Badal seeks PM's intervention in Maharashtra Sikh shrine controversy

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain the Congress government in Maharashtra from going ahead with its decision to reduce the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) representation in the Takht Hazur Sahib board.

Amarinder Singh more suitable to be `gutter inspector`: Arun Jaitley

A day ahead of polling in Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is suitable to be a `gutter inspector`.

Campaigning ends for 13 seats in Punjab

Curtains came down on Monday on the over-a-month-long high-voltage campaign for the April 30 Lok Sabha polls in 13 seats of Punjab, where 1.95 crore voters will exercise their franchise to choose from 253 contestants, including BJP`s Arun Jaitley and Congress` Amarinder Singh.

Campaigning ends for Gram Panchayat polls in Punjab

The campaigning for Gram Panchayat elections in Punjab to be held on July three ended Monday evening.

Nomination process for panchayat polls ends in Punjab

The process of filing of nominations for the forthcoming Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections in Punjab was over amid clashes between ruling Akalis and opposition Congress activists at few places in the state.

Badal, Sukhbir keeps 7 departments each, Dhindsa with FM

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal tonight allocated porfolios to his cabinet
colleagues.

Parkash Singh Badal would continue as CM: Sukhbir

Putting at rest all speculation,
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today declared that Parkash Singh
Badal will remain the Chief Minister of Punjab, a post he
would be holding for a record fifth time.

Rift in Punjab Cong after Assembly poll debacle

Dissidence in Cong in Punjab came to the fore in the wake of the party`s debacle in the Assembly polls.

Malwa region plays spoilsport for Cong

The Shiromani Akali Dal made considerable gains in Malwa, where it doubled its tally and Doaba region in Punjab assembly elections.

SAD-BJP scripted history but lost its vote share

There are many ironies in the percentage of votes polled by major parties in Punjab Congress, Akali Dal and BJP.

Money power played key role in Punjab: Manpreet

A day after his party got a miserable drubbing in the Assembly
polls, Peoples Party of Punjab chief Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday accused Shiromani
Akali Dal (SAD) of using money power to garner votes.

Heavy polling benefits SAD

Heavy polling has come to the aid of SAD which has romped home for the fourth time in Punjab with the voter turnout of over 70 per cent.

14 women candidates enter Punjab Assembly

SAD had fielded 10, BJP three, Congress 11 and Peoples
Party of Punjab (PPP) three women.

Newly-elected SAD MLAs to meet on Mar 8

Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of newly-elected
legislators on March eight which will be followed by a meeting
of the core committee.

We were focussed in our campaign: Sukhbir

Thanking the people of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal said that they won because they were focussed in their campaigning.

Badal thanks voters, vows to carry forward agenda

The ruling SAD-BJP in the Punjab Assembly election, thanked the people for reimposing their faith in them.

Badals - the real winners of Punjab

The Akalis have proved why they were confident that they would break the jinx in Punjab this time.

SAD convenes meeting of newly-elected MLAs on Mar 8

With SAD-BJP alliance retaining
power in Punjab, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of the party`s newly-elected MLA`s on March 8.

Warhorse Badal, son Sukhbir beat incumbency 1st time in Punjab

Shiromani Akali Dal created
history on Tuesday to become the first party ever to retain power
in Punjab bucking the anti-incumbency factor.

Warhorse Badal, son Sukhbir beat incumbency 1st ti

Shiromani Akali Dal created
history on Tuesday to become the first party ever to retain power
in Punjab bucking the anti-incumbency factor.

We will serve Punjab even better: SAD chief

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday thanked the voters in Punjab for their unflinching support and assured that his government will continue to work for their development.

Amarinder accepts defeat, says time to introspect

The Congress on Tuesday conceded defeat in the Punjab Assembly elections, with Captain Amarinder Singh saying the party needed to introspect.

Manpreet Badal trailing in both assembly seats

People`s Party of Punjab (PPP) president and former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal was trailing in both the Gidderbaha and Maur assembly seats as votes cast in the Punjab assembly elections were counted Tuesday.

Amarinder`s son Raninder trailing in Punjab

Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh`s son Raninder Singh was trailing in the Samana assembly seat in Patiala district of Punjab.

Punjab trends baffling, says Congress

The Congress said Tuesday that emerging results in Punjab, where it was trailing far behind the ruling Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine, were "extremely baffling".

Punjab elections results 2012: SAD-BJP combine attains majority

Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine Tuesday attained majority by winning 68 out of total 117 Assembly seats.

Punjab tops in paid news cases

Punjab topped in the number of
cases of paid news reported from five states that went to
polls with candidates in 201 instances in the state admitting
to the charge.

It’s a close call in Punjab

The post-poll surveys have indicated that the outcome of Assembly elections in Punjab will be a photo-finish between various contesting candidates and political parties, and the announcement of results on March 6 could throw up big surprises.

Who will get the blessings of Dera chief?

Deras or the religious sects have always played a big role in deciding the political future of Punjab.

Will it be a close finish in Punjab?

An uneasy calm prevails among the major political parties & their candidates as who will get the popular mandate in 2012 Assembly polls in Punjab.