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Under fire for appointing 'representative', BJP MP Sunny Deol says 'controversy being created out of nothing'

The BJP MP had yesterday appointed Gurpreet Singh Palheri as his "representative" in Gurdaspur.

Kartarpur corridor on Indian side to be completed by Sept 30

Pakistan will build the corridor up to the Indian border from the gurdwara in Kartarpur. The corridor will be thrown open to pilgrims in November this year to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.


‘Unethical FB campaign’: Punjab Congress asks EC to cancel Sunny Deol’s candidature

Speaking to the media Monday, state Congress vice-president Himanshu Pathak said Deol had not given this information about a social media page to the EC, which is mandatory.

Unable to have baby, woman kills neighbour, pulls out foetus

The foetus that Ravinder Kaur (40), a native of village Kala Nangal in Gurdaspur's Batala area, pulled out hoping to bring it up as her own, died within minutes.

As Gurdaspur battle draws close, Partap Bajwa maintains a low profile

Sources said Congress would try to get all party leaders on board in Gurdaspur to give a fight to Sunny Deol. “A divided Congress would lose the battle beforehand,” said a party leader.

Gurdaspur awaits Sunny Deol’s arrival

Sunny Deol’s absence on the field after announcement of his candidature earlier this week has subjected him to criticism on social media.


Gurdaspur: Why BJP fielded an actor? Locals failed it in the past, only one to win was Vinod Khanna

So when the party announced actor Sunny Deol’s candidature from Gurdaspur, the BJP just reinforced the belief among its cadres that only a celebrity can win this seat.

Gurdaspur: Star wars? To counter Sunny Deol, Congress may bank on actors for campaigning

Gurdaspur electorate is known to have a penchant for celebrities. It had earlier elected actor Vinod Khanna, now deceased, four times in 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2014.

Sunny Deol is BJP candidate in Gurdaspur, Kirron Kher again in Chandigarh

Actor Sunny Deol joined the saffron party earlier in the day saying he was impressed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Congress finalises six candidates for Punjab

The CEC decided to keep the rest of the seven constituencies pending for want of more discussion.

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Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

NIA team reaches Salvinder’s residence in Amritsar

Amristar, Jan 21 (ANI): The National Investigating Agency (NIA) team on Thursday reached suspended Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police (SP) Salvinder Singh’s residence to further investigate the Pathankot airbase attack. Earlier, Salvinder had undergone a lie detector test at the NIA office in New Delhi. Salvinder has been allegedly accused of helping the terrorists to carry out the Pathankot airbase attack.


NIA to conduct lie-detector test on Salwinder Singh today

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will conduct lie-detector test on Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, who is under scanner in connection with the Pathankot attack, on Tuesday. Salwinder Singh reached NIA office with his cook Madan Gopal and caretaker of the shrine Somraj on Tuesday morning. A Special Delhi court had yesterday granted permission to NIA to conduct the test.

Gurdaspur Terror Attack in Punjab: Visuals, Eye Witness Account

At least six people have been reportedly killed after a group of terrorists attacked a police station in Gurdaspur, Punjab early Monday morning. The incident has been reported in Dinanagar town close to the border with Pakistan. The gunmen were dressed in Army uniforms. Seven others are injured and have been admitted to hospitals.