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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ex-AAP rivals to slug it out as LIP fields Jassi Jasraj against Bhagwant Mann

Jasraj had in the past accused Mann of having sabotaged his election campaign in 2014. He had gone on record saying that Mann deliberately did not allow AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to campaign for him in Bathinda.

Sukhpal Khaira takes dig at AAP: ‘can’t cancel financier’s ticket’

Speaking to The Indian Express here today, Khaira said that Shergill was keeping AAP afloat financially in Punjab and there was no chance that his ticket would be cancelled in favour of Bir Devinder Singh, the SAD (Taksali) candidate.


Lok Sabha polls: In round one of talks, PDA partners get one seat each

Khaira ruled out the possibility of the Aam Admi Party joining the PDA. “AAP wanted an alliance with PEP and LIP and hence it did not work out. I don’t think, they will be joining this alliance in near future,” he said.

Sukhpal Khaira floats Punjabi Ekta Party in presence of rebel AAP MLAs

Khaira had resigned from the AAP two days ago citing ‘dictatorial’ attitude of party chief Arvind Kejriwal. All six rebel AAP MLAs who support Khaira were present on the occasion.

After quitting AAP, Khaira announces new political outfit

Khaira, who has not resigned as an MLA, had earlier attacked party supremo Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that his "dictatorial" attitude had shattered the dreams of Indians and the Punjabis for a clean alternative to the decayed and rotten system.

Another AAP MLA likely to quit party to fight Lok Sabha elections

A meeting of six rebel AAP MLAs has been called in Chandigarh Tuesday, to discuss the situation developing after Khaira’s resignation and formation of a new party.


Punjab: MP Bhagwant Mann calls Sukhpal Khaira ‘opportunistic’

Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann said that indiscipline within the party could never be tolerated and that many attempts had been made to make Khaira see reason, but they did not succeed.

Sukhpal Khaira resigns from AAP’s primary membership, to float new party

Says not resigning from his Assembly seat yet. In a letter addressed to Arvind Kejriwal, national convenor of AAP and Delhi Chief Minister, Khaira accused him of dictatorial attitude and political opportunism by hobnobbing with the Congress.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira quits AAP, Sisodia says party will be strengthened with his exit

Khaira, who was suspended from AAP for alleged “anti-party activities” and for “continuously attacking central and state leadership” in November last year, is expected to launch his new political party Punjab Democratic Alliance on January 8 in Chandigarh.

Sukhpal Khaira announces Punjab Democratic Alliance with BSP, Bains brothers, Dr Gandhi

BSP state president Rashpal Raju said the weaker sections and Dalits are being exploited through petty welfare schemes of Atta-Dal, meagre pensions etc, while they are being denied their right of quality education, healthcare, affordable housing and employment.