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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.

Dushyant Chautala has assets worth Rs 77 cr, owes Rs 22 lakh to cousins Karan, Arjun

Dushyant was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2014 as INLD candidate is contesting this year’s polls as a nominee of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), the political outfit he founded alongwith father and jailed leader Ajay Chautala after they were expelled from the parent party.

Chautala Family — a perfect example of dynasty politics

Devi Lal had four sons - Om Prakash, Ranjit Singh, Pratap Singh, and Jagdish Singh - and a daughter Shanti Devi. Pratap and Jagdish are no more, while Shanti Devi lives in a village in Ellanabad.

Veteran authors from Chandigarh honoured for their contribution in literature

The awardees were Dr Om Prakash Vasishta (Punjabi), Dr Chaman Ahuja (Urdu), Dr Prasoon Prasad (Hindi), Professor Tejwant Singh Gill (English) and Professor Virender Kumar Alankar (Sanskrit).

Electrifying musical performances win many hearts at Chandigarh event

Shubhangi Joshi Collective, Parikrama, Maati Baani, Hari-Sukhmani, Bryden-Parth, Thaikkudam Bridge and Soundarya kept the audience enthralled with their performances.

Leaders make beeline to SAD: 25 and counting…

As the date for the Lok Sabha election in Punjab inches closer, the Akali Dal seems to be on a sort of spree to induct in its fold leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party, Congress and its own rebels who had quit the party.

Adarsh scam: Centre moves HC for cancellation of interim bail to prime accused

The Centre has alleged that Mukesh Modi and Rahul Modi had lied regarding Mukesh’s mother’s health condition and they may flee from the country.

Sohana rape case: Former SHO booked

Probe indicts him; SSP says such attitude can’t be tolerated

‘Bhagat Singh was revolutionary thinker like Che Guevara’

Professor Chaman Lal’s new book, ‘The Bhagat Singh Reader’, presents in a single volume, a collection of all his writings and thoughts from his letters, telegrams, notices, articles and also his mails from prison to the Colonial administration and judiciary, that chalk out his subversive and progressive ideas.

Adarsh scam: Punjab and Haryana HC grants interim bail to Mukesh, Rahul Modi

Justice Amit Rawal, while granting interim bail to the father-son duo, said the "petitioners shall be escorted by two police officials and throughout will be treated to be in custody of the police."

Punjab: Congress youth leaders eager to take on Badals, seniors reluctant

In the politically strategic Bathinda and Ferozepur Lok Sabha constituencies, its list of prospective contenders comprises senior but reluctant leaders on one side, and younger, enthusiastic claimants that are itching to take on the Badals, on the other.

Colleague signs in place of councillor, Chandigarh municipal body cancels Sanjay Tandon event

City BJP president gets another booking done of the same venue on the mayor’s recommendation