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Group of Ministers formed to examine Goa mining revival: CM

A Group of Ministers (GoM) has been formed to examine vexed issue of mining in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters late on Friday.The GoM includes Union Ministers for Finance, Environment, Agriculture, Mining, Commerce & Industries, Petroleum and Law, and is led by Home Minister Amit Shah. Arriving from a two-day visit to the

Defiant Sidhu calls on Rahul, Priyanka

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and was allocated a new portfolio last week, met party President Rahul Gandhi here. He is yet to assume at the new ministry.”Met the Congress President, handed him my letter, appraised him of the situation!” Sidhu tweeted on Monday. Along

Congress leader Kulwant Sidhu assures traders for resolving issues

DP Correspondent   Ludhiana   A meeting of Ludhiana steel traders association was held at Gill Road in which Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary and in charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu was special Guest. The traders told their problems to Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu who assured that all the grievances

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary : Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi was among several BJP leaders on Tuesday who remembered Hindutva philosopher Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary.We bow to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti. Veer Savarkar epitomises courage, patriotism and unflinching commitment to a strong India. He inspired many people

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national anthem in public places, the #MeToo movement and azaan loudspeakers. He has also shown interest in many

Arunachal Assembly will have 20 first time MLAs

As many as 20 first timers won the Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh this time with a majority of them belonging to the ruling BJP. Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from Janata Dal (United), two from National People’s Party (NPP) and one Independent. The

Modi's appeal to voters in Varanasi

Modi’s appeal to voters in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the people of Varanasi in a video posted on his website, calling himself a ‘Kashi vaasi and outlining his personal and emotional association with Kashi and its people. “It is often said that whosoever come to Kashi even once becomes a part of the

Awarding casino licences can topple government

Awarding casino licences can topple government

Awarding a casino licence in any state other than Goa, could lead to the toppling of its government, according to Narinder Punj, a top official of one of Goa’s largest casinos ‘Big Daddy’. On the sidelines of the formal launch of the casino on Thursday, Punj, who is the chief visionary officer and mentor of

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,

Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people

Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has written an emotional letter to the people of Amethi, asking them to vote for him and promising development of the region as soon as Congress forms government at the Center. The letter is addressed to ‘Mera Amethi Parivar’ and says that the BJP has been setting up ‘factory of lies’

Sunny Deol has deep passion for a better India: Modi

Sunny Deol has deep passion for a better India: Modi

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday. Sunny Deol has a deep passion for a better India and met Modi. After his meeting with Deol, Modi shared a photograph of him with Deol and tweeted: “What struck me about Sunny Deol

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

Hardik Patel slapped by BJP worker at poll rally

Hardik Patel slapped by BJP worker at poll rally

Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel was on Friday slapped at a public meeting in Surendranagar district in Gujarat by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community. Patel was addressing an election rally described as a ‘Jan Aakrosh Sabha’ at Baldana village when a man identified as Tarun Gajjar

Maneka Gandhi files nomination from Sultanpur

Maneka Gandhi files nomination from Sultanpur

Maneka Gandhi files nomination: Union Minister and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi on Thursday filed her nomination from the Sultanpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Before filing her nomination papers, she held a five-km long road show. Maneka Gandhi is a member of Parliament from the state’s Pilibhit constituency. Sultanpur is represented by her son Varun

YAD announces 23 Sr. vice president, 31 Vice president, 26 General Secretaries in Malwa Zone

YAD announces 23 Sr. vice president, 31 Vice president, 26 General Secretaries in Malwa Zone

DP Correspondent Ludhiana YAD malwa zone: Following the directions of Bikram Singh Majithia, Youth Akali Dal Malwa Zone President Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna announced the office bearers of Youth Akali Dal Malwa Zone. Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna said that in the list of office bearers there are 23 Senior vice president,31 Vice president and 26 General

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a tea stall owner from Ludhiana has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana as an Independent candidate. Famous with the name of “Befkoof Chai Wala” in Ludhiana, Ram Shankar is fed up with the unfulfilled promises of political parties, candidates and

Trump to migrants: We can't take you anymore

Trump to migrants: We can’t take you anymore

US President Donald Trump paid a visit to the US-Mexico border on Friday, following a week of confusing comments over whether he’d shut it down.The President stopped in Calexico, California, on Friday afternoon to tour replacement border fencing and participate in a border security roundtable. According to the Arizona Republic, the two-mile stretch replacement barrier

BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle

BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle

DP Bureau Chandigarh:Ruling BJP is believed to have changed its strategy on fielding non-Jat candidates in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Sources in the party said that the party has decided to field state cabinet minister belonging to non-Jat community but earlier the party had planned to field cabinet ministers of Jat community. Sudden change

Ajmal faces tough challenge as Congress fields former MLA from Dhubri (Dangal 2019)

Ajmal faces tough challenge as Congress fields former MLA from Dhubri (Dangal 2019)

With the Congress fielding former legislator Abu Taher Bepari from Dhubri in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, it may not be a cakewalk for sitting MP and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Chief Badruddin Ajmal in the Muslim-dominated constituency. A Congress legislator, Bepari switched to the BJP in 2015 following the then Congress minister