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Giving MP ticket to chit fund scamster K.D. Singh was blunder: Mamata

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA: After police initiated a case against the Alchemist Chief and Trinamool Congress MP K.D. Singh for allegedly cheating investors, West Bengal Chief Minister and party's supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said giving him a ticket was a "blunder".

Forced to travel economy class, Sena MP assaults Air India staffer

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India staffer after he was forced to travel economy class though he had an open business class ticket, official sources said on Thursday.

No need to worry about H1B visa issue for now: Sushma

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said there was no reason to worry about the curbs on H1B visas or the job security of Indian IT professionals working in the US for the time being as the Indian government is in talks with the US regarding this.

Congress MLAs in Goa boycott Governor's address

Punjab News Express
PANAJI : Congress legislators wore black bands and staged a walkout during Governor Mridula Sinha's address in the assembly on Thursday.

Modi pays tribute to martyred revolutionaries

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to the martyred revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their death anniversary, saying the nation will never forget their sacrifice.

Dal Khalsa delegation told UN: Hate-mongering is order of the day under Modi

Punjab News Express
HOSHIARPUR: Dal Khalsa overseas delegation met United Nation official in Geneva to engage the world body on contentious issues concerning the future of Punjab and its people. The delegation apprised the UN that ever since the Modi government came into power in 2014, space for dissent and freedom of expression has shrunk and hate-mongering and war-mongering is the order of the day.

India wants terror-free ties with Pakistan: President

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : India is committed to building ties with Pakistan in an environment free from terror and violence, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday.

Remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from AAP government schemes: EC

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Ahead of municipal elections in the national capital, the Delhi Election Commission has directed the AAP government in the capital to remove "Aam Aadmi" words from all forms of display of its schemes.

BJP leader warns that a Yogi will emerge in Telangana too

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : A BJP leader in Telangana has warned that if Muslims are provided quota in jobs and education, a Yogi will emerge in this state too.

Modi greets people on Bihar Day

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greeting to people on the occasion of Bihar Day.

Suspected terror bid foiled at Lahore airport

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Wednesday foiled a suspected terror bid at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore by confiscating a cache of weapons and ammunition, a media report said.

Hoping to implement GST from July 1: Jaitley

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government was hoping to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1 after the enabling Bills get Parliament's nod in the current budget session.

58 soldiers died in natural calamities in three years

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Between 2014 and 2016, 58 soldiers died in natural calamities, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Adityanath meets Modi, discusses UP

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday and discussed several issues related to the state.

Congress minister demands end to 'red beacon' culture in Bihar

Punjab News Express
PATNA  : Taking cue from Punjab, a Congress minister in Bihar on Tuesday demanded an end to the use of "red beacon" on the official vehicles of ministers in the state.

Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen

Punjab News Express
COLOMBO : Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in its territorial waters.

Government warns of fraud in the name of Beti Bachao scheme

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Issuing a stern warning against spurious schemes being floated in the name of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme, the central government has advised people against falling into the trap of such frauds.

Modi unhappy over absence of MPs from Parliament

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed "unhappiness" over the absence of MPs from the house and asked them to ensure their presence.

BJP hails SC advice for amicable settlement of Ayodhya dispute

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The BJP on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's advice for an amicable settlement of the Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

Babri case is about title: Owaisi

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : Virtually ruling out an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya dispute as suggested by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, MP Asaduddin Owaisi said the case was about title.

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