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Ludhiana not a bastion of any Political party, Congress wins 9 times, SAD 7 Times in MP Polls

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Known as Manchester of India or Industrial Town, Ludhiana didn’t remain a bastion of any single party. In 16 Lok Sabha elections, Congress Member Parliament won nine times while Shiromani Akali Dal MP Won 7 times. From last times, Congress MP is representing Ludhiana in Lok Sabha. From 1952 to till

Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN

Congress announces candidates TN:Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party’s list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was released earlier in the day. The Tamil Nadu candidates include two former state party

Constituency Profile: Urban voters hold key to elect Ludhiana MP

Out of nine Assemble segments, six constituencies were Urban Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The urban voters hold the key to elect Member parliament from Industrial town of Punjab- Ludhiana. Out of total 9 Assembly Segments in Ludhiana parliamentary constituency, six constituencies were Urban and three rural. In Ludhiana, more than sixteen lakh voters were enrolled

Cong mulling alliance with AAP, Pawar trying to bring them together

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital, with NCP leader Sharad Pawar actively involved in getting the two parties together. In this context, AAP leader Sanjay Singh met Pawar

Akali Dal protest against two year poor performance of Congress Government

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal led by Gurmeet Singh Kular and Youth Akali Dal district president Meetpal Singh Dugri protested against poor performance of Congress led state government in last two years.  SAD senior leader Gurmeet Kular and Meetpal Singh Dugri questioned the achievements of Government in last two years and raised slogans against Punjab

Congress MP, Minister, MLAs spend night at Toll Plaza, protest continue on day 2

Strap- Vehicle crosses Toll Plaza without fee Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana:  Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, MLAs, Mayor and other leaders spend night at Ladowal Toll Plaza in Ludhiana. The protest by Congress leaders against NHAI and contractual company continued on day 2 also. The vehicles continue to cross the toll

Congress MP shuts Ladowal Toll Plaza

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: In protest against the delay in completition of National Highway from Panipat to Jalandhar crossing from Ludhiana, Congress leaders led by Member Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu shut down Toll Plaza at Ladowal in Ludhiana. Accompanied by Congress MLAs, Councilors and party leaders, Bittu reached Toll Plaza and put locks on Toll

With elections near, Congress to target BJP led Union Govt over hanging projects

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As Lok Sabha elections were round the corner, the ruling Congress party has started cornering the BJP Government over the issue of Toll collection and hanging development projects initiated by Union Government. In Ludhiana, sititng MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket. To

Capt Amarinder Writes To Rajnath For Return Of Historic Material Removed From Golden Temple During Operation Bluestar

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Seeking the minister’s intervention in the matter, the Chief Minister said a delegation of

Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Moga; check traffic diversion plan here

Jagraon Police chalks out traffic diversion plan Sukh Nahar Jagraon In view of Rahul Gandhi’s rally at village killi Chahal in Moga on March 6, the Ludhiana Rural Police on its toes. To avoid traffic jams, inconvenience to public, the Police have chalked out traffic diversion plan for the commuters. SSP Jagraon Varinder Singh Brar

When Congress Mayor Visit Police station to get AAP MLA’s released from Police custody

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Cutting across the party lines, Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu who belonged to Congress party visited the Police station to help Aam Aadmi party (AAP) MLAs released from Police custody Ludhiana Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu today said that the opposition parties should not politicise issues of which they have

CONGRESS MP, SUPPORTERS TO SHUT DOWN LADHOWAL TOLL PLAZA ON MARCH 8

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Due to the failure on part of the company in completing the National Highway project on time, Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, along with his supporters, would be shutting down the operations of the Ladhowal Toll Plaza on March 8. Bittu said that that the company is not taking the matter

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There was no governance in the state prior to congress government – Captain Amarinder

It is illogical on the part of Pak to ask for Visa for Kartarpur Corridor. Former PM Manmohan Singh had initiated the matter of Kartarpur Corridor with Parvez Musharraf in year 2004 : CM Bindu Singh Chandigarh The Chief Minister Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh claimed in the Vidhan Sabha session that 14014 including A category

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Congress to organise training programme for office bearers on February

Haryana women Congress press conference in progress at Chandigarh today ahead of the Parliamentary Elections. In the meeting they informed that party will conduct training programme for office bearers across the state on February 20-21. More than ten years old agricultural tools being used in NCR will be functional now. Earlier NGT out a ban

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Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

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PM in Parliament: ‘In hating me, Opposition has started to hate nation’

“DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S MY CRIME FOR THEM? THAT A PERSON WITH POOR BACKGROUND IS CHALLENGING THEIR SULTANAT,” PM MODI SAID Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Opposition saying “in hating Modi the opposition has begun to hate the nation”. In his reply to the debate on the Motion

Ludhiana MLA Rakesh Pandey lays claim to party ticket

Ludhiana MLA Rakesh Pandey lays claim to party ticket

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana The road is not smooth for sitting Congress Member Parliament (MP) from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu as Congress MLA from Ludhiana North Rakesh Pandey has also applied for the party ticket for the Lok Sabha election from Ludhiana. Earlier, Bittu was the single and strong contender for the ticket after former

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Battleground Chandigarh: Congress bigwigs lock horns for Lok Sabha ticket

FOR THE FIRST TIME FOUR-TIME MP PAWAN BANSAL FACES A CHALLENGE DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Much before any formal declaration of the Lok Sabha elections, Chandigarh has become a battleground of senior Congress leaders aspiring to get the party ticket from the city beautiful. Normally the seat has been a pocket burrow of four-time MP Pawan

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Close to LS Polls, Congress Pulls a Trump Card

Priyanka enters active politics, is new AICC General Secretary PRIYANKA, A MOTHER OF TWO AND WIFE OF ROBERT VADRA, HAS ALWAYS CONFINED HER ROLE IN OVERSEEING CAMPAIGNING IN AMETHI AND RAEBARELI Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday appointed Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, seen as a masterstroke reflecting the party’s intent to go

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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