At Ludhiana to campaign for AAP candiate Harvinder Singh Phoolka on Saturday, party convener Arvind Kejriwal accused state cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia of running the drug mafia in Punjab.
Enraged over SAD's "open campaigning" against BJP and its ally Haryana Janhit Congress in the state, HJC chief Kuldeep Bishnoi has asked BJP to severe its ties with the Punjab's ruling party.
As over one fourth of total electorate in Punjab are less than 30 years of age, 14 candidates out of 253 in fray for Lok Sabha polls in the State are under 30 years.
Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday said his party is contesting Lok Sabha polls to send trusted and credible representatives from Jammu and Kashmir to Parliament to take up people’s issues in a vociferous manner.
Curfew clamped in Haryana's Punhana town to curb any flare-up between two communities following the killing of a youth continued for the second day Sunday, police said.
Congress leader and Union Minister Rajiv Shukla today said there is no "Modi wave" in the country and the BJP was trying to create a media hype about it.
In a jolt to BJP in Himachal Pradesh, its two-time MLA Urmil Thakur from Hamirpur, the home district of former chief minister P K Dhumal, quit the party and joined Congress alongwith her son.
Illegal mining thriving under the “goonda (rogue) tax” collectors is no big issue for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab, it might be for the people being robbed of the nature-gifted mineral resource of sand and gravel. In the Lok Sabha elections now, candidates have had to answer the local public whose livelihood from quarrying and transporting mineral as selfemployment is at stake.