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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 32 Nominations Filed on the Third Day in Punjab

On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.

Non Bailable Warrants Issued Against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav

A Delhi court today issued non-bailable warrants against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, and Swaraj Abhiyan founder Yogendra Yadav for non-appearance in a defamation complaint filed in 2013 by a ticket aspirant.

EC Issues Notice to Bibi Khalra for Referring to Guru Granth Sahib as ‘Manifesto’

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has reportedly issued a show-cause notice to Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra for saying in an interview that the values enshrined in Guru Granth Sahib were her manifesto.

AAP Cries Foul Over Assigning Election Duties to Punjabi University Teachers

Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Punjab Assembly has lodged a written complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer pointing out the involvement/ interference of Patiala district dispensation, allegedly involving some politically influential teachers of the Punjabi University, Patiala owing allegiance to certain political outfits, asking them to performing election duties in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

Dal khalsa said the BJP’s choice of Hindutva terror face –Pragya Thakur, as their candidate for Bhopal parliamentary seat is a clear case of double standards of the Modi government on terrorism.

SAD (Taksali) Withdraws Candidature of JJ Singh in Favour of Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) today (April 14) announced to withdraw the nomination of its Khadoor Sahib candidate General JJ Singh to support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, who is contesting from this constituency as a candidate of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) on ticket of Punjabi Ekta Party led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

‘Responsible for Beadbi Incidents’: Sikh Groups Announce Boycott of SAD (B)-BJP

A report in The Indian Express (IE) notes that various Sikh organisations of Punjab have announced that they will “boycott” SAD-BJP this election. They said that SAD (Badal) was a party connected with the beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib while BJP is its ally.

AAP Fields Bibi Baljinder Kaur from Bathinda Seat for Lok Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its official nominee from Bathinda parliamentary constituency segment for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

How India’s Ruling Party Mobilizes Indian-Americans to Win Elections [Op-Ed]

India is having its general elections in coming weeks. Partisanship in India is no better than in the United States. Probably much worse. Political party choices polarize families, friends, and whole communities, and every election season can be a very divisive time.

SAD (B) Announces 5 Candidates; Saka Nakodar Families Condemn Darbar S. Guru’s Candidature

SAD (Badal) announced the names of five candidates for Lok Sabha elections on Monday (April 1). SAD (Badal) contest elections in a pre-poll alliance with the BJP in Punjab. As per the seat sharing arrangement between the two, SAD contests on 10 out of total 13 Lok Sabha seats, while BJP fields its candidates on three.

Sukhbir Badal Fields Bibi Jagir Kaur from Khadoor Sahib for Lok Sabha

SAD (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, has fielded former SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur as its candidate for Lok Sabha elections from the Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra Among 7 Candidates Fielded by Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA)

The Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) yesterday announced human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra’s wife Paramjit Kaur Khalra and sitting MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi in the first list of seven candidates.

Indian Journalist Jagriti Shukla Again Expresses Genocidal Impulse; Twitter Suspends Her Account but No Action From Lok Sabha TV

Indian TV anchor and journalist Jagriti Shukla has once against expressed his genocidal impulse. The controversial anchor had expressed such an impulse earlier also by openly advocating persecution of minorities, including the Sikhs and Muslims. 

Journalist Jagriti Shukla, Who Justified Sikh Genocide, Abused Dalits and called for Massacre in Kashmir, Elevated in Lok Sabha TV

Jagrati Shukla, an Indian journalist, who has justified of the Sikh Genocide 1984, abused Dalits and called for a massacre in Kashmir, has been appointed in state-run Lok Sabha TV.

Despite Revision Request From Opposition, Modi Lead BJP Govt Passes Bill Banning Triple Talaq

Despite demanding a thorough revision of the proposed bill by the opposition parties in the parliament the Modi lead BJP government while rejecting

AAP declares Upkar Singh Sandhu as its Candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha by-poll

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today declared Upkar Singh Sandhu as party Candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha by-poll. The announcement came barely after 48 hours he re-joined the Aam Aadmi Party.

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann barred from Lok Sabha for 2 more weeks

Failure of parliamentary panel investigating alleged security breach by Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann to complete the probe with in specified time has resulted in enhancement of de facto punishment for Bhagwant Mann.

All six SAD-BJP MP’s election challenged in high court

The congress leaders posing as common voters have challenged the election of all six MPs of Punjab ruling alliance, elected in the recent Lok Sabha polls, in Punjab and Haryana high court. Their disqualification has been sought on the grounds of issuing election advertisements on television channels seeking votes in the name of religion and not declaring the exact amount spent on advertisements.