Thursday, 1 December, 2022
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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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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.