Punjab Politics News

Mahila Cong pays homage to Nirbhaya

Tuesday, 17/12/2013


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

Monday, 16/12/2013


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

Sunday, 15/12/2013


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?

Saturday, 14/12/2013


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

Friday, 13/12/2013


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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Sonia, Rahul to visit state on April 24

Thursday, 17/04/2014


Chandigarh : To boost the morale of the Congress candidates and give a fillip to the party’s campaign in Punjab, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would campaign for them on April 24 and 25.



Oberoi gets Sikh of Year award in UK

Friday, 18/04/2014


Patiala : Sikh philanthropist Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi has joined the club of eminent Sikhs who have got ‘Sikh of the year’ award at the House of Lords, London. The Sikh International Forum (TSIF) has given Oberoi this award for the year 2013.