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Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab minister Majithia during the assembly session.

Punjab elections likely in January or February: State CEO

Punjab elections likely in January or February: State CEO

Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer V.K. Singh said here on Tuesday.

EC selects singer-actor Gurdas Maan as state icon for Punjab assembly polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday selected famous Punjabi singer and actor Gurdas Maan as the state icon for the 2017 assembly polls.

Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Punjab Congress has asked ticket seekers to take a pledge and give an undertaking that they will not contest polls on any assembly seat against Congress nominee if they are not "chosen".

SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports

SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the SAD-BJP alliance government is fully alert and is ready to foil any nefarious attempt aimed at disturbing the law and order situation in the state.

'Rahul Gandhi carrying anti-Sikh family legacy, Punjab will never forgive Congress for Darbar Sahib attack'

'Rahul Gandhi carrying anti-Sikh family legacy, Punjab will never forgive Congress for Darbar Sahib attack'

Punjab CM reminded people of the hostile attitude of the Gandhi family and Congress towards Punjab and its people.

Rahul Gandhi slams Akali govt for not being serious on Punjab drug issue

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the SAD-BJP government in Punjab of "not being serious" about "eliminating" the drug problem, which he said was a "serious issue" in the state.

Country 'helpless' before Mallya, but farmers have to end lives: Kejriwal

  Raising the issue of agrarian distress, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the entire system is "helpless" when industrialist Vijay Mallya runs away after incurring debts of Rs 9,000 crore even as farmers are forced to end their lives over meagre loans.

Many 'seasonal birds' will visit Punjab in poll season: Badal

With AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal set to begin his five-day visit to Punjab tomorrow, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that in 'poll season' many seasonal birds would visit the state, but claimed it would hardly have any effect as SAD-BJP alliance will win the 2017 assembly polls.

Punjab polls: Parkash Singh Badal slams AAP, Congress, asks people to re-elect SAD-BJP

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday exhorted the people to make a firm pledge to re-elect the SAD-BJP alliance.

AAP asks Badal to 'stop bothering' about them

Chief Minister Badal should stop bothering about AAP and should focus on fulfilling promises made to the residents of Punjab during elections, AAP leader and Sangrur MP, Bhagwant Mann said.

Punjab CM expresses 'deep pain' to Akal Takht over recent happenings

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday submitted an emotional letter, expressing his deep pain over the current events, to Akal Takht Jathedar Gyani Gurbachan Singh.

Punjab has become 'drug haven' due to SAD-BJP: AAP

Protesting against the drug menace in Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday claimed that the state has become a "drug haven" due to "connivance" of ruling SAD-BJP coalition.

Rahul's visit to Punjab, a political gimmick: BJP-SAD

BJP and its ally, Akali Dal which are in power in Punjab on Tuesday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his visit to food-grain markets in the SAD-BJP ruled state terming it as a "political drama" and an attempt to target the Land Bill.

Punjab govt apathetic towards Hindu victims of terror: Shiv Sena

Several activists of Shiv Sena on Sunday took out a protest march here against the alleged apathy of the SAD-BJP government towards those Hindu families who were victims of terrorism in Punjab.

BJP basks in victory of Punjab civic poll win

BJP on Thursday hailed the victory of the SAD-BJP combine in the civic polls in Punjab and party chief Amit Shah congratulated Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir besides the BJP leadership in the state.

SAD-BJP combine wins Punjab civic polls

The ruling SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab on Thursday swept the civic polls held last week by clinching four of the six Municipal Corporation seats.

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.