amarinder singh

Congress calls for united opposition in Punjab (Punjab Newsletter)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) After a spell of relative dormancy for the past few months, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh has called for the opposition to rally together against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Don’t pay arrears of raised power tariffs: Amarinder


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In Badal’s ‘Ram Rajya’, no place for political vendetta (Punjab Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) For the last five years, the Congress in Punjab, especially state Congress president Amarinder Singh, have been claiming that false cases were being registered against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress embarrassed after drubbing by Akalis (Punjab Newsletter)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) As if the "surprising" loss in January's assembly elections was not enough, the opposition Congress has been further decimated in Punjab by the ruling Shiromani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akali Dal-BJP sweep Punjab civic polls (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made a clean sweep in the municipal election in Punjab Sunday winning four municipal corporations, three ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Amarinder opposes Operation Bluestar memorial


June 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday opposed the setting up of a memorial to those killed in the Operation Bluestar inside the Golden ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress leaders fume as Badals cosy up to centre (Punjab Newsletter)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) The top leadership of the Punjab Congress may still be licking its wounds after its defeat in the assembly elections earlier this year, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Convicted Punjab minister quits, resignation accepted (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Agriculture Minister Tota Singh's resignation was accepted by Governor Shivraj Patil Wednesday, four days after he was convicted and sentenced to a year's imprisonment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Badal accepts convicted minister’s resignation


May 9th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday accepted the resignation of state Agriculture Minister Tota Singh, who was convicted for misusing an official car and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery


April 28th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab's Bathinda district.Considered one the biggest investments in Punjab since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM to inaugurate Bathinda refinery


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda town - the largest investment in Punjab since independence - will be formally inaugurated by Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Antony panel to look into poll debacle in Punjab, Goa


April 7th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) After a review of its performance in Uttar Pradesh by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has formed a panel headed by Defence ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress summons Amarinder, Bhattal to capital following infighting


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid a continuing spat between Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh and his detractors following the party's debacle in the assembly polls, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress mulling organisational changes in UP, Punjab


March 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Keen to put its house in order in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh after the assembly poll debacle, the Congress leadership is mulling organisational changes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A life lost, tense days as leaders play politics (Punjab Newsletter)


March 30th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old loses his life, people are injured, public property gets damaged, tension and tempers rise between two communities and the common man is put to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

One killed in clash over Rajoana, curfew in Gurdaspur (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 29 (IANS) Curfew was imposed here Thursday after one person was killed and another received bullet injuries when police fired to break up a clash between two ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Centre stays Rajoana hanging, Punjab leaders welcome it (Roundup)


March 28th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress helped Akalis engineer a historic win (Punjab Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh turned 70 Sunday, but the euphoria of celebration was missing. Having just led his party to a second consecutive loss in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I have not resigned: Amarinder


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Friday said he owned responsibility for the party's defeat in the assembly elections but had not resigned.Putting to rest speculation ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress leaders meet to review poll performance (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi met key leaders here Wednesday to take stock of the party's dismal performance in the assembly elections in five states.According ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sukhbir Badal leads with biggest margin


March 6th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) If there is one way of leading by example, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal has certainly shown that. As results for the 117-member assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Majority for SAD-BJP in Punjab; Badals upbeat, Congress surprised (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance Tuesday secured a majority in the 117-member assembly, winning 59 seats in the results announced till ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akali Dal ahead in Punjab


March 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Of the 17 assembly results declared till noon in Punjab Tuesday, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won 11 and the opposition ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akali Dal-BJP maintain lead in Punjab (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance maintained their lead in 65 of 117 seats for which trends were available as votes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Akali Dal-BJP make major gains in Punjab (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made major gains, leading in 66 seats in trends available for 105 of Punjab's 117 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akali Dal-BJP leading in Punjab after first round (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine surged ahead of the Congress in early trends emerging after the first round of counting on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

All set for Punjab vote count


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) All arrangements have been made for counting of votes Tuesday for 117 assembly seats in Punjab, Election Commission officials said Monday evening.The counting begins at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Punjab legislator dies


March 4th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Sitting Congress legislator Kanwarjit Singh Brar died Sunday in New Delhi after battling cancer for the last few months, party leaders said.Popularly known as Sunny Brar, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amarinder hits out at Badals for going on holiday


February 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) With Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal flying off to South Africa for a family holiday, state ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Heavy voting in Punjab: Who will pay a heavy price? (News Analysis)


January 31st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) Having set a new record with 76.63 percent voting in Punjab's election to 117 assembly seats, voters have left the main parties and leaders in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe