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Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

Pandemonium prevailed inside the Punjab assembly on Thursday after a Sikh legislator from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that his turban was taken off as marshalls pushed his party legislators out of the house.

Stop playing 'petty politics' over a letter: SAD to Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday hit back at Navjot Singh Sidhu after the Punjab minister released a letter to media and asked him to refrain from playing "petty politics" by "misleading" the people.

 

Akali Dal, SGPC upset at Italy Supreme Court ruling on ''kirpan''

The Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday expressed anguish over the Italian Supreme Court upholding a ban on wearing of `kirpan` and plan to raise the issue at appropriate platforms to ensure "justice" to Sikhs settled in Italy.

 

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

In its first meeting after the February 4 voting for assembly elections in the state, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said certain "elements" were indulging in "a deep-rooted and dangerous conspiracy" to weaken the Sikh community in the state.

Punjab polls: VVPAT machines develop technical snag at some places

Punjab polls: VVPAT machines develop technical snag at some places

Several voters across the state experienced problems during the polling process today, as a large number of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, installed for the first time in the ongoing Punjab Assembly elections, developed a technical snag.

Assembly elections: 35% polling recorded in Punjab till 1:00 pm

Assembly elections: 35% polling recorded in Punjab till 1:00 pm

Brisk polling was going on as around 35 percent of the total 1.98 crore electors exercised their franchise till 1 PM in the high-stakes Punjab Assembly elections, wherein 1,145 candidates are in the fray.

Assembly elections: Punjab braves chill, 11% votes in first two hours

Assembly elections: Punjab braves chill, 11% votes in first two hours

Braving the winter chill, thousands of voters turned out on Saturday morning to cast their vote for the Punjab assembly elections.

Tohra's name to help Kuldeep consolidate standing in Sanour

Kuldeep Kaur Tohra has entered the fray as an AAP candidate from this Assembly segment with a promise of improving the lot of women.

Rahul shares 'dal-subzi' meal with villagers in Punjab

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday shared a meal of 'dal-subzi' with villagers and interacted with them in Sangrur district, on the last day of campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls.

Have always stood against Cong whenever they did injustice: Punjab CM

Have always stood against Cong whenever they did injustice: Punjab CM

Accusing the Congress Party of indulging in vendetta politics, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday rubbished the baseless allegations being levelled by the opposition and said that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance will form the next government in Punjab."Our campaigning is going on in full swing.

Punjab assembly elections: Akali Dal releases poll manifesto, promises 20 lakh jobs

Punjab assembly elections: Akali Dal releases poll manifesto, promises 20 lakh jobs

Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday released its poll manifesto, promising 20 lakh jobs and free tubewell connections to all farmers among other things.

BJP mocks Navjot Singh Sidhu, says he boarded a 'sinking ship' by joining Congress

BJP mocks Navjot Singh Sidhu, says he boarded a 'sinking ship' by joining Congress

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday ridiculed the induction of their former member Navjot Singh Sidhu in Congress, saying that latter has boarded a sinking ship and added that he would repent over his decision.

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress ahead of Punjab elections, to contest from Amritsar

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress ahead of Punjab elections, to contest from Amritsar

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Congress party on Sunday.

Ex-Akali leaders feature in Congress third list for Punjab

The Congress party on Thursday announced its third list of 23 candidates, including a few former Akali leaders, for the Punjab assembly elections, as suspense over cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joining the party continued.

Ex-Army chief joins Akali Dal in Punjab, to contest against Amarinder

Ex-Army chief joins Akali Dal in Punjab, to contest against Amarinder

He will contest against Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh from Patiala-Urban seat in the February 4 assembly elections.

Sidhus must decide who will contest on Congress ticket, either Navjot Singh or wife will get ticket: Amarinder

Sidhus must decide who will contest on Congress ticket, either Navjot Singh or wife will get ticket: Amarinder

Amarinder Singh also said said was no talk in Congress about offering Deputy Chief Minister's post to Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Punjab saw rapid development in SAD-BJP rule; AAP, Cong enemies of state: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab saw rapid development in SAD-BJP rule; AAP, Cong enemies of state: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said the state has witnessed rapid development during SAD-BJP alliance and asked the people to give a befitting reply to Aam Aadmi Party and Congress, terming the two parties as "enemies of Punjab".

Over 40 lakh youth in Punjab addicted to drugs: Arvind Kejriwal

Over 40 lakh youth in Punjab addicted to drugs: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said, the ruling Akali Dal and Congress had ganged up against the growing popularity of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab before the assembly elections.