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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.

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.

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).

More than 400 NRIs arriving from UK, Canada to support Congress campaign in Punjab

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : More than 400 NRIs from the United Kingdom and Canada have come out in support of the Congress in Punjab and are preparing to join the party election campaign, with a `jatha’ likely to be flagged off by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi from New Delhi over the weekend.

SC not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : 
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed not to pronounce its verdict on Jallikattu for one week in the wake of large scale protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the bull-taming sport.

Tamil stars gather for fast in support of Jallikattu

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Actors such as Ajith Kumar, Suriya, Karthi and Trisha Krishnan were among the first to gather here for day-long fast organized by Nadigar Sangam - the South Indian Artistes Association - to express solidarity with youngsters protesting against the ban on Jallikattu.

Urjit Patel asks staff to 'zealously guard' RBI reputation

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Following deep concern expressed by RBI employee unions over alleged government interference in the affairs of the central bank and opposition protests on the issue earlier this week, RBI Governor Urjit Patel has asked staff members to "zealously guard" the integrity of the institution.

PMK leader Ramadoss detained in Delhi

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss was on Thursday detained by Delhi Police after he protested outside the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) here in support of Jallikattu.

Apple adds new features to its music creation apps

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Apple has updated its music creation apps -- GarageBand -- for iOS 2.2 and Logic Pro X 10.3 -- with new features for music makers on iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Tribunal orders attachment of Mallya's property for debt recovery

Punjab News Express
BENGALURU : The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) on Thursday ordered attachment and recovery of industrialist Vijay Mallya's properties for defaulting on bank loans by his defunct Kingfisher Airlines Ltd.

Panneerselvam meets Modi amid protests against Jallikattu ban

NEW DELHI : Amid massive protests in support of Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and urged him to promulgate an ordinance enabling the conduct of the ancient bull-taming sport.

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR  : One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.

Modi condoles UP road accident victims

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths of 15 school children who were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district.

15 school children killed in UP road accident

Punjab News Express
LUCKNOW : At least 24 school children were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district, police said.

Salman acquitted in Arms Act case

Punjab News Express
JODPUR : Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Wednesday acquitted by a court here in an over 18-year-old Arms Act case.

Demonetisation makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki of Indian economy: Shiv Sena

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Congress-SP form alliance for UP polls, Sheila may step down

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI; The Congress party on Tuesday said it will contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in alliance with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party.

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa mulls joining AIADMK

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : Announcing her decision to enter politics, late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's niece J. Deepa on Tuesday said she wasn't sure whether she will join the AIADMK or float a new party.

Delhi HC seeks report from Centre over BSF's food quality

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre about steps taken following a BSF constable's allegation that troopers posted along the Line of Control (LoC) are served meagre and poor quality food.

Lalu, son to campaign for Akhilesh

Punjab News Express
PATNA : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he and his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav will campaign for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections.

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