Kamaldeep Singh Brar

Articles By Kamaldeep Singh Brar

Punjab: Lowest turnout in Amritsar, from where star campaigners stayed away

On Sunday morning, Congress candidate and MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla and BJP candidate Hardeep Singh Puri bumped into each other at the Golden Temple. Both wished each other by bowing their heads with folded hands.

‘Sidhu eyeing CM post, harming party with irresponsible actions’

This comes a day after Sidhu, while speaking on sacrilege cases, alleged a nexus between senior Congress leaders and the Badals.

Former Ajnala MLA Amarpal Singh Bony: A Taksali plots return to SAD with vote call for Congress

Addressing workers at a meeting held at the SAD(T) party office in Ajnala earlier this week, Amarpal said, “Don’t think about the fact that Aujla (Congress candidate) has not come to ask for your vote, or his mother or brother haven’t come to seek votes. You have to vote for me. It will be my responsibility to get your work done (after Aujla wins).”

In Punjab, Priyanka accuses SAD of ‘sacrilege for votes’, Modi of fooling people

Priyanka called Prime Minister Narendra Modi an ‘abhineta’ (actor) and a pseudo-nationalist who fooled people for five years.

In Amritsar, Amit Shah touches on Sikh riots

“A criminal like Sajan Kumar enjoyed high posts during the respective Congress government despite knowing that he was responsible for the anti-Sikh riots. It was only Modi government which pushed Sajjan Kumar behind bars after opening cases on the recommendations of Nanavati Commission, and gave compensation to victims," said Shah.

Illegal mining in Punjab: JCBs, trucks operate near banks of Ravi, but Independent candidate’s plaint dismissed

There are no legal mines functional in Pathankot for almost last one year. However, according to Gagandeep, mining officer Pathankot, there are total 220 crushers in Pathankot and 120 of them are fully functional.

2019 Lok Sabha elections: ‘Vote for Sunny because Modi made country safe’

Amit Shah addressed his rally not far from Pathankot airbase, which had come under attack during the 2016 terror strike.

Independent they stand, with or without a cause

A retired navy officer, Amandeep Singh Ghotra jumped into the lectoral fray because he belives he can do better work than career politicians.

This poll is not about what happened (to Arun Jaitley) in 2014…we will win Amritsar decisively: Hardeep Puri

BJP candidate from the prestigious Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Puri tells The Indian Express that the 2014 poll result from the seat will have no bearing on the contest this time.

Meanwhile, Sunny Deol’s rival takes stock of Kartarpur corridor work

On Monday, Congress party president Sunil Jakhar reached Dera Baba Nanak and attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the slow pace of construction of the Kartarpur Corridor.

A day in the life of Bableen Kaur, a drug inspector in Punjab: In frontlines of drug war, living cautiously, a month after murder

Kaur’s office is a mere 10-minute drive from the District and Sessions Court. An old Public Works Department building in the Civil Surgeon Office has been renovated to make space for the drug inspectors.

Punjab: The mysterious case of ‘injured’ Taksali leaders

Khalsa told The Indian Express over phone Friday that he got badly injured after a fall at his Barnala residence Tuesday and after having a meeting with workers decided not to contest the elections.

Will be voice of Amritsar in next BJP govt: Hardeep Puri

“Amritsar can be converted into a global city due to its religion, history, culture. I will soon table my vision document on the city. BJP-led NDA is going to form the government. It is clear. I will be in the council of ministers to become the voice of Amritsar there,” he said.

Gurdaspur awaits Sunny Deol’s arrival

Sunny Deol’s absence on the field after announcement of his candidature earlier this week has subjected him to criticism on social media.

BJP says Jaitley debacle won’t happen again as Hardeep Puri’s no stranger to city

Unlike Arun Jaitley, Hardeep Puri, a former bureaucrat who had joined BJP in 2017, isn’t new to the city. Since he joined BJP, he has been visiting very frequently.

Want public debate with Sunny Deol: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar

Jakhar says he respects his opponent Sunny Deol as an actor, but wants an open public debate with him so that people can make a decision.

Gurdaspur: Why BJP fielded an actor? Locals failed it in the past, only one to win was Vinod Khanna

So when the party announced actor Sunny Deol’s candidature from Gurdaspur, the BJP just reinforced the belief among its cadres that only a celebrity can win this seat.

Seat watch, Amritsar: Pitted against Gurjit Aujla, Hardeep Puri faces tough fight in Jatt-majority seat

While the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) have fielded low-profile candidates, Congress has fielded its sitting MP Gurjit Aujla, a Jatt-Sikh, from Amritsar.

Venkaiah Naidu pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh victims, Punjab CM skips event

Joint secretary in Ministry of Culture, S C Barmma, who was at Jallianwala Bagh, said that besides an invitation to the Punjab CM, "another 1000 cards were sent to Punjab chief secretary for inviting people to the event".

A guide at the Jallianwala Bagh and history, and a personal story, that he won’t share

More than a professional obligation, it is an emotional moment for 38-year-old Seth, whose great grandfather, Gobind Ram Seth had fallen to the bullets opened by the British troops at a peaceful gathering at the Bag on the Baisakhi day on April 13, 1919.