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AAP holds centrestage, even in Cong, Akali rallies at Maghi

Archit Watts: Muktsar: The Maghi Mela today proved to be an Aam Aadmi Party show with surging crowds at the party rally seemingly unnerving the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal. Even as the Congress and SAD dismissed AAP as a party of no consequence in Punjab, leaders of both the parties launched a vitriolic attack on AAP, and kept their focus on it during their speeches. Enthused by the large... 

Sikhs protests create curfew-like situation on Punjab roads

Sarbjit Dhaliwal: Chandigarh: Five days after torn Guru Granth Sahib “birs” were found at a Faridkot village, tension continued to prevail across Punjab as Sikh activists today defied the “one roadblock per district” diktat issued by religious leaders on Saturday. The Moga district in Malwa belt alone witnessed 21 blockades, it is learnt. The situation was no different in neighbouring Faridkot—the... 

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... 

2 Akali leaders caught with ‘detonators’

Gurdeep Singh Mann: Bathinda: The police are baffled over the recovery of 10 “detonators” from an accident-hit car that belongs to two Akali leaders from Lambi (Muktsar), the home constituency of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. The two leaders — Kulwinder Singh, former sarpanch of Ratta Khera village in Muktsar, and his brother Lakhwinder Singh — have been detained for questioning. Though... 

Punjab transport mafia running more buses with less route permits

Jupinderjit Singh: Chandigarh: The number of private buses plying on Punjab roads is much more than the valid route permits issued in the state. About 50 transporters, mostly from political heavyweight families or their associates, have been issued up to 40 per cent of the 2,885 route permits. Around 900 other transporters share the remaining around 60 per cent permits. Official documents about route... 

Sukhbir claims to create 1 lakh jobs by next year

Bathinda: The state government will provide jobs to at least one lakh youths by next year. All departments have been asked to provide a detailed list of vacancies and the recruitment process will commence in six months. This was stated by SAD president and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal while addressing a rally of the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) on the occasion of a special drive to enrol members... 

Bains brothers to launch new political party

ROPAR: Two independent legislators, who had been vocal against the policies of the Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab, on Tuesday announced to float a new political party . Balwinder Singh Bains, an independent MLA from Ludhiana South assembly seat, who has recently set up a social platform ‘Insaaf Group’, said here that he and his brother Simarjit Singh Bains, also an MLA from Atam... 
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AAP MP seeks CBI probe into trader’s suicide

Fatehgarh Sahib: Member Parliament from Fatehgarh Sahib, Harinder Singh Khalsa has asked for a CBI inquiry into the suicide of Mandi Gobindgarh businessman Rajesh Gupta, s/o Om Chand Gupta who has blamed Akali leader Sukhvinder Bhanvri and ETO Bhangu for his death as they were constantly harassing him. MP Khalsa called this as the blatant misuse of power and goonda-raj by the ruling SAD. He said Akali... 

Akali leaders hail budget sops for Amritsar

Amritsar: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders from the Majha region led by Revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia today lauded Union finance minister Arun Jaitely for his continued benevolence to the Majha region, saying this was for the first time in decades that the border area had got its due in the Union budget for two consecutive years. The leaders, including Chief parliamentary secretaries Virsa... 

Akali leaders hail clean chit to Majithia in drug smuggling case

Amritsar: Senior Punjab ministers today said the truth had finally prevailed and the politically motivated allegations levelled by the Punjab Congress against Revenue minister Bikram Majithia had proved to be false and baseless. The ministers including Gulzar Singh Ranike, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon and Janmeja Singh Sekhon said the statement by the Enforcement Directorate giving a clean chit to Mr Majithia... 

ED grills Akali leader & NRI Sabha ex-chief

Jalandhar: Akali Dal MLA from Kartarpur Sarwan Singh Phillaur and NRI Sabha (Punjab) former president and hotelier Kamaljit Singh Hayer today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for investigation into the allegations of receiving money from Goraya-based businessman Chuni Lal Gaba. The businessman is under scanner for his alleged involvement in the Rs 6,000 crore synthetic drug racket that... 

Sukhbir’s statement on law & order an absurd joke: AAP

Chandigarh: AAP leaders Sucha Singh Chhotepur and HS Phholka said on Wednesday that Sukhbir Badal’s statement that law and order was the first priority of the Punjab Government was an absurd joke Chhotepur and Phoolka said that the law and order situation in Punjab was obvious to everyone, that Police is totally slaves in the hands of Akali leaders. “Here security is only for the Akali leaders... 

Sukhbir’s new SAD team: Majithia Gen Sec, some Hindus urban units heads

 Chandigarh: The SAD president, Sukhbir Singh Badal, released the list of party office-bearers here today. To further expand the party base, he has increased the number of district units by creating new units in urban areas. Earlier, the party’s urban district units were confined to big cities such as Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana. He has now set up urban units in smaller districts such as Mansa,... 

Majithia wants to quit as SAD youth wing chief

Jalandhar: Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Friday said he is ready to quit the post of Shiromani Akali Dal youth wing chief as he did not want to hold too many positions. “The post of the youth wing president of Shiromani Akali Dal is a huge responsibility. I am representing the government in the Council of Ministers, besides being the president of the Punjab Rifle Association. I do... 

Bhagwant Mann goes poetic in Parliament to ask ‘Achhe Din Kab Aane Wale Hain’?

Sangrur MP and Comedian recites poetry in Parliament to ridicule BJP on its ‘Achhe Din’ ploy. Click the link below to see video:    Read More →

Indira Gandhi was pre-determined to attack Golden Temple

One thing Kuldip Nayar and Media has always ignored is the fact that Indira Gandhi had already decided and was making plans to attack the Golden Temple as per Lt. Gen. Sinha. Indira Gandhi never wanted to resolve Punjab problem peacefully. There were many meetings with Akali leaders to resolve the problems, and many times it was declared that both sides have reached an agreement. But every time Indira...