With the local municipal corporation busy in completing construction work of roads, three-time member parliament and Congress candidate from the Patiala parliamentary constituency Preneet Kaur has questioned the timings of renovation and construction of roads before the elections.
The cancellation of Arvind Kejriwal's Patiala visit has apparently given a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party's local unit.
Expenditure observer Mahesh Yadav has recently submitted a report to the Election Commission (ECI) mentioning that guidelines laid down by the ECI were being flouted by political parties in Fatehgarh Sahib and the local administration had failed to keep an eye on candidates’ expenditure.
The district returning officer Arun Sekhri on Friday issued a show cause notice to the Congress and to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for paid news being published in various vernacular dailies. The officer asked the parties to submit their reply within 48 hours.
Congress candidate from Sangrur Lok Sabha seat Vijay Inder Singla on Friday accused the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) of being "high-handed" and running the state like a "mafia".
The Scheduled Caste Student Federation (SCSF) on Thursday gave a memorandum to the dean, academics, of Punjabi University regarding non-functioning lift in Dr Ganda Singh Punjabi reference library on the campus.
Nomination papers of six candidates, including covering candidates, have been cancelled on Thursday. Deputy commissioner Priyank Bharti said the nominations were cancelled in the presence of poll observers Amit Kumar and Ram Vishal Mishra.
After successful rallies in Patran and Samana, Shiromani Akali Dal's election rally at Patiala in favour of party candidate Deepinder Singh Dhillon turned into a disappointment and shocker for the local SAD leaders due to low turnout of people during the rally.
As many as 27 candidates from different national and regional parties have filed their nomination papers from the Patiala parliamentary. Twelve candidates submitted their nomination on Wednesday, the last day for submitting nominations.
Leaders as well as workers of the Akali-BJP alliance in Patiala came on a common platform on Tuesday and vowed to leave no stone unturned to ensure the victory of their candidate Deepender Singh Dhillon.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who will be on a three-day visit of Punjab from April 11, will take out a road show from Malerkotla at noon on April 13, the last day of his visit.
Ghost voters haunt the Congress during the parliamentary election in the Dera Bassi assembly segment.
Shiromani Akali Dal sarpanch Amrik Singh, one of the accused in setting ablaze his 21-year-old daughter-in-law, surrendered to the police here on Tuesday evening.
Farmers of Punjab might have to wait for the next Lok Sabha elections as all the major parties, especially the Congress and BJP, do not have much in their manifestos to woo the large community, showing that big political parties are not much serious about concerns of farmers.
Union Minister for state for external affairs and three time MP Preneet Kaur filed her nomination papers from Patiala Lok Sabha constituency for the fourth consecutive time here on Monday.