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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... 

Would Kejriwal again wear the crown of Delhi CM?

New Delhi: Enjoying the overwhelming support of minorities especially Muslims, Sikhs and Christians; backed by the poor and downtrodden and having penetrated deep into the hearts of youths and those who want to change the corrupt system, Aam Aadmi Party AAP is all set to gain in the Delhi assembly poll. Blooming with confidence and energy, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is aggressively pitching... 

Ludhiana to Delhi walk by AAP volunteers

Ludhiana: AAM AADMI PARTY volunteers today took upon a unique march when they started a march of over 300 km from Ludhiana to Delhi in support of Mr. Arvind Kejriwal. Sukhdev Singh, Udey Bhan, Abdul Khan and Prince Masih today started this journey after paying, respects at the status of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. Flagging off this march AAM AADMI PARTY Ludhiana Convener Ahbaab Singh... 

AAP lauds HC for staying transfer of ED officer

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Leader and Supreme Court Advocate Mr. H.S. Phoolka and State Convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur today thanked the bench headed by Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court for staying the transfer of Enforcement Directorate assistant Director S. Niranjan Singh who was handling the 6000 crores drugs racket case and had summoned Cabinet Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia in... 
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Akali Dal reaps rich dividends from Aam Admi Party’s rise

KULDEEP MANN: Chandigarh: Normally political parties do not tolerate the rise of their opponents. But, Punjab’s ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal SAD has sufficient reasons to smile over the rise of Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Admi party AAP. AAP’s performance not only helped the SAD to save its grace during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, but, now its rise from fall in Delhi’s ongoing assembly poll, has... 

Land acquisition bill unjust & exploitive: AAP

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana today held a protest against the Land Acquisition bill passed by the union Govt through the ordnance route. AAP dist. Convener Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that we were following instructions from our State Convenor S. Sucha Singh Chhotepur to hold protest against this draconian law in all district head quarters. AAP today presented a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner... 

AAP to protest against land acquisition bill 2015

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party Punjab State Convener S. Sucha Singh Chhotepur strongly condemned the unjust and arbitrary amendments to the Land Acquisition bill that the BJP Govt. has tried to pass through the back door by bringing an ordinance to favour its Corporate Financiers. According to Mr. Chhotepur “The ordinance on Land Acquisition is against the Interests of the Farmers and Rural Population... 

AAP seeks paramilitary security for officers examining Majithia in drugs case

Ludhiana: H. S. Phoolka, the Aam Aadmi Party Spokesperson briefed the media today and demanded that officers examining Majithia should be provided with paramilitary security. This is necessary firstly to ensure the safety of these officers and their families. Secondly to instill confidence among them and to send a message that the government is on their side and not on the side of the guilty minister... 

Punjab govt schools in pathetic condition: AAP

Amritsar: Referring to recent media articles in which the poor condition of Govt schools was highlighted Aam Aadmi Party District Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that SAD/BJP Govt was completely oblivious to the needs and wants of students who are the future of the nation. Grewal said that the Govt schools are woefully short of trained staff and infrastructure, the students being forced to sit out in the... 
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Akali Halqa Incharge are curse for Punjab: AAP

Chandigarh: Sucha Singh Chhotepur summed up the institution of Halqa Incharge as  the root cause of the threatening of govt officials to elicit undue favours and gross interference in public administration, as is evident in the present case. It is indeed ironic that the defeated candidates of the ruling party are feted more than the elected representative by the officialdom in Punjab than in any... 

AAP wants Punjab MPs to plead case of Indians taken hostage in Iraq

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party Convenor, Punjab, Sucha Singh Chottepur said on Saturday that in view of the crisis of missing Indians  most of them belonging to  Punjab there is a requirement to send an all party delegation based on the MP’s belonging to Punjab as a measure to know the facts first hand on ground rather then form conjectures based on third party reports. He said that Aam Aadmi... 

AAP helps fake encounter victim family

Ludhiana: The Aam Aadmi Party Punjab Convenor Mr. Sucha Singh Chhotepur along with AAP Ludhiana Convenor Mr. Ahbaab Grewal handed over a cheque of Rs. One Lakh to Mr. Jaspal Singh, the father of the two Aam Aadmi Party volunteers who were killed in a fake encounter by the Punjab Police in Jamalpur area of Ludhiana in September 2014. “The family members of the two young brothers who were killed in... 

5 newborns death: AAP seeks resign of Jiyani, Dr Sidhu

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party held a protest against the gross negligence on behalf of the doctors and staff of Civil Hospital, Ludhiana which led to the tragic loss of five Newborns. Condemning  the actions  of the doctors and staff of the civil hospital as criminal, AAP District Convener,  Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that such carelessness and negligent behavior on the part of the doctors and staff... 

AAP to protest against non-payment to Punjab farmers

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party feels strongly concerned about the nonpayment of paddy payment to the farmers in Punjab for the last two week. The fight between the partners of ruling alliance in Punjab i.e. Akali Dal and BJP has led to this suffering of the farmers. Modi led BJP Government in the centre with Mr. Arun Jaitely as its Finance Minister is using this nonpayment as a handle to settle score... 

1984 Sikh genocide: AAP holds candle march

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party Volunteers all over Punjab participated in Insaaf Ki Pukar march called by our National Convenor Mr. Arvind Kejriwal. Aam Aadmi Party volunteers from Ludhiana today carried out a peaceful Candle light March which started from PAU Gate no. 2 demanding justice for genocide victims of 1984 as well as victims of riots everywhere else in the Country. They reiterated that Aam Aadmi... 

‘Goonda Raj’ chief architect Sukhbir Badal must resign: AAP

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party AAP held a massive protest against the stage-managed cold-blooded murder of two party activist just for the reason that duo had shifted their party loyalty from Shiromani Akali Dal SAD to AAP. Addressing the gathering AAP state Convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur said that framing innocent citizens in false cases, threatening and scaring them had become standard practice for the... 

AAP warns Sukhbir against destroying environ

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party has joined the cause of saving the Environment in Ludhiana and is opposing the move to destroy a green belt of the city by changing the PSPCL colony into a private commercial zone- a concrete Monstrosity. Deputy CM Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal, in carrying forward his practice of selling of the family silver all over Punjab is hell bent on selling off 32.5 Acres of Prime Government...