Punjab Assembly Polls

Punjab bypoll: AAP leader joins BJP along with supporters

AAP leader Joginder Chinna, who had contested the Punjab assembly polls from Dinanagar seat, on Sunday joined the BJP, and accused the AAP's Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann of converting the party into a "private company".

Oct 01, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Post Punjab & Goa, AAP changes strategy: 'No Modi-bashing'

Post Punjab & Goa, AAP changes strategy: 'No Modi-bashing'

A party leader said the AAP will resort to what it did during the 2015 Delhi Assembly polls-- a "positive campaign".

Apr 14, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

After Punjab victory, Amarinder Singh seeks bigger role for regional leaders

A day after he led the Congress to a sweeping victory in the Punjab assembly polls, state Congress president Amarinder Singh on Sunday called for a "bigger role" for regional leaders.

Mar 12, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal wins from Jalalabad seat

Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal wins from Jalalabad seat

Counting of votes in Punjab Assembly Polls 2017 began on Saturday. Counting of Votes at Jalalabad constituency is underway where Sukhbir Singh Badal is contesting on SAD-BJP ticket. Here are the live updates:-

Mar 10, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
Assembly elections: Cash, liquor seizures go through the roof in 2017

Assembly elections: Cash, liquor seizures go through the roof in 2017

The seizure of suspected cash, liquor and drugs during the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Punjab this year has witnessed a huge jump from last polls.

Feb 26, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

Election Commission asks Punjab CEO for compliance report on EVMs security

New Delhi: Polling in the state was held on February 4. The counting of votes will be done, with other states, on March 11 and results declared the same day. 

Feb 15, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Assembly Elections 2017: Goa registers record 83% voter turnout, Punjab 75%

Assembly Elections 2017: Goa registers record 83% voter turnout, Punjab 75%

Traditional rivals BJP and Congress are locked in a keen electoral battle in the two states where Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has made its maiden foray.

Feb 04, 2017, 20:14 PM IST
2017 Assembly Polls: PM Modi, Kejriwal, Rahul to hit campaign trail ​in Punjab today

2017 Assembly Polls: PM Modi, Kejriwal, Rahul to hit campaign trail ​in Punjab today

PM Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will campaign in Punjab on Friday.

Jan 27, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
If Congress loses this time, it will cease to exist in Punjab: Akali Dal

If Congress loses this time, it will cease to exist in Punjab: Akali Dal

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said a defeat in the state in the Assembly poll would mean "end of the Congress in Punjab".

Jan 23, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Amarinder dares Kejriwal to fight against him in Lambi, says no 'deal' with Navjot Singh Sidhu

Amarinder dares Kejriwal to fight against him in Lambi, says no 'deal' with Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh Tuesday trashed AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal's charge that he was fighting from Parkash Singh Badal's home turf of Lambi to help the Punjab Chief Minister win.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Amarinder dares Kejriwal to fight against him in Lambi, says no 'deal' with Navjot Singh Sidhu

Amarinder dares Kejriwal to fight against him in Lambi, says no 'deal' with Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh Tuesday trashed AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal's charge that he was fighting from Parkash Singh Badal's home turf of Lambi to help the Punjab Chief Minister win.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Punjab polls 2017: CPI(M) releases list of 12 candidates

Punjab polls 2017: CPI(M) releases list of 12 candidates

The CPI(M) on Saturday released a list of 12 candidates for Punjab elections, which it is contesting jointly with other Left parties like CPI and Revolutionary Marxist Party of India (RMPI).

Jan 14, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
After opposition slams 'Punjab move', AAP says Arvind Kejriwal will continue as Delhi chief minister

After opposition slams 'Punjab move', AAP says Arvind Kejriwal will continue as Delhi chief minister

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is the party's face in Punjab and this doesn't mean he will be its Chief Minister if the AAP wins, the party said on Tuesday.

Jan 10, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Punjab polls 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu likely to join Congress on Monday

Punjab polls 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu likely to join Congress on Monday

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who quit the Bharatiya Janata Party in September last year, is likely to join the Congress party on January 9, according to ANI sources. 

Jan 07, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
Congress vs AAP on Twitter, Amarinder Singh dares Arvind Kejriwal to contest against him in Punjab assembly polls

Congress vs AAP on Twitter, Amarinder Singh dares Arvind Kejriwal to contest against him in Punjab assembly polls

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh has challenged Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to contest against him in the upcoming Punjab assembly elections.

Dec 29, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Conduct polls in Punjab under prez rule, impose model code of conduct: Congress

Expressing concern over "worsening" law and order situation, Punjab Congress today demanded imposition of President's rule in the state and conduct of Assembly polls under a neutral administration in single phase.

Nov 17, 2016, 16:00 PM IST
AAP announces 18 candidates for Punjab assembly polls in 4th list

AAP announces 18 candidates for Punjab assembly polls in 4th list

The list was released by party's state convenor Gurpreet Singh Waraich and Sangrur MP and chairman election campaign committee Bhagwant Mann.

Nov 12, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu offered Deputy CM post, 5 seats by AAP in Punjab: Reports

Navjot Singh Sidhu offered Deputy CM post, 5 seats by AAP in Punjab: Reports

Sources on Thursday claimed that Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has agreed to offer the post of deputy Chief Minister to Navjot Singh Sidhu in case the latter decides to join hands with Delhi's ruling party.

Oct 27, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal asks people to donate money to AAP

Arvind Kejriwal said AAP government was able to reduced the power tariff in Delhi only because it did not accept the political donations from corporate houses.

Oct 27, 2016, 00:49 AM IST