Dec 17

Hoshiarpur MC Elections results 2017

Hoshiarpur: Damandeep Singh of Congress from ward 26 winsAjit Singh Bhatia of congress wins from ward 30 Vijay Madan of Congress wins from ward

Bibi Jagir Kaur targeted Congress
Bibi Jagir Kaur targeted Congress in Begowal

Bibi Jagir Kaur targeted Congress in Begowal. She alleged Congress of forcefulness regarding casting of votes.Meanwhile, Allegations have been done on Congress in Ward No. 14 .Former cabinet Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra and other Senior Akali leader reached on the

Municipal Corporation election 2017
Municipal Corporation election 2017: EVM machine not working in Jalandhar

Municipal Corporation election 2017: EVM were not working in two wards during Municipal Corporation election 2017 in Jalandhar. One in ward no 52 and another one in Doaba College at ward no.8. New EVM machine brought in ward no. 52. Voting process has been stopped for a while in Doaba

Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla
Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla

Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla Chandigarh – Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla on Saturday accused the Congress government in the state of failing to spend Rs 115 crore meant for Scheduled Caste students under a scholarship scheme. The Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment charged the

Close fight between Cong, SAD-BJP
Close fight between Cong, SAD-BJP

Jalandhar – As the Municipal Corporation elections campaign concluded on Friday, the wards will go to polls on Sunday. The battle is between the traditional rivals SAD-BJP and Congress as AAP has failed to make it a triangular battle. A close fight is predicted between SAD-BJP and Congress in Jalandhar Municipal Corporation elections. All the

5.97 lakh voters to elect Jalandhar civic bodies
5.97 lakh voters to elect Jalandhar civic bodies

Jalandhar – With 5.97 lakh city voters electing the next Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) and Mayor, it would be a litmus test for the new civic body to lead the development agenda, as fund crunch was the major headache for the ruling congress government.Though Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had rolled out Rs 363.43 crore development

MC elections: SAD candidate Bhatia's stand with Oberoi
MC elections: SAD candidate Bhatia’s stand with Oberoi

MC elections: SAD candidate Bhatia’s stand with Oberoi Jalandhar: In an interesting development, the official SAD candidate from ward number 51 Balwinder Kaur Bhatia Saturday finally agreed to sit in favour of former deputy mayor Arvinder Kaur Oberoi.Arvinder Kaur Oberoi, an Akali leader was in fray for MC Elections as an independent candidate, after SAD

Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla targets Punjab Government

Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla targets Punjab Government: Punjab BJP president Vijay Sampla addressed the media during press conference at Chandigarh. Punjab BJP president held a Conference on the occasion of completing 9 months of government. During the press conference Sampla targetted Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh. Vijay Sampla said that Captain did not fulfill any

Congress, BJP supporters indulge in fisticuffs

JALANDHAR: High drama was witnessed late on Tuesday night, after the supporters of Congress candidate Jagdish Samrai and BJP candidate Ravi Mahindru from ward number 78 indulged in a clash. While Jagdish Samrai said that Ravi Mahindru came with his supporters in four cars and slapped him, Ravi Mahindru claimed that Samrai’s supporters locked up

MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist!
MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist!

MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist! Jalandhar(Kusum Arora, December 13) – The Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) elections might be all about local issues but it is the neighbouring state of Haryana, which is giving a political twist to the polls! It might sound strange but this time, MC elections campaign material from Haryana was ruling

Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign
Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign

Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign Jalandhar – With barely four days to go for the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) elections and political parties picking pace with campaigning, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates were lagging behind in a heightened campaigning in the city. The AAP has fielded 46 candidates in the total

Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh
Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh

JALANDHAR: Civil Judge (Senior Division) cum Secretary District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Gurmeet Tiwana on Saturday said that any person who was a victim of one or another mishap/crime could avail compensation under Victims Compensation scheme by simply filing an application with the Authority. Interacting with the media persons at the Alternative Dispute Resolution centre in

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal
IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

Kapurthala – Air Marshal NJS Dhillon of Western Command on Saturday said that Indian Air force(IAF) is fully equipped to face any foreign aggression and there is a meager possibility of any foreign aggression against India. Air Marshal Dhillon who was the chief guest of the function and he laid wreath Saikap Smriti sthal situated in

Akali Dal workers stage protest
Akali Dal workers stage protest: Kapurthala-Tarn-Taran Road Jam

Akali Dal workers stage protest: Kapurthala-Tarn-Taran Road Jammed by Akali Dal workers. SAD leaders and workers staged protest against Congress on Bias bridge. This protest is staged under the lead of Upinderjit kaur.After launching verbal attacks on the state police at Mallanwala, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal also announced extension of the party’s

Man suspected to be working for Pak's ISI arrested
Man suspected to be working for Pak’s ISI arrested

Man suspected to be working for Pak’s ISI arrested. Batala – Punjab Police today claimed to have arrested a man suspected to be working for Pakistani spy agency ISI. On getting a secret information, station house officer of Sadar police station, Mukhtar Singh, set up a check-barrier near Purian Khurad village and arrested the accused, Gurmukh Singh.Senior Superintendent

Two under-trials escape from Phagwara Sub-jail

Two under-trials escape from Phagwara Sub-jail: Two under-trials escaped from the Phagwara Sub-jail today after throwing tea and pepper in the eyes of prison staff while the third was overpowered by jail personnel. Deputy Superintendent Sub-Jail Gurpreet Singh identified the duo as Amanpreet Kumar of village Bhabiana and Rajwinder Singh of Samrai. While Amanpreet was arrested on

SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51
SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51

SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51. Jalandhar – Blame it on BJP’s sway or internal rivalry, SAD candidate and ex-Deputy Mayor Arvinder Kaur Oberoi lost her ticket from ward number 51 on Tuesday. SAD candidate Arvinder Kaur, who enjoyed a considerable support in her area and her ex-councilor husband Kuldeep Oberoi have

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 5) – As many as 53 nomination papers were filed by various candidates on Tuesday for Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) elections, Municipal Committees of Bhogpur and Goraya besides Nagar Panchayats of Nurmahal and Shahkot.A spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer Jalandhar said that 28 candidates filed

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
Punjab Congress Releases 3 more MC Poll candidates list

Chandigarh, December 5 The Punjab Congress has released three more lists of candidates for the forthcoming MC elections in the state, announcing 25 more names from Patiala and 79 from Jalandhar. According to a party spokesperson, with the announcement of 25 names today, candidates for 56 of the 60 wards in Patiala have been declared,

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls
Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls: Chandigarh, The state election committee of BJP Punjab today announced the names of over 100 candidates for Jalandhar Municipal Corporation and 23 other municipalities. The meeting was chaired by Punjab BJP chief and Union minister Vijay Sampla here.Others who attended the meeting included national secretary Tarun