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Opposition tears into Budget: ‘farce, jugglery of figures’

Former Finance Minister and Akali member Parminder Singh Dhindsa hit out at the government terming the budget a “farce document,” which was just a “jugglery of figures, concealment of facts.”

Punjab: Cong MLA Rakesh Pandey applies for ticket from Ludhiana against party’s sitting MP Bittu

Ludhiana North MLA Rakesh Pandey (65) applied for ticket from Ludhiana constituency on Thursday, against Congress sitting MP Ravneet Singh Bittu (43), who is also in the fray.

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Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi forms panels in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will lead the Congress’s poll campaign in Punjab. The party also announced a 21-member state election committee headed by Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar.

Cong brass lifts Zira MLA’s suspension

The party put him under suspension on January 16, following which he had apologised. Sources said the party wanted to keep him under suspension for some more time to convey a message to others that indiscipline would not be tolerated.

Punjab Congress suspends Zira, he says will meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi to seek justice

The state unit had earlier issued a show cause notice to Zira after he had alleged inaction against contractors selling illicit liquor. Jakhar said Zira was not able to explain his conduct in his reply.

Lok Sabha polls: For ‘Mission 13’, Congress begins search for ‘strong candidates’

On Tuesday, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar held a meeting with party leaders to frame a strategy for the forthcoming general elections and asked his partymen to dedicate themselves to achieve the target which was fixed by the Congress during a rally at Killian Wali on October 7 last year.

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Badals destroyed Punjab with drugs: Congress

Congress said it was a common saying that terrorism destroyed Punjab but during a decade of SAD-BJP rule, our youth fell prey to the vicious circle of drugs, besides the Badal family looting every business in the state.

After House, Punjab Congress takes battle against Akalis to streets

The Congress also does not want to leave any stone unturned to link Akalis with Dera Sacha Sauda even after the Justice Ranjit Singh Commission linked pardon to Dera chief as the reason behind sacrilege incident in Bargari.

Feeling insulted in my constituency, you can appoint someone else: Balluana MLA to PPCC chief

In the letter dated August 31, the MLA, Nathu Ram, said that he doesn’t want to indulge the media in it and want to resolve the matter at party level. However, the purported letter was doing the rounds in social media Saturday.

Punjab Zila parishad, Panchayat polls: Congress looks towards gaining more ground in state

The State Election Commission had announced Tuesday that elections to 22 Zila Parishad and 150 Panchayat Samiti seats will be held on September 19.

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