2022 punjab elections

Pathankot Grenade Attack Solved? 6 Held With Arms & Ammunition By Punjab Police

CHANDIGARH: With the arrest of six alleged operatives of International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) group, Punjab Police claims to have busted a major terror module and solved the hand grenade attacks including one at Pathankot Army Camp, Punjab DGP claimed. The SBS Nagar police have also recovered six hand-grenades (86 P), one pistol (9mm), one […]

Amid Row Over PM Security Lapse, Punjab Gets New DGP; 1987-Batch IPS V K Bhawra

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: 1987-batch IPS  Viresh Kumar Bhawra, who served at key postings in Punjab and centre at Intelligence Bureau (IB), has been made the new director general police (DGP) of the state. His appointment comes at a time when Punjab is caught in a controversy over security lapse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his […]

The Truth Behind PM’s Security Breach In Punjab

FEROZPUR/NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was left stranded at a flyover for over 15 minutes on Wednesday while he was going to address a rally at Hussainiwala in Punjab. The grave security lapse has resulted in an all out information war with the Congress accusing the Prime Minister of insulting Punjab. Congress […]

Cong Hits Back, Says All PM Arrangements Were In Tandem With SPG; 10K Deployed

NEW DELHI: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi cancelled his programme in Punjab after his convoy was stuck in a traffic jam, the Congress hit back at the ruling BJP saying all arrangements were made in tandem with Special Pritection Group (SPG) and other agencies and route was carved for all buses. The Congress also […]

Punjab CM Calls Kejriwal “Bahar Ki Bimari” At A Public Meeting

PUNJAB: Soon after Delhi chief minister and national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal announced that he has been tested positive for Coronavirus, the chief minister of Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi called Kejriwal “Bahar ki Bimari” at a public meeting in Morinda, Punjab. While addressing the gathering, he said, “As soon as I […]

4 Punjab Mantris Discuss Poll In Delhi, Keep Sidhu Out

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the scheduled Screening Committee meeting later in the day to discuss candidates for upcoming Punjab assembly elections, four state ministers on Tuesday met Congress General Secretary (Organisations) KC Venugopal to discuss the election strategy in the state. Punjab Home Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Pargat Singh and two other ministers were also […]

Do Not Politicise Guru Nanak Dev’s Takkadi, AAP Leader Tells Harsimrat Badal

CHANDIGARH: There seems to be another political row in offing in Punjab — and it’s over election symbol, an old one at that. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab MLA and Kisan Wing State President Kultar Singh Sandhwan strongly condemned Harsimrat Kaur Badal for comparing Shiromani Akali Dal’s (Badal) election symbol ‘takkadi’ with the ‘Takkadi’ of […]

EC Delegation Holds Meeting With Officials In UP To Assess Poll Preparedness

LUCKNOW: To check the poll preparedness in Uttar Pradesh that will witness a hot contest between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the other opposition parties including the Samajwadi Party and the Congress among others, a delegation of the Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra held a review meeting on […]

Former Cricketer Dinesh Mongia, Bajwa Joins Bharatiya Janata Party In Delhi

PUNJAB (CHANDIGARH): Former cricketer Dinesh Mongia joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during a ceremony held in the party office in Delhi on Tuesday. It is expected that Mongia will start his political innings from Punjab and may contest the Punjab assembly polls which is due early next year. Besides Mongia, two other MLA’s Fateh Jung […]

Congress To Kick Start Its Poll Campaign With Rahul Gandhi From January 3 In Moga

NEW DELHI: The Congress will contest the Punjab Assembly elections next year under the leadership of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Former party chief Rahul Gandhi will kickstart the party’s election campaign formally on January 3 from Moga. In fact, contesting elections in Punjab under the leadership of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will not […]