Dec 03

Akali Dal’s political superstition about Moga rally!

Moga: As the state is heading for Vidhan Sabha elections, Shiromani Akali Dal is once again set to hold its show of strength at Moga. It is scheduled to take place at Killi Chahla village on Moga-Ludhiana highway on December 8, a day that coincides with the SAD’s chief patron and the state’s chief minister

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Congress will be reduced to 25 seats, says Sukhbir

Stop defaming Punjabi youth over drug abuse New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday stumped Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh by making the latter admit he had no role in deciding party policy, manifesto, tickets and even entry of leaders into the party. Participating

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`You won’t get more than 20 seats’, Capt bets Sukhbir

New Delhi: Predicting a complete rout for ruling SAD, which he said will not get more than 20 seats, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday pushed the demonetisation issue to the centre stage of the coming Assembly elections, warning that tempers are rising among Punjab’s people, who had a very ‘short fuse.’ Challenging

My last opportunity to set right Akalis’ wrongs: Amarinder

New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief, Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the upcoming assmebly elections in the state would be his last election and also his “final opportunity to set right the wrongs” of the ruling Akali Dal. “This will be my last election. I don’t want to fight elections anymore,” said Singh during

Moga holds a special place in Punjab’s electoral politics

Moga (Punjab), Dec 2 (IANS) Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal is all set for its big political show on December 8 that will launch the party’s campaign for the forthcoming assembly elections. This, and the fact that the date happens to be the 89th birthday of the party’s patriarch, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, makes

‘NRIs to visit Punjab to support AAP for upcoming Punjab polls 2017

Ferozepur: Non-Resident Indians NRIs settled in Canada and other countries have started taking more interest in upcoming Punjab polls 2017 and will visit Punjab in December on tourist visa to support Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. The disclosure was given by Jaskirat Kaur, President AAP in Canada. Jaskirat, who is

Ferozepur (rural)consituency to see tussle among old guards

Ferozepur: Ferozepur rural constituency is spread over 65 kilometers and comprises of about 270 odd villages apart from towns like Talwandi Bhai, Mamdot and Mudki. This is a reserved constituency of the district Ferozepur where about 29.7 per cent of the electorate belongs to the scheduled castes. In the SC category most of them belong

SAD leaders Naresh Kataria, Babbu Ghuman, others join Punjab Congress

New Delhi: SAD MLA Naresh Kataria, along with several other party leaders and supporters including Babbu Ghuman, on Thursday joined the Congress, expressing total disillusionment the Shiromani Akali Dal and faith in the Congress. Welcoming the new joinees into the party fold here, Captain Amarinder said the exodus from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and

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Capt Amarinder dares Jaitley to contest Amritsar bypoll

New Delhi : Challenging Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to contest the Lok Sabha byelection from Amritsar, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh said let it be a referendum on the Modi government’s dictatorial demonetisation move. It may be recalled that Jaitley had, in 2014, lost by a huge margin to Captain Amarinder from the

AAP IT in-charge arrested for posting objectionable comments on FB

Patiala: Aam Aadami Party (AAP) IT in-charge was arrested by Patiala police for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites against MP Dharamvira Gandhi, on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Sandeep Bhandu handling IT department. Complainant Atul Bahadur office Secretary of MP Dharamvira Gandhi said that on 6 Oct someone has created his