With uncertainty prevailing over Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu’s candidature for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP high command has called the cricketer-turned-politician for talks in Delhi.
Academician and AAP leader Rajmohan Gandhi on Thursday condemned the detention of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat, saying the BJP has no right or authority to prevent leaders of other political parties from venturing out and campaigning in any part of the country.
Arms and ammunition for riot-hit Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh were the major catch on Thursday from the cross-border Samjhauta Express train that came to India from Pakistan.
Hoardings of various political parties have started dotting parts of the city in violation of the code of conduct, which came into force after dates for Lok Sabha elections were declared on Wednesday.
People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal on Thursday said he was ready to take on Harsimrat Badal, the SAD nominee from Bathinda parliamentary segment, and the move was vital to stop the Akali-BJP juggernaut.
Four days after the exhumation of the skeletal remains of 282 martyrs of the 1857 uprising from the 'Kalianwala Khuh' in Ajnala, the demand for renaming the well has got an official nod.
The Lok Sabha election schedule for Punjab may not suit the farming community which remains busy in the month of April, harvesting the wheat crop, transporting it to mandis for sale and in other allied activities.
After the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for Lok Sabha polls, Amritsar deputy commissioner Ravi Bhagat on Wednesday held a meeting with representatives of various political parties and asked them to strictly follow the model code of conduct.
A couple of unemployed youths, wards of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited employees who died on duty, climbed a water tank at Ram Bagh demanding jobs on compassionate grounds.
With a view to easing endless snarls on city roads, the Amritsar police on Tuesday launched a traffic helpline to invite feedbacks from the public on traffic-related issues.
A day after the state government promised to construct a memorial-cum-museum in memory of the 282 Indian soldiers who were dumped in a well by the British in the wake of the 1857 uprising, a debate has emerged on whether to preserve their remains or immerse them in a river.
Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Monday said People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal will have no impact in Bathinda seat. Sukhbir, who had come to the city with his wife and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple, said, “The Congress is already in a disarray in Punjab and needs life support. But the support they have taken (Manpreet Badal) is already very weak."
Nurses and paramedical staff working on contractual basis, who have been agitating outside medical education minister Anil Joshi’s residence for the past few days, continued their agitation on Monday, with their mouths gagged.
Two more girl children have been abandoned recently at 'Panghoora', launched by the district administration a few years back.
A day after work on exhuming the skeletal remains of over 250 Indian soldiers dumped in a well at Ajnala in 1857 concluded, the district administration and the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee joined hands with the Gurdwara Shaheed Gunj Managing Committee to build a memorial-cum-museum for the martyrs.