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

Congress to claim Gurdaspur on "development' plank
Congress to claim Gurdaspur on “development’ plank

During a high level meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh,  AICC in-charge of Punjab affairs, Asha Kumari, and Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar at New Delhi , it was decided that the developmental works initiated by the state government would constitute the base of Gurdaspur by-poll campaign.Congress government in the state took over

Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur
Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur

Arjun Sharma Ludhiana The non-controversial Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar is being tipped for contesting the byelection for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat that has been vacated following death of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. It is reliably learnt that because of acceptability of Jakhar among all factions of the Congress, the party high command

Maharaja captured with Patiala Peg during London visit

Maharaja Punjab, CM Captain Amarinder Singh is on a London visit these days. Today morning, his pictures are becoming viral on social media. In the picture, CM was seen sitting on a table along with Arusha. Maharaja captured with Patiala Peg during London visit.The photo is getting viral because Captain appears with the glass of

1984 riots: Congress and Sikh For Justice organization at loggerheads
1984 riots: Congress and Sikh For Justice organization at loggerheads

The 1984 Sikh Riots issues have once again risen because of the conflict between the Congress and the Sikh For Justice(SFJ) organization has been increasing. The Sikh for Justice (SFJ) had opposed Captain Amarinder Singh’s visit to Canada last year.   Now this organization has started to oppose Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s visit to

Govt leaves youth to fend for themselves
Govt leaves youth to fend for themselves

Punjab government’s ‘Ghar-Ghar wich Naukri’ campaign is in controversy. According to this campaign, 150 appointment letters will be handed-over to the unemployed youth, on Tuesday in a function to be held in Mohali. Most of these jobs are from private institutions. Private institutions have made these appointments during the job fair camps. But the truth of

Effect of GST, Dera violence on 3 lakh government employees
Effect of GST, Dera violence on 3 lakh government employees

The Captain Government has delayed the salaries more than 3 lakh   government employees. Employees are returned empty-handed on Friday. With the Saturday and Sunday, the case of salaries has now been posted till 4 September. It is expected that the salaries will be given between 7 and 10 September.On Friday, an oral order has

Punjab CM to visits sensitive areas of Malwa
Punjab CM to visits sensitive areas of Malwa

Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh will visit the sensitive areas of Malwa and review the law and order situation themselves. According to sources, the CM will thank the people for keeping the peace, also encourage the security forces to keep the peace in the area. The government had to impose curfew in some areas after

CM Amarinder visits Delhi to meet PM Modi, Arun Jaitely
CM Amarinder visits Delhi to meet PM Modi, Arun Jaitely

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun jaitely in New Delhi. The Chief Minister will visit Delhi on Monday, is expected to urge them on some key issues of Punjab.The official said that The implementation of the farm loan waiver scheme is the top priority of the Congress

Kisan Union took out Flag March at Lehragaga
Kisan Union took out Flag March at Lehragaga

Bharti Kisan Union Unity organized a flag march to Vigilance Blocks in different villages. It was led by President Bahal Singh Dhindsa. This flag march has started from the Grain market in Lehragaga and went to different villages through the city. Farmer leader Bahal Singh Dhindsa and Janak Singh Bhutal said that the debt reliefs

Captain not implementing plans of the Central Government: Harsimrat Badal
Captain not implementing plans of the Central Government: Harsimrat Badal

Central Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal discussed the Kisan Sampada Yojna with farmers and industrialists in a local hotel.   During Press Conference, She said that the central government has created many important schemes for the farmers of Punjab But Congress government of Punjab is not implementing plans in Punjab.Harsimrat said that the Congress

Congressmen burnt effigy of Central government
Congressmen burnt effigy of Central government

Congressmen burnt effigy of Central government. In the presence of Advocate Pankaj Kripal convener, Punjab Pradesh Congress Seva Dal, the protests were staged by blowing the effigy of the central government. Advocate Pankaj Kirpal said that stone pelting did by unidentified on the car of our congress leader Rahul Gandhi, was the result of the

Capt Amarinder again forgot to meet Congress MLAs

Capt Amarinder again forgot to meet Congress MLAs. Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh had irritated MLAs of Congress with his activities, after these MLAs goes in party of Akali. Chief Minister issued an order to meet all party MLAs once in a week, but these orders are not in process, once again the party MLAs

Drugs still being sold openly: Surjit Dhiman
Drugs still being sold openly: Surjit singh Dhiman

MLA Surjit Singh Dhiman alleging that Drug powder (chitta) is still being sold openly in Punjab. As CM Capt. Amarinder Singh is claiming to end the business of narcotics in the state but on the other hand, his party’s own MLA Surjeet Dhiman saying that the drug supply is still being continued in state. This statement from

9 farmers commit suicide in Barnala
9 farmers commit suicide in Barnala

9 farmers commit suicide in Barnala. In Punjab, farmers are constantly commiting suicides. Today farmer Ranjit Singh, a farmer in Sector of Barnala, committed suicide due to debt by lying down under train. This farmer had only one acre of land. It had 5 lakh loans of banks. In Barnala district, 9 farmers committed suicide