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Merger of 12 Congress MLAs with TRS: Acharya

The merger of 12 Congress MLAs in Telangana with the TRS and the merger of four TDP Rajya Sabha members with the BJP are “illegal” as they violate the law, said former Lok Sabha Secretary General P.D.T. Acharya. In an interview to Karan Thapar, Acharya said: “Yes, the merger of the 12 Congress MLAs in

PM must preach his MPs before guiding Opposition: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice to the Opposition, saying his words were most of the time not implemented by his own party leaders.Stressing on the importance of an active opposition in democracy, Modi on Monday told them not to bother about their numbers and instead actively take part in

Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party will fix responsibility for its poor performance.”The

Congress leaders look tense as CWC meet ends

The Congress leaders, who participated in the CWC meeting on Saturday to discuss the party’s abysmal showing in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, wore grim look when they came out as the meeting ended.As the top decision-making body met at the party headquarters on 24 Akbar Road, many speculations flew across the media including

Pitroda must apologise for anti-Sikh riots remark: Rahul

Pitroda must apologise for anti-Sikh riots remark: Rahul

Congress leader Sam Pitroda, who had courted controversy for his remark in connection with the anti-Sikh riots of 1984, should be ashamed and must apologise to the nation, party President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday. “Sam Pitroda’s comment is wrong. For this, he should feel ashamed. He has to apologise to the country,” he said

BJP seeking votes in Modi's name, AAP in Kejriwal's: Mahabal Mishra

BJP seeking votes in Modi’s name, AAP in Kejriwal’s: Mahabal Mishra

Both the BJP and AAP candidates have no grounds to seek votes in West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency except taking the names of their heavyweights Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, Congress MP candidate Mahabal Mishra said. Mishra, a former Lok Sabha member who won from the seat in 2009, however, said he seeks vote in

Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP

Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to address rallies in UP

As the general elections are inching to a close, political activity in Uttar Pradesh is touching crescendo. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Azamgarh and Jaunpur on Thursday, which will be attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several state ministers. In these two rallies, the Prime Minister will cover four Lok Sabha

A tale of two Prime Ministers, of a lost decade

A tale of two Prime Ministers, of a lost decade

It’s rather ironic that Manmohan Singh, who unleashed sweeping market reforms in 1991, should have presided over their virtual demise during his second term as Prime Minister (2009-14) Then, what if Manmohan Singh had not needed his bypass surgery in January 2009 and had carried on holding the additional charge of finance?”As it turns out,

Youth Akali Dal will not allow misuse of Power by Congress- Meetpal Dugri

Youth Akali Dal will not allow misuse of Power by Congress- Meetpal Dugri

Ludhiana The Youth Akali Dal district president Meetpal Singh Dugri said that the leaders and workers of Youth Akali Dal will not allow ruling party Congress to misuse power in Lok Sabha elections. He said that the teams of YAD workers will keep check on distribution of money and drugs by Congress. The Youth Akali

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

Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB

Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB

DP Correspondent Jalandhar Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) vice president Himanshu Pathak on Monday blamed BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol of running an unauthorised and unaccounted paid campaign on social media major platform Facebook from the page named as Fans of Sunny. Pathak said that the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Fans-of-Sunny-Deol-361309774511046 was created on April 30

Harsimrat accuses Congress of stalling wheat procurement

Harsimrat accuses Congress of stalling wheat procurement

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said that the Congress government’s criminal negligence in failing to procure gunny bags had choked all the grain markets in the constituency besides stalling the wheat procurement process and causing untold misery to farmers. Stating that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was

LIP General Secretary joins congress

LIP General Secretary joins congress

DP Correspondent Ludhiana In another jolt to Lok Insaaf Party (LIP), the state general secretary and Incharge of Mahila wing Harpreet Kaur joined congress in the presence of Congress candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu, MLA Kuldeep Vaid and Kamaljit Singh Karwal at a function in Ladowal on Tuesday. Welcoming Harpreet Kaur in the party Bittu assured

Sunny Deol prays at Golden Temple before filing nomination

Sunny Deol prays at Golden Temple before filing nomination

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate for the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat, on Monday offered prayers at the Golden Temple here ahead of filing his nomination papers. Sporting a blue turban and a blue shirt, Deol, who himself is a Sikh, entered the shrine complex with folded hands, accompanied by his supporters. He

Congress candidate Bittu files nomination, shows strength with road show

Congress candidate Bittu files nomination, shows strength with road show

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Congress candidate from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu on Thursday filed nomination for Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana. Before filing nomination, Bittu hold road show to show strength. The large number of supporters of Congress candidate assembled at Bhai Bala Chowk and moved towards Mini Secretariat for filing nomination. Punjab Chief Minister

Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

DP Correspondent Ludhiana A day after the attack on lady building inspector of Municipal Corporation and team by colonizer associated with Congress, the Shiromani Akali Dal launched attack on Congress led state Government. Former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said it was shocking that colonizer Gurnam Singh had chased corporation Inspector stopped her forcibly, took her

Ludhiana’s Infrastructure Crumbling as MP & State Government Sleep – Aam Adami Party

Ludhiana’s Infrastructure Crumbling as MP & State Government Sleep – Aam Adami Party

Ludhiana AAP Candidate Dr. Tejpal Singh Gill from Ludhiana Today surely criticized MP Ravneet Singh Bittu & The Punjab Government of criminal a path and negligence towards this crumbling infrastructure in and around the city. He today visited the Jodhewal Basti area where Pedestrians face the danger of death of while crossing. The road which

Congress, BJP candidates file nominations in Delhi

Congress, BJP candidates file nominations in Delhi

All the seven Congress candidates and four from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the national capital filed their nominations on Tuesday. The seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi go to the polls in the sixth phase on May 12.Three BJP candidates and all the seven candidates of the Aam

Congress is leaderless: CM Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the Congress party has become an issue-less and leaderless party at the national and state levels.In a press communiqué issued on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the Congress party has neither the approach nor the idea for development of the nation. Meanwhile, BJP has a strong leadership of

Jolt to AAP: District president, spokesperson quits AAP, joins Congress

Jolt to AAP: District president, spokesperson quits AAP, joins Congress

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana In a major jolt to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Ludhiana, district president of party Daljit Singh Bhola Grewal and another senior leader Darshan Singh Shankar resigned from the party. Both the leaders cited the reason of ignorance of Party high command towards Punjab and factionalism in party. Interestingly, few hours