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AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, announces Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Sunday to launch the party`s election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls with a rally in Barnala town.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

The AAP has already announced the names of five candidates for Lok Sabha seat in October. These seats are Sangrur, Faridkot, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar and Anandpur Sahib.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
After quitting AAP, Khaira launches new political party

After quitting AAP, Khaira launches new political party

Khaira decided to quit the AAP on Sunday, six months after the party's high command had decided to remove him from the post of the leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly.

Jan 08, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh blames government for delay in Kartarpur corridor

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh blames government for delay in Kartarpur corridor

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has not sanctioned any funds to acquire land for the Kartarpur corridor

Jan 07, 2019, 13:38 PM IST
AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira quits party, hits out at Arvind Kejriwal's 'dictatorial attitude'

AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira quits party, hits out at Arvind Kejriwal's 'dictatorial attitude'

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal, he said that the AAP chief's 'dictatorial attitude has shattered the dreams of Indians and the Punjabis for a clean alternative to the decayed and rotten system'.

Jan 06, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Former AAP member HS Phoolka to float Punjab-based non-political organisation

Former AAP member HS Phoolka to float Punjab-based non-political organisation

He won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha election and will work for the betterment of Punjab.

Jan 04, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Fulfilling pre-poll promise, Amarinder government to dole out smartphones to Punjab youth

Fulfilling pre-poll promise, Amarinder government to dole out smartphones to Punjab youth

One-time bundled 12 GB data and 600 local minutes talk time (voice) with one-year validity would also be provided under the scheme.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:49 PM IST
Punjab panchayat polls: EC orders repolling at 14 booths on January 2

Punjab panchayat polls: EC orders repolling at 14 booths on January 2

The State Election Commission of Punjab Monday ordered repolling at 14 booths of eight districts of the state following reports of "irregularities" at some booths during the gram panchayat elections

Jan 01, 2019, 07:40 AM IST
Congress sweeps panchayat polls in Punjab; AAP, SAD cry foul

Congress sweeps panchayat polls in Punjab; AAP, SAD cry foul

Opposition parties - AAp and Shiromani Akali Dal - have that the panchayat elections in Punjab were rigged. 

Dec 31, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Clashes, booth capturing mar Punjab panchayat polls

Clashes, booth capturing mar Punjab panchayat polls

Minor clashes and incidents of firing and booth capturing were reported at over a dozen places as panchayat elections were held in 13,276 panchayats across Punjab on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Punjab to hold panchayat polls in over 13,000 villages amid tight security on Sunday

Punjab to hold panchayat polls in over 13,000 villages amid tight security on Sunday

Around 8,000 candidates are in fray for the post of sarpanchs and panchs in Punjab.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana, Amarinder seeks Badal’s apology

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana, Amarinder seeks Badal’s apology

According to news agency ANI, an FIR was registered in connection with the vandalisation of the statue in which two persons were named.

Dec 25, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
1,863 sarpanchs and 22,203 panches elected unopposed in Punjab

1,863 sarpanchs and 22,203 panches elected unopposed in Punjab

The EC spokesman said that 1,863 sarpanches (village headmen) have been elected unopposed.

Dec 23, 2018, 21:36 PM IST
BSF recovers 17 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab's Ferozepur sector

BSF recovers 17 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab's Ferozepur sector

BSF troopers had observed suspicious movement ahead of the border security fence early on Sunday. 

Dec 23, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Amritsar infant found alive after he was strangulated, flushed down train toilet

Amritsar infant found alive after he was strangulated, flushed down train toilet

The newborn was found alive by sweepers cleaning the Amritsar-Howrah Express train on Saturday afternoon when the train stopped for cleaning.

Dec 23, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Amritsar's miracle baby: One-day-old-boy flushed down train toilet, recovered alive

Amritsar's miracle baby: One-day-old-boy flushed down train toilet, recovered alive

The newborn was recovered from the Amritsar-Howrah Express train by sweepers on Saturday afternoon when the train stopped for cleaning.

Dec 23, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Animal welfare board seeks report on Sidhu’s black partridge gift from Pakistan

Animal welfare board seeks report on Sidhu’s black partridge gift from Pakistan

The Animal Welfare Board of India has sought a report in this regard from Chandigarh’s environment department within three days.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Sajjan Kumar today, eventually Gandhi family: Harsimrat Kaur on verdict in 1984 riots

Sajjan Kumar today, eventually Gandhi family: Harsimrat Kaur on verdict in 1984 riots

"Today's is a historic judgement. Wheels of justice have finally moved."

Dec 17, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Now, Navjot Singh Sidhu in trouble over black partridge gift from Pakistan

Now, Navjot Singh Sidhu in trouble over black partridge gift from Pakistan

The complainant has demanded an investigation into how the black partridge was brought from Pakistan and kept in Punjab for so long.

Dec 14, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Attempts to malign Sidhu name, alleges wife Navjot Kaur after clean chit on Amritsar train tragedy

Attempts to malign Sidhu name, alleges wife Navjot Kaur after clean chit on Amritsar train tragedy

Sidhu has been in the line of fire since his wife was the chief guest at the event.

Dec 06, 2018, 14:28 PM IST