Punjab News

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
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