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Two state AAP leaders, 43 associates join SAD

Two state AAP leaders, 43 associates join SAD

Two state AAP leaders, 43 associates join SAD Amritsar – Two Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, along with 43 of their supporters, on Thursday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) here in the presence of its president Sukhbir Singh Badal, a party statement said.The AAP’s former Majha Zone president Kanwalpreet Singh Kaki and former Backward Caste wing chairman

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings. Amritsar – Criticising the Punjab Police for allegedly failing to ensure fair trial of UK national Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi, an accused in target killing in the state, Aam Aadmi Party Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Sunday dared the Amarinder government to prove the ISI

Rejection of nomination papers provokes SAD-BJP AAP to join hands

Rejection of nomination papers provokes SAD-BJP AAP to join hands

The main opposition parties including Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – BJP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday provoked on the issue of rejection of nomination papers of all party candidates in a particular ward. SAD-BJP and AAP party workers staged a massive protest and gheraoed the DC Office here on Thursday. The District President of

Several Congress leaders get gunmen in Ludhiana

Several Congress leaders get gunmen in Ludhiana

Several Congress leaders get gunmen in Ludhiana. The tall claims of government and ruling Congress party of ending VIP culture in state comes under fire after the government provides Police security cover to several leaders in Ludhiana. Interestingly, the majority of leaders have taken gunman from Punjab Police as status symbol. During the campaigning of

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Opposition MLAs stage walkout 3 times

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Opposition MLAs stage walkout 3 times

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Opposition MLAs stage walkout 3 times. Chandigarh – Three walkouts marked the concluding day of Punjab Vidhan Sabha’s Winter Session on Wednesday. MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the SAD-BJP staged walkout three times protesting against the Congress government on various issues during the Zero Hour and ensuring debate on various Bills. MLAs

Captain bemoans wasting of public money, time

Captain Amarinder bemoans wasting of public money, time

Captain Amarinder bemoans wasting of public money, time. Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lambasted the opposition for wasting public money and precious time of the House by disrupting the Question Hour and not allowing the Assembly to function. Talking to media persons outside the Vidhan Sabha after a disruptive Opposition made

Punjab MLAs to declare movable properties on January 1

Punjab MLAs to declare movable properties on January 1

Punjab MLAs to declare movable properties on January 1 CHANDIGARH: All MLAs in Punjab will have to declare their immovable properties on January 1 every year under a new bill passed by the state assembly on Tuesday. The main opposition Aam Aadmi Party welcomed the Punjab Legislative Assembly (Salaries and Allowances of Members) Amendment Bill,

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Noisy scenes mar House proceedings

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Noisy scenes mar House proceedings

Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Noisy scenes mar House proceedings Chandigarh – The Punjab Assembly saw noisy scenes on Tuesday as opposition AAP legislators demanded a CBI probe into an alleged audio clip in which a lawyer is purportedly heard seeking money on behalf of a High Court judge to decide a case against AAP Leader of Opposition

Capt refuses to comment on allegations against Bains brother

Capt refuses to comment on allegations against Bains brother

Capt refuses to comment on allegations against Bains brother CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday refused to comment on allegations levelled by Ludhiana MLA Simarjit Singh Bains against former Deputy Advocate General and former PCS officer. Bains has also alleged that a sitting judge was involved in influencing the drug related case of

PM Modi attacks Congress

‘I sold tea, not the nation’: PM Modi attacks Congress

 PM Modi attacks Congress: Latching on to the Congress, more than twice, taking reference to his beginning as a tea vendor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the grand old party over the numerous scams that allegedly took place under the UPA’s tenure. The prime minister said he might have sold tea to earn a living,

Arvind Kejriwal

What Pakistan couldn’t do in 70 years, BJP did in 3 years: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party saying the saffron party is doing what Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) could not do in 70 years. Kejriwal accused the BJP of dividing the nation on communal lines under the garb of patriotism. “Pakistan’s biggest dream is

AAP set to be on back foot due to Khaira controversy

AAP set to be on back foot due to Khaira controversy

AAP set to be on back foot due to Khaira controversy Chandigarh – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs will be faced with an embarrassing situation in the Vidhan Sabha during its Winter Session, beginning Monday when they will have to face the assault of SAD-BJP and Congress MLAs due to serious drug related allegations against

SAD-BJP seek Khaira's removal as Leader of opposition in assembly

SAD-BJP seek Khaira’s removal as Leader of opposition in assembly

SAD-BJP seek Khaira’s removal as Leader of opposition in assembly Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and BJP on Wednesday urged the Punjab Governor to immediately remove’ AAP legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira from the post of leader of opposition in Punjab assembly as he has been summoned by a Fazilka court in an alleged drug

AAP leaders distribute potatoes to people for free in protest against govt

AAP leaders distribute potatoes to people for free in protest against govt

AAP leaders distribute potatoes to people for free in protest against govt Ferozepur – Aam Aadmi Party and Lok Insaaf Party jointly lodged their protest to save potato growers in the state on Monday and distributed potatoes free-of-cost to residents outside the DAC at Ferozepur. The leaders of both parties urged the state and the Centre

SAD to submit memorandum to Governor demanding Khaira's sacking

SAD to submit memorandum to Governor demanding Khaira’s sacking

CHANDIGARH: A high level SAD-BJP delegation led by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal will call on Governor V P Singh Badnore on November 22 and press upon him to sack leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira immediately. Disclosing this here on Monday, party senior president Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said the SAD-BJP delegation would present

Badal reiterates demand for Khaira's resignation

Badal reiterates demand for Khaira’s resignation

Chandigarh – Five-time Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal on Monday said leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira should tender his resignation immediately on moral and ethical grounds even as he maintained that this had been his consistent stand on this issue. In a statement here, Badal said, “The fact of

Arora welcomes Capt Amarinder's decision to contest elections again

Arora welcomes Capt Amarinder’s decision to contest elections again

Arora welcomes Capt Amarinder’s decision to contest elections again. Chandigarh – The co-president of Aam Aadmi Party and MLA from Sunam Aman Arora has written a letter to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh welcoming his decision to contest Vidhan Sabha elections in 2022. The letter reads: “While wishing you a healthy and long life, I as

Khaira trying to cover up his misdeeds: Cheema

Khaira trying to cover up his misdeeds: Cheema Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked AAP leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira to desist from trying to cover up his tracks with statements aimed at deflecting attention from his misdeeds for which he had been declared an accused by a court of law. In a

Youth Akali Dal holds dharnas, burns effigies of Sukhpal Khaira

Youth Akali Dal holds dharnas, burns effigies of Sukhpal Khaira

CHANDIGARH: Youth Akali Dal (YAD) on Saturday escalated its campaign for immediate arrest of the leader of the opposition, Sukhpal Singh Khaira by holding a dharna simultaneously in all district headquarters across the state for abetting heroin and arms smuggling, for which he has been accused by a Fazlika court.YAD activists burned effigies of Sukhpal

Parleys begin for the Municipal Corporation elections in Royal City

Parleys begin for the Municipal Corporation elections in Royal City

Patiala – Even as the state government is to make a formal announcement to conduct the Municipal Corporation elections in the state, the parleys have begun in the political circles over the matter. Interestingly even the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is yet to make a formal announcement regarding the party to contest or not to contest