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Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday asked Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar to stop sham protests on the issue of lowering taxes on petrol and diesel and instead put pressure on the Congress government to slash VAT on these petroleum products to give an instantaneous relief of Rs 20

Congress govt playing with lives of farmers: Sukhbir

Congress govt playing with lives of farmers: Sukhbir

Congress govt playing with lives of farmers: Sukhbir Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said Congress government was playing with the lives of Punjab farmers by proposing to implement a fraudulent crop loan waiver which left out genuine beneficiaries and demanded it be scrapped and replaced with a comprehensive waiver

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol

SAD to contest zila parishad, panchayat Samiti elections on party symbol Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday decided to contest the forthcoming zila parishad and panchayat Samiti elections on the party symbol, even as it decided to establish its party offices in all districts of the state. Presiding over a meeting of General

Chandumajra blames state govt for pending projects in Punjab

Chandumajra blames state govt for pending projects in Punjab

Chandumajra blames state govt for pending projects in Punjab ANANDPUR SAHIB.: The extension of National Fertilizer Limited (NFL) factory at Naya Nangal stopped because the state government did not release Rs 260 crore for the project. In addition to this, the railway line project that could connect two Takhats of Sikh Panth, Anandpur Sahib and

SAD condemns banks’ dhanas outside defaulting farmers' houses

SAD condemns banks’ dhanas outside defaulting farmers’ houses

SAD condemns banks’ dhanas outside defaulting farmers’ houses. CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday strongly condemned the Congress government for insulting and demeaning farmers by instructing bank officials to hold dharnas in front of their houses to force them to repay their bank dues. In a press release, former minister and Vice President

SAD-BJP delegates met State Election Commissioner

Chandigarh: SAD-BJP delegates met State Election Commissioner

SAD-BJP delegates met State Election Commissioner: SAD-BJP leaders reached to meet Election commissioner in Chandigarh. SAD-BJP leaders met to complained against the workers(goons) of Captain Government.They reached to complaint regarding Congress government. Congress government alleged for booth capturing in

Harsimrat Badal's statement on Congress's booth capturingHarsimrat Badal's statement on Congress's booth capturing

Harsimrat Badal’s statement on Congress’s booth capturing

Harsimrat Badal statement Congress booth capturing: Punjab Municipal Corporation election at three district of Punjab are going on. Harsimrat Kaur Badal given statement on Congress’s booth capturing.She said that, “Demise of Democracy in Captain’s Govt. Congress wants to win elections by power, she

Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla

Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla

Govt failed to spend Rs 115 crore meant for SC students: Sampla Chandigarh – Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla on Saturday accused the Congress government in the state of failing to spend Rs 115 crore meant for Scheduled Caste students under a scholarship scheme. The Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment charged the

For the good-luck of state, Punjab to start lucky game soon

For the good-luck of state, Punjab to start lucky game soon

For the good-luck of state, Punjab to start lucky game soon. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, December 14) : For the good-luck of state, the Punjab Government has decided to start lucky game ( On-line lottery) soon. Confirming it, the Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told that with the restarting of closed lotteries, the state will able to

Ldh industrialists come together against discrimination on power issues

Ldh industrialists come together against discrimination on power issues. Ludhiana – Blasting the all claims of Congress government, plethora number of industrial organization came down on one platform and conducted conference by All Industries and Trade Forum of Punjab against the discriminatory decisions of the government in regard to power issues here on Monday. Decision were taken

SAD leaders blocked the main road at Balongi

SAD leaders blocked the main road at Balongi

SAD leaders blocked main road Balongi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders and workers blocked the main road at Balongi to protest the alleged registration of false cases against party leaders.The protest is going under the leadership of SAS Nagar President NK Sharma, Akali Worker Capt. Tejinderpal Singh and Ranjit Singh Gill.NK Sharma said that protests

SAD leaders blocked the National Highway in Ludhiana

SAD leaders blocked the National Highway in Ludhiana

SAD leaders blocked National Highway: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders and workers blocked the National Highway No 1 at Ladowal Chowk in Ludhiana district to protest the alleged registration of false cases against party leaders.Senior Akali leaders, including Sahnewal MLA Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, former MLAs Manpreet Singh Ayali, Ranjit Singh Dhillon, Hira Singh Gabria along

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

Congress is anti-farmer, anti-Dalit: SAD

Congress is anti-farmer, anti-Dalit: SAD

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday said the Congress government had run away from discussing emergent people issues including the farm crisis and denial of social welfare benefits to Dalits and poor because the party had nothing to show by way of performance. Former ministers Parminder Singh Dhindsa and Bikram Singh Majithia said

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,

Did you or did you not agree to steep power tariff hikes in Punjab, Jakhar asks Sukhbir

Chandigarh, October 31 : – Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar has demanded a categorical statement from Sukhbir Singh Badal on whether or not he had agreed to the power tariff hike under the UDAY scheme, and has sought an unequivocal apology from the Akali leader to the people of the state for the same. Instead of

Removal of members of arts council called as 'unconstitutional move'

Removal of members of arts council called as ‘unconstitutional move’

The removal of Satinder Satti and Surinder Singh Virdi as chairperson and vice chairperson of the Punjab Kala Parishad (arts council) respectively has made another reason to confront the decision of Congress government. The out going members are called this ‘unconstitutional move’ of the state government. The Congress government recently nominated renowned poet Surjit Patar

Virbhadra's decision not to fight assembly polls creates

Virbhadra’s decision not to fight assembly polls creates

Virbhadra’s decision not to fight assembly polls creates Shimla- Two ministers of Congress government in Himachal Pradesh has announced that they would contest the upcoming assembly polls only under the leadership of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who reportedly decided not fight the elections. After state Animal Husbandry minister Prakash Chowdhary announced that he would

Sand prices doubled in four months, construction works halts

Amarpreet Singh Makkar , Ludhiana:-Sand prices doubled. Despite the auction and operationalised of sand mines in the tenure of Congress government, the prices of sand were doubled as compared to prices in January. With the sky rocketing prices of sand the contraction works- both private and government came to halt.At present the tipper of sand

Is Partap Singh Bajwa now resigning from Rajya Sabha?

Is Partap Singh Bajwa now resigning from Rajya Sabha?

Jalandhar: Rajya Sabha member and senior leader of Congress, Partap Singh Bajwa, can resign? Yes, this question is being asked by the Punjabi community due to the video of Bajwa being viral on social media. In Tarn Taran rally during the election, Bajwa said that if the Congress government comes into existence, then four senior