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20-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

AAP condemns SAD Sarpanch for abetting suicide of dalit boy

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today strongly condemned Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) sarpanch for abetting dalit boys’ suicide in Bhai Bakhtaur village in Bathinda district and lambasted SAD leadership for shielding criminals and absorbing them in the party.Bhagwant...

19-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Sukhbir Badal branding NRIs as terrorists, we condemn it : Sanjay Singh

The AAP on Thursday condemned Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal for what a party leader said were "remarks branding the whole Punjabi community settled abroad as terrorists and accusing the AAP of getting funds from radicals".Addressing the Non-Resident...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

CBI scared of Manish Sisodia : Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to probe irregularities in the 'Talk to AK' campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed the agency is scared of the Deputy CM."Today (Thursday)...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Centre has set CBI after Delhi government : Satyendra Jain

Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said on Thursday the Centre has set CBI after the Aam Aadmi Party-led government to create sensation and disruption ahead of the Punjab assembly elections.He refuted the claim that his daughter Soumya Jain was given any pecuniary...

19-Jan-2017 Garshankar (Hoshiarpur)

Former MLA Shingara Ram Sangura joins AAP

Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday got a short in arm as former MLA and Incharge of SC wing Congress Doaba Zone, Shingara Ram Sangura joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of Punjab In charge Sanjay Singh. Shingara Ram was elected MLA from Garshankar in 1992 and...

19-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

180 NRIs arrive from Canada to boost AAP election campaign in Punjab

The first batch of Punjabi Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from Canada arrived in Punjab today in special KLM flight that landed at IGI Airport at 1 PM. Second batch of NRIs from UK would land on January 24.Delhi Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Overseas convener...

17-Jan-2017 Banga

Former General Secretary of SGPC, Sukhdev Singh Bhaur joins AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today attained a big political boost, as renowned Sikh Scholar and former General Secretary of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of National Convener of the party, Arvind Kejriwal...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

We will put Majithia in jail before April 15: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and that Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia, whom his party accuses of having links with international drug dealers, would be put in jail before April...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

AAP launches jhadu yatra in poll-bound Goa

The AAP on Tuesday launched its 'jhadu yatra', as part of its poll campaign ahead of the upcoming Goa assembly elections.The yatra, led by the Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes, started in the Mandrem legislative assembly constituency,...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Arvind Kejriwal denies bribery charges : Badal-Amarinder together

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.Kejriwal, in political rallies in Punjab, has been urging voters to accept money from...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Arvind Kejriwal denies bribery charge : Sidhu no factor

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.The Aam Aadmi Party leader also told the media here that former cricketer Navjot Singh...

17-Jan-2017 Kharar

Congress-Akali collide to prevent AAP- Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a huge rally at Kharar in the presence of party candidate, Kanwar Sandhu. Addressing the people Kejriwal said that Congress-Akali-BJP parties have decided to...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Bikram Majithia will be in jail before April 15: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and announced that Bikram Majithia infamous for his links with international drug dealers would be put in jail before April 15,...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Bikram Majithia will be in jail before April 15 : Arvind Kejriwal

AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and announced that Bikram Majithia infamous for his links with international drug dealers would be put in jail before April 15,...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Schools should follow nursery admission guidelines : Manish Sisodia

After some private schools reportedly refused admission to children living in the neighbourhood, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the schools were allotted land "practically free of cost" with some conditions and they should abide...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Captain Amarinder Singh contesting to help Badal win : Arvind Kejriwal

Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh is also contesting from Lambi constituency to help Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal win, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.Amarinder Singh had "stabbed the people of Punjab in the back" by saying...

15-Jan-2017 Toronto

Toronto Punjabis head to India to campaign for AAP

Some 90 Punjabis of Indian origin from Canada's Toronto area are flying to Punjab to campaign for the AAP in the February 4 assembly election, a Canadian daily reported."I want to be a part of real change," said Surinder Mavi, a 31-year-old Brampton resident...

14-Jan-2017 Rajpura

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann addresses mammoth rally at Rajpura

AAP MP from Sangrur and Chairman Election Campaign Committee addressed an impressive rally at Rajpura in support of party candidate Ashutosh Joshi.While addressing  the rally, Bhagwant Mann said that the Akali Dal and Congress have entered into a secret...

14-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Big jolt by AAP in Doaba region to Akali Dal and BSP

Aam Aadmi Party got a shot in arm today when the leaders of various political parties and organizations joined the family of Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of National Spokesperson and Incharge Punjab Affairs Sanjay Singh. In a huge set back to BSP ahead...

13-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Delhi budget won't have Plan, Non-Plan segments : Manish Sisodia

The Aam Admi Party (AAP) government on Friday decided to do away with separate Plan and Non-Plan classification of expenditures from the next Delhi budget.The Delhi government's next budget would have only Capital and Revenue heads, according to a tweet...

13-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Income Tax department harassing, will raid us : Raghav Chadha

The AAP said on Friday that the Income Tax department was harassing it and also planning to raid it ahead of the Goa and Punjab assembly elections on February 4.Aam Aadmi Party spokesman and treasurer Raghav Chadha told the media here that the Income Tax...

13-Jan-2017 Jalandhar

Arvind Kejriwal takes out Road show in Jalandhar, gets rousing welcome

National Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today got rousing welcome in the city, known as NRI Capital of Punjab, when he took out the road show here.Large number of people gathered near Paragpur village on National Highway...

12-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal takes a dig at Modi over charkha picture

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his image showing him with a 'charkha' (spinning wheel) on the 2017 calendar published by the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC).Attacking the Prime Minsiter...

12-Jan-2017 Patiala

Bharti Kisan Union (Rajewal) announces Support to AAP

Aam Aadmi Party today attained a major political boost when Bharti Kisan Union (BKU) led by Balbir Singh Rajewal today announced its support to the party and pledged to ensure massive victory of the party in the ensuing assembly election, in the presence...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC's decision on Birla-Sahara diaries 'unfortunate': Dilip Pandey

The AAP on Wednesday dubbed the Supreme Court's decision of rejecting a plea for probing the alleged payoffs to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Birla-Sahara groups, as "unfortunate".The Aam Admi Party (AAP), however, added that the apex court is the...

11-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Big jolt to SAD, Dr. Manmohan Singh Bhagowalia joins AAP

Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday got a major setback when National general secretary of BC wingh of SAD and state president of Kashyap Rajpoot Mahasabha Punjab, Dr. Manmohan Singh Bhagowalia joined AAP in the presence of AAP National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister,...

11-Jan-2017 Patiala

Punjab's CM will be from Punjab : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal put to rest all speculation saying the Chief Minister of Punjab will be from the state if the AAP won the assembly election."I am the Chief Minister of Delhi. People of Delhi have given me a responsibility and I can't be...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

AAP to break Delhi's record in Punjab : Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will sweep the Punjab assembly elections and may even break its Delhi record.Jain, one of the star campaigners for the AAP in Punjab, said he was sure the party will win more...

11-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Senior Congress leaders Rajwinder Lucky and Ashok Sama join AAP

Senior Congress leader and Halqa in-Charge of Balachaur Adv. Rajwinder Singh Lucky and senior leader of congress from Fazilka, Adv. Ashok Sama on Wednesday joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of AAP National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal...

10-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Kejriwal won't be Punjab CM, says AAP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is the party's face in Punjab and this doesn't mean he will be its Chief Minister if the AAP wins, the party said on Tuesday.Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi Marlena told CNN that Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's...

10-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates skill development centres

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday opened skill development centres here and said it was aimed at developing skills of destitutes, making them employable and self-dependent.Addressing a gathering in Tilak Nagar in west Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party...

10-Jan-2017 New Delhi

BJP doing politics over garbage in Delhi, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) of doing politics over garbage in Delhi, at the cost of health and lives of the capital's citizens.Talking to reporters here, AAP's Delhi Convener Dilip Pandey said when the BJP...

10-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates toilet complex in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said health, hygiene and education remained top priorities for his government as he inaugurated a toilet complex that has nearly 150 lavatories in a south Delhi neighbourhood."Our government is committed to work...

10-Jan-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)/Anandpur Sahib/Sahnewal/Ludhiana

Punjab needs a honest government, AAP is the last hope : Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi today said that Punjab was passing through a difficult phase and it needs a honest and responsive government to make it a prosperous state.Addressing a series of election meetings at Mohali, Anandpur Sahib, Sahenwal...

10-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi using mother for political benefit : Arvind Kejriwal

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using his mother for political benefit, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged him to allow her to live at the Prime Minister's residence."I keep my mother with me. Take her blessings every day but don't...

09-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

AAP to probe all assets of Badals during 10-year rule

If it is voted to power, the AAP said on Monday it will order a probe into all the assets raised by the families of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal during the 10-year rule of Punjab.AAP leader Raghav Chaddha...

09-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Congress over its Punjab poll manifesto

Taking a dig at the Congress over its Punjab manifesto, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked if the party had ever kept its promises in other Congress-ruled states.Kejriwal's remarks came after the Congress released its Punjab manifesto here...

08-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rs 119 cr released to EDMC for salary payments : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday announced that the government has released Rs 119 crore to East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) after its employees went on strike for non-payment of salaries.Alleging the EDMC was wasting the money in...

07-Jan-2017 Benaulim (Goa)

Do not trust pre-poll surveys on TV news channels : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asked AAP voters in Goa not to trust pre-poll surveys on TV news channels and urged people to ensure that anti-BJP votes are not split in the forthcoming state legislative assembly elections."Yesterday, I was...

07-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

SAD leader Sant Singh Brar’s son joins AAP

Kuljeet Singh ‘Monty’ Brar, son of senior SAD leader from Gidderbaha Assembly segment, Sant Singh Brar joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday in the presence of AAP Punjab incharge, Sanjay Singh. Brar was currently serving as vice-president of the Youth Akali...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Delhi minister dismisses money laundering charge, BJP keeps up attack

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday dismissed allegations of money laundering against him as rumours to malign his image ahead of the Punjab elections even as the BJP on Friday dubbed the Arvind Kejriwal-led government as corrupt and non-performing.The...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Delhi increases old age, widow, disability pension by Rs 1,000 each

The Delhi government on Friday decided to increase the pensions to senior citizens, widows and people with disability by Rs 1,000 per month.The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal."The cabinet today (Friday)...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Winter Session of Delhi assembly on Jan 17, 18

Delhi assembly's Winter Session will be held on January 17 and 18, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday."The Delhi Cabinet has approved holding of the Winter Session of the Delhi Vidhan Sabha on January 17 and 18," Sisodia told reporters...

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