Harpreet Bajwa

Punjab bypolls: Prestige fight for Amarinder, Badals

The ruling Congress and the opposition combine of SAD-BJP in Punjab will be fighting for the four Assembly seats which goes to bypoll on Monday. 

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Balle, balle for indoor games in locked down Kashmir

While communication blockade in Kashmir since August 5 forced many Kashmiris indoors, it came as an opportunity for some sports goods traders in faraway Jalandhar.

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Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa resigns as leader of Akali Dal in Rajya Sabha ahead of Punjab bypolls

In the recent Lok Sabha elections, he had sought votes for the BJP but did not campaign for his son Parminder Singh Dhindsa who was SAD’s candidate from Sangrur.

19 Oct 2019

OBC, SC voters in saffron plan for Mission 75 in Haryana

For dalit votes, the Haryana BJP government had inaugurated many chaupals (community centres) before the code of conduct came into force.

19 Oct 2019

Amarinder appeals to Pakistan PM Imran Khan to withdraw fees for Kartarpur pilgrims

The imposition of the fee, as well as other conditions like a mandatory passport and 30-day prior online notice by the devotees, would obstruct the realization of the dream of the pilgrims.

18 Oct 2019

Local issues and smaller parties could upset BJP’s 75-seat aim in Haryana

BJP insiders say the campaign is tough in Jat and Muslim dominated areas, besides constituencies adjoining Delhi with multi-cornered contests

17 Oct 2019

Will stop water from flowing into Pakistan and bring it to your homes: PM Modi tells Haryana farmers

For 70 years, the water which belongs to India and the farmers of Haryana flowed to Pakistan, he said.

16 Oct 2019

SAD regime brought humiliation on the Akal Takht Jathedar: Amarinder Singh

Singh said that for ten years, the Akalis, including Harsimrat, had been drunk on power, sparing neither the Akal Takht nor the people of Punjab from their tyrannical control. 

14 Oct 2019

Stubble burning cases see a spike, Pakistan a culprit too 

Punjab so far has recorded 630 cases of stubble burning incidents till October 11 this year, while Haryana recorded 587 stubble burning incidents in the same period.

14 Oct 2019

Search operations begin in three districts of Gurdaspur, Batala and Pathankot

The search operations were started after security agencies received information that several politicians and cities could be targeted by Pakistan-based militant groups. 

13 Oct 2019

Khaps go silent, steer clear of voicing political support

However, one cannot rule them out completely in these polls.

12 Oct 2019

Chandigarh diary: All that is happening in the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana

While help will be taken from Vietnamese experts to replant uprooted trees, the Housing Board will soon do a demand survey for a self-financing housing scheme for 492 flats.

11 Oct 2019

CISF jawan killed as vehicle in former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia's convoy hits truck

The accident took place on Kotkapura road in Moga at around 1 am, killing CISF jawan Guddu Kumar.

10 Oct 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah hits out at Congress over 'shastra pooja'

Taking a dig at Rahul Gandhi, Shah said that at the time of assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra, he has gone off on holiday.

09 Oct 2019

Another Pakistani drone sighted in Punjab's Ferozepur

On the intervening night of Tuesday, Wednesday Pakistani drone was spotted twice in  Indian territory first at Hazara Singh Wala village at 7.20 PM and then at Tendi Wala village at 10:10 PM.

09 Oct 2019