Bathinda, Punjab: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday contradicted the earlier stand of party candidate from Bathinda segment Manpreet Singh Badal on the issue of alleged forced displacement of Sikh farmers in Gujarat while addressing an election rally here. Founder of People’s Party of Punjab (PPP), Manpreet is the only candidate in the country who originally does not belong to the ...Read More »
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Amritsar, Punjab: Launching his election campaign from the Attari Assembly segment today, Congress candidate Capt Amarinder Singh said the BJP had “thrown Navjot Singh Sidhu out of Amritsar” and that the saffron party had no sympathy for the displaced Sikh farmers in Gujarat. At his first public meeting here, he said: “They’ve brought in Arun Jaitley to contest from Amritsar. He ...Read More »
Amritsar, Punjab: Taking a cue from Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh has moved away from Operation Bluestar to a more relevant issue concerning the plight of Punjabi farmers in Kutch area of Narendra Modi’s Gujarat and sought an answer from his opponent and BJP candidate Arun Jaitley on the issue. In a statement issued here ...Read More »
Gujarat, India: In a huge embarrassment to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine in Punjab, Sikh farmers from the Kutch district in Gujarat have called BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi’s bluff. A dozen-odd farmers, who are currently in Punjab, said that the Gujarat government has so far not withdrawn the special leave petition from the Supreme court, despite Modi making an ...Read More »
President Giani Zail Singh’s press secretary alleged that the Anti-Sikh massacres were ‘orchestrated and sponsored’.
New Delhi: Contradicting Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that the Congress government did everything it could to stop the Anti-Sikh massacres in Delhi in 1984, the then President Giani Zail Singh’s press secretary Wednesday alleged that the riots were “orchestrated and sponsored” and claimed that the then PM Rajiv Gandhi did not even take calls from the President when he tried to ...Read More »