Raakhi Jagga


Finance Minister urges industry to pay taxes regularly
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The minister held a meeting with the industrialists in Ludhiana, in which the latter said the industry was badly hit because of demonetisation

India has no alternative to Narendra Modi, BJP, says Arun Jaitley
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Jaitley said the country believes in the policies of the PM, who took “tough decisions for cleaning up the system.”

Jailed Shiv Lal Doda ‘fails’ to opt out of fray
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Doda was allotted his symbol — the bucket which he had in 2012 Assembly polls when he lost to Congress’s Sunil Jakhar.

Punjab elections: Shiv Lal Doda opts out in favour of BJP in Abohar
Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Local SAD leaders had already been extending support to Doda, who was allowed by court to come out of Amritsar jail only to file his nomination papers on January 13.

Ludhiana: More than 35 SAD office-bearers resign
Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Protesters claim that sitting MLA Ranjeet Dhillon has got 400 FIRs against many party workers in last five years.

Punjab assembly elections: In poll season, migrants have many suitors again
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

With over 13 lakh migrant voters in state, parties scramble for the pie; Congress dials Nitish Kumar and Lalu.

Will end Badal politically: Captain Amarinder Singh in Bathinda
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

He also dared Delhi CM and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal to contest from Lambi if he has guts.

In Abohar, SAD unit backs Independent Shiv Lal Doda, not BJP
Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Local SAD leaders Ashok Ahuja and Suresh Satija said they were supporting Doda because of close family ties with him.

Cross-currents in Punjab polls: In Fazilka, SAD MP campaigns for son contesting on Cong ticket
Sun, Jan 15, 2017

In Fazilka, there are nearly 58,000 voters from the community out of the total 1.60 lakh in the constituency.

We have no links with radicals: Bhagwant Mann
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Bhagwant Mann said "We have no links with radicals. Rather there are goons in SAD and to name a few are Virsa Singh Valtoha, Sikander Singh Maluka."

Shiv Lal Doda files nomination as Independent from Abohar Vidhan Sabha
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Shiv Lal Doda alias Sholly is currently lodged in jail in connection with the murder of a Dalit boy.

Punjab: Shoe thrower sent to police custody, says ‘no regret, was showing my anger’
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

An apparently unapologetic Singh said in court, “I have no regret over this incident. I have been deeply pained for the past one year over the multiple desecration incidents."

In Punjab, a late gangster’s sister chases his ‘dream’
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Rocky was killed in Parwanoo last April.

Day after, AAP volunteer held
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

AAP members staged protests outside Arniwala police station in Jalalabad and organised a protest meeting in front of Bhagwant Singh Mann’s election office in Arniwala where they demanded release of their volunteers.

Sukhbir Singh Badal kicks off Punjab campaign: ‘Jalalabad is special for me’
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

Sukhbir made it sure to keep Mann in the crosshairs of his speech. “What can you expect from a person who remains under the influence of alcohol," he said to the public.

Sukhbir kicks off campaign: ‘Jalalabad is special for me’
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

Sukhbir promised interest-free loans of Rs 10 lakh for youth to start their own business if the SAD-BJP combine returns to power.

A year after desecration and deaths in police firing, the anger persists
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

Families of two killed say they will seek justice from ‘new govt’, villagers keep cards close to their chest

Demonetisation protest: Farmers throw vegetables on road
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

The farmers had come under the banner of Bharti Kisan Union (Rajewal) and they stated that in the upcoming polls, they would ask each candidate his stand on ending the demonetisation woes of farmers.

BJP will declare candidates this weekend, says praty president Vijay Kumar Sampla
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

“Last time, we won 12 of the 23 seats. But, this time, we will win all 23 seats. Modi wave is all over and people will vote for a repeat of our alliance,” Sampla said.

Punjab: Model code in, job agitation out in Sukhbir seat, state’s protest capital
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Protestors resigned themselves to the reality that there was no chance of their demands being met before the election, and most of them climbed down from their perches.

Punjab govt yet to regularise them, education dept contract staff protest
Tue, Jan 03, 2017

While the teachers had moved court demanding recruitment only on merit basis, the Punjab government had introduced a written exam.

Kejriwal an outsider, people should think twice before voting, says Badal
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Badal’s son and Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal is the SAD president. Jarnail Singh has already started campaigning in Lambi.

Jalalabad: Protesting linemen climb atop high-tension electricity tower, power cut off
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Mann is AAP’s candidate from Jalalabad. Peermal Singh, president of unemployed linemen union, is AAP candidate from Bhadaur Assembly constituency.

Sikh outfits demand FIR, action against minister
Sat, Dec 31, 2016

The statement mentions that ardas was performed by Shri Ramayana Prachar Mandal during the Ramayana path function.

Demonetisation politics: Punjab election candidates talk to bankers as people protest cash crunch
Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Over 300 people had queued up outside since 6 am only to know at 11 am that all cannot be compensated as there was cash crunch.

Take 5: ‘You only need to look smart to buy a police uniform set’
Sun, Dec 11, 2016

Despite the Ludhiana Police Commissioner, Jatinder Aulakh, asking shopkeepers to maintain a registry with ID proof of prospective buyers, its business as usual for most of the uniform traders.

Woman in bank queue dies of ‘heart attack’ in Ludhiana
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Rani had been visiting the bank for four days to get cash to shop for her daughter’s wedding in February.

Despite police cover, supporters reach ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ venue
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

The main speakers at the Sarbat Khalsa were Jaskaran Singh Kahan SinghWala, general secretary of SAD(A), Buta Singh President of SAD(1920), Purshottam Singh general secretary of United Akali Dal and Sukhdev Singh Joganand.

Denied ticket, SAD MLA calls meeting of ‘supporters’
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Bhatti is a former Congress MLA and he had joined SAD after 2012 polls.

Demonetisation death: Woman dies of heart attack in queue in Ludhiana
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Eyewitnesses said Asha Rani was pushed when she got her turn to withdraw cash.

‘Rebel’ SAD MP climbs down after vigilance raid on his college
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

The vigilance raids were conducted on a day when Ghubaya’s son Devinder Ghubaya and wife Krishna Rani were reportedly set to join Congress in the presence of its state unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh in New Delhi.

Sukhbir Singh Badal visits his constituency of Jalalabad, showers sops
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Among the complaints Sukhbir got on Wednesday were about contaminated water supply and sewer problem in different wards, besides others.

Permission denied for Sarbat Khalsa, Badal cites law and order concerns
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Like Daduwal, United Akali Dal president Mohkam Singh, one of the organisers of last year’s Sarbat Khalsa trashed the apprehensions about law and order.

Bathinda dancer’s murder: Orchestra groups take out march
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

Meanwhile, one of the suspects, Lucky Goyal, son of former SAD councillor Vijay Goyal, was arrested Monday while his friend Sanjay Goyal, also a suspect, was arrested Sunday night.

Eight arrested ahead of proposed ‘Sarbat Khalsa’
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

Baljeet Singh Daduwal, Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib as declared in previous Sarbat Khalsa, said

Bathinda shooting: Four held for dancer’s murder
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

On Saturday night, while Kulwinder kaur was performing on stage, Lucky used a 0.32 revolver to fire in the air, killing the dancer on the spot.