Punjab Polls: AAP's CM Face Bhagwant Mann to Contest from Dhuri

Punjab Polls: AAP’s CM Face Bhagwant Mann to Contest from Dhuri

Voting for Punjab’s 117 Assembly seats is scheduled for February 20. (PTI File) Mann was declared as the chief ministerial face of the AAP on January 18 by party’s national convenor Arvind Kejriwal. PTI Chandigarh Last Updated:January 20, 2022, 15:46 IST FOLLOW US ON: Aam Aadmi Party’s chief ministerial face Bhagwant Mann will contest from […]

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Response to PM Security Row Tips the Scales in Channi's Favour Against Sidhu as Congress Mulls Rotational CM Deal

Response to PM Security Row Tips the Scales in Channi’s Favour Against Sidhu as Congress Mulls Rotational CM Deal

Until last week, the top leadership in the Congress was in a bind over Punjab unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu’s insistence on being declared the chief ministerial face for upcoming Punjab elections 2022. Not anymore. Incumbent Charanjit Singh Channi’s handling of the recent fracas over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security breach in Ferozepur seems to […]

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PM’s Security Lapse to 2015 Sacrilege Case, Punjab Has an Array of Issues for Intense 2022 Poll Battle

PM’s Security Lapse to 2015 Sacrilege Case, Punjab Has an Array of Issues for Intense 2022 Poll Battle

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security lapse to the contentious sacrilege issue that saw Congress come to power in 2017, the battle for Punjab in this year’s assembly election is multi-cornered with BJP, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) having an array of issues to choose from to woo voters. Voting for […]

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AAP Cancels Rallies in Poll-bound Uttar Pradesh Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Punjab Elections 2022: EC Blows Poll Bugle But No Announcement Yet By Political Parties for CM Face

As the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced the date for Punjab assembly polls, it will be a race against time for political parties in the state as the voters are yet to be offered a clear-cut Chief Ministerial face. The elections in Punjab will be held on February 14 and the counting […]

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Punjab: Around 10,000 Security Personnel Deployed Ahead of PM Modi's Visit

Punjab: Around 10,000 Security Personnel Deployed Ahead of PM Modi’s Visit

PM Modi is visiting Punjab after a gap of two years and set to lay foundation stones of projects worth Rs 42,750 crore. (File photo/News18) The projects also include four-laning of the Amritsar-Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur. PTI Chandigarh Last Updated:January 04, 2022, 22:05 […]

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BJP to ‘Expose’ Kejriwal Govt Over Liquor Policy by Targeting Delhi, Punjab Women Voters

BJP to ‘Expose’ Kejriwal Govt Over Liquor Policy by Targeting Delhi, Punjab Women Voters

With the Punjab legislative assembly election around the corner, the BJP has decided to target women voters against Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) liquor policy and “expose” Arvind Kejriwal’s promise of an ‘alcohol-free state’. The BJP organised protests across 15 spots in Delhi against AAP’s excise policy to target women voters ahead of Punjab assembly election […]

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Punjab Polls: Congress Leader Lalli Majithia Joins AAP, Declared Candidate from Majitha Seat

Punjab Polls: Congress Leader Lalli Majithia Joins AAP, Declared Candidate from Majitha Seat

Lalli Majithia had on December 30 resigned from the post of chairman-cum-director, Punjab State Grains Procurement Corporation Limited. (Image: Raghav Chadha’s Twitter) Also, former MP Sadhu Singh’s daughter Baljit Kaur and BSP state general secretary Gurbaksh Singh joined the Aam Aadmi Party. PTI Amritsar Last Updated:January 01, 2022, 23:52 IST FOLLOW US ON: Congress leader […]

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Will 2022 Be AAP's Breakthrough Year?

Punjab Govt Does Not Have Courage to Arrest Bikram Singh Majithia: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal and party MP Bhagwant Mann during a thanksgiving rally organised after good performance of the party candidates in municipal elections, in Chandigarh, Thursday, Dec 30, 2021. (PTI Photo) Kejriwal slammed the state government for not having been able to nab Majithia despite his anticipatory bail being rejected in the Mohali court. […]

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Punjab Polls: Congress Leaders Fighting for CM's Chair, 'Weak Govt' Needs to be Shunned, Says Kejriwal

Punjab Polls: Congress Leaders Fighting for CM’s Chair, ‘Weak Govt’ Needs to be Shunned, Says Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said there was infighting in the Congress for the chief minister’s chair and that the leaders were not bothered about the people. Continuing his tirade against the Charanjit Singh Channi-led dispensation, Kejriwal said the “weak government” had still not been able to crack the sacrilege and […]

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