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BJP straddles Jat heartland

‘BJP mayor candidate Kalia is a fraud, filed false affidavit on oath’

KAINTH ON TUESDAY SENT A COPY OF THE AFFIDAVIT FILED BY KALIA WITH HIS NOMINATIONS FOR CONTESTING THE ELECTIONS, TO BJP HIGH COMMAND, ALLEGING THAT THE KALIA HAD FURNISHED WRONG INFORMATION ON OATH FOR THE SAKE OF CONTESTING ELECTION RAJESH KALIA REBUTS THE ALLIGATION HIMANI BAHUGUNAChandigarhA day after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) party’s Chandigarh

Internal feud forces BJP to put off mayoral candidate name today

Internal feud forces BJP to put off mayoral candidate name today

NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT PRABHAT JHA ON SUNDAY HAD MET COUNCILLORS AND SENIOR PARTY LEADERS. HOWEVER, HE FAILED TO ANNOUNCE THE NAMES OF CANDIDATES OF THE MAYOR, SENIOR DEPUTY MAYOR AND DEPUTY MAYOR HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh As the BJP national vice-president Prabhat Jha failed to announce bring consensus among the BJP councillors to finalise the names

Ludhiana SHO poll candidate

DP Impact: Ludhiana SHO replaced after he threatened poll candidate

‘SHO Prem Singh made a call to husband of candidate of Panchayat Elections and threatened him to withdraw his candidature’ RAJDEEP BENIPAL Ludhiana Days after the Punjab Police Inspector Prem Singh posted as Station House Officer (SHO) at Police Station Dehlon has threatened the husband of Panchayat Election candidate and admitted killing several “Babbar” (Daring people), the cop was shifted to Police lines on the orders of Election Commission. Taking the serious note

MP polls Congress Rahul BJP constituencies Kolra Mungaoli

Congress’ victory in MP by-polls a ‘defeat of misgovernance’: Rahul

Training guns at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that victory of his party in Kolaras and Mungaoli by-polls was ‘defeat of misgovernance in Madhya Pradesh.’The Congress president took to micro-blogging site Twitter and congratulated the people of Madhya Pradesh, voters and Congress workers for winning the by-polls. The Congress Party yesterday bagged the Kolaras along with Mungaoli assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh. It

BJP releases first list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

New Delhi, Nov 17, The BJP today released its first list of candidates for the Gujarat elections, to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The list comprises 70 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.The party has named Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani as its candidate from Rajkot West. Deputy Chief

Prem Kumar Dhumal to be BJP’s CM candidate in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Oct 31, The BJP on Tuesday announced two-time Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal as its chief ministerial candidate in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh. Addressing a public meeting in Sirmaur district, BJP national President Amit Shah said: “Prem Kumar Dhumal would be the chief ministerial face of the BJP. “The state’s ruling Congress has already announced

Cong complains against AAP candidate in Patiala

Patiala:  Congress has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against AAP candidate from Patiala seat for allegedly showing an old survey to “mislead” voters. The party has sought criminal proceedings against Aam Aadmi Party candidate Balbir Singh from Patiala Urban for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct. In a letter written to the

SAD candidate for Kharar Ranjit Gill files nomination

  Mohali: SAD-BJP alliance candidate Ranjit Singh Gill filed his nomination papers for the Kharar seat on Tuesday. After filing nomination Gill claimed that this time the seat would be won by the SAD-BJP combine candidate instead of the Congress. He declared assets worth Rs 24.93 crore and debt on him Rs 58.34 lakh. The

AAP cancels Amritsar (central) candidate

Chandigarh:  Aam Admi Party (AAP) today cancelled the candidature of its Amritsar (central) nominee Prof Darbari Lal after serious allegation of corruption surfaced against him, a party statement said. “After due verification, the party decided to cancel his candidature,” it said. Earlier in the day, AAP state convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi has said that Lal’s

BJP names Asha Jaswal as Mayoral candidate

Rajesh Gupta has been named as Senior Deputy Mayor while Anil Dubey to be Deputy Mayor   Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday announced the names for the post of Mayor, Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor on Friday. Asha Jaswal is the BJP choice for the post of Mayor, Rajesh Gupta as Senior

AAP candidate holds protest

Mohali: AAP Candidate from Mohali, Narinder Shergill along with AAP workers held a protest in phase-6 Mohali at newly built ISBT. Shergill blamed that SAD-BJP led government inaugurated incomplete project to take advantage on the name of development. It is pertinent to mention that AAP workers held this protest march in rain. While addressing workers

Narinder Shergill is Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Mohali

Mohali: Aam Aadmi Party on Monday announced that Narinder Singh Shergill will contest from Mohali segmentin place of Himmat Singh Shergill. Forty-eight years old Narinder Shergill is a farmer and former Sarpanch of Jhingran Kalan village of Kharar. A post graduate, Narinder Shergill joined AAP in 2014 before Lok Sabha elections. Narinder Singh Shergill is

Ticket aspirants meet Kejriwal seeking change of candidate

Kapurthala: A dozen of dejected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) aspirants on Tuesday reportedly met AAP National Convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab party affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh with their supporters to register their protest against the allotment of party ticket to a turncoat. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal stopped at Kapurthala before he could

Farmers oppose AAP candidate H S Phoolka

Ludhiana: A day after the induction of controversial leader Sukhdev Singh Chak Kalan in Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the farmers and their families of Dakha constituency oppose AAP candidate HS Phoolka in elections. The farmers alleged that former Zila Parishad member Sukhdev Singh Chak Kalan has grabbed their land and now AAP has inducted land

Parties announce Mohali candidate, SAD yet to zero in

Mohali: In the 2012 assembly elections, a total 10 candidates contested from Mohali constituency. Sitting MLA from Congress party Balbir Singh Sidhu won the elections second time defeating nine candidates. As far as upcoming elections are concerned, the three main political parties in line are Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Congress and AamAadmi Party. SAD hasn’t

Will declare CM candidate at correct time: Sanjay Singh

Fatehgarh Sahib: Aam Aadmi Party will declare its chief ministerial candidate for Punjab at an appropriate time, party’s Punjab affairs in-charge Sanjay Singh said on Sunday.Sanjay, who along with AAP’s national organisational head Durgesh Pathak paid a visit to Mandi Gobindgarh, residence of senior AAP leader and industrialist Suresh Babli, said if the party is

Capt assures workers about right candidate getting party ticket

State Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday assured the party workers that only the right and deserving candidates will get the party tickets.Interacting with the party workers during the ‘Halke Vich Captain’ programme here on Wednesday, he said, it will be the duty of each and every Congress worker to ensure the

NSUI announces Siya as their presidential candidate in PU

Chandigarh: As the fever of elections has already hit the campus of Panjab University, every party is leaving no stone unturned to lure the voters. Interestingly, NSUI has also played it’s triumph card by announcing Siya Minocha as candidate for presidential post for upcoming PUCSC elections. This is the first time that NSUI has announced a

Mohali:  AAP party Volunteers decided to choose their Independent Candidate

Mohali: AAP volunteers did a meeting in Mohali today, in which they decided if AAP party new candidate Sher Gill name will not be taken back then they will choose their own independent

Now, AAP volunteers protest against Ludhiana (west) candidate

Chandigarh: In a sequence of protests against candidates from Bathinda(R), Payal and Mohali for the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, now some Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers on Thursday objected to the name of Ahbaab Singh Grewal as party’s Ludhiana (west) candidate, claiming that he was not a “winnable candidate”. Volunteers of AAP from Ludhiana (west)