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Kanchan Vasdev

Capt Amarinder’s comeback moment against Partap Singh Bajwa
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Capt announced he would take on Amit Shah with a rally to counter his anti-drug rally in Amritsar on January 22.

Mastermind behind ex-Punjab CM Beant Singh’s murder arrested in Bangkok
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Beant Singh’s murder accused Jagtar Singh wanted to marry Thai national

Brar quits Cong, praises BJP, RSS
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

While he was non-committal about joining another political party, Brar praised the BJP.

Brar set to quit Cong, may join BJP
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Brar is expected to make an announcement about his resignation at a press conference here Monday.

In Punjab, as BJP flexes its muscles, Akalis watch closely
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

The BJP is said to be eyeing the Dalits as a major votebank, as they comprise 32 % of the state’s population.

Assembly Polls 2014
Congress strategy in Haryana: Attack Badal ‘hypocrisy’, Modi ‘false claims’
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

The Punjab Congress is also making an issue of Modi skipping paying obeisance at Golden Temple during his visit to Amritsar.

Assembly Polls 2014
Cong’s trump card — the maharaja from neighbouring Punjab
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

The party has handed Amarinder a list of 21 Assembly segments that it wants him to campaign for its candidates and his good friend Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Assembly Polls 2014
Elections approach, prickly issues between Punjab and Haryana back on the poll menu
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The Opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), however, strongly contests the Congress observation.

Villagers protest distillery in no-tubewell zone
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

People from 10-odd villages falling in the sub-division, who sit on a dharma outside the distillery, say the met the CM on Friday.

Sukhbir orders verification of blue cards
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Sources said the government issued the cards without fixing parameters to add the a family in the BPL category.

Laxity by dept officials delays distribution by over 5 months
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The wheat is supplied by the central government for Rs 2 a kg and Punjab subsidises it further to Re 1 every kg.

Punjab rushes to use Rs 1,000 cr before 14th finance panel submits report
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

With Punjab now asking for Rs 10,000 crore from the commission as grants, it does not want to lose the balance of Rs 1,000 crore at any cost.

After Jaitley ‘snub’, Punjab pins hopes on 14th finance panel
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

To meet the huge gap, the government has projected making fresh borrowings of about Rs 15,000 crore in the current fiscal.

66% of Punjab’s jail inmates are undertrials
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Against a capacity of 1,500 inmates, over 4,000 were accommodated.

HSGMC turns tide against Daduwal, family calls it vendetta
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The Akalis call Daduwal “opportunistic”, and a man who wants to hog the limelight and has a hidden political agenda.

Amarinder scores vs Bajwa, AAP fails
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Perneet Kaur had lost to the Aam Aadmi Party’s Dr Dharamvir Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections.

Power subsidy to cost state exchequer Rs 5,109 cr this year
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

However, there is some good news for the state as it will have to pay Rs 500 crore lesser as compared to last year.

Poor response to Kejriwal rally rattles AAP
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Several AAP workers blamed the lukewarm response to the road show in Patiala on factionalism within the party.

No one should head Congress for more than 10 yrs: Brar
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Brar also hit out at top Congress leaders saying the party failed to prepare a Team B and potential state leaders were marginalised.

Centre wants drought to be declared in state, Punjab refuses
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

The farmers have made huge expenditure on diesel for over 3 lakh agriculture pumps.