• Watch: Chandigarh voters at poll booths early in the morning April 10, 2014

    Chandigarh has two fresh candidates in the fray - AAP's Gul Panag and BJP's Kirron Kher - and sitting Congress MP Pawan Bansal. ...
  • People are angry, looking for a change: Gul Panag April 4, 2014

    Sounding a confident note, Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag says people are looking for a change. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Twitter star also commented on the political online battles. ...
  • I am also an aam aadmi, says AAP candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag March 24, 2014

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag will be contesting elections on the Aam Aadmi Party ticket from Chandigarh. She will be contesting against BJP's Kirron Kher and Congress's Pawan Kumar Bansal. Here is the transcript of the interview: CNN-IBN: There has been criticism. Can you really pull it off, can you...
  • LS polls: Actors can also govern, says Gul Panag March 23, 2014

    It is going to be a star studded contest in Chandigarh as two Bollywood actors Kirron Kher and Gul Panag are set to contest from the seat. While Kher is the BJP's candidate, Gul Panag will fight on AAP's seat. ...
  • Arun Jaitley an outsider, doesn't stand a chance: Amarinder March 22, 2014

    The Congress has decided to field Captain Amarinder Singh against BJP's Arun Jaitley in Amritsar. Amarinder Singh, a former Punjab chief minister, was earlier reluctant to fight. He now says he is battle ready and Arun Jaitley is an outsider who doesn't stand a chance. The Congress leader spoke to...
  • LS polls: AAP's Savita Bhatti withdraws her candidature from Chandigarh March 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major set back to the AAP ahead of the crucial general elections, its leader Savita Bhatti on Sunday withdrew her candidature from Chandigarh. The AAP leader sent an email to the party saying that she has decided to withdraw her nomination. The AAP had pitched Savita Bhatti...
  • LS polls: Punjab woos farmers, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh follow it February 22, 2014

    Chandigarh: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, leaders across the political divide are looking to woo the farmers. Speaking at the Progressive Punjab Agriculture Summit, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that there should be a separate budget along the lines of the Railway Budget for agriculture. Punjab leaders...
  • AAP's Phoolka challenges SAD, Badal junior targets him for 1984 cases February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has opened a major front in Punjab by launching Supreme Court Lawyer HS Phoolka as its Lok Sabha candidate from Ludhiana. Phoolka has been the face of the 1984 riots legal battle and has a strong emotional support base. He had been engaged...
  • LS pollscape: Different poll, but will it make a difference in Punjab? February 11, 2014

    Chandigarh: Lok Sabha elections from Punjab would be different this time round. Different, yes, but would they make a difference? May be not. There are 13 parliamentary constituencies in the state and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has vowed to field candidates from all. The current break up is skewed...
  • Himachal government orders probe into Prashant Bhushan's land deals February 10, 2014

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday ordered a probe into Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan's land deals in the state. The state government asked the Deputy Commissioner of Kangra to investigate the matter. Sources said that the government will take action in the case once the report comes...
  • Punjab: Woman dies of heart attack while doctors attend VIP function February 6, 2014

    Hoshiarpur: A woman died of a heart attack at a hospital in Hoshiarpur in Punjab while doctors were busy attending a VIP programme in the hospital. The woman who died was the mother of a policeman. The policeman kept pleading for assistance and help within the hospital at the place...
  • Panipat: Haryana CM slapped by unknown person February 2, 2014

    Panipat: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was slapped by an unknown person on Sunday while he was on his way out from Panipat. The Chief Minister was at a Congress roadshow in Panipat when he was assaulted. Hooda was standing at the front seat of an open Gypsy SUV...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Rahul Gandhi's effigies burnt across Punjab January 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Massive protests continue across Punjab as members of the Shiromani Akali Dal burn effigies of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Demanding an apology from Rahul for once again recalling the horrific carnage and making careless remarks on it, the protestors have...
  • Haryana orders CBI probe into Rs 8 cr contract awarded by Khemka January 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 8 crore contract awarded by IAS officer Ashok Khemka to a firm in Gujarat when he was the Managing Director of the State Warehouse Corporation in 2009. Ashok Khemka has earlier exposed...
  • Sikhs refuse to forget Operation Blue Star

    North by North West |  Jyoti Kamal
    Four copies of a "top secret and personal" letter go out from the London office of a Principal Private Secretary of the British Government on...