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Rio Olympian Sudha Singh claims 3000m steeplechase gold at National Athletics Championships
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Rio Olympian Sudha Singh claims 3000m steeplechase gold at National Athletics Championships

Sudha clocked 10 minutes 03.01 seconds to finish over a hundred meters ahead of Uttar Pradesh state-mate Parul Chaudhary (10:18.10). Another Uttar Pradesh athlete Chinta Yadav claimed bronze with a time of 10:21.20

Nabha jailbreak: Gangster Sukhchain Singh arrested, firearms recovered
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Nabha jailbreak: Gangster Sukhchain Singh arrested, firearms recovered

A gangster who played a key role in the sensational Nabha jailbreak was nabbed in Patiala district on Wednesday.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh to take oath as chief minister on 16 March
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh to take oath as chief minister on 16 March

After guiding Congress to a thumping victory in the state Assembly polls, senior party leader Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to take oath as the chief minister of Punjab on 16 March.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Congress wins 77 seats; Amarinder Singh to be next CM
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Congress wins 77 seats; Amarinder Singh to be next CM

After a long-drawn electoral battle which saw politicians attacking each other on issues like corruption and drug addiction, Congress won 77 out of the 117 seats that went for poll in Punjab

Punjab Election Results 2017: Here's how top candidates fared in the Assembly poll
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Here's how top candidates fared in the Assembly poll

Riding on a high incumbency wave and anger against the Badals and the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance, Captain Amarinder Singh flinched two-thrid majority for Congress winning 77 seats in the Punjab Assembly election

Punjab polls 2017: In Patiala 'war', Congress's Capt & SAD's General back on trusted soldiers
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Punjab polls 2017: In Patiala 'war', Congress's Capt & SAD's General back on trusted soldiers

A bunch of trusted foot soldiers are working overtime to ensure victory of Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh and his political opponent and SAD candidates Gen J J Singh (Retd) in the polls to this prestigious Assembly seat.

Punjab Election 2017: Will Captain Amarinder Singh avoid fate of lion in winter?
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Punjab Election 2017: Will Captain Amarinder Singh avoid fate of lion in winter?

The image on a banner in Patiala shows former chief minister, Patiala royal and Congress heavyweight Captain Amarinder Singh as part man and part lion, a modern day Narasimha of sorts.

Punjab Election 2017: AAP violates Supreme Court ruling again, promises deputy CM to a Dalit
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Punjab Election 2017: AAP violates Supreme Court ruling again, promises deputy CM to a Dalit

The Aam Aadmi Party, which is making its debut in the Punjab state Assembly election is all set to take to the streets literally with Arvind Kejriwal taking part in a roadshow in Patiala on Friday.

Punjab Election 2017: Amarinder Singh seeks Congress permission to contest against Parkash Singh Badal
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Punjab Election 2017: Amarinder Singh seeks Congress permission to contest against Parkash Singh Badal

Giving an interesting turn to Punjab's politics, state Congress president Amarinder Singh has sought the Congress high command's permission to fight next month's Assembly elections against Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal from the latter's assembly constituency of Lambi.

Delhi court sends KLF chief Harminder Singh Mintoo to Tihar jail for two days
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Delhi court sends KLF chief Harminder Singh Mintoo to Tihar jail for two days

Khalistani Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh Mintoo was on Monday sent to judicial custody till 14 December by a Delhi Court when the Punjab Police plea for his transit remand will be considered.

Nabha jailbreak: Pakistan could be behind the incident, says Punjab Deputy CM
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Nabha jailbreak: Pakistan could be behind the incident, says Punjab Deputy CM

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday voiced apprehension that Pakistan could be behind the sensational Nabha jailbreak.

Eminent Punjabi writer, Jnanpith awardee Gurdial Singh passes away at 83
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Eminent Punjabi writer, Jnanpith awardee Gurdial Singh passes away at 83

Eminent Punjabi writer and novelist Gurdial Singh breathed his last in Bhatinda after a brief spell of illness, his family said. He was 83.

'Unpardonable, unacceptable': Prakash Javadekar condemns violence at Jadavpur University
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'Unpardonable, unacceptable': Prakash Javadekar condemns violence at Jadavpur University

"We must stand united to condemn what happened at JNU and Jadavpur University," Prakash Javadekar said.

AAP leader Dharamvira Gandhi writes to Kejriwal complaining of slander campaign
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AAP leader Dharamvira Gandhi writes to Kejriwal complaining of slander campaign

AAP's Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi has written a letter to party chief Arvind Kejriwal complaining against the "slander" campaign against him.

By-polls show AAP near oblivion in Punjab, says CM Badal
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By-polls show AAP near oblivion in Punjab, says CM Badal

He said the people of Delhi gave AAP an opportunity to form government but party president Arvind Kejriwal betrayed them by resigning from the post of Chief Minister.

Punjab bypolls: SAD, Congress win, AAP finishes third
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Punjab bypolls: SAD, Congress win, AAP finishes third

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress won one seat each in the by-polls to Patiala (urban) and Talwandi Sabo Assembly seats today but the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) finished a poor third.

New low for AAP: Even Punjab rejects party, candidates lose deposits
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New low for AAP: Even Punjab rejects party, candidates lose deposits

On both seats, the AAP even failed to put up a fight to the main contenders. The party and its candidates not only meekly surrendered but lost their security deposits too

Punjab bypolls: Congress leader Preneet Kaur wins Patiala seat
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Punjab bypolls: Congress leader Preneet Kaur wins Patiala seat

Congress leader and former union minister Preneet Kaur on Monday won the Patiala Assembly seat, defeating her nearest SAD rival Bhagwan Dass Juneja.

Polling for Punjab by-elections begins, main contest between Cong and SAD
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Polling for Punjab by-elections begins, main contest between Cong and SAD

Polling began for the by-election in two assembly seats of Patiala and Talwandi Sabo in Punjab.