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Decision not a setback to Morcha: Manpreet

  As the Bahujan Samaj Party its decision to go it alone in the Punjab polls, the third front headed by People’s Party of Punjab, Manpreet Badal suffered yet another jolt in the crucial pre-poll month. Manpreet, who was hoping to emerge as an alternative to ruling Akali Dal-BJP alliance and the Congress by bringing all the other parties in the poll fray together, on Monday said the decision... 

NAPA meet flays threat calls to NRIs

  CHANDIGARH: Alarmed by the ripples created by the threat calls and messages received by a certain section of NRI Punjabi community in the US, UK and Canada, senior leaders from PPP, Congress and Left on Saturday launched a scathing three-pronged attack on the ruling state government for shaking the confidence of the NRI electorate.   TOI on Friday had reported threat calls made by some... 

Triangular contest on cards in most Punjab seats

  Chandigarh: As the Election Commission advanced the date of the elections for Punjab's 117 Assembly seats to January 30, against the expected date of mid-February, the main players in the state's political arena have been forced to step up the gas.    This time, instead of the direct contest between the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine and the... 

Do not vote in Punjab, NRIs threatened

  CHANDIGARH: "Why are you doing research work on cancer in Malwa and pasting links on your website? Why are you distributing reports to NRIs against the government? We heard you are coming to Punjab. Step back and stay away from the elections," — screamed a caller last week to a California-based NRI Sukhi Chahal, who runs a website punjabfoundation.org.    Livermore-based... 
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ਤੀਜੇ ਮੋਰਚੇ ਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਬਣਨ ‘ਤੇ ਤਰੱਕੀ ਦਾ ਮੂੰਹ ਮਾਝੇ ਦੇ ਸਰਹੱਦੀ ਖੇਤਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਖੋਲ੍ਹਾਂਗੇ : ਮਨਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਬਾਦਲ

ਤੀਜੇ ਮੋਰਚੇ ਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਬਣਨ 'ਤੇ ਤਰੱਕੀ ਦਾ ਮੂੰਹ ਮਾਝੇ ਦੇ ਸਰਹੱਦੀ ਖੇਤਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਖੋਲ੍ਹਾਂਗੇ : ਮਨਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਬਾਦਲ
  ਭਿਖੀਵਿੰਡ, 23 ਦਸੰਬਰ (ਅਮਨ, ਸੁਖਚੈਨ, ਰਾਜੀਵ, ਬੱਬੂ)- ਅੱਜ ਤੋਂ ਪੂਰੇ ਦੋ ਮਹੀਨਿਆਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀ ਤਰੱਕੀ ਦਾ ਰਾਹ ਕੰਢਿਆਂ ਵਾਲੀ ਤਾਰ ਤੋਂ ਖੋਲ੍ਹਾਂਗੇ ਅਤੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਪੱਛਾ ਵਗੇਗਾ ਤੇ ਮੈਂ ਤੁਹਾਡੇ... 

Manpreet Badal launched People’s Party of Punjab

httpvp://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=1932117CAA319855 A new era in Punjab politics began on Sunday when a massive gathering at the historic Khatkar Kalan village gave a standing ovation to the announcement of People’s Party of Punjab — a new party formed by a man who promises a clean break from traditional, some would say, dirty, contemporary politics. The two mascots of the new party... 

State’s growth figures spark debate

After Manpreet Badal took Punjab’s debt issue to the political arena, it is now the turn of state’s growth rate to get politicized. Congress has put into place a special team to study SAD’s claims that Punjab has achieved 8.8% growth rate. Sukhbir Singh Badal, deputy chief minister, Punjab said that 8.8% growth of Punjab against the national average of 7.4% as calculated by Central... 
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Manpreet says he may quit as MLA before launching new party on Mar 23

Manpreet says he may quit as MLA before launching new party on Mar 23
Upbeat from the strong and positive public response to his camp at Maghi Mela in Muktsar, former Finance Minister Manpreet Badal was at his candid best today. A confident-sounding Manpreet even said he may quit as MLA, if need be, even before the formation of his ‘yet-to-be-named’ political outfit on March 23. Manpreet also did not rule out the possibility of his father, Gurdas Badal, contesting... 
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Jittery over Manpreet, Akalis attempt damage control

Jittery over the show of strength in Amritsar on Sunday by rebel Akali leader and Badal clan member, Manpreet Badal, the Akalis have swung into damage control mode, with chief minister Parkash Singh Badal — despite his rib injury— meeting Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader Kiranbir Kang, who had resigned as the youth wing president in a huff in 2009. Badal spent around two hours with Kang’s family... 
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