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Punjab: First-timers says aware of current situation, list jobs as top priority

Kanchan is a third year Law student, while Anirudh is studying in BCA first year. “We are aware about the ongoing situation in the country and what our country requires,” said Kanchan.

Punjab: 11 booked in 2 firing incidents, SAD, Cong leaders trade blame

Three persons were injured in firing at Talwandi Sabo. Bathinda District Congress Committee (rural) president Khushbaz Jatana and nine others were booked on attempt to murder charge.


Migrant, slum-dweller, ragpicker... and now a panchayat member

She was elected from a ward number five, where 100 per cent voters (199 voters) are slum-dwellers and originally hail from Nagpur. The village has a 10-member Panchayat, including one sarpanch and nine panches.

Punjab local body election: After defeat in rural bastions, SAD alleges rigging, plans to hold protests

In Kharar where the SAD performed well in the 2017 Assembly elections despite delay in the allotment of a ticket, the party also failed to make any mark. Out of 25 zones of Panchayat Samiti, the SAD only won three.

Punjab rural polls: AAP stares at humiliating defeat

AAP had also failed to file nomination papers for all 354 zila parishad and 2,900 panchayat samiti seats in Punjab due to infighting.

Punjab local body election: Congress leading in majority of seats in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls

A total of 354 zila parishad members and 2,900 panchayat samiti members will be elected in these elections, the polling for which was held on September 19.


Punjab rural polls: Re-polling at 21 Muktsar booths today; cops probe charges against Sukhbir Singh Badal

SAD’s Gidderbaha constituency in-charge Dimpy Dhillon, who was arrested Wednesday afternoon along with his brother Sunny Dhillon on charges of booth capturing, was sent in judicial remand. 

Punjab Zila parishad, Panchayat polls: Congress looks towards gaining more ground in state

The State Election Commission had announced Tuesday that elections to 22 Zila Parishad and 150 Panchayat Samiti seats will be held on September 19.

BJP meets to assess Punjab loss, says alliance with SAD remains strong

Party holds ‘non-projection’ of development work as culprit, condemns Congress for snapping free power to gaushalas

Punjab polls: Congress may drop a dozen of its sitting MLAs

The issue came up for discussion in rounds of meetings of screening committee of the party under way at Rakabganj Road Congress war room.