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Ajay Devgn agrees to cut objectionable dialogue from ‘Son of Sardar’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 3 (IANS) Film actor and producer Ajay Devgn Monday agreed to remove the objectionable dialogues and scenes from his film "Son of Sardar" before releasing it.The actor made ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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Badal to visit Milwaukee gurdwara, meet kin of killed


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will visit the Oak Creek gurdwara in Milwaukee during his visit to the US, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... Read more...

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African in coma: Badal tells police to spare no one (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Reacting to the news of a young African man lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in April, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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Akali Dal rejects hike in paddy, cotton MSP


June 1st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Friday rejected outright the Rs.170 per quintal proposed hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy and Rs.800 for cotton.Akali ... Read more...

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Punjab municipal polls June 7


May 21st, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) The state election commission in Punjab Monday issued the notification for elections to municipal councils and other local bodies in the state. The polls will ... Read more...

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Punjab government takes on Thapar University


April 24th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought a complete report on the status of the private Thapar University following the controversy over abolition of Punjab quota seats in ... Read more...

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SGPC wants president to grant clemency to Sikh terrorist


March 26th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has filed a clemency petition with President Pratibha Patil for Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing death ... Read more...

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Akali Dal asks Punjab government, SGPC to save Rajoana


March 25th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday asked the state government and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to take all possible legal and other steps to ... Read more...

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Sukhbir’s stamp all over Badal government (Punjab Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) In the last nearly five years, no one was ever in doubt that Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal considered son Sukhbir Singh Badal as ... Read more...

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Badal allocates portfolios, son keeps home, excise


March 15th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday evening allocated portfolios to the new ministers in his government. Badal's son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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Relatives find enough place in Badal cabinet


March 13th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) As he takes oath as chief minister of Punjab for a record fifth time Wednesday, Parkash Singh Badal will find himself quite at home in ... Read more...

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Badal stakes claim, invited to form government (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Parkash Singh Badal, 84, is to become chief minister of Punjab for a record fifth time with the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday ... Read more...

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Parkash Singh Badal set to again be Punjab chief minister (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Setting aside speculation over the leadership issue, the Shiromani Akali Dal Thursday unanimously elected Parkash Singh Badal to be the party's legislature party leader. Badal ... Read more...

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‘Parkash Singh Badal to be chief minister’


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday said that his father, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, will continue in the top job after the ... Read more...

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Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP maintain lead in Punjab (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance maintained their lead in 65 of 117 seats for which trends were available as votes ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP make major gains in Punjab (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made major gains, leading in 66 seats in trends available for 105 of Punjab's 117 ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP leading in Punjab after first round (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine surged ahead of the Congress in early trends emerging after the first round of counting on ... Read more...

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Punjab legislator dies


March 4th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Sitting Congress legislator Kanwarjit Singh Brar died Sunday in New Delhi after battling cancer for the last few months, party leaders said.Popularly known as Sunny Brar, ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms as Punjab leaders await results


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Having spent nearly a month relaxing, completing pending work and even lobbying for ministerial berths, politicians in Punjab are now readying themselves for Tuesday's counting ... Read more...

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All eyes on Lambi as Punjab heads for assembly polls


January 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) The importance of Punjab's Lambi assembly seat could be gauged from the fact that Saturday, the last day of campaigning for assembly elections in Punjab, ... Read more...

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801 nominations for Punjab polls rejected


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) As many as 801 nominations filed by candidates for the Jan 30 Punjab assembly elections have been rejected by the Election Commission, leaving 1,253 candidates in ... Read more...

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Parkash Singh Badal pitted against brother for Lambi seat


December 31st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) It is Badal versus Badal in Punjab's Lambi assembly constituency. Tipped to be the "mother of all battles", Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be pitted ... Read more...

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Akali Dal releases second list of candidates


December 27th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Tuesday announced the names of 15 more candidates for the Jan 30 state polls, including that of party president and ... Read more...

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Punjab VIPs security stepped up after BKI terrorists’ arrest


December 25th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Punjab Police has reviewed and stepped up the security of VIP politicians in the state following a communication from Delhi Police that a module of the ... Read more...

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Badal conferred highest Sikh title, radicals cry foul


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was Monday bestowed the "Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum (Jewel of the religion, pride of the community)" title by the Sikh clergy ... Read more...

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Missing Punjab official found dead


November 29th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) A Punjab sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) who had gone missing the day before was Tuesday found dead in a canal, police said.Karanveer Singh Mann was posted as ... Read more...

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Lok Bhalai Party merges with Akali Dal in Punjab


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 23 (IANS) Led by its president and former union minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, the Lok Bhalai Party (LBP) Wednesday announced its merger with Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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In poll heat, Punjab lingo hots up too (Punjab Newsletter)


November 20th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Winter is setting in, but the political climate in Punjab is heating up in the run-up to the state assembly elections likely in February-March next year. ... Read more...

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In times of F1, Punjab talked kabaddi


November 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when Delhi was going ga-ga over Formula 1, Punjab was on a different track that was perhaps little noticed by the rest ... Read more...

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The ‘desi’ boys of Punjab’s kabaddi world cup


November 8th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Mangu Mithapuria, Jagjit Singh Jagga, Jatinder Bittu, Baljit Panjgarian, Sandeep Gurdaspuria and Maula Kandhala Jatta may not be Western sounding names, especially for people in ... Read more...

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Anil Kaushik is new Punjab top cop


September 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Anil Kaushik, a 1975-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Friday took over as the Director General of Police (DGP) in Punjab.Kaushik replaces Paramjit Singh Gill who ... Read more...

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Punjab gives promotions to 5,199 police men in one go


September 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Punjab Police Saturday promoted 5,199 constables and head constables in one go - the highest number to be promoted together ever.Announcing a string of incentives for ... Read more...

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