Punjab CM Charanjit Channi (File Image | IANS)

PM returned as barely 700 people turned up for rally: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Β Barely 700 people turned up for the BJP rally and that forced the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “retrace his steps” and later the blame was pinned on the state government citing security threats, said Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Thursday. Challenging those questioning the nationalistic credentials of Punjab, Channi made it clear […]

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Chandigarh civic polls: AAP pips BJP on debut; ruling party’s Mayor among losers

Chandigarh |Β The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday won most seats in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation polls on its debut. The ruling BJP’s Mayor, Ravi Kant Sharma, and two former Mayors, Davesh Moudgil and Rajesh Kalia, faced humiliating defeats. Of the total 35 seats, AAP managed to win 14, followed by BJP (12), Congress (8) […]

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Punjab Police foil possible terrorist attack, highly-radicalised operative held

Chandigarh |Β With the arrest of a highly-radicalised operative identified as Ranjit Singh of Tarn Taran, linked with foreign-based terrorist entities, Punjab Police on Wednesday claimed it foiled another possible terrorist attack. The police have recovered two Chinese made P-86 hand grenades and two pistols along with cartridges, besides a black Royal Enfield motorcycle from his […]

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Haryana announces Rs 6 cr for Neeraj; Punjab CM hails golden boy

Chandigarh |Β Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 6 crore and a government job for Neeraj Chopra for winning India’s first Olympic gold medal in athletics. The star athlete from Panipat district in Haryana created histiry after he clinched the gold in javelin throw with an attempt of […]

Farmer dies by suicide at protest site in Haryana

Chandigarh |Β Perturbed over the fate of the agitation of farmers against three contentious farm laws, a 55-year-old marginal farmer on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at a protest site in Jind district of Haryana. The victim, Zile Singh, had been actively involved in serving food to farmers at the protest site on […]

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Moderna refuses to deal directly with Punjab for vaccine: Official

Chandigarh |Β Citing its policy, Covid-19 vaccine manufacturer Moderna has refused to send the vaccine directly to Punjab, state nodal officer for vaccination Vikas Garg said on Sunday. He said all vaccine manufacturers were approached for direct purchase of vaccines, including Sputnik V, Pfizer, Modern, and Johnson & Johnson. Garg said the reply was received from […]

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‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Chandigarh |Β Legendary athlete and ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh, 91, was diagnosed coronavirus positive on Thursday after one of his staff members tested positive. He isolated himself at his residence here, doctors said. “His condition is stable, but has been down with fever since last (Wednesday) night,” said a doctor. His wife Nirmal Milkha Singh said […]