New Delhi : Fifteen days to go for the Lok Sabha elections in Punjab, the Congress today appointed former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal chairman of the Punjab election campaign committee and Jagmeet Brar, former MP, the committee’s co-chair.
Amritsar: Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency Capt Amarinder Singh, on Monday, filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) against BJP candidate Arun Jaitley for having purchased a house in Amritsar for garnering support from the people who consider him an outsider.
Amritsar : Former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar, Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded imposition of financial emergency in the state. He said that the situation would deteriorate further as the Reserve Bank of India had refused further overdraft to the state. He said that this means the state will not have the money even to meet day to day expenses.
LUDHIANA: Punjab education secretary Anjali Bawra has directed all districts in the state not to distribute the Class-8 social studies textbook.
Amritsar : Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday held the Badal family including the Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his brother-in-law Bikram Singh Majithia responsible for ruining the real estate business in Punjab for their personal interests.
AMRITSAR: Dubbing his BJP rival Arun Jaitley as pseudo-liberal, Congress candidate from Amritsar Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the former to explain how foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail is going to hit the common retailers.
Chandigarh : In a significant development, the Election Commission (EC) has sought from the Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) a recorded CD of the meeting in Jalandhar on Thursday wherein Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had reportedly asked industrialists to fund SAD-BJP candidate Pawan Kumar Tinu's campaign.
Cold and calculated murder of a young bride from Nawanshahr has resulted in her NRI husband being jailed for life by a British court.