Congress candidate Bittu files nomination, shows strength with road show
Congress candidate Bittu files nomination, shows strength with road show


Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Congress candidate from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu on Thursday filed nomination for Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana. Before filing nomination, Bittu hold road show to show strength. The large number of supporters of Congress candidate assembled at Bhai Bala Chowk and moved towards Mini Secretariat for filing nomination. Punjab Chief Minister

Captain counters Modi's charge Captain counters Modi’s charge

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi singled him out and did not criticise Akali leaders, including Union minister Harsimrat Badal, for not attending an event of the Central government to mark the centenary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Captain Amarinder Singh’s remarks came a day after Modi flayed

With Cong fielding Manish Tewari, all set for Anandpur Sahib LS seat battle With Cong fielding Manish Tewari, all set for Anandpur Sahib LS seat battle

Kusum Arora Jalandhar   With the Congress finally fielding former union minister Manish Tewari, the turf was laid for an interesting contest between Congress, SAD, PDA, AAP and SAD (Taksali) for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. A practicing Supreme Court lawyer and Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari remained an MP from Ludhiana in the previous UPA government.

Jolt to AAP: District president, spokesperson quits AAP, joins Congress Jolt to AAP: District president, spokesperson quits AAP, joins Congress

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana In a major jolt to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Ludhiana, district president of party Daljit Singh Bhola Grewal and another senior leader Darshan Singh Shankar resigned from the party. Both the leaders cited the reason of ignorance of Party high command towards Punjab and factionalism in party. Interestingly, few hours

No ticket to Valmikis/Mazhabi Sikhs by Congress No ticket to Valmikis/Mazhabi Sikhs by Congress

DP CORRESPONDENT Sangrur In protest against non-allotment of even a single ticket by Congress party to Valmiki Community/ Mazhabi Sikh Community for Lok Sabha elections in Punjab, a deputation of leaders of Valmiki Community/Mazhabi Sikh Community met senior leaders of Congress in New Delhi on Thursday evening. The deputation briefed the leaders about great resentment,

MPs Report Card: Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu tops in raising questions, SAD Chandumajra in participating debates

Vijay Sampla tops in attendance, AAP MP Sandhu Singh with least attendance    Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: As the 16th Lok Sabha completes five years, the report card of Punjab MPs revealed that Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu turned out to be the most vocal in terms of asking highest number of questions. Shiromani Akali Dal MP

Panchayat Polls Ludhiana Moga
Panchayat Polls: Know about voter turnout in Ludhiana & Moga districts

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana The voting for panchayat polls begins in Punjab around 8:00 am at all the centers of Punjab. The Government Schools of Punjab has been made the centers for voting. The voters from each and every age group was seen  The visuals from the polling center in the Majitha Halka of Amritsar can

Calling Amarinder independent soldier,PM acknowledged Cong's democratic culture
Calling Amarinder independent soldier,PM acknowledged Cong’s democratic culture

CHANDIGARH: Beating Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his own argument in calling Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh an ‘independent soldier, ‘Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Sunday said that he (Modi) had actually acknowledged the free and democratic culture prevailing in the Congress under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.Besides, he added, the Prime Minister had

Modi praises Punjab CM Amarinder as 'Swatantra Fauji'
Modi praises Punjab CM Amarinder as ‘Swatantra Fauji’

Modi praises Punjab CM Amarinder as ‘Swatantra Fauji’. After the results of Tripura Polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s compliment for Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has put both him (Amarinder) and the Congress at unease.  On Saturday, Modi mocked the Congress saying its chief ministers are becoming rare. But he heaped praise on Amarinder saying:

Captain Amarinder meets Rahul, discusses PPCC reorganisation ahead of 2019 LS Polls

New Delhi, February 7 : – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi to discuss the reorganisation of the Punjab unit of the party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar and AICC in-charge of

To get ‘Power’ a minster meets with Rahul directly, allocation of portfolios any time

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, January 18 : – Cracks have been appeared in the Congress after the resignation of Rana Gurjit Singh as Irrigation and Power Minister. After no response by the CM, meeting of a Minister with Party president Rahul Gandhi directly is in the state of surprise. Sources disclosed that CM had gone to

Rana Gurjit welcomes decision of Captain Amarinder Singh

Congress MLA Rana Gurjit Singh on Thursday welcomed the decision regarding acceptance of his resignation from the Cabinet. Rana Gurjit Singh said that the decision of the party is acceptable to him and he welcomes the decision of the party high command. On the statement given by AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira, Rana Gurjit said that

Punjab CM accepts key demands of Gurudwara head Granthi

Responding promptly to the demands raised by the Head Granthi and Manager of the historic Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the Director Cultural Affairs and Tourism to submit a comprehensive proposal for the development of a memorial in the Sub-Jail at Bassi Pathana, where the Ninth Sikh Guru

CM Captain Amarinder Singh held Cabinet meeting at Chandigarh

The Cabinet meeting was held on Wednesday at 12:30 pm at Chandigarh in which different issues were discussed.  The meeting was held in the Punjab Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. A Subcommittee for regularizing unauthorized colonies was also formed in meeting. The decision will be  given in a month on what should the state

Rahul Gandhi declared Congress party President

Rahul Gandhi has been declared as Congress party President with the deadline to withdraw nomination for internal polls ending at 3 pm. Rahul may officially take charge on December 16 when his mother and longest-serving party president Sonia Gandhi formally hands over the baton to him, marking a generational shift in the grand old party. The Congress’ Central Election Authority chairman Mullapally

Punjab warns government officials of ‘disciplinary action’
Punjab warns government officials of ‘disciplinary action’

Punjab Government has issued ordered to government officials, semi –government, Patwaris, Namaberdars against burning straw in their own fields or face the ‘disciplinary action’ as per service rule in case of a violation.The elected members of Panchayt across the state have been instructed to take pledge to stop burning stubble. Earlier, Captain Amarinder Singh  held meeting

Sukhpal khaira accuse CM: Congress MLAs, leaders have lost faith in capabilities of CM
Congress MLAs, leaders have lost faith in capabilities of CM: Khaira

Pardeep Luthra Sukhpal khaira accuse CM. The leader of opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday accused Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh of allying with Akalis and preventing to take action against corrupt Akalis who have looted the state. While addressing the legal fraternity at Batala District Court Complex and then at

Forget wheat and focus on fruits and veggies: Manpreet to farmers
Forget wheat and focus on fruits and veggies: Manpreet to farmers

The two-day Kisan Mela that kicked off on Friday at Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana was inaugurated by Finance and Planning and Employment Generation minister Manpreet Singh Badal. While addressing the farmers, Badal said that ‘It is a time for Punjab to move away from Green Revolution mode and break the wheat-paddy cycle’. He further said that Punjab should

Captain's Lieutenants to take command of Gurdaspur by-poll
Captain’s Lieutenants to take command of Gurdaspur by-poll

Gurdaspur by-poll: Captain Amarinder Singh is once again ready with his whole team for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-polls. Captain’s team already gave a good performance in all its legislative elections. Now this is the examination time of team. The Captain is going to give the responsible for the victory of Gurdaspur candidate Sunil Jakhar

Ravneet Bittu to campaign for Jakhar in Pathankot
Ravneet Bittu to campaign for Jakhar in Pathankot

Gurdaspur Campaign: The seriousness of Congress to win Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll is evident from the fact that Ludhiana Member Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu has been appointed as in-charge of the Pathankot assembly constituency.Pathankot is one of the nine assembly constituencies that form Gurdaspur parliamentary seat.After deliberations among the senior Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and