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Punjab Assembly polls


Punjab: Cracks in Congress open up space for AAP, Akalis

July 07, 2021 6:58 am

The Assembly polls in Punjab are less than a year away. And just when it seemed that the ruling Congress was assured of a return ticket, the cracks within the party have opened up the field.

Punjab: SAD gets a jumpstart on rivals; distributes party poll tickets, starts campaigning

June 26, 2021 9:05 pm

Party president Sukhbir Singh Badal will contest from Jalalabad, a seat that the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) had lost after the 2019 byelection to the Congress.

2022 Punjab assembly Polls: Rebel Akalis not averse to alliance with AAP, but have some reservations

June 23, 2021 3:17 am

The SAD(U) came into existence in May this year and was was formed following the dissolution of the SAD (Taksali), which was established by Ranjit Singh Brahmpura and Seva Singh Sekhwan and the Shiromani Akali (Democratic) that was launched by Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and his son Parminder Singh Dhindsa.

Congress must protect interests of party workers to win in 2019: Manish Tewari

September 02, 2018 7:18 pm

The senior Congress leader and national spokesperson of the party asserted that the secular and progressive forces of the country should also unite to save "the idea of India."

Chandigarh: Ex-servicemen groups to pledge support to AAP at May 15 rally

May 07, 2016 10:58 am

President of Ex-Servicemen Welfare Union, Punjab said, “We are fed up with both Congress and Akalis while BJP lathi charged us at Jantar Mantar when we were protesting against the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP)”.

Punjab Congress to find out how much AAP paid for ads in newspapers

February 17, 2016 12:01 pm

AAP’s national spokesperson Sanjay Singh said that there was nothing wrong in highlighting the achievements of the AAP government.

As partners, letter and spirit of alliance should be visible on ground: BJP to SAD

February 02, 2016 10:30 am

He also conveyed to the SAD that their alliance with the BJP in the state on the ground should be maintained in letter and spirit.

Punjab assembly polls: Capt forms team to study state’s issues

February 02, 2016 9:40 am

Capt Amarinder told The Indian Express that the team, divided into sub-committees, would be studying issues like drugs, funds crunch, farm crisis, etc.

Punjab elections ‘officially’ a cheap affair: Candidates spent average Rs 7 lakh each

May 01, 2012 12:02 pm

Only 31 candidates have declared that they utilised at least 50 per cent of the permissible limit.

Cong analyses causes for Punjab poll showing

April 07, 2012 11:27 am

Blame game started for the defeat with many of the leaders targetting PCC chief Amarinder Singh.