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Congress to go alone in UP polls: Sheila Dikshit

Lucknow: Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Monday said her party will contest the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections alone and not align with any other political party. The results of the assembly elections will surprise everyone and the Congress will form the next government in the state, the former Delhi chief minister told the

Sidhu will strengthen the party: Kanwar Sandhu

Chandigarh: A day after Aam Aadmi Party’s senior leader Kanwar Sandhu’s video about the impact of Navjot Singh Sidhu’s entry in the party created stir in political corridors, Sandhu on Thursday said that it is premature to say that weather Sidhu will be a CM face or not as he is joining without any prior conditions.

Sidhu is an opportunist not loyalist: says Dharamsot

Ludhiana: Reacting on the recent development of resignation of cricketer turned Politician Navjot Singh Sidhu as nominated member of Rajya Sabha, Senior Congress leader Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said that Sidhu has resigned after he was not inducted into Union cabinet by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Vice Chairman of Punjab congress election campaign committee Sadhu Singh

Lalu has kind words for Smriti Irani, calls her ‘innocent’

Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad today said Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani was an “innocent woman” who did some good work in the previous HRD ministry, but had no prospects in her new role as Textiles minister. “Smriti Irani innocent mahila hai (Smriti Irani is an innocent woman) who did some good work in her

Congress Leader Looted at Gun Point in Jagraon

Ludhiana: Congress leader Avtar Singh Cheema Fortuner car looted by two robbers at gun point near Jagraon on GT road Ludhiana on Thursday night. When incident happened Cheema was not present in the car , his driver Inderjeet Singh was going to Ludhiana.The robbers put a pistol to his head and snacthed and speedy away.

AAP leader Khaitan booked for hurting religious sentiments

Amritsar: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khaitan has been booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments for having “equated” the party’s youth manifesto with Guru Granth Sahib. The AAP leader was booked under Section 295-A (hurting religious sentiments) by Amritsar Police on Wednesday after All-India Sikh Students Federation president Karnail Singh Peermohammad lodged a complaint

Shorten demands Turnbull’s resignation

Melbourne: Australia’s opposition Laborleader Bill Shorten today demanded Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s resignation, describing him as “the David Cameron of the southern hemisphere” who has made a “bad situation worse”. With the prospect of a hung parliament still looming, Shorten said that Turnbull should resign because he cannot command his own party and the voters have

BSP leader Baldev Khaira resigns from party

Jalandhar: The BSP general secretary and Phillaur reserve Assembly seat incharge, Baldev Khaira, on Sunday resigned from the party, accusing party’s Punjab unit president Avtar Singh Karimpuri of anti-party activities. Khaira said that Karimpuri had always worked to ensure the victory of other rival parties in the Vidhan Sabha elections. “Following such a policy, BSP

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British opposition leader faces no-trust motion

London: MPs from Britain’s opposition Labour Party were on Tuesday voting on a motion of no confidence against leader Jeremy Corbyn. The secret ballot comes after Corbyn told supporters at a rally outside Parliament to not “let those people who wish us ill to divide us”. Shadow Justice Minister Andy Slaughter was the latest to

Breaking- Self staged attack: Shiv Sena leader RD Puri held for conspiracy

Ludhiana: A day after the local Police arrested Shiv Sena youth wing president Amit Arora and his two accomplices for staging attack to get security cover and escort vehicle, the Ludhiana Police on Friday arrested Shiv Sena leader RD Puri and one other for staging attack on his own office to get police security. With

Amarinder’s dream of becoming CM will never be fulfilled: Badal

 Jalandhar: Punjab Chief Minister ParkashSingh Badal today took a dig at Congress leader Amarinder Singh, saying he was “trying to replicate” him by launching mass outreach campaign in the hope of becoming Chief Minister but his dream will “never be fulfilled.” Badal said Amarinder was “promising moon” to everyone knowing very well that he “could

Breaking: Former minister and senior congress leader Malkit Dakha bereaved, son passes away

Ludhiana: Former minister and senior congress leader Malkit Dakha bereaved, son passes

BJP leader’s son held for extortion at Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur: Son of a later BJP leader held for extorting the money from general manager of Punjab Roadways, on Thursday at Batala. The accused has been identified as Rahul Kumar son of BJP leader and former MLA Roop Rani. Complainant, Harjinder Singh said that the accused has been threatening him over the phone since March

Powercom employees stage protest, seeks arrest BJP leader

Chandigarh: BJP leader Rajan Angural is getting deeper into trouble when the Powercom employees union and relatives of the dead lineman Ramashankar again protested on Tuesday in Civil Hospital . The protester raised slogans against police administration and threatened that they will not cremate his dead body till Rajan Angural is arrested .The senior police officers reached there and

Rahul can take over, Priyanka will be an asset: Amarinder

Chandigarh: As speculation raged over the issue, Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh today said that time is right for Rahul Gandhi to take over from his mother as Congress President and favoured Priyanka’s entry into active politics. “Sonia Gandhi is a brilliant leader. I have said that she has been working (as Congress President)

Breaking- BSP leader Dr Mohan Singh Faniawala joins AAP

Chandigarh: Former BSP leader Dr Mohan Singh Faniawala joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Chandigarh on