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52 Congress MPs come from 18 states, UTs

NEW DELHI: Who are the 52 candidates of the Congress who won despite the Narendra Modi wave in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections?

FlyAmritsar Initiative Thanks Canada MP’s for taking up issue of flights from Canada to Amritsar

TORONTO: FlyAmritsar Initiative, a civil society global initiative for connecting Amritsar airport to destinations across the world, has thanked Canadian Member of Parliament Hon’ble Ruby Sahota (representing Brampton-North in Ontario) for tabling a petition in the Canadian Parliament requesting the Government to proactively advocate for a direct flight between Toronto/Vancouver to Amritsar, India.

Wheat arrival and procurement in Punjab over and above last two decades

CHANDIGARH: During the ongoing wheat procurement season which started officially from April 1, 2019, there has been a bumper crop of wheat in the State of Punjab. The total wheat arrivals/procurement till date during the current season have surpassed the total wheat arriving/procured in the State during the last 20 years although there are still 1 more day to go with procurement as the season officially ends on May 25,2019, informed an official spokesman of Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Department.

Elaborate arrangements for vote count in Telangana

HYDERABAD:  The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes in all 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana on Thursday, officials said.

Farm loan waiver in MP will resume once poll code ends: Kamal Nath

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has replied to former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's accusations of the Congress not fulfilling its loan waiver promises made to the farmers of the state and said that loans of 21 lakh farmers had been waived till the enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and the process will resume once the MCC ends.

Exit polls indicate Congress issues of corruption, welfare may not have clicked

NEW DELHI:  The prediction by the exit polls about dismal performance by the Congress suggests that the party got it all wrong and the issues like the Rafale deal, NYAY, unemployment and alleged "arrogance" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised by it during the election campaign failed the impress the voters.

Stop daydreaming, says Capt Amarinder to Sukhbir after SAD chief’s talk of forming next govt in Punjab

Deriding Sukhbir Singh Badal’s efforts to turn the Lok Sabha elections into a battle for supremacy in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged the SAD president to stop daydreaming of getting back into the seat of power in the state, saying the people would throw the Akalis out much before the 2022 Assembly polls.

Punjab all set to achieve wheat procurement target

Punjab is successfully marching ahead to achieve the target of 132 Lac Metric Tonne procurement of wheat crop during current Rabi Marketing Season as it had already touched procurement figure of 127.81 LMT till Thursday.

Punjab CM takes on Badals for sacrilege cases

Upping the ante against the Akalis led by Sukhbir Badal two days before polling, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the SAD president’s remarks that the families of the perpetrators of the sacrilege cases would be destroyed would turn on the Badal family.

Self-obsessed Modi indulges in theatrics: Captain Amarinder Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is indulged in theatrics since he took over as Prime Minister, he's a self-obsessed man and the people of Punjab or anywhere else can never forget the incident of desecration of their holy scriptures, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Thursday.

Rahul warns of stern action against Bargari & Behbal Kalan culprits

Taking the SAD-BJP combine head-on over the sacrilege issue, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday warned of strong action against the culprits behind the Bargari and other cases of desecration of the holy scriptures, saying the perpetrators of these crimes and the subsequent incidents of police firing would not be spared.

Viable alternative emerges to burning paddy straw in Punjab

 Stubble burning creates a huge environmental problem and farmers of Punjab are aware of it but still resort to this practice, saying their is no viable alternative available.

By terming farmers as true nationalist, Dr Manmohan Singh has honoured the farmers: Mann

In an interview to leading news paper group, Dr Manmohan Singh has said that the farmers of the country are true nationalists.

Odisha estimates Rs 11,942 cr loss due to cyclone Fani

The Odisha government on Wednesday submitted a preliminary report which estimated damages of Rs 11,942 crore due to cyclone Fani that hit the coastal districts on May 3.

Do you want a PM who does politics on martyrs, Priyanka asks Punjab voters

Flaying `abhineta’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pseudo nationalism, AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday asked the people of Gurdaspur if they wanted a Prime Minister who does politics on martyrs or wanted to make a martyr’s son (Rahul Gandhi) the Prime Minister.

Congress is arrogant, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Congress of arrogance and said it attempted to erase the name of B.R. Ambedkar from history and insulted party veteran Jagjivan Ram.

Congress failed to put forward a slogan to hardsell Rahul Gandhi in this election

Though the welcome song for the 17th Lok Sabha dies down on May 19 yet the Congress party is looking for a slogan to hard sell Rahul Gandhi. As Rahul Gandhi took centre stage, the Congress has been working to craft a slogan with which to launch him for coveted post which would be the political compass for the news leader. The Congress has lost the opportunity in presenting the ‘big picture’ which could serve as its emblem. 

Congress holds edge but no smooth ride for any party in Punjab

Punjab will vote on Sunday for the Lok Sabha elections but unlike in other states, the contest in this border province is reduced to a battle between Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh of the Congress and arch rival Akali Dal.

This 'Special 25' will contest against Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has virtually no fight in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, a fact even his worst critics will agree to. However, a look at his rivals in the electoral contest reveals interesting facts.

People of Punjab venting their wrath to obstruct Harsimrat's rallies: Capt Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday ridiculed Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s allegations of the Congress government in the state disrupting her poll rallies, and said it was the wrath of the people that they were venting against the sufferings meted out by the SAD on them for 10 years.

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