Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Sunil Jakhar


Capt, Jakhar make it to BJP national executive

December 03, 2022 10:28 am

Amarinder and Jakhar had quit the Congress ahead of this year's Punjab elections in which the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) scored a landslide victory, while Shergill resigned from the Congress in August.

Jakhars of Abohar: In Warring's crosshairs, Congress MLA and Sunil Jakhar's nephew Sandeep dares party to expel him

August 17, 2022 7:08 am

On August 14, Warring challenged Sandeep Jakhar to resign from the party and get fresh mandate from the people if he was so confident about their support in his constituency.

Warring raps Jakhar for betraying party, challenges his nephew to resign as MLA

August 14, 2022 11:23 pm

Addressing a public meeting on the last leg of the six-day long Tiranga Yatra at Abohar in Fazilka district on Sunday, Warring also challenged Jakhar’s nephew, Sandeep Jakhar to resign from the party and get fresh mandate from the people if he was so confident about their support in Abohar.

'Our time has come,' says Punjab BJP with Sunil Jakhar by its side and others at the door

June 10, 2022 10:27 am

Four former Congress ministers and three MLAs, including two from the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), recently joined the party

Told Rahul to expel Sidhu, Jakhar but no action was taken: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

May 21, 2022 6:13 am

Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring wrote in a twitter post, “Not expected. @suniljakhar may have formally joined the @BJPIndia today, he had started working for the party long before, playing blatantly Hindutva politics, damaging the party in every way. There was reason for him to rake up ‘Hindu’ card and the reason was revealed today.”

Why Sunil Jakhar's entry into the BJP could mark a win-win for both

May 20, 2022 12:22 pm

In Jakhar, the BJP has got a formidable Hindu face in the state while for the three-time-MLA and one-time MP, the BJP offers a platform that can accommodate his experience.

Punjab top leader Sunil Jakhar joins BJP, three days after quitting Congress

May 20, 2022 2:28 am

Sunil Jakhar will be a formidable Hindu face, with no baggage, for the BJP in a state where it is trying to find its feet without former ally Akali Dal. While he belongs to a prominent Jat family, Jakhar enjoys the support of other communities in the state as well.

After Sunil Jakhar’s resignation, focus back on faultlines in Punjab Congress Committee

May 16, 2022 3:28 am

Former PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and his successor Amrinder Singh Raja Warring differ on the veteran leader’s value to the party.

Jakhar’s allegations ‘unsubstantiated & wild’: Raja Warring

May 15, 2022 11:41 am

Warring asked Jakhar “whether it is not a fact that his statements antagonised and alienated a large section of voters which cost the party heavily not only in Punjab but also in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand”.

In fresh exercise, Punjab govt prunes security of 8 Congress leaders, including Sunil Jakhar

May 12, 2022 4:34 pm

Earlier, after AAP stormed to power and before Bhagwant Mann formally took over as the chief minister, the security cover of as many as 122 politicians, majority of them from Congress, Akali Dal, BJP and former AAP MLAs was withdrawn.