Articles about Brahm Mohindra
Brahm Mohindra is an Indian National Congress (INC) politician from the state of Punjab. A graduate from Patiala’s Government Mohindra College, he first contested in the 1980 Punjab Assembly polls from the Patiala Town constituency. He defeated Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Shambhu Prasad in the election. Mohindra was re-elected successively in the 1985 and 1992 elections. However, he lost the seat in the 1997 assembly polls to Surjit Singh Kohli of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). In the 2002 elections, Mohindra contested from the Samana constituency, and although he lost, he was elected from there in the next election in 2007. He was elected consecutively in the 2012 and 2017 Punjab elections from the Patiala Rural constituency. Since 2017, Mohindra has been a Cabinet Minister in the Chief Minister Amrinder Singh-led Congress Government of Punjab, serving as the Minister for Local Government, Parliamentary Affairs, Elections, and Removal of Grievances.
17 Jan 2020Politics
Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
18 Nov 2018India
Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Bill from the state to check use of tobacco.
20 Oct 2018India
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident after visiting the injured and kin of those killed in the tragedy.
25 Mar 2017Politics
Following last week's controversy on whether Sidhu's appearance on a TV show amounted to bearing an "office of profit", the Punjab Advocate General confirmed it as conflict of interest.
11 Mar 2017Politics
The Election Commission has declared that the Congress has won 77 out of Punjab's 117 assembly seats getting the majority required to form the government.