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The Supreme Court on Saturday summoned Punjab Assembly deputy speaker Dost Mazari and issued notice to chief minister Hamza Shahbaz in a petition filed by PML-Q.
Sangrur Lok Sabha By-election Results 2022 Highlights: The Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency fell vacant earlier this year following the resignation of chief minister Bhagwant Mann who was elected as an MLA from Dhuri in the state assembly elections.
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 03:40 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Punjab health minister was arrested on corruption charges hours after chief minister Bhagwant Mann sacked him from the post.
The Punjab CM has ordered private schools in the state not to increase the admission fee this semester.
Sisodia alleged that just because the BJP cannot defeat Kejriwal, it is trying to kill him. “Today's incident was a pre-orchestrated plan of the BJP to murder him," he said.
In what was considered largely a digital affair due to restrictions on campaigning, candidates and parties took to Twitter and Facebook. Here is how they used these platforms to connect with voters:
AAP convener asks them not to lobby for transfers, postings of deputy commissioners, superintendents of police or station house officers, which was a norm during tenure of previous governments
Kejriwal said compensation for crops damaged during October's unseasonal rains in Punjab has been released within three days of forming the government by AAP.
AAP leader Bhagwant Mann repeatedly raised the issue of unemployment during electioneering. Talking about the plight of unemployed youth, Mann had blamed previous regimes for not generating employment, which led to an exodus of talent to foreign countries.
Ajnala MLA Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said he would focus on education and health.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 02:17 PM IST
Written by Ishika Yadav
At Saturday's event, the MLAs - taking oath as ministers - were photographed with their families.
Punjab oath ceremony: Soon after the oath ceremony, the cabinet's first meeting is also expected to take place on Saturday.
Sandhwan, who will be formally elected on Monday, will succeed Congress leader Rana Kanwar Pal Singh in the post.
So far, Bhagwant Mann, who is the new Punjab chief minister, is the only AAP leader to have taken oath in the state legislative assembly.
Published on Mar 18, 2022 07:55 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
Eradication of corruption from Punjab was one of the key promises of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which traces its birth to the anti-corruption movement of social activist Anna Hazare.
Earlier in the day, Mann had said that he would announce a “very big decision” that no one has taken in the history of the north Indian state.
Sunil Jakhar said the ghost of religion/caste/identity politics will haunt the Congress in Punjab in 2024 and beyond if corrective measures are not taken.
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AAP leader Bhagwant Mann took oath as Punjab chief minister on Wednesday in front of a massive crowd in Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of Sardar Bhagat Singh, India's celebrated revolutionary and freedom fighter.
After a thumping victory in Punjab, AAP's elected chief minister Bhagwant Mann took oath in a grand ceremony on Wednesday.
Published on Mar 17, 2022 11:58 AM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi