Punjab Politics News
Mahila Cong pays homage to Nirbhaya
Moga : The Punjab Mahila Congress organised a rally to commemorate the first death anniversary of Nirbhaya, a medical student who was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi and later died, here on Monday.
Oppose Modi’s rally: Cong to Sikhs
Chandigarh : Sukhpal Singh Khaira, PPCC spokesperson, has urged all Punjabis, particularly Sikhs, to boycott BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s rally at Jagraon in view of his “anti-Punjabi” policy displacing thousands of Sikh farmers from Gujarat.
Rahul leads Cong push for lokpal bill 1
NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi on Saturday appealed to all political parties to set aside their “little differences” and ensure the passage in Parliament of the lokpal bill, a “very, very powerful instrument” in the fight against corruption.
Tewari: Power crisis, so how sale to Pak?
Ludhiana : Raising a question mark over the state government’s move to sell electricity to Pakistan, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday said it was strange that the Akali-BJP government was trying to illuminate Lahore while Punjab continues to remain enveloped in darkness due to massive power shortage.
Sonia, PC root for gay rights, law may change
NEW DELHI: Leading the charge against an “archaic and repressive” law that criminalises gay sex, top Congress leaders, including Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday came out strongly against a Supreme Court judgment upholding this law. Stirred into action, the government was contemplating an ordinance to reverse the impact of the verdict.
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