Punjab, India

State in northern India

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Punjab, India: State in northern India
Punjab is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest, by the Indian union territory of Chandigarh to the east, and by the region of Jammu and Kashmir administered by India as a union territory, to the north. It is bordered by Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west. The state covers an area of 50,362 square kilometres, 1.53% of India's total geographical area. It is the 20th-largest Indian state by area. With over 27 million inhabitants, Punjab is the 16th-largest state by population, comprising 23 districts. Punjabi, written in the Gurmukhi script, is the most widely spoken and official language of the state. The main ethnic group are the Punjabis, with Sikhs and Hindus as the dominant religious groups. The state capital is Chandigarh, a Union Territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana. The five tributary rivers of the Indus River from which the region took its name are the Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum rivers; the Sutlej, Ravi and Beas rivers flow through the Indian Punjab.

Amarinder Singh demands apology from Navjot Sidhu | Punjab feud intensifies? | Oneindia News [Video]

Amarinder Singh demands apology from Navjot Sidhu | Punjab feud intensifies? | Oneindia News

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh is adamant that he will not meet the newly appointed Punjab Congress Committee chief Navjot Singh Sidhu until the latter issues a public apology for his social media..

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Punjab's high voltage drama: Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi amid talks of elevation | Oneindia News [Video]

Punjab's high voltage drama: Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi amid talks of elevation | Oneindia News

Navjot Sidhu is meeting Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, a day after reports circulated that Sidhu would be elevated as Punjab Congress chief; The Supreme Court today asked the..

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Prashant Kishor meets Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi| Punjab Polls| Sidhu| Oneindia News [Video]

Prashant Kishor meets Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi| Punjab Polls| Sidhu| Oneindia News

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi, reportedly on the party's infighting in Punjab ahead of polls next year. #PrashantKishor..

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Heat wave warning for Delhi, Punjab and UP over next 2 days| Indian Summers| Oneindia News [Video]

Heat wave warning for Delhi, Punjab and UP over next 2 days| Indian Summers| Oneindia News

Heat wave conditions would be felt in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, north Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and north West Madhya Pradesh during the next two days. On Tuesday, Delhi..

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Callers impersonate Prashant Kishor, provoke leaders against Punjab CM Amarinder Singh|Oneindia News [Video]

Callers impersonate Prashant Kishor, provoke leaders against Punjab CM Amarinder Singh|Oneindia News

A criminal case was registered against unknown persons for allegedly impersonating political strategist Prashant Kishor and reportedly using his name to incite some political leaders against Punjab..

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Mayawati’s BSP reunites with Akali’s SAD ere 2022 Assembly Elections in Punjab & UP | Oneindia News [Video]

Mayawati’s BSP reunites with Akali’s SAD ere 2022 Assembly Elections in Punjab & UP | Oneindia News

Punjab's Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are all set to announce a coalition for the 2022 Assembly elections. The two parties were allies in 1996 before the SAD..

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