Condolences, angry reactions as Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala shot dead after AAP government withdraws security

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s murder in Punjab has evoked angry reactions from netizens with some even slamming the state’s AAP government for ‘political vendetta. The AAP government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had withdrawn the late singer’s security cover recently. Former diplomat KC Singh tweeted, “Firing in #Punjab on singer Sidhu Moosewala, who joined … Read more

Who is Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, shot dead after AAP government withdraws security? Parents, girlfriend, music career

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, who joined Congress before assembly polls, was shot dead on Sunday immediately after the AAP government withdrew his security cover. The singer was shot dead in the Mansa district today. His assailants also left two others injured. The video of Moosewala seated in his four-wheeler after being shot dead has gone … Read more

AAP nominates two Padma Shri awardees as Rajya Sabha candidates from Punjab; Kejriwal reacts

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday nominated two Padma Shri awardees as the party’s Rajya Sabha candidates from Punjab. They are Balbir Singh Sinchewal and Vikramjit Singh Sahni. Announcing their names, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann tweeted, “I am very happy to inform that the Aam Aadmi Party is nominating two Padma Shri awardees as … Read more

Punjab Health Minister Vijay Singla sacked by CM Bhagwant Mann; later arrested by anti-corruption body

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday sacked the state’s Health Minister Vijay Singla on charges of corruption against him. Singla was later arrested by the state’s anti-corruption body. According to reports, Singla was caught demanding a 1% commission from officials in exchange of granting government contracts. According to the CM office, the government had … Read more

Supreme Court sentences Navjot Singh Sidhu to ‘one-year rigorous imprisonment’ in three-decade-old case; Sidhu reacts

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to ‘one-year rigorous imprisonment’ in a case related to road rage more than 30 years ago.Sidhu took to Twitter to react to the Supreme Court verdict. Sidhu will have to surrender before a court to serve his jail sentence. He, however, has … Read more

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar joins BJP, says decision for ‘nationalism, unity and brotherhood’

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday formally joined the BJP, ending his 50-year-old association with India’s grand old party. Jakhar said that the decision to join a divisive party such as the BJP was for ‘nationalism, unity and brotherhood’ in Punjab. Jakhar joined the party in the presence of BJP President JP Nadda. … Read more

BJP’s Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga to be arrested again as Punjab court issues warrant

Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga will be arrested any time soon after a court in Mohali issued an arrest warrant against him. The order by a Mohali court came hours after the Delhi Police with the help of the Haryana Police ‘rescued’ Bagga from the custody of the Punjab Police. “Whereas Tajinder Pal … Read more

Dramatic scenes as Haryana Police take Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga back from Punjab Police, bring him back to national capital

There were dramatic scenes as the Haryana Police stopped the convoy of Punjab Police carrying BJP’s Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga after the Delhi Police registered a kidnapping case. The Punjab Police convoy was reportedly stopped in Kurukshetra in Haryana, which is ruled by the BJP. Sharing a video, BJP’s Kapil Mishra tweeted, “The Haryana Police … Read more

BJP’s Tajinder Pal Bagga arrested by Punjab Police, father accuses cops of dragging son out of home

BJP’s Tajinder Pal Bagga’s father has said that the Punjab Police on Friday arrested his son by dragging him out of his home. A case was filed against Bagga last month for posting provocative tweets and disturbing communal harmony in Punjab. Bagga’s father, Preetpal Singh Bagga, was quoted by news agency ANI as saying, ” … Read more

4 suspected Khalistani ‘terrorists’ arrested with explosives in Haryana

The Haryana Police have arrested four suspected Khalistani terrorists from Karnal with huge amount of explosives. The police said that those arrested have been identified as Gurpreet, Bhupinder, Amandeep and Parminder. Speaking to reporters, a senior police officer said that arrested ‘terrorists’ were on their way to Telangana to deliver the explosives, found in their … Read more

Punjab and Haryana High Court stays arrest of Kumar Vishwas over statements against Arvind Kejriwal

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the arrest of former AAP leader and poet Kumar Vishwas over a statement made against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal just before the Punjab assembly polls. Soon after the AAP won a landslide in Punjab polls, a case was registered against him for his alleged statements against … Read more

Told you so: Congress leader reminds Rahul Gandhi’s prophecy on ‘Punjab will burn if AAP wins’

A senior Congress leader has reminded the people of Punjab how Rahul Gandhi predicted the ruins for the state in the wake of a win by the Aam Aadmi Party. This was after violent clashes between Sikhs and Hindus erupted in Patiala amidst chanting of pro-Khalistan slogans. Sanjay Nirupam shared an old video of Rahul … Read more

Kumar Vishwas warns Bhagwant Mann after Punjab Police team reaches Ghaziabad home

Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday took to Twitter to issue a warning to Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann after a police team reportedly visited the former’s house in Ghaziabad. Vishwas, who had accused AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal of a secret pact with Khalistani elements just before the assembly polls, wrote on Twitter, “The … Read more

“Worst was feared, worst happened”: Arvind Kejriwal slammed for summoning Punjab civil servants to Delhi in Bhagwant Mann’s absence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday faced widespread condemnation for summoning civil servants from Punjab to Delhi in the absence of the state’s chief minister, Bhagwant Mann. Bhagwant Mann, who became the Punjab chief minister last month following an unprecedented win by the AAP in the assembly polls, is now being mocked as the … Read more

“200 Olympic medals not 2”: Harbhajan Singh shares priority as Rajya Sabha MP, responds to comparison with Sachin Tendulkar

Former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh said that his objective as a Rajya Sabha MP to improve sports infrastructure in the country so that Indian athletes win 200 medals in the Olympics. On being compared with Sachin Tendulkar, the former India bowler said that he was fast realising that life outside the cricket match had its … Read more

Harbhajan Singh, Raghav Chadha, Ashok Mittal, Sandeep Pathak, Sanjeev Arora; AAP announces 5 Rajya Sabha MPs from Punjab

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party on Monday announced the names of its five Rajya Sabha MPs from Punjab. They included former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, AAP’s Punjab in-charge Raghav Chadha, Lovely Professional University Founder Ashok Mittal, IIT professor Sandeep Pathak and Ludhiana-based businessman Sanjeev Arora. With five more MPs from Punjab, the AAP’s strength in the … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu insults Congress again with ‘anti-mafia era’ praise for Bhagwant Mann

Former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has once again embarrassed his own party by showering praises on AAP chief minister, Bhagwant Mann, days after Sonia Gandhi sacked him from his post. Sidhu tweeted, “The happiest man is the one from whom no one expects … Bhagwant Mann unfurls a new anti – Mafia era … Read more

“Wasn’t invited to Charanjit Singh Channi’s oath”: Manish Tewari thanks Bhagwant Mann for invitation with dig at own colleague

Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday thanked the new Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for inviting him to his oath-taking ceremony. Tewari also used the opportunity to take a dig at his own colleague, former Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, for not inviting him when he took the oath of office last year. Sharing the … Read more

Congress President Sonia Gandhi sacks 5 state presidents including Navjot Singh Sidhu after humiliating election defeats 

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday ordered the state party presidents of five states including Navjot Singh Sidhu after humiliating defeats in the just-concluded assembly polls. Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted, “Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has asked the PCC Presidents of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa & Manipur to put in their resignations … Read more

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor shares selfie with Bhagwant Mann after AAP’s historic win in Punjab, praises Narendra Modi for UP victory

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday shared a selfie with AAP’s Punjab Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann after the latter led the Aam Aadmi Party to script a historic victory in the state. Mann, who was the only AAP MP in Lok Sabha, had visited the parliament to resign as an MP, before taking oath of … Read more