Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 17 Aapna Punjab Party chief Sucha Singh Chhotepur today condemned the apology submitted by AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case and called “genuine leaders” to come on common platform. He said Kejriwal indulged in politics of lies and deceit and stooped to the lowest level to achieve success. “He has himself admitted that he said things for political gains,” he said. Chhotepur alleged that his own sting done by advocate Gurlabh Singh Mahal on Kejriwal bidding and later denied by the same advocate demonstrated that Kejriwal could go to any extent to achieve his personal goals. Chhotepur lamented that the huge momentum built across Punjab by volunteers for system change was “scuttled by Kejriwal and his cronies by selling tickets like tra
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 17 Former Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia today came down heavily on Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife for "leaking false details of the STF report". He claimed that his estranged cousin, ADGP Harpreet Singh Sidhu, and the Sidhus colluded on the matter. "It is not the STF report, but the Sidhu team's false report," he said. ADGP Sidhu is the head of the STF on drugs and has authored the report that was submitted before a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. When contacted, the ADGP said Majithia was related to his cousins, but he had no blood relation with the Akali leader. "Even with those cousins, I have had no contact for 14 years," he said. Majithia said the Sidhu couple had committed contempt by revealing...
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 17 Pressure is once again building up on Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to act against former minister and senior Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged role in the drugs case. A day after Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu claimed that the Special Task Force (STF) had, in its report, prime facie found evidence against Majithia in the drug trade, former PPCC chief and Rajya Sabha MP Partap Bajwa said: “We have enough evidence and the time is ripe to take him into custody.” “Before every election, we had stated that Sukhbir and Majithia will be punished for ruining Punjab. If we don’t act now, the people of Punjab won’t trust us in the parliamentary elections. Punishing someone for a crime is serving...
CHANDIGARH: After making considerable consultations with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president S. Sukhbir Singh Badal, the Ex-servicemen Wing president, General (Retd.) J J Singh today announced the first list of office-bearers of the Wing.
CHANDIGARH: Acting on the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government has released funds amounting to Rs. 690.96 crore under various welfare schemes, including pension payments, compensation to farmers against crop damage, retirement benefits and medical reimbursement.
MANSA: Honourable Justice PB Bajanthri Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today conducted the annual inspection of Mansa Courts.
JALANDHAR: The district civil and Police administration today solicited fulsome support and cooperation from the various walks of people for making anti-drug mass mobilization program a huge success by enrolling more and more number of Drug Abuse Prevention Officers (DAPO).
NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia as an antic that not only reflected the AAP national convenor’s political inexperience but also appeared to be a desperate attempt to reduce the burden of defamation cases against him before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
CHANDIGARH: Those who have stability in their hearts, words and actions are the ones who attain all happiness rather than those who act clever and dupe others in order to gather wealth and riches, said Mahilla Pracharak Smt. Bhagwan Devi Nandvani Ji, while addressing thousands of devotees during the Sanyojak level Mahilla Nirankari Sant Samagam organised at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Sector 30-A, here today.
LUDHIANA :To discuss the prevailing situation in AAP, Party leaders from Ludhiana Urban and Ludhiana Rural today held a meeting and expressed full support and solidarity with national convener Arvind Kejriwal. The meeting was addressed by around three dozen leaders including State Gen. Secy. Ahbaab Grewal, State Spokesperson Darshan Singh Shankar, Ludhiana Urban President Daljit Singh Grewal, Ludhiana Rural President Ranjit Singh Dhamot, Suresh Goyal, Zone Organisation Building incharge Mohan Virk, Rajinderpal Kaur, former Coordinator, Suresh Goyal, Gurjit Singh Gill.