punjab politics

Punjab CM Mann To Tie Knot For Second Time

NEW DELHI: Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Man is all set to tie the knot with Dr Gurpreet Kaur in an intimate ceremony attended by family and friends in Chandigarh on Thursday. Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal is likely to attend the wedding ceremony which will be held in Sector …

Punjab CM Channi’s Family In Cahoots With Sand Mafia: AAP’s Raghav Chadha

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Punjab affairs co-in-charge Raghav Chadha, on the arrest of the Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew, said that his nephew himself had admitted that the money seized during the raids was related to sand mafia and transfer-posting. Addressing the media during a press conference held at the party headquarters on …

Punjab Witnessing A Caste Driven Contest

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: Punjab, India’s most important border state, will be voting on February 20, 2022 to elect its new government. It’s witnessing a quadrangular contest with ruling Congress trying to retain power. Its main challenger Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition of former Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh …

BJP’s 1st List Symbolises Social Justice, Akhilesh Throwing Western UP Into Fire: CM Yogi

GORAKHPUR/NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) first list of candidature “symbolises social justice”.  This is how Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reacted to the first list of 107 names that was released for the first and second phase of elections as he took a swipe at the Samajwadi Party’s list, accusing Akhilesh Yadav of …

Do Not Politicise Guru Nanak Dev’s Takkadi, AAP Leader Tells Harsimrat Badal

CHANDIGARH: There seems to be another political row in offing in Punjab — and it’s over election symbol, an old one at that. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab MLA and Kisan Wing State President Kultar Singh Sandhwan strongly condemned Harsimrat Kaur Badal for comparing Shiromani Akali Dal’s (Badal) election symbol ‘takkadi’ with the ‘Takkadi’ of …

Himachal: Modi To Be Greeted With 7 Ft Long Copper Trishul

HIMACHAL PRADESH: Prime Minister Modi will be welcomed in the traditional Himachal style with a seven-feet long copper ‘trishul’ during his visit to the state on December 27. The ‘trishul’, a trident, commonly used as one of the principal symbols of the Sanatana Dharma, will be carved out by artisans in Mandi or ‘Choti Kashi’ …

Harbhajan ‘Turbanator’ Announces His Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket After 23-Year Long International Career

NEW DELHI: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who earned the sobriquet Turbanator in 2001 after  a gut-wrenching performance in one of the most keenly fought India-Australia Test series where he scalped 32 wickets, has announced retirement from all forms of cricket.  He played 103 Tests, 236 ODIs and 28 T20Is for India and picked up 417, …

Human Bomb? 1 Dead, 6 Injured in Ludhiana Court High Intensity Blast After Sacrilege-Led lynchings

LUDHIANA/NEW DELHI:  Ludhiana court complex was on Thursday rocked by a high-intensity explosion, leaving one dead in a throwback to 2017 assembly Punjab elections when blast in Bhatinda’s Maur had derailed the peaceful elections,  adding chaos to deteriorating law and order over weekend sacrileges and lynchings. Six people were also grievously injured in Thursday’s blast …

Capt Amarinder Singh Formally Announces Alliance With BJP

CHANDIGARH: Ending speculations, the former Chief Minister of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday formally announced that the party will contest upcoming Punjab election with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on a seat sharing basis. Capt Amarinder Singh announced its alliance with the BJP on his verified Twitter account and wrote that “Met union minister & …

Capt Amarinder Meets Haryana CM At His Residence, Calls It Courtesy Meeting

CHANDIGARH: Slow but steady, Captain Amarinder Singh is moving closer to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in preparation for the upcoming elections next year. The former Punjab chief minister on Tuesday met the current Haryana chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, at his residence here in Chandigarh. To keep the onlookers hanging, however, he termed the …