Election commission warns Naqvi for ‘Modi ki sena’ remark

New Delhi, April 18: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has warned Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his ‘Modi ki sena (Modi’s army)’ remark, which he made during an election rally in Rampur. The poll body has asked him to refrain from using references to security forces for political propaganda and to be careful in […]

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Poonam files nomination, ‘dutiful husband’ Shatrughan Sinha accompanies

New Delhi, April 18: Political affiliations don’t come in the way of relationships. That’s when actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha accompanied wife Poonam as she filed her nomination from the Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency, it was not much of a surprise. Shatrughan is contesting Lok Sabha election 2019 from Patna Sahib seat in Bihar on a Congress ticket. Wife […]

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Sushil Modi files defamation case against Rahul Gandhi over ‘Modi surname jibe’

Patna, April 18: Rahul Gandhi was on Thursday dragged to court over his “why all thieves have Modi in their name” remark, with Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi filing a defamation suit against the Congress president. The senior BJP leader filed a criminal complaint before the court of Patna Chief Judicial Magistrate Kumar […]

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Trans Mountain Expansion Project decision by June 18: Amarjeet Sohi

the Liberal government, which purchased the project for $4.5 billion, hit a roadblock last summer when the Federal Court quashed its initial cabinet approval of the expanded pipeline. It forced Ottawa to start over on Indigenous consultation and marine-related environmental assessment, two key issues

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SAD, Congress yet to finalise candidates for Bathinda, Ferozepur

Muktsar, April 18: With just about a month left for polling in the state (May 19), both Congress and SAD are yet to declare their candidates for the Bathinda and Ferozepur seats. Nevertheless, the SAD leadership has been canvassing and regularly holding meetings with party workers for the last about a month. On the other […]

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It’s barbaric: Capt Amarinder on beheading of 2 Punjabi men in Saudi Arabia

Chandigarh, April 18: Condemning as “totally barbaric and inhuman” the recent beheading of two Punjabis by the authorities in Saudi Arabia, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he would seek a detailed report from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on the matter. The two men — Satwinder Kumar of Safdarpur Kallian village […]

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Rain hits farmers in Patiala, Sangrur, Abohar, Muktsar; wheat crop flattened, Capt orders girdawari

Chandigarh, April 17: Following reports of damage to wheat crop in various parts of the state due to rain and dust storm, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today ordered a special girdawari for the assessment of crop loss.An official press release said the CM ordered urgent steps to ascertain the extent of the damage to […]

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AAP to have separate manifesto for each constituency in Punjab

Patiala, April 17: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to have a separate manifesto for each of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. Kicking off their campaign in Patiala, party’s poll campaign committee chairman Aman Arora said they would soon release their manifesto separately for each constituency. Addressing a press conference here, […]

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MLAs to ensure victory of party candidates, says Capt

Chandigarh, April 17: Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today told MLAs and district unit heads that they would be responsible for mobilising support in favour of official party candidate in their respective parliamentary constituency. Amid resentment among a section of unsuccessful ticket seekers and their supporters, the message to the party rank and file came […]

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