BJP's first list of 34 out, Punjab BJP chief's name missing

BJP's first list of 34 out, Punjab BJP chief's name missing

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday widened its political horizon in Punjab by announcing candidates for the February 20 assembly polls from all segments of voters, including farmers, Scheduled Castes and the Sikhs. The party, in the process, apparently made attempts at diminishing the competitive advantage its rivals gained...

BKU leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni asks farmers not to receive court summons

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni on Thursday asked the farmers in Haryana not to appear in the Courts in connection with the cases registered against them by state police during the year-long farmers’ agitation against three central farm laws. Chaduni, in a video message released, asked the farmers...


Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

The SAD MP from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal asked AAP’s chief ministerial nominee Bhagwant Mann to tell Punjabis how a rubber stamp like him would oppose Dekhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and stop the latter from continuing to try to transfer the river waters of Punjab and Haryana and Delhi...

Punjab reports a high of 31 deaths, 7986 COVID cases

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

The fatalities due to Covid-19 are rising in Punjab. As many as 31 fatalities due to COVID-19 were reported in state as 7986 fresh infections surfaced on Thursday. With this, the state’s COVID-19 tally has reached 692526, while state’s death toll stood at 16882.  According to state’s health bulletin, seven deaths...

Haryana’s 75 per cent reservation law: Over 9,000 youth registered for jobs in last 100 hours

Friday, 21 January 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Thursday said that in the last 100 hours, more than 9000 youth have applied for jobs on the portal of the Labor Department. The law that reserves 75 per cent of jobs in the private sector in the state offering a salary of less...

BJP’s first list of ex and sitting MLAs to be out anytime now

Friday, 21 January 2022 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Entering Punjab’s electoral arena as a senior partner in the coalition, the saffron party is set to lay its bet on the tried and tested leaders for the February 20 elections. Expected to be announced any time now, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) first list of candidates for Punjab elections is...

Cong under pressure to announce Punjab CM face

Friday, 21 January 2022 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

It’s Congress versus Congress once again for the Chief Minister’s post. But this time, the verdict may be more decisive, with the party’s central leadership under pressure to name its Chief Ministerial candidate before the State goes to poll in a month’s time. Even as the Delhi Durbar is conveniently postponing...

ED seizes Rs 10 cr, gold worth Rs 21 L during raids at 10 locations; Channi’s nephew among those raided

Thursday, 20 January 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Enforcement Directorate has seized Rs 10 crore cash and gold worth Rs 21 lakhs during raids in connection with money laundering investigation, against illegal sand mining operations in the poll-bound state, that concluded on Wednesday morning. The raids were conducted at multiple locations in Punjab, including the premises of...

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