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19-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

SAD Takes Pot Shots At Amarinder-Sidhu Duo

The Shiromani Akali dal today took pot shots at PPCC President  Capt Amarinder Singh and former MP Mr. Navjot Sidhu for praising each other and said that they should clear the confusion  from the minds of public as people are wondering their which...

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 Chandigarh

Punjab polls : No cake-walk for Badals this time

With the Punjab assembly polls turning into a three-horse race for the first time, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and deputy, Sukhbir Singh Badal, face the most serious electoral challenge of their careers.Unlike on earlier occasions, when...

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...

18-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

1,941 file nominations for Punjab assembly polls

A record 1,941 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the 117 assembly seats in Punjab, which go to polls on February 4, a senior poll official said on Wednesday.With Wednesday being the last day for filing of nominations, 1,040 nomination papers...

18-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Lit Fest Devoted To Defence Should Be Organised: VP Singh Badnore

Punjab Governor and UT Administrator, Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore has called for a literature fest which should be entirely devoted to the defence personnel.Expressing these views while unveiling the book ‘Be Lag Lapet’ –written by Sh. Ravinder Kishore Sinha, MP,...

18-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

BJP comes up with a strategy to conquer Punjab

A special meeting of the Punjab BJP was today held here to prepare a strategy for upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab. The meeting was presided over by Union Minister and state party president Vijay Sampla. Party‘s state poll incharge Narendra Tomar,...

18-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday.Sidhu had termed his joining the Congress on Sunday as a "homecoming"."This time the victory will be of Punjab,...

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 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 Patiala

Sonia will decide Congress CM candidate in Punjab : Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that he did not know if he was the Chief Ministerial candidate and that it was up to party President Sonia Gandhi to decide.Singh was interacting with the media in his hometown Patiala before filing...

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

Vijay Sampla rubbishes resignation rumour

Union Minister and Punjab BJP president, Vijay Sampla today brushed aside rumours that he had resigned from the party. Sampla said, “I was occupied with a special poll mission due to which I wasn’t in contact with media and some of my friends. Some people...

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

SAD Hits Backs At Arvind Kejriwal

The Shiromani Akali Dal today hit back at AAP convener and Delhi CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal for describing the SYL issue as a political one and said that it is not a political issue but an issue related to the survival of Punjab and Punjabi farmers.In a hard...

17-Jan-2017 Patiala

Capt Amarinder rules out any alliance, confident of 2/3rds majority

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ruled out an alliance with any party, asserting that the Congress would sweep the assembly elections with 2/3rds majority.Dismissing as ridiculous the charges leveled by Arvind Kejriwal that he had...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu refuses to comment on CM candidature

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has joined the Congress, on Monday deftly side-stepped questions on his possible chief ministerial candidature for Punjab."Gehu khet mai, beta pet mai, aur tum vivah ki phikar kar rahe ho (Wheat is in the fields, the child is...

16-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

SAD Warns Bhagwant Mann For Working Against Punjab

The Shiromani Akali Dal today lashed out at AAP leader Bhagwant Mann for working against the interests of the state and said that he was hatching conspiracies against the state in collusion with the Non Punjabi forces who are all out to cause maximum damage...

16-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Shot in the arm for AAP- Prominent Dalit Leader

In a major boost for the upcoming 2017 Punjab Elections, Aam Aadmi Party today nominated the prominent Dalit face in Punjab, Paramjit Singh Kainth as one of its Star Campaigners in Punjab. Amongst the names of 40 Star Campaigners, Paramjit Singh Kainth...

15-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

BJP on Sidhu: Son turned out to be bad, mother remained the same

Punjab BJP today termed Navjot Singh Sidhu a ‘Kapoot’ (bad son) on his joining the Congress party. State BJP president, Vijay Sampla said, “Sidhu used to call BJP his mother. He betrayed his mother who gave him a political stage, name, fame- everything, made...

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