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AAP holds anti-drugs protests across Punjab

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party held state-wide protests in different parts of Punjab today against Drug Smuggling and Usage of Drugs. Aam Aadmi Party Volunteers held a silent protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Ludhiana today. Wearing their signature caps and bands, they carried placards shaming both the parties of the ruling coalition for being hands in glove for the drug menace... 

AAP, Cong engaged in self-conflicts: Majithia

Majitha (Amritsar): Punjab Revenue and Public Relations Minister Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia today launched a scathing attack on Aam Aadmi Party and Congress and said the both AAP and Congress have collapsed in the state like pack of cards with infighting intensifying in both parties for crumbs of power and position. While distributing grants here for development projects in villages including Kajikot... 

PPP chapter going to close as Manpreet Badal set to join Congress

Deepkamal Kaur: Jalandhar: If leaders in the state Congress are to be believed, Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of CM Parkash Singh Badal, is set to formally join the Congress. Manpreet, who was expelled from the SAD in 2010, had floated People’s Party of Punjab. The modalities of the merger of the PPP and the Congress have almost been finalised. While it was being said that Manpreet Badal could... 

AAP heads for split in Punjab

Amritsar: Fissures in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have once again come to the fore with a faction of the party all set to hold a parallel rally at Baba Bakala on the occasion of Rakhar Punya here on Saturday. The party’s official rally is being organised by its Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur. Chhotepur feigned ignorance about the parallel rally. When asked whether any action would be initiated... 

Punjab can take Kejriwal to Indian PM’s chair

Kuldeep Mann: Chandigarh: Plundered by political parties and hopeless politicians since decades, Punjab is now pinning hopes on the immaculately-clean and visionary politician, Arvind Kejriwal, to change its fate and revive its pristine glory as number one state of India. None other than Kejriwal himself needs to take command of Punjab to liberate it from the shackles of real-rogues be it from SAD-BJP... 

Bains brothers are ready to join AAP

 Ludhiana: Ludhiana legislators Simarjit Singh Bains and his brother Balwinder Singh Bains, whose “satyagraha” against the sand mafia recently created a stir, are ready to join hands with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the 2017 Assembly elections. As reported by The Tribune, Simarjit said the national leadership of AAP had been in touch with him. “It is a two-way communication. We spoke to them... 

AAP condemns PM Modi on OROP issue

Ludhiana: The Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana today strongly condemned the Modi Government for ill treatment of Ex Service Men at Jantar Mantar yesterday. It also criticized the Prime Minister for not announcing the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) in his independence day speech as had been much hyped. According to Col. (Retd.) C. M. Lakhanpal, Ludhiana Zone In-charge of Aam Aadmi Party, “It... 

AAP govt presents ‘dream budget’ for Delhi

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party Legal Cell In-charge H. S. Phoolka praised India’s first ‘Swaraj Budget saying it is the first budget in 67 years which has been made by asking what the residents want and allocating funds accordingly. He thanked the Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal and the Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Manish Sisodia for this excellent budget. Here is the overview of... 

AAP’s awareness drive against medico-Mafia

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana today held an awareness drive against nexus  of private hospitals forcing  patients to buy medicines from medicine shops inside the hospitals near Dayanand Medical College and hospital today. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers distributed pamphlets urging people to insist on doctors writing generic names of medicines so that they can be bought from generic medicine shops... 

AAP launches anti-water-pollution drive

Ludhiana: The Aam Aadmi Party under its Clean and Green Ludhiana Project lead by Col. C. M. Lakhanpal today held an awareness drive against pollution of Water and River Bodies under “Save River Satluj, Save Buddha Dariya” at Sunder Nagar pully of the Buddha Dariya. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers with their signature caps and bands and carrying colorful placards could be seen educating the passersby... 

Bhullar row: PM Modi cancels Punjab trip

Namrata Biji Ahuja: New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over dreaded terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar’s return to a prison in Punjab, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his scheduled visit to the state. The Bhullar controversy has once again put BJP-SAD ties under strain as the 1993 Delhi bomb blasts case convict was shifted to Amritsar Central Jail from Delhi’s Tihar Jail amid tight... 

AAP volunteers for Doraha gas leak rescue

Ludhiana: A massive gas leakage in the Ammonia tanker truck which happened on the busy National Highway 1 under Doraha pull in Ludhiana district on night of 12th June 2015 have claimed 5 lives so far and more than 200 people are admitted to various hospitals in Ludhiana, Doraha and Khanna and many of them are said to be in serious conditions. Aam Aadmi Party Member Parliament from Fatehgarh Sahib Mr.... 

AAP campaigns pollution in Buddha Nalah, Sutlej River

LUDHIANA: The Clean and Green Ludhiana Team of Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana lead by Col. C. M. Lakhanpal today held another “Awareness Campaign against Pollution of Water Bodies” and “Save Satluj and Buddha Dariya” at Bridge of the Budha Dariya at Tibba Road The Aam Aadmi Volunteers could be seen at the bridge creating awareness against the different causes of Pollution of the Water Bodies and... 

No end to Kejriwal-Jung standoff as Delhi suffers

New Delhi: Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung flexed his administrative muscle on Wednesday, cancelling all bureaucratic appointments made by the Aam Aadmi Party government without consulting him in the past four days, deepening an unprecedented political stand-off in the Capital. The L-G’s move came hours after chief minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, complaining... 

AAP moots anti-corruption march from Amritsar

Amritsar: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced to launch Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption in Punjab from Jallianwala Bagh Amritsar from today. The march will end at Anandpur Sahib on May 23 after covering 22 districts. Addressing the media here on the eve of the big journey, AAP state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur said the state was being misruled. “Our mission is to generate awareness... 

AAP holds candle light vigil in memory of Arshdeep

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana’s “Clean and Green Ludhiana” team launched an awareness drive under its “Save Satluj and Buddha Dariya Project”. The team lead by Col.  C.M. Lakhanpal held an awareness drive on Ferozepur road near the sidhwan canal bridge near Verka Milk Plant. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers could be seen holding banners and placards creating awareness about how the pollution... 

Delhi’s AAP govt to pass Lokpal Bill in June

New Delhi: The AAP government will table the Jan Lokpal Bill, over which Arvind Kejriwal had resigned from chief ministerial post after the proposed legislation could not be passed in Assembly in 2014, in Budget Session in June, 2015. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that government has started working on Jan Lokpal Bill. “Started working on Jan Lokpal Bill,” the Chief... 

AAP’s anti-VIP culture cycle rally a big draw

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party’s 100 Km Cycle rally from Ludhiana to Chandigarh against Badal Govts. VVIP Culture got an overwhelming response from the people of Punjab as it culminated in Chandigarh this afternoon. The Aam Aadmi Party Volunteers lead by Aam Aadmi Party Leader  Mr. H. S. Phoolka restarted the rally this morning from Morninda after a night halt. Mr. Phoolka himself cycled all the 100... 

AAP plans 100km cycle rally against VIP culture

Ludhiana: Senior Advocate S. H.S. Phoolka, AAP leader will cycle 100 kms from Ludhiana to Chandigarh with AAP team. The rally will start on 29th March from Ludhiana and will reach Chandigarh on 30th at noon. This Cycle Rally is to protest against the rampant VIP culture and the wastage of public money on VIP’s. The govt. has no money to pay the salaries of its employees but are spending lavishly... 

Pb govt criticized for wasting funds meant for differently abled students

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party accused the SAD/BJP Govt of wasting funds meant for differently abled students. AAP Ludhiana held a protest this misuse/wastage of funds outside the DC Office and submitted a memorandum in this regard to the administration. AAP District Convenor Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that according to the CAG’s report the Punjab Govt has diverted, misused and wasted funds meant for providing... 
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AAP slams Jyani for treatment in Pvt hospital

Ludhiana: Senior AAP Leader HS Phoolka today expressed dismay and surprise over the fact the Health Minister of Punjab preferred to get treated in a private hospital as the Govt. hospital did not have adequate facilities. While wishing the Minister good health, Phoolka said that such was the sad state of affairs of Govt. run hospitals under the Health Minister’s watch that they lack even the basic... 

AAP holds silent protest against spate of rapes

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana today held a silent protest over the ghastly gang rape incident, which happened on women’s day 8th march. This protest was held outside the police commissioner’s office and a silent march was carried out from there towards the DC office and the Ferozepur road, where it culminated. AAP district convener Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that this protest was held to highlight... 

AAP for implementation of anti-tobacco law

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana lady volunteers made a human chain from Bhai Bala Chowk to the Deputy Commissioner’s office today on the occasion of International Women’s day. Wearing their signature Aam Aadmi Caps and holding placards against smoking and tobacco products they were demanding swift implementation of the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Act (COPTA) which prohibits any tobacco vends... 

P Bhusan & Y Yadav removed as AAP PAC members

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today sacked senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its top decision-making body, after weeks of infighting that pitted the two against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. With 19 of the 21 members attending the party’s National Executive, 11 voted to drop Bhushan and Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee (PAC), while eight voted against, party... 

AAP cycle rally to end VIP culture in Punjab

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Leader HS Phoolka will lead a cycle rally of 100 Kilometers from Ludhiana to Chandigarh on 29th and 30th March 2015 to open the eyes and ears of the government to stop the VIP culture and uphold the rights of the common man. It is shocking and surprising that money is spent lavishly on the VVIP’s and a large number of governments staff is not even paid their salary for... 

Sukhpal Khaira quitting Congress to join AAP

Chandigarh: Punjab Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Saturday confirmed that Congress spokesman and former MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira would soon formally join the party. Chhotepur, while addressing a group of mediapersons in Mohali, said the party had already conveyed it to AAP national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was open to the idea of having Khaira... 

Kejriwal govt implements power and water subsidy

New Delhi: The Kejriwal government today announced reduction in power tariff by 50% for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by Aam Aadmi Party. For families using 20,000 litres of water per month, Delhi government will waive off water and sewer charges, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said. The rates will come into effect from... 

AAP alleges advt embezzlement in Ldh MC

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party District Convenor Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has once again shown that when it comes to safeguarding vested political interests in awarding contracts they are second to none. Once again the Municipal Commissioner and the Mayor have proven that they are least bothered about protecting the interests of the corporation and the city and will... 

Achchhe Din for whom? Anna asks PM Modi

Mumbai: Ahead of his protests in Jantar Mantar against the Land Acquisition ordinance, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “thinking” about industrialists but not farmers and the poor. Taking a swipe at Modi, Hazare said “achchhe din (good days)”, which was a campaign theme of BJP during Lok Sabha elections, has come “only for... 

Manish Sisodia is likely to be made Delhi Deputy CM

New Delhi: Manish Sisodia is all set to be the deputy chief minister in Arvind Kejriwal government which is likely to have four new faces this time, Aam Aadmi Party sources said on Thursday. Barring Sisodia, who is a close confidant of Kejriwal, and Satyendra Jain, the rest four- Rakhi Birla, Saurabh Bharadwaj, Somnath Bharti, Girish Soni — who were in AAP’s earlier cabinet —  are... 

Supporters want Manpreet Badal to join Kejriwal

Chandigarh: After the stupendous victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly elections, disenchanted activists of the People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) have started building pressure on party chief Manpreet Singh Badal to join hands with AAP. The Facebook page of Manpreet is flooded with messages requesting him to unite with the AAP. A number of PPP activists have even raised objections... 

AAP beneficiary of Congress decimation: Badal

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal said here today that the SAD performance in the just concluded assembly elections in Delhi had shown an improvement over the previous elections, in terms of both vote-share and the number of votes polled by the party’s candidates. “The sole reason for this increase not being converted into seats was the transfer of all Congress... 

Anna Hazare congratulates protégé Kejriwal

Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra): Anti-corruption crusader and Gandhian activist Anna Hazare today congratulated AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for the party’s spectacular performance in the Delhi Assembly polls. He said the election result was in favour of the AAP because the “achhe din only came for industrialists” after the Narendra Modi-led government came to power at the Centre eight months back. “I... 

Delhi smashed Kiran Bedi’s arrogance

New Delhi: The BJP parachute Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi not only piloted her whole party into a massive defeat in the Delhi poll, but herself lost from party’s stronghold Krishna Nagar. AAP’s SK Bagga defeated the former IPS officer by a margin of 2,277 votes from the seat which had stood by BJP even during the 15 years of Congress rule under Sheila Dikshit. Considered to be an arrogant... 

NAPA seeks Modi’s resignation on moral ground

Jalandhar: Indian American Community while congratulating the Aam Adami Party for sweeping the Delhi Assembly poll seek the resignation of Prime Minister Narendera Modi. Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) said that  a defeat  of BJP is a referendum against the BJP government for which the Prime Minister should respect the mandate of the people... 

Delhi voters reject Modi’s divisive politics, give landslide victory to Kejriwal

New Delhi: The wise voters of Delhi rejected the divisive politics of Modi-Shah duo and gave a massive mandate to Arvind Kejriwal led AAP. AAP decimated the BJP and the Congress by recording a landslide victory and is set to secure 67 of the 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections, halting the Narendra Modi juggernaut in its tracks. Arvind Kejriwal, the former Revenue Service officer who led his party... 

AAP’s Delhi performance wouldn’t impact Punjab politics: Sukhbir

Amritsar: Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal along with his wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, paid obeisance at Golden Temple and partook in the Bhog of Sri Akhand Path Sahib. On the side lines of the visit, answering a media query pertaining to exit polls  conducted by major news organizations regarding the elections in the... 

AAP is set to get clear majority in Delhi: Exit polls

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party seemed set for a clear majority in the Delhi Assembly elections, with exit polls on Saturday giving it between 35 and 43 seats in the 70-member House. The BJP were projected to get 23 to 29 seats. The Congress was being given three to five. As per the India Today Cicero exit poll BJP is expected to get 23-29, AAP 35-43 seats and Congress 3-5 seats. The... 

BJP alluring voters with money, liquor: AAP

New Delhi: The AAP-BJP bitter spat on Thursday saw the Aam Aadmi Party accusing the saffron party of trying to “buy votes” ahead of February 7 Assembly polls by distributing money and free liquor. “We have information that the BJP is distributing money, liquor and non-vegetarian food to the public and they are also seizing voter identity cards of poor,” AAP leader Ashutosh alleged. “We also... 

BJP concedes defeat? says Delhi poll results not referendum on PM

NEW DELHI:  With most of the opinion polls giving an edge to AAP in Delhi elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the electoral mandate in the national capital cannot be seen as a referendum on the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre. “It is the election for the Chief Minister and not for the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi is not fighting Assembly elections. It...