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Amarinder Singh steps back from receiving pilot Abhinandan at Attari-Wagah border due to protocol

Amarinder Singh steps back from receiving pilot Abhinandan at Attari-Wagah border due to protocol

The Punjab CM said he took the decision to ensure that the defence protocol that is usually followed in such cases, is not violated in any way. 

Mar 01, 2019, 14:38 PM IST
It will be an honour to receive IAF pilot at Wagha, says Punjab CM in a tweet to PM Narendra Modi

It will be an honour to receive IAF pilot at Wagha, says Punjab CM in a tweet to PM Narendra Modi

The 35-year-old IAF pilot was captured by Pakistan on Wednesday after his MiG-21 jet fell in Pakistani territory during an aerial dogfight.

Feb 28, 2019, 23:26 PM IST
Lok Sabha polls: SAD to contest on 10 seats, BJP gets 3 in Punjab, announces Amit Shah

Lok Sabha polls: SAD to contest on 10 seats, BJP gets 3 in Punjab, announces Amit Shah

The SAD will contest on 10 and the BJP on three seats in Punjab in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, announced Amit Shah after a meeting with SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Feb 28, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
NIA files charge sheet in case of attempt to kill Shiv Sena leader in Punjab

NIA files charge sheet in case of attempt to kill Shiv Sena leader in Punjab

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Friday filed a charge sheet against eight people, allegedly owning allegiance to the proscribed Khalistan Liberation Front (KLF) terror group, in a case

Feb 22, 2019, 18:07 PM IST
Punjab cop, who was kidnapped by terrorists before Pathankot attack, jailed in rape case

Punjab cop, who was kidnapped by terrorists before Pathankot attack, jailed in rape case

The woman had also alleged that Singh demanded Rs 50,000 to hush up the proceedings against her husband.

Feb 22, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
SAD-BJP MLAs stage walkout in Punjab Assembly

SAD-BJP MLAs stage walkout in Punjab Assembly

SAD-BJP MLAs Wednesday staged a walkout in the Punjab Assembly after their resolution condemning Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his remarks against India was not taken up by the Speaker.

Feb 20, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
Masood Azhar is in Pakistan's Bahawalpur, arrest him or India will do it, Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Masood Azhar is in Pakistan's Bahawalpur, arrest him or India will do it, Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Amarinder Singh has called for strict action against Pakistan.

Feb 19, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
Pulwama attack: Akalis-BJP call for privilege motion, sedition case against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Pulwama attack: Akalis-BJP call for privilege motion, sedition case against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Earlier on Monday, acrimonious scenes were witnessed between Sidhu and SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia in Punjab Assembly.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:30 PM IST
'Sack Navjot Sidhu': Uproar in Punjab Assembly after minister's remark on Pulwama attack

'Sack Navjot Sidhu': Uproar in Punjab Assembly after minister's remark on Pulwama attack

Calls to sack Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab minister echoed throughout the Assembly after his controversial remarks on Pulwama attack.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu, Bikram Singh Majithia exchange barbs, SAD burn photos of Sidhu's Pakistan visit

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Bikram Singh Majithia exchange barbs, SAD burn photos of Sidhu's Pakistan visit

Before the start of the Punjab Budget session, Akali leaders led by Majithia bunt the photographs of Sidhu including those in which he is seen hugging the Pakistan Army chief.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets family of martyred CRPF constable, announces pension for parents

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets family of martyred CRPF constable, announces pension for parents

Talking to ANI after the meeting, Singh said that local school & link road connecting the village to Anandpur Sahib would be named after the martyred CRPF constable.

Feb 17, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

Dragged from inside car, 20-year-old raped by 10 men near Ludhiana

The Punjab Police conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gangraped by around 10 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend

Feb 12, 2019, 09:03 AM IST
Punjab: Notorious gangster Ankit Bhadu killed in encounter near Zirakpur

Punjab: Notorious gangster Ankit Bhadu killed in encounter near Zirakpur

The gangster held a family, included a six-year-old girl, as hostage. 

Feb 07, 2019, 22:36 PM IST
'Most wanted' gangster killed in police encounter with Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Zirakpur

'Most wanted' gangster killed in police encounter with Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Zirakpur

Ankit Bhadu was a close aide of notorious gangster Lawrence Bishnoi.

Feb 07, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
Former Punjab cop arrested in 2015 police firing

Former Punjab cop arrested in 2015 police firing

IANS reported that the SIT arrested Charanjit Singh Sharma from his residence in Hoshiarpur.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

The chief minister had on Saturday inaugurated the newly constructed waiting hall for the families of the inmates during his visit to the Patiala Central Jail.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants open jails for women inmates

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has favoured the setting up of open jails for the female prisoners in the state to ease their rehabilitation after release, an official said Sunday.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
Navjot Kaur Sidhu seeks Congress ticket from Chandigarh

Navjot Kaur Sidhu seeks Congress ticket from Chandigarh

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife and former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu have staked claim to the Congress ticket from Chandigarh in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. 

Jan 26, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor

Rajesh Kalia belongs to the Valmiki community and he says that he is proud of this.

Jan 21, 2019, 08:54 AM IST
Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

Punjab man jumps inside lions' enclosure, gets mauled to death

The patrolling team later went inside the compound and brought the man out. He was later shifted to a nearby hospital.

Jan 20, 2019, 23:22 PM IST