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28 Jan 2019

Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh favors open jails for female prisoners

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has favoured the setting up of open jails for the female prisoners in the state to ease their rehabilitation after release, an official said yesterday.

20 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K's first inter-state bridge to be inaugurated on January 22

Union minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the 1.2 km-long Keediyan-Gandiyal bridge on the Ravi river in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on January 22.

13 Jan 2019


#HappyLohri: Top 6 authentic recipes to celebrate Lohri

Grand bonfires, folk music, mouth-watering snacks, joy, and happiness- that's what the festival of Lohri is all about.

04 Jan 2019

Salman Khan

Varun to begin shooting for Remo's movie without female lead

Remo D'Souza's biggest dance film, starring Varun Dhawan, recently caught the headlines after Katrina Kaif announced her sudden exit.

02 Jan 2019


Since 2016, 18 Khalistani terror-modules busted in Punjab, 95 held

As many as 18 Khalistani terror modules were busted in Punjab, and 95 people arrested in the last two years, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir informed the Rajya Sabha today.

25 Dec 2018

Amarinder Singh

Punjab: Former PM Rajiv Gandhi's statue vandalized, CM condemns act

A statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was vandalized today in Ludhiana, Punjab by some persons, who Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh claimed, owed allegiance to the Shiromani Akali Dal in the state.

14 Dec 2018

Amarinder Singh

Sidhu's stuffed partridge gift to Amarinder Singh irks animal activists

Congress minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's stuffed partridge gift to Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh has irked animal activists and has prompted a complaint.

13 Dec 2018


Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.

12 Dec 2018

Kapil Sharma

#KapilSharmaWedding: Bride Ginni Chatrath looks stunning on her D-Day

It's raining weddings in B-town. Apart from Isha Ambani's wedding, the nation is also gearing up for another big fat Punjabi wedding.

06 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Sidhu injures vocal cords after hectic campaigning, docs advise rest

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is "on the brink" of losing his voice after 17 days of intensive election campaigning and has been advised "complete rest" for three to five days by doctors.

06 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Wanted terrorist could be hiding in Punjab, high alert sounded

A high alert has been sounded in Bathinda and Ferozepur districts of Punjab after intelligence reports claimed wanted terrorist Zakir Musa could be hiding in the area.

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been facing criticism for his visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, has landed himself in yet another controversy.

26 Nov 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Chief Minister Amarinder flays Pakistan over terror attacks in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh today hit out at Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, blaming him for terror activities in the state and killings of Indian soldiers at the border.

Imran Khan invites Sidhu for Kartarpur corridor foundation ceremony

Punjab local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been invited by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for the foundation-laying ceremony of Pakistan's side of the Kartarpur corridor.

22 Nov 2018


Govt to build Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan urged to follow suit

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the development of the Kartarpur corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab's Gurdaspur district to the international border shared with Pakistan.

22 Nov 2018


Government to build corridor from Gurdaspur to International Border

India will build a corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district (Punjab) to the International Border for Sikh pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on the banks of Pakistan's Ravi river, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

21 Nov 2018

Akshay Kumar

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.

19 Nov 2018

Amarinder Singh

Amritsar-blast: CM announces Rs. 50L reward for information on suspects

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced a reward of Rs. 50 lakh for anybody providing information on those involved in the Amritsar grenade blast that left three persons dead yesterday.

18 Nov 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Bill from the state to check use of tobacco.

15 Nov 2018

Punjab Police

#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

According to the counter intelligence wing of the Punjab Police, at least six terrorists from Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have crossed over into the state, and are headed towards Delhi.

14 Nov 2018


Chandigarh: Rs. 50L looted from bank officials in Patiala

Two unidentified men looted Rs. 50L cash from bank officials in Punjab's Patiala district today.

Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of a mother's plea and ordered a SIT probe into the death of her son in Punjab.

09 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan

The US has carried out 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, Dawn news reported today.

09 Nov 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of opening the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur Sahib with the Pakistan government.

07 Nov 2018

Amarinder Singh

Punjab: 'Invest Punjab Business First Portal' launched to boost industrial-development

The Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh, yesterday launched the 'Invest Punjab Business First Portal', aimed at further boosting industrial development in the state.

07 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi visits Kedarnath; will spend Diwali with jawans

Like every other year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spend this Diwali with Indian Army jawans.

04 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

'Can he really be IIT-graduate?': Punjab-CM on Kejriwal's stubble-burning claims

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today termed his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal's claim that stubble burning in Punjab was solely responsible for the high pollution levels in the national capital as "nonsense," and wondered can the AAP leader "really" be an IIT graduate.

02 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP Punjab-leader revolts against party, Kejriwal calls it "internal matter"

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal played down the dissidence led by party MLA Sukhpal Khaira in its Punjab unit, terming it as the "party's internal matter".

28 Oct 2018


Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

On November 6, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will speak to DGPs and home secretaries of states to discuss the NSG audit, which was done ten years after the deadly 26/11 attacks.

22 Oct 2018


Punjab CM Amarinder Singh arrives in Israel for 5-day visit

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has arrived in Israel on a five-day visit to strengthen cooperation between the two in sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, and dairy.

Sidhu refuses to react to SAD's demand of his ouster

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday refused to react to the SAD's demands for his dismissal and lodging of an FIR against his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu over the Amritsar train incident on Dussehra.

20 Oct 2018


#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Ambulance driver recollects how the scene was at accident-site

An ambulance driver, who ferried some of the victims from the train accident site to the Guru Nanak Hospital in Amritsar today described the scene as "very disturbing".

20 Oct 2018


#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Most dead are daily wage laborers from UP, Bihar

Most people who were mowed down by a speeding train in Amritsar during Dussehra celebrations yesterday evening were migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, an official said today.

20 Oct 2018

Amarinder Singh

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Punjab CM Amarinder visits injured; orders magisterial probe

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident after visiting the injured and kin of those killed in the tragedy.

20 Oct 2018

Amarinder Singh

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Services between Amritsar, Jalandhar affected after train accident

All services between Jalandhar and Amritsar remained suspended for hours after Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train near Amritsar, railway officials said.

20 Oct 2018


#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Navjot Sidhu defends wife, says accident shouldn't be politicized

Punjab Minister and Amritsar MLA, Navjot Singh Sidhu, said the mowing down of 61 Dussehra revelers by a train yesterday night in Amritsar was an accident and that the matter should not be politicized.

20 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

39 of those killed in Amritsar train accident identified: Officials

Thirty-nine of the 61 people killed in the train accident near Amritsar in Punjab have been identified so far, officials said on Saturday.

19 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Suspected pro-Khalistan group militant arrested in Shamli

A suspected pro-Khalistan group member, who was involved in a plot allegedly to kill former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, was arrested in UP's Shamli district.

17 Oct 2018

Punjab Police

Police seek details of students from other states in Punjab

Police have sought information, including Aadhaar number and contact details of students from other states studying in educational institutions in Punjab.

06 Oct 2018


Delhi's air quality remains poor for second consecutive day

Delhi's air quality remained poor for the second day due to change in wind direction, which is now flowing from the stubble burning areas, authorities said today.