Jalandhar, Sep 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would end "raid raj" if it is voted to power in Punjab in the next assembly election.
Chandigarh, Sep 25 : Women activists of the Congress party on Sunday greeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with black flags when he reached the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and Jalandhar to campaign for his Aam aadmi Party and asked him to go back.
Chandigarh, Sep 25 : Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan says his share of earning from his upcoming film "MSG The Warrior: Lion Heart" will be donated to be used for scientific research.
Chandigarh, Sep 24 : Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday said India must go for limited retaliatory action against Pakistan for abetting and sponsoring the terror attack on a military base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, that left 18 Indian soldiers dead.
Moga, Punjab, Sept 24 : : The Punjab Police on Thursday arrested Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Paramjit Singh and his son for assaulting a nurse at a hospital in Moga.
Mohali, Sep 23 : Observing that the Centre's role is of a facilitator and not a controller, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday assured greater autonomy to premier institutions of higher learning.
Moga (Punjab), Sep 23 : The husband and son of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal sarpanch or village chief have been booked for allegedly slapping and jostling a pregnant nurse at a private hospital in Moga district, an official said on Friday.
Jalandhar, Sep 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday accused the Congress of inciting communal tensions in the state for its vested political interests.
Moga (Punjab), [India], Sept 23 : A case has been registered against Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) sarpanch Daljit Kaur's husband and son for assaulting a nurse in Moga.
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Sept. 23 (ANI): Advocates of the Amritsar Bar Association (ABA) have demanded a complete snapping of ties with Pakistan after the killing of 18 soldiers in a terrorist strike in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir.
Chandigarh, Sep 22 : Senior Punjab RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja, shot thrice by two men in Jalandhar last month, succumbed to his injuries at a Ludhiana hospital on Thursday, his family said.
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Sept. 22 (ANI): Senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (Retd) passed away on Thursday morning after battling for life at the Hero DMC Heart Institute for over 45 days.
Chandigarh, Sep 21 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said he won't float a political party in Punjab as it will divide the anti-incumbency vote and help the ruling BJP-SAD combine.
Chandigarh, Sep 21 : Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani met Jain monk Tarun Sagar here on Wednesday and apologised to him in person for his sarcastic tweet on the spiritual figure that had stirred up a controversy last month. He said they are friends now.
Chandigarh, Sep 21 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who floated a new political front in Punjab, fits better in comedy shows, state Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Sep 21 : Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for ditching its responsibility towards people of Delhi.
Chandigarh (Punjab) Sept.21 : Music composer Vishal Dadlani on Wednesday said that Jain monk Tarun Sagar had forgiven him for his comments on his speech in the Haryana Assembly.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 21 : Welcoming any alliance for the betterment of Punjab, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said the newly formed front Aawaz e Punjab won't be a political party and vowed to reinforce positive forces in the state.
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept. 21 : Panic gripped Pathankot town in Punjab after an unclaimed suitcase was spotted by some passersby close to the boundary of an army unit at Simbal Chowk here.
Chandigarh, Sep 20 : At least six children were killed and 20 injured when a school bus fell into a drain near Punjab's Amritsar town on Tuesday, police said.
Jalandhar, Sep 18 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that those behind the terrorist attack at the Uri army camp in Jammu and Kashmir would be punished, while India would work at the diplomatic level to isolate Pakistan.
Chandigarh, Sep 18 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced Dadri as the 22nd district of the state.
Chandigarh, Sep 18 : Punjab state Congress President Amarinder Singh on Sunday condemned the attack on an army camp near Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir by Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists and demanded tough action by the Indian government.
Chandigarh, Sep 15 : Author-journalist Ashwini Bhatnagar's fourth book -- and first work of fiction -- is bang on time in terms of topicality.
New Delhi, Sep 14 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday formally resigned from the BJP and said it was a "painful decision" for him.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept. 14 (ANI): Extremely upset over the shoe hurled at him inside the Punjab Assembly, Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday trained his guns on the Congress and said this act reflected the desperation and restlessness of the grand old party, which is eventually losing its ground in the state.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 : Punjab may not be a hill state but a new eco-resort is offering that hill-top feeling amidst abundant nature right on the state's border with neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.
Chandigarh, Sep 13 : Protesting against the Punjab Speaker's decision to disallow a debate on a no-confidence motion, 27 lawmakers of the opposition Congress spent the night in the house and said they will stay in it till Wednesday morning when it assembles again.
Chandigarh, Sep 13 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs four crore for Deepa Malik who scripted history by winning a silver medal in shot put at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games.
Chandigarh, Sep 13 : Seven persons were killed and over 50 injured in a head-on collision between two mini trucks in Haryana, police said on Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Sep 13 : Protesting against the ruling SAD-BJP government in Punjab, opposition Congress legislators spent their night in the assembly here and will stay in it till Wednesday morning when the house assembles again.
Chandigarh, Sep 12 : Congress' Punjab unit chief Amarinder Singh on Monday questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's moral authority to speak against corruption after himself having shielding his own Principal Secretary, who is facing serious corruption charges.
Baghapurana (Punjab), Sep 11 : Aiming to target a major vote bank in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday promised to make farmers in Punjab debt free by end of 2018 if the party was voted to power in assembly elections early next year.
Chandigarh, Sep 9 : Shiromani Akali Dal President and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was just collecting waste (leaders) from other parties and was trying to use Punjab as a battleground to expand its base in other states.
Chandigarh, Sep 9 : Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's car was involved in a minor accident on Friday near Jalandhar on the second day of his Punjab tour, police said.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Sept. 8 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday downplayed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's move to launch a new political party ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls and said that it would comment on the same only after a formal announcement is made.
Chandigarh, Sep 8 : Spilling the beans on why his much speculated association with the AAP never happened, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said that its chief Arvind Kejriwal had asked him not to contest the Punjab assembly elections but only focus on campaigning (for AAP).
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Sept. 8 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal of preparing "fake CDs" against AAP.
Chandigarh, Sep 8 : The Border Security Force (BSF), in two separate incidents, has recovered 26 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, a senior official said on Thursday.
Chandigarh, Sep 8 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday formally announced a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' saying that his fight was against the system and the leaders who had "ruined" Punjab.
Ludhiana, Sep 8 : A combative Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday he won't be cowed down by protests and that he and the AAP will remain in Punjab till the ruling Badal family is jailed.
Ludhiana, Sep 8 : Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Thursday and faced protests at the Ludhiana railway station.
Chandigarh, Sep 8 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 25 packets of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, officials said on Thursday.
Chandigarh, Sep 7 : The Haryana Police has arrested seven persons, including a foreign national and three police personnel, in Fatehabad district on charges of involvement in drug trade, an official spokesman said on Wednesday.
Amritsar, Sep 7 : Intelligence agencies have detained a Kashmiri man at the Attari border near here for carrying a badge of Pakistan-based terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen, security officials said on Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Sep 7 : Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will formally announce a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' here on Thursday.
Chandigarh, Sep 7 : It may still be a good five months to the crucial assembly elections in Punjab but the state is already witnessing "party time" of a different kind.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept, 7 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government was framing baseless charges against Arvind Kejriwal-led party ministers for the fear of its defeat in the upcoming Punjab Assembly election.
Chandigarh, Sep 6 : Sacked as the Punjab unit chief over corruption charges, AAP leader Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Tuesday accused the party's Delhi leadership of selling tickets for the Punjab assembly polls to undeserving candidates for crores of rupees.
Chandigarh, Sep 6 : Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer V.K. Singh said here on Tuesday.
Chandigarh (Punjab), [India], Sept. 6 : Ousted Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab Convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Tuesday said that he too like, Devinder Sehrawat, wanted to highlight the misdeeds committed by the Delhi leadership of the party in Punjab but Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal never paid heed to his concerns.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 6 : With Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Col. Devinder Sehrawat alleging in a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that women were being exploited in Punjab on the pretext of a party ticket, Congress leader and former Ludhiana MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday said the people of the state need to ask themselves are they going to entrust the governance of Punjab to stand-up comedians or to the people who have been accused of sexually exploiting women.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept. 5 : The Punjab Government has announced the names of 34 teachers, who will be bestowed with prestigious State Awards, while 26 teachers will be honoured with appreciation letters on the occasion of Teachers' Day at a state-level function here on Monday.
Chandigarh, Sep 3 : Punjab Police on Saturday booked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann for allegedly misbehaving and insulting mediapersons and using objectionable language against them at a public rally two days ago.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 : Terming former BJP parliamentarian Navjot Singh Sidhu's new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' as comprising of 'disgruntled' leaders, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said it would hardly have any impact on the state's politics.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 : State-run bus services were badly affected in Punjab and Haryana following the nationwide strike by trade unions on Friday. There were no reports of violence in both the states.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 : Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Amarinder Singh on Friday condemned the attack on journalists at a public rally of Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Singh Mann on Thursday.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 : Former BJP parliamentarian Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday floated a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' online - putting an end to all speculation of his joining the Aam Aadmi Party.
Chandigarh, Sep 1 : With an impression being created that his government had committed irregularities in granting licences for prime commercial properties in Gurgaon during his tenure, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has hit out at the one-man Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission and the state's BJP government for carrying out a "witch-hunt" in which they have found nothing.
Chandigarh, Sep 1 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized eight kg heroin at the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said on Thursday.