Reacting on Narendra Modi's statement during Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) that the countries sponsoring 'terror' should be held accountable, Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann said that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones at others.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) general secretary and spokesperson Karnail Singh Peer Mohmmad yesterday criticised SAD (Badal) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal for allegedly attempting to befool the people of Punjab psodeau "GST relief" on Langar.
The Sikh Youth of Punjab has criticised the statement of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh that surplus water was being discharged as a precautionary measure to prevent flooding in the areas along the Sutlej and Beas.
The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested two journalists for allegedly defaming state's chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
With political parties in Tamil Nadu reviving the issue of autonomy in state matters, and warning of a major protest against the BJP-led Centre if the government fails to clarify the role of Hindi in its proposed three-language policy, musician A R Rahman on Tuesday joined the issue.
As SIT in its charge-sheet has blamed former Punjab DGP Sukhbir Singh Badal and ex-DGP Sumedh Saini for their role in planning the beadbi incidents, the Dal Khalsa asked the Punjab government to take both of them in custody to unearth the deeper conspiracy behind the painful events that kept the Punjab on boil for three years.
Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC), Evacuee Trust Property Board of Pakistan, Sikh historian and writer Amardeep Singh who has written books on Sikh heritage in Pakistan have all clarified that the building was not linked to Guru Nanak Ji. They said that it was an old Haweli and not a Sikh Gurdwara or religious place.
In a press statement issued by the Punjab Chief Minister Office (CMO) it is said that "[a]fter a brief hiatus into which he was forced by the Election Commission order shifting him out, IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh is back to take forward the SIT probe into the sacrilege cases and the unprovoked incidents of sacrilege & police firing that had rocked Punjab under the SAD-BJP regime".
The counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held in Punjab yesterday. Congress won 8 seats, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and its ally Bhartiya Janta Party bagged 2 seats each while the Aam Aadmi Party manage to save 1 seat.
Punjab has 13 Lok Sabha seats polling for which was held in seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 19 (Sunday). The counting of votes was held on Thursday (May 23).
Sweeping through most parts of Indian subcontinent, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is set to return to power. As per trends available at the time of writing this news BJP was leading on 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 51. If the trends stay until final results, the BJP would have improved on its 2014 performance when it had won 282 seats on its own in the 543-member Lok Sabha. Adding the seats won by its allies, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance could win 343 seats, up from 336 in 2014.
There are 13 seats of Lok Sabha in Punjab namely Anandpur Sahib, Firozpur, Khadoor Sahib, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, Bathinda, Sangrur, Patiala, Jalandhar and Faridkot. Polling for all 13 seats was held on Sunday 19 May. The counting of votes began Thursday (23 May) at 8 am.
Congress candidate and wife of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is heading for an election victory from Patiala Lok Sabha seat. She is way ahead of SAD (Badal) candidate Surjit Singh Rakhra of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi is trailing at third place.
Gurdaspur seat was bagged by Bhartiya Janta Party in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections when Vinod Khanna former film actor was elected for 4th time from this seat. After Vinod Khanna's demise the seat had fell vacant and by-poll was held in 2017 and the seat was won by Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Sunil Jakhar.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. At Sangrur seat Aam Aadmi Party candidate Bhagwant Mann is heading for a second victory. At 10:50 am he was leading with a margin of 28095 votes from him closest contestant Kewal Singh Dhillon of Indian National Congress. Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)-Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate Parminder Singh Dhindsa is at third place and Simranjit Singh Mann of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) is bound to last at 4th place.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. At Bathinda seat Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) candidate Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Congress Candidate Amarinder Singh Raja Warring in a closed contest.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, wife of martyred human rights activist Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra is contesting election from this seat on the ticket of Sukhpal Singh Khaira led Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) while is part of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PEA).
A day after the conclusion of polling for Lok Sabha elections, lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka has reminded Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about elections for the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).
Exit Polls have rightly or wrongly, honestly or fraudulently indicated that the right wing ultra nationalist party Hindutva organizations under Mr. Narender Modi will form the next Union Government. This radicalized Hindutva organization has sworn that they would create a theocratic Hindu Rashtra or Nation.
The state went for poll on Sunday in seventh and last phase of elections for Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian Parliament. The polling was marred by multiple incidents of violence which took one life in Khadoor Sahib constituency.Next Page »