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Illegal hoardings

Illegal hoardings of politicians dot city

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana The city is dotted with illegal hoardings mainly of leaders of ruling Party- congress. Ironically, the Congress leaders have even not spared sign boards on main roads of city. However the illegal hoardings were installed from last many days but the officials of Municipal Corporation (MC) have turned blind eye into

Phoolka reiterates to resign on September 17, Party endorses it

Narinder Jagga Phoolka reiterates to resign on September 17, Party endorses it. Aam Aadmi Party is ready to play Sikh religious card in the Punjab. MLA and former leader of Opposition HS Phoolka has reiterated to resign on September 16 before the Sri Harimandir Sahib and later before the Speaker of Assembly on September 17.

AAP lawmaker Aman Arora undergoes dope test in Mohali

AAP lawmaker Aman Arora undergoes dope test in Mohali

Mohali(DP Correspondent): Punjab Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Aman Arora on Thursday underwent a dope test at a Civil Hospital phase-6 in Mohali.  The development comes a day after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered mandatory dope tests of all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their

Amarinder failed to end drug menace as promised: Khaira

Amarinder failed to end drug menace as promised: Khaira

Amritsar – Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday accused Chief Minister Amarinder Singh of failing to end the menace of drugs in the state as promised before winning the state polls. “Amarinder has failed to honour his promise to end drugs menace within four weeks of assuming power,” Khaira said

Sand mining mafia terror: AAP MLA rejects charge of extortion

Sand mining mafia terror: AAP MLA rejects charge of extortion

Sand mining mafia terror: AAP MLA rejects charge of extortion Chandigarh – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa on Saturday rejected the accusation of ‘extorting’ money from those who had attacked him two days ago in Rupnagar district and said he was ready for a CBI probe into it.Talking to reporters here, Sandoa

Attack on MLA, accuses sent to in Police custody for 4 days

Attack on MLA, accuses sent to in Police custody for 4 days

Sri Anandpur Sahib(Narinder Jagga): Sri Anandpur Sahib Court has sent all alleged accuses for four days police custody, in attack on AAP MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa case. Out of five, three were produced in the Court today, while two Ajwinder Singh and Bachitter Singh are absconding. Talking to Reporters, the SSP Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu

AAP holds state-wide protests against attack on MLA

AAP holds state-wide protests against attack on MLA

Chandigarh – The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday burnt effigies and raised slogans against the Congress government in state-wide protests after its legislator Amarjit Singh Sandoa was allegedly attacked by members of a sand mining mafia in Rupnagar district. Sandoa was visiting a quarry on Thursday to verify reports of illegal sand mining in Rupnagar’s

MLA attack: Captain seeks detailed report on assault on AAP MLA

MLA attack: Issue was ransom or illegal mining ?

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Once again a MLA from Aam Aadmi Party, Amarjit Singh Sandoa is under the scanner. He was attacked by mining mafia as he reportedly tried to stop illegal mining at Beihara village in Ropar district, today. But the allegation and counter allegation move the direction of this case from another side also.Journalists from

Referendum 2020 row: Khaira faces ire of AAP's top brass, Arvind refuses to meet

Referendum 2020 row: Khaira faces ire of AAP’s top brass, Arvind refuses to meet

New Delhi/Chandigarh – In soup over his alleged support to ‘Referendum 2020 –a Sikh radicals’ campaign to “liberate’ Punjab, the state’s AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday faced the ire of AAP’s top brass including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who refused to meet him. Beleagured Khaira, who is also the Leader of Opposition in Punjab

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Monday demanded that appropriate legal action under the anti- sedition laws be taken against the AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his open support to the initiatives aimed at dismemberment of the country. The Akali leaders

Will quit politics if proved I have supported referendum: Khaira

Will quit politics if proved I have supported referendum: Khaira

Jalandhar – Leader of Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Sunday lashed out at the opposition parties and said that he never supported the Referendum 2020. “I state categorically that I have never supported the Referendum 2020. I just stated my opinion that a situation like a referendum occurs due to improper policies by

SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira

SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday demanded the registration of a criminal case against AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for indulging in anti-national activities by supporting “Referendum 2020,’ which called for the break-up of India. In a statement here, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said not only was Khaira advocating break up of

Bhagwant Mann rules out alliance with Congress

Bhagwant Mann rules out alliance with Congress

Khanna – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann put a full stop on the speculations of alliance of his party with the Congress on Monday. Reacting to the rumours being spread about poll alliance with the Congress in the state, Mann said that poll alliance with the Congress will not be done. He also said

Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary: CM seeks assistance from Centre

Captain flays AAP for trying to take political mileage over Bargar incident

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has rejected allegations of his government’s failure to resolve Bargari case, pointing out that the Justice (Retd) Ranjit Singh Commission was investigating the various incidents of sacrilege, including Kotakpura incident in Faridkot that led to the death of two persons. Lashing out at certain AAP and other leaders seeking

Having 15,000 members, AAP gets only 1900 votes in Shahkot

Having 15,000 members, AAP gets only 1900 votes in Shahkot

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Shahkot bye-poll cost the AAP and its candidate Rattan Singh Kakar Kalan much. There are approximately 15,000 registered members of the Party in Shahkot, but party could able to achieve only 1900 votes. Uncompiled expenditure report has also expressed more than 11.05 lacs expenses of AAP candidate during election and according to calculation

Shahkot by-polls: 76.60 pc voter turnout seals the fate of 12 candidates

Shahkot by-polls: 76.60 pc voter turnout seals the fate of 12 candidates

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – High enthusiasm was seen as voters resisting the scorching heat wave made through to the polling stations as 76.60 percent polling turnout has been recorded in Shahkot by-election and result will be announced on May 31. The polling held between 7 am to 6 pm, yet the election was a necessity after

LIP leader, seven others booked for trespassing, molestation

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) leader Jasdeep Singh kala Ghawaddi and seven others were booked by Dehlon Police as the accused created ruckus at Guru Nanak College of nursing. The Police have registered case against accused following the complaint of member of college management. The Police have slapped sections 452 (Trespassing), 354 (Assault or

Majithia's filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Majithia’s filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Defamation case filed by Bikram Majithia: AAP Leader Sanjay Singh filed application for permanent exemption in court. Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In defamation case of former Revenue Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, the accused in case appeared in court and filed an application for permanent exemption

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Jalandhar – In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders HS Walia and CD Singh Kamboj on Sunday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bye-poll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems difficult to keep the party unite AAP in Punjab. Although the state unit is going under revamp process, but its leaders have been leaving the party. Party is likely to suffer another jolt, tomorrow as its leader and candidate of Assembly