After springing a surprise by announcing Bhagwan Das Juneja, a non-political entity, as the party candidate for the Patiala by-poll, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal has drawn a strategy to check the royal family in their backyard.
Finding Dr Balbir Singh embroiled in a property dispute, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded a former Akali leader, Harjit Singh Adaltiwal, in the Patiala assembly byelection.
Every election promises are made and assurances given, but nothing has been done to tame the Ghaggar — famously known as the "Sorrow of Punjab".
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it would not contest upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand due to "limited resources".
What could be seen as a simmering problem for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ahead of by-elections, the Patiala Vyopar Bachao Sangharsh Committee has given a call of 'Patiala bandh' on July 30 to protest against "anti-people policies" of the Punjab government.
The Patiala Industry Association (PIA) has strongly protested the amendments in the value-added tax (VAT) and termed it "against industry".
Springing a surprise, the Shiromani Akali Dal, while rejecting traditional Akali families of the Kohlis and Bajajs, has fielded noted environmentalist and social worker Bhagwan Das Juenja as party candidate for the Patiala assembly bypoll.
The Federal Executive Committee of the Northern India Power Engineers Federation (NIPEF) have expressed concern over blatant privatisation of generation capacity addition in the country, which had "further crippled the capacity of the states to supply reliable and affordable electricity to the consumers".
In spite of criticism, the fund-raising dinner has earned 2.60 lakh for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as 26 people from Sangrur and neighbouring districts attended it by paying 10,000 each.
The southern bypass catering to the Chandigarh-Bathinda and Sirhind-Bathinda routes which was to be completed in 2011 is still deemed unfit for public use due to non-conformity to safety standards.
In a gruesome incident, a father-son duo was murdered and two other members of the family were injured at Mehmadpura village here over a property dispute.
Anandpur Sahib member of Parliament (MP) Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday said the central government had decided to include farmers along with state representatives in Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices to decide the minimum support price (MSP) on crops.
A youth was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl after giving her sugarcane juice spiked with sedative, by the Badali Ala Singh police.
SAD Amritsar media adviser Iqbal Singh Tiwana termed the convention announced by the SAD-SGPC as anti-panthic, on Friday.
Dubbing the NDA government at the Centre as UPA-3, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today accused it of not being able to handle major issues such as corruption, price rise even after taking over the reins at the Centre.