Raakhi Jagga

Articles By Raakhi Jagga

SGPC no personal property, Badals, SAD have no control over it: Sukhbir Singh

Sukhbir accused CM Captain Amarinder Singh of being inaccessible and not meeting the public. He also targetted his estranged cousin Manpreet Badal saying that the “Congress will not come to power again if (Manpreet) continues to be the finance minister.” ‘Vote for Modi’

‘Those holding political conferences do not respect Akal Takht’

The Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal was the first to announce a mega political conference at the Maghi Mela followed by SAD (Amritsar).

Punjab: NGO pitches for cultivation of poppy to fight drug menace

The NGO, Insaaf, chose the occasion of Maghi Mela in Muktsar to put forth the idea and even announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh and 20 marla plot to any person who was able to explain that poppy was not a solution to the synthetic drugs.

Punjab: Zira MLA gets showcause notice from Congress, he sticks to his stand

Zira was present at the district-level function Saturday, but he walked out after declaring from stage that the police was allegedly protecting liquor contractors and drug peddlers.

In this Punjab village, face of women empowerment to remain under veil

Six of 10 Khaira Khurd panchayat members are women, four of them can’t read or write.

Punjab: New sarpanches, panches to take oath today

During the SAD-BJP regime, such functions were organised in batches by clubbing districts, and were attended then CM Parkash Singh Badal.

SAD claims credit for getting Sajjan Kumar convicted in riots case

In Badal village, Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal accused the Congress party of protecting those named in the riots cases.

Veteran actor Satish Kaul falls on hard times, Punjab CM promises help

Kaul, who had been living in old age homes for the past several years, has been offered shelter by a Good Samaritan, Satya Devi, at her residence in village Manakwal.

Barnala: New Congress sarpanch attacked by party rival

So far, no arrests have been made in this case.

Barnala: New Congress sarpanch attacked by party rival

Shamsher Singh, SHO, Sehna police station confirming the same said, “On the day of polling, Jaswant was booked for putting ballot box on fire. He was arrested and is on judicial remand."

Punjab panchayat polls: Badal kin bites dust, Congress shines on CM’s turf

Political rivalry was also set aside when Harsimrat and Sukhbir Badal touched the feet of his uncle Gurdas Badal (Finance Minister Manpreet Badal’s father), who was incidentally at the same booth (No.103).

Ludhiana: SIT records Daljeet Singh Cheema’s statement

Cheema had been summoned on December 24 to appear before the SIT on December 29 at Faridkot.

Rajiv Gandhi justified 1984 riots, but decision to revoke Bharat Ratna not in my purview: Shwait Malik

Rajiv Gandhi had justified the violence in 1984 and killings of Sikhs in a public meeting by saying that 'jab bhi koi bada ped girta hai, to dharti thodi hilti hai'... This cannot be forgotten."

Punjab: Over 100 urban colonies in Ludhiana gear up for polls too

Though a notification regarding inclusion of 99 village panchayats in the MC had been approved by erstwhile Punjab government on January 2, 2017, ahead of Assembly polls, it still hangs fire due to change in regime.

Ludhinana: SAD says Rajiv statue an encroachment, city’s Congress Mayor vows to protect it

SAD leaders, led by party’s spokesperson MaheshInder Singh Grewal, in their complaint stated that no permission of Municipal Corporation or any other department had been taken to put up this statue along the road which connects to the National Highway.

Punjab panchayat polls: Several submit pleas challenging rejection of papers

A total of 78 applications were filed by various candidates in Faridkot, 77 in Muktsar and more than 50 applications each in Ludhiana, Barnala, Sangrur, Bathinda, Ferozepur and Fazilka areas.

Rajiv Gandhi statue vandalised: Sukhbir Badal backs accused, asks CM to stand by community

Sukhbir said that Punjab CM should stand with the Sikh community and assist it in its quest for 1984 victims instead of protecting the Gandhi family to save his chair.

Punjab: Dalit outfit enters poll fray in Sangrur villages

Zamin Prapati Sangrash Committee (ZPSC) has fielded candidates for the upcoming panchayat polls in seven Sangrur villages and five of them have become panches unopposed in three villages.

Punjab: Congress vs Congress in Capt’s native place, 2 Badals in fray in ex-CM’s village

It is Congress versus Congress in three panchayats of Mehraj, while it is Badal versus Badal, representing the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress respectively, at Badal village.

In run-up to Punjab panchayat polls, Congress groups at loggerheads in villages

Two security personnel were injured as bricks were thrown during clashes between the two groups inside the polytechnic college campus.