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Congress sweeps Punjab municipal polls; wins 267 wards

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Punjab's ruling Congress party has emerged victorious in 20 out of 29 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats, state election commission (SEC) official said on Monday.

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Voting begins for Punjab municipal elections

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST

Voting for the Punjab municipal elections began on Sunday, Election Commission officials said here.

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Denied visa, Punjab woman commits suicide

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST

Denied a visa to travel abroad, a 21-year-old woman committed suicide by setting herself on fire in her village near Amritsar, police said on Sunday.

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List nine promises you kept in nine months, Sampla asks Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2017 4:45:09 PM IST

Seeking to corner Punjab's Congress government that has completed nine months in power, Union Minister Vijay Sampla on Saturday asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to list nine poll promises he had f

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Punjab municipal polls on Sunday, all arrangements made

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

Punjab's State Election Commission has made all arrangements for the smooth conduct of municipal polls on Sunday.

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Cold wave, fog affect life in Punjab, Haryana; 1 dead

Chandigarh |Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST

Cold wave conditions and fog continued to affect normal life in several places across Punjab and Haryana on Friday with the maximum temperature in the day dropping by six to nine degrees Celsius compa

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ITC food facility to lift Punjab's food processing sector: CM

Kapurthala (Punjab) |Thursday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday inaugurated the ITC's new state-of-the-art integrated food manufacturing and logistics facility here, giving a major fillip to the state's food proces

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IPL: Hodge to coach Kings XI Punjab for 3 years

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday signed former Australia batsman Brad Hodge as head coach on a three-year contract.

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No rollback on power subsidy to industry: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ruled out any rollback on the decision to provide power to the industry at a subsidised rate of Rs five per unit.

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Punjab CM asks opposition not to block highways during protests

Chandigarh |Monday, 2017 10:45:45 PM IST

Accusing the Shiromani Akali Dal of indulging in street politics at the cost of public welfare, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon all political parties to resolve not to bloc

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Let's resolve not to block highways, Punjab CM appeals to political parties

Chandigarh | Monday, Dec 11 2017 IST

Lashing out at the Akalis for indulging in street politics at the cost of people's welfare, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon all political parties to resolve not to

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Punjab police registers case against 90 Akali workers

Moga | Monday, Dec 11 2017 IST

Bhagapurana police of Moga district registered a case against 90 Akali workers including ministers like Tota Singh and Mantar Singh bran farmer chief parliamentary secretary and Tirath Singh district

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