Minor clashes were reported between Congress and BJP-Akali Dal workers in some villages as voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh flayed Sukhbir Singh Badal and the SAD for allegedly unleashing a negative, anti-people agenda.
Director Tigmanshu Dhulia says there's no scope of controversy with his film Raagdesh, which is based on the 1945 Red Fort trials.
National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Chandigarh on Thursday to seek support from Haryana and Punjab legislators
Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar alleged that the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had played a "fixed match" in the run up to the Assembly polls and doing the same thing in the Assembly.
Main opposition Aam Aadmi Party and ally Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLAs were physically removed out of the Punjab assembly by the Marshals on Thursday after they created a ruckus.
Chaos erupted in the Punjab assembly on Thursday after the opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal insisted on separate adjournment motions leading to clashes.
Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh, who led the Congress to victory in Punjab after a gap of 10 years, was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief minister in Chandigarh.
The case of the BSP is a bit confusing. Even at its worst it was expected to secure at least 100 seats in UP. Most pollsters give it a far lesser number.
On the streets of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann is now the underdog taking on the establishment, making the once feared and revered Badals and the Akali Dal the butt of devastating rhymes
With SAD-BJP, Congress and AAP locked in a fierce electoral battle, parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo as many voters as possible for victory in the forthcoming Punjab Assembly elections.
State BJP chief and Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla offered to resign citing displeasure over ticket distribution for the polls.
Barnala was elected from the Barnala assembly constituency during the 1985 assembly polls held after the signing of the Rajiv Longowal accord.
The Supreme Court verdict prohibiting any use of religion, caste, race, community or language to seek votes has raised several questions including if or not the apex court will force parties like the Shiv Sena, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, Akali Dal and Indian Union Muslim League among others, whose names symbolise or represent a particular community and religion, to change their names.
Facing a tough electoral battle in Punjab next year, Congress has decided not to let sitting MLAs in general seats change their assembly segments and strictly apply the "one family, one ticket" formula by not allowing two people from a family to contest.
On Sunday, Aam Aadmi Party Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress of "befooling" the people of Punjab on the issue of Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.
Arvind Kejriwal alleged that Tuesday's attack on his vehicle was an attempt by the Badals to scare him away from Punjab.
A day after resigning from BJP, Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Sunday alleged that the party always asked her to keep "quiet" and that its leaders never stood by her whenever she raised voice against SAD.
Give it to Arvind Kejriwal. The chattering may have reduced him to a subject of ridicule, but his name still resonates well among the masses.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Thursday heckled by activists from BJP, its ally Akali Dal and Congress, who staged protests at railway stations over allegations of misconduct against AAP leaders, as he started his four-day visit to Punjab to give a push to the party's poll campaign in the state.