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UP Cong chief Ajay Lallu, RS MP PL Punia arrested during protest outside Lucknow Raj Bhavan

July 27, 2020 5:45 pm

Besides Lallu and Punia, around 150 other party workers have been arrested while staging the dharna outside Raj Bhavan against the alleged attempts to "murder" democracy in Rajasthan by the BJP, the party's media convener Lalan Kumar said.

Rahulji repeatedly said that, on case-to-case basis, we will go for alliance: P L Punia

June 05, 2018 6:03 am

In July 2017, the Congress brought in P L Punia as general secretary in-charge of the state, nearly 18 months to go for the polls. In a freewheeling interview, he speaks to The Indian Express about why coalitions are very much on the cards.

Terror and naxal activities grew under Modi rule: PL Punia

June 01, 2017 10:30 pm

"The situation is deteriorating in Jammu and Kashmir. Stones are being hurled at Army and police there. Due to its wrong policies," Punia said.

Notification for first phase of UP assembly polls issued

January 12, 2012 1:40 pm

55 constituencies spread over 10 districts in this phase,will decide fate of 15 former ministers.

Barabanki: Union minister alleges irregularities in rural development schemes

September 28, 2011 3:29 am

Union Minister of State for Rural Development Pradeep Jain Aditya along with Member of Parliament from Barabanki,PL Punia have found anomalies in the implementation of rural development schemes during their surprise visit in the villages of Barabanki district on Tuesday.

Cong opts for small & direct campaign

April 23, 2011 4:46 am

While the SP has been organising agitations and the BJP holding rallies in preparation for the 2012 Assembly elections in UP

CB-CID probe rules out murder theory

March 25, 2011 3:57 am

The Bareilly unit of CB-CID probing into the death of two Dalit sisters of Moradabad will soon conclude the investigation and submit its report to the headquarters by next week.


Headley’s statement should be probed: Congress

February 11, 2016 10:18 am

New Delhi, Feb 11(ANI): Speaking about the David Coleman Headley’s statement that Ishrat Jahan was a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) operative, Congress leader PL Punia said before reaching to any conclusion, Headley’s statement must be examined. Another Congress leader Manish Tewari, echoing the same sentiments, said If Headley has made some assertions let them be investigated. He added that based on statement of a terrorist, we can’t land to any conclusion, it must be enquired.

Politicians react over crisis in Arunachal Pradesh

January 25, 2016 11:50 am

Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on Monday held Bharatiya Janata Party responsible for political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. He said the move is against the spirit of co-operative federalism. Attacking the BJP, Congress leader PL Punia said recommendation of the President rule in Arunachal pradesh is the "murder of democracy". BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi countered the statements and said the Centre has taken this step as the state is in a "constitutional trouble".

'Confused' BJP rightly sent back from Malda: Congress

January 11, 2016 6:46 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Supporting the West Bengal Government for sending back the three-member fact-finding committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the violence-hit area in Kaliachak, the Congress Party on Monday said the state government has rightly done so in order to maintain peace. Congress leader P.L. Punia said that if a political party tries to intervene and create chaos, then it is the responsibility of the state government to send them back. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said that the BJP has already got facts about the Malda rampage, but they formed the committee, which showed their confusion. Chacko also added that the state government had failed in the matter and said that it was the responsibility of the state government to control such incidents.