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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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Tendulkar fourth cricketer now in parliament


June 4th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member Monday, is the fourth international cricketer now in the Indian parliament.But unlike him, the ... Read more...

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Millions of potatoes carpet Jalandhar streets as farmers protest


December 15th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Residents and motorists in Jalandhar city and some other parts of Punjab were greatly inconvenienced as farmers dumped hundreds of quintals of potatoes on the streets ... Read more...

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Mixed response to FDI strike in Punjab, Haryana


December 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by trading associations against foreign investiment in retail saw a muted to mixed response in parts of Punjab, Haryana and ... Read more...

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Sidhu bats for Modi as PM


September 24th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu Saturday denied there was any difference of opinion within the party on its prime ... Read more...

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Finally, Amritsar-Chandigarh Duranto train is flagged off


August 24th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The much-awaited Duranto Express train, linking the Sikh holy city of Amritsar to Punjab and Haryana capital Chandigarh, was flagged-off by Union Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Leaders reach village to condole death of Badal’s wife


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Badal (Punjab), June 1 (IANS) Several senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and the Akali Dal Wednesday reached Badal village, in Muktsar district of Punjab, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar was the most awkward opponent, says Warne


May 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne won his last battle with old rival Sachin Tendulkar, but the legendary Australian still feels that the batting maestro was consistently ... Read more...

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Amritsar hits a high with hotels


March 27th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Good hotels and rooms were a rarity in this Punjab city that is home to the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines. But big ... Read more...

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BJP march enters Jammu and Kashmir, top leaders arrested (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 25 (IANS) The much-hyped flag-hoisting march to Srinagar seemed to have ended in a fizzle with a few hundred Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including some ... Read more...

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BJP yatra stopped after entering Jammu (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) flag-hoisting march to the Kashmir Valley was stopped Tuesday evening shortly after hundreds of party workers crossed into the state after removing ... Read more...

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BJP marchers enter Jammu and Kashmir, court arrest (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Ekta Yatra, led by Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, Tuesday entered Jammu and Kashmir from Punjab. Many of the ... Read more...

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First batch of BJP workers cross bridge to Kashmir


January 25th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur (Punjab), Jan 25 (IANS) The first batch of 500 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, led by Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, Tuesday crossed the bridge that connects Punjab to Jammu ... Read more...

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BJP slams Centre, J-K Govt. for opposing flag hoisting plan


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Jan 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Jan Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Anurag Thakur and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government ... Read more...

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Jhalak Dhiklaa Jaa: Why Did Navjot Singh Sidhu Quit At The Last Moment?


December 6th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Reality shows are incomplete without controversies! The latest news suggests that former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was earlier supposed to participate in  ‘Jhalak Dhiklaa Jaa Season ... Read more...

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President offers prayers at Golden Temple


October 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday arrived in this Sikh holy city and offered prayers at 'Harmandar Sahib', popularly known as the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu’s wife admitted in Delhi hospital


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The wife of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was rushed to Delhi in an air ambulance from Patiala Friday, was admitted to the ... Read more...

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Badal to consult Mumbai lawyers on water royalty issue


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) Having stirred up a controversy by demanding royalty from neighbouring Haryana for river waters flowing from Punjab to Haryana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday left ... Read more...

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No action against MPs for not disclosing assets: Activist


June 29th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Four months after a right to information (RTI) plea revealed that 70 Lok Sabha members had not declared their assets to the speaker, the authorities have ... Read more...

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Punjab to seek PM’s help in water dispute


June 26th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Punjab will seek the central government's intervention to end its water row with adjoining states, it was resolved after an all-party meeting here Saturday. A controversy had arisen ... Read more...

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India all set for Queen’s Baton Relay


June 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Attari (Amritsar), June 24 (IANS) India is all set to welcome here the Queen's Baton Relay for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi that will enter Punjab from ... Read more...

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Stay away from media, Gadkari tells party leaders


May 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked leaders and workers to resolve differences in the party within the ranks and refrain from "going to the media". "Going to ... Read more...

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Many BJP leaders say no to eco-friendly tents at conclave


February 18th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 18 (IANS) Many Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, who have converged here for the party conclave, late Wednesday opted not to stay in the eco-friendly tents citing "health problems", ... Read more...

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Sidhy seeks heritage status for Amritsar


December 13th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Amritsar Lok Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday urged the government to grant heritage status to Punjab's Sikh holy city Amritsar. "Amritsar is a city of historical, cultural and ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu moves privilege motion against Amritsar official


November 25th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 24 (IANS) Former cricketer and Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu has moved a privilege motion against the city's deputy commissioner, saying that the official was creating hurdles in performing ... Read more...

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‘Missing’ Navjot Sidhu posters come up in Amritsar


September 21st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 21 (IANS) Congress activists Monday put up posters claiming that cricketer-turned-politician and Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu was "missing" and also filed a police complaint. Congress leader and former legislator ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal gets back job in father’s government


August 10th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Having remained out of power for about 40 days, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal was Monday sworn in as deputy chief minister in the Punjab government ... Read more...

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Left parties divided on rail budget, BJP guarded


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Left parties were divided in their reaction to the railway budget unveiled by their bete noire Mamata Banerjee here Friday, with the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Voting starts on a dull not at Golden Temple city


May 13th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 13 (ANI): The city of Golden Temple started voting on a not so enthusiastic note on Wednesday in the fifth phase of general elections, with ... Read more...

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Polling for fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections begins


May 13th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Kolkata/Baramulla, May 13 (ANI): Polling for the fifth and last phase of Lok Sabha elections in 86 constituencies in seven States and two Union Territories began today amid tight security.In this ... Read more...

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Final votes in Election 2009 to be cast Wednesday (Curtainraiser)


May 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Balloting in the five-phase Indian elections draw to a close Wednesday with voters in seven states and two union territories deciding the fate of 1,432 candidates, ... Read more...

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Stage set for fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections


May 12th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The stage is set for the fifth and last phase of Lok Sabha elections in 86 constituencies in seven States and two Union Territories on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Key contests in final poll phase


May 12th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Following are the key contests for the fifth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections: * Tamil Nadu (39 constituencies) and union territory Puducherry (One ... Read more...

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Campaigning for fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls comes to end


May 11th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Campaigning in 86 constituencies in six States and two Union Territories that are scheduled to undergo polls in the fifth phase of general elections on Wednesday ... Read more...

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