Efforts of the district administration to attract the youth to voting have yielded positive results as 35,746 new young voters have enrolled for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
After getting a rap from the party’s national secretary, various factions of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday came together and presented a united face during a road show of Vijay Sampla, the BJP candidate from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency.
The SAD-BJP combine-ruled Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) is banking on the installation of new tubewells to play it as development card to garner votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. After bad roads had become a major cause of concern for the ruling combine.
The police have booked Raj Kumar of Sianniwal village on charges of attacking the executive engineer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) from the Nakodar suburban division.
A day after Satnam Kainth resigned as the in-charge of the Adampur assembly segment following serious differences with Congress candidate Santokh Chaudhary and his family, the party on Saturday tried to win over the disgruntled leader from Adampur.
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat, Punjabi singer KS Makhan, filed his nomination papers here on Friday. Meanwhile, party leader Rachhpal Raju filed his nomination papers as a covering candidate.
Setting an example for others, Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency Pawan Kumar Tinu on Friday filed his nomination papers in a simple ceremony without the usual pomp and show of politicians to attract media attention.
Appreciating the Jalandhar district electoral officer 's innovative idea of aerial showering of pamphlets motivating people to cast their vote, the state chief electoral officer has decided to launch a similar drive all over Punjab.
Passengers of Shatabdi Express are facing tough time due to its very brief stoppage at the city railway station.Several persons have got injured at the time of stepping in and out from the train which halts for only two minutes at the city railway station.
In another big jolt to the Congress in Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency , the party’s incharge of Adampur assembly segment Satnam Kainth has resigned from his post. Showing his inability through a letter and an e- mail sent to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Bajwa.
The court of additional district and sessions judge Harveen Bhardwaj acquitted the husband of a deceased woman and his parents in a dowry death case on Friday.
Adopting an innovative idea, the district administration would shower pamphlets from a chopper in all parts of the city to motivate voters to cast their vote in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Deputy commissioner-cum-returning officer Anindita Mitra has issued show-cause notices to organisers of Baba Ramdev’s yoga camp, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday on the ground that the camp was used for political purposes.
After the controversial exit of its earlier candidate in Jalandhar Rajesh Padam, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has now fielded Jyoti Mann (27), a teacher, from this constituency, which is witnessing a high stakes battle between SAD’s Pawan Kumar Tinu and his Congress rival Chaudhary Santokh Singh.
To 'awaken' the voters in Hoshiarpur constituency, girl students of the JR government polytechnic here took out a ‘Jago’ on Thursday.