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Sidhu issue not discussed during Punjab cabinet meet, confirms minister

Sidhu issue not discussed during Punjab cabinet meet, confirms minister

Earlier in the day, Congress sources revealed that the party leadership had asked the Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu despite his recent controversial comments.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

The new international civil terminal will be set up at IAF Station in Halwara in Ludhiana. 

Dec 03, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Congress leadership asks Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu: Party sources

Congress leadership asks Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu: Party sources

Several leaders in the Punjab government are reportedly unhappy with Sidhu's recent remarks but Congress does not want the Punjab minister's campaigning in Rajasthan and Telangana to go astray.

Dec 03, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Punjab Da Captain Sadda Captain: Posters put up after Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark

Punjab Da Captain Sadda Captain: Posters put up after Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark

The Punjab Cabinet Minister has been facing flak since he said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi is also the 'captain' of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Glaring eyes on Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of Punjab government's cabinet meeting

Glaring eyes on Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of Punjab government's cabinet meeting

Several Punjab ministers are reportedly unhappy with Navjot Singh Sidhu's comment that Rahul Gandhi is captain of captains - an apparent reference to CM Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
Punjab's captain is our captain, Sidhu should apologise: Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Punjab's captain is our captain, Sidhu should apologise: Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Sidhu has been facing flak since the time he said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi is also the 'captain' of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Dec 03, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Resign from Cabinet, work with Rahul Gandhi if Amarinder is not your captain: Punjab Minister tells Sidhu

Resign from Cabinet, work with Rahul Gandhi if Amarinder is not your captain: Punjab Minister tells Sidhu

After his visit to Pakistan, when Sidhu was asked why he ignored the advice of his captain, he had said: "My captain is Rahul Gandhi. He sent me everywhere."

Dec 01, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Emotional Harsimrat Kaur credits PM Modi, Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor

Emotional Harsimrat Kaur credits PM Modi, Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor

"This corridor is a Gurupurab gift to us. It took 70 years for us to reach this moment and promises to usher in peace and brotherhood for people of both countries."

Nov 28, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

The Kartarpur Corridor, which will facilitate the visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, is expected to be completed within six months.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Fire breaks out in front coach of Kalka-Howrah Express Train, passengers face breathing difficulties

Fire breaks out in front coach of Kalka-Howrah Express Train, passengers face breathing difficulties

The incident took place between Dhirpur to Dhoda Khedi Railway Station, near Kurukshetra.

Nov 27, 2018, 09:15 AM IST
Punjab Police detains three at Pathankot railway station for verification of antecedents

Punjab Police detains three at Pathankot railway station for verification of antecedents

They were travelling in an express train headed towards Delhi and were deboarded and detained, news agency PTI reported quoting a police official.

Nov 26, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
Punjab CM declines Pakistan's invite for Kartarpur corridor ceremony, cites continued terror attacks as reason

Punjab CM declines Pakistan's invite for Kartarpur corridor ceremony, cites continued terror attacks as reason

Along with the Punjab CM, Pakistan had also sent invites to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. 

Nov 25, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Punjab police make second arrest in Amritsar grenade attack case

Punjab police make second arrest in Amritsar grenade attack case

The police on Wednesday had arrested Avtar's accomplice in the attack, an alleged operative of the Khalistan Liberation Force Bikramjit Singh near Loharka village in Amritsar.

Nov 24, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Security forces informed, combing operations held, says Punjab Police after 6 suspicious men spotted in Pathankot

Security forces informed, combing operations held, says Punjab Police after 6 suspicious men spotted in Pathankot

Speaking to news agency ANI, Punjab DGP Suresh Arora informed that he has spoken to the Pathankot Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vivek Sheel Soni.

Nov 24, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Days after Amritsar attack, suspicious men spotted in Pathankot

Days after Amritsar attack, suspicious men spotted in Pathankot

Police have cordoned the area and launched a search operation.

Nov 24, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Amritsar grenade attack: 5-day remand for youth arrested by Punjab Police

Amritsar grenade attack: 5-day remand for youth arrested by Punjab Police

Bikramjit was produced before a court in Ajnala town, around 30km from Amritsar

Nov 22, 2018, 22:17 PM IST
Magisterial probe report on Amritsar train tragedy submitted

Magisterial probe report on Amritsar train tragedy submitted

The railways had initially refused to order a probe, saying it was a case of trespassing and not of negligence by its officials or the loco-pilot.

Nov 22, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
Pakistan's ISI behind grenade attack in Amritsar: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Pakistan's ISI behind grenade attack in Amritsar: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The CM described the grenade attack as a suspected handiwork of the ISI-backed terror modules.

Nov 21, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
Former AAP district president Suresh Sharma shot at in Amritsar

Former AAP district president Suresh Sharma shot at in Amritsar

Former district president of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Suresh Sharma, suffered gunshot wounds when two unidentified bike borne men fired at him at Chehertha locality in Amritsar on Tuesday evening,

Nov 20, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Amritsar grenade attack: Police detain two students as suspects

Amritsar grenade attack: Police detain two students as suspects

Three people had died in the incident and 20 were injured.

Nov 20, 2018, 14:11 PM IST