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18-Mar-2017 Jalandhar

Good institutions will flourish, bad will go : Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday that educational institutions, government or private, will have to improve their standards to survive in future."Whether government or private, only good institutions will flourish...

30-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

NRIs add to poll pitch in Punjab

Punjab's strong non-resident community has arrived in hordes from Canada, Britain, the US and other countries for the February 4 assembly elections in the state.All major parties are paying special attention to the diaspora -- or non-resident Indians (NRIs) --...

27-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Congress living its last breaths: Narendra Modi

Hitting out at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused it of defaming Punjab and said its "opportunistic alliance" with the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, showed the party was living "on its last breaths."Addressing a rally here in support...

27-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Congress a sinking ship, is history : Narendra Modi

Dubbing the Congress as a "sinking ship" and "history", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called upon voters not to vote for the opposition party in the coming assembly elections in five states."The Congress is a sinking ship. The Congress is history. It...

27-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Modi lambasts Congress for 'defaming' Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the Congress for "defaming" Punjab for political gain, and urged the state's people to teach them a lesson in the February 4 assembly elections.Kick-starting the election campaign for Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani...

25-Jan-2017 Kartarpur (Jalandhar)

SAD ex-minister Balbir Maini joins Congress

In a severe jolt to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) just 10 days before the Punjab assembly polls, its senior leader and former minister Balbir Singh Maini quit the party to join the Congress.Maini, a two-time MLA from Tanda constituency in Hoshiarpur district,...

25-Jan-2017 Shahkot/Nakodar

Will regularize all contractual employees, promises Capt Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder on Wednesday promised to regularize all contractual employees and address the concerns of government employees on priority on coming to power, while reiterating his vow to bring agriculture and industry in the state...

22-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Capt Amarinder urges EC to send back outsiders brought to Punjab by AAP

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has urged the Election Commission to send back the outsiders brought into Punjab by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) during election time as it could disturb the state’s peace and lead to violence.Talking to mediapersons...

22-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

SAD loses more leaders, supporters to Punjab Congress

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) political graph declined further on Sunday with several senior party leaders and supporters joining the Punjab Congress. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Captain Amarinder Singh welcomed the newcomers into...

14-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Big jolt by AAP in Doaba region to Akali Dal and BSP

Aam Aadmi Party got a shot in arm today when the leaders of various political parties and organizations joined the family of Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of National Spokesperson and Incharge Punjab Affairs Sanjay Singh. In a huge set back to BSP ahead...

13-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Arvind Kejriwal takes out Road show in Jalandhar, gets rousing welcome

National Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today got rousing welcome in the city, known as NRI Capital of Punjab, when he took out the road show here.Large number of people gathered near Paragpur village on National Highway...

06-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Triple Setback To Aap In Doaba By Jagmeet Brar's TMC

A day after Jagmeet Singh Brar released the first list of TMC's candidates, more defections within AAP have begun. Today founder member and State Secretary Tarandeep Sunny resigned from AAP along with their supporters and joined the TMC at a press conference...

22-Dec-2016 Kartarpur (Jalandhar)

CM Bats For Far More Stringent Provisions Of Anti-Defection Law

Batting for far more stringent provisions of anti-defection law, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that it was the need of the hour to curb the mounting tendency of shifting allegiance from one party to another for satiating the lust for...

20-Dec-2016 Jamsher (Jalandhar)

Parkash Singh Badal Describes Congress As A ‘Leadership Bankrupt’ Party

Describing Congress as a ‘leadership bankrupt’ party, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that Congress was poaching the fugitives of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in dismay to form the government in the state.Addressing the gathering during Sangat...

16-Dec-2016 Adampur

Arun Jaitley lays foundation stone of domestic airport near Jalandhar

Arun Jaitley, Vijay SUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley laid the foundation stone of a new domestic airport at Adampur near Jalandhar in Punjab on Friday.Spread over 40 acres, the airport terminal will cater to the air connectivity needs of Punjab's Doaba...

16-Dec-2016 Bhogpur

Sukhbir Singh Badal lays foundation to upgrade Bhogpur Sugar Mill

Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal today laid the foundation stone for up gradation of Bhogpur Sugar Mill with Rs. 102.5 crore , which would make the mill a self dependent unit. Besides enhancing the sugarcane crushing capacity upto three times,...

10-Dec-2016 Adampur (Jalandhar)

Badal-Captain will contest 2017 elections collectively- Arvind Kejriwal

“Badal family and Captain Amrinder Singh have planned to contest 2017 Punjab Elections collectively, but their alliance will not be able to stop the revolution initiated by the people of Punjab. AAP will form government in Punjab with huge margin.” AAP National...

26-Nov-2016 Jalandhar

Over 40 lakh youth in Punjab addicted to drugs : Arvind Kejriwal

AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that over 40 lakh youth in Punjab were addicted to drugs and accused the ruling Akali Dal of spreading a durg network in the state."As of today, over 40 lakh youth in Punjab are addicted to drugs. The...

20-Nov-2016 Jalandhar

BJP chief appeals to Punjab voters for support

Accusing the previous Congress-led UPA government at the Centre of involvement in scams totalling Rs 12 lakh crore, BJP President Amit Shah appealed to the people to ensure that BJP governments were installed across the country."It is time the BJP come to power...

10-Nov-2016 Adampur (Jalandhar)

Dr Br Ambedkar 6TH World Cup Kabaddi 2016

The matches on the eighth day of Dr BR Ambedkar 6th World Cup Kabaddi 2016, a total of three matches were held in the Sports Stadium, Adampur in district Jalandhar today. In today's matches, USA and Australia in men section while New Zealand in women section...

16-Oct-2016 Jalandhar

Beating The Drums Begins The Grand Finale

This day is a remarkable day for all the contestants who made up to the grand finale round of this beauty pageant, Miss Punjab 2016, Pageant with a purpose. This day for all the girls is undoubtedly a day full of joy, excitement as well nervousness.The entire...

28-Sep-2016 Jalandhar

“Nikka Zaildar focuses on family virtues”, Ammy Virk

Patiala Motion Pictures is now ready with their latest Punjabi film ‘Nikka Zaildar’ which is releasing soon. This rom-com and family drama stars Ammy Virk in the lead role and has been directed by Simerjit Singh who is known for his earlier superhit ‘Angrej’....

27-Sep-2016 Jalandhar

Culprits in Gagneja`s killing would not be spared - Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the culprits involved in the killing of RSS state Co-Incharge Brig. Jagdish Gagneja would not be spared. Union Minister has also said that the CBI investigation in the case is going on and the culprits would...

25-Sep-2016 Jalandhar

Arvind Kejriwal vows to end 'raid raj' in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would end "raid raj" if it is voted to power in Punjab in the next assembly election.Taking a jibe at the frequent tax raids on business houses and traders by the ruling Akali-BJP...

25-Sep-2016 Jalandhar

Brar Joins Sikh Sangat Dharna In Jalandhar Over Beadbi Incident

After attending the Agrasen Jayanti celebration organized by the Aggarwal community in Jalandhar with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Jagmeet Singh Brar joined the Dharna being staged by local Sikh community members in Kapurthala Chowk.This Dharna is being led by...

23-Sep-2016 Goraya (Jalandhar)

India must give befitted reply to Pakistan -Sukhbir Singh Badal

Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal today said India should send out a clear message to Pakistan that it will not allow anyone to create disturbances in either Jammu and Kashmir or Punjab.Talking to the media persons during a Sangat Darshan...

18-Sep-2016 Jalandhar

Those behind Uri attack won't go scot free : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that those behind the terrorist attack at the Uri army camp in Jammu and Kashmir would be punished, while India would work at the diplomatic level to isolate Pakistan."Naturally, those who are responsible...

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