Former Chief Election Commissioner to release IAS Officer Ladhar’s book “Sherni Da Dhudh”
January 19, 2017 08:13 PM

Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, SY Qureshi would release a book “Sherni Da Dhudh” written by senior IAS Officer SR Ladhar tomorrow at Chandigarh.

Two IPS Officers transferred
January 19, 2017 08:06 PM

The Punjab government ordered transfer of two IPS officers with immediate effect .

Former MLA Shingara Ram Sangura joins AAP
January 19, 2017 07:58 PM

Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday got a short in arm as former MLA and Incharge of SC wing Congress Doaba Zone, Shingara Ram Sangura joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of Punjab In charge Sanjay Singh. Shingara Ram was elected MLA from Garshankar in 1992 and 1997.

Olympic gold medallist Bindra accepts professorship in Panjab University
January 19, 2017 07:20 PM

The country's sole individual Olympics gold medallist, shooter Abhinav Bindra, on Thursday accepted the Balbir Singh Senior Chair Professorship in the Department of Physical Education of Panjab University here.

PM Modi to address huge rallies in Jalandhar and Ludhiana
January 19, 2017 07:12 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Punjab in the next few days to lead the election campaign of the Akali-BJP coalition. PM Modi will canvass for the Akali-BJP candidates by addressing two huge election rallies in Jalandhar and Ludhiana. Besides, Arun Jaitley, Ramlal, Narendra Tomar and Avinash Rai Khanna will also be vouching for the BJP candidates.

Kejriwal invites Jalalabad residents to force Sukhbir to lose his deposit
January 19, 2017 07:03 PM

Aam Aadmi Party National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday addressed a rally at Jalalabad and invited residents of Jalalabad to defeat corrupt Sukhbir Badal and force him to lose his deposit. He said that Jalalabadis will be remembered for rising against corruption and misrule by defeating Sukhbir.

Badals deliberately ignored Patiala because it’s Capt Amarinder’s hometown, says Preneet
January 19, 2017 07:00 PM

Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur on Thursday lambasted the Badals for meting out stepmotherly treatment to Patiala since it is the hometown of Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh.

AICC appoints Shergill in-charge for National Media & Punjab Campaign Co-Ordination
January 19, 2017 06:29 PM

As the campaign for Punjab is getting aggressive and polling date is coming closer, All India Congress Committee has assigned its National Spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill with the task of co-ordinating National Media and campaign activities on behalf of AICC (Communication Department) for Punjab elections.

Election Commission Deputes 7 Observers for Bathinda
January 19, 2017 06:21 PM

The Election Commission of India has deputed 7 election observers for Bathinda district with a vew to keep a close tab on all activities related to Vidhan Sabha polls scheduled for 4 February 2017.

Sonia, Rahul, Dr. Manmohan Singh in Congress list of 40 star campaigners for Punjab
January 19, 2017 06:12 PM

From Indian National Congress (INC) president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi to former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, ex-cricketer Azharuddin and Bollywood star Sonu Sood, the Congress has drawn up a list of 40 star campaigners to join the state leadership in pitching for the party in the Punjab assembly elections.


Several senior BJP, AAP and SAD leaders join Punjab Congress
January 19, 2017 06:05 PM

Giving a major jolt to their respective parties, around four dozen leaders from SAD, BJP and AAP joined the Punjab Congress on Thursday in the presence of Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh, who said their joining would further strengthen the party ahead of the Assembly polls just two weeks away.

SAD takes pot shots at Amarinder-Sidhu Duo
January 19, 2017 06:02 PM

The Shiromani Akali dal today took pot shots at PPCC President  Capt Amarinder Singh and former MP Navjot Sidhu for praising each other and said that they should clear the confusion  from the minds of public as people are wondering their which statement is real one.

AAP pensioner’s wing alleges SAD-BJP government of ignoring demands of pensioners and employees
January 19, 2017 06:00 PM

Aam Aadmi Party Pensioner’s wing chief Jagdev Singh Garcha on Thursdayalleged SAD-BJP government of ignoring the genuine demands of employees and pensioners of state. He said that 3.5 Lakhs pensioners and 4.25 Lakhs government employees had to suffer because of the anti-employee policies of Badal government.

Sukhbir Badal insulted the whole Punjabi NRI community by branding them terrorists: Sanjay Singh
January 19, 2017 05:44 PM

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national  General Secretary Sanjay Singh and senior leader Kanwar Sandhu today strongly condemned the remarks of Deputy Chief Minister and SAD president Sukhbir Badal, branding the whole Punjabi community ‘terrorists’ and blaming AAP for getting funds from radicals.

180 NRIs arrive from Canada to boost AAP election campaign in Punjab
January 19, 2017 05:44 PM

The first batch of Punjabi Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from Canada arrived in Punjab today in special KLM flight that landed at IGI Airport at 1 PM. Second batch of NRIs from UK would land on January 24.


Students to Disseminate SVEEP Message for Ethical Voting
January 19, 2017 05:42 PM

 For spreading message for voting on ethical grounds during the ensuing Punjab State Assembly Elections going to be held on February 4, 2017, about 35 thousand students of higher secondary level would play key role by motivating their parents to vote without any fear or influence.

Mann laughs at Amarinder’s promise of re-investigating into SIT clean chit to Majithia
January 19, 2017 05:29 PM

Terming PPCC Chief Captain Amarinder Singh’s promise that he would re-investigate into the SIT clean chit to Majithia as a “laughable stuff”, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today questioned Amarinder why he saved his Nephew Majithia earlier?

PM Modi to address two rallies, one in Jalandhar and other in Ludhiana
January 19, 2017 03:33 PM

PM Narendra Modi will address rallies in Punjab to campaign for BJP-Akali regarding upcoming polls. Rallies will be held in Jalandhar and Ludhiana . Modi will be in jalandhar on 27 january and in ludhiana on 29 january.