Punjab Politics

Capt Amarinder to hold rally in Badal's home turf in Lambi on Oct 7

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will address a rally in Killianwali in Lambi, to take on Parkash Singh Badal over the sacrilege issue on the latter’s home turf, on October 7.

SAD to hold parallel rally in Patiala on same day Cong holds rally in Lambi

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced that the SAD would hold a massive public rally in chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s home town Patiala on the very day he proposed to hold a Congress rally in Lambi.

Punjab CM to take on Badal clan on their home ground of Lambi to expose them on sacrilege

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to take on Akali veteran Parkash Singh Badal on the latter’s home ground in Lambi for misleading the people of the state on the sensitive issue of sacrilege cases.

High court allows SAD rally in Faridkot, Punjab takes security steps

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court in a late night hearing yesterday allowed Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) to hold its rally in Faridkot with certain security conditions.

Akalis trying to bruise Sikh psyche by holding Faridkot rally: Jakhar

CHANDIGARH: President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and Lok Sabha MP Mr.

Release Bhaur and withdraw politically motivated case : Dal Khalsa to Amarinder Singh
JALANDHAR: Dal Khalsa today strongly condemned the Punjab government for arresting former general secretary SGPC Sukhdev Singh Bhaur under section 295-A and other provisions of Information Technology.
Strong sentiment of hatred against Badal family building up in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Over hundereds of incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, and subsequent incidents of police firing on the protesting Sikhs which led to killing of two youth during last two years of Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab had flared up the Sikh sentiments.

SAD asks Jakhar if he will ask CM Capt Amarinder to depose against Cong leaders in 1984 massacre of Sikhs

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar to tell Punjabis whether he will ask chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to depose against party leaders whom the latter held responsible for the 1984 Sikh genocide.

Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa dig skeltons 'buried' by Sumedh Singh Saini

CHANDIGARH: Punjab cabinet minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa during his address on Justice Ranjit Singh Commission report in Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday counted several cold blooded murders committed by former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini who is in the eye of storm due to firing and killing of two innocent Sikhs in Bargari.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha passed breach of privilege resolution against SGPC president
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha today unanimously passed breach of privilege resolution against Gobind Singh Longowal President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee(SGPC) for rejecting the report of Justice Ranjit Singh commission report on sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib allegedly at the behest of former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Justice Ranjnit Singh panel report will expose kep players Behbal Kalan firing: Jakhar

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Punjab CM defends Rahul Gandhi on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, rebutts Sukhbir changes

CHANDIGARHl: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out at Sukhbir Singh Badal for the unwarranted and uncalled attack on Rahul Gandhi on the issue of 1984 riots.

Sukhbir Badal says attack on Manjit GK hatched by ISI and executed by ‘parallel’ Jathedars

BABA BAKALA: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the link between the Congress party and bogus ‘Sarkari’ Jathedars (parallel jathedars appointed in sarbat Khasla) had been exposed during attack attempt on DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK with the attacker being identified as the son of the 1984 genocide witness who had allegedly taken bribe from 1984 perpetrator Jagdish Tytler and migrated to the United States.

Rebel AAP group declares Sukhpal Singh Khaira president Punjab unit

CHANDIGARH: The rebel group of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today announced the name of Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira as President of the Punjab unit of AAP.

AAP senior leadership rejects resignations of president Bhagwant Mann and co-president Aman Arora
CHANDIGARH: The senior leadership of Aam Aadmi Party inclusing zone presidents, wing presidents, distt presidents and halqa presidents met under the leadership of co-president Dr.
Punjab AAP unit declares itself autonomous unit, dissolves present party set up

CHANDIGARH: The Bathinda convention of Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today declared itself an autonomous unit and dissolved the present party structure.

National AAP leadership respsonsible for defeat in Punjab assembly: Sandhu

BATHINDA: Kanwar Sandhu AAP MLA from Kharar today blamed central leadership of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) for defeat in Punajb assembly elections and said that people of Punjab were cheated and failed.

Crisis in Punjab AAP: Sukhpal Khaira removed, Harpal Cheema appointed leader of opposition

CHANDIGARH: In a sudden move, the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) high command today removed Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira from the post of Leader of opposition (Leader of Legislative Party) and appointed Harpal Singh Cheema MLA from Bholath as leader of opposition in Punjab Vodhan Sabha.

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.

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