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Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...

“Terror should be tackled at the national level”

Panelists flay penchant of leaders to stoke secessionist fires, debate on whether there was actionable intelligence Three people were killed and around 20 hurt in...

Longewala battle hero Brig Kuldip Singh Chandpuri breathed his last at 78

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandipuri also known as the Longewala battle hero breathed his last at a hospital in Mohali on Saturday (November 17) Chandipuri, a...
DIVA IN THE SKY: Fans of of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold her portrait as they wait to offer their condolences outside a makeshift memorial in Mumbai, India, Reuters/UNI

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Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed linked seminaries and health facilities

Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed linked seminaries and health facilities

US, India pressure caused action against JuD entities In a follow up action after promulgation of  an ordinance amending Anti Terror Law by the country’s...
Delhi-Pollution

Amid better air-quality, EPCA eases emergency measures for pollution control in Delhi-NCR

After dense smog blanketed the nation capital region and Delhi, EPCA imposed the emergency measures on November 8. Citing the improving condition of air quality...
WET TRANSPORT: A man rows his boat filled with straw on the waters of Nageen Lake on a cold morning in Srinagar, Reuters/UNI

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amrinder-singh

Four arrested for targeted killings of religious leaders in Punjab, CM sees Pakistani hand

The Punjab government has been facing flak from all quarters for failing to prevent the targeted killings of religious leaders in the state. Punjab chief...
Gang-raped 17-yr-old girl dies in Punjab, police hunt for suspects

Gang-raped 17-yr-old girl dies in Punjab, police hunt for suspects

The 17-year-old girl was waylaid by three unidentified men and gang-raped last Wednesday, she died of excessive bleeding on Sunday Gang-raped by three yet unidentified youths...
WELCOME TO THE SHOW: Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (R) and Honda Motor Chief Executive Officer Takahiro Hachigo (L) attend the opening ceremony of the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, Reuters/UNI

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Stubble

Delhi air quality to deteriorate further in next three days

The cause of degradation of air is being linked to current harvesting season underway in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh plus change in...
Stubble burning

Punjab to combat stubble burning with red entry in land records, farmers not happy

As paddy sowing season begins, farmers say government should compensate them for adopting eco-friendly ways of disposing crop residue or face protests With the paddy-sowing...
Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years in jail

CBI to appeal in higher court seeking life term for the self-styled Godman for raping two of his Dera followers in 2002 even as...
Indian workers feared killed in Mosul

Indian workers feared killed in Mosul

IS had abducted 39 Indians in the fateful city The Indian workers who were reportedly abducted by IS terrorists in 2014 from outside Mosul are...
Punjab’s Navdeep Singh tops NEET 2017 exam

Punjab’s Navdeep Singh tops NEET 2017 exam

Three students in the top 10 hail from Punjab The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the results of this year’s National Eligibility...
Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state to waive farm loans

Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced waiver of all the loans up to Rs 50,000 for SCs and the economically weaker sections,...
Punjab police arrest senior inspector over his links with drug peddlers

Punjab police arrest senior inspector over his links with drug peddlers

Over Rs.16 lakh cash, around 4 kg of heroin and  400 live cartridges recovered from the cop’s house Punjab Police apprehended a senior police official...
Pathankot high alert

Pathankot on high alert

Bag found near Mamun army base triggers terror fears Pathankot in Punjab was put on high alert after the state police found an abandoned bag...
AAP Peace Formula: Vishwas gets Rajasthan charge, Amanatullah suspended

AAP Peace Formula: Vishwas gets Rajasthan charge, Amanatullah suspended

APN Special Report  Vishwas Aaghat covers the crisis The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has, for the time being, managed to avert a crisis created...
Any reshaping of Rahul is also not a possibility since his abilities are limited.

Rahul is the best bet for Congress

As of now, the Congress has nowhere to go but to stick with the Gandhi scion as its leader unless voices of dissent erupt Binoo...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi won. The voter lost

The Congress won three (states) but lost two because the BJP has fulfilled LK Advani’s prophecy that it is Congress Part 2 By Ranjona Banerji Who...
Lead1

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi mirage works wonders

Janta sold on the promise of a better life as packaged and promoted by PM By Sujit Bhar Was the media disoriented while reporting about the...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Perhaps, the people did not appreciate the expressways, says UP CM A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm...
Opinion Verdict 2017

UP verdict in perspective

There is no need to be overwhelmed by BJP’s superlative performance  By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The temptation to focus exclusively on the verdict in...
Verdict 2017

Amit Shah: People have rejected dynasty and appeasement politics

BJP president Amit Shah held a press conference at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi at around 3.45 pm on March 11 and the...
Verdict 2017

Celebrities log in

Tandav time for BJP, says Shobhaa De As usual celebrities have logged into the poll jingle and have been tweeting in their comments. Some are...

A happy Holi for BJP

Modi cool on mega-win, congratulates Amarinder first The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over the moon. Probably even they failed to anticipate the magnitude of...
Verdict 2017

SP in shock; BSP in denial, wants a repoll

While the Samajwadi Party (SP) was in shock, Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was in complete denial. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has...
Verdict 2017

BJP sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Verdict 2017

“A vote for change”

BJP spokespersons articulated the party’s position vis-a-vis the huge victory it is heading towards. Talking as guests at APN, UP’s top news channel, here are...
Verdict 2017

In UP, a saffron Holi

The colour of Holi this year is just one, saffron. So it seems ever since the Uttar Pradesh results started coming in. All exit polls, as...
Verdict 2017

Hurrah! A social media party!

This spring, various political parties went on social media with all guns blazing canvassing respective vote banks as well as undecided electors. While some...
Verdict 2017

Saffron wave sweeping UP

Uttar Pradesh The wave was not expected. Or maybe it was. Uttar Pradesh has been saffronised. In the latest update, as of six minutes to...
Unreliably learnt: Exit polls

Unreliably learnt: Exit polls

Here’s an overview of how various parties fared in the post-election surveys telecast by different TV channels By Sujit Bhar Exit polls by their nature in...
Voters wait in queue to casting vote during Punjab assembly polls at a polling station in Hoshiarpur on February 4, UNI

AAP to sweep Punjab: Opinion poll

Its results indicate UP heading for a hung assembly, BJP winning Uttarakhand By Nora Chopra There are clear indications that no party is likely to get...
Indian cricketer-turned-politician and former Member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu surrounded by supporters after joining the Congress party at the airport in Amritsar on January 17. Photo: UNI

1041 File Nomination for 117 Punjab Seats

The three-cornered battle in the upcoming assembly polls is heading for an exciting finish as new entrant AAP is emerging as the dark horse...

स्वर्ण मंदिर में केजरीवाल का फर्जी माफीनामा

दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल और विवादों का पुराना रिश्ता है। लेकिन इस बार विवाद की वजह बनी है, उनकी स्वर्ण मंदिर की यात्रा।...
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.

'Punjab' - 41 News Results

Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...

“Terror should be tackled at the national level”

Panelists flay penchant of leaders to stoke secessionist fires, debate on whether there was actionable intelligence Three people were killed and around 20 hurt in...

Longewala battle hero Brig Kuldip Singh Chandpuri breathed his last at 78

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandipuri also known as the Longewala battle hero breathed his last at a hospital in Mohali on Saturday (November 17) Chandipuri, a...
DIVA IN THE SKY: Fans of of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold her portrait as they wait to offer their condolences outside a makeshift memorial in Mumbai, India, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed linked seminaries and health facilities

Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed linked seminaries and health facilities

US, India pressure caused action against JuD entities In a follow up action after promulgation of  an ordinance amending Anti Terror Law by the country’s...
Delhi-Pollution

Amid better air-quality, EPCA eases emergency measures for pollution control in Delhi-NCR

After dense smog blanketed the nation capital region and Delhi, EPCA imposed the emergency measures on November 8. Citing the improving condition of air quality...
WET TRANSPORT: A man rows his boat filled with straw on the waters of Nageen Lake on a cold morning in Srinagar, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
amrinder-singh

Four arrested for targeted killings of religious leaders in Punjab, CM sees Pakistani hand

The Punjab government has been facing flak from all quarters for failing to prevent the targeted killings of religious leaders in the state. Punjab chief...
Gang-raped 17-yr-old girl dies in Punjab, police hunt for suspects

Gang-raped 17-yr-old girl dies in Punjab, police hunt for suspects

The 17-year-old girl was waylaid by three unidentified men and gang-raped last Wednesday, she died of excessive bleeding on Sunday Gang-raped by three yet unidentified youths...
WELCOME TO THE SHOW: Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (R) and Honda Motor Chief Executive Officer Takahiro Hachigo (L) attend the opening ceremony of the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Stubble

Delhi air quality to deteriorate further in next three days

The cause of degradation of air is being linked to current harvesting season underway in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh plus change in...
Stubble burning

Punjab to combat stubble burning with red entry in land records, farmers not happy

As paddy sowing season begins, farmers say government should compensate them for adopting eco-friendly ways of disposing crop residue or face protests With the paddy-sowing...
Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years in jail

CBI to appeal in higher court seeking life term for the self-styled Godman for raping two of his Dera followers in 2002 even as...
Indian workers feared killed in Mosul

Indian workers feared killed in Mosul

IS had abducted 39 Indians in the fateful city The Indian workers who were reportedly abducted by IS terrorists in 2014 from outside Mosul are...
Punjab’s Navdeep Singh tops NEET 2017 exam

Punjab’s Navdeep Singh tops NEET 2017 exam

Three students in the top 10 hail from Punjab The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the results of this year’s National Eligibility...
Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state to waive farm loans

Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced waiver of all the loans up to Rs 50,000 for SCs and the economically weaker sections,...
Punjab police arrest senior inspector over his links with drug peddlers

Punjab police arrest senior inspector over his links with drug peddlers

Over Rs.16 lakh cash, around 4 kg of heroin and  400 live cartridges recovered from the cop’s house Punjab Police apprehended a senior police official...
Pathankot high alert

Pathankot on high alert

Bag found near Mamun army base triggers terror fears Pathankot in Punjab was put on high alert after the state police found an abandoned bag...
AAP Peace Formula: Vishwas gets Rajasthan charge, Amanatullah suspended

AAP Peace Formula: Vishwas gets Rajasthan charge, Amanatullah suspended

APN Special Report  Vishwas Aaghat covers the crisis The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has, for the time being, managed to avert a crisis created...
Any reshaping of Rahul is also not a possibility since his abilities are limited.

Rahul is the best bet for Congress

As of now, the Congress has nowhere to go but to stick with the Gandhi scion as its leader unless voices of dissent erupt Binoo...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi won. The voter lost

The Congress won three (states) but lost two because the BJP has fulfilled LK Advani’s prophecy that it is Congress Part 2 By Ranjona Banerji Who...
Lead1

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi mirage works wonders

Janta sold on the promise of a better life as packaged and promoted by PM By Sujit Bhar Was the media disoriented while reporting about the...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Perhaps, the people did not appreciate the expressways, says UP CM A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm...
Opinion Verdict 2017

UP verdict in perspective

There is no need to be overwhelmed by BJP’s superlative performance  By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The temptation to focus exclusively on the verdict in...
Verdict 2017

Amit Shah: People have rejected dynasty and appeasement politics

BJP president Amit Shah held a press conference at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi at around 3.45 pm on March 11 and the...
Verdict 2017

Celebrities log in

Tandav time for BJP, says Shobhaa De As usual celebrities have logged into the poll jingle and have been tweeting in their comments. Some are...

A happy Holi for BJP

Modi cool on mega-win, congratulates Amarinder first The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over the moon. Probably even they failed to anticipate the magnitude of...
Verdict 2017

SP in shock; BSP in denial, wants a repoll

While the Samajwadi Party (SP) was in shock, Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was in complete denial. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has...
Verdict 2017

BJP sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Verdict 2017

“A vote for change”

BJP spokespersons articulated the party’s position vis-a-vis the huge victory it is heading towards. Talking as guests at APN, UP’s top news channel, here are...
Verdict 2017

In UP, a saffron Holi

The colour of Holi this year is just one, saffron. So it seems ever since the Uttar Pradesh results started coming in. All exit polls, as...
Verdict 2017

Hurrah! A social media party!

This spring, various political parties went on social media with all guns blazing canvassing respective vote banks as well as undecided electors. While some...
Verdict 2017

Saffron wave sweeping UP

Uttar Pradesh The wave was not expected. Or maybe it was. Uttar Pradesh has been saffronised. In the latest update, as of six minutes to...
Unreliably learnt: Exit polls

Unreliably learnt: Exit polls

Here’s an overview of how various parties fared in the post-election surveys telecast by different TV channels By Sujit Bhar Exit polls by their nature in...
Voters wait in queue to casting vote during Punjab assembly polls at a polling station in Hoshiarpur on February 4, UNI

AAP to sweep Punjab: Opinion poll

Its results indicate UP heading for a hung assembly, BJP winning Uttarakhand By Nora Chopra There are clear indications that no party is likely to get...
Indian cricketer-turned-politician and former Member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu surrounded by supporters after joining the Congress party at the airport in Amritsar on January 17. Photo: UNI

1041 File Nomination for 117 Punjab Seats

The three-cornered battle in the upcoming assembly polls is heading for an exciting finish as new entrant AAP is emerging as the dark horse...

स्वर्ण मंदिर में केजरीवाल का फर्जी माफीनामा

दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल और विवादों का पुराना रिश्ता है। लेकिन इस बार विवाद की वजह बनी है, उनकी स्वर्ण मंदिर की यात्रा।...
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.

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