Chandigarh/UNI: The activists of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), led by their president Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Saturday 'gheraoed' the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi here.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Even as former political strategist Prashant Kishor recently predicted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s long run in Indian politics, the Punjab Congress is mulling taking his help to fight the upcoming crucial assembly elections in the state.
Chandigarh/UNI: The Punjab Cabinet on Monday decided to reduce the power tariff for domestic sector consumers having connected load upto 7kw by Rs 3 per unit. As a result of this, 69 lakhs Domestic Consumers out of total 71.75 lakh are going to get benefited.
New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had not spoken out against his successor after his unceremonious exit in September - until today.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Wednesday said he will float his own party, with few months left for the next state elections.
Chandigarh/IBNS: A day after former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh announced that he will launch a new political party and is open for "seat arrangements" with the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the state assembly elections, the BJP accepted his "friend request".
Jalandhar/UNI: Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday said that Shiromani Akali Dal will not align with any party (indicating the Bharatiya Janata Party) which has backstabbed Punjab and defamed Punjabi besides endangering its agriculture and economy.
New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu met senior party leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday amid a continued turmoil in the state and a day after the former signalled an apparent climbdown from his resignation.
New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday slammed the Centre's move to extend Border Security Force (BSF)'s jurisdiction over a wider belt along the borders of three states.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was on Wednesday evening hospitalised after he complained of fever and weakness.
Chandigarh/IBNS: As Navjot Sidhu accepted the olive branch extended by Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi two days after he stepped down as the state Congress chief, an aide of the disgruntled leader said he may backtrack on his resignation and lead the party in the next year's assembly elections, according to media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the political turmoil in the northern state of Punjab, former state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Thursday met National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, a day after calling on Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongman Amit Shah.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Amid the ongoing crisis within the Congress' Punjab unit, rebel leader Navjot Singh Sidhu will be meeting state Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi Thursday.
Chandigarh/IBNS: New Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Wednesday said he has reached out to Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the state Congress chief yesterday, to address the disgruntled leader's concerns, media reports said.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi inducted 15 ministers in his cabinet on Sunday.