Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: Gurdaspur

In border seat Gurdaspur, ‘patriot’ Sunny Deol is giving way to a smarter politician

BJP’s poll planks of Balakot & Pakistan are not getting traction along the International Border. So, actor Sunny Deol is picking up on local issues.

BJP’s Gurdaspur candidate Sunny Deol escapes unhurt in car accident

BJP candidate and Bollywood action star Sunny Deol was campaigning in Sohal village when the tire of his vehicle burst leading to the collision.

He is filmy fauji, I am real fauji: Amarinder takes a dig at Sunny Deol

Deol was inducted into the BJP and will be the party’s candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.

Punjab’s worst ecological crisis in years cannot be cleaned up anytime soon

A massive spillage of an estimated 10,000 litres of molasses from a sugar mill in Gurdaspur district into the river Beas Wednesday might have been government doing.  Chandigarh: The...

Congress going through a difficult phase… but there’s discontent with BJP: Sunil Jakhar

After winning the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll with a margin of 1.93 lakh votes, Sunil Jakhar says the result will energise party cadres across the country.

Gurdaspur verdict is no certificate of success for six-month Congress rule in Punjab

The BJP state unit was faction-ridden, did not have any local leader and relied too much on the Akali leaders' campaign for its Gurdaspur candidate.

Gurdaspur, Vengara bypolls have no national impact, but have lessons for BJP & Congress

The Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab and Vengara, an assembly segment in Mallapuram district in Kerala suddenly caught the national imagination Sunday.

Gurdaspur bypoll result is a wake-up call for SAD-BJP, big boost for Congress

Bypoll outcome has proved again that Punjab is not smitten by Modi; AAP receives yet another setback

For the BJP, wide margin of defeat in Gurdaspur is nothing short of humiliation

The resounding defeat of AAP is an indication that Punjab is back to its conventional two-party system

BJP blames Gurdaspur loss on faulty candidate selection, lack of support

BJP insiders say senior leaders abstained from campaigning for Swaran Singh Salaria, who was defeated by Congress’ Sunil Jakhar by 1.9 lakh votes

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.