Claiming that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will continue its winning streak in bypolls, the ruling party on Tuesday claimed that the Patiala bypoll results would be shocking to the Congress and its leader Amarinder Singh.
Ahead of the Patiala Urban bypoll, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh cautioned police officers and the local administration against succumbing to the ruling Akali Dal’s “muscle and money power”, at the road show on Tuesday.
The campaign for Talwandi Sabo and Patiala bypolls came to an end on Tuesday with political parties and their candidates making a last-ditch effort to woo voters throughout the day. The elections are slated for August 21.
A Hindi-to-Punjabi translation software developed by a faculty member from the Punjabi University was hosted by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) of the Indian government.
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Kala Jhar village of Bhawanigarh subdivision of the district. The girl has filed a complaint with the Bhawanigarh police alleging that Gurpreet alias Guri, a resident of nearby Libra village, and his friend raped her on August 16.
All arrangements have been made for the state-level function being organised at Longowal on Wednesday to mark the 29th death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal.
After springing a surprise in the recent Lok Sabha polls, the Patiala Urban and Talwandi Sabo bypolls in Punjab are test for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a setback in state will prove fatal for the party’s prospects in state which was the only saving grace for the party while the rest of the country rejected them.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday opened a frontal attack on the Patiala royal family by calling Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh a 'liar' and former MP Preneet Kaur a 'non-performer'.
Former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Monday buried the hatchet with Amritsar member of Parliament Amarinder Singh by saying that she had no problem with Amarinder contest the 2017 elections.
With just three days left for the polling day, the Congress on Saturday accused Akali Dal candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja of a land-grabbing scheme involving an ancient Shiv temple in the city.
It's more than a week that India's Got Talent's one-legged dancer Shubhreet Kaur Ghumman lodged a complaint against her husband and in-laws here, but the district police are yet to act on it.
Though the smelly lanes of Patiala Urban and the poor civic infrastructure dent SAD-BJP candidate Bhagwan Dass Juneja’s poll prospects, his 30 years of social work is earning him points in spite of public anger against the ruling alliance.
The Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal condemned the shoe-hurling at Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal while reacting to claims by the state government about AAP’s alleged involvement in the incident, on Sunday after the road show for party candidate Harjit Singh Adaltiwala.
With an apparent eye on the chief minister’s chair, Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday reiterated his love for state politics saying he would contest the 2017 assembly elections.
Shiromani Akali Dal president and deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday urged the residents to vote for a candidate who had devoted himself to people's welfare rather than a 'trophy MLA'.