India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Thursday November 26, 2015
Decks have been cleared for a reshuffle in Punjab Congress today with the resignation of state unit president Partap Singh Bajwa and legislature party leader Sunil Jakhar.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party lawmaker from Sangrur in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, has challenged political leaders in the state to undergo dope tests.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Monday November 23, 2015
The Indian Medical Association's decision to hold a meeting of its top officials, a group of 50 top doctors, at a holiday destination in Thailand was reversed on Monday evening after it was questioned by the Punjab Medical Council - a regulatory body under the state government. The Council had demanded that the venue be changed to somewhere within ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh today refuted the claims of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal that Congress was planning to align with the radical Sikh political outfits for the 2017 Assembly elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Senior Haryana minister Anil Vij today cautioned that the Bihar election outcome was 'ashubh' (ominous) for the country, claiming caste politics triumphed over India's unity, integrity and development in the eastern state.
India News | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Friday November 6, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the family of a farmer who had allegedly killed himself due to cotton crop failure in Punjab and accused the state's Akali Dal-BJP alliance of neglecting farmers.
India News | Agencies | Thursday November 5, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit the Punjab's Faridkot district tomorrow and meet the families of victims of police firing during a protest there against a sacrilege incident.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Champions Tennis League Team Punjab Marshalls will play their home matches at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) Stadium on November 27 and 28
Thursday October 29, 2015
Mr Kher, whose wife Kirron Kher is the BJP MP from Chandigarh, accused the 'Award Wapsi Gang' of being politically motivated. He also blamed them for having had him ousted as Censor Board chief in 2004 by Manmohan Singh's UPA government
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
One of the alleged accused out of two brothers arrested in connection with the sacrilege incident of Sikh holy book at Bargari in Faridkot, was today hospitalised in view of spinal injury, said the Punjab police.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 26, 2015
High-intensity tremors were felt in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today as a result of a major earthquake in Afghanistan, officials said in Chandigarh. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Effigies of Ravana were burnt and people cutting across religious communities exchanged sweets and greetings as Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today joined the nation in celebrating the festival of Dussehra.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, could make an attempt to foment trouble in Punjab, Central intelligence agencies had warned at least a fortnight before the crisis over desecration of Sikh scriptures started.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Wednesday October 21, 2015
The Punjab Police has claimed it has "clear and concrete evidence" of foreign funding behind the cases of desecration against the holy book of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, in recent days.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
Chandigarh International Airport Ltd, subsidiary of Airports Authority of India, will commence all domestic scheduled and non scheduled flights from newly constructed Integrated Terminal Building at Civil Airport here from today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
The United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, on Thursday wrapped up his two-day visit to Chandigarh, Ludhiana and Jalandhar districts.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
A thunderstorm today hit the city, crippling road traffic and affecting electricity supply in some parts of the union territory.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Over 35,000 chemists and wholesalers in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana today kept their shops closed, joining nationwide strike called by All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists to protest online sale of drugs.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Speaking at Chris Cairns' perjury trial, Lou Vincent, 36, said that Cairns persuaded him to take part in match-fixing while they were playing for the Chandigarh Lions in the Indian Cricket League in 2008.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
The crucial talks between protesting farmers and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to break the deadlock over peasants' demands will be held in Chandigarh today even as rail services remained hit for the sixth consecutive day today, causing inconvenience to passengers.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Tuesday October 6, 2015
15-year- old Karamjit Kaur is in a state of shock, her father Sukhminder Singh, a 42-year- old farmer, consumed pesticide and hanged himself from a tree in his field, a day after he destroyed his pest ridden cotton crop. What is worrying the elders most is the repayment of Rs three lakh bank loan taken by the farmer.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
A 20-year-old woman, who left her husband about a year-and-half ago demanding a toilet facility, has been made Betul's 'Swachhata Doot' (cleanliness ambassador).
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
Railways today cancelled 17 trains between Ambala Cantonment and Chandigarh in the wake of non-interlocking work between the two stations, officials said in Chandigarh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Ahead of lifting of sanctions against Iran, President Pranab Mukherjee today pressed for reviving the long talked about Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline and using the Chabahar port to forge closer ties with the Persian Gulf nation.