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Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020
Aseem Bassi

Aseem Bassi


A principal correspondent, Aseem Bassi is the bureau chief at Amritsar. He covers politics, Indo-Pak border, gurdwara politics, crime, border trade and civic issues.

articles by Aseem Bassi (890 results)
Aug 08, 2017 11:06
“It is ridiculous that Badals who did the maximum ‘jabar’ (repression) on the people of Punjab in past one decade are now complaining against ‘jabar’.” read more
Aug 07, 2017 09:03
Both the opposition parties will take on the Congress government on farmer suicides, debt waiver and unfulfilled pre-poll promises read more
Aug 02, 2017 13:11
The retreat ceremony at the Attari Border, in which BSF jawans and Pakistani Rangers indulge in aggressive posturing and foot stomping, has become an attraction for tourists worldwide. read more
Jul 28, 2017 09:54
Apart from being part of joint nakas at some places, cops also being trained in weapon-handling and tactical issues read more
Jul 24, 2017 09:18
As liberation of Mosul brightened chances of information about the kidnapped Indians, Swaraj, at a meeting with their relatives last week, had said that they might be languishing in a jail in Badush in northwest of Mosul where fighting was going on. read more
Jul 23, 2017 09:29
Heightened movement witnessed in border region with cops patrolling the area in LMG-mounted vehicles, and bullet-proof Scorpios and tractors deployed at various points read more
Jul 17, 2017 09:09
Talking to HT, Gurpinder Kaur, one of the family members said, “I met the Union minister today but I am disheartened. We all came with lot of hope but things are not moving forward and there is hardly any clue. Almost everyone is disheartened but we... read more
Jul 13, 2017 09:43
Though the material used to prepare ‘parsad’ will be exempted from GST, there is no relief on items used to prepare langar at the Golden Temple,” said SGPC chief secretary Harcharan Singh while talking to HT. read more
Jul 10, 2017 22:54
Most of the prisoners were fishermen from Gujarat and were lodged in Landi Jail in Karachi. read more
Jul 09, 2017 20:39
As most of the youths, who have not made any contact with their families ever since, belong to Punjab, their families here now want the Indian government to take urgent measures to bring them back. read more
Jun 28, 2017 17:56
The pilgrims were going to Pakistan to observe the death anniversary Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh empire. read more
Jun 25, 2017 21:07
The illumination by digitally-controlled, multi-coloured LED lights is already complete on the top floor of the parikarma, Darshani Deodhi, entry gates, and the Ramgarhia bunga. read more
Jun 20, 2017 14:21
The external affairs ministry told the SGPC recently to give an undertaking that the jatha is going to Pakistan at its own risk. The SGPC begs to differ. read more
Jun 16, 2017 19:26
The SGPC had in the latest sent 251 passports to the Pakistani embassy in Delhi for visas to a jatha that wants to visit the country for the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. read more
May 31, 2017 09:49
Security has been enhanced for the anniversary since a couple of years ago a clash between SGPC Task Force and members of a radical body in 2014 had left around 8 persons injured during the Operation Bluestar anniversary. read more