Friday, May 31, 2024

Seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections to take BJP beyond 400 seats: Anurag Thakur

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 30, 2024 7:00:17 AM IST
Union Minister Anurag Thakur said that the seventh phase of the Lok Sabha elections is about taking the seat tally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) beyond 400.... read..

INDIA bloc's opposition to PM Modi's meditation betrays anti-Sanatan mindset: Shehzad Poonawalla

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 30, 2024 3:01:45 PM IST
BJP national spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla on Thursday hit out at the INDIA alliance for opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meditation at Vivekananda Rock Memorial, saying that it betrays their anti-Sanatan mindset.... read..

BJP has done nothing for Chandigarh's development: Congress' Manish Tiwari

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 29, 2024 11:01:22 AM IST
Congress candidate from Chandigarh Lok Sabha constituency Manish Tiwari lashed out at the BJP, saying that the party has done nothing for the development of Chandigarh for the last ten years when it represented the constituency.... read..

BJP's Shehzad Poonawalla equates TMC with Tushtikaran, Tanashahi Taliban, says BJP will emerge as the biggest party

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 28, 2024 8:32:54 PM IST
Taking a swipe at Trinamool Congress, BJP leader Shehzad Poonawalla on Tuesday equated TMC with appeasement, dictatorship and Taliban, expanding the party's acronym, to 'Tushtikaran mujhe chahiye', 'Tanashahi mujhe chahiye', 'Talibani mujhe chahiye'.... read..

BJP questions silence of INDIA bloc leaders on Punjab minister's objectionable video

Chandigarh | May 28, 2024 8:31:28 PM IST
BJP National Spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla on Tuesday questioned the silence of INDI alliance leaders, including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee over a purported objectionable video of Punjab AAP MLA Balkar ... read..

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, 4 others acquitted in 2002 Ranjeet murder case

Chandigarh | May 28, 2024 2:31:56 PM IST
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday acquitted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and four others in the 2002 murder case of a former Dera official.... read..

Punjab CEO announces Rs 5,000 incentives to BLO's for increasing voting turnout

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 27, 2024 10:33:28 PM IST
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Sibin C on Monday announced to provide incentives to Booth Level Officers (BLOs) worth Rs 5,000 for achieving a voter turnout increase of 10 per cent or more compared to the 2019 turnout.... read..

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri meets beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi scheme in Chandigarh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 27, 2024 4:31:48 PM IST
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday met the beneficiaries of PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi scheme in Chandigarh and inquired them if they face any difficulties.... read..

Modi government will be formed at Centre on June 4: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 27, 2024 5:31:10 AM IST
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would form the government on June 4 and that to bring development in Punjab it was necessary to vote for the BJP in all 13 seats.... read..

"Public worried about inflation, PM Modi busy creating Hindu-Muslim divide": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Chandigarh | May 26, 2024 9:02:12 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said that as the public is gravely concerned about "rising inflation" and "unemployment", Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the contrary, is busy creating a rift between Hindu and Muslim communitie... read..

India's GDP is USD 3.95 trillion, says Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Chandigarh | May 26, 2024 7:02:13 PM IST
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri lauded the government's efforts to strengthen the Indian economy in the past 10 years under the Prime Ministership of Narendra Modi.... read..

"Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi have no other issues than criticising each other": INLD

Chandigarh (Haryana) | May 25, 2024 10:03:12 PM IST
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate from Kurukshetra, Abhay Singh Chautala took a jab at the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday and said that neither Rahul Gandhi nor Prime Minister Narendra Modi had any issues other than criti... read..

Won't allow Chandigarh to become a city-state, says Simranjit Singh Mann

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 25, 2024 10:02:49 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Simranjit Singh Mann launched a scathing attack against Congress candidate from Chandigarh Manish Tewari saying that he would not allow Chandigarh to become a city-state as was mentioned in Tewari's poll manifesto.... read..

"What secrets does Bibhav Kumar hold that Kejriwal silent on Swati Maliwal assault case?" asks BJP's Poonawalla

Chandigarh | May 24, 2024 10:02:57 PM IST
BJP leader Shehzad Poonawalla on Friday asked what secrets Bibhav Kumar holds that have caused not just Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal but the whole INDI alliance to stay silent on the Swati Maliwal assault issue.... read..

Punjab: Chief Electoral Officer reiterates commitment to holding fair and peaceful elections in state

Chandigarh | May 24, 2024 4:01:58 PM IST
With the aim of ensuring a level playing field for parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha elections 2024 in the state, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sibin C said that an impressive 12,583 permission requests from political parties and candidates ... read..

"BJP should have taken back PoK in these 10 years, they have majority": Congress' Rajeev Shukla

Chandigarh | May 22, 2024 8:00:50 PM IST
Slamming the BJP over its remark on Pakistan-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday that the BJP should have taken PoJK back during the past 10 years which is enough time.... read..

Braille ballot papers being prepared for polling day in Chandigarh

Chandigarh | May 22, 2024 12:00:52 PM IST
Braille ballot papers are being prepared following instructions from the Election Commission of India to enable visually impaired people to take part in the election process and cast their votes for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Punjab and Chandigarh.... read..

ECI transfers Jalandhar, Ludhiana police commissioners to non-election duties

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 22, 2024 10:03:30 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has transferred two Punjab Police officers from their current posts to non-election duties.... read..

"Rahul Gandhi runs away in times of crisis," says UP CM Yogi

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 20, 2024 3:31:11 PM IST
Addressing a public rally in Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday launched a scathing attack against Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party, saying that they are responsible for the terrorism, naxalism, corruption, and anarchy i... read..

Samaira Sandhu urges Chandigarh voters to participate in upcoming polls on June 1

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 20, 2024 11:31:51 AM IST
Actor and State Icon for Lok Sabha Elections, Samaira Sandhu, has made a heartfelt appeal to the voters of Chandigarh, urging them to fulfil their democratic duty.... read..

Sukhpal Khaira gives clarification after remarks on 'UP, Bihar people' sparks controversy

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 19, 2024 10:30:42 PM IST
Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira issued a clarification over his 'controversial remarks' regarding people of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh taking away the jobs of locals in the state of Punjab.... read..

Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi likely to kickstart electioneering in Punjab on May 23

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 19, 2024 8:31:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Punjab for the BJP's election campaigning on May 23 and will extensively participate in the party's electioneering for two days.... read..

328 candidates allotted election symbols for 13 LS seats in Punjab, including 169 independents: State chief electoral officer

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 19, 2024 7:30:14 PM IST
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sibin C on Sunday said that 328 candidates contesting for 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab have been allotted election symbols by the District Election Officers as per the instructions of the Election Commission of India.... read..

Former Akali Dal leader Ravikaran Singh Kahlon joins BJP

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 17, 2024 11:00:15 AM IST
After being expelled from former Shiromani Akali Dal, Ravikaran Singh Kahlon joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the presence of Punjab BJP President Sunil Jakhar.... read..

Punjab LS polls: 355 nominations found valid after scrutiny of papers

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 15, 2024 12:00:08 AM IST
According to the Information and Public Relations Department of Punjab, 355 nominations were found valid after scrutiny of nomination papers in Punjab on Wednesday. The Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sibin C also said that candidates can withdraw ... read..

"Huge gift to people": AAP slams PM Modi on high wholesale inflation rate

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 15, 2024 7:01:00 PM IST
The Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over 13-month high wholesale inflation rate, saying that PM Modi has given a "huge gift" to his people.... read..

"Against UCC, Congress talking about Muslim personal law": Uttarakhand CM Dhami

Chandigarh | May 15, 2024 5:00:00 AM IST
Launching a scathing attack, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami alleged that Congress is adopting a policy of appeasement and talking about Muslim personal law.... read..

Punjab Police arrests three operatives of SFJ for writing Pro-Khalistan slogans In Bathinda and Delhi

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 14, 2024 10:01:17 PM IST
In a joint operation, Counter Intelligence (CI) Bathinda and Bathinda district Police have arrested three operatives of Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) for writing Pro-Khalistan slogans at various public places including Bathinda in Punjab and Delhi, said Directo... read..

LS polls: Punjab CEO Sibin C releases final list of total voters in state

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 14, 2024 11:59:48 PM IST
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sibin C on Tuesday released the final list of total voters of Punjab for Lok Sabha Elections 2024. A total of 2,14,61,739 voters are eligible to cast their votes for the elections to be held in Punjab on June 1, 2024.... read..

Former BJP MLA Rohita Rewri joins Congress in Haryana

Chandigarh (Haryana) | May 14, 2024 12:00:46 AM IST
In a boost for Congress in Haryana, Rohita Rewri, former BJP MLA from Panipat City, has joined the party.... read..

Congress MP Manish Tewari files nomination from Chandigarh, says, 'It will be new morning on June 4'

Chandigarh | May 14, 2024 4:01:22 PM IST
Manish Tewari who is Congress's candidate from Union Territory of Chandigarh today filed his nomination for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and said opposition alliance INDIA is inching towards victory.... read..

Lok Sabha polls: 209 nominations filed on second last day in Punjab, says Chief Electoral Officer

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 13, 2024 12:01:06 AM IST
The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Punjab, Sibin C, announced on Monday that a total of 209 nominations have been filed for the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab on the last second day of filing nominations in the state.... read..

Punjab: Sunil Jakhar, Assam CM to accompany Parneet Kaur to file nomination from Patiala tomorrow

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 12, 2024 10:30:22 PM IST
Punjab BJP President Sunil Jakhar and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will accompany the BJP nominee from Patiala Parneet Kaur on Monday to file her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls.... read..

Akali Dal Chandigarh candidate Hardeep Singh quits party

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 7, 2024 4:59:20 AM IST
In a major setback to Shiromani Akali Dal, the party's candidate from Chandigarh, Hardeep Singh resigned from the party on Monday.... read..

Lok Sabha polls: Nominations to commence in Punjab from May 7

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 7, 2024 4:00:01 AM IST
The filing of nominations for the Lok Sabha elections is slated to start in Punjab from May 7. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed general and police observers for 13 seats in Punjab to ensure peaceful, fair, and transparent elections. Th... read..

Punjab: CEO seeks report from DGP after BJP complains derailing of election process

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 6, 2024 9:00:57 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Sibin C, sought an action-taken report from the Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) on Monday after the Punjab BJP delegation raised concern over the law and order situation that the party's candidates were being preve... read..

ECI appoints 15 expenditure observers for Punjab Lok Sabha Constituencies

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 2, 2024 8:59:27 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed 15 expenditure observers for various Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab.... read..

Diljit Dosanjh, Neeru Bajwa's 'Jatt & Juliet 3' to be released in June

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 2, 2024 2:00:12 PM IST
Punjabi sensations Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa are all set to entertain you with their chemistry in 'Jatt & Juliet 3'.... read..

"We only do politics of development" says BJP's Sarwan Singh Channy

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 1, 2024 5:01:07 PM IST
Sarwan Singh Channy, Punjab's BJP spokesperson on Wednesday took a jibe at the Congress and said that unlike the opposition party, BJP only does politics of development.... read..

5th edition of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial Hockey tournament concludes on Tuesday

Chandigarh | April 30, 2024 12:00:11 AM IST
The 5th edition of the Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament, which was conducted from April 25 to 30, concluded here on Tuesday.... read..

"BJP will be wiped off in South, halved in North": Congress' Manish Tewari as he engages with voters during morning walk

Chandigarh | April 30, 2024 12:00:23 PM IST
0ut and about for a morning stroll by the Sukhna Lake, former Union Minister and the Congress' Lok Sabha candidate from Chandigarh, Manish Tewari caught up with locals, engaged with them and also exchanged greetings as part of his campaign for the general... read..

Punjab police bust international drug syndicate, nab three with 48 kg heroin

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 29, 2024 10:00:41 PM IST
Punjab Police have busted an international drug syndicate with the arrest of its three members after recovering 48kg heroin, and Rs 21 lakh drug money from their possession, officials said on Monday.... read..

Aam Aadmi Party announces several office-bearers for Punjab ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 28, 2024 11:00:21 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab has announced several office bearers for Punjab weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the state.... read..

Punjab police arrest 11 members of gangster Charanjit Singh gang, recover huge cache of ammunition

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 26, 2024 2:01:06 PM IST
The Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) of the Punjab police, in a joint operation with Central agencies and J&K police, arrested 11 members of an organized criminal gang operated by Charanjit Singh alias Raju shooter.... read..

Drugs, cash, other valuables worth Rs 321.51 crore seized since enforcement of MCC in Punjab: CEO Sibin C

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 26, 2024 3:00:05 AM IST
In an endeavour to preserve the sanctity of the electoral process, enforcement agencies in Punjab have conducted extensive operations, resulting in the confiscation of cash, liquor, drugs, precious metals and freebies valued at Rs 321.51 crore since the i... read..

Haryana Chief Electoral Officer sending invitations to voters to cast vote in Lok Sabha polls

Chandigarh (Haryana) | April 25, 2024 11:02:51 PM IST
The Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana Anurag Aggarwal has taken a unique initiative of sending invitation letters to voters urging them to cast their vote to ensure maximum voting in the state which is going to polls in the sixth phase on May 25, authori... read..

"NDA-BJP not coming back in 2024, voters completely against them": Manish Tewari

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 20, 2024 12:29:10 PM IST
Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday asserted that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is set to face defeat in the Lok Sabha polls as voters have shown their anger against them in phase 1 of General Elections which concluded yesterday.... read..

"Strict actions must be taken against those patronising drug mafia," says Jakhar urging EC

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 18, 2024 10:58:59 PM IST
Terming the revelations made by Kunwar Vijay Pratap as incriminating and damaging, BJP Punjab President Sunil Jakhar has demanded the strictest action against all those involved in patronising and shielding drug mafia to ruin Punjab's youth.... read..

Failure of central government: Congress MP Manish Tewari on migrant labourer killing in J-K

Chandigarh | April 18, 2024 4:01:11 PM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari criticised the central government over the killing of a migrant labourer from Bihar by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, calling it a failure of the central government.... read..

Two held for VHP leader's murder in Punjab

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 17, 2024 12:28:26 AM IST
The Punjab Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested two people who were part of a terror module backed by Pakistan-based terrorists, in connection with the murder case of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Vikas Bagga.... read..

Punjab Raj Bhavan celebrates Himachal's 77th Foundation Day

Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 15, 2024 11:58:39 PM IST
The 77th Foundation Day of Himachal Pradesh was celebrated on Monday at Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh, Punjab.... read..
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