HindustanTimes Wed,20 Aug 2014


It will be end of Amarinder's political career: SAD-BJP

Claiming that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will continue its winning streak in bypolls, the ruling party on Tuesday claimed that the Patiala bypoll results would be shocking to the Congress and its leader Amarinder Singh.

Byelections will set tone for 2017 assembly polls: Capt Amarinder

Ahead of the Patiala Urban bypoll, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh cautioned police officers and the local administration against succumbing to the ruling Akali Dal’s “muscle and money power”, at the road show on Tuesday.

Punjab bypolls: Campaign ends, parties make last-ditch efforts to woo voters

The campaign for Talwandi Sabo and Patiala bypolls came to an end on Tuesday with political parties and their candidates making a last-ditch effort to woo voters throughout the day. The elections are slated for August 21.

Punjabi varsity's translation software gains international recognition

A Hindi-to-Punjabi translation software developed by a faculty member from the Punjabi University was hosted by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) of the Indian government.

Two arrested for raping minor girl in Sangrur

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Kala Jhar village of Bhawanigarh subdivision of the district. The girl has filed a complaint with the Bhawanigarh police alleging that Gurpreet alias Guri, a resident of nearby Libra village, and his friend raped her on August 16.

All set for Sant Longowal's death anniversary function

All arrangements have been made for the state-level function being organised at Longowal on Wednesday to mark the 29th death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal.

Punjab bypolls: Uphill task for Aam Admi Party

After springing a surprise in the recent Lok Sabha polls, the Patiala Urban and Talwandi Sabo bypolls in Punjab are test for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a setback in state will prove fatal for the party’s prospects in state which was the only saving grace for the party while the rest of the country rejected them.

Capt liar, Preneet non-performer: Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday opened a frontal attack on the Patiala royal family by calling Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh a 'liar' and former MP Preneet Kaur a 'non-performer'.

Bhattal campaigns for Preneet in Patiala

 Former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Monday buried the hatchet with Amritsar member of Parliament Amarinder Singh by saying that she had no problem with Amarinder contest the 2017 elections.

There is a land grabber hidden behind Juneja's social worker mask: Congress

With just three days left for the polling day, the Congress on Saturday accused Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja of a land-grabbing scheme involving an ancient Shiv temple in the city.

No action yet on Shubhreet's complaint against her husband

  It's more than a week that India's Got Talent's one-legged dancer Shubhreet Kaur Ghumman lodged a complaint against her husband and in-laws here, but the district police are yet to act on it.

Juneja uses social work to veil SAD-BJP’s neglect

Though the smelly lanes of Patiala Urban and the poor civic infrastructure dent SAD-BJP candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja’s poll prospects, his 30 years of social work is earning him points in spite of public anger against the ruling alliance.

Kejriwal holds road show; denies AAP involvement in shoe-hurling

The Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal condemned the shoe-hurling at Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal while reacting to claims by the state government about AAP’s alleged involvement in the incident, on Sunday after the road show for party candidate Harjit Singh Adaltiwala.

Will contest 2017 assembly polls: Amarinder

With an apparent eye on the chief minister’s chair, Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday reiterated his love for state politics saying he would contest the 2017 assembly elections.

Vote for devoted candidate instead of 'trophy MLA': Sukhbir

Shiromani Akali Dal president and deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday urged the residents to vote for a candidate who had devoted himself to people's welfare rather than a 'trophy MLA'.
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