punjab elections

Harbhajan ‘Turbanator’ Announces His Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket After 23-Year Long International Career

NEW DELHI: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who earned the sobriquet Turbanator in 2001 after  a gut-wrenching performance in one of the most keenly fought India-Australia Test series where he scalped 32 wickets, has announced retirement from all forms of cricket.  He played 103 Tests, 236 ODIs and 28 T20Is for India and picked up 417,

Human Bomb? 1 Dead, 6 Injured in Ludhiana Court High Intensity Blast After Sacrilege-Led lynchings

LUDHIANA/NEW DELHI:  Ludhiana court complex was on Thursday rocked by a high-intensity explosion, leaving one dead in a throwback to 2017 assembly Punjab elections when blast in Bhatinda’s Maur had derailed the peaceful elections,  adding chaos to deteriorating law and order over weekend sacrileges and lynchings. Six people were also grievously injured in Thursday’s blast

8 Yrs On, Punjab Books Badal’s In-Law Majithia In Drug Scam; Uncovers Explosive ED Charges On Him, 2 Canadians

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI:  Eight years after the then wrestler-turned-druglord Jagdish Bhola, who was arrested in a Rs 6500-crore synthetic drug scam, had accused Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal’s brother-in-law Bikram Majithia of him as a kingpin leading to the summons served by ED on him, Punjab Police has booked the key Akali Dal man on

Rana Lashes Out At ‘Mercenary’ Sidhu For Dividing The Party

CHANDIGARH: In a major development on Monday, a senior Congress leader and minister for Technical Education Rana Gurjeet Singh lashed out at Punjab Congress committee president Navjot Singh Sidhu for trying to create divisions within the party and questioning the loyalty of the true and traditional Congressmen. Rana took a dig at Sidhu’s flip-flops in

In Doaba Leg, Kejriwal Bats For Sport Goods Bizmen, Vows Their Welfare

JALANDHAR: To make its presence felt in the Doaba region of Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday took out a  Tricolor march (Tiranga Yatra) in Jalandhar, a key region where AAP had missed out on getting big leads during its 2017 campaign despite a whirlwind of NRI support. The Tiranga Yatra was led

IPS And Punjabi Folk Singer To Test Political Waters In Punjab As AAP Releases Second List Of 30 Candidates

CHANDIGARH: The advance lists have started rolling out. As the backend campaign drama intensifies, the political parties are making it clear to the electorate on who is going to represent them at the various seats. Popular faces, credible first timers… has been a strategy the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) employed since the party was launched.

BJP Trying To Wean Away AAP Leaders, Alleges Raghav Chadha

CHANDIGARH: In what could well prove to be a test of loyalty for its own cadres, the Punjab co-incharge of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Raghav Chadha on Sunday levelled allegations against BJP top leadership of tying to wean away their leaders in Punjab. Chadha alleged that senior BJP leaders including Home Minister Amit Shah and

Bhai Again; After Imran Furore, Sidhu Decorates Rahul With Same Title Amid Moosewala Row

NEW DELHI: Hours after inducting popular Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu Moose Wala into Congress, cricketer turned politician and Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday dashed to meet former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi, addressing him as Bhai. With Bhai.. pic.twitter.com/PPovGLF18W — Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) December 3, 2021

‘Will Regularise Your Jobs If We Win’: Kejriwal Promises Punjab Contractual Teachers

MOHALI (CHANDIGARH): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday joined a teachers’ protest at Mohali and promised them that their jobs will be regularised if the Aam Aadmi Party makes government in Punjab next year. The contractual teachers are protesting for the past 165 days, demanding for the regularisation of their services. Give your younger

Congress Issues Show-Cause Notice To Amarinder Singh’s Wife Preneet Kaur Over ‘Anti-Party’ Activities

CHANDIGARH: Congress’ Punjab in-charge Harish Choudhary on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Congress MP from Patiala Preneet Kaur who is wife of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, seeking an explanation over her “anti-party” remarks. The notice was issued days after Congress MP Preneet Kaur gave enough indications that she would soon be the