Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 18 The Congress on Monday claimed that a “substantial” number of SAD workers had joined the party in the presence of PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar at Majitha. Congress’ general secretary Sukhjinder Singh Lalli Majithia said “they were so many that everyone could not be entertained on the dais”. He claimed that eight sarpanches, 50 panches, two councillors, four former sarpanches and many leading Akali families had come forward to announce their allegiance to the Congress. Jakhar said the Akalis would have to pay for their “wrongdoings” in Majitha during their 10-year rule. Meanwhile, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia termed the desertion by Akali workers as “recycling of old material”. He claimed that...
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NURMAHAL: The Congess councillor Jang Bahadur Kohli was elected vice president of Nurmahal nagar council on Monday Phillaur Tahsildar Tapan Bhanot who conducted the proceeding said that Kohli was elected by voice votes by congress members who all proposed his name as no other member was present in today’s meeting.
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday blamed both the BJP-led Central government and Delhi's ruling AAP for the rift between the IAS officers and the Delhi government.
Punjab Local Bodies and Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today reiterated that drive against the illegal colonies and Buildings would continue in Punjab despite the resistance by Congress MLA’s.
CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leaders and legislators today lashed out at Sukhpal Singh Khaira, the Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha for his open and blatant support to the ‘Referendum 2020’ that aims at seceding Punjab from India and dividing the country along religious lines once again.
Tribune News Service Muktsar, June 14 Congress leader-cum-former Muktsar MLA Karan Kaur Brar along with her supporters lodged a protest at Sarainaga village against the increase in fuel prices on Thursday. The Congress activists protested for nearly two hours on the Muktsar-Kotkapura highway, but did not block the road. The protesters said the commoners were bearing the brunt of daily rise in prices of petroleum products, but the Centre was not taking any action in this regard. The Tribune
BENGALURU: Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy was leading in south Bengaluru's Jayanagar Assembly constituency contest after 11 rounds of vote count on Wednesday over BJP nominee B.N. Prahlad, said an election official.
The Punjab Congress will be holding village level awareness campaign making people aware about the anti-people policies of Modi government. Starting from June 14 the campaign will last till June 21 concentrating on ever increasing prices of petroleum and its products, anti-farmer and anti-poor policies.
CHANDIGARH: Reacting sharply to Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu’s suggestion on bringing AAP leader Bhagwant Mann into the Punjab Congress, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged all party leaders to refrain from making such public statements.