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Punjab elections

Congress picks Charanjit Singh Channi, gives Punjab its first Dalit chief minister

Mr Channi, who has a law and an MBA degree, was amongst the four Cabinet ministers who had rebelled against Capt Amarinder Singh last month

20 Sep 2021 6:41 AM

Congress to fight 2022 polls in Punjab under Amarinder

The announcement came after four party ministers and three MLAs, who arrived in Dehradun, met Harish Rawat

26 Aug 2021 7:25 AM

Top BJP leaders discuss preparations for assembly polls in 5 states in 2022

Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa are slated for early next year

26 Jun 2021 9:29 PM

Amit Shah to focus on talks with farmer unions

Farmers agitation has an important political aspect to it as elections to the UP and Punjab Assemblies are due in the next few months

14 Jun 2021 8:37 AM

AA Edit | Congress’ lesson from Punjab: Set more store by local stalwarts

The lesson for India’s oldest party, which now appears to be in a semi-somnolent state — is that the road to revival is not closed

20 Feb 2021 7:41 AM


Assembly results 2017: Modi takes Uttar Pradesh, U'khand; Congress gets Punjab

Goa, Manipur hung; BJP calls result win of 'politics of performance' over that of 'dynasty, casteism, appeasement'.

10 Mar 2017 5:23 PM

Pink booths, teddy bears

Women are blamed for their absence at the grassroots level, for shying away from contesting elections.

12 Feb 2017 3:47 AM

Paid holiday on Feb 4 for Haryana govt staff who are voters in Punjab

The holiday would be observed under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act and section 135-B of Representation of the People Act.

02 Feb 2017 6:12 PM

Punjab polls: Higher voter turnout likely to help Akalis

In the 1997 Assembly elections in Punjab, the voting per centage was 68.73 while in 2002 polls it was 65.14.

01 Feb 2017 1:27 AM

Sukhbir Singh Badal faces tough fight in his pocket borough

Jalalabad is small border town where one of the biggest electoral battles of Punjab is taking place.

01 Feb 2017 1:27 AM


'Belan Brigade' in Punjab to tackle drug menace in polls

The NGO chief said the 'belan' (rolling pin) has always been part of every household and it is the symbol of a woman's strength.

30 Jan 2017 5:35 PM

Rahul Gandhi names Amarinder as Cong's CM face for Punjab

Rahul also attacked PM Modi, asking him how he could be in an alliance with the Badals if he had declared a war on corruption.

27 Jan 2017 2:34 PM

NRIs fuel AAP, Congress campaigns in Punjab

Spread across the globe, Punjabi NRIs are taking an active part in the Assembly elections for the first time.

27 Jan 2017 5:59 AM

Trying to end bribery for votes, EC should appoint me ambassador: Kejriwal

The Election Commission has censured Kejriwal for his bribe remarks made at a poll rally in Goa.

23 Jan 2017 5:51 PM

Amarinder Singh trashes Kejriwal charge, challenges him to fight in Lambi

Kejriwal claimed Singh he was fighting from Parkash Singh Badal's home turf of Lambi to help the Punjab Chief Minister win.

17 Jan 2017 2:53 PM


BJP Punjab chief expresses displeasure over ticket allocation, offers to resign

Vijay Sampla is unhappy with the BJP fielding Som Prakash from Fagwara, as he wanted a person of his choice to contest polls from there.

17 Jan 2017 11:41 AM

Punjab: Notice to AAP on Kejriwal's 'accept money' remark

A video surveillance team of the Election Commission also has the recording of Kejriwal's remark.

15 Jan 2017 8:52 AM

Sidhu will join Congress in 'a day or two', play big role: wife Navjot Kaur

She also said that a few members of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) are also expected to leave the party and join the Congress party.

13 Jan 2017 8:03 PM

Punjab elections: Manmohan Singh releases Congress’ manifesto

Congress manifesto pledges farm loan waiver, free power, fight against drugs.

10 Jan 2017 1:40 AM

‘Will end drug menace in 4 weeks: Cong releases manifesto for Punjab polls

The party earlier launched 13 yatras in the state to reach out to people of each constituency.

09 Jan 2017 1:42 PM