Saturday, March 23, 2019

Akali Dal rebel Gurtej Singh returns to party

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Gurtej Singh Ghuriana, a three-time legislator from Balluana Assembly constituency in Punjab, has returned to the Akali Dal after he left the party in 2017.... read..

Thousands converge for 'Hola Mohalla' celebrations

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM IST
Tens of thousands of devotees converged in the Sikh holy town Anandpur Sahib on Thursday to offer prayers at Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib during ‘Hola Mohalla celebrations that coincides with Holi festival.... read..

Senior Punjab CPI-M leader Balwant Singh dies

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Former MLA and ex-state CPI-M Secretary Balwant Singh (82) passed away on Thursday at his residence here after a brief illness.... read..

Touchscreens to provide voting information in Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
All voting-related information would be easily available for voters in all districts in Haryana through touchscreens, the state's Chief Electoral Officer Rajeev Ranjan said on Sunday.... read..

AAP accuses Amarinder of poll code violation

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh of violating the model code of conduct by announcing sops on the occasion of the second anniversary of his Congress government in the state.... read..

4 killed in car-truck collision in Haryana

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Four persons were killed and one was critically injured when their car collided head-on with a truck near Ladwa town in Haryana's Kurukshetra district on Sunday, police said.... read..

Kartarpur: Amarinder sceptical of Pakistan's intent

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Making it clear that he does not trust Pakistan's intent behind opening the Kartarpur Corridor, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that Pakistan's "agenda is nefarious and political, and aimed at exploiting the sentiments of the Sikhs"... read..

Khaira to contest LS polls from Bathinda seat

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) President and former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday said that he will contest the coming Lok Sabha election from the Bathinda seat.... read..

Punjab back on track under Congress regime: CM

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday claimed it is the people trust in his Congress government that has helped in bringing the state back on the path of development and prosperity.... read..

Congress would have acted after Pulwama: Amarinder

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
While supporting the air strikes inside Pakistan by the Indian Air Force, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that "any government of the day, including the Congress, would have retaliated after the Pulwama (terror) attack".... read..

On Kartarpur, Amarinder sceptical of Pakistan intention (Lead)

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Raising serious doubts about Pakistan's intention behind opening the Kartarpur Corridor, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that he did not trust Pakistan's agenda as it "is nefarious and political, and aimed at exploiting the sentimen... read..

A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children (IANS Special Series)

Ludhiana (Punjab) |Sunday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana.... 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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