EC asks Punjab CM to refrain from making political speech on Independence Day

Election Commission on Saturday asked the Punjab Chief Minister and his ministers to refrain from making political speeches during the Independence Day celebrations in view of the by-polls in the state.

Jaitley`s defeat draws camparison to Narasimha Rao`s 1984 loss

With the defeat of Arun Jaitley in his maiden electoral battle, Amritsar has become a sort of `Hanamkonda` for the BJP.

Battle for Amritsar: Will Arun Jaitley pay for SAD`s misgovernance?

The fight for the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency is being viewed as one of the most interesting contest as senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley and Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh have locked horns against each other.

Fresh war of words between Amarinder, Jaitley

Captain Amarinder Singh and BJP leader Arjun Singh were locked in a fresh war of words as campaign ended in this high-profile Lok Sabha constituency going to polls on Apr 30.

Never gave a clean chit to Jagdish Tytler: Captain Amarinder

After sparking off a huge controversy over his clean chit to 1984 Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler, former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday retracted his comment.

1984 riots: Akali Dal workers protest against Amarinder Singh`s clean chit to Tytler

Akali Dal workers on Monday held a massive protest outside the Congress headquarters in Delhi over a statement made by former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh with regards to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Elections 2014: AAP to spoil Modi`s party in Punjab?

Exit polls have suggested that the BJP-led NDA coalition is set to return to power in India led by its prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi, ending a decade of Congress-led rule.

Congress may field Amarinder Singh to take on Jaitley in Amritsar

Congress may field former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to take on BJP leader Arun Jaitley in Amritsar.

BJP, SAD leaders were involved in 1984 riots: Former Punjab CM

Taking the debate around the 1984 anti-Sikh riots further, former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday backed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi`s statement on the riots issue.

Drug case: Amarinder Singh dismisses Badal`s charge

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh dismissed his successor Parkash Singh Badal`s charge that he was interfering in the investigation into the recent drug haul by demanding a judicial probe.

Amarinder Singh appears in court in a scam case

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appeared before a district court in connection with Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT) scam here on Monday.

Capt Amarinder predicts Moga will be Sukhbir`s Waterloo

Moga bypoll was going to prove to be Waterloo for Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal and disintegration of Shiromani Akali Dal was "imminent", Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh said.

Amarinder condemns gang-rape of 14-year-old girl in Jalandhar

Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh condemned brutal gang-rape of minor girl in Shahkote in Jalandhar district and expressed grave concern over the "rising incidents" of rapes in the state.

Amarinder asks Punjab CM Badal to sack Majithia

Punjab Congress President Capt Amarinder Singh asked CM Parkash Singh Badal to sack Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia to convey strong message that lawlessness will not be tolerated in the state.

Rahul Gandhi conducting survey for Parliament seats: Amarinder

Congress is conducting a survey in Punjab and other parts of country for the forthcoming parliament elections and Rahul Gandhi is a part of it, state party chief Amarinder Singh on said.

Punjab CM contenders: Amarinder richer than Badal

Between the two political
stalwarts in Punjab, former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder
Singh is wealthier than the incumbent Parkash Singh Badal.

Punjab poll manifesto ready: Amarinder

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the party`s poll manifesto was ready and would be released soon.