May 24

Remained first runner up in 2014, AAP has close fight with NOTA in 2019 in Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Remained as first runner up in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections with 2.80 lakh votes in Ludhiana, this time Aam Aadmi Party has close fight with NOTA. This time, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Dr. Tejpal Singh Gill has secured only 15945 votes which is just five thousand more than None of

Farooq won, Mehbooba likely to finish third
Farooq won, Mehbooba likely to finish third

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah appeared set to win the Lok Sabha election from Srinagar while former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti was trailing at the third spot in Anantnag constituency. As the counting of votes was completed for nearly 65 per cent of the votes in the six Lok

Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir
Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir

Srinagar In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among the youth of Kashmir , Kashmiri Sikh Community leader Indumeet Singh started  a campaign under which the youth will be taught the side effects of drugs on health. The campaign  started   from the Imamiya Public School Meer Behri Dal, where a day long seminar

Don't believe exit polls: J&K Congress President
Don’t believe exit polls: J&K Congress President

Jammu and Kashmir Congress President G.A. Mir on Tuesday asserted that the exit polls should not to be believed and that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would have the majority in the Lok Sabha polls. Speaking to the media here, Mir said: “Don’t believe these exit polls. Wait for the results on May 23 (when

Indumeet lashes out for neglecting Kashmiri Sikhs, fulfill pending demands
Indumeet lashes out for neglecting Kashmiri Sikhs, fulfill pending demands

Srinagar Kashmiri Sikh Community leader Indumeet Singh on Sunday lashed out at regional and central political parties for neglecting demands of Sikh residents in Kashmir. In a statement Indumeet Singh said that , “Since decades all the political parties neglected the genuine demands of Kashmiri Sikhs which is the reason of silent migration of Sikhs

Over 10% voting in Punjab LS polls
Over 10% voting in Punjab LS polls

More than 10 per cent voting was recorded in the first three hours of polling to Punjab’s 13 Lok Sabha seats on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of the general elections, officials said.Voting began at 7 a.m. in the constituencies of Patiala, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar (SC), Hoshiarpur (SC), Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh

Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday
Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday

Five days before the election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning offered prayers at the Kedarnath shrine nestled in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Early in the day, Modi arrived at Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport and took a helicopter to Kedarnath. He was wearing a grey attire with a pahari cap and a saffron

Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice
Rahul meets Alwar gang rape victim, assures justice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and assured her and the family of justice.Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one. “The victim will definitely get justice. Strict action will be taken against the

Most educational institutions shut down in J&K
Most educational institutions shut down in J&K

Amid calls of hanging of rapist as students continue to clash with the police, the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday shut down most educational institutions in the valley. Fearing further spurts in violence as the protests took centre-stage after two consecutive rape incidents were reported in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, colleges in Srinagar

Captain Amarinder's tactical advance strikes cord
Captain Amarinder’s tactical advance strikes cord

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, 77, may have been out of the Indian Army for decades now but he is proud to have served the nation in uniform.But this tactical advance into the opponent’s political territory by associating fellow ‘faujis’ (ex-servicemen) seems unparalleled. He has been striking a cord during his election meetings by

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape
Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought pitched battles with the security forces here. The students were

Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools
Drug free World organizes Anti-drug campaign in Govt. Boys Middle Schools

Baramulla In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among school children, “Foundation for a Drug-Free world” has organised an “Anti- drug Campaign” and distributed booklets among the students of Government Boys middle  School , Waripora Payeen of Nehalpora area of North Kashmir’s District Baramulla . The statement issued by the organising members of

Less than 9% polling in Haryana: Lok Sabha Elections
Less than 9% polling in Haryana: Lok Sabha Elections

Less than nine per cent of over 1.80 crore voters in Haryana turned out in the first three hours of polling on Sunday to elect members of Parliament for 10 seats in the penultimate phase of general elections, officials said.”The voter turnout was 8.79 per cent by 10 a.m.,” an electoral official told after polling

Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku
Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Ludhiana based Industrialist, JP Singh who is on a work visit to Azerbaijan visited Atashgah Temple in the capital city Baku of Azerbaijan and found Gurbani written on the walls of the temple. Getting in touch with the authorities and local people , he found out  through various stories that the temple

Training Programme in infertility for doctors held
Training Programme in infertility for doctors held

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Punjab Medical Council, Dr. Sumita Sofat Hospital and FOGSI organized training programme in infertility for doctors. This workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Prithpal Singh, member of Punjab Medical Council and Dr. Karamvir Goyal, member of Punjab Medical Council along with Dr. Sumita Sofat and Dr. Ashima Taneja. The purpose of this workshop

AAP names 3 candidates for LS polls in Haryana, Jaihind to contest from Faridabad
AAP names 3 candidates for LS polls in Haryana, Jaihind to contest from Faridabad

The Aam Aadmi Party, which is in alliance with the JJP, Sunday announced its candidates for three Lok Sabha seats in Haryana, fielding party’s state unit chief Naveen Jaihind from the Faridabad parliamentary constituency. The AAP is contesting on three seats, while the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) is fighting on the remaining seven seats in

The Hooda factor in LS elections
The Hooda factor in LS elections

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Even, the party high command and senior leaders also accepted it as he was appointed the chairman of co-ordination committee of 15 members leaving other senior party leaders in a state of disappointment. Along with this, out out 17, Hooda entertains the unflinching support of 13 legislators which clearly indicates his

Turned away from Kullu crematorium, Dalit family allegedly cremates kin in jungle
Turned away from Kullu crematorium, Dalit family allegedly cremates kin in jungle

Shimla April 13 A Dalit family was reportedly compelled to cremate an elderly woman in a jungle after some upper caste people allegedly did not allow them to use the village crematorium in Fozal valley of Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district About 100-year-old woman, resident of Dhara village, died after prolonged illness on Thursday. Her grandson,

2 militants killed in J&K's Shopian gunfight
2 militants killed in J&K’s Shopian gunfight

Shopian gunfight: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Counter insurgency units of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and special operations group (SOG) of state police took the two down during a search operation in an orchard area in Parguchi village. “Hiding militants

Rush in Himachal temples with onset of Navratri
Rush in Himachal temples with onset of Navratri

Rush in Himachal temples onset Navratri :Tens of thousands of devotees from across the region thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday on the first day of the eight-day-long Navratri festival. The popular temples of Naina Devi in Bilaspur; Chintpurni in Una; Baba Balak Nath in Hamirpur; Brajeshwari Devi, Jwalaji and Chamunda Devi in Kangra;