Punjab Assembly election 2017

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  • Captain Amarinder’s leadership proved decisive

    Captain Amarinder’s leadership proved decisive

    Captain Amarinder Singh’s leadership appears to have proved decisive in Punjab Assembly elections as it helped the Congress become the only alternative for the change seeking voters. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which had initially gained momentum in the state failed to......

    March 11, 2017
  • Parkash Singh Badal defeats Capt Amarinder Singh from Lambi seat

    Parkash Singh Badal defeats Capt Amarinder Singh from Lambi seat

    Punjab's outgoing chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has defeated Congress chief ministerial candidate Captain Amarinder Singh from his stronghold Lambi (in Muktsar) with a margin of 22,770 votes. Another Congress heavyweight and former Punjab chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has......

    March 11, 2017
  • PM Modi congratulates Capt Amarinder on landslide Punjab victory

    PM Modi congratulates Capt Amarinder on landslide Punjab victory

    Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on Saturday called up Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh to congratulate him on his party’s landslide victory in the state assembly elections. PM Modi spoke to Captain Amarinder on telephone to convey his regards......

    March 11, 2017
  • Punjab Assembly elections 2017: Kejriwal admits defeat

    Punjab Assembly elections 2017: Kejriwal admits defeat

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which faced a humbling defeat in the Punjab election against the Congress has admitted defeat and have seemingly embraced their loss. AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and said that......

    March 11, 2017
  • Parkash Singh Badal accepts defeat, to resign on Sunday

    Parkash Singh Badal accepts defeat, to resign on Sunday

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will submit his resignation to the Governor on Sunday following his party's defeat in the assembly election. The Shiromani Akali Dal, which ruled Punjab for 10 years in alliance with the BJP, trailed at......

    March 11, 2017
  • We are disappointed with Punjab, says AAP leader Ashutosh

    We are disappointed with Punjab, says AAP leader Ashutosh

    The AAP said on Saturday it was disappointed it did not win the Punjab Assembly election but added that even becoming the main opposition was an achievement. "We were hoping to form a government in Punjab," Aam Aadmi Party leader......

    March 11, 2017