Punjab Politics

Sidhu has become habitual liar, he should tell one single own achievement or that of Cong govt on investment front :SAD.

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said it seemed Local Bodies minister Navjot Sidhu had made it a habit to mouth lies and twist facts to suit his irrational mentality, even as it asked him to list a single own achievement or that of the Congress government on the investment front in the last one a half years.

AAP appoints Prof. Baljinder Kaur as observer of women wing, Raj Lalli Gill to head the wing

CHANDIGARH: Announcing its women wing the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed Prof.

Punjab CM assures to persuade center to withdraw appeal against compensation to Jodhpur detenues

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday assured a delegation of Jodhpur detenues, who met him here, of all efforts by his government to persuade the Centre to withdraw its appeal against the court order granting compensation to them.

AAP to hold state wide dharna against mining mafia at Rupnagar on June 25

ROPAR: The Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has annonced to hold state lebvel dharna against the sand mining mafia at Rupnagar on June 25 and lodge protest against attack on party MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa.

SAD delegation to call on Union Home Minister on Sikh issues

CHANDIGARH: A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal led by the President Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal will call on the Union Home Minister Shri Raj Nath Singh to ask the Govt of India to release the secret documents pertaining to the tragic army assault on Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib and other sacred Sikh shrines in June 1984 in addition to securing documents from the UK government regarding the role of the government f that country in this tragedy.

SAD-BJP Alliance is Geared up for 2019 Lok Sabha Polls : Chhina

AMRITSAR: Buoyant over the recent bonhomie between Bhartiya Janata Party and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) at the national level, the state BJP seems all geared up for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

AAP will discuss and find out the reasons of Shahkot defeat- Dr. Balbir Singh

CHANDIGARH: Reacting on the Aam Aadmi Party’s defeat in Shahkot by-poll, the co-president of AAP Dr. Balbir Singh said that the party will discuss it with the volunteers and office bearers to find out what went wrong against it. In a press statement, Dr. Balbir said that the party will try hard to shun the mistakes made in the past. He said that new plans and strategies will be made to reach out the voters at booth level.

Congress in Punjab won Shahkot assembly by-election with huge margin

CHANDIGARH: The Congress government in Punjab has won the Shahkot assembly by-election with a huge margin of 34924 votes by defeating nearest rival SAD-BJP alliance. The main opposition party remained at poor third place with only 1719 votes into its kitty.

Sand scam 'hero' former Punjab minister Rana Gurjit courts another controversy, Capt Amarinder again on his rescue

CHANDIGARH: Former Punjab minister Rana Gurjit Singh who was shunted out of cabinet after his name figured in the sand scam is again in the thick of controversy. This time for allegedly discharging toxins from his Batala sugar mill into river Beas.

Punjab CM flays Khaira over tresspass bid in Rana Gurjit's sugar mill in Batala

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday condemned Sukhpal Singh Khaira for trying to force his way into Rana Gurjit’s factory in Batala and warned that any attempt by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader to take the law in his hands would be dealt with as per law.

LIP leader demands arrest of General Samaj leaders, tension in Phagwara

PHAGWARA: Tension again developed in Phagwara when General Samaj Manch strongly opposed the administration for giving permission to LIP Leader Jarnail Nangal to hold hunger strike  in Rest House Complex from May 28 to June 4.

Manjinder Singh Sidhu to head AAP Punjab youth wing, MLA Meet Hayer in-charge of the wing

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday announced office bearers of its youth wing in Punjab.  In a press release issued by the party, AAP state co-president Dr. Balbir Singh said that the appointments are done after the consultations with the senior leaders of the party and it has been done on the basis of duties performed by the voluteers to uplift the party in the past years. Manjinder Singh Sidhu from Tarantaran will now head the state youth wing while MLA Meet Hayer has been appointed as the in-charge of the wing. Dr. Balbir said that party will now start preparing for general elections due in 2019 and reach the grassroot level workers to engage them for the purpose.

Malwa region gets lions share in Punjab cabinet, Doaba ignored completely

CHANDIGARH: While a revolt is brewing up in Punjab Congress on the issue of expansion of cabinet by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, the composition of cabinet has shown regional bias with 11 out fo 18 ministers belonging to Malwa region.

No question of Sidhu's resignation in wake of road rage case in SC, says Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Scotching speculation that Local Government Minister would be resigning from the state cabinet in view of the Supreme Court case against him, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said there was no question of asking the minister to quit.

Kejriwal submits apology for defamation, Punjab AAP leaders stand by drug charges against Majithia

CHANDIGARH: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday apologised to former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for alleging the latter's involvement in drug trade in the state, following which the SAD leader said he will withdraw his defamation suit. Punjab unit of AAP however expressed anguish over Kejriwal's decision.

Badal family is most corrupt, Navjot Sidhu describes them plundering decoits

CHANDIGARH: Reacting strongly to Sukhbir Badal’s brazen lies and ridiculous allegations against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for looting the people of every single resource they could lay their hands on, during their decade-long misrule of the state.

SAD demands rollback of decision to slash government holidays

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today termed the Congress government‘s decision to slash the list of government holidays as a ‘totally dictatorial, irrational and insensitive’ step taken without taking the other stakeholders into confidence, even as it demanded its immediate roll back.P

Congress sweeps Punjab municipal polls; opposition cries foul

CHANDIGARH: Punjab's ruling Congress swept the municipal elections in the state on Sunday even as the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP alleged booth capturing and misuse of power.

Punjab Local bodies poll results vindicated Congress policies, defeat of opposition propaganda: Capt Amarinder 

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hailed the Municipal Corporation, Nagar Panchayat & Municipal Committee poll results as a clear vindication of the Congress policies and a resounding defeat of the Opposition’s deceitful propaganda.

SAD president Sukhbir Badal says State Election Commission has become party to the Cong

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the State Election Commission (SEC) had become party to the Congress conspiracy to defeat the voice of the people in the civic body elections and that the SAD would approach the high court and demand a CBI inquiry to uncover this sinister plot.

How Congress govt in Punjab allowed 26 hour long road blockage by SAD-BJP workers?

CHANDIGARH: The Congress government in Punjab is facing public flak for becoming mute spectator to the 26 hour long road blockade by SAD-BJP workers while the government was indifferent to agitating farmers and anganwadi workers who wanted to hold dharna outside Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh residence in Patiala. They were cane charged and not allowed to enter Patiala.

Capt Amarinder shatters hopes of Navjot Sidhu to Deputy CM in cabinet expansion

AMRITSAR: The hopes of Punjab Local Bodies and Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to become Deputy Chief Minister of state in the proposed expansion of cabinet by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh after the latter ruled out possibility of creating Deputy CM post since party has no such convention.

SAD asks Punjab CS to probe portraits of Congress MLA in Sangrur Police Station

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice president Dr Daljit Singh Cheema today asked Punjab chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh to order an immediate probe into the installation of portraits of the State chief minister and the local legislator by youth Congress activists in two police stations in Sangrur yesterday.

SAD-BJP delegation urges Governor to remove Sukhpal Khaira as Leader of Opposition expeditiously

CHANDIGARH: A high level SAD-BJP delegation led by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today met Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore and submitted a memorandum demanding the immediate removal of AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira from the post of leader of opposition for sullying the august chair after being named as an accused in a trans-border drug case with Pakistani links.

Kejriwal indulging in media stunt to deceive people of Delhi, Punjab and the count

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today termed AAP Convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s visit to Chandigarh as a sinister media stunt staged with the sole purpose of befooling the people of Delhi, Punjab as well as the country.

SAD-BJP delegation seeks arrest of AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira, submits memo to Punjab Speaker

CHANDIGARH: A joint SAD- BJP delegation today submitted a memorandum to the Vidhan Sabha Speaker demanding immediate removal of AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira from the post of leader of opposition even as it expressed apprehension that the Congress government was not serious about arresting Khaira.

Punjab political parties hunt for Sukhpal Khaira after court warrants in drug case

CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Khaira the AAP MLA and leader of opposition in Punjab is under attack by political parties, the ruling Congress and opposition party SAD after a court in Fazilka issued non-bailable warrants against him and five otehrs in a drug case.

Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus

CHANDIGARH: The statement by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh showing his inability to act agaisnt former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged involvement in drug racket has led to political storm in the state and also dismayed the Congress Ministers and MLA's demanding to put Majithia in Jail.

RSS factor triggers war of atrition between BJP and SAD

CHANDIGARH: Irked over attack on RSS for celebrating Guru Gobind Singh birthday, the The Bhartiya Janta Party today made a frontal attack on Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) and blamed them for harming Sikh Community more tahn anyone else.

Would SAD break its alliance with BJP after Akal Takht edict against RSS-the mentor of BJP ?

CHANDIGARH: The big trouble is brewing for Shiromani Akali Dal headed by Sukhbir Singh Badal after RSS sponsored funcion in Delhi to commenorate the 'Parkash Utsav' of tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh ji on his martyrdom day.

AAP demands minimum 40 sitting of Punjab Vidhan Sabha in a financial year

CHANDIGARH: The Co-President of Aam Aadmi Party and MLA from Sunam Aman Arora on Tuesday demanded minimum 40 sitting of Punjab Vidhan Sabha in a financial year to be made compulsory as per the constitution of India.

Amarinder follows Badals, legitimises unelected cong leaders in Punjab : Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab president and Sangrur MP, Bhagwant Mann has strongly condemned Captain Amarinder Singh led congress government in Punjab for forcibly imposing the rejected leaders on the people of Punjab just the way SAD-BJP government did during its previous tenures.

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