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14 Congress candidates in poll-bound Punjab see assets shrink from previous election in 2017

New Delhi: At no time is the wealth of politicians more of a talking point than during elections. It is usually observed that most...

Former Punjab minister and Akali leader Bikram Majithia booked in drugs case

Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal called the arrest 'political vendetta'. Meanwhile, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu said 'first step has been taken' against a corrupt system.

Top SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa joins BJP, Akalis claim he was ‘forced’ to join

Sirsa was considered close to Badal family that heads SAD, and move is seen as blow to panthic party ahead of assembly elections in Punjab early next year.

SAD-BSP alliance promises free power up to 400 units, quota in private jobs for Punjab youth

The SAD-BSP alliance said if it comes to power it will also grant Rs 2,000 per month to women heads of 'blue card' holder families and reduce diesel prices for agriculture consumers.

SAD chief Sukhbir Badal appears before SIT probing 2015 Kotkapura police firing case

Badal was Punjab deputy chief minister and held the home portfolio when incidents of desecration of religious texts and the subsequent police firing at protesters had taken place.

Police use water cannons to stop Akali-BSP workers from marching towards Punjab CM’s house

Protesters in Mohali were shouting slogans against the govt over irregularities in the purchase of Fateh kits for Covid patients and diversion of vaccines to private hospitals.

SAD, BSP form alliance for 2022 Punjab Assembly polls

The Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party will fight 20 of the 117 Assembly seats, while the rest will be contested by the Shiromani Akali Dal, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said.

SAD holds sit-in near Punjab health minister’s residence, seeks his dismissal from cabinet

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal accused the Congress-led govt of ‘making money’ by selling vaccine to private hospitals and asked the CM to dismiss Balbir Singh Sidhu.

Stop playing games with innocent farmers, withdraw laws, Shiromani Akali Dal asks govt

Farmer leaders Wednesday rejected a government proposal on the laws and said they would intensify their agitation with a nationwide protest on 14 December.

After Arun Jaitley, no one in BJP understands psyche of Punjab, says SAD MP Naresh Gujral

Underlining the farm bills issue, Gujral said, 'I hope that even at this late stage the Centre would show some sensitivity in dealing with the situation before it gets out of hand.'

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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