BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday charged his Congress rival Capt Amarinder Singh with introducing the system of levy of property tax in Punjab.
Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said despite a promise by Narendra Modi, the Gujarat government has not withdrawn the petition against the Punjabi farmers from the Supreme Court.
BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday fired a fresh salvo at Congress President Sonia Gandhi over her television appeal for votes, saying on a battlefield, commanders are not changed.
Amid the ongoing verbal duel between BJP candidate Arun Jaitley and his opponent Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal also launched an offensive by saying that 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Amritsar will ensure a ‘final farewell’ to Capt Amarinder Singh from politics.
BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday claimed that Congress's popularity among the electorate was nosediving despite the massive promotion through advertisements worth hundreds of crores spent from the government coffers.
It’s not being called a “clash of titans” for nothing. The two main contestants, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley of the BJP, and former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh of the Congress, for this prestigious seat are not just familiar faces. They are among the top guns of their parties with enormous experience and standing.
The advent of the anticorruption movement on India’s political horizon, coupled with intense use of the internet in general and social networking sites in particular, has triggered great political interest amongst the youth, first-time voters especially. But despite their eagerness to vote, these electors are a confused lot in Amritsar as a personality cult at the local as well as the national level has eclipsed real issues.
BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Vinod Khanna on Tuesday said his first priority after becoming MP will be to reduce unemployment and bring industry to the area.
Congress candidate from Amritsar, Capt Amarinder Singh has condemned the attack on the party's office in the Amritsar North assembly segment here on Monday and warned against vitiating the peaceful atmosphere.
Former chief minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar, Capt Amarinder Singh, has questioned the silence of his BJP rival Arun Jaitley on some crucial issues concerning Punjab, saying he was trying to evade these deliberately.
Hitting back at his Congress rival Captain Amarinder Singh, BJP candidate Arun Jaitley said, "I only talk of issues while Captain Amarinder talks of persons".
Amritsar BJP candidate and senior party leader Arun Jaitley formally moved into the new house, which he bought in the city recently, following a 'grih pravesh' ceremony on Tuesday.
As kids, we often wrote essays on what we would do if we became political leaders. Taking a cue, HT asks celebrities to list out their plans, imagining themselves in the shoes of an MP.
Members of the agrarian community in the border areas under the banner of Kisan Sangharsh Committee have decided to show black flags to the SAD-BJP candidate in villages besides burning the effigies of the SAD-BJP alliance government in the state to protest against “maltreatment” of farmers.
Breaking his silence over regular attacks by the Congress candidate from Gurdaspur Partap Singh Bajwa regarding his domicile, the BJP nominee, Vinod Khanna on Monday claimed that Bajwa should consult the dictionary before calling him a paratrooper.