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Residents see red as political parties leave Ludhiana’s public spaces plastered with posters

Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer (DEO) Pradeep Aggarwal said that as per law, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation, which owns the properties, should get candidates and those responsible for defacing properties booked.

Migrants were busy with weddings, rich didn’t come out as it was hot: Ludhiana MLA Balwinder Bains

Balwinder Singh Bains is MLA from Ludhiana South while his brother Simarjeet Singh Bains, who is contesting from Ludhiana seat, is MLA from Atam Nagar. 


70% voter turnout in Ludhiana

In village Ayali Kalan, tension prevailed for some time but polling was not disrupted.

Smart City Ludhiana’s dirty secret: Migrant colonies with sub-human conditions where no one comes to ask for votes

Not far from Old Durga Colony is Prem Nagar, where the situation is so bad that people pay from their own pocket to get mounds of soil thrown or cement platforms raised to stop gutter water and overflowing sewage from entering their homes.

JEE Main result 2019: Patiala boy scores 100 percentile, among top 24 in country

JEE Main result 2019: Patiala boy Jayesh Singla (18) is among top 24 in country who scored 100 percentile in JEE mains (January and April test combined). There are two students from Haryana who are also part of this list of 24

Punjab: To revive SAD, Badal couple jumps in fray

Harsimrat fielded from Bathinda, husband Sukhbir from Ferozepur, a strategy similar to one Congress applied in 2014


Seat with SAD for 20 yrs, Sukhbir Singh Badal says Ferozepur needs development

On his first visit to Ferozepur, the former deputy chief minister headed to Abohar where he trained guns at state Congress chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar, who hails from Abohar but is seeking reelection from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.

Ludhiana: An ‘aam aadmi’ candidate with an ‘aam aadmi’ pitch

He is an M.Phil in police administration and did his Ph.D. in jails administration from Panjab University, Chandigarh. If elected, his top priority will be to raise issues of ad-hoc (contractual) teachers and harassment that they face.

Ludhiana: Forever a Badal baiter, Jagmeet Singh Brar joins Akali Dal, calls it return to roots

Jagmeet Singh Brar had in the past blamed Parkash Badal for the death of his father, who too was an Akali leader and had suffered a heart attack after being denied party ticket to contest the bypoll from a Lok Sabha seat vacated by the SAD patron.

Bhim Army wants BSP to field Kanshi Ram’s sister, she trains guns at Mayawati

Outfit says it will back Swaran Kaur even if she contests as an Independent.

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Protesters attack Arvind Kejriwal’s car in Ludhiana

"In a well-orchestrated attack, the goons sent by Badals attacked Kejriwal's car with stones & rods as police stood by. The attackers came within an inch of grievously injuring Kejriwal," party leader Ashish Khetan tweeted.

Elections 2014: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Ludhiana

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Ludhiana on Friday.


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Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

Few suspects seen near Army Cantonment area in Dholewal

Ludhiana, Jan 23 (ANI): Few suspects were seen near the army cantonment area in Dholewal On Saturday evening, due to which the Ludhiana police officials issued high alert in the region. As a result, search operation was conducted in the area. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ravinder Singh Cheema on Saturday said that ahead of the Republic day celebration, routine search operation is going on. He also said that he cannot disclose exactly about the operation right now.


Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jan 22 (ANI): A massive fire broke out at chemical factory in Ludhiana last night. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far.

India wakes up to foggy morning

New Delhi/Gurgaon / Ludhiana, Jan 08 (ANI): New Delhi woke up to a foggy morning on Friday with minimum temperatures dropping to 11 degree Celsius and poor visibility hitting vehicular movement. Early morning departures and arrivals of flights were delayed as visibility was very low on the runway. Around 60 flights were delayed. Delhi is expected to witness light rains on Saturday evening which is expected to lower the temperatures further. The traffic was slow, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Gurgaon also experienced severe foggy condition allowing only a very few vehicles on the roads. Low visibility also created trouble in reading sign boards. Meanwhile, Ludhiana city in state of Punjab was also covered under a thick blanket of fog as cold wave conditions prevailed. The year 2016 started at a warm note but the temperatures might change again.