Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab, Congress leader Amarinder Singh today wrote an open letter to him asking about steps taken by his government to stop eviction of Punjabi farmers from Gujarat's Kutch region.
Actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna, BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency, today accused the Congress-led UPA government of meting out "step-motherly" treatment to Punjab.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday put stay on the judgment of Chandigarh bench of Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) which had ruled that matters related to Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF) can be adjudicated by the AFT.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel recovered 10 kg heroin following a shootout with smugglers from Pakistan in the Amritsar sector, BSF officials said Thursday.
In Punjab's politics, the battle for the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat was supposed to be a big one with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's daughter-in-law Harsimrat Badal pitted against his estranged nephew Manpreet Badal. But Bathinda remained in political limelight only for a few days as it got overshadowed by the keen contest at Amritsar.
A one-time protege has emerged as a serious contender against Union minister Preneet Kaur of Congress as she eyes a fourth straight term from this seat where she has in past beaten heavyweight political opponents fielded by the rival Shiromani Akali Dal.
As Priyanka Gandhi raked up the 'snoopgate' issue against Narendra Modi, BJP today hit back saying her remarks suggesting there should be no personal attacks meant that Gandhis are entitled to "stoop to any level" but others cannot target them.
Violence mars polls in parts of Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts of south Kashmir's Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Stone-throwing youth took to the streets in parts of Pulwama town and nearby areas.
With all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab going to polls on April 30, a comprehensive plan has been chalked out to check any flow of liquor or money to woo voters.
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address three public rallies in Himachal Pradesh April 29, a party leader said here Thursday.
Despite tall claims of political parties about women's empowerment, there are barely three 'fairer' sex candidates in the fray for Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir against over 70 male nominees.
The sarpanch killings in Kashmir have increased the threat to the already threatened elections. Chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir Omar Abdullah says elections have tied his hands, but promises to ensure safety of grassroots representatives once the model code of conduct is lifted.
American missionary Satyanand Stokes pioneered apple cultivation in Kotgarh in 1916. Nearly a century after he introduced first American apple varieties in his farmland, growers in Himachal are now facing threat from apple being imported from foreign countries.
Sounds of azadi, azadi (freedom) can be heard reverberating across the Gurdaspur constituency. For Congress candidate and sitting MP, Partap Singh Bajwa, the term azadi implies “freedom from the autocratic rule of the SAD-BJP government in the state”.