,

Arvind Kejriwal's 3-day Punjab tour begins, to roll out AAP's youth manifesto today
Arvind Kejriwal's 3-day Punjab tour begins, to roll out AAP's youth manifesto today

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal will on Sunday release a manifesto aimed at the youth of in Amritsar as he starts his three-day Punjab tour today. 

Quran desecration: Setback for AAP as Delhi MLA Naresh Yadav booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab
Quran desecration: Setback for AAP as Delhi MLA Naresh Yadav booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab

In a major shock to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, its MLA from Delhi - Naresh Yadav - has been booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab.

PM Narendra Modi to attend Baba Banda Singh Bahadur's 300th martyrdom anniversary event - Details here
PM Narendra Modi to attend Baba Banda Singh Bahadur's 300th martyrdom anniversary event - Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a commemorative event to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Sikh military commander Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in Delhi on Sunday.