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AAP’s Gurpreet Singh Waraich to contest from Batala

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party today field edits Punjab convener and actor Gurpreet Singh Waraich from Batala constituency, as it announced the seventh list with four candidates for the upcoming state Assembly polls. A native of Khokhar Faujian village in Batala, Waraich joined AAP in February and was appointed the party’s Punjab convener replacing Sucha Singh

Woman dies of suspected dengue in Batala

Batala :  A woman died of suspecteddengue in this industrial city, police said today. Geeta (44), a resident of Prem Nagar here was admitted in the Guru Ram Dass hospital, Amritsar following suspicion of dengue. She passed away in hospital last night. Dr Sanjiv Bhalla, Senior Medical Officer visited the house of victim and asked

Unidentified persons attack on Head constable with sharp weapons

Batala: Head constable Harpal Singh was attacked with sharp weapons by unidentified persons in Batala,today. The victim is admitted in civil hospital of

AAP to revive industry in Batala: Gurpreet Ghuggi

Batala: Comedian turned politician and senior leader of Aam Adami Party Gurpreet Ghuggi has assured the local industrialists to revive the old industry if APP comes to power in the state.While listening the grievances of local Industrialists Ghuggi said that APP would not make all efforts to revive old industry but also set up the

Breaking- Depressed over poor 10th results, student shot self

Batala: A class eleventh student committed suicide by shooting himself with his father’s licensed pistol at Umarpura in Batala last night. The deceased has been identified as Karanbir Singh (17), who had recently passed class tenth from CBSE board and got admission in next class at his native place. Sukhjinder Singh father of deceased said

Kejriwal building castles in air: CM

Batala: Slamming Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal for misleading Punjabis by building ‘castles in air’, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday dared his Delhi counterpart to clear his stand on the Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue. Interacting with mediapersons on the sidelines of a Sangat Darshan program in Fatehgarh Churian

BJP leader’s son held for extortion at Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur: Son of a later BJP leader held for extorting the money from general manager of Punjab Roadways, on Thursday at Batala. The accused has been identified as Rahul Kumar son of BJP leader and former MLA Roop Rani. Complainant, Harjinder Singh said that the accused has been threatening him over the phone since March

Breaking: Bolt from the blue – Lightning strikes bike riders in Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur: While the region rejoices over the nice weather and chances of rain after a scorching summer spell, the weather spelt trouble for two youths in Gurdaspur district who, in a rare occurrence of its kind, were hit by a lightening bolt while riding a scooter.  Banta Singh, a resident of village Thakar Sandhu and Mittar Masih from

Batala ASI tied with pole and assaulted, due to fleecing accused driver

Batala: Local residents tied an assistant sub inspector (ASI) with pole and thrashed him full public view for considering him responsible for fleecing an accused driver who killed a youth on road. The incident has been reported in the afternoon when a truck crushed a youth to death. Soon after the accident people gathered at