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Populist Punjab Budget ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Chandigarh, Feb. 19 -- Just ahead the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday made sure that the budget was not taxing for the common man. Claiming "improved" ... Read More


House adjourned during Budget speech

Chandigarh, Feb. 19 -- Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday witnessed what it has not seen in the recent history. The House was adjourned in between the Finance Minister's budget speech. A complete pandemon... Read More


'No bar' if sitting MLAs want to contest polls: Punjab Cong

Chandigarh, Feb. 18 -- Even as the Congress national president Rahul Gandhi has given enough indications against giving tickets to the sitting Rajya Sabha members, sitting legislators and their family... Read More


Ludhiana's electoral battle would be keenly watched

India, Feb. 18 -- Dubbed as India's Manchester, Ludhiana is considered the best city in India to do business. But the largest city north of Delhi has other things to its credit too. It has been a batt... Read More


Capt wants 'befitting response' to Pak after Pulwama attack

Chandigarh, Feb. 16 -- Enough is enough!" This how the visibly enraged Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday warned the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, its Army Chief General Qamar ... Read More


MLAs spar over SGPC issue

Chandigarh, Feb. 15 -- The issue of alleged "politicisation" of the Sikh's mini parliament, Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), rocked the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday. So much so, tha... Read More


Pb MLAs stress on setting mindset in order before asking others not to be superstitious

Chandigarh, Feb. 15 -- Clarity begins at home! If you want to end superstitions and beliefs, forget the enactment of laws, rings and yagas! Just set your own mind in order. The message was heard loud... Read More


Divided Opposition, delight for Congress

Chandigarh, Feb. 14 -- A thing of discord among its rivals is a joy forever for the ruling Congress. The party continues to sit comfortably on the fence, as both the Aam Aadmi Party and the Akalis con... Read More


Opp corners Govt on Ludhiana gangrape

Chandigarh, Feb. 14 -- The walls of Punjab Vidhan Sabha reverberated on Wednesday with the issues of Ludhiana gang-rape and the lathi-charge on the protesting teachers at Patiala. The opposition part... Read More


Families of farmers who committed suicide protest

Chandigarh, Feb. 13 -- At the time when 11-year-old Manmeet Singh has to be in school at Bathinda taking lessons, he was on Chandigarh's streets, carrying the picture of his father, who had committed ... Read More