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Punjab Diary: Zira episode puts Congress in catch-22

CM AND HIS CONGRESS TEAM ARE FINDING TOUGH TO COUNTER THE ALLEGATIONS ABOUT DRUGS IN PUNJAB WHICH HAVE BEEN LEVELED BY NONE OTHER THAN THE RULING PARTY MLA Punjab Congress seems to be in a dilemma from which there is tough escape because of some conflicting conditions which arose when party MLA from Zira constituency

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Maghi Mela Conference: Badal hails Modi, lambasts Congress

RAJAY DEEPMuktsar With the general elections in the country just three months away, former chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal’s chief patron Parkash Singh Badal on Monday claimed that during 80 years of his long political stint he learnt that Congress party was the biggest enemy of Punjab as well as that of the Sikhs.

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer's plight

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer’s plight

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer’s plight. Several Congress MPs on Friday staged a protest outside Parliament premises on Friday, selling potatoes to raise issues concerning Punjab farmers. The Congress parliamentarians, including Sunil Jakhar and Gurjeet Singh Aujla, also raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ignoring the plight of the

Plea against banning 'The Accidental Prime Minister' trailer rejected

‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ star cast Anupam Kher lands in trouble

A lawyer named Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed a petition against Anupam Kher and 14 other members associated with the film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ in a Bihar court. The case was filed against the associated members of the film in Muzaffarpur’s chief judicial magistrate court for mangling with the image of some top people. The

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Congress win in Panchayat Polls victory of Democracy: Captain Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hailed the sweeping Congress victory in just concluded Panchayat polls in the state as a victory of democracy and a clear vindication of his government’s policies. The Chief Minister also congratulated the people of Punjab for ensuring a largely peaceful poll, in which a whopping 80.38% of the

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High drama by congress in assembly session today

Congress raised farmers issue in assembly session. Hooda questioned whether BJP is going to waive farmers’ debt. At first congress walked out of assembly and later came back in the assembly session.Abhay Chautala tried to talk about farmers and small vendors, CM Khattar alleged that he wasting time of session. Inld started sloganeering against BJP

The Accidental Prime Minister: Petitioner says film made to wash minds of voters

The Accidental Prime Minister: Congress demands special screening prior to release

The Accidental Prime Minister: Congress demands special screening prior to release. Maharashtra Youth Congress on Thursday raised objections to Anupam Kher starrer ‘The Accidental Prime Minister,’ and asserted that if the film is released without prior screening for their office bearers, they will resort to “other options” to stop the screening of the film. In

Punjab Diary: Dear government, shun the double standards!

RAJAY DEEP Assistant Editor DAILYPOST Since the change of guard took place in the state in 2017, Captain Amarinder Singh led government, especially the Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, has been consistently cribbing about the empty coffers. Having received the same cold replies for numerous times, people  of Punjab had gradually stopped expecting the developmental works in the state from the Congress government. However, the recent Assembly session shocked the

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Congress juggernaut rattles Bhartiya Janta Party

In a shock outcome BJP losses Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, TRS captures Telangana and MNF wins in Mizoram With the BJP suffering losses in three key states, its vote share has taken a sharp dip in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh since the last assembly elections in 2013, but all these votes do not seem to have gone to the Congress alone

After win, Navjot Singh Sidhu calls Rahul Gandhi ‘rising sun’

After win, Navjot Singh Sidhu calls Rahul Gandhi ‘rising sun’. With the Congress leading in the Assembly election trends in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and almost neck to neck in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday called the party chief Rahul Gandhi the “new rising sun.” Sidhu told ANI that with his party

Chhattisgarh: Congress gives tough fight to BJP

Chhattisgarh: Congress gives tough fight to BJP. The Congress is giving a tough fight to the incumbent BJP in Chhattisgarh where the Opposition party gained early lead on 13 seats, while the BJP was ahead on 4 seats. Congress candidate Karuna Shukla — niece of former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee — was leading

In Madhya Pradesh Congress, BJP in close fight

In Madhya Pradesh Congress, BJP in close fight. The early trends coming from Madhya Pradesh indicated close fight between Congress and the incumbent BJP. Though the Election Commission website showed BJP in lead in two seats, the general trend coming from the counting centres showed that Congress was giving BJP a tough fight in the

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Who Captain ? My Captain is Rahul Gandhi : Navjot Sidhu

Amid the raging row over his Pakistan visit, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Friday it was Congress president Rahul Gandhi who sent him there for attending the foundation laying ceremony of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor. Making this statement in response to a question by the media in Hyderabad as to why did he not follow the suggestion of Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and refuse

Even chameleon doesn't change colours as quickly KCR does: Sidhu

Even chameleon doesn’t change colours as quickly KCR does: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Even chameleon doesn’t change colours as quickly KCR does: Sidhu. Congress leader and Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday fired a fresh salvo at Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao and said that “even a chameleon does not change colours as quickly as he does”. “Even a chameleon does not change colours

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State employees to expose Cong in poll-bound Rajasthan

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Contractual employees from the Punjab will expose the Congress government of Punjab in the Rajasthan on the issue of false promises made by it before coming into power in the Punjab. A group of 200 employees will proceed to Sri Ganga Nagar, Hanumangarh and Bikaner of Rajasthan. The Pamphlets have been printed in Hindi in bulk to distribute by the Contractual Employee Action

Harsimrat welcomes conviction of 2 men who ‘butchered’ Sikhs in 1984

Harsimrat welcomes conviction of 2 men who ‘butchered’ Sikhs in 1984. Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said that the conviction of two accused responsible for “butchering” two Sikhs in South Delhi’s Mahipalpur area during 1984 anti-Sikh riots has paved the way for similar convictions against Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and

Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app

Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app

Narinder Jagga  Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app. To appoint office bearer in Youth Congress (YC), the Rahul Gandhi formula has failed, which had been introduced as a pilot project in Punjab in 2014. This formula had been publicized across the country as a great achievement of Congress for

Congress women's wing holds protest against LPG price hike in Amritsar

Congress women’s wing holds protest against LPG price hike in Amritsar

Congress women’s wing holds protest against LPG price hike in Amritsar. The Congress Women’s Wing in Punjab took to the streets on Sunday to protest against the second hike in the price of Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder. Mamta Dutta, the President of the Congress Women’s Wing in Punjab, accused the Prime Minister Modi-led Bharatiya

Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party

Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party.  The Congress high Command in view to implement the dope test for all of its contesting candidates within the party. Congress led Punjab Government has sent the proposal of dope test for rural and urban bodies’ election for consideration to the party high command. The

Punjab Congress changes idea to replace District Congress President

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Perhaps the Congress has changed its mind to replace all the 28 District Congress Presidents. Sources in the Party told that the decision has been taken after the idea to give the Chairmen posts of Corporations and boards to the MLAs. Earlier, it was the opinion in the party that removed from