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AAP to contest 100 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, hopes to win at least 25

AAP to contest 100 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, hopes to win at least 25

AAP hopes to win at least 25 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Sep 23, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Congress candidates leading in majority of seats in Punjab panchayat samiti, zila parishad polls

Congress candidates leading in majority of seats in Punjab panchayat samiti, zila parishad polls

Congress is leading in the panchayat samiti and zila parishad polls in Punjab after the counting of votes started on Saturday.

Sep 22, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
Stage set for counting of votes for Punjab rural election results for 22 Zila Parishads, 150 panchayat samitis

Stage set for counting of votes for Punjab rural election results for 22 Zila Parishads, 150 panchayat samitis

The stage is set for counting of votes for rural elections in Punjab, polling for which was held on Wednesday. A voter turnout of 58.1% was registered in the elections for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 panchayat samitis in the state.

Sep 22, 2018, 07:05 AM IST
Parkash Badal dares Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to prosecute him in sacrilege cases

Parkash Badal dares Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to prosecute him in sacrilege cases

Addressing a rally organised by SAD-BJP in Ferozepur, the five-time chief minister of Punjab said Singh's "blasphemous tirade" against the SAD on the matter was an attempt to divert people's attention from the "false promises" he has made to them. 

Sep 09, 2018, 21:35 PM IST
With the way things are today, Rahul Gandhi will be the next PM: Punjab CM

With the way things are today, Rahul Gandhi will be the next PM: Punjab CM

Opposition parties led by Congress are putting in all efforts to stitch an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections to defeat the BJP.

Sep 04, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
Pakistani boat seized from Sutlej in Ferozepur

Pakistani boat seized from Sutlej in Ferozepur

The BSF jawans deputed near the BoP noticed a suspicious object floating in the river in the early hours on Sunday.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
Punjab: 34 children trafficked to Ludhiana from Jharkhand, Bihar, says police

Punjab: 34 children trafficked to Ludhiana from Jharkhand, Bihar, says police

The children were lodged in a missionary-run child shelter home in Ludhiana, Superintendent of Police (SP), West Singhbhum, G Kranthi Kumar, said.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:27 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi was in school during 1984 Sikh riots: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Rahul Gandhi was in school during 1984 Sikh riots: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Reacting to the SAD president's statement that Gandhi was a `partner` in the crime during the 1984 riots, the chief minister said Gandhi was in school at the time of Operation Bluestar.

Aug 26, 2018, 19:16 PM IST
'Is this Pakistan?' Punjab Cabinet faces ire for making sacrilege of religious text punishable for life

'Is this Pakistan?' Punjab Cabinet faces ire for making sacrilege of religious text punishable for life

Whoever causes injury, damage or sacrilege to Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Srimad Bhagwad Geeta, Holy Quran and Holy Bible with the intention to hurt the religious feelings of the people shall be punished.

Aug 22, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Wrong of Navjot Singh Sidhu to have hugged Pakistan Army chief: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

Wrong of Navjot Singh Sidhu to have hugged Pakistan Army chief: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

A row had erupted after Sidhu was seen hugging and greeting General Bajwa at Prime Minister Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony in Islamabad.

Aug 19, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu faces heat over Pakistan visit; BJP calls it 'shameful', protests in Punjab

Navjot Singh Sidhu faces heat over Pakistan visit; BJP calls it 'shameful', protests in Punjab

Images of Sidhu hugging Gen Bajwa and sitting next to PoK president and later giving interviews to the Pakistani media were flashed on news channels.

Aug 19, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Asian Games gold medallist's struggles for life

Asian Games gold medallist's struggles for life

The former athlete represented India at Asian Games, 1978 in Bangkok.

Jul 29, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Thundershowers to hit parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday: Met dept

Thundershowers to hit parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday: Met dept

Thundershowers are likely to hit some places in Meerut, Baghpat, Hapur, Bulandshahar, Amroha districts and adjoining areas.

Jul 22, 2018, 08:47 AM IST
Terrorist Zakir Musa planning fidayeen attack on police personnel in Punjab and J&K, warns intelligence agencies

Terrorist Zakir Musa planning fidayeen attack on police personnel in Punjab and J&K, warns intelligence agencies

Zakir Musa has been sending recruits to Punjab, J&K areas to plan the attack.

Jul 19, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Gul Panag tweets photos of traffic policemen working in pouring rain, Punjab CM promises reward

Gul Panag tweets photos of traffic policemen working in pouring rain, Punjab CM promises reward

In the photos, two men of the Punjab Traffic Police can be seen standing in knee-deep water directing the traffic so as to ensure there are no jams on the already waterlogged roads.

Jul 19, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab's Muktsar

PM Narendra Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab's Muktsar

Today's rally will be jointly organised by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malout.

Jul 11, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Harmanpreet Kaur’s DSP rank withdrawn over fake degree row, Punjab says ‘can retain only as constable’

Harmanpreet Kaur’s DSP rank withdrawn over fake degree row, Punjab says ‘can retain only as constable’

The Deputy Superintendent of Police rank, according to Indian women’s cricket team twenty 20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, has reportedly been withdrawn by the Punjab government.

Jul 10, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Ready to take dope test: Capt Amarinder Singh accepts AAP MLA's challenge

Ready to take dope test: Capt Amarinder Singh accepts AAP MLA's challenge

Singh's statement comes after the AAP MLA challenged him to take the test and set an instance for his ministers and party lawmakers.

Jul 06, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Mother stabs son with dagger while bathing him in Punjab

Mother stabs son with dagger while bathing him in Punjab

The boy suffered injuries in chest and abdomen and died on the spot.

Jul 02, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
IMD warns of heatwave in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi

IMD warns of heatwave in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi

Severe heatwave conditions are 'very likely' to prevail at a few places in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Jun 23, 2018, 22:53 PM IST

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