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Esha Deol congratulates mother Hema Malini, half-brother Sunny Deol for LS elections wins
Esha Deol congratulated not just mother Hema Malini, but also her half-brother Sunny Deol on their victory.

Esha Deol congratulates mother Hema Malini, half-brother Sunny Deol for LS elections wins

24 May 2019 | 4:10 PM

CHANDIGARH:Actor Esha Deol congratulated not just mother Hema Malini, but also her half-brother Sunny Deol on their victory in the general elections 2019.

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Tribune Web Desk 
Chandigarh, May 24 

Actor Esha Deol congratulated not just mother Hema Malini, but also her half-brother Sunny Deol on their victory in the general elections 2019. 

While Sunny won from Punjab’s Gurdaspur, Hema won by a big majority in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura by over 2.9 lakh votes. 

Actor Dharmendra had also joined them in their respective poll campaigns. 

Esha tweeted: “Congratulations @iamsunnydeol my best wishes to u always”. 

She wished Hema for her winning from Mathura constituency yet again. “Well deserved congratulations to @dreamgirlhema,” she said, along with several star emojis. She also shared a picture of Hema with the caption: “She did it again. congratulations and my best wishes on round 2 ! Ur doing a fantastic job as an Indian citizen @dreamgirlhema ! #proudofyou.”

In another tweet, Esha wished all the BJP members for their big win. 

“Congratulations @narendramodi @PMOIndia @BJP4India @dreamgirlhema @iamsunnydeol so proud of the victory what a Jeet #LokSabhaElectionResults,” she wrote.

Esha is expecting her second child with husband Bharat Takhtani. 

They have a daughter, Radhya, together. She had shared pictures of her baby shower earlier this month.

It was also attended by her sister Ahana Deol, who has a son named Darien with husband Vaibhav Vohra.

Capt bucks national trend, 5 up in Punjab

Capt bucks national trend, 5 up in Punjab

24 May 2019 | 12:58 PM

CHANDIGARH:Withstanding the BJP wave across the country, the Congress in Punjab bagged eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats.

Rain in Punjab, Haryana brings down mercury

Rain in Punjab, Haryana brings down mercury

24 May 2019 | 1:20 PM

CHANDIGARH: Rainfall in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday brought relief from the scorching heat prevailing over the region in the past few days.

Capt helps Cong survive Modi wave

Capt helps Cong survive Modi wave

24 May 2019 | 8:12 AM

CHANDIGARH:Bucking the national trend of massive pro-Narendra Modi wave, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh steered the Congress to a commendable performance in the state, winning eight of the 13 seats with a good margin.

Jakhar undone by reel hero

Jakhar undone by reel hero

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

GURDASPUR:The charisma of film star and BJP candidate Sunny Deol triumphed over the experience and political sagacity of three-time former MLA

Preneet shines with 2nd highest margin

Preneet shines with 2nd highest margin

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

PATIALA:In Patiala, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder’s wife Preneet Kaur recorded a big win — second highest in terms of margin of votes in Punjab and also the highest votes garnered by her in her past three terms as an MP.

Harsimrat Badal scrapes through

Harsimrat Badal scrapes through

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

BATHINDA:Union minister and two-time MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal today managed to defeat Congress candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring by a thin margin of 21,772 votes in a closely contested battle.

Impressive win by SAD chief

Impressive win by SAD chief

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

FEROZEPUR:SAD chief Sukhbir Badal proved his might by winning this seat with a heavy margin of over 1,98,850 votes.

Mann’s victory sole face-saver for AAP

Mann’s victory sole face-saver for AAP

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has managed to win just a single seat in Punjab, while it faced a huge defeat in other parts of the country, especially in Delhi, where it lost all seven seats.

Akalis fail to capitalise on anti-incumbency factor

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH:After two years of political drubbing (in the elections and because of rebellion), the SAD has managed to emerge as the principal Opposition party with the massive win of its chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and his wife and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

CM for action against ‘non-performer’ Sidhu

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: Days after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s “friendly match” jibe, aimed at Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, the latter today termed him “non-performer, who is unable to run his own department”.

After 38 years, Cong wrests Panthic seat

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Congress wrested the Panthic seat of Khadoor Sahib from the SAD after 38 years, with party candidate Jasbir Singh Dimpa turning victorious by polling 4,59,710 of total 10,46,032 votes.

MLAs’ unity pays off, Aujla trounces Puri, retains seat

MLAs’ unity pays off, Aujla trounces Puri, retains seat

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

AMRITSAR:Congress candidate and sitting MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla trounced his rival BJP’s Hardeep Singh Puri with a convincing margin of 99,626 votes.

PDA keeps 3rd option afloat

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: All hope is not lost for the third alternative in the state as Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) has got around 15 lakh votes, which is more than the votes polled by AAP.

Cong retains Ludhiana, Bittu scores hat-trick

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

LUDHIANA:The Indian National Congress (INC) has retained the Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat with Congress candidate and sitting MP Ravneet Singh Bittu polling 3,83,795 votes.

Close fight ends with Santokh’s win

Close fight ends with Santokh’s win

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

JALANDHAR:Experiencing bouts of tension throughout the day, Chaudhary Santokh Singh became the second-time Congress MP from Jalandhar Parliamentary constituency today with a margin of 19,491 votes.

Snapshots

Khaira fails to make a mark

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

Jalandhar: Despite being the main leader of the Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA), Sukhpal Singh Khaira failed to poll as many votes as its allies.

Phagwara set to see bypoll

24 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

Hoshiarpur: The Hindus that polled for the BJP and the Dalits, who favoured the BSP, edged out the Congress in the reserved parliamentary seat.

Jalandhar contestant breaks down; says he got 5 votes, even family didn’t vote for him

Jalandhar contestant breaks down; says he got 5 votes, even family didn’t vote for him

24 May 2019 | 3:05 PM

CHANDIGARH: An Independent candidate from Punjab, who contested in the general election was in tears after hearing that he had received just five votes despite having nine votes in the family.

NOTA gets 1.5 lakh votes, defeats over dozen parties

24 May 2019 | 8:13 AM

CHANDIGARH:With 1.53 lakh votes, the None of the Above (NOTA) option has defeated over a dozen political parties in the state.

Keep your word and quit: Tweeple to Sidhu on Rahul’s Amethi loss

Keep your word and quit: Tweeple to Sidhu on Rahul’s Amethi loss

23 May 2019 | 6:58 PM

NEW DELHI: As Congress President Rahul Gandhi lost the prestigious Amethi seat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Smriti Irani, one of the biggest setbacks of the Lok Sabha polls, the chorus grew on Twitter for resignation of Pubjan Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Congress has to pay for Sidhu's Pakistan visit: CM

Congress has to pay for Sidhu's Pakistan visit: CM

23 May 2019 | 5:29 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the Congress has to pay for his cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's visit to Pakistan.

Republic TV's anchor refers to Sunny Deol as Sunny Leone; Twitterrati reacts

Republic TV's anchor refers to Sunny Deol as Sunny Leone; Twitterrati reacts

23 May 2019 | 4:48 PM

NEW DELHI: Sunny Deol may well be on his way to the Lok Sabha as the BJP's member from Gurdaspur but it was his Bollywood junior Sunny Leone who was trending as votes for the Lok Sabha election were counted on Thursday.

Amarinder fires salvo at Sidhu; says he is unable to run his own department

Amarinder fires salvo at Sidhu; says he is unable to run his own department

23 May 2019 | 4:23 PM

CHANDIGARH: CM Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday fired a fresh salvo on cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying the latter was unable to run his own department.

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‘Cops intimidating counting agents

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

Ropar: A day before counting, SAD (Taksali) candidate from Anandpur Sahib Bir Devinder Singh alleged that the police were intimidating his counting agents. He alleged that a police official visited one of his counting agents Jagjit Singh at Kalheri village and tried to intimidate him on Wednesday.

HC seeks status report on sale of acid

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH:Just about two months after the Punjab and Haryana High Court made clear its intent to examine whether the Supreme Court judgment against the unregulated sale of acid was being implemented meticulously in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, the Bench has called for a status report.

Bluestar anniversary: Dal Khalsa to take out march

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

HOSHIARPUR: The Dal Khalsa on Wednesday announced to organise a “remembrance march” in Amritsar on June 5 to mark the 35th anniversary of Operation Bluestar.

Girl kidnapped, gangraped in Hanumangarh, 4 booked

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

ABOHAR: Four persons have been booked under various Sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act on the charges of kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl in Hanumangarh.

Cancel school’s affiliation for beating up child: DC

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

FEROZEPUR: Deputy Commissioner Chander Gaind today instructed the District Education Officer (DEO) to revoke the affiliation of Himmat Public School following an incident of allegedly beating up of a girl students of Class VI by the school coordinator.

Common polling booth of SAD, Cong at Lambi village

Common polling booth of SAD, Cong at Lambi village

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

LAMBI (MUKTSAR): Residents of Sarawan Bodla village in the Lambi Assembly segment have set an example for others to follow.

BJP pins hope on Deol’s charisma, Cong its MLAs

BJP pins hope on Deol’s charisma, Cong its MLAs

23 May 2019 | 7:08 AM

GURDASPUR: When the results are out for the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency, either a popular filmstar will be elected to Parliament for the second time since Independence, the first being Vinod Khanna in 1998, or the incumbent MP will retain the seat he first won in a bypoll in 2017.

BSP keeps hawk’s eye on counting centres

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

JALANDHAR: BSP candidate Balwinder Kumar said on Wednesday that though the administration could be honest, with EVMs, tampering possibility couldn’t be ruled out.

Scenario unclear, parties lie low ahead of D-DayLok Sabha polls Result

Scenario unclear, parties lie low ahead of D-Day

23 May 2019 | 7:20 AM

JALANDHAR: With the scenario for the Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat getting confusing owing to an upsurge of the BSP, none of the four main candidates have reportedly made any preparations for tomorrow’s victory after the declaration of the poll result.

Dhindsa flays Patiala doc’s suspension

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha MP of SAD Sukhdev Singh Dindsa today condemned Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for suspending Dr Harshinder Kaur of Rajindra Hospital in Patiala.

Four days on, no arrest in Patiala liquor recovery case

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

PATIALA: The “soft approach” of the Patiala district administration against huge quantity of liquor recovered from a sheller has raised eyebrows.

Gidderbaha SAD leader booked for trespass

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

MUKTSAR: The Kotbhai police have booked SAD leader Sandeep Singh ‘Sunny’ Dhillon, younger brother of SAD’s Gidderbaha constituency incharge Hardeep Singh Dimpy Dhillon, for allegedly trespassing into an interlock tiles factory at Chak Gilzewala village in Gidderbaha by threatening an employee during electioneering and making a video of it, alleging that the products manufactured were substandard.

Swing vote to make all the difference in Bathinda

Swing vote to make all the difference in Bathinda

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

BATHINDA: With the SAD hoping to retain its bastion and the Congress eyeing to stage a coup at the high-profile Bathinda seat, it will be the AAP’s support base which will play a decisive role in the outcome of elections here tomorrow.

TB, HIV biggest killers in packed state jails: Study

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: Tuberculosis, HIV and Hepatitis-C are the biggest killer in jails in the state.

Fazilka man stabs cousin to death

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

FAZILKA: A labourer, Sunil Kumar (28), was allegedly killed by his cousin Bunty Kumar with a sharp-edged weapon at Khuikhera village in the district today.

Abduction Case

Charges framed against ex-DSP

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

MOHALI: After a span of nearly 27 years, the CBI special court here today framed charges in a case of abduction of Baba Charan Singh’s brother Gurdev Singh, alias Jagdev Singh, against a former Punjab Police official.

Man live-streams suicide attempt on FB, five booked

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

ROPAR: A resident of nearby Pachranda village live-streamed his suicide attempt on Facebook by consuming celphos tablets here yesterday.

Punish cops for bid to hush up rape case, HC tells DGP

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: Rapping the state police for intentional sluggishness and sweeping under the carpet a minor’s rape case under political influence, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the DGP to initiate appropriate criminal and administrative action against the “erring police officers and officials”.

Mann: Law and order situation worrisome

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: State unit chief of the AAP and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann today criticised law and order situation in the state stating that the crime graph had assumed alarming proportions ever since the Capt Amarinder Singh government assumed charge in 2017.

Days after inspector’s suicide, 2 cops heldCustodial death

Days after inspector’s suicide, 2 cops held

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

FARIDKOT: The police today arrested two constables, who had allegedly helped Inspector Narinder Singh in disposing of the body a 22-year-old youth, who reportedly died in custody on May 19.

Lal Singh reinstates leader, draws flak

23 May 2019 | 7:01 AM

CHANDIGARH: A high drama was witnessed at the PPCC office as a suspended Congress leader, Lakhwinder Kaur Garcha, was reinstated by party senior vice-president Lal Singh today.

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