Voting is underway for Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats and the lone seat of its capital Chandigarh amid tight security in the seventh and final phase of the general elections.
Polling will be held from 7 am to 6 pm in the 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab and the lone Chandigarh constituency.
The Congress has an advantage in this Lok Sabha seat as eight out of the nine MLAs in the Assembly segments are from the ruling party
Pitted against Congress sitting MP Gurjit Aujla, diplomat-turned-politician Puri faces a tough fight in Jatt-dominated seat, say political observers.
While Lalwani replaces Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, four sitting MPs from Delhi have been renominated.
Around 14 officials, including an assistant commissioner of police, were injured after clashes broke out between security personnel and local scrap dealers during a sealing drive in Delhi's Mayapuri.
The Union minister said the ecological project will be spread across 884 at the closed site of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Badarpur.
In fact, Puri had recently written to Kejriwal claiming the whole process of regularising unauthorised colonies was stalled due to 'apathy and inaction' of the AAP government.
In the letter, the housing and urban affairs minister cited a report of Kejriwal alleging that if the BJP came to power again at the Centre, it would “demolish” unauthorised colonies.
The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs said that the central government will still allow letting devotees pay obeisance at the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan.
Moneylife foundation had conducted a thorough study on various regulatory aspects of retirement homes and submitted a detailed report to the ministry.
The minister also said that the DDA did not know how much land it owned, and a detailed estimate could be made once the digitisation process of the DDA was over.
Puri, who represented the Indian government at the groundbreaking ceremony of the corridor, said while Kartarpur was a "corridor of hope and goodwill" it cannot be insulated from the ground reality.
Kartarpur corridor opening: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal head to Pakistan, General Qamar Bajwa also to attend
Talking to reporters at Attari in Amritsar, Badal said it was an emotional moment for her to visit the historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan.
Swaraj's response came hours after Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi invited her to visit Pakistan to attend the ceremony on November 28.