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10 Mar 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Assembly elections 2022: Counting of votes in five states begins

The results of the assembly elections held in five states--Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa--will be declared on Thursday.

07 Mar 2022


Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

The Assembly elections in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur—concluded on Monday and the results will be declared on March 10.

06 Mar 2022


Punjab: Five dead after BSF jawan opens fire at colleagues

In a shocking incident, five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed after one of them opened fire at his colleagues.

Supreme Court to review punishment in Sidhu's road rage case

The Supreme Court has decided to review its verdict in a 1988 road rage case involving Congress party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu.

23 Feb 2022


36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

Most residential and industrial areas in Chandigarh have been facing a power outage for more than 36 hours, disrupting household life and work at hospitals and offices.

22 Feb 2022


Haryana government accords Z-Plus security to rape convict Ram Rahim

The government of Haryana has granted Z-Plus category security cover to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh—the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.

19 Feb 2022

Congress Party

Punjab CM Channi, singer Moosewala booked for violating poll code

The Punjab Police has lodged a case against the state's Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress candidate Sidhu Moosewala—also a popular Punjabi singer—for violating the model code of conduct in Mansa district on Friday.

18 Feb 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

'World's sweetest terrorist': Arvind Kejriwal reacts to separatist allegation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday hit back at his political rivals for accusing him of supporting separatism in Punjab.

17 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi

BJP trying to defame Punjab, Punjabiyat: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Two days before the assembly elections in Punjab, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged people to vote for Congress in the state and cautioned people against BJP's "divisive policies."

17 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi

'Maalik was clapping': Modi on Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over his remark that he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiyas" enter the state.

16 Feb 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark strikes controversy; Opposition slams Priyanka

Congress has landed into another controversy after Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiya" enter the state.

15 Feb 2022


Another setback for Congress as ex-Minister Ashwani Kumar quits party

In another setback for Congress, former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar resigned from the party on Tuesday.

13 Feb 2022


IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

Dense fog is very likely to prevail in several regions of northern Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Before Punjab elections, Channi's nephew sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court in Punjab on Friday sent Bhupinder Singh "Honey" to judicial custody for 14 days in a case of illegal sand mining.

10 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi

Ahead of Punjab elections, 'The Great Khali' joins BJP

Former wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, famously known by his ring name "The Great Khali," joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in Delhi.

06 Feb 2022


Charanjit Singh Channi to be Congress' CM face in Punjab

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's CM face for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.

06 Feb 2022


EC continues ban on rallies, eases restrictions for public meetings

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that the ban on physical rallies in poll-bound states will continue. However, it eased restrictions for indoor and outdoor public meetings.

06 Feb 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Will abide by Rahul's decision: Sidhu on Punjab CM face

Ahead of Congress' chief ministerial face announcement in Punjab, state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said everyone would abide by the party leader Rahul Gandhi's decision.

05 Feb 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed the party on Saturday, a day after his name was left out of the star campaigners list for the Punjab elections.

SC adjourns Sidhu's road rage case hearing to February 25

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in a 1988 road rage case against Navjot Singh Sidhu to February 25.

02 Feb 2022

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Channi had support from 2 MLAs to become CM: Jakhar

Sunil Jakhar, the former chief of Congress' Punjab unit, has made sensational claims about the party's selection of Chief Minister after Captain Amarinder Singh's exit last year.

31 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

EC extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till February 11

The Election Commission of India on Monday extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows till February 11 for the upcoming Assembly elections in five states.

28 Jan 2022

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Sidhu had abandoned mother for money, claims 'sister' Suman

Suman Toor, a woman claiming to be Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu's sister, described him as a "cruel person" at a press conference in Chandigarh on Friday.

Punjab CM's relative under ED scanner in sand mining case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided various locations in Punjab on Tuesday as part of a money-laundering investigation against illegal sand mining operations.

Punjab elections postponed to February 20 after leaders' appeal

The Election Commission of India on Monday said the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab have been postponed by six days.

Punjab CM's brother to contest independently after Congress denies ticket

Manohar Singh, the brother of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, will be contesting the upcoming state elections as an independent candidate.

16 Jan 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: Involvement of Pakistan's ISI suspected after recovery of IED

The Delhi Police reportedly suspects the involvement of Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) after explosives were recovered from the Ghazipur area on Friday.

PM security breach: Ex-judge Indu Malhotra to head probe committee

A committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra will probe the security breach during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Punjab visit on January 5, the court said on Wednesday.

10 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Was worried about Modi, contacted Punjab CM: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has revealed that she had contacted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi because she was "worried" about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach.

10 Jan 2022

Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood leaves Punjab icon post as sister joins Congress

Actor Sonu Sood, who has turned into a nationwide hero following his intense philanthropic work during the pandemic, has decided to step down from the post of the Punjab state icon.

SC orders protection of records in Modi's security breach case

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the protection of all travel records pertaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Punjab which was affected by an alleged security breach.

06 Jan 2022


Amid Omicron worry, 125 Italy-Amritsar flight passengers test COVID-positive

As many as 125 passengers from a chartered flight from Italy's Milan tested positive for COVID-19 after landing in Punjab's Amritsar on Thursday afternoon.

06 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

President expresses concern over Modi's security breach; CCS interferes

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday voiced his displeasure at an alleged breach of security during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab.

06 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Explained: What went wrong with Modi's security in Punjab yesterday?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to cancel his visit to Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday over a "major lapse in security."

05 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Modi's Punjab visit impeded by 'major lapse in security'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday canceled his visit to Ferozepur, Punjab over a "major lapse in security," the Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement.

Punjab imposes night curfew; 50% capacity at restaurants, schools shut

Punjab on Tuesday implemented a night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country.

03 Jan 2022


No cash, no job: Disabled chess player accuses Punjab government

Disabled chess player Malika Handa said on Sunday that the Punjab administration told her she could not get a job or a monetary reward as promised.

Ex-cricketer Dinesh Mongia, Congress MLAs join BJP before Punjab polls

Former Indian cricketer Dinesh Mongia joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi on Tuesday.

28 Dec 2021


SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

The police in Germany have reportedly arrested Jaswinder Singh Multani, a prominent member of the banned outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), for his alleged involvement in a blast in a Ludhiana court last week.

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