Amritsar

SAD swaps two seats with BSP in Punjab

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in June formed an alliance to contest the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections together.

published on : 8th September 2021

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu faces protest by shopkeepers in own constituency

The protesting shopkeepers alleged that the Congress councillor of the area, who is considered close to Sidhu, has been putting pressure on them to vacate their shops.

published on : 30th August 2021

Renovated Jallianwala Bagh memorial a symbol of inspiration for youth: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak virtually on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

published on : 28th August 2021

Prime Minister inaugurates renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh memorial

It is the duty of every country to protect its history. Events of the past teach us and give direction to move forward, PM Narendra Modi said.

published on : 28th August 2021

Farmers' protest hits train movement, road traffic in Jalandhar for second day

Scores of farmers had launched an agitation on August 20 for an indefinite period to press the Punjab government to accept their demands related to pending dues of sugarcane and hike in cane prices.

published on : 21st August 2021

BSF and Punjab Police seize 40 kg heroin from India-Pakistan border

Sources said the seizure was made at Panj Grayan border, when Pakistani smugglers were pushing in the drugs wrapped in plastic packets into the Indian territory.

published on : 21st August 2021

Ahead of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's visit, hand grenade found in Amritsar

A day before the arrival of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, police recovered a hand grenade from the Ranjit Avenue area.

published on : 13th August 2021

Tiffin box bomb found in Amritsar village, apparently dropped by drone from Pakistan

The police found an abandoned bag that had seven pouches, a plastic tiffin, five hand grenades and 100 rounds of 9 mm pistol rounds.

published on : 9th August 2021

Red Fort violence: 23-year-old arrested from Amritsar, sent to 3-day police custody

Gurjot Singh, 23, who was evading arrest for five months, was arrested on Sunday near Gurudwara Shri Toot Sahib in Amritsar by the Special Cell of Delhi Police following a tip-off.

published on : 28th June 2021

Italy quarantines 242 on board Air India's Amritsar-Rome flight after 30 found COVID-positive 

All 242 people on board, including those found COVID-positive, have been put under quarantine by the Italian government, the sources said.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Six patients including five with COVID die at private hospital in Amritsar due to lack of oxygen

Family members of the victims said they were told yesterday night by the hospital staff that there is shortage of oxygen and they should make their own arrangements

published on : 24th April 2021

Lok Sabha elections: Polling underway at 1 booth in Amritsar

The electoral body had earlier ordered re-polling at the polling booth of Amritsar Parliamentary constituency due to negligence during the polling process.

published on : 22nd May 2019

2018, a year of 'many firsts' for Indian Railways

Its biggest achievement was the lowest accident figures in the last three decades, with 45 incidents reported between April and December 15 in 2018.

published on : 27th December 2018

Amritsar train tragedy: Eyewitnesses, locals rubbish train driver's claims of being pelted with stones

Is it logically possible for us to pelt stones at the train when so many people were dead and injured around us, asked eye-witnesses and survivors of the Amritsar train tragedy

published on : 22nd October 2018

Protest near train accident site in Amritsar for tracing missing persons, compensation for victims

The protestors demanded that the missing person be traced and also adequate compensation be given to the families of the victims.

published on : 21st October 2018
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