The Congress candidate from the Khadoor Sahib parliamentary constituency, Harminder Singh Gill, has set the ball rolling by declaring that he would not use liquor, drugs (narcotics) and money to influence voters during his election campaign.
The Sikh New Year, first day of the Chet month of Nanakshahi Sammat 546, is on March 14.
Leaving the final Lok Sabha candidature decision to the party high command, Amritsar parliamentarian Navjot Singh Sidhu still wants to fight only from Amritsar.
Hitting back at People's Party of Punjab president Manpreet Singh Badal, who is going to be her rival in the Lok Sabha contest at Bathinda, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the people of her constituency would answer his misconceptions.
High-velocity winds accompanied by rain and hailstorm on Monday night came as a shock to farmers in the district and lodged their standing wheat crop over many acres.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone visited the holy city to seek blessings at Golden Temple. Dressed in a white salwar suit, the 28-year-old actress offered her prayers inside the Temple and also donated Rs.
1000, said ADCP Punjab police Parampal Singh who accompanied her inside the temple.
After Anil Joshi organised a press conference on Monday to demand the Lok Sabha candidature of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, the sitting MP's wife, Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu, hit back at the minister, saying his views are his personal.
As the 11th National Theatre festival started here on Monday, event and Punjabi theatre director Kewal Dhaliwal, a graduate of the National School of Drama, New Delhi, reflected on its birth a decade ago.
Notorious for inordinate delays in delivering birth and death certificates, thanks to missing records, agent-official nexus, corruption, and other anomalies, the department of birth and death registration is set for an overhaul.
A young man missing since Sunday night after leaving home for a drive along Lawrence Road was on Monday morning recovered dead from the lavatory of a private hospital here.
The tussle in the BJP over Amritsar Lok Sabha seat on Monday surfaced with a section of party's Punjab unit demanding that Arun Jaitley be fielded from the constituency instead of sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Big rows of garbage piled on both sides of the Grand Trunk Road are the reception posts of this fair city that got an ugly makeover.
Even as the current financial year drawing to a close on March 31, the Amritsar municipal corporation (MC) is yet to hold its budget meeting, which is likely to hamper the course of major development projects.
Former union minister for law and justice Ashwani Kumar has termed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) "a group of anarchists".
With an aim to encourage people, especially the first-time voters, to get them enrolled in the voters' list, the district administration on Sunday deputed several teams at 1,920 centres across the district to make enrolment process hassle-free.