Demand for food likely to shoot up in coming years: Harsimrat

Highlighting the schemes of her ministry, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said the demand for food is likely to shoot up three times in another few years in the country.

SAD announces candidate from Patiala seat

Shiromani Akali Dal has named Bhagwan Dass Juneja as the candidate of SAD-BJP alliance from Patiala Assembly seat for the upcoming bypolls.

Soni claims `undercurrent of discontentment` with SAD-BJP rule

Former Union minister and Congress candidate from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat Ambika Soni on Monday said there was an "undercurrent of discontentment" with the SAD-BJP government in Punjab, which is leading many people to supporting her party.

1984 riots victims pledge support for SAD-BJP candidates

The families of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots have decided to support SAD-BJP candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections in Punjab.

Manish Tewari takes on SAD-BJP leaders for protest outside his house

Union minister Manish Tewari took a dig at Akali Dal and BJP leaders for staging a demonstration in front of his house here on Monday over the extension of special industrial package to neighbouring hill states.

NRI Sammelan by SAD-BJP government proved farce: Cong

Describing the two-day NRI Sammelan organised by the state government as a "farce", the Punjab Congress on Sunday accused the SAD-BJP alliance of "befooling" the Punjabi diaspora.

False case lodged against Kagar: Punjab Congress

Punjab Congress on Saturday accused the ruling SAD-BJP combine in the state of lodging a false case against its state party vice president Gurpreet Singh Kangar.

Funds not given to areas represented by Congress in Punjab: Tewari

Union Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday accused SAD-BJP government of not distributing funds to the areas represented by Congress MLAs or MPs in Punjab.

SAD-BJP MLAs to give one month salary for Uttarakhand victims

MLAs belonging to ruling SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab decided to donate one month`s salary for relief and rehabilitation of victims in Uttarakhand.

Punjab Congress flays Sukhbir over evacuation of pilgrims from U`khand

Punjab Congress lashed out at Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal for claiming to evacuate 800 pilgrims from Shri Hemkunt Sahib and said it was unfortunate that SAD-BJP government was not prepared for it.

SAD-BJP govt has failed to turn state into power surplus: Cong

Congress on Tuesday accused the SAD-BJP government in the state of not keeping its promise of surplus power, saying that Punjab has been reeling under "severe" power cuts.

Punjab Cong to expose SAD-BJP govt: Bajwa

Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said the SAD-BJP government is misleading people by claiming that the state budget was tax free.

Punjab heading towards economic disaster: Cong chief

Punjab Congress on Sunday condemned the ruling SAD-BJP government for its economic policies aimed to make people into "paupers", claiming that the state was heading for an "economic disaster".

Chintan shivir: SAD to focus on LS polls; faces Congress attack

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal said `chintan shivir` of SAD-BJP alliance will focus on carving out detailed action plan for Lok Sabha polls, while Congress attacked for organising meeting in Goa.

‘Law and order situation in Punjab worrisome’

Union Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday expressed deep concern over the law and order situation in SAD-BJP ruled Punjab, saying it was "worrisome".

Rebels` activities helping SAD-BJP govt: Amarinder Singh

Facing a challenge to his leadership from a section of party leaders, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh said the activities of party rebels were helping the SAD-BJP government in the state.

Municipal elections reduced to a `joke`: Cong

Defeated in municipal corporation polls in Punjab, Congress on Monday alleged that the ruling SAD-BJP combine had unleashed unprecedented "state terror" and reduced the elections to a "joke".

Stage set for MC elections in Punjab tomorrow

The stage has been set for the second phase of election to the Municipal Corporations in Punjab on Sunday amidst tight security.

Newly-elected SAD MLAs to meet on Mar 8

With the SAD-BJP alliance
storming back to power in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal chief
Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of newly-elected

Shatrughan Sinha plays Bihari card to woo voters

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan
Sinha called upon the people to vote for Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP candidates in the January 30 polls.