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In fear of defeat, AAP fields namesake of SAD candidate in Dakha, alleges Akali

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has accused Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Harvinder Singh Phoolka for fielding namesake of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali to create confusion among voters. An Independent candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali is also contesting elections from Dakha constituency from where Manpreet Singh Ayali of Akali Dal, HS

Two more arrested in Sector 27 firing case

  Chandigarh: After arresting a 20 years old youth in Sector 27 firing incident, the Chandigarh Police have arrested two more youths in the matter. Meanwhile, the prime accused who fired gun shots is still absconding, said police. According to police, the accused have been identified as Vijay Kumar (19) and Shivnarayan (21).Vijay is a

‘Drugs are available like cabbage in streets of Punjab’

Chary of dragging religion into politics, Congress candidate from Rampura Phul in Bathinda , Gurpreet Singh Kangar claims that drugs are available like cabbage in the streets of Punjab. He says that SAD-BJP government is not serious in saving youth of Punjab from deadly drugs. Confident of overturning the applecart of his rival Sikandar Singh

Parties announce Mohali candidate, SAD yet to zero in

Mohali: In the 2012 assembly elections, a total 10 candidates contested from Mohali constituency. Sitting MLA from Congress party Balbir Singh Sidhu won the elections second time defeating nine candidates. As far as upcoming elections are concerned, the three main political parties in line are Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Congress and AamAadmi Party. SAD hasn’t

Six killed, 17 injured as several vehicles collide in two separate road accidents

Bathinda: As many as six people were killed and 16 others were injured when a Tata Ace vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a bus and a truck near Sawantkhera village of Sirsa on Saturday morning. Those killed were Gurdev Singh, his wife Daljit Kaur, driver Raja Singh, Bhagwan Singh and Malkiat Kaur.

In Bollywood films, skin show is in

  Mumbai: After the trailer of Aditya Chopra’s “Befikre”, where both Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor are shown stripping to their bare essentials and smooching ceaselesly, it is now television stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Sana Khan making a do-or-die attempt to be noticed with their flamboyant fornication in the trailer “Wajah Tum Ho”. The trailer

Revolt in AAP over Manshahia’s candidature

Mansa: Just a few days after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fielded Nazar Singh Manshahia as the candidate for Mansa assembly segment, the party volunteers and circle level leaders opened a front of revolt. While sending a letter to party convener Arvind Kejriwal and other senior national office bearers, about two dozen activists of the party,

Kohli century puts India in control on first day of 3rd Test

Indore: Test skipper Virat Kohli ended his brief drought of big runs with a brilliant unbeaten century to guide India to 267/3 at stumps on the opening day of the third and final Test against New Zealand at the Holkar stadium here on Saturday. Kohli, who last scored a century against the West Indies in

Mumbai, NorthEast eye win in ISL

Mumbai:Mumbai City FC will be looking for their second successive win when they face an in-form NorthEast United FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) football contest here on Friday. Mumbai won their opening round clash against FC Pune City 1-0 on October 3. The win boosted their confidence, which they will need in abundance

Terror threat: Chandigarh on high alert after IB warning

Chandigarh: Threat of terrorist attack was sounded in Chandigarh on Thursday morning. Intelligence Bureau (IB) has warned of a possible terror strike in the city, a senior police officer said. Chandigarh Police have raised the alarm of high alert in the city. Security have been beefed up in and around the sensitive places including airport, railway station

Guerrillas attack army camp in Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Thursday attacked a army camp in Kupwara town of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The 30 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Langate town of northern district came under the fire, a senior police officer said, adding that “alert guards have prevented the militants from entering the camp”. “Heavy exchange of fire was going

Mike Pence, Tim Kaine face off in vice presidential debate

Virginia: Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, the running mate of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and his Republican rival Indiana Governor Mike Pence faced off here in the 90 minutes long vice presidential debate for the campaign. According to BBC, Kaine on Tuesday night sought to maintain his ticket’s momentum as Pence aimed to stabilise Trump’s

Punjab Cabinet meeting to be held in Chandigarh on Monday

Chandigarh: Punjab Cabinet meeting to be held in Chandigarh on Monday evening. As per reports vital discussions and decisions are to be made during the

Sikh temple in Belgium closed for security reasons

Brussels:  Belgian authorities have ordered the closure of a Sikh gurudwara (temple) for an indefinite period citing a security threat, local media reported on Saturday. Hans Bonte, Mayor of Vilvoorde town, has ordered the closure. The town outside Brussels has only a dozen Sikh residents but because of the town’s central location the Vilvoorde gurudwara

ED attaches immovable properties of drug lord Bhola’s in-laws

As part of ongoing investigation in multi-crore drugs case, Enforcement Directorate (ED) Jalandhar sleuths have attached the immovable properties of drug lord Jagdish Bhola’s in -laws based at Ludhiana.A special team of ED officials took in possession and attached the properties of Dalip Singh, father-in-law and Amarjit Kaur, mother-in-law of Bhola at Jaspalon village in

App'll check election expenditure-related violations among Punjab

Heading for a four-cornered contest in Punjab

Vidhan Sabha elections in Punjab, scheduled for early next year, will certainly be much more interesting than ever as the state that used to have a kind of bipolar electoral fight, with the two arch rivals-Congress and SAD-BJP alliance-primarily taking one each other, is now moving towards a stage where people will have multiple choices

Trade unions strike cripples normal life in state

Nawanshahr: Normal life was disrupted in the town on Friday following nationwide strike call given by various Trade Unions to protest against the ‘anti-labour’ policies of the Centre, including low wages, disinvestment in public sector and foreign direct investment in the Railways, Defence and Insurance sectors. Essential services including telecom, transport and banking were hit

3 killed in Peshawar firing

Islamabad: At least one civilian and two suspected terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire in Pakistan’s Peshawar city on Friday morning, security sources said. The exchange of fire between an unknown number of gunmen and law enforcement personnel reportedly began around 6 a.m. near the Christian Colony which lies close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan

Authorities impose curfew in Kashmir

Srinagar:  Authorities on Friday imposed curfew in most places of the Kashmir Valley to prevent protests and maintain law and order. A senior police official said, “Restrictions will remain in force in Badgam, Ganderbal, Bandipora and Handwara.” “Curfew has been imposed in Srinagar city and all other district headquarters and towns of the Valley,” he

City residents’grouse finds expression in Kher’s anguish

Chandigarh: “I don’t want city to go into the hands of land mafia so I want it to remain as UT. The UT status of Chandigarh has proved beneficial for city residents.” This was stated by Member of Parliament Kirron Kher on Thursday while addressing the media. She was elaborating on development while describing the various