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.

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

17 Jan 2020

Politics
Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

18 Nov 2018

India
Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

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.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Punjab CM Amarinder visits injured; orders magisterial probe

20 Oct 2018

India
#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Punjab CM Amarinder visits injured; orders magisterial probe

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.

Sidhu can continue with TV show: States Punjab Advocate General

25 Mar 2017

Politics
Sidhu can continue with TV show: States Punjab Advocate General

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.

Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

16 Mar 2017

Politics
Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

Captain Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Punjab alongside 9 cabinet ministers.

Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

13 Mar 2017

Politics
Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

Senior Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh is likely to become the next Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16. He said he will speak to Rahul Gandhi about forming a new government.

Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

11 Mar 2017

Politics
Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

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.