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Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha Constituency

Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha Constituency

Ranjit Singh Brahmpura of SAD was elected Member of Parliament from this constituency in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Apr 25, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency

Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency

Santokh Singh Chaudhary of the INC was elected as the Member of Parliament from this Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 polls.

Apr 25, 2019, 17:14 PM IST
Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency

Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency

Vijay Sampla of BJP was elected as the Member of Parliament from this constituency in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Apr 25, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Congress names Sher Singh Gubhaya from Firozpur, Amarinder Singh from Bhatinda

Congress names Sher Singh Gubhaya from Firozpur, Amarinder Singh from Bhatinda

Congress has so far declared 409 candidates for contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. 

Apr 20, 2019, 22:05 PM IST
Party-hopper Jagmeet Brar joins SAD; Amarinder mocks him

Party-hopper Jagmeet Brar joins SAD; Amarinder mocks him

Brar, who was elected twice to the Lok Sabha in 1992 and 1999, was inducted into the party in the presence of SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal, party patron and five-time Chief Minister Parkash

Apr 19, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Two Punjabi men beheaded in Saudi Arabia; Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls it barbaric

Two Punjabi men beheaded in Saudi Arabia; Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls it barbaric

The two men -- Satwinder Kumar of Safdarpur Kallian village in Hoshiarpur district and Harjit Singh of Ludhiana district -- were executed by Saudi authorities on February 28 this year.

Apr 18, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu releases coin, postage stamp commemorating 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu releases coin, postage stamp commemorating 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Hundreds of innocent Indian lives were lost when British forces ordered to fire indiscriminately inside the Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab's Amritsar on April 13, 1919. 

Apr 13, 2019, 18:06 PM IST
Jallianwala Bagh massacre a 'shameful' act in British-Indian history: UK Envoy

Jallianwala Bagh massacre a 'shameful' act in British-Indian history: UK Envoy

Saturday marks 100 years of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in which hundreds of Indians were killed after the British army opened fire during a protest.

Apr 13, 2019, 11:31 AM IST
100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre: President Kovind, PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and others pay tribute

100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre: President Kovind, PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and others pay tribute

Rahul Gandhi visited the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to pay homage.

Apr 13, 2019, 09:11 AM IST
Nothing short of apology will do, says Amarinder Singh on British PM's 'regret' on Jallianwala

Nothing short of apology will do, says Amarinder Singh on British PM's 'regret' on Jallianwala

Amarinder Singh said that Jallianwala Bagh massacre was a heart-wrenching moment in India's history and the people of country want an "unequivocal apology from Britain for the atrocity". 

Apr 12, 2019, 22:05 PM IST
Congress picks Pawan Kumar Bansal for Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, upsets Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Congress picks Pawan Kumar Bansal for Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, upsets Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Reposing faith in an old war horse, the Congress has nominated four-time MP and former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal for the seat. 

Apr 03, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Suspected ISI agent leaking Indian military intelligence info to Pakistan arrested in Jalandhar

Suspected ISI agent leaking Indian military intelligence info to Pakistan arrested in Jalandhar

The accused has been taken to Jalandhar for further interrogation.

Mar 15, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
Punjab voters will teach Congress a 'lesson' in Lok Sabha poll: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab voters will teach Congress a 'lesson' in Lok Sabha poll: Sukhbir Singh Badal

The SAD chief hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for forming a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for reexamining the anti-Sikh riot cases. 

Mar 13, 2019, 20:44 PM IST
Manmohan Singh won't contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections: Amarinder Singh

Manmohan Singh won't contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections: Amarinder Singh

There were speculations that the former Prime Minister would be fielded as the Congress candidate from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat.

Mar 12, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
Railway cancels 25 trains, diverts seven over farmers protests in Punjab

Railway cancels 25 trains, diverts seven over farmers protests in Punjab

Trains which have been diverted include the Delhi-Pathankot Superfast Express, Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express and the Amritsar-Sealdha Akal Takht Express.

Mar 05, 2019, 15:19 PM IST
Farmers block railway tracks in Amritsar, demand implementation of Swaminathan report

Farmers block railway tracks in Amritsar, demand implementation of Swaminathan report

The agitated farmers sat to protest against the Amarinder Singh-led government for not implementing a complete loan-waiver.

Mar 05, 2019, 08:47 AM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh warns that Pakistan won't hesitate to use nuclear weapon in face of defeat against India

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh warns that Pakistan won't hesitate to use nuclear weapon in face of defeat against India

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday warned that Pakistan would not hesitate to use nuclear weapon in face of a defeat against India.

Mar 04, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Punjab: Two-time MP Sher Singh Ghubaya quits SAD, may join Congress

Punjab: Two-time MP Sher Singh Ghubaya quits SAD, may join Congress

In a letter written to Badal, Ghubaya appealed to him to accept his resignation.

Mar 04, 2019, 17:17 PM IST
Punjab Police distribute food among stranded Pakistani nationals

Punjab Police distribute food among stranded Pakistani nationals

Informed sources said that 40-50 Pakistani passengers were stranded at the Attari railway station and were waiting for the train service to resume so that they could travel back to their country.

Mar 01, 2019, 20:50 PM IST
Captain Amarinder Singh seeks release of 1971 war prisoners from Pakistan

Captain Amarinder Singh seeks release of 1971 war prisoners from Pakistan

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Pakistan to admit to, and release the Prisoners of War (POWs) still in its captivity from the 1971 war.

Mar 01, 2019, 19:10 PM IST