Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Punjab politics


Straddling panthic and political tags, Akali Dal finds itself ‘trapped at crossroads of region and religion’

October 08, 2022 7:51 am

As ethnic party, Akali Dal has sought and received considerable political support from the Sikhs in India and even among the diaspora, while taking up the community’s religious, social and political cause as central to the party agenda.

Sandeep Jakhar: An ardent nature lover with a passion for social service

September 23, 2022 11:17 am

Sandeep Jakhar says he tries to visit one village and one ward in the city every day

Politics should not be done: Kejriwal on Sidhu Moosewala's killing

June 03, 2022 3:03 pm

Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday, a day after the Punjab state government pruned his security cover

In Punjab polls, an opportunity for agri-reform

January 17, 2022 9:37 am

Punjab needs to switch from supply-driven agriculture, based on wheat and rice, to a demand-driven system. Election manifestoes and campaigns could begin a much-needed conversation.

Amarinder slams Khattar for lathicharge on farmers

August 28, 2021 10:40 pm

Amarinder Singh pointed out that this was not the first time that farmers had been subjected to such ruthlessness at the hands of the Haryana Police.

At meetings with Punjab politicians, water-proof shields, UV sanitisers for files

September 10, 2020 11:52 am

As work from home has become a new normal for a number of politicians, Bajwa has got prepared two offices at his official residence in Chandigarh for meeting public and officers, respectively. Both the offices have shields. “I have also got a similar arrangement done at my residence at Qadian.”

Punjab’s ‘bad boy’ hits a new low

April 29, 2014 10:57 am

As the Youth Akali Dal president Majithia also bears the responsibility of actions of all YAD men.

Atta-dal yet to reach beneficiaries, candidates promise more rations

April 28, 2014 10:10 am

The villagers alleged that they were not given atta-dal cards at the behest of a village level leader.

Last day of campaigning: Rallies and road shows lined up for Monday

April 28, 2014 10:06 am

Punjab will go to polls on April 30.

On the leaders’ radars: Colonies, villages

March 24, 2014 3:14 am

Leaders of different parties state that during campaign every party wants to show numbers which is not possible in urban areas.