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Monday, Nov 18, 2019
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)
Mar 03, 2017 16:55
As the high voltage drill at border has attained worldwide attraction, gallery is being expanded at Attari border; to accommodate around 15,000 visitors read more
Feb 04, 2017 23:26
Giani Gurbachan Singh says he will seek a report from the SGPC on the Akali leaders who went to a Dera Sacha Sauda meeting; reiterates there is no chance of revival of dera satsangs in Punjab . read more
Jan 30, 2017 19:49
Campaigning in the border district of Amritsar on Monday, BJP president Amit Shah sought votes for the SAD-BJP alliance “in the interest of national security and communal harmony in Punjab”. read more
Jan 29, 2017 12:29
Amritsar East has become the most watched constituency and got a lot of attention ever since the Congress party chose to field its star campaigner Navjot Singh Sidhu from this segment. read more
Jan 28, 2017 09:54
Rimz J, an orchestra singer from Chandigarh kept the crowd gathered to hear Rahul at a rally in Rama Mandi, Talwandi Sabo, captivated for two hours. read more
Jan 27, 2017 20:24
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi traded barbs on Friday over drug abuse in Punjab in their maiden rallies in the state. read more
Jan 27, 2017 13:45
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi addressed a rally in Amritsar on Friday in his first visit to Punjab after the assembly elections were announced. read more
Jan 18, 2017 12:10
Returning to home city to begin his new political innings, Congress’ Amritsar East candidate Navjot Singh Sidhu has said he is not here to fight “personal battles” but with a mission to change Punjab. read more
Jan 15, 2017 21:38
Navjot Singh Sidhu, who joined the Congress on Sunday in Delhi, will address about 70 poll rallies across the state. The party has also promised him a chopper so that he can attend maximum rallies.  read more
Jan 14, 2017 17:44
It was an idea whose time had come. After refusing to accept the dare of the Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal to contest against Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal from Lambi, Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh seemed to realised it was a... read more
Jan 12, 2017 13:09
With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielding its former state vice-president Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat for February 4 bypoll, the constituency is set for a Sikh versus Sikh contest. read more
Jan 08, 2017 18:33
Punjab cabinet minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sikander Singh Maluka was on Sunday declared ‘tankhaiya’ (guilty of religious misconduct) by Akal Takht, the Sikh temporal seat, for distortion of a prayer at a function held to inaugurate... read more
Jan 08, 2017 11:10
Balbir Singh, the ‘ardasia’ who denied ‘siropa’ to Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple last year, has now decided to challenge him from Lambi assembly segment.  read more
Jan 04, 2017 15:01
Minutes after the election code of conduct came into effect for the Punjab Polls, Congress leader Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu confirmed that her husband and former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu will contest the assembly polls from Amritsar East constituency. read more
Dec 29, 2016 21:50
In an apparent attempt to storm the Akali bastion of Majha that has 25 assembly seats, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is focusing on the Majithia constituency where the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has re-nominated cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majit... read more