Tag: Arvind Kejriwal

  • CM writes to Centre over delay in setting up horticulture research centre

    CM writes to Centre over delay in setting up horticulture research centre

    CHANDIGARH, JANUARY 27: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare Radha Mohan Singh over the inordinate delay in the project to set up Post Graduate Institute of Horticulture Research and Education (PGIHRE) at Amritsar. In his letter, the Chief Minister pointed out that the Punjab Government, […]

  • All arrangements in place for high stakes Jind bypoll on Monday

    All arrangements in place for high stakes Jind bypoll on Monday

    Jind, January 27: All necessary arrangements have been put in place for smooth and peaceful conduct of polling on Monday for the high-stakes bypoll to the Jind assembly constituency. The constituency is witnessing a multi-cornered contest with prestige at stake for key political outfits, including the ruling BJP and the opposition INLD, Congress and the fledgling […]

  • Baba Ramdev joins Temple issue; wants early resolution

    Baba Ramdev joins Temple issue; wants early resolution

    NEW DELHI, JANUARY 27: Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday said that either Supreme Court or government should do something for the construction of Ram Temple at Ayodha in Uttar Pradesh. The renowned Yoga guru remarked that it was highly unlikely that the apex court would deliver a quick judgment in this matter and the […]

  • Justice Bobde not available; SC not to hear Ayodhya case on January 29

    Justice Bobde not available; SC not to hear Ayodhya case on January 29

    New Delhi, January 27: In a significant development, the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case will not be taken up for hearing by 5-judge constitution bench of Supreme Court on January 29 due to the non-availability of Justice SA Bobde. Earlier on January 25, Justices Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer, who were part of […]

  • Ensure jobs to clerical test pass candidates: Harpal Cheema

    Ensure jobs to clerical test pass candidates: Harpal Cheema

    Chandigarh, January 27: In a letter addressed to Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, the leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha Harpal Singh Cheema has demanded jobs for the candidates who passed the clerical exam conducted by SSS Board. Cheema said that as per the information given by the candidates Surinder Kumar, Mandeep Kaur, Ravinder Singh, […]

  • AAP appoints presidents, co-presidents to strengthen party base in Punjab

    AAP appoints presidents, co-presidents to strengthen party base in Punjab

    Chandigarh, January 27: With a view to strengthening and expanding the party base in Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has appointed presidents and co-president in the state. A unanimous decision in this regard was taken at the meeting of the core committee of the party in Chandigarh, held under the chairmanship of Principal Budh Ram. […]

  • Taksalis want AAP to join alliance; Simarjit Bains disagrees

    Taksalis want AAP to join alliance; Simarjit Bains disagrees

    Bathinda, January 24: Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) president Ranjit Singh Brahmpura on Wednesday said talks with Aam Aadmi Party were still on and they were hopeful that the party would join the Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) in the interest of the state ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Talking to the mediapersons, Brahmpura admitted that AAP […]

  • Will explore pact prospects with Taksalis, BSP: Kejriwal

    Will explore pact prospects with Taksalis, BSP: Kejriwal

    Sangrur, January 20: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday evening discussed the issue of alliance with the SAD (Taksali) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal has asked senior party leaders to explore the possibilities. “Kejriwal did not discuss the issue of alliance in the […]

  • Kejriwal sounds poll bugle, calls deserters ‘opportunists’

    Kejriwal sounds poll bugle, calls deserters ‘opportunists’

    Barnala, January 20: Sounding a poll bugle ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, national convener of the Aam Aadmi (AAP) and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal mounted a scathing attack on Captain Amarinder Singh-led government, saying it had cheated on the teeming millions of distressed farmers, unemployed youth, ‘dalits’ and the underprivileged in the state. He […]

  • AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Kejriwal

    AAP to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab: Kejriwal

    Sangrur, January 20: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, party leader Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday. Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Sunday to launch the party’s election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls with a rally in Barnala. “People want a change. They are fed […]

  • Kejriwal hints at alliance with Ajay’s party

    Kejriwal hints at alliance with Ajay’s party

    Sonepat, November 22: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hinted that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) could ally with the new outfit to be launched by Ajay Chautala if the latter makes an offer in this connection. Kejriwal told this to the media in the district’s Thana Kalan village. He visited the village to […]

  • AAP leader Manish Sisodia to visit Punjab on Saturday

    AAP leader Manish Sisodia to visit Punjab on Saturday

    Chandigarh, May 1: Senior AAP leader and Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia will visit Punjab on Saturday and discuss with leaders ways to strengthen the Aam Aadmi Party in the state, a party leader said here on Monday. Sisodia’s visit to Punjab will come more than a month after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal […]

  • Punjab AAP virtually headless, no call on leaders’ resignations

    Punjab AAP virtually headless, no call on leaders’ resignations

    Chandigarh, April 11: With the clock ticking towards the Shahkot assembly byelection, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is still to take any decision on the resignations of its state unit president Bhagwant Mann and his deputy Aman Arora. Mann and Arora, the two top party functionaries in the state, had quit their posts […]

  • Arvind Kejriwal apologises for ‘unfounded’ drug charges, Majithia to withdraw defamation case

    Arvind Kejriwal apologises for ‘unfounded’ drug charges, Majithia to withdraw defamation case

    Chandigarh, March 16: A former Akali Dal minister of Punjab, Bikram Singh Majithia, on Thursday decided to withdraw his defamation case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after the latter apologised for accusing him of involvement in the drug trade last year. The AAP later said Kejriwal would opt […]

  • Probe Cong MLA’s picture in police stations, says SAD

    Probe Cong MLA’s picture in police stations, says SAD

    Chandigarh, December 6: Akali Dal senior vice-president Daljit Singh Cheema Tuesday urged Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh to order a probe into the installation of portraits of CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Sangrur MLA Vijay Inder Singla by Youth Congress activists in two police stations in Sangrur on Monday. Cheema, who also forwarded pictures of […]