BJP Working President JP Nadda with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal and other BJP leaders release the partys election manifesto for Assembly polls in Chandigarh on Sunday, Oct

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH With Congress and INLD promising farm loan waiver and other sops in their poll manifestos, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said freebies will not fetch votes as the opposition parties were facing a “crisis of credibility”. On the other hand, he asserted, the BJP was making “realistic promises” […]

Minister rules out glut-like situation in mandis

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH Categorically refuting the rumours of ‘glut-like situation’ in the mandis, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today claimed that the procurement operations state-wide are sailing smooth. He said that mis-communication is being done as to ‘government-miller standoff leading to distress sale’ and false statistics are being projected to media. Elucidating […]

Cong objecting to writing Om, emboldening Pak with its statements: Rajnath on Shastra Puja row

DW BUREAU / Karnal Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed the Congress for criticising him over Shastra Puja of Rafale aircraft and said the opposition party was only emboldening Pakistan by such statements. He also questioned why the Congress has an “objection” to writing the word ‘Om’ on the aircraft and noted that when […]

Akalis shamelessly and willfully heaped humiliation on Akal Takht Jathedar: Amarinder Singh

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday hit back at Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, saying it was the previous SAD government that had “shamelessly and willfully heaped humiliation” on the Jathedar of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs. Badal had on Saturday slammed the Congress government over […]