Archive News of January 20, 2017
England fined for slow over-rate against India

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
DUBAI: England has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against India during the second One-Day International in Cuttack on Thursday.

January 20, 2017 10:54 PM
RSS and its offshoot BJP are anti-dalit, RSS stand against reservation exposed real face

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has taken strong exception of statement by RSS spokesman Manmohan Vaid that RSS is against reservation and a consensus shall be evolved to end the reservation.

January 20, 2017 10:50 PM
AG Haryana snatch 3-wkt win against Delhi Audit

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: AG Haryana snatched a thrilling three-wicket victory against Delhi Audit in the final of the Audit Cricket Tournament at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium here today.

January 20, 2017 10:33 PM
AAP victory is now sure, only formal announcement is awaited:Waraich

Punjab News Express/Manan Saini
BATALA: The Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) will surely win the Punjab assembly electiosn and it is matter of formal announcement on March 11, said Gurpreet Singh Waraich convener of Punjab AAP and contestant from Batala.

January 20, 2017 10:28 PM
Majithia, Tota Singh and Maluka will be in jail before Baisakhi- Bhagwant Mann

95 cases of Sri Guru Granth Sahib desecration reported in Punjab but no one was arrested
Punjab News Express
SANGRUR: Aam Aadmi Party leader and Chairman of election campaign committee, Bhagwant Mann on Friday addressed rallies at Dirba, Amargarh and Dhuri . Addressing the gathering Mann said that people of Punjab are going to create history on February 4 by forming government of common people.

January 20, 2017 09:48 PM
Teach Amarinder and Congress a lesson for betraying you- Sukhbir Badal

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
ATTARI/BABA BAKALA : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today appealed to the people of Amritsar parliamentary constituency to teach Capt Amarinder and the Congress party a lesson for betraying them after winning their votes. 

January 20, 2017 07:05 PM
AAP describes Navjot Sidhu an opportunist, self-centered and directionless man

Not long back Capt Amarinder called Sidhu couple indisciplined and useless: Waraich
Punjab News Express

CHANDIGARH : Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today lambasted BJP turncoat and Congress leader Navjot Sidhu for joining anti-Punjab forces and weakening the people's movement against corrupt regime and backing an illicit political alliance between Capt Amarinder Singh and Badal family.

January 20, 2017 07:04 PM
Navjot Sidhu working as paid employee of Congress - Sukhbir Badal

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said nothing Navjot Sidhu said could be taken at face value as he was working as a paid employee of the Congress.

January 20, 2017 07:02 PM
Brahmin Sabha extends support to Punjab Congress

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Brahmin Sabha Punjab on Friday extended its support to the Punjab Congress, while submitting a charter of demands to party president Captain Amarinder Singh with the request that the same be addressed once he takes over the government reins in the state.

January 20, 2017 05:01 PM
Court seeks police report on plea against Kejriwal

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI :A court here on Friday sought action taken report from police on a criminal complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly misleading people by saying the municipal corporations were not under the city government's control.

January 20, 2017 04:58 PM
Congress cracks the whip on rebels in Punjab poll fray

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has cracked the whip against rebels who continue to stand adamant on contesting the assembly polls against the nominated candidates of the party, warning that those who refuse to toe the party line would be expelled from the party for life and would be barred from re-entering the party fold.

January 20, 2017 04:57 PM
Ex-Councillor SatPal, Councillor Gora and Jagjeet Singh join AAP

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Aam Aadmi Party on Friday got a short in arm as Ex-Councillor from Ludhiana Satpal Puri, Councillor Gurpreet Singh Gora and president of LIP ward no 7, Jagjeet Singh joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of AAP Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh at Chandigarh.

January 20, 2017 04:54 PM
Punjab ETT Adhayapak Union delegation meets Capt Amarinder

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : A delegation of the ETT Adhayapak Union, Punjab, on Friday called upon Captain Amarinder Singh to complain about the Akali government's total apathy towards their long-pending demands and requested him to address their problems once he forms the government in the state, while extending their support to the Congress in the assembly elections.

January 20, 2017 04:44 PM
Captain Amarinder condoles death of ex-Cong MLA Makhan Singh

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh has condoled the death of former Congress MLA from Pucca Kalan, Bathinda (Rural) Makhan Singh. 

January 20, 2017 04:43 PM
16 policemen killed in Afghanistan attack

Punjab News Express
KABUL : At least 16 policemen were killed in a militant attack in the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar on Friday, an official said.

January 20, 2017 04:13 PM
Shivpal, Azam Khan in Samajwadi Party's first list of 191 candidates

Punjab News Express
LUCKNOW  : The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday released a list of 191 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, including Shivpal Singh Yadav from his traditional seat Jaswantnagar in Etawah and Mohammad Azam Khan from Rampur.

January 20, 2017 03:52 PM
I feel stronger, better and lighter on court: Saina

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal on Friday said she now feels "stronger, better and lighter" on the court post her successful return from a knee surgery after the 2016 Rio Olympics.

January 20, 2017 03:41 PM
Indian American DJ performs at Trump's inauguration concert

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Indian American DJ and drummer Ravi Jakhotia opened the "Make America Great Again!" concert here with a power-packed performance marking US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

January 20, 2017 03:27 PM
Free expression in varsities under threat: Manmohan Singh

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said independent thinking and free expression at Indian universities were under "threat" in the wake of unrests at the University of Hyderabad (HCU) and Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

January 20, 2017 03:17 PM
AAP condemns SAD Sarpanch for abetting suicide of dalit boy

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today strongly condemned Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) sarpanch for abetting dalit boys’ suicide in Bhai Bakhtaur village in Bathinda district and lambasted SAD leadership for shielding criminals and absorbing them in the party.

January 20, 2017 03:14 PM
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