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Punjab Minister invites Kejriwal for debt waiver function

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:25 PM IST
Congress leader and Punjab cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday invited Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for a debt waiver function of the Punjab government to be held in Bathinda and Anandpur Sahib this week.... read..
 

SAD slams Sidhu for violation of protocols in writing letters to PM Modi, Imran Khan

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:36 AM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday criticised Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating protocols and writing letters directly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani PM Imran Khan.... read..
 

SAD smells corruption in Punjab's move to privatize rural health services

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:20 PM IST
Alleging corruption in the move by the Punjab government to privatize rural healthcare services, the Shiromani Akali Dal on MOnday demanded a high-level probe into it.... read..
 

Khaira gets disqualification notice from Punjab Assembly

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:25 PM IST
The Punjab Assembly on Monday issued notice of disqualification to former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.... read..
 

Chandigarh gets rain; temperatures rise in Haryana

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rain on Monday evening. The rain was accompanied by winds.... read..
 

No move to hand over rural health centres to private players in Punjab: minister

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:30 PM IST
With a fresh controversy over the reported move by the Punjab government to hand over rural health centres to private players, Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said on Monday that there was no such move.... read..
 

Sidhu suggests measures to 'preserve sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib' in letter to PM Modi, Imran Khan

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday wrote letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, suggesting measures to be taken up by the two countries "to preserve the sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib and Dera Baba... read..
 

Rain predicted as temperatures rise in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
The maximum and minimum temperatures rose at most places in Punjab and Haryana on Saturday even as the Met department predicted rainfall over some parts of the region in the next 72 hours.... read..
 

Man mauled to death inside Punjab zoo

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
An unidentified man was mauled to death on Sunday afternoon in the Lion Safari of the Chhatbir Zoo in Punjab's Mohali district, around 20 km from Chandigarh.... read..
 

Modi, Shah will break up country: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will break up the country if they return to power in the 2019 general elections.... read..
 

AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Despite a virtual split in the leadership of its Punjab unit, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, party leader Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.... read..
 

Indian missions seek security for R-Day function as pro Khalistan group threatens to disrupt flag hoisting

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Indian missions in the United States and Canada have sought security arrangements from local police and authorities as separatist pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has given a call for disrupting the flag hoisting ceremony at the 70th Republic D... read..
 

Dirty people have left AAP, party is united: Kejriwal

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
With his party's Punjab unit facing a split in its leadership, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that "dirty people" had left the party.... read..
 

Punjab: Man mauled to death by lions in zoo

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:34 PM IST
A man was mauled to death by lions at the Chhatbir Zoo in Zirakpur area of Punjab on Sunday afternoon.... read..
 

In the name of Kabaddi, Punjab youth stay back in Canada

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Traditionally a tough, rural sport practised by 'pehlwans' in villages across the length and breadth of India, kabaddi has been flying high in recent years due to the money and glamour brought in by the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).... read..
 

INLD legislator in Haryana passes away

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Haryana INLD legislator Jaswinder Singh Sandhu, passed away on Saturday at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) after battling cancer for the last few months.... read..
 

Punjab Police busts Army recruitment scam

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police on Saturday arrested five people in Ropar district for their alleged involvement in a state-wide Army recruitment scam.... read..
 

'Haryana Bhawan' to come up at 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday laid the foundation stone of "Haryana Bhawan" at the "Statue of Unity" complex in Kevadiya, Gujarat.... read..
 

Hero Cycles to invest Rs 400 cr in hi-tech cycle valley

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Leading brand in cycles, Hero Cycles, will invest around Rs 400 crore in the Hi-Tech Cycle Valley project in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Friday.... read..
 

Son of dismissed BSF trooper found dead in Haryana

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
The son of Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the force in 2017 for indiscipline, was found dead in Haryana, police said on Friday.... read..
 

Fog, cold wave conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Minimum temperatures dropped and foggy conditions prevailed at several places in Punjab and Haryana on Friday.... read..
 

In BJP vs BJP, Kalia becomes Chandigarh mayor

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Rajesh Kalia was on Friday elected as mayor of Chandigarh.... read..
 

Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment in journalist murder case

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 7:15:41 PM IST
A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.... read..
 

Kartarpur Corridor passport: Amarinder lashes out at Sampla

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 7:15:36 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at Union Minister and former Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla "for trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and darshan at the historic... read..
 

Captain Amarinder accuses Sampla of complicating travel process to Kartarpur Sahib

Chandigarh [India] | January 17, 2019 6:11:32 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday criticised Union Minister and former Punjab State BJP President Vijay Sampla saying he is trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and ... read..
 

British national gets bail in terror funding case

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A Punjab court on Thursday granted bail to a British national in a terror funding case.... read..
 

Punjab AAP legislator quits from party's primary membership

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
Another Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Punjab, Baldev Singh, on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party, citing "autocratic functioning", "double standards" and giving up the party's basic ideology and principles.... read..
 

Congress legislator suspended from party

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Congress legislator Kulbir Singh Zira was on Wednesday suspended from the party's membership on charges of indiscipline, Punjab Congress President and Member of Parliament Sunil Kumar Jakhar said.... read..
 

New jolt to AAP: Punjab MLA quits party (Lead)

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
In a fresh jolt to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab, yet another MLA, this time Baldev Singh, resigned from the party's primary membership on Wednesday, citing "autocratic functioning", "double standards" and disregard for its basic ideology and princi... read..
 

Jind bypoll fires up Haryana politics

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
It could have been just another routine by-election but the Jind assembly seat in Haryana has turned into a political battlefield for all major parties to test the waters on which way the wind is going to blow in the coming months.... read..
 

Over 3 lakh drug addicts treated in Punjab in 2018: Police

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Over three lakh drug addicts were treated in Punjab in 2018 and more than 63,000 people are currently being treated, out of which 25,000 are heroin addicts, a top police official said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Punjab CM seeks waiver of passport condition for Kartarpur visit

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought waiver of the passport condition for pilgrims to pay obeisance at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan on the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.... read..
 

Punjab CM writes to Rajnath Singh, seeks passport waiver for Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara pilgrims

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 15, 2019 10:11:49 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, seeking passport waiver for the pilgrims who will be visiting the historic Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan during 550th birth anniversary celebrations... read..
 

In India, we need education in culinary skills: Chef Manjit Gill (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
Going to the extent of suggesting that children should be allowed to mess with the cooking and connect emotionally with the food they eat, well-known Chef Manjit Gill feels it is important to "understand our food".... read..
 
 
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