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Modi takes sea-plane from Sabarmati to visit Ambaji Temple

Ahmedabad, Dec 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a sea-plane from the Sabarmati River here to Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district on the last day of campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly polls. Modi boarded the single-engine sea-plane from near the Sardar Bridge connecting the old city with Ahmedabad West, the first-ever

Pakistani President calls National Assembly session for interim PM election

After the Pakistani Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the country’s Prime Minister, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the National Assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister.The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is set to nominate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister following Nawaz Sharif’s

Amit Shah to meet seers tomorrow in Rajasthan

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS BJP national president Amit Shah will be meeting seers tomorrow to take their feedback and seek their “blessings” for the assembly elections in Rajasthan, the party said today. Shah arrived here today on a three-day visit to review the

TN oppn display banned tobacco products in Assembly

For all the Latest news download Daily Post News app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The DMK led by M K Stalin today created a furore in the Tamil Nadu Assembly when its members held up sachets of banned tobacco products, which prompted the Speaker to refer the opposition party’s actions to the Privileges

'Khalsa university' bill passed in assembly

‘Khalsa university’ bill passed in assembly

Bill has passed in Vidhan Sabha to end the recognition of Khalsa University. Bill passed with consensus. But the opposition party was absent during this. Akali Government had given recognition of University to Khalsa


The Tamil Nadu assembly to meet on June 14

The Tamil Nadu Assembly will meet for its next session on June 14. Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao has ‘summoned’ the Assembly to meet at 10 AM on June 14, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretary (in-charge) K Boopathy said in a release. The session is likely to witness the debate on grants for various departments. The

Amritsar LS bye-poll overshadowed assembly elections

Amritsar LS bye-poll overshadowed by assembly elections

Amritsar: This is one election that does not seem to be happening, at least for now, for people in Amritsar district. With the stakes for the assembly elections in Punjab being much higher this time, not many people in Amritsar seem to be even aware that the a Lok Sabha bye-election will be simultaneously held

SAD (Amritsar) to contest upcoming assembly polls on ‘cart’ symbol

Fatehgarh Sahib : Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) will contest upcoming Punjab Assembly election on ‘cart’ symbol. The party’s chief spokesperson Iqbal Singh Tiwana informed that SAD (Amritsar) led by former IPS Simranjit Singh Mann is active in politics of Punjab and other parts of country from long time as unregistered party. Now Election Commission of

SAD MLA from Phillaur assembly segment, Avinash Chander resigns from Punjab assembly and SAD

Jalandhar: Chander, who was second time MLA, as earlier he won from Kartarpur assembly segment, was ignored by the party and he was replaced by Baldev Singh Khehra, who recently joined SAD after leaving BSP. Chander is yet to unveil his political cards, but was left with no option other than leaving the SAD. Avinash

SYL row: Special session of Punjab Assembly tomorrow

Chandigarh: A special session of the PunjabAssembly has been convened tomorrow in the wake of the Supreme Court declaring as “unconstitutional” the 2004 law enacted by the state government to terminate the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water sharing agreement with neighbouring states. Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will come out with a strategy that will

No point in calling assembly session when previous law not approved: Sunil Jakhar

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress vice president and chief spokesperson Sunil Jakhar on Monday questioned the purpose of calling special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha when the earlier law passed unanimously in March last is yet to get the Governor’s approval. Asserting that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was trying to befool the people of

SAD gears support General J J among Patiala

SAD plans series of public programmes before Assembly polls

Chandigarh:  Shiromani Akali Dal has lined upa series of public programmes in the build up to next year’s Assembly election even as party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has been entrusted with taking key decisions including finalising the party candidates. The decisions were taken in the meeting of the party’s core committee today chaired by the

Congress would be totally wiped out in the ensuing assembly election: Majithia

MAJITHA: Lashing at the Congress Party for its announcement to stage protest marches in protest to the Prime Minister’s Punjab visit, Mr. Bikram Singh Majitha, Revenue and Information and Public Relations Minister today said that congress party is totally confused after realizing that the credibility of Punjab Congress Chief Captain Amarinder Singh is eroding at


Congress may have new look ahead of assembly polls

Patiala : The Congress party is in a complete different mode these days and it seems as if it wants to give itself a more younger look and for which it has already pulled up its socks ahead of the polls. The highly covert sources in the party on the condition of the anonymity told

Assembly round-up: Amid lots of noise, lots of business too takes place

Chandigarh:The last session of the 14th Punjab Vidhan Sabha may have ended on stormy note last week (September 14) with a serious confrontation between the treasury benches and Congress opposition on a host of issues, but on the whole, the assembly transacted important legislative business during its five-year tenure. Despite stormy proceedings, most of its

Opposition Congress legislators ‘sleep’ in Punjab assembly

Chandigarh: Protesting against the ruling SAD-BJP government in Punjab, opposition Congress legislators spent their night in the assembly here and will stay in it till Wednesday morning when the house assembles again. “All the Congress legislators participated in the day-long protest over the Speaker’s refusal to allow our members to speak on a no-confidence motion,”

For error-free voter lists, BLOs to get tablets in assembly polls

Election Commissioner of India A K Joti on Monday said that to ensure ‘error free voter lists’ with correct voter’s name, address and photographs, the Booth Level Officers (BLOs) would be provided with tablets and smart phones so that all documents of the voters could be checked. Joti said that making voter lists was a

Assembly passes Bill for parole to prisoners

Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday passed the Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Bill, 2016. Though some of Congress MLAs had reservations about the provisions of the bill, the treasury benches managed to get the bill passed. Rubbishing the allegations of the Opposition that the bill was intended to get some criminals out on

SAD releases first list of 21 candidates for UP Assembly polls

Patiala: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today announced a list of 21 candidates  for 2017  Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The list as follow: Dharminder Singh – Ghaziabad Sukhwinder Singh Happy – Bilaspur (Rampur) Gurpreet Singh Bagga – Saharanpur Tejwant Singh Raina – Jhansi Smt. Raj Rai Singh – Pilibhit Sh. Rai Singh – Pallia Jaswant Singh

Assembly commences with tributes to 16 departed souls

Punjab Assembly’s monsoon session began on Thursday with the House paying tributes to 16 eminent personalities who passed away recently, including the wife of senior BJP leader L K Advani.As the House assembled on the opening day, Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal mentioned about the deaths of Kamla Advani, eight freedom fighters, two former MLAs among