Punjab

One must visit this unique airplane-themed restaurant in Punjab

Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Unlike expensive in-flight meals, this airplane-themed restaurant in Ludhiana, is fast becoming a popular fine-dining destination with an out of the ordinary dining experience. Yes, you have heard it right, ‘Hawai Adda’- an aircraft-themed restaurant opened in Ludhiana, you won’t be able to stop from treating yourself when in Punjab. Created using a junk Airbus …

Battle for States: Akali seeks registration of case against Kejriwal

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Chandigarh: Days before polls in the state of Punjab, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal wrote to the Punjab Chief Electoral Officer seeking registration of a case against Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for alleged sacrilege of holy book at Muktsar and Lambi, spreading communal hatred and hobnobbing with terrorist outfits. In a letter, party …

Captain Amarinder Singh to be Congress’s Punjab CM face: Rahul Gandhi

Friday, January 27, 2017

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Setting at rest speculation, Rahul Gandhi today announced that Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh will be the party’s chief ministerial face in the high-stakes Assembly polls. 74-year-old Amarinder, who is fighting his last election, will be the next Chief Minister, if the party forms government in Punjab. Rahul, addressing the rally in the pocket-borough of …

Battle for States: 1,146 candidates in fray for Punjab Assembly polls

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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As many as 89 candidatures were withdrawn on Saturday, the last day of withdrawal of nominations, leaving 1,146 candidates in the fray for Punjab Assembly polls slated to be held on February 4. “Finally, 1,146 candidates are left in the fray for 117 Assembly seats,” an official spokesperson of the Chief Electoral Office, Punjab said. …

Pakistan releases Indian soldier who had inadvertently crossed LoC in 2016

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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New Delhi: Pakistan authorities on Saturday released Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently had crossed the border last year. Chavan was returned at 2.30 PM via Wagah Border in Punjab, Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in an official statement. He will be debriefed and a special medical check-up will be carried out. ALSO READ: The Trump …

Manmohan Singh releases Cong Punjab manifesto

Monday, January 09, 2017

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New Delhi: Out of power in Punjab for ten years, Congress on Monday promised a host of freebies like farm loan waiver and free power, smartphones, textbooks and doles to unemployed youth in the election manifesto for the state released. Releasing the manifesto, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh charged the Akali-BJP government with “misusing” governance …

Congress responsible for terrorism in Punjab: Arun Jaitley

Sunday, January 08, 2017

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Amritsar: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday blamed the Congress for the rise of terrorism during the 80s in Punjab and said it was the alliance forged between the SAD and BJP which provided a healing touch to the people of the state. The Congress fought the 1984 elections on the plank of communalism, Jaitley …

Akali-BJP combine will again form govt in Punjab: Shahnawaz Hussain

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Mukerian (Punjab): BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Tuesday claimed that development was “visible in each and every corner” of Punjab and added that no one could stop the Akali-BJP coalition from retaining power in the state. Addressing a congregation during the Punjab BJP Alpsankhyak Morcha Sammelan, he appealed for a thumping victory of the …

Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur joins BJP in Punjab

Sunday, December 25, 2016

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Fazilka (Punjab): In a major political development, Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan jail in 2013, on Sunday joined the BJP. “She joined the party in the presence of BJP MLA and Punjab Minister Surjit Jyani at a conference organised by the party’s Kisan Morcha,” Punjab BJP Kisan Morcha …

BJP wins Chandigarh civic polls, Amit Shah says vote for Demonitisation

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

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Chandigarh: The BJP-SAD alliance on Tuesday attained a clear majority in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation polls winning 2 out of the 26 wards. BJP chief Amit Shah said: “Every election win after November 8 shows that people approve of demonetisation decision. BJP won in 20 wards, rival Congress 4 and Independent one, an election office …

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