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Punjab CM hints at changing Sidhu’s portfolio

Chandigarh: Hours after blaming Navjot Singh Sidhu’s inept handling of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the poor performance of the Congress in the urban areas, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening said he intended to change the minister’s portfolio. In an interview with a news channel, the Chief Minister said […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Congress has to pay for Sidhu’s Pakistan visit: Punjab CM

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the Congress has to pay for his cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s visit to Pakistan. “The loss of Bathinda for the Congress is because of Sidhu’s reckless remarks on the desecration of the religious texts in 2015,” he told reporters here. “Indians will not tolerate […]

Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (File Photo/Twitter)

BJP’s Union Minister candidate trailing in Amritsar

Chandigarh: Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and the BJP’s candidate for Punjab’s Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, Hardeep Singh Puri, has been trailing his rival and Congress candidate Gurjit Aujla, as per available trends. The diplomat-turned-politician Puri is facing a tough fight in the constituency dominated by the Jatt community, say political observers. […]

Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo: IANS)

‘Quit if you can’t work with CM’, another Punjab minister tells Navjot Singh Sidhu

Chandigarh:  Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he cannot work with the Chief Minister. Sidhu should quit as a minister in the Punjab Cabinet, since he has […]

Samana: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh addresses a public rally (File Photo: IANS)

Navjot Singh Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticized his Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state. If he was a real Congressmen, he should have chosen a better time to air his grievances instead of just ahead of voting in […]

Sujanpur: Actor and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol during a roadshow ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Punjab's Sujanpur on May 3, 2019. (File Photo: IANS)

HC dismisses Sunny Deol’s plea for adequate forces

Chandigarh:  Actor and BJP-Akali Dal candidate Sunny Deol from Punjab’s Gurdaspur on Friday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court for deployment of adequate paramilitary forces as the seat has been declared “prone to violence”. However, his plea was disposed off by a Division Bench of the High Court after the Election Commission assured that […]

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Poll agent held for influencing voters in Haryana

Chandigarh:  A polling agent was arrested for interfering with the voting process in a booth in Haryana’s Faridabad. “Prompt action taken. FIR (first information report) lodged. Person behind bars. Observer enquired the matter personally and is satisfied that polling was never vitiated,” said the District Election Office on its official Twitter account on Sunday. The […]