As Congress released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections, Navjot Singh Sidhu finds himself contesting from Amritsar East and CM Charanjit Singh Channi from Chamkaur Sahib.
Current Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, suggested that Congress should declare the next Chief Ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.
Sood's sister joined the party in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Sidhu.
On January 5, the Prime Minister’s convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur after which he returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event, including a rally.
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With the Election Commission announcing poll dates for five states, including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, farmer leaders on Saturday said it is a tough road ahead for the BJP as the Centre is yet to meet their demands.
The Union government has provided the Y+ category VIP security cover to Punjab MLA Fatehjang Singh Bajwa who recently joined the BJP, according to official sources.
“At least the BJP and the PM then should have told why the three central black laws were brought and withdrawn.The country was deprived of knowing it and this is what I regret,” Yadav said.
The prime minister's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday, after which he returned from the poll-bound state without attending any event, including a rally.
The ruling BJP in Tripura held torch rallies in all eight districts and 23 sub-divisions of the state to protest over the stopping of PM's convoy in Punjab
The party also sought fixing of accountability of security agencies, including the Special Protection Group (SPG) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB).
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security was recently breached in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi labelled it as a 'gimmick'. He also said that a leader of his stature should not indulge in 'such cheap theatrics'
'There was no programme to stop the Prime Minister's visit or obstruct his visit,' SKM said in a statement after the PM's convoy was stopped en route to a political gathering in Firozpur, Punjab.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy was stopped in Punjab due to a security breach by protestors, Supreme Court on Friday will hear a plea seeking investigation of the incident. President Ram Nath Kovind has also expressed concern regarding the same.
Terming the controversy over the security of the Prime Minister as "unfortunate", former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said that at no point there should be any complacency when it comes to protecting the highest executive office of India.
The committee appointed by the Punjab Government to probe the security lapse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy comprises Justice (Retd.) Mehtab Singh Gill and Principal Secretary, Home Affairs and Justice, Anurag Verma.
This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.
Modi, who landed in Bathinda and had to take the road route to Hussainiwala in Ferozepur because of inclement weather, was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes due to a blockade by some farmers, an incident the Union Home Ministry described as a "major lapse" in his security.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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