AAP govt keeps its word, free 300 units of power for Punjab comes into effect

Punjab government rolls out its first pre-election guarantee of providing 300 units of free power every month to the residents of the state. The announcement came from Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who in a video message said that the guarantee would be rolled out from Friday. Mann also clarified that his government has waived off arrears of electricity bills – pending till December 31, 2021 – of all households.
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Youth Congress hits out at CM for his flip-flop on textile park in Mattewara

Punjab Youth Congress president Brinder Singh Dhillon hit out at Bhagwant Mann for changing his stance on the proposed textile park in Mattewara forest in Ludhiana. He said Mann had strongly opposed the proposal brought during the Congress regime to set up textile industry.
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'Agnipath against country's youth': Punjab passes resolution against scheme

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against Agnipath defence recruitment scheme. Two BJP legislators Ashwani Sharma and Jangi Lal Mahajan opposed the resolution. The resolution was moved in the House by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. Mann said he will soon raise the issue with the prime minister and the Union home minister.
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Mann: Will recover each paisa plundered by politicians, joining ‘powerful...

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann says each penny plundered from the people of Punjab will be recovered from the “nexus of corrupt politicians and bureaucrats” Mann said in the Vidhan Sabha that no guilty person will be spared and strict action will be taken against them even if they join a “powerful political party”
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Sangrur bypoll: Outside Simranjit’s house, supporters say ‘inqlabs do happen’

SAD (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann was declared winner by 5,822 votes. His supporters distributed laddoos, danced to dhol beats and raised slogans in favour of Deep Sidhu and Sidhu Moosewala. Mann stepped out of his house and took out a roadshow to pay obeisance at Mastuana Sahib Gurdwara.
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Big blow for AAP as SAD (A) candidate wins Sangrur LS seat

SAD (Amritsar)'s Simranjit Singh Mann on Sunday won the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat. Mann defeated his nearest rival, AAP's Gurmail Singh, by a margin of 5,822 votes. Mann polled 2,53,154 votes, while Singh secured 2,47,332 votes, as per the data available.
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5 days ago

AAP nominee loses to SAD (Amritsar)’s Simranjit Singh Mann in key Sangrur by-poll

Simranjit Singh Mann defeated AAP nominee Gurmail Singh in the crucial Lok Sabha by-poll from Sangrur. Mann won with a margin of nearly 5,822 votes by securing 2,53,154 votes. Mann was the only MP from AAP in the Lok Sabha, and had vacated the seat earlier this year.
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PUTA, PFUCTO welcome Punjab CM’s announcement on UGC pay scales

The Panjab University Teachers’ Association welcomed the announcement by Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Singh Mann. Mann said teachers in universities and college will be given the UGC pay scales at the earliest. PUTA hailed efforts of the teaching fraternity for standing by them during their long struggle.
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Punjab CM Mann to address state Assembly today on 2nd day of budget session

Punjab's Anti-Gangster Task Force arrested one more accused in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case. The number of total persons arrested so far in the case has now reached 13. Chief Minister will address the state Legislative Assembly on the second day of the Budget session on Saturday.
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6 days ago

National Achievement Survey says Punjab No

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said Punjab’s top rank in National Achievement Survey (NAS) was ‘fake” Mann said in a retort to Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha, Partap Singh Bajwa. Mann said they would uncover the reality in the days to come.
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Heatwave, paddy transplantation led to low voter turnout in Sangrur, says...

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that heatwave and paddy transplantation was responsible for the low turnout of voters in Sangrur Lok Sabha by-election held Thursday. Mann had urged the Election Commission (EC) to extend the time of voting by two hours. The low voter turnout has become an issue of concern for political parties in Punjab.
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1 weeks ago

Sangrur LS bypoll: Party leaders make final pitch as campaign ends

Chief minister Bhagwant Mann, Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, Ashwani Sharma and Sukhbir Singh Badal campaigned for their respective candidates across various towns and villages in the constituency. Mann promised to open ‘India’s best medical college’ in Sangrur ‘very soon’
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1 weeks ago

'Punjab CM has become a vassal to Delhi': Congress pans pic of Kejriwal...

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann hanging from side of a car while AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal stood inside the vehicle. Mann and Kejriwal were holding a roadshow in Sangrur on Monday to seek votes for AAP's Lok Sabha bypoll candidate Gurmail Singh. Partap Singh Bajwa contended on Twitter that Mann had become a vassal to Delhi.
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Punjab CM stops convoy for passerby voicing against Agnipath, vows to take...

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's convoy was stopped by a passerby on Sunday. Mann reportedly said that what the Central government is doing is wrong and that he would make sure to be present if MPs are asked to discuss the scheme. This comes after the Punjab CM earlier criticised the recruitment policy and lashed out at the Centre.
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1 weeks ago

Punjab CM says youth 'unhappy' with Agnipath; 'will write to PM Modi to...

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann criticized the Central government over the 'Agnipath' recruitment programme and said he will write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to withdraw the decision. Mann said there is anger among the youth over the new scheme. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is adamantly opposed to this action, according to Mann.
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Mann, Sukhbir Badal, Raghav Chadha condemn blasts at Gurudwara in Kabul

At least two blasts reported near the Gurdwara in the Karte Parwan area in this morning. No group has claimed responsibility so far for the attack in which one person has died, according to sources. Punjab Chief Minister urged PM Modi and External Affairs Ministry for immediate assistance to ensure the safety of minorities in Kabul.
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1 weeks ago

Luxury Bus Service from Punjab to Delhi Airport Launched by Kejriwal, Mann

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday launched the luxury bus service from Jalandhar to the Indira Gandhi International airport. Mann reiterated that for decades only private transporters had run their buses on this route and “looted people by charging according to their own whims and fancies”
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2 weeks ago

List of corrupt politicians ready, action follows: Punjab CM

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said exemplary action would be taken against politicians who looted the state to fill their coffers. Mann said the government had lodged many inside jails and some are waiting for their turn. “They have eaten your tax money. It will be refunded from them and spent on you. I just need some more time,” he said.
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2 weeks ago

Punjab: In face of protests, AAP leaders say confident of win in Sangrur

Cabinet minister Brahm Shankar Jimpa visited for a meeting in a private hotel in Sangrur on Wednesday. He was greeted by a protest by overage unemployed union outside Dreamland colony, where CM Bhagwant Mann has a house. Members of the union had blocked the Patiala road for about 3 hours and later lifted the dharna as authorities assured a meeting with Mann. Jimpa said that the party was sure of winning the seat.
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2 weeks ago

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann, Arvind Kejriwal flag off govt Volvo bus service from...

Several routes to the bus stand were blocked by police due to security reasons, causing inconvenience to commuters. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal jointly flagged off a government-run Volvo bus service from Jalandhar to Delhi airport. Mann said that earlier people were forced to pay Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 for one-way journey.
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