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Cong demands resignation of Punjab Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:31

Congress on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Punjab Minister Anil Joshi after a criminal complaint was filed against him and his kin for enrolling as voters from more than one place.

Drought aid: Sukhbir accuses Centre of exacting `revenge`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 19:11

The Punjab government on Wednesday alleged the Centre of taking revenge for the Congress` defeat in the Punjab assembly elections by not giving drought relief to the state.

62 of 71 defeated Cong candidates back Amarinder

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 22:28

In a boost to beleagured Punjab Congress chief, Amarinder Singh got the support of 62 of the 71 Congress candidates.

Former Punjab police chief loses in Moga

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 22:02

Former Punjab DGP and Shiromani Akali Dal candidate PS Gill lost by a margin of more than 4,500 votes in the Moga Assembly seat.

Ex-sportspersons and their relatives win in Punjab elections

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 17:50

Former India hockey captain Pargat Singh on Tuesday scored another victory, but this time on political turf as he became an MLA after winning from the Jalandhar Cantt constituency in the Punjab Assembly elections.

Extra forces deployed in Banga after a fight

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 13:48

Extra paramilitary forces have been deployed in Punjab`s Banga town in Nawanshahr district after a fight broke out between two groups.

BJP justifies fielding new faces for Punjab polls

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 01:34

BJP vice president Shanta Kumar said the party`s decision of fielding new faces for the Punjab assembly polls will prove to be a success.

Top Punjab leaders are worth Rs 200 crore

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 12:57

That they were super-rich was never in doubt but the top political leadership in Punjab, especially from two families, are worth nearly Rs.200 crore ($38.5 million) of declared wealth.

Polls in Punjab a family affair

Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 14:55

The Congress in Punjab may well have finalised candidates for the Jan 30 assembly elections based on the ability to win but, with numerous family members in the fray, the list is an embarrassing giveaway.

Congress announces 114 names for Punjab poll

Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 09:56

After the uncertainty of the last few days, the Congress has finally released its list of 114 candidates for the 117-member Punjab assembly elections to be held Jan 30.