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Punjab Congress chief resigns for losing election

Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar, who lost the Lok Sabha election from Gurdaspur to BJP candidate and actor Sunny Deol, on Monday sent his resignation from the post to party chief Rahul Gandhi.In the resignation, he took moral responsibility for losing his seat and party’s not so outstanding performance in the Congress-ruled state.The Congress has

Everyone has to pay for their crimes: Punjab CM

Everyone has to pay for their crimes: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday vowed to make everyone pay for their crimes, including for the desecration of the holy scriptures to create a communal divide to woo Sikh votes during their rule. Addressing an election rally here in support of Congress candidate Jasbir Singh Dimpa from Khadoor Sahib, Singh sought votes for

Captain counters Modi's charge

Captain counters Modi’s charge

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi singled him out and did not criticise Akali leaders, including Union minister Harsimrat Badal, for not attending an event of the Central government to mark the centenary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Captain Amarinder Singh’s remarks came a day after Modi flayed

Congress announces three more candidates for Lok Sabha poll 2019

Congress announces three more candidates for Lok Sabha poll 2019

Congress party today announced the names of three more candidates for the single phase Lok Sabha election in Punjab on May 19. Dr Amar Singh from has been fielded from Fatehgarh Sahib Jasbir Singh Dimpa from Khadoor Sahib and Mohammad Sadique from Faridkot parliamentary

Rana Gurjit welcomes decision of Captain Amarinder Singh

Congress MLA Rana Gurjit Singh on Thursday welcomed the decision regarding acceptance of his resignation from the Cabinet. Rana Gurjit Singh said that the decision of the party is acceptable to him and he welcomes the decision of the party high command. On the statement given by AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira, Rana Gurjit said that

Cong conspiracy to weaken Sikh institutions has been exposed: Sirsa

Cong conspiracy to weaken Sikh institutions has been exposed: Sirsa

Cong conspiracy to weaken Sikh institutions has been exposed: Sirsa New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has  announced to support decision of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) to reject Congress government appointed Justice Ranjit Singh (retd.) Commission in Punjab to probe sacrilege incidents occurred in the state of Punjab and said

AAP, BJP candidates' kin help out with campaigning

AAP, BJP candidates’ kin help out with campaigning

AAP, BJP candidates’ kin help out with campaigning. Election campaigning is fast becoming a family affair for most politicians as some of the top leaders are falling back on their family members, who are turning out to be good campaign managers. AAP candidate from Gurdaspur, Suresh Khajuria, has got his wife, daughter, son and sister to

Three senior IAS officers transferred by Punjab Govt

21 IAS and 14 PCS Transferred

21 IAS and 14 PCS

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu. With barely few days left for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, the ruling Congress has assigned specific duties to the eight Cabinet ministers and one Member Parliament of the state in the nine Vidhan Sabha seats of the constituency. Disclosing the facts, an official of Congress campaigning team said

Cong wrecking farm economy by imposing abiyana: SAD

Cong wrecking farm economy by imposing abiyana: SAD

Cong wrecking farm economy by imposing abiyana: SAD. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday said the Congress government seemed hell bent on wreaking the farm economy of Punjab by imposing fresh taxes; saying imposition of abiyana (canal water user charges) after failing to implement the Rs 90,000 crore farm loan waiver promise was like sprinking

Congress government fail to run Mid-Day meal

Congress government fail to run Mid-Day meal

Congress government fail to run Mid-Day meal. The Mid-day meal scheme of the government schools that was started to provide healthy lunch to the students has almost reached its end because of the failure of the government. Under the mid-day meal scheme the Central Government sends 60 pc of the expenditure and 40 pc expenditure goes

Congress has failed on all fronts, says Parkash Singh Badal

Congress has failed on all fronts, says Parkash Singh Badal

Congress has failed on all fronts, says Parkash Singh Badal. Former chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Sardar Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said the Congress government has failed on all fronts during the last six months be it political, economic or religious and had not only belied the expectation of the people but

Khaira seeks action from CM against MLA Sikki for encroaching panchayat land

Khaira seeks action from CM against MLA Sikki for encroaching panchayat land

Khaira seeks action from CM against MLA Sikki for encroaching panchayat land   Jalandhar(Kusum Arora, Sept 11) – Following violations, Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Monday sought action against Khadoor Sahib MLA Ramanjit Singh Sikki for illegally encroaching panchayat land, carrying out illegal mining and dumping untreated toxic water from his factory in

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication Ending career stagnation among officials of the water supply and sanitation department by ordering promotions at all levels during the one month, Rural Development and Panchayat and Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Sunday exhorted them to work with total dedication and

Sikh leadership responsible for Dera system: Channi

Sikh leadership responsible for Dera system: Channi

Sikh leadership responsible for Dera system: Channi Ludhiana – The Punjab Government has taken the lead in the Mega Employment Fair, said Charanjit Singh Channi. The Sikh leadership is responsible for creating hostilities in Punjab. During the interaction with the media persons, he said in clear words that the Sikh leadership did not save or

AAP to contest every upcoming election: Dhillon

AAP to contest every upcoming election: Dhillon

AAP to contest every upcoming election: Dhillon Mohali: The Aam Aadmi Party will contest every upcoming election like municipal corporation elections, panchyat election and other every level elections in Punjab state. This has been stated by Dalbir Singh Dhillon, AAP’s zone in-charge Malwa-3 in Mohali on Saturday. He was in Mohali to announce the party’s

BSF officials and Pakistan Rangers celebrate Eid

BSF officials and Pakistan Rangers celebrate Eid

BSF officials and Pakistan Rangers celebrate Eid Amritsar (Neeraj) – At the Attari-Wagha border on the occasion of Eid, BSF and Pakistan rangers gave sweets to each other According to information, at the Attari Border BSF ceremony of sweets exchange was completed under the leadership of commandant Sudeep Kumar. At every festival BSF and Pakistan

Punjab government employees' salary put on hold

Punjab government employees’ salary put on hold

Punjab government employees’ salary put on hold Chandigarh: Captain’s government in Punjab has stopped the salary of 2.5 million government employees. Employees who had come to get salary for month had to go back empty-handed. The salary issue of the entire state has now been put on hold till September 4 due to the arrival

Punjab’s Heritage of crores smuggled: Navjot Sidhu

Punjab’s Heritage of crores smuggled: Navjot Sidhu

Punjab’s Heritage of crores smuggled: Navjot Sidhu Chandigarh – Local government and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has demanded to be investigate cheating of heritage items by top official of state CBI, in a letter to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Sing. He said that the important heritage items by former Director of Tourism, Cultural

Punjab govt goes for digitisation of master plan maps

Punjab govt goes for digitisation of master plan maps

Punjab govt goes for digitisation of master plan maps Chandigarh- The people of Punjab will soon be able to get deemed E-Change of Land Use (CLU) approval of their land with the digitisation and web-based application of the cadastral maps of 23 notified and 21 ongoing master plans. A meeting of the Punjab Regional and Town