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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

SAD asks govt to act against Khaira if a ‘member of drug cartel’

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal today asked the Punjab government to act against Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira if it considers him a member of international drug cartel.’ In a statement issued here, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, national spokesman of the SAD, said: “It is strange to see that Punjab government has filed an

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Sangrur – Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated a ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra’ in Sunam, about 15-km from here. This is the fourth ‘Kaushal Kendra’ in Punjab. These training centres are being established to skill the unskilled population of the country. Inaugurating the centre, Harsimrat said: “These centres will opened

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

NEW DELHI: The Central government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate

“We demand justice for those who brought justice to our country”

“We demand justice for those who brought justice to our country”

SAS Nagar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Alleging central government of not giving the status of martyr to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Jabar Virodhi Sangarsh committee announced hunger strike for indefinite time. 10 members of the committee including president Jaswant Singh Bharta today staged a protest at native village of Bhagat Singh at Khatkar Kallan. President

Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party

Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Facing setbacks in last few days, the AAP, Punjab has suffered a setback again today, when it’s State General Secretary Palwinder Kaur has resigned from the party. Talking to Daily Post, she told that AAP too has ignored the interest of Schedule Caste community and now there is no difference between other traditional

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment

AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment

AAP ward president arrested for protesting against encroachment Ludhiana – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Youth leader and ward 69 president Gurkaran Singh Tinna was arrested when he was on the way to protest against the illegal encroachment in Public Mark in Model town extension on Thursday. Tinna was later released on bail. AAP district President

Traders protest Delhi sealing drive

Traders protest Delhi sealing drive

Members of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party’s trade wing took part in a ‘katora’ (cup) march at the Karol Bagh market here on Tuesday in protest against the Municipal Corporation of Delhi‘s sealing drive. They were supported by traders, industrialists and transporters who have suffered huge losses because of sealing and demonetisation.The protesters burnt paper cut-outs

President Kovind approves disqualification

President Kovind approves disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

Twenty Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, accused of holding the ‘office of profit’, were disqualified from the Delhi Assembly on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved the Election Commission of India’s (ECI) recommendation in the matter. Earlier in the day, Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that the AAP had not been given an opportunity by the ECI to explain its

EC wants 20 AAP MLAs disqualified

EC wants 20 AAP MLAs disqualified

EC wants 20 AAP MLAs disqualified: New Delhi (Jan 19) The Election Commission is understood to have recommended disqualification of 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on grounds of holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries.The Election Commission gave its opinion to the President on a complaint by the Congress in June 2016, seeking disqualification of

AAP asks CM to accept Rana Gurjit Singh's resignation

AAP asks CM to accept Rana Gurjit Singh’s resignation

AAP asks CM to accept Rana Gurjit Singh’s resignation Chandigarh – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday demanded that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh accept the resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, accused by the opposition of illegally bagging sand mining contracts. “It is imperative that the man (Rana Gurjit Singh) be dropped

Ludhiana: Illegal hoarding deface city walls

Ludhiana: Illegal hoarding deface city walls

Ludhiana: Illegal hoarding deface city walls Ludhiana – As the Municipal Corporation elections are likely to be held in the first week of February, an umpteen number of political posters are on the walls in city the that have made the face of Ludhiana city ugly. Municipal Corporation has turned a blind eye towards these

Farmers, AAP leaders, workers held for protesting against govt

Farmers, AAP leaders, workers held for protesting against govt

Farmers, AAP leaders, workers held for protesting against govt Mansa – Hundreds of farmers and AAP activists showed black flags and raised slogans to mark their protest on Sunday at the grain market in Mansa as Punjab government began a farm debt waiver scheme for a section of marginal, debt-ridden farmers in the state. Various

aap rs nominee

Maken seeks rejection of AAP’s RS nominee who holds office of profit

The Congress on Saturday demanded rejection of the candidature of AAP nominee N.D. Gupta in the Rajya Sabha election from Delhi on the ground he holds office of profit as a trustee of the National Pension System. “(The) Congress has filed objection at scrutiny of candidate N.D. Gupta,” Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken tweeted. He