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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.

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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 festiv

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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.

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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.

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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 go

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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.

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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 politica

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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.

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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.

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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 ret

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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 nefari

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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 Ludh

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