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.
The officers were interrogated in a BSF camp in Ferozepur by a three-member committee constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs after an incident of a lapse in PM's Modi's security in Punjab on Wednesday.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said ‘the deliberate criminal negligence during the visit of the world's popular and admired leader Narendra Modi has made the Congress a cowardly conspiracy clan’.
PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit was cut short on Wednesday after a ‘major security lapse’, as he was stranded on a flyover for 20 minutes, due to a blockade by protesters. It prompted MHA to seek an immediate report from the state government.
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh also claimed his party’s alliance with the BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal-Sanyukt for the next year’s Assembly polls is in the national and state's interest.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made his comment in context of farmers’ organisations creating a political front to contest upcoming Punjab elections scheduled in February.
Kejriwal urged anganwadi and ASHA workers to unite to ensure formation of an AAP government in Punjab, which will solve all their issues.
Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.
Alluding to AAP, Punjab CM Channi had said "kale angrez" are trying to take over Punjab after "chitte angrez" (British) were ousted from the country.
"I am not 'ailaanjeet' (one who only makes announcements). I am 'vishwasjeet' (one who has won people's trust)": Charanjit Singh Channi.
BJP leaders said, that the decision of the repeal shows the party's genuine efforts to win over the Sikhs, who joined by sections of Jat farmers in Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh have been in the vanguard of the over-a-year-long protests against these laws, in the border state of Punjab where the party and former chief minister Amarinder Singh have highlighted security concerns and alleged attempts by pro-Khalistan elements and Pakistan to fuel disaffection.
If voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state next year, Kejriwal outlined 'six guarantees' related to the healthcare that the party would ensure for citizens.
A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.
The Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting was slated at 11 am on Sunday, however it has been deferred.
‘Punjab needs a stern, decisive, inclusive and compassionate leadership to fulfil genuine demands of every Punjabi,’ Navjot Sidhu stated in a letter he handed over to Amarinder Singh
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
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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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