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Sunil Kumar Jakhar


In Centre move on power Bill, Jakhar sees fresh bid to teach Punjab farmers a lesson

April 04, 2021 9:01 am

Jakhar said that true motive of the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, was to take away free power from our farmers and hand over electricity distribution to corporate houses.

PPCC chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar slams move on power Bill, says Centre going back on promise to farmers

April 03, 2021 11:48 pm

The Minister of State for Power, and New and Renewable Energy, Government of India held a meeting on March 19 with Secretaries of different states regarding the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003

Contract Farming Act row: Act not in operation, will ask CM to repeal it, says Jakhar

February 16, 2021 10:33 am

Punjab Congress chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar said it was the SAD-BJP who had dared to introduce jail term for farmers under the Act in the Budget Session of 2013 after suspending 9 Congress MLAs to throttle their voice against these draconian measures.

Punjab parties in one voice on farmers' protest: 'Shun ego, repeal laws'

December 11, 2020 10:44 am

Even the Punjab Congress, the ruling party in the state that has been demanding an assurance from the Centre on MSP, market fee and RDF, it has extended full support to the farmers’ demand of repealing the laws.

Jakhar backs Amarinder on his meeting with President, hits out at Opposition

November 01, 2020 12:15 am

“I want to ask SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal if he has tried to approach the Prime Minister. This is odd that Sukhbir has called CM’s upcoming meeting a drama," said PPCC president Sunil Kumar Jakhar.

Fatehgarh Sahib MLA firm on resignation, Jakhar says govt will not accept it

September 19, 2020 11:39 am

PPCC president Sunil Kumar Jakhar said Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had also called him (Jakhar) on Thursday morning and asked him to advice Kuljit Singh Nagra against the resignation.

Sukhbir’s grip on SAD has weakened: Punjab Congress chief

September 14, 2020 12:47 am

“He has taken the decision to oppose the farm ordinances after pressure from party leaders and workers. Party leaders did not come out in open but they never supported the party either," Punjab Congress chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar said.

Cong letter row: Jakhar takes on Bhattal, says she should have acted responsibly

August 26, 2020 11:18 am

Bhattal is among two leaders from Punjab who were a signatory to the letter.

Thermal Plants: Sunil Kumar Jakhar blows whistle against own govt

February 08, 2020 5:00 am

“It is shocking that the PPCB has done it. When the entire state is talking about a demand of cancelling the PPAs of these power plants, the government is asking the Centre for more time to these white elephants," said Jakhar.

Navjot Singh Sidhu says no one invited him for campaigning, Kumari says she did

May 07, 2019 8:49 am

The Punjab minister said he will go to Haryana and campaign for Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Kumari Selja in the coming days.