While the NCP has been insisting on 24-24 seat formula, the Congress is pitching for the 2014 format of 27-21 seats.
Bathinda will play host to the first of six rallies that the party has envisaged as a damage-control exercise following the widespread protests across the state since September.
The decision was taken in a sudden meeting held at Akal Takht on Friday afternoon and the reason for taking back the decision was due to strong opposition of Sikhs.
“Farmers feel that Modi spoiled relations with Iran and it has badly hit the prices of basmati,” said Satnam Singh Ajnala, Jamhoori Kisan Sabha leader.
Many called the move a well-crafted strategy by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to woo nearly 70 lakh followers of the dera across the state, especially after the dera-factor helped BJP in Haryana.
More than 60 students from various schools of the city participated in the competition that was organised to pay tribute to noted artist late Shiv Singh.
Over 1,500 students from various schools, colleges and other institutes visited various laboratories of the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), which were thrown open to the general public to mark the 73rd CSIR Foundation Day Saturday. The students also interacted with scientists and witnessed live demonstrations of the instruments developed at CSIO. A team of […]
The Senate will also look into the funds that have been approved for various developmental projects at PU in the last three months.
Of the 130 families at the farm, houses of 18 were burnt down in the riots. The state government gave the 18 Rs 25.11 lakh as compensation and built homes for them under the Indira Awas Yojana.
Even as Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s movie MSG-2 was screened in Bathinda on Friday, a Sikh body burnt an effigy of Akal Takht Jathedar Gaini Gurbachan Singh for forgiving the dera head. “It was for the first time when Akal Takht Jathedar’s effigy was burnt. Whenever an Akal Takht Jathedar has […]
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal offered condolences to the relatives of those who died in stampede and prayed for safe return of the Haj pilgrims of India.
Ever since Bhagwant Mann won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Sangrur, Chief Minister Prakash SIngh Badal has not been seen at many public functions at Malerkotla.
Sources said Rahul’s loyalists are trying again to move a resolution in the Congress Legislative Party (CLP).
The unions said the body will not be cremated until a compensation of Rs 10 lakh is granted to the kin of the deceased.
Many complain that they received cheques worth only Rs 80, Rs 149, Rs 760 and so on instead of the promised Rs 8,000 per acre
The rally was attended by AAP Punjab convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann.
Ill-prepared ministers who had not anticipated follow-up questions also made a poor impression.
Singer Harinder Sandhu praised the government for organising the world cup and giving due respect to kabaddi players.
Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki who was supposed to be the chief guest, along with Agriculture Minister Tota Singh and Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema failed to turn up at the venue.
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development had sought suggestions from every state for the formation of the new education policy.