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Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi

Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi

Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar met PM Narendra Modi. He informed about the situation of farmers in Punjab, wants help from centre. On listening to the issue PM Narendra Modi assured to help him. Also, Jakhar offered him special oranges from Abohar.In the morning, Assembly committee held meeting with farmer

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM Anandpur Sahib – The real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh would be to follow his path of harmony, religious tolerance, peace and brotherhood, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday. Speaking on the concluding day of Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi Chandigarh – Punjab Congress chief and and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday reiterated his party’s demand for PM Modi’s apology for his Pakistan related comments against former PM Dr Manmohan Singh. “If the Prime Minister really had some authentic inputs against his

Jakhar thanks people, Congress workers for ensuring smooth MC polls

Chandigarh, December 17 Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Sunday thanked the people and party workers for ensuring smooth and impressive turnout in the Municipal Council and Municipal Committee elections, despite the efforts by the Akalis to scuttle the poll process through threats, violence and rumour mongering in some areas. The Akalis tried their best

Congress expels 9 rebels in Amritsar

Congress expels 9 rebels in Amritsar

Congress expels 9 rebels in Amritsar Amritsar(DP Correspondent, December 16) : The Punjab Congress has expelled 9 of its leaders,who were opposing the official candidates of the Party. Out of these 9 leaders, six are contesting Corporation election as Independent from Amritsar.The leaders, who were expelled Suman Bala from ward number 1, Vishal Sharma from

Sunil Jakhar takes oath as Member of Parliament

Sunil Jakhar takes oath as Member of Parliament

After winning the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypolls Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar today on the opening of Winter session of Parliament has taken the oath as member of Parliament. He won the by polls by a margin of 1.93 lakh votes.After a meeting with outgoing party president Sonia Gandhi, Jakhar said the Congress would raise

Punjab Congress releases vision document for state’s short and long term urban development

Amritsar, December 7 Senior Punjab Congress leaders, Captain Amarinder Singh, Sunil Jakhar and Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Thursday released a Vision Document for the state’s urban development, with infrastructure development, fire-fighting system upgradation, water and sewage management, parking management and e-governance topping the agenda. The policy document, drafted keeping in mind the urbanisation trends and major

Jakhar urges PM to take up issue of threats to Punjab CM & officials by UK-based militants with British authorities

Chandigarh, December 1: Jakhar urges PM to take up issue of threats to Punjab CM & officials by UK-based militants with British authorities.  Expressing grave concerns over threats from UK-based radical and militant groups to the Punjab Chief Minister as well as senior government and police officials, Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar has urged the Prime Minister

Punjab Congress offers Kejriwal meeting on stubble burning issue

Punjab Congress offers Kejriwal meeting on stubble burning issue

Chandigarh – Punjab Congress has given a conditional invitation to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of stubble burning. The state Congress wants Keiriwal to come with funds and a practical proposal. The state has sought Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre to sort out this issue. Punjab is seeking contribution of Rs.500 crore

Jakhar recalls stellar role of Pandit Nehru

Jakhar recalls stellar role of Pandit Nehru

CHANDIGARH: Recalling the stellar role of first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru in nation building, the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and Lok Sabha MP from Gurdaspur Sunil Kumar Jakhar on Tuesday said that Pandit Nehru laid the foundation of progressive and dynamic India. Paying floral tributes to Pandit Nehru on

Khaira should quit as LoP in wake of court summons: Jakhar

Khaira should quit as LoP in wake of court summons: Jakhar

Khaira should quit as LoP in wake of court summons: Jakhar. CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday said AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira had lost the moral ground to continue as Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha following the summons issued by a Fazilka court against him in a drugs case. Asking Khaira to

SAD-BJP did not bind State to yearly tariff hike: Sukhbir

SAD-BJP did not bind State to yearly tariff hike: Sukhbir

CHANDIGARH: Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday asked Pradesh Congress president Sunil Jakhar not to indulge in a reprehensible blame game exercise following the draconian increase in power tariffs by his government, saying if the SAD-BJP government had agreed to a 5 per cent power hike

Sukhpal Khaira should quit as Leader of Opposition, says Jakhar

Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday said AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira had lost the moral ground to continue as Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha following the summons issued by a Fazilka court against him in a drugs case.Asking Khaira to step down immediately, Jakhar said the serious charges against the AAP leader called for

Did you or did you not agree to steep power tariff hikes in Punjab, Jakhar asks Sukhbir

Chandigarh, October 31 : – Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar has demanded a categorical statement from Sukhbir Singh Badal on whether or not he had agreed to the power tariff hike under the UDAY scheme, and has sought an unequivocal apology from the Akali leader to the people of the state for the same. Instead of

Tinu challenges Congress to scrap agreements done by SAD-BJP regime

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, October 30 SAD spokesman and Adampur MLA Pawan Kumar Tinu Monday challenged Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh led congress government to scrap the agreements done with private power companies during the previous SAD-BJP regime.Tinu cornered Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar over statements that the current power hike

SAD-BJP responsible for power sector mess in Punjab: Congress

Chandigarh, Oct 28, Under fire over electricity tariff hike, the ruling party Congress in Punjab today put the blame on the previous 10-year rule of SAD-BJP coalition for putting the power sector into “mess”. The party said the state government has ordered third- party audit into the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed during the previous

Akalis-BJP real culprits responsible for power tariff hike in Punjab, says Jakhar

Chandigarh, October 28 : Punjab power tariff. Ridiculing SAD for indulging in political gimmickry over the recent power tariff hike, effected by PSERC in the state, Punjab Congress President and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar said the Akalis should stage protests in Delhi instead of planning dharnas in Punjab as the Prime Minister and other senior

After winning Gurdaspur Sunil Jakhar meets Rahul Gandhi

Sunil Jakhar who recently won the parliamentary poll from Gurdaspur constituency met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi at New Delhi on Tuesday. He assured the Congress vice president that he would give his best to strengthen the party in the state. Congress candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunil Jakhar won the elections by 1,93,219 votes

Gurdaspur will be remembered as Chikmagalur for Congress: Mohindra

Gurdaspur will be remembered as Chikmagalur for Congress: Mohindra

Gurdaspur will be remembered as Chikmagalur for Congress: Mohindra. Hailing the victory of Congress in Gurdaspur by-election, Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Sunday envisioned Gurdaspur would be remembered as modern day Chikmagalur in the Indian political history, as the victory has set the stage for the comeback of Congress in 2019 general elections.Interacting

AAP loses ground, fails to emerge as a third front in Punjab

AAP loses ground, fails to emerge as a third front in Punjab

AAP loses ground, fails to emerge as a third front in Punjab. Even as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fielded an honest and a decorated senior Army officer Major General (retd) Suresh Khajuria in Gurdaspur by-poll, the voters instead of reposing faith, outrightly rejected AAP as a potential third front in the state. AAP candidate Major General (retd)

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