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AAP swears to be key player in Punjab poll

Jalandhar: With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) failing to make a mark in the Patiala and Talwandi Sabo byelections, the party has planned to form a strong organisational set up in the state to contest the 2017 Assembly elections. Addressing the media here today, party’s national spokesperson Sanjay Singh admitted that the party made certain mistakes that cost them dear in the byelections. He said:... 

Pb govt priority: Infrastructure, admn reforms

Chandigarh: Deputy Chief Minster Punjab Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal categorically said that the state government would pay focused attention to develop rural and urban infrastructure and ensuring implementation of governance reforms by providing all 149 citizen centric services to the people at their door steps by June 2015. Addressing the media here today, Mr. Badal said that the government has already... 
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AAP popularity graph falls flat in Punjab

Bathinda: Having made a history of winning four Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, recently, Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Admi Party AAP has fast begun to loose its mass base. The alarming signal of AAP becoming one election miracle has been noticed in the by-poll results. AAP leadership would have to wake up to analyse that what was going wrong with the party and why there was delay in appointing state party chief? AAP... 

Bypoll for Patiala/TS held, result on Aug 25

Chandigarh: By-polls to the Assembly seats of Talwandi Sabo and Patiala, were on Thursday held peacefully with around 70 and 62 percent polling respectively. The counting will take place on August 25.  Punjab Chief Electoral Officer VK Singh said here, “Barring firing of few gun shots in air at Rama Mandi in Talwandi Sabo, there was no incident of violence and the polling ended peacefully.”  However,... 

Amarinder hand-in-glove with Badals: Kejriwal

Patiala: Shiromani Akali Dal led by Badals and Congress leader Amarinder Singh were hand in glove and simply playing with the sentiments of common people, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal alleged today. Kejriwal, who was here to campaign for AAP candidate H S Adaltiwala for the by-poll to Patiala (Urban) seat to be held on August 21, said Akalis and Congress were dividing people in the name of... 

Shoe throwing on CM:3 more held by police

Chandigarh: Even as Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had “forgiven” the person who allegedly hurled shoe at him during an Independence Day event, police today arrested the accused and three others. The main accused was taken into custody yesterday itself, but today police arrested him and three others. Accused Vikram Kumar, a convener of the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Dhanaula Committee,... 

AAP’s signature campaign for Delhi poll

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party today launched its signature campaign, demanding fresh Assembly elections in Delhi. The campaign was launched in the Patparganj Assembly constituency by former Delhi education minister, Manish Sisodia, who also represents this constituency. The campaign will cover all 70 Assembly segments of the national capital and it will continue for atleast a fortnight. “The party will... 

Talwandi Sabo by-poll: Balkar Sidhu to contest as independent candidate

Talwandi Sabo: Replaced as AAP candidate noted singer Balkar Sidhu has announced to contest the Talwandi Sabo by-poll as an independent candidate. AAP party sources revealed that Baljinder Kaur, a lecturer of English at Mata Gujari College, Fatehgarh Sahib and a Ph. D. research fellow of Punjabi University Patiala is new candidate of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from Talwandi Sabo constituency. Polling is... 

Bill against communal violence sought

NEW DELHI: In view of the Sikh versus Muslim clashes in Shahranpur, AAP leader Advocate HS Phoolka has urged the Indian Parliament to pass a Bill against ‘Communal Violence’. Commenting upon Shahranpur violence Phoolka said that the U.P. Police and U.P. government remained mute spectators and failed to save the life and property of innocent citizens. “The reasons being given for inaction of police... 

GNDU Amritsar declares more exam results

Amritsar: The results of M.Sc.Internet  Studies Semester- II and IV, M.Sc Fashion Designing and Merchandising semester-IV, Post Graduate Diploma in Web Designing semester-II and B.Sc Home Science, semester-II held by the Guru Nanak Dev University in May 2014 have been declared here today. Dr. Renu Bhardwaj, Professsor Incharge (Examinations) said that these results are also available on University... 
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‘BJP offering Rs 20 cr each for AAP MLAs’

New Delhi: The AAP released a recorded audio message of party chief Arvind Kejriwal accusing the BJP of indulging in horse-trading to form the government in Delhi. “The BJP is resorting to dishonest and highly unethical methods to form the government by offering Rs.20 crore each to many MLAs,” said the message in Hindi. “It is completely wrong. If the BJP forms the government using... 

Has BJP ‘purchased’ AAP MLAs to form govt in Delhi?

NEW DELHI: Amidst the allegations of horse trading BJP today indicated that it was ready to form a government in the national capital, nearly six months after the party refused to take the plunge citing lack of majority. Newly-appointed Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay, after two separate meetings with party MLAs and MPs on the issue, said the party will consider taking a shot at government-formation... 
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PU declares the result of BSc part-III exam

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU) Chandigarh has declared the result for B.Sc. (Bio-Technology) Honour’s First Year and Shashtri Part-III examinations. Out of 291, who appeared for the B.Sc. (Bio-Technology) Honour’s First Year examination, as many as 146 have passed the examination. This year, 50.17% students passed the B.Sc. Honour’s (Bio-Technology) First Year examination. PU Controller of... 
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PU to start Soft Skill Programme Course

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University (PU) has decided to start the additional “Soft Skill Programme Course” for its MA students of Department of French & Francophone Studies, PU. The decision was taken at the PU Syndicate meeting held today. The meeting was presided over by the PU Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Arun Kumar Grover. The initiative is being taken as part of the ‘Soft Skills’ as proposed... 

AAP collapsing due to internal rift

NEW DELHI: Reeling under electoral debacle, Aam Aadmi Party today appeared split down the middle with senior leader Yogendra Yadav attacking Arvind Kejriwal while the party initiated moves to bring back Shazia Ilmi who had quit criticising the “coterie” around Kejriwal. The party leadership came under attack at a meeting of the National Executive, attended by party leaders from across... 

AAP workers go berserk at Kejriwal’s Amritsar visit

Amritsar: Days after Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh termed AAP a party of naxalites, AAP workers on Tuesday showed an instance of their ‘tag’ by causing a commotion in historic Jallianwala Bagh and misbehaving with press in the presence of party chief Arvind Kejriwal. AAP workers created a ruckus outside the office of Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust secretary SK Mukherjee and broke... 

AAP starts preparing for next Punjab assembly polls

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal has decided to focus on Punjab, keeping the assembly election in mind. Punjab was the only state to save AAP’s grace as it voted four AAP candidates to win. Mr Kejriwal will visit the state for a day on Tuesday and will also take stock of party’s performance. “They will meet volunteers, members, party supporters and... 

24 Congress MLAs seek Bajwa’s replacement as PPCC chief

CHANDIGARH: The demand for PPCC President Partap Bajwa’s resignation seems to be growing stronger with several more Senior Congress leaders and MLAs joining Kewal Singh Dhillon, PPCC Vice President today again and questioning the defence being given by the Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa over the catastrophic poll debacle in Punjab under his leadership. They asked him whether he... 

Dr Sidhu dares Majithia to quit for misleading Jaitley

Amritsar: After the poll debacle of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu said that Akali leader of Majha and Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia should resign for misleading Jaitley to contest from Amritsar. Dr Sidhu said, “There was a strong anti-incumbency against the SAD-BJP government at the ground level,... 
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AAP’s sun rises in Punjab, eclipses everywhere else

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party AAP saved its grace by winning four seats in the Malwa region of Punjab and it could not open its account elsewhere in the country. AAP even failed to win any seat in Delhi seat where it had formed the state government with support of Congress. However, the government lasted for nearly a month before Arvind Kejriwal quit as Delhi CM to pursue larger dream... 

Surveys list Aam Admi Party’s rise in Punjab

Chandigarh: As per the exit poll results released by the News24, Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and SAD-BJP would get five seats each, while three seats go to the Congress. Another exit poll result released by the ABP-Nielsen, however, gives seven seats to Congress, five to SAD-BJP and one to AAP. Both these surveys have acknowledged the rise of AAP in Punjab. Confident to open its account...