Punjab assembly elections

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  • Rajouri Garden loss: AAP Punjab to demand autonomy from Delhi leadership

    Rajouri Garden loss: AAP Punjab to demand autonomy from Delhi leadership

    With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) suffering humiliating defeat in the Assembly by-election held for Rajouri Garden constituency in Delhi, the chorus for making party's Punjab unit 'independent' is set to grow louder. Post the AAP loss in Punjab Assembly......

    April 14, 2017
  • No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

    No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suggested the BJP that it should manage its own house as "no one" had voted for it in the Punjab elections. She also accused the Narendra Modi government of threatening her with a......

    February 17, 2017
  • No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

    No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suggested the BJP that it should manage its own house as "no one" had voted for it in the Punjab elections. She also accused the Narendra Modi government of threatening her with a......

    February 17, 2017
  • EC checks security of electronic voting machines in Punjab

    EC checks security of electronic voting machines in Punjab

    A team of the Election Commission arrived in Punjab on Thursday to inspect the security of buildings where electronic voting machines (EVMs) of the Punjab Assembly elections have been kept. The EC team visited the strongroom at the Punjab Agricultural......

    February 16, 2017
  • AAP seeks imposition of restrictions on activities around EVMs

    AAP seeks imposition of restrictions on activities around EVMs

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday appealed to Chief Electoral Officer Punjab to completely restrict any sort of activity within the premises where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are stored in the state. AAP state convener Gurpreet Singh Waraich, legal cell......

    February 14, 2017
  • AAP seeks imposition of restrictions on activities around EVMs

    AAP seeks imposition of restrictions on activities around EVMs

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday appealed to Chief Electoral Officer Punjab to completely restrict any sort of activity within the premises where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are stored in the state. AAP state convener Gurpreet Singh Waraich, legal cell......

    February 14, 2017
  • 'AAP’s knee-jerk reactions are clear panic sign of certain defeat'

    'AAP’s knee-jerk reactions are clear panic sign of certain defeat'

    The Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has cornered the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over its spate of panic reactions in the wake of the state assembly elections, dubbing them as a sign of dread in Arvind Kejriwal’s party over......

    February 10, 2017
  • More women vote than men in Punjab polls

    More women vote than men in Punjab polls

    Punjab may have been unfair to women in terms of its sex ratio, but the percentage of female voters was clearly higher than male voters in the just-concluded assembly elections in the state. With Punjab recording a high voter turnout......

    February 6, 2017
  • Congress will win Punjab marking its revival: Sidhu

    Congress will win Punjab marking its revival: Sidhu

    Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday said the Congress will win the Punjab Assembly elections, marking its revival. Congress' candidate from Amritsar East, Sidhu said he was confident that Congress was going to form the new government in Punjab and......

    February 4, 2017
  • Punjab records 66% turnout, voting remains peaceful

    Punjab records 66% turnout, voting remains peaceful

    Over 66 per cent of Punjab's electorate had exercised their franchise till 5 pm on Saturday as polling for the state assembly officially ended, election officials said. Voting remained peaceful, barring stray incidents of minor clashes and arguments. The voting percentage......

    February 4, 2017
  • SYL keeps Haryana leaders off polls in neighboring Punjab

    SYL keeps Haryana leaders off polls in neighboring Punjab

    The contentious issue of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water has left both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress in a predicament as both parties have kept their Haryana leaders away from campaigning in neighbouring Punjab for the......

    January 20, 2017
  • Cong prez to decide on CM face: Amarinder

    Cong prez to decide on CM face: Amarinder

    The Congress President will decide on the chief ministerial face for the Punjab assembly polls and no "deal" has been struck with new entrant Navjot Singh Sidhu, the party's state chief Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday. "There is no deal......

    January 17, 2017
  • Navjot Sidhu to contest in Punjab as Congress nominee

    Navjot Sidhu to contest in Punjab as Congress nominee

    The Congress party on Thursday said that Navjot Singh Sidhu will contest in the upcoming Punjab assembly elections as a party nominee. "Navjot Singh Sidhu will contest from the constituency of his wife, Navjot Kaur Sidhu," former Punjab Chief Minister......

    January 5, 2017