Punjab elections: Punjab to vote on February 20 instead of February 14

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 17 Punjab to vote on February 20 instead of February 14, as originally scheduled This is a breaking news story. Details will be added…

EC discusses Punjab Assembly poll date rescheduling

New Delhi, January 17 The request to postpone the Punjab Assembly polls is being discussed by the Election Commission of India (ECI), said sources in the poll body on Monday.…

Big blow to Congress Former Jail Minister Sarwan Phillaur, son Damanvir Phillaur join SAD-Sanyukt

Chandigarh, January 17 In a major political development just before the Punjab Assembly elections, former Jail Minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur and son Damanvir Singh Phillaur have quit Congress and joined…

AAP’s Punjab CM face will be announced on Tuesday: Kejriwal

Chandigarh, January 17 AAP’s Punjab Chief Ministerial candidate’s name will be announced on Tuesday at noon, party’s national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday. “AAP’s Punjab CM face will be…

Election Commission to discuss today Punjab parties’ demand to postpone assembly polls

New Delhi, January 17 The Election Commission is meeting on Monday morning to discuss demands by various political parties to defer the February 14 assembly polls in Punjab in view…

13 more deaths, 7,396 new Corona cases reported during last 24 hours

Chandigarh, January 17 Chandigarh, January 16, 2022: 13 more deaths and 7396 new Corona cases were reported in Punjab during last 24 hours. According to health bulletin issued by the…

Mohali reports 1,831 new COVID cases and 5 deaths

Mohali, January 17 Mohali district reported a total of 1831 COVID positive cases on Sunday. The district reported five deaths due to COVID in the last 24 hours. Along with…

Punjab Polls: BJP to hold meeting to decide seat-sharing tomorrow, party likely to contest on 80, allies to get 37 seats

New Delhi, January 16 The Bharatiya Janata Party will hold an important meeting at the party headquarters on the Punjab Assembly polls tomorrow afternoon to discuss seat sharing with its…

Sikh devotees from Punjab injured in stone-pelting by mob seeking ‘donation’ in Bihar’s Bhojpur

Arrah (Bihar), January 17 A group of Sikh devotees, on way to their home in Punjab’s Mohali, suffered injuries when their vehicle was pelted with stones by a mob in…

Former Patiala Mayor and Akali leader joins Congress, likely to be candidate against Amarinder

Patiala, Jaunary 17 Former Patiala Mayor and Akali leader Vishnu Sharma today joined Congress in presence of Punjab Congress President Navjot Sidhu. He is likely to be fielded against former…

Five booked in stone-pelting incident on Shatabdi Express

Ferozepur, January 16 Taking timely and prompt action, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has booked five persons in the stone-pelting incident on Shatabdi Express on January 15. Divulging with details,…

Mohinder Kaypee rebels against Congress, shares his decision on contesting election

Chandigarh, January 16 After Punjab Congress released its first list of 86 candidates for Punjab Assembly Elections, it has triggered a revolt of some of its leaders claiming they have…

KMSC to celebrate January 26 as ‘Fateh Divas’

Ferozepur, January 16 The Kissan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) in its meeting held under the chairmanship of district president Inderjit Singh Bath and district secretary, Sahib Singh Dine Ke, decided…

Punjab CM Channi’s brother says will fight as independent from Bassi Pathana after Congress fields sitting MLA

Chandigarh, January 16 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s brother Manohar Singh, who was eyeing a Congress ticket from Bassi Pathana assembly seat, on Sunday said he will contest as…

Facing money-laundering case, Khaira is Cong candidate in Punjab

Chandigarh, January 16 Facing allegations in connection with drugs money laundering and fake passport racket case, Sukhpal Singh Khaira is the Congress candidate from Bholath in the February 14 assembly…

Incompetent governments have forced the talent and money of Punjab to move abroad: Bhagwant Mann

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and MP Bhagwant Mann said that unemployment is the biggest obstacle in the development of Punjab. Addressing…

Recovery of mobiles from high-security zone in jail exposes security chinks

Ferozepur, January 16 The recovery of two mobiles, one headphone from gangster under-trial prisoner during a surprise checking on a tip-off of high-security zone ‘ahata’ number 1, chakki number 9,…

Police seize 78,000 ltrs ‘lahan’ from border village in Ferozepur, 4 booked

Ferozepur, December 16 The Ferozepur police claimed to have seized 78,000 ltrs ‘lahan’ from the border village Ali Ke in Ferozepur. Working on a zero-tolerance policy and as a part…

ECI allows Media Persons to cast vote via Postal Ballot facility

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 Considering the long pending demand, Election Commission of India (ECI) has also allowed Media Persons authorized by ECI to exercise their franchise using…

Bikram Majithia booked for violating COVID-19 norms

The Fact News Service Amritsar, January 16 Bikram Singh Majithia, the SAD leader has been booked for violation of COVID-19 norms in Amritsar. Amritsar district administration has registered a case…

Valedictory function of Faculty Development Program held at Aryans

The Fact News Service Mohali, January 16 To provide the faculty members with an opportunity to acquire knowledge about current technological developments in the field of Pharmacy, 6 days All…

Biting cold sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh shivers at 8.2 degrees Celsius

Chandigarh, January 16 Severe cold weather conditions prevailed in many parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday with Chandigarh, the common Capital of the two states, recording a low of…

Empowering women has always been on top of my agenda, says Punjab CM Charanjit Channi

Chandigarh, January 16 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday said empowering women has always been on top of his agenda as their empowerment is vital for the development…

CM Channi’s brother to contest against Congress candidate

Chandigarh, January 16 Punjab CM Charanjit Channi’s brother Dr. Manohar Singh, has officially announced to contest the Vidhan Sabha election from the Bassi Pathana seat. He will contest as an…

Radha Soami Sect distance itself from all political outfits ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections

Amritsar, January 16 Radha Soami Sect Beas has decided to maintain distance from all the political parties during the forthcoming Assembly elections in all four states of the nation. In…

BJP and its ‘A, B and C’ teams dangerous for people and democracy: Bhagwant Mann

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann has appealed to the people of Punjab to beware of the…

Bar Council Punjab and Haryana awards degrees to lawyers

Chandigarh, January 16 Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana Chandigarh Chapter conferred degrees to newly passed lawyers in the first enrollment ceremony of the current year. In September last year,…

Robust government health services need of the hour to prevent Corona pandemic: Aman Arora

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 While urging to take the escalating corona pandemic in Punjab seriously, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has demanded from the Punjab Government especially…

In a first, a new political party is being registered by making special exceptions just to put a dent in the vote-share of AAP in Punjab: Raghav Chadha

The Fact News Service New Delhi, January 16 It is a well known fact that the Aam Aadmi Party has emerged as the number one contender in the upcoming Punjab…

More than 11 lakh people responded to the number issued by AAP in 48 hours to choose the Chief Minister’s face

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 In 48 hours, more than 11.5 lakh people have given their opinion on the number 7074870748 issued by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to…

22 more deaths, 6883 new Corona positive cases reported in Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 22 more deaths and 6883 new Corona positive cases were reported in Punjab during last 24 hours. According to health bulletin issued by…

Punjab Assembly Elections: DGP Punjab calls for greater synergy between States Police and Intelligence Agencies to prevent cross-border smuggling of drugs

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 With Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 are around the corner, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab VK Bhawra on Saturday underlined the need for…

Sukhbir Badal annouces party candidate from Mohali

Chandigarh, January 15 Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal has announced Parminder Singh Sohana former Vice Chairman and MD Labourfed as party candidate from Mohali. This was disclosed in…

COVID restrictions extended in Punjab, limit on gatherings set

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15 Punjab Government has further extended COVID restrictions imposed in the state. Orders issued by Principal Secretary Home, stated that restrictions imposed on 28.12.21…

Valuables worth Rs 40.31 crores seized in Punjab after enforcement of Code: CEO Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15 After the Model Code of Conduct came into force in the state for Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections, various enforcement teams have seized valuables…

SKM suspends farmer unions participating in Punjab elections for 4 months

Chandigarh, January 15 Farmer Unions participating in Punjab Assembly elections have been suspended from SKM for 4 months. The decision was taken during the SKM meeting held today to decided…

Congress MLA Dr. Harjot Kamal likely to join BJP

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15 Congress MLA from Moga Harjot Kamal is likely to join BJP today. He was reportedly reached BJP headquarter in Delhi. As per the…

CM Channi to contest from Chamkaur Sahib

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15 Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will contest Punjab Assembly Election 2022 from his old seat Chamkaur Sahib (SC reserved). Similarly,  Punjab Congress…

Punjab Polls: Congress releases first list of 86 candidates

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15 The Congress Election Committee of Punjab on Saturday released the first list of candidates for Punjab Assembly Elections 2022. The list includes the…

Supporters gather to welcome Majithia ahead of his visit to Golden Temple

Amritsar, January 15 Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia received a grand welcome from people ahead of his visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar. Majithia was recently granted anticipatory…

Punjab BJP Election Committee meeting underway

Chandigarh, January 15 Punjab BJP Election Committee meeting has started in its state office in Sector 37, Chandigarh under the chairmanship of State President Ashwani Sharma Union Minister and Punjab…

Former Punjab minister Joginder Mann joins AAP

Chandigarh, January 15 Ahead of the Assembly elections, former Punjab minister Joginder Singh Mann joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday, a day after snapping his 50-year-old ties with the…

Sidhu’s Media Advisor Jagtar Sidhu bereaved ; Mother passes away, Antim Ardas on Jan 16

Chandigarh, January 15 Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Sidhu ‘s Media Advisor Jagtar Sidhu and his family suffered a big loss  when his mother Gurcharan Kaur (90) passed away on January 8. Antim Ardas for…

Mohali: Nigerian woman held with 1 kg Heroin

The Fact News Service Mohali, January 14 The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Mohali police arrested a Nigerian woman for possessing one-kilogram Heroin on Thursday here. The accused has been…

Majithia on bail but case is still on: Dr Verka

Chandigarh, January 14 Cabinet Minister in Punjab Govt Dr. Raj Kumar Verka has castigated the role of the Badal family and the central agencies in the Majithia Drugs case. Addressing…

Situation turning grim in Punjab with 21 more COVID deaths and 7,642 new cases

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 21 more deaths and 7,642 new Corona positive cases were detected in Punjab during last 24 hours. According to health bulleting, a maximum…

DC orders strict compliance of MCC in Kapurthala district

P S Walia Kapurthala, January 14 For the assembly elections 2022 in Kapurthala district, Deputy commissioner cum district electoral officer Deepti Uppal today asked the all Nodal officers and Returning…

To create awareness about organ donation cycle ride organised by GLODAS with Aykai Hospital

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, January 14   Organ Donation Awareness Tandem ride- 3countries, 8 states and 30 cities Riders covered 3,000 kms to create awareness about Organ Donation Tandem…

517 active Covid-19 +Ve cases in Ferozepur, 55 more reported in 24 hrs

Ferozepur, January 14 Amid the surge in Covid cases in the district, 55 new Covid-19 cases have been reported today and the health department has advised all to get vaccinated…

AAP expels 4 for engaging in anti-party activities

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 Aam Aadmi Party, Punjab unit has sacked 4 members from the party for engaging in anti-party activities. Gurtej Singh Pannu from Mohali, Satveer Singh…

5 kg RDX seized from near international border in Amritsar’s Attari

Amritsar, January 14 The Special Task Force (STF) has confiscated around 5 kg of RDX from near the international border near Dhanoe Kalan village in Attari here. The STF has…

Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann meet farmers in Punjab CM’s constituency

Chandigarh, January 14 Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal and party’s Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann met some farmers in Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s constituency Chamkaur Sahib. In…

Nun’s supporters express shock as Bishop Franco gets clean chit in rape case

BishopKottayam (Ker), January 14 The acquittal of Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal of charges of raping a nun in a Kerala convent by a court here triggered emotional reactions on…

Reconsider decision of total ban on election rallies & corner meetings: SAD writes ECI

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has written a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), asking the latter to reconsider its earlier decision…

AAP’s financial package, economic road map for Punjab is ready, says Bhagwant Mann

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 AAP Punjab president Bhagwant Mann said that their financial package, as well as an economic road map, is ready for Punjab. “Today, Punjab…

On Maghi, people pay obeisance at gurdwaras in Punjab’s Muktsar

Muktsar, January 14 On the occasion of Maghi, a large number of people are coming to pay obeisance at the historic gurdwaras here. The devotees had started arriving on Thursday,…

Mohali Health department celebrates ‘Dheeyan Di Lohri’ with fervor

The Fact News Service Mohali, January 14 A district-level event ‘ Dheeyan Di Lohri ‘ was celebrated by the district Health Department at the district hospital here today. Civil Surgeon…

SGPC takes strict notice of Gujarat school which held children play depicting role of Sahibzadas

The Fact News Service Amritsar, January 14 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took strict notice of a viral video on social media in which some children through a play depicted…

Former Patiala Mayor Ajitpal Singh Kohli joins AAP in presence of Bhagwant Mann

The Fact News Service Patiala, January 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab gained strength in Patiala When the famous political and taksali-Akali “Kohli family” announced to quit the Shiromani Akali…

Nawanshahr DC inspects arrangements in Three Counting Centers

The Fact News Service Nawanshahr, January 14 Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Vishesh Sarangal on Thursday inspected the arrangements in proposed three counting centers, each in three of constituencies in these…

Punjab Assembly Polls 2022: Valuables worth Rs 23.8 crore seized after enforcement of MCC: CEO Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 After Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into force in the state for Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections, various enforcement teams have seized valuables…