The request for postponement of Punjab Assembly polls was put forth to the poll panel by several parties.
The Congress, so far, has not named anyone as the chief ministerial face for the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, as the party feels that it might lead to infighting and internal rift.
The 79-year-old leader had recently formed the Punjab Lok Congress. A few days ago, Singh’s wife and Congress MP from Patiala, Preneet Kaur had tested positive for the infection.
Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday attacked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, saying the state requires a leader who has solutions to challenges and takes tough decisions. ”Punjab requires a CM who has solutions to Punjab’s challenges, capacity to take tough decisions. Punjab needs serious people whose politics is[Read More…]
The joining in was held at the Sood residence in Punjab’s Moga district and the actor had last year in November said that his sister would join politics.
The 63-year-old is a legislator from the Qadian assembly seat of the state and switched over the BJP from the Congress on December 28. He is the younger brother of Congress Rajya Sabha member Partap Singh Bajwa.
Asked if the state BJP has demanded Governor’s rule in the state, he said people have already rejected the Congress government.
This comes as Patiala is turning out to be the worst-hit district in Punjab in terms of a rising number of coronavirus cases.
Laddi on Monday said he returned to the Congress fold here on Sunday night in the presence of AICC in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Chaudhary and Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.
Born in Chandigarh, the 44-year-old left-hander made his ODI debut in 2001 and played his last game for India against Bangladesh on May 12, 2007.
BJP National President JP Nadda, Punjab Lok Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh, and SAD (Sanyukt) chief Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital, along with Shekhawat, on Monday.
Just registering an FIR against Majithia is not enough, he said, addressing a public meeting at Batala in Gurdaspur.
A crowd gathered outside the court after a blast was heard in the area. A video from the spot shows fumes coming out of the building.
The incident took place when the man jumped golden grills inside the sanctum sanctorum, picked a sword and reached near the place where a Sikh priest was reciting the holy Guru Granth Sahib.
A 1986-batch IPS officer, Chattopadhyaya would hold this charge until a regular DGP is appointed out of a panel of three IPS officers shortlisted by the Union Public Service Commission.
The state government had earlier announced Rs 5 lakh as financial aid and a job for one member each of the deceased farmers’ families.
”I have announced that one of the deputy chief ministers will be from the BSP,” Badal told reporters after addressing a public gathering at Banga.
Punjab is scheduled to go to the Assembly polls in 2022. In the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, Congress won an absolute majority in the state by winning 77 seats and ousted the SAD-BJP government after 10 years.
The 59-year-old leader also accused Chief Minister Charanjit Singh of indulging in a ”drama” by trying to project himself as a ”aam aadmi” (common man) and alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants to become the CM of Punjab.