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Punjab Congress factions come to blows

Two factions of Punjab Congress came to blows over fixing a party poster ahead of a conference of the party's women wing here.

Even 'shadow' of Cong, AAP is bad for Punjab: Badal

Terming the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party as "anti-Punjab", Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said even the shadow of these parties was bad for the state.

Punjab fails to avail Rs 719 cr of funds: CAG

Punjab could not avail funds amounting to Rs 719.50 crore due to delay in submission of utilisation certificates to the Centre, according to a latest CAG report.

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from BJP membership, wife urges BJP to cut ties with SAD
Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from BJP membership, wife urges BJP to cut ties with SAD

Days after launching a new political front `Awaaz-e-Punjab`, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from the primary membership of his party for years BJP on Wednesday.

Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly
Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab minister Majithia during the assembly session.

IAF's Jaguar fighter jet catches fire during take-off in Ambala, pilot safe
IAF's Jaguar fighter jet catches fire during take-off in Ambala, pilot safe

A Jaguar fighter jet caught fire minutes before take off at Ambala airfield on Tuesday but the pilot escaped safely, Indian Air Force officials said.

More trouble for Arvind Kejriwal! Aam Aadmi Party candidate accused of stalking Pakistani woman in Canada
More trouble for Arvind Kejriwal! Aam Aadmi Party candidate accused of stalking Pakistani woman in Canada

Dev Mann, who is in the fray for AAP from Nabha, has rejected the allegations as bogus and said he was being defamed on the directions of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

Pargat Singh resigns from SAD

Former hockey captain-turned- politician Pargat Singh on Monday resigned from Shiromani Akali Dal, accusing party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal of "betraying" the trust of people of Punjab.

AAP farmers' manifesto poor carbon copy of Cong: Amarinder

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Sunday claimed the farmers' manifesto by AAP was a "poor carbon copy" of the one by his party and alleged the outfit "lacked the confidence to commit anything".

Punjab polls: AAP releases 'Kisan Manifesto', promises to make farmers debt-free by December 2018
Punjab polls: AAP releases 'Kisan Manifesto', promises to make farmers debt-free by December 2018

Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday unveiled its 31-point 'Kisan Manifesto' for Punjab Assembly elections. 

Kejriwal accuses Badals, Amarinder of 'looting' Punjab
Kejriwal accuses Badals, Amarinder of 'looting' Punjab

Kejriwal, on the last day of his four-day tour of the state, told a rally that the future of Punjab was bright and it would show the direction to the entire world.

Navjot Sidhu's outfit 'BJP-sponsored programme' to divide anti-incumbency votes: Congress
Navjot Sidhu's outfit 'BJP-sponsored programme' to divide anti-incumbency votes: Congress

In political doghouse in Punjab for nearly a decade, Congress on Sunday said it suspected the new outfit floated by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Sidhu was a "BJP-sponsored programme" to divide anti-incumbency votes.

SAD-BJP will score hat-trick in Punjab polls: Harsimrat Kaur Badal
SAD-BJP will score hat-trick in Punjab polls: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine in Punjab will create history again by winning the Assembly elections for the third consecutive time next year on development agenda, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said here.

Man rapes teenaged girl in Punjab's Moga

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 30-year-old man at a village here, police said today.

Ludhiana's Bains brothers physically moved out of Punjab Assembly

Ludhiana's Bains brothers, the two Independent MLAs who are part of the 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' front of Navjot Singh Sidhu, were on Friday "physically moved out" of the Punjab Assembly for disrupting proceedings.

Shocking! Chandigarh youth spins dog, tosses it against wall - Viral Video
Shocking! Chandigarh youth spins dog, tosses it against wall - Viral Video

According to a report, the police have lodged an FIR against the accused on charges of cruelty against animals.

Anandpur Sahib to be holy city if AAP comes to power, complete ban on meat, liquor sale: Kejriwal
Anandpur Sahib to be holy city if AAP comes to power, complete ban on meat, liquor sale: Kejriwal

"The foundation of Khalsa Panth was laid at Anandpur Sahib, that is why this place is known as the land of Khalsa. So, if AAP is voted to power, the government would make Anandpur Sahib a holy city," Kejriwal said.

AAP files defamation cases against Sehrawat, party rebels

The Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab has filed criminal defamation cases against its Delhi MLA Devender Sehrawat, who had accused the party's state leaders of exploiting women in return for tickets, and former party leaders HS Kingra and Paviter Singh.

Kejriwal promises ‘holy city’ status to Amritsar; ban meat, alcohol around Golden Temple if AAP wins in Punjab
Kejriwal promises ‘holy city’ status to Amritsar; ban meat, alcohol around Golden Temple if AAP wins in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday vowed to ensure a prohibition on alcohol and meat around the holy area of Golden Temple in Amritsar if his party wins in Punjab polls..

AAP calls Navjot Singh Sidhu 'B Team of RSS', says not worried after 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' launch
AAP calls Navjot Singh Sidhu 'B Team of RSS', says not worried after 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' launch

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday slammed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for his remarks against Arvind Kejriwal, saying that the latter is acting like the "team B of RSS."

Navjot Singh Sidhu's new outfit a 'B-team' of the RSS: AAP

AAP on Thursday hit back at Navjot Singh Sidhu, alleging that his political outfit 'Awaaz e Punjab' was the 'B-team' of the RSS, and said his attack on the Badal family was a diversion, as his real target was Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's party a bunch of fugitives and defectors: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday dismissed 'Awaaz e Punjab' formed by ex-BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu as a "bunch of fugitives and defectors", and said people who had "deceived" their mother party could never be loyal to the state and its people.

Congress to move no confidence motion against Badal govt in Punjab
Congress to move no confidence motion against Badal govt in Punjab

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Charanjit Singh Channi wrote a letter to the Secretary, Punjab Assembly on the issue after a CLP meeting here.

Punjab Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says won't be cowed down by protests; vows to send Badals to jail
Punjab Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says won't be cowed down by protests; vows to send Badals to jail

A combative Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday he won't be cowed down by protests and that he and the AAP will remain in Punjab till the ruling Badal family is jailed.

Navjot Singh Sidhu launches 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' front, reveals why he did not join Kejriwal-led AAP
Navjot Singh Sidhu launches 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' front, reveals why he did not join Kejriwal-led AAP

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday formally announced a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections.

Arvind Kejriwal says Sukhbir Badal has got 63 fake CDs on AAP leaders; pushed and chased in Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal says Sukhbir Badal has got 63 fake CDs on AAP leaders; pushed and chased in Delhi

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has accused the SAD-BJP government of running a malicious campaign against his party AAP in Punjab.

Arvind Kejriwal pushed by protestors at New Delhi railway station; AAP smells conspiracy, blames PM Modi
Arvind Kejriwal pushed by protestors at New Delhi railway station; AAP smells conspiracy, blames PM Modi

Delhi BJP women wing protested against Chief Minister​ Arvind Kejriwal at the New Delhi Railway Station this morning.

Guru Nanak's marriage anniversary celebrations in Batala today

Guru Nanak was married to Mata Sulakhni, daughter of Mul Chand, a Chona Khatri of Batala, in 1487.

Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' today
Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' today

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had on September 02 floated a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' online.

AAP Punjab Observer Vijay Chauhan accused of sexually harassing maid
AAP Punjab Observer Vijay Chauhan accused of sexually harassing maid

Adding further trouble to an already challenging phase of politics for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a Punjab party Observer has been accused of sexually abusing his domestic help.