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Army chopper makes emergency landing in Punjab village

All the four crew members including pilot are safe.

Abohar incident rocks Punjab Assembly, Congress stages walkout

A 27-year-old Dalit man was brutally murdered at the farm house of Shiv Lal Doda in Fazilka's Abohar constituency in December last year.

Bajwa, Dullo Congress' Rajya Sabha candidates from Punjab

The Congress on Thursday named former party chiefs in Punjab Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo as its candidates for the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from the state.

Shwet Malik to be BJP RS candidate from Punjab

BJP on Thursday nominated former Amritsar Mayor Shwet Malik as the party nominee for Rajya Sabha from Punjab, as the term of Avinash Rai Khanna is coming to an end.

Pathankot terrorists continue to trouble authorities even after death, know why
Pathankot terrorists continue to trouble authorities even after death, know why

The four attackers of the Pathankot Air Force base continue to trouble authorities even months after being gunned down by security forces in the fierce encounter. 

Punjab govt concerned over its right on river waters

Noting that Punjab's right to waters of its rivers should be "safeguarded", Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today appealed the Centre to remove "discrimination" in sharing it with neighbouring states.

HC Judge, who took suo motu notice of Murthal gang-rapes, dies
HC Judge, who took suo motu notice of Murthal gang-rapes, dies

Justice Naresh Kumar Sanghi, a sitting judge of the Punjab and Haryana high court, passed away on Monday following a heart attack.

RESPECT: Why BSF soldiers are real life 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' - Moving tale of 5-year-old's homecoming
RESPECT: Why BSF soldiers are real life 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' - Moving tale of 5-year-old's homecoming

We keep hearing several bravery stories of our Border Security Force soldiers - sacrificing their lives for the nation, protecting the motherland and many more. But, this is one rare story when BSF played 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' to a 5-year-old deaf and mute Pakistani girl.

Pathankot attack: Centre sends Rs 6.35 crore bill to Punjab for payment of forces deployed in anti-terror operations!
Pathankot attack: Centre sends Rs 6.35 crore bill to Punjab for payment of forces deployed in anti-terror operations!

A 'bill war' has begun between Centre and Punjab over Pathankot terror attack operations.

Meet Jhanvi Behal, the 15-year-old girl who challenged Kanhaiya Kumar for debate - Things to know
Meet Jhanvi Behal, the 15-year-old girl who challenged Kanhaiya Kumar for debate - Things to know

A 15-year-old girl made headlines on Sunday after she challenged JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on sedition charges and currently out on bail, to debate.

15-year-old Jhanvi Behal challenges Kanhaiya Kumar for an open debate on PM Modi - Watch
15-year-old Jhanvi Behal challenges Kanhaiya Kumar for an open debate on PM Modi - Watch

Amid ongoing fiasco over the anti-national sloganeering at Jawaharlal Nehru University in the National Capital and JNU students' leaders Kanhaiya Kumar 's outburst against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, a teenage girl from Ludhiana in Punjab has challenged the 29-year-old from Begusarai in Bihar.

BSF shoots down Pak intruder at Ferozepur sector

The Border Security Forces (BSF) on Friday morning shot down one Pakistani intruder while sneaking into the Indian Territory in the Ferozepur sector.

Not a drop of water to spare: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Wednesday that Punjab did not have a single drop of water to spare from its rivers and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) would ensure that there is no compromise on the rights of the state under the Riparian principle.

Punjab, Haryana agree on naming Chandigarh airport after Bhagat Singh

After fighting over the naming of the international airport at Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana have finally agreed to name it after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Arvind Kejrwal's car attacked in Punjab's Ludhiana; Delhi CM says Badals, Congress are nervous
Arvind Kejrwal's car attacked in Punjab's Ludhiana; Delhi CM says Badals, Congress are nervous

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's car was attacked with sticks and stones in Punjab's Ludhiana district on Monday.

Punjab govt imposes ban on sale of army uniforms
Punjab govt imposes ban on sale of army uniforms

Punjab government today imposed a ban on the sale of army uniforms across the state.

AAP may reach out to 2 suspended MPs if they realise mistake: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the party has no problem in reaching out to its two suspended MPs from Punjab provided they "realise their mistake".

Won't back AAP if it inducts corrupt leaders for Punjab polls: Party MP
Won't back AAP if it inducts corrupt leaders for Punjab polls: Party MP

Dharamvira Gandhi, one of four AAP MPs from Punjab, says he won't support the party if it inducts "corrupt and tainted leaders" from other parties for the Punjab assembly polls.

Black flags, protest welcome Arvind Kejriwal in Punjab
Black flags, protest welcome Arvind Kejriwal in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a five-day visit to Punjab, faced protest, black flags and 'Go Back Kejriwal' posters allegedly by SAD-BJP workers on Friday.

Akali's have no moral right to rule Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that the SAD-BJP government in Punjab has "lost moral right" to continue as it has "miserably failed" in providing basic amenities like safe drinking water to the people of the state.

Nationalism debate heats up in Punjab; posters of Hafiz Saeed with PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi surface in Amritsar
Nationalism debate heats up in Punjab; posters of Hafiz Saeed with PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi surface in Amritsar

A debate on nationalism is raging in the wake of 'anti-national sloganeering' on Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.

#KejriwalCircus: When Arvind Kejriwal vowed to replicate Delhi anti-corruption model in Punjab
#KejriwalCircus: When Arvind Kejriwal vowed to replicate Delhi anti-corruption model in Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday kick-started his five-day visit to Punjab.

Will replicate Delhi model in Punjab if we form govt: Kejriwal
Will replicate Delhi model in Punjab if we form govt: Kejriwal

Claiming that ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance in Punjab was confronted with a "tsunami of anti-incumbency", Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the party will replicate the Delhi anti-corruption model if AAP is voted to power in the state.

Kejriwal arrives in Punjab on five-day political visit
Kejriwal arrives in Punjab on five-day political visit

AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal started his five-day visit to Punjab on Thursday to boost the political prospects of the Aam Aadmi Party.

Arvind Kejriwal to begin 5-day Punjab visit from today
Arvind Kejriwal to begin 5-day Punjab visit from today

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will commence his five-day visit to Punjab from Thursday to take stock of poll preparations of the party there.

Many 'seasonal birds' will visit Punjab in poll season: Badal

With AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal set to begin his five-day visit to Punjab tomorrow, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that in 'poll season' many seasonal birds would visit the state, but claimed it would hardly have any effect as SAD-BJP alliance will win the 2017 assembly polls.

Punjabi singer and former SAD leader Hansraj Hans joins Congress
Punjabi singer and former SAD leader Hansraj Hans joins Congress

In a major blow to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), its former vice-president and noted Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans on Saturday joined Congress party in the presence of Punjab Caongress Captain Amarinder Singh.

Shiv Sena leader's son shot at in Punjab's Jalandhar
Shiv Sena leader's son shot at in Punjab's Jalandhar

A son of a Shiv Sena leader in Punjab's Jalandhar city was on Tuesday shot at and critically injured by unidentified assailants, police said.

Shiromani Akali Dal wins Khadoor Sahib by-poll

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday won the by-poll to Khadoor Sahib Assembly seat.