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International community must accommodate India into NPT: Tewari

International community must accommodate India into NPT: Tewari

WASHINGTON: The international community must accommodate India into the NPT as a nuclear weapons State, a senior Congress leader has said, citing India’s impeccable track record. Signed on July 1, 1968, the Treaty on the Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) came into force on March 5, 1970. The treaty defines nuclear weapons states as

HC dismisses AAP leader's plea in defamation case by Majithia

HC dismisses AAP leader’s plea in defamation case by Majithia

HC dismisses AAP leader’s plea in defamation case by Majithia Chandigarh – The Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan’s plea seeking quashing of proceedings of a defamation case against him by former Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. The High Court found the petition “hopelessly” without merit

Punjab farmers not being paid timely, alleges Aman Arora

Punjab farmers not being paid timely, alleges Aman Arora

Punjab farmers not being paid timely, alleges Aman Arora Chandigarh – The opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimed in a statement that paddy growers in Punjab were not being paid in a timely manner. The statement quoted AAP state co-president Aman Arora as saying that the issue of delayed payment was brought to his

With Khaira under fire, Punjab Govt plans to prepone Vidhan Sabha session

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana : – As the opposition Party- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on backfoot over the summons issued to Leader of Opposition (LOP) Sukhpal Khaira by Fazilka Court in drugs case, the government has preponed the Assembly session in November. Every year the Assembly session convened in December but this time the three

14 Aam Aadmi Party lawmakers want action against dissenters

14 Aam Aadmi Party lawmakers want action against dissenters

14 Aam Aadmi Party lawmakers want action against dissenters Chandigarh – Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira’s suspected links with a convicted drug smuggler grew wider on Tuesday, with 14 of the party’s 20 lawmakers asking for action against dissenters. Fourteen AAP lawmakers met on Tuesday to

Complaint filed against Khaira to ED over increase in property

Complaint filed against Khaira to ED over increase in property

Complaint filed against Khaira to ED over increase in property  Jalandhar – A local NGO on Tuesday lodged a complaint against Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira with Enforcement Directorate (ED) Jalandhar, blaming him of increasing his property through illegal means in the last 10 years. Chairman of Sarv Sukh Seva Mission,

Kumar Vishwas vs Kejriwal-Sisodia: The rift widens

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party was a dream that thousands of people breathed life into. Among them were three close friends — Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas. As AAP turns five this month, it seems unlikely that the trio will ever be a cohesive group again. Recent developments indicate that the rift

Captain Amarinder responsible for poor law and order situation: AAP

Captain Amarinder responsible for poor law and order situation: AAP

Captain Amarinder responsible for poor law and order situation: AAP. Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday criticised Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for turning a blind eye to the depleted law and order situation in Punjab and politicising the police administration for the convenience of Congress leaders. AAP condemned the daylight killing of Hindu Sangarsh Sena

AAP outrightly rejects meagre MSP increase

AAP outrightly rejects meagre MSP increase

AAP outrightly rejects meagre MSP increase. Aam Aadmi Party has stated that it outrightly rejects the meagre increase of Rs 110 per quintal MSP of wheat and in the same breath condemns high GST rates on farm machinery.In a statement released here on Wednesday, the Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira severely reprimanded the Modi government

Draconian move to shut over 800 schools: Khaira

Draconian move to shut over 800 schools: Khaira

Draconian move to shut over 800 schools: Khaira. The Leader of Opposition (LoP) and Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday termed the Congress government’s decision to merge schools with less than 20 students as an extreme retrograde step and blatant violation of Right to Free Education RTE Act 2009, for the underprivileged and

Capt promoting halqa incharges in disguise of social observers : Mann

Capt promoting halqa incharges in disguise of social observers : Mann

Capt promoting halqa incharges in disguise of social observers : Mann. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab president and Sangrur MP, Bhagwant Mann has strongly condemned Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab for forcibly imposing the rejected leaders on the people of Punjab just the way SAD-BJP government did earlier. Mann said by asking the rejected

AAP submits memos to DCs against 'harassment' of farmers

AAP submits memos to DCs against ‘harassment’ of farmers

AAP submits memos to DCs against ‘harassment’ of farmers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday submitted memorandums to deputy commissioners in each district of Punjab against alleged “undue harassment” of farmers by the government in the name of stubble burning.In a joint statement, AAP state president Bhagwant Mann, co-president Aman Arora and the leader of Opposition

Time for Congress to rejoice, SAD-BJP to introspect and AAP to go humble

Time for Congress to rejoice, SAD-BJP to introspect and AAP to go humble

Time for Congress to rejoice, SAD-BJP to introspect and AAP to go humble. Defeating his nearest rival-BJP nominee Swaran Salaria with a margin of 1.93 lakh votes in Gurdaspur bypoll, Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Sunday rekindled the hope of his party to mark a resurgence at the country’s political map.Projected as an ‘outsider’ and

All preparations in place for Gurdaspur by-election result today

All preparations in place for Gurdaspur by-election result today

All preparations in place for Gurdaspur by-election result today. All necessary arrangements for the counting of votes for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll have been made and the results will be out on Sunday, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer V K Singh said on Saturday. The by-poll, held on October 11, is seen as a barometer for

In name of stubble burning, Punjab govt harassing farmers: AAP

Chandigarh, Oct 14, Punjab’s main opposition party AAP today accused the Congress government of “harassing” farmers in the name of stubble burning. The party said it will, on October 16, submit memorandums to the deputy commissioners at each district in the state to seek stoppage of alleged undue harassment of farmers.“AAP MLAs and other office

Aam Aadmi Party dissolves Gurdaspur and Pathankot District Units

Aam Aadmi Party dissolves Gurdaspur and Pathankot District Units, party officials announced today. The Party dissolves its Pathankot and Gurdaspur districts’ organisational units with immediate effect. This announcement made by party’s State Secretary Gulshan Chhabra comes after the polling for Gurdaspur parliamentary bye-poll and ahead of the result. Chhabra said that feedback would be procured

Kejriwal's stolen car found in Ghaziabad

Kejriwal’s stolen car found in Ghaziabad

Kejriwal stolen car found in Ghaziabad: New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s car, which was stolen from here two days ago was found abandoned in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, early on Saturday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that the Uttar Pradesh police found the car and informed their Delhi counterparts. The Delhi Police was

After AAP, now congress gives support to stubble burn

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, 13 October : – After the AAP, the ruling congress in Punjab has also supported to the stubble burning. Interestingly, the National Green Tribunal has asked to Punjab Government to arrange alternative steps like machinery or bonus to farmers for not burning subbles. President of Punjab Congress, Sunil Jakhar told that the

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates. Following hectic scheduling over the past few weeks owing to Gurdaspur Parliamentary constituency by-poll, it seems like their is no respite for the weary as now the focus shifts to October 15 and the three main contenders are keeping their fingers crossed as they hope for an favourable

Vote for candidate with a clean image: Chhotepur

Vote for candidate with a clean image: Chhotepur

Vote for candidate with a clean image: Chhotepur. Apna Punjab Party (APP) president Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Saturday gave a call to Gurdaspur voters to vote for a candidate with a clean image. Though he refrained from naming the candidate but his response gave a hint that he is tilting towards the Congress candidate and PPCC