Punjab election 2022: The biggest gainer has been Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal, whose assets have increased by Rs 100 crore.
Punjab assembly elections 2022: The average assets per candidate in the polls is Rs 4.31 crore, according to the Association for Democratic Reforms.
Political parties have put out specially commissioned songs to grab the voters’ attention in Punjab.
Hira Singh Gabria will be fielded from Ludhiana South and V S Lopoke has been named as the contestant from Raja Sansi seat in Amritsar, party leader Daljit Singh Cheema said.
The Delhi Police detained SAD president Badal, former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and several other party leaders.
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal had called Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu a 'misguided missile' that can hit in any direction.
Before getting detained, SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal said the state government had engaged in various scams from vaccinations to scholarships and farmer lands being acquired.
Sukhbir Singh Badal requested the President to return the Bills to Parliament for reconsideration so that “the hasty decisions taken in a fleeting moment of overzealous stubbornness do not leave permanent scars on the nation's psyche".
"I appeal to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan please do not try to make Kartarpur Corridor a source of income, it is meant for pilgrimage and should be seen from that perspective. Don't look for business in this pilgrimage...it should be a goodwill gesture," Sukhbir said after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
"This election will see the end of Amarinder's career and he knows it. That is why he has already started naming his successors so that he can have a man of his choice still in saddle after he is thrown out," Badal said in a statement here.
Addressing his first election rally at Balachaur under Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, he termed Congress' Amarinder Singh the "most inefficient" chief minister of Punjab and accused him of stalling all development projects and social welfare schemes in the state.
The former Punjab deputy chief minister alleged that accounts of witnesses had made it clear that Rajiv Gandhi was "behind" the riots.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader further asked the Gandhi scion to reveal whether he was waiting for the court to convict the veteran leaders before taking action against them.
Hitting out at the Congress president, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal alleged that Gandhi was trying to protect those Congress leaders who were involved in the "genocide".
However, the Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD) president slammed the cricketer turned politician for his statement and alleged that it was a ploy to divert the attention from his controversial hug to Pakistan army chief Qamar Bajwa.
Badal was interacting with the media after paying obeisance at the Golden Temple here and went on to slam the state Congress government for failing to fulfilling its pre-poll promises.
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Reliance Group had already invested Rs 3,900 crore in Punjab.
The company is increasing its investment in the Food Park at Kapurthala, ITC FMCG Businesses President Sanjiv Puri informed Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal during an interaction here today.
The investment proposals facilitated by CII include an MoU worth Rs 1,630 crore between the Haryana government and Abjit Mercantile -- a bio refinery from Dubai -- for extraction of biodiesel from wheat and rice straw.
Congratulating the Students Organisation of India (SOI) leadership in the state for winning the Panjab University Students Council election, Badal said Akali Dal's students wing (SOI) would also contest in Delhi University polls.
Punjab's deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal invited foreign investors to become active partner in the state's development efforts.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has submitted a petition to the President demanding the dismissal of the Parkash Singh Badal-led government in Punjab over the Moga molestation incident. In it's petition, senior AAP leader H S Phoolka has alleged that there was a "complete breakdown of constitutional machinery" in the state.
Today is the first time that we are having this conclave of Invest North for the northern region states. However, the states in the south and in the west have had a higher growth.
The Punjab government on Tuesday constituted a committee to suggest reforms in the state's industry department in a bid to turn the state into investment-friendly destination