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Majithia Given Anticipatory Bail By HC, Asked To Join Investigation

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

While granting Majithia the pre-arrest bail, Justice Gill also asked him to not to leave the country till the next date of hearing and share his live location with the investigating agency through WhatsApp.

EC Must Curb Rising Misuse Of Religion In Politics During Polls: Mayawati

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Claiming her party to be a "disciplined" one, she sought to assure that it will strictly adhere to the model code of conduct for which the party cadre too will be instructed separately.

Criminal Case To Be Registered Against Channi If Sad-BSP Voted To Power: Badal

Badal said it was shocking that the chief minister was trying to "befool employees with such cheap tricks".

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls Captain Amarinder Singh ‘Traitor’; Says Was ‘Thrown Out’ Of Congress

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has launched a stern attack in his former party colleague Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday, while calling the later ‘traitor’.

Conspiracies at work to weaken 'Khalsa Panth', alleges Parkash Singh Badal

Badal was addressing a gathering at Manji Sahib Diwan Hall in the Golden Temple complex to protest the alleged sacrilege attempts, including at the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple last month.

01 January, 2022

SAD accuses BJP of bid to take control of Delhi gurdwara panel

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Sirsa had earlier quit the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and joined the BJP. Sirsa on Friday said he withdrew his resignation as a stopgap arrangement to address administrative issues and he will continue as the gurdwara panel chief till a new president is elected in the elections in January.

30 December, 2021

No hope for Akali Dal's revival till Badal, Majithia at helm: Channi

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He said Badal and Majithia have brought the SAD, a party that once boasted of tall leaders like late Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra and late Jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi, to ruins.

29 December, 2021

Badal Promises To Revive Truck Unions If SAD-BSP Comes Into Power In Punjab

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Addressing the media, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh accused the Congress government of having "struck" at the very livelihood of small truckers by abolishing truck unions.

28 December, 2021

Kejriwal A Self-proclaimed 'Aam Aadmi' Who Is Least Bothered About Interests of Commoners: Channi

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Channi said only a person like him who has faced hardships can understand the problems of the people, according to an official statement here.

28 December, 2021

Punjabis Don't Need Outsider Like Kejriwal: Channi

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"Kejriwal is best at rolling out bundles of lies before the people of Punjab," he said.

28 December, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Faces Defamation After 'Wet Pants' Remark On Police


The controversy erupted after Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, pointing towards MLA Navtej Singh Cheema, said that he can ''make a 'thanedar' (policeman) wet his pants". A Chandigarh police officer filed a defamation notice against Sidhu.


27 December, 2021

Bikram Singh Majithia Approaches High Court For Anticipatory Bail

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A Mohali court on December 24 had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Majithia.

25 December, 2021

'Sacrilege' Bids, Bomb Blast Aimed At Disturbing Punjab's Peace: Kejriwal

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A bomb had exploded in the Ludhiana district courts complex on Thursday, killing one and injuring six, prompting the Punjab government to declare a high alert in the state.

24 December, 2021

Enough Evidence Against Majithia; Won't Spare Those Involved In Drug Racket: Channi

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Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.

24 December, 2021

Brahmpura rejoins Akali Dal

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Brahmpura was expelled from the SAD in 2018 after he raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership.

21 December, 2021

Ex-Punjab minister Bikram Majithia booked in drugs case, SAD alleges ‘political vendetta’

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The FIR was registered Majithia under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act at Mohali on Monday. The SAD dubbed the move as “political vendetta”.

19 December, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Calls Kejriwal 'Political Tourist', Dares Him For Debate On Employment

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He also targeted Kejriwal for his promise of providing Rs 1,000 per month to women, asking him whether he was giving this amount to women in the national capital where he heads the AAP government.


15 December, 2021

Punjab Polls: SAD Promises Rs 50,000 Compensation For Crop Damage, Old Pension Scheme

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Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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