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Over 4,600 centenarians cast votes in Punjab

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Over 4,600 centenarians exercised their franchise for Punjab's 13 parliamentary seats and they also comprised one transgender, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Tuesday.... read..
 

No wrong transportation of EVMs: Poll officials (Lead)

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
There has been no illegal transportation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Punjab, election officials here said on Tuesday.... read..
 

'Quit if you can't work with CM', another Punjab minister tells Sidhu (Lead)

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he cannot wo... read..
 

No illegal transporting of EVMs in Punjab: Electoral Office

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
There has been no illegal transportation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Punjab, officials here said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Cat is out of the bag: Puri on Amarinder-Sidhu row

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP candidate from Amritsar, Hardeep Singh Puri, on Tuesday took a jibe at the ongoing war of words between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying, "...the cat is out of the bag".... read..
 

Court questions Punjab, Haryana on free power to rich farmers

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday questioned Punjab and Haryana governments on free or subsidized power given to rich farmers.... read..
 

Don't think exit polls are accurate: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday rejected the various exit polls, saying their accuracy was suspect and that he expected the Congress to do much better, both at the national level and in the state.... read..
 

Punjab sees 59% voting amid skirmishes (Third Lead)

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Amid reports of skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), nearly 59 per cent voting was recorded in Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats in the final phase of the general election on Sunday, officials said.... read..
 

Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticized his Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state.... read..
 

Punjab sees 57% voting amidst skirmishes (Second Lead) (4 p.m.)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 10:45:06 PM IST
Amid reports of skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), nearly 57 per cent voting was recorded till 4 p.m. for Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats in the final phase of the general elections on Sunday, officials said.... read..
 

Religion, riots, dynasty dominate Punjab poll battle

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In agrarian Punjab, where Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes make 55 per cent of the population, religion and riots more than concerns of farmers and poor are likely to play a decisive role in the Lok Sabha elections going to the polls on Sunday.... read..
 

Polling in Punjab largely peaceful: CM

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Sunday by and large polling for all 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state was peaceful.... read..
 

Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats go to polls

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
All the 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab and the lone seat of its capital Chandigarh went to the polls amid tight security on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of general elections.... read..
 

Your vote is precious, says Anupam Kher

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday appealed to voters here to exercise their franchise as Chandigarh went to polls in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Vote for peace: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to voters to vote for peace as 59 constituencies went to poll in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Over 10% voting in Punjab LS polls (Lead) (10 a.m.)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
More than 10 per cent voting was recorded in the first three hours of polling to Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of the general elections, officials said.... read..
 

Guilty of Gujarat, anti-Sikh riots should be punished: Badal (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The guilty of both the Gujarat riots in 2002 and the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 should be punished, Akali Dal patron and five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has said.... read..
 

HC dismisses Sunny Deol's plea for adequate forces

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Actor and BJP-Akali Dal candidate Sunny Deol from Punjab's Gurdaspur on Friday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court for deployment of adequate paramilitary forces as the seat has been declared "prone to violence".... read..
 

Badal, Amarinder families hand in glove, says Mann

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann, the Aam Aadmi Party Punjab unit chief, said, here on Saturday, Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has put his stamp on the allegations of Sukhbir Badal-Amarinder Singh bonhomie that the AAP has been levelling since the Congress government... read..
 

EC notice to Sunny Deol for poll code violation

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Election Commission on Saturday sent a notice to actor and BJP candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur Sunny Deol for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.... read..
 

EC deploys three EVMs at each Chandigarh booth

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Each polling booth in Chandigarh, going to the polls on Sunday, will have three electronic voting machines (EVMs) to accommodate 36 Lok Sabha candidates.... read..
 

Campaigning ends in Punjab, Himachal, Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Shimla |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Campaigning ended on Friday for 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab, four in Himachal Pradesh and the lone Chandigarh seat, with two Union ministers in the fray and former Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal trying to make it to the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Punjab Congress candidate's wife owns Swiss account

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur and outgoing lawmaker Sunil Jakhar has declared over Rs 7 crore deposits in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, his affidavit filed with poll authorities said.... read..
 

My wife never lies, says Sidhu; Punjab CM clarifies (Lead)

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday defended his wife's remarks blaming the state Congress leadership for denying her a ticket from Amritsar.... read..
 

Cash, liquor, drugs seized in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Enforcement teams in Punjab have seized cash, liquor and psychotropic substances valued at Rs 283 crore after the model code of conduct came into force, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Thursday.... read..
 

My wife never lies, says Sidhu

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday defended his wife's remarks blaming the state Congress leadership for denying her a ticket from Amritsar.... read..
 

Stop daydreaming, Punjab CM asks Akali Dal chief

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Deriding Sukhbir Singh Badal's efforts to turn the Lok Sabha elections into a battle for supremacy in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged the Akali Dal President to stop daydreaming of getting back into the seat of power in th... read..
 

Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is indulged in theatrics since he took over as Prime Minister, he's a self-obsessed man and the people of Punjab or anywhere else can never forget the incident of desecration of their holy scriptures, Chief Minister Captain Am... read..
 

Airtel upgrades its 4G network in Haryana

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Telecommunication services provider Airtel on Wednesday said it has further upgraded its high speed 4G network in Haryana with the deployment of technology that will significantly enhance the network experience for its smartphone customers in the state.... read..
 

'Fans of Sunny Deol' costs him Rs 174,644

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A Facebook page titled 'Fans of Sunny Deol' costs the actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur seat Rs 174,644 and this amount was included in his poll expenditure, it was announced on Wednesday.... read..
 

Caste arithmetic not major factor in Punjab polls

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Caste politics may take centre stage in most north Indian states, but in agrarian Punjab where Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes make up 55 per cent of state's population, it doesn't play any decisive role, say political experts.... read..
 

Captain Amarinder's tactical advance strikes cord

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, 77, may have been out of the Indian Army for decades now but he is proud to have served the nation in uniform.... read..
 

Congress annoyed that 'chaiwala' bringing reforms: Modi

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Congress was annoyed that a 'chaiwala' was bringing about reforms.... read..
 

Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation: Congress candidate (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Chandigarh has been deliberately ignored in allocation of funds and one of the country's oldest varsities, the Panjab University, was also starved of funds, Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said.... read..
 
 
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