Harpreet Bajwa

Parkash Singh Badal, the latest, to demand immediate release of Bhullar

Earlier Sikh organisations have given an ultimatum to  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till January 26 to clarify his stand on the release of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar.

8 hours ago

Punjab Lok Congress announces first list of 22 candidates; Amarinder to contest from Patiala (Urban), Ex-SAD-MLA Farzana from Malerkotla

The PLC leader said all these candidates have strong political credentials and are well-known faces in their respective constituencies. There is one woman among the candidates. 

10 hours ago

Former Punjab DGP and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisor booked for 'hate speech'

Mohammad Mustafa claimed the case registered against him is baseless and without proper verification of facts.

10 hours ago

Caste aside in Punjab electoral politics

Punjab has the largest density of Scheduled Caste population in the country, over 33% are spread across the state as per the 2011 census.

20 hours ago

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi threatens AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal with defamation suit

Channi claimed that Kejriwal has now crossed all limits and that he has requested his party to give permission to file a defamation case against the AAP leader.

22 Jan 2022

Centre trying to frame me in mining case: Punjab CM Channi

He also linked the raids to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Punjab when he had to return without addressing a rally at Ferozepur because of security breach. 

20 Jan 2022

Will persuade brother not to contest: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said everyone had the right to contest elections in a democracy.

18 Jan 2022

Denied ticket, Punjab CM Channi’s disgruntled brother Dr Manohar Singh to contest as an independent candidate

Singh said he will talk to his brother Channi and convince him about his decision.

16 Jan 2022

Candidates finalised, over to campaign

Channi, Sidhu named as Punjab Cong first list has stamp of state party president.

16 Jan 2022

Punjab elections: Draft manifesto could spell trouble for grand old party

The Congress high command had set up the manifesto committee headed by Bajwa. The panel prepared the draft and sent it to the Punjab in-charge Harish Chaudhary. 

15 Jan 2022

Narcotics and elections: Drug issue will give punjab poll a high this time also

Nothing of the sort happened as an ousted Amarinder floated his own party and joined forces with the BJP. Meanwhile, the drug problem has remained as serious as ever.

12 Jan 2022

Chandigarh Diary

Under the Chandigarh administration plan to give a facelift to the Sukhna Lake island, it has decided to re-build the iconic four-storey watchtower here.

12 Jan 2022

Women’s security jeopardised after Taliban took over Afghanistan: Farid Mamundzay

Farid Mamundzay said that as of now Afghanistan has not become a terror state, but in the absence of reasonable and responsible government, the country would eventually become a terror state.

10 Jan 2022

Major test goof-up of Amritsar flyers

A majority of passengers, who had tested positive after returning from Italy in two chartered flights, have been found not infected in re-testing.

10 Jan 2022

Punjab elections 2022: AAP, Akali Dal ready themselves to end Congress 'misgovernance'

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir  Singh Badal  hailed the announcement of  Assembly polls and said the people of the state will immediately heave a big sigh of relief. 

09 Jan 2022