The backdrop in Amarinder’s rallies also carries Amarinder’s blow-up picture with the slogan and AICC president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi as two small pictures in the corner. PPCC chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar is missing from the pictures.
Amarinder told the media that he had sent repeated requests, including the letters he had personally written to the Prime Minister on the issue of value cut, the central government had failed to respond so far.
Referring to sacrilege incidents and police firing on those protesting such incidents in 2015 when the Akalis were in power, Amarinder said the people of the state have not forgotten Bargari or Kotkapura, “which were a brazen attempt by the Badals to create communal tension”.
Three cases of alleged income tax evasion filed by the Income Tax department with the chief minister as an accused in one case and his son Raninder Singh as accused in two others, were also adjourned by the court
The state employment guarantee scheme (EGS), on which it rode to power, started on a painfully slow note with a success rate of only 5 per cent. The first mega job fair in August-September 2017 could garner only 19,415 placements (5 per cent).
Bhagike is known for her rivalry with senior SAD leader Tota Singh when both were in Akali Dal. Later, she defected to Congress and contested state Assembly polls from Nihal Singh Wala on Congress ticket but lost to AAP candidate Manjit Singh.
“The Punjab government is going slow on smart city projects of Amritsar, Ludhiana and Jalandhar and AMRUT schemes. The government should wake up and complete the people friendly projects in time,” the PM said.
Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh said that Navjot Singh Sidhu would campaign for the party in the upcoming state assembly elections. Amarinder Singh said and I quote: “Sidhu is with us, his wife is with us. He does not want to fight from any seat but will campaign with us. On Wednesday, Singh […]
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the only way to stop bloodshed in the country was through peace talks and not through military actions. Responding to the scheduled India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks being deferred, Singh said if India wants to stop this bloodshed, it can only be done through peace talks, not through military actions.