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Ropar MLA Amarjit Sandoa (centre) being welcomed back by Punjab Aam Aadmi Party legislature party leader Harpal Singh Cheema and Punjab affairs in-charge Jarnail Singh along with party legislators from the state in New Delhi on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Rebel Punjab MLA Amarjit Sandoa back in AAP fold

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Apologises to party leadership, terms his decision to switch sides to the Congress his biggest blunder
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Will make party relevant in every corner of Punjab ahead of 2022 assembly polls: Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2020 11:04 PM IST
Punjab is going to polls in 2022 and my top priority will be to expand the base of my party
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Shiromani Akali Dal members walking out of the Punjab assembly on Thursday. They were holding rattlers to register their protest against the Congress-led government that is yet to fulfil its promises.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal members walking out of the Punjab assembly on Thursday. They were holding rattlers to register their protest against the Congress-led government that is yet to fulfil its promises.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Akalis, AAP MLAs walk out of Punjab special assembly session over unkept promises

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 02:31 PM IST
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State’s GST collection worst in country: SAD

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2019 01:31 AM IST
Finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa said Punjab recorded the maximum shortfall of 44%
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AAP leader Harpal Singh Cheema welcoming Harsmeep Singh Ghagga to the party in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
AAP leader Harpal Singh Cheema welcoming Harsmeep Singh Ghagga to the party in Patiala on Monday.(HT PHOTO)

BSP leader, son of former Cong minister join AAP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Patiala
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 10:58 PM IST
Apart from him social activist and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) senior leader Ravinder Jain and his team — Vijay Kumar, a transporter, and Subash Chand Rana, an activist —have also joined the party.
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Aujla’s demand of declaring GNDU as central varsity is anti-Punjab: AAP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 11:43 PM IST
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Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday met his supporters at his residence.(HT Photo)
Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday met his supporters at his residence.(HT Photo)

Navjot Singh Sidhu breaks silence, tells supporters won’t quit party

By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Sidhu, whose resignation was accepted by the chief minister and Punjab governor VPS Badnore on Saturday, had returned to Amritsar on Sunday evening.
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A BJP leader has written a letter to Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore expressing concern over Sidhu’s continued ‘absence’ from office.(HT Photo)
A BJP leader has written a letter to Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore expressing concern over Sidhu’s continued ‘absence’ from office.(HT Photo)

‘Sidhu absent but draws salary, perks’: BJP writes to Governor, demands action

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Sidhu was in June stripped Sidhu of his portfolios of Local Bodies, Tourism and Culture ministries hours after the cricketer-turned-politician skipped the cabinet meeting and hurled darts at his boss from a Press conference saying he was only answerable to the people of Punjab and “I cannot be taken for granted”.
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AAP state chief Bhagwant Mann created history by winning the parliamentary segment for the second term by beating Congress’ Kewal Singh Dhillon.(PTI File Photo)
AAP state chief Bhagwant Mann created history by winning the parliamentary segment for the second term by beating Congress’ Kewal Singh Dhillon.(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: ‘We respect the verdict of people’ says AAP State Chief Bhagwant Mann

By Avtar Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 03:43 PM IST
AAP failed to secure any seat in Delhi and Haryana, Mann expressed satisfaction with the only seat in Punjab
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SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal believes that PM Modi will win the polls and the nation needs a decisive PM(.Harpreet Kaur/HT Photo)
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal believes that PM Modi will win the polls and the nation needs a decisive PM(.Harpreet Kaur/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘People of Punjab want a strong PM, there is very strong Modi wave’, says Sukhbir Singh Badal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 10:09 PM IST
SAD Leader Sukhbir Badal maintains that PM Modi will retain power post May 23.
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Gurjit Singh Aujla(HT File)
Gurjit Singh Aujla(HT File)

Lok Sabha election: Ready to face Sunny Deol if BJP fields him against me, says Gurjit Singh Aujla

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 10:10 PM IST
He said, “Let people tell who is their hero and son of the soil. There is no use electing someone who doesn’t live in Punjab.”
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Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election: Majithia tears into Capt Amarinder govt, says not even single promise fulfilled

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 10:22 PM IST
The party also marked the completion of two years of Amarinder as “Vishvasghat Divas”.
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The CM’s statement came two days after Malik questioned the functioning of the Congress government in the state.(HT File)
The CM’s statement came two days after Malik questioned the functioning of the Congress government in the state.(HT File)

Amarinder Singh trashes Shwait Malik’s remarks, says have given full freedom to officials

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 09:39 PM IST
“Does Malik even know how we (my government and team) are working? Does he have any clue about how I am managing the state and its governance?” questioned the CM.
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Visiting students during a field trip to Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Visiting students during a field trip to Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

People of Punjab are helpful and optimistic, say UK students

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 12:07 PM IST
The two-week programme provides a platform to youth of Indian origin, who have never visited the country, to trace their ancestral roots.
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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

AAP has lost people’s support, Congress needs no ally in Punjab: Capt Amarinder

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 09:35 PM IST
The CM underlined that he has not at any stage said he was open to an alliance between the two parties.
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Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal(HT File)
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal(HT File)

Accept mistake, restore all 23 chapters in history book: Sukhbir to Amarinder

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 08:54 PM IST
Sukhbir said that instead of passing the buck, the CM should tell the people of Punjab the whole truth that the changes in the syllabus for Class-12 were made during the tenure of his government.
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