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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said India has a large and growing youth population and it is necessary to find a charismatic Gen Next leader so that the party can earn the trust of young voters. 

Jul 07, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MP Sunny Deol is facing ire after he appointed his representative to address issues on his behalf in his constituency Gurdaspur. 

Jul 02, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Sources told Zee Media that the prisoners went on a rampage after the death of Sandeep Sood, who was behind bars in a case related to NSPS Act.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered beefing up of security in the state in the wake of the attack on Bittu, a follower of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, while appealing to all communities to

Jun 23, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles death of Fatehveer, seeks report on open borewells

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles death of Fatehveer, seeks report on open borewells

The two-year-old boy Fatehveer Singh passed away on Tuesday morning after he was taken out of the borewell following the almost 109-hour-long operation.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:03 AM IST
Two-year-old rescued from inside borewell after 109-hour long efforts

Two-year-old rescued from inside borewell after 109-hour long efforts

NDRF had been leading the rescue operation which was made extremely difficult because Fatehveer Singh was stuck at a depth of 125 feet.

Jun 11, 2019, 06:56 AM IST
Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

While Amarinder Singh is the most popular leader of the Congress in Punjab, Sidhu has been a key campaigner for the party outside the state.

Jun 10, 2019, 20:56 PM IST
Deal strictly with cops aiding drug traffickers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

Deal strictly with cops aiding drug traffickers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

Amarinder Singh also asked the head of the Special Task Force, constituted to combat drug menace, to identify and take strict action against such police officers, especially those posted in the

Jun 07, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
Amarinder Singh clips Navjot Singh Sidhu's wings, gives him power and energy portfolios

Amarinder Singh clips Navjot Singh Sidhu's wings, gives him power and energy portfolios

The portfolio rejig came hours after a state Cabinet meeting, which was skipped by Sidhu.

Jun 06, 2019, 20:09 PM IST
Operation Blue Star's anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised inside Golden Temple

Operation Blue Star's anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised inside Golden Temple

Security agencies were put on high alert in and around this city in view of the anniversary.

Jun 06, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
Amritsar turns into fortress with 3,000 security personnel for Operation Blue Star's anniversary

Amritsar turns into fortress with 3,000 security personnel for Operation Blue Star's anniversary

Amid apprehensions that Sikh hardliners might create trouble in the Golden Temple complex, more than 3,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.

Jun 06, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
CM Captain Amarinder Singh reviews Punjab's internal security situation

CM Captain Amarinder Singh reviews Punjab's internal security situation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reviewed the state's internal security and law-and-order situation with senior officials here on Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
Punjab BJP wants to part way with SAD, contest state polls alone

Punjab BJP wants to part way with SAD, contest state polls alone

As per the current seat-sharing formula, the BJP fields its candidates on three of the 13 parliamentary and 23 of 117 Assembly seats. 

Jun 04, 2019, 19:50 PM IST
Minor raped, accused beaten to death by mob in Jalandhar

Minor raped, accused beaten to death by mob in Jalandhar

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 39-year-old migrant labourer, who was later caught by the locals and beaten to death here on Sunday.

Jun 02, 2019, 23:14 PM IST
Two hand grenades seized from bike-borne men in Punjab

Two hand grenades seized from bike-borne men in Punjab

The Punjab Police on Sunday seized two hand grenades from two bike-borne men during routine checking near Kukranwala Adda.

Jun 02, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Police official shoots himself dead accidentally in Punjab

Police official shoots himself dead accidentally in Punjab

"The shot was accidentally fired by Kumar while he was cleaning his service revolver," said investigating officer.

Jun 02, 2019, 16:48 PM IST
Amarinder Singh thanks people for Congress victory in Punjab

Amarinder Singh thanks people for Congress victory in Punjab

Punjab's ruling Congress won eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats, one of the few states where it did well, while the BJP and its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) bagged two seats each.

May 25, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
Chorus grows to change Navjot Singh Sidhu's portfolio

Chorus grows to change Navjot Singh Sidhu's portfolio

He also hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he could not work with the Chief Minister.

May 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
Punjab untouched by Modi wave: Congress wins 8 seats, SAD-BJP 4 & AAP leads on 1

Punjab untouched by Modi wave: Congress wins 8 seats, SAD-BJP 4 & AAP leads on 1

The Akali Dal-BJP alliance won on four seats and the AAP was leading on one.

May 23, 2019, 23:34 PM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP's gamble with Sunny Deol pays off

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP's gamble with Sunny Deol pays off

During poll campaigning, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also taken out a massive roadshow in Pathankot, part of the Gurdaspur constituency.

May 23, 2019, 22:01 PM IST