Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicSunil Jakhar

Topic: Sunil Jakhar

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.

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 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

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll is acid test for Congress, BJP

The Gurdaspur seat was held by SAD-BJP alliance and the election is a test of popularity for the ruling parties in the Centre and the state. 

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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