Voting begins in Punjab amid tight security

  Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Voting began in all 117 assembly constituencies in Punjab on Saturday to decide the next government in the state. Voting commenced at 8 a.m....

Ex-Army chief first to cast vote in Patiala

  Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Army Chief and ex-governor, General J.J. Singh, was among the first to cast his vote on Saturday morning at a polling station...

Badal family casts vote in native village

  Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and daughter-in-law and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal...

Punjab polls 23% votes in 4 hours

  Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Over 23 per cent of Punjab's 1.98 crore voters on Saturday cast their votes in the first four hours in the polls for...

Drugs, despair, decline fuel demand for change In Punjab

  Kuch na honda Punjab da, zameen banjar, aulad kanjar. (Nothing can come of Punjab -- lands barren, children jobless.) That extreme assessment of India's 11th richest state was...

Rahul on Badals: Sukhbir an icon of corruption

  Jalalabad (Punjab), Jan 28 (IANS) Continuing his frontal attack on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's family, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his son...

Punjab AAP candidate injured in accident, 1 dead

  Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A person was killed and an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate was injured on Saturday when an SUV collided with a tractor-trolley near...

Sikh priest joins AAP, says Badals helped sacrilege cases culprits

  Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) A Sikh priest, who refused to honour Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal during his visit to Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar in June...

This octogenarian poet seeks new ways to promote Punjabi literature

  Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) After making a name in the world of Punjabi literature, an octogenarian poet, short-story writer and editor is now seeking to promote more...

AAP accuses Akalis of recruiting criminals

  Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) of recruiting criminals in the ranks of the party's youth...

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