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PM Modi To Inaugurate Development Projects Worth Rs 42,750 Crore In Punjab On Wednesday

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

The development projects also include Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway, PGI satellite centre in the city, four-laning of the Amritsar–Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur,

Punjab Elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu Tries To Woo Voters With Freebies

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Punjab elections: The state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu promised Rs 2000 for women home makers and eight LPG cylinders. Sidhu also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies.


Punjab Assembly Polls: Former India Cricketer Dinesh Mongia, Congress MLA Join BJP

The former international cricketer Dinesh Mongia has joined BJP in Punjab.

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: AAP Announces Another List Of Contestants

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

Punjab assembly elections are slated to be held between February and March next year. The AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has announced list of 15 more candidates taking the party’s list of total contestants to 88.


Punjabi Film 'Shooter' On Notorious Gangster Sukha Kahlwan Gets Release Date 2 Years After Amarinder Singh Banned It

The former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had ordered a ban on the film stating that it 'promotes violence, heinous crimes, extortion, threats and criminal intimidation'.

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27 December, 2021

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh Meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda In Delhi

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Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh recently floated his own party Punjab Lok Congress after quitting Congress. The BJP has announced that it will the upcoming Punjab assembly elections jointly with Singh’s party.


26 December, 2021

Punjab Police Officer Slams Navjot Singh Sidhu Over ‘Defamatory Comment’

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Chandigarh Superintendent of Police (DSP) Chandigarh Dilsher Chandel has slammed Navjot Singh Sidhu for telling his party workers to make ‘cops wet their pants’.


24 December, 2021

Ludhiana Blast | Centre Won't Allow Situation To Exacerbate In Punjab: Hardeep Singh Puri

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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday stated that the endeavors from the government's side are underway to get to the bottom of the Ludhiana district court blast, which killed two people and injured six on Wednesday.


24 December, 2021

Kapurthala Lynching: Gurudwara Caretaker Arrested After CM Channi Says 'No Sacrilege'

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Police have listed 100 other unnamed people in the Kapurthala lynching case. Amongst them 25 to 30 of them were armed during the incident


24 December, 2021

No Evidence Of Sacrilege in Kapurthala Incident: Punjab CM Channi

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi confirmed that there is no evidence of ‘sacrilege’ committed by a man who was beaten to death in Punjab's Kapurthala district.


23 December, 2021

Punjab Sacrilege Row: Autopsy Report Of Man Lynched Shows 30 Cuts, Murder Case Yet To Be Lodged

PTI

According to the autopsy report, the unidentified man had deep cuts on neck, head, chest and right hip of the body and he would have become breathless after a deep cut on the neck.


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23 December, 2021

Ludhiana Explosion | Here's What Happened Inside The District Court

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The explosion reportedly took place inside the washroom at a time when the district court was functioning, ripping through the building.


23 December, 2021

Sacrilege | What Is It And What Are The Laws Around It

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Three back-to-back incidents in Punjab have once again stirred the long-simmering controversy around what usually defines sacrilege.


22 December, 2021

Tourists Brave Omicron Fears To Party In Himachal As IMD Predicts A Snowy Christmas

Ashwani Sharma

In wake of the Omicron scare, the sudden influx of tourists and the upcoming rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mandi on Dec 27 have raised concerns over a fresh Covid-19 outbreak in Himachal Pradesh.


21 December, 2021

Politicians Condemn Golden Temple 'Sacrilege': Who Said What

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Politicians across the political spectrum condemned the 'sacrilege' in Golden Temple without making any further comments on the lynching of the man.


20 December, 2021

Sacrilege Incident: Hang The Culprits In Public, Says Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu

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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said the sacrilege attempts in Punjab are part of the conspiracies hatched to disturb peace in the state.


19 December, 2021

Punjab: Second Man Beaten To Death For Alleged Sacrilege Attempt In 2 Days

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The accused was caught and beaten to death on Saturday evening after he jumped the golden grills inside the sanctum sanctorum, picked a sword and reached near the place where a Sikh priest was reciting the holy Guru Granth Sahib


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18 December, 2021

Punjab Elections 2022: Farmer Leader Charuni Floats New Party To Contest Polls, Other Unions Stay Away

Harish Manav

As farm leader Gurnam Singh Charuni floats his own political party - Samyukt Sangharsh Party - he slammed political leaders and said they frame policies in 'favour of capitalists, while ignoring the interests of the poor'.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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