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SAD-BJP core group to meet at Jalandhar on June 3

The Shiromani Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata party will hold a joint meeting of its core groups on June 3 at Jalandhar to evolve a joint strategy to corner the Congress-led Punjab government.

May 26, 2017, 21:55 PM IST
Priority will be to restore lost glory of Punjab: Cabinet Minister Manpreet Badal

Priority will be to restore lost glory of Punjab: Cabinet Minister Manpreet Badal

Newly inducted Punjab Cabinet Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today said priority of the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government will be to restore the "lost glory" of the state.

Mar 16, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

Goa sees maximum voters going for 'None of the Above'

Goa has come up on top when it comes to voters hitting the NOTA button in the latest round of assembly polls, closely followed by Uttarakhand.

Mar 11, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Patiala Assembly Poll result: Captain Amrinder Singh wins from Patiala urban

Patiala Assembly Poll result: Captain Amrinder Singh wins from Patiala urban

Punjab's oldest district Patiala participated with zeal in Punjab assembly elections 2017. The city of Jalandhar is divided into two constituencies namely Patiala and Patiala (Rural). 

Mar 10, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Save Punjab from drug menace: BJP leader to Rajnath Singh

Save Punjab from drug menace: BJP leader to Rajnath Singh

BJP leader and former minister in the ruling SAD-BJP government Laxmi Kanta Chawla today wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, urging him to "save Punjab from the drug menace".

Feb 06, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Punjab polls: VVPAT machines develop technical snag at some places

Punjab polls: VVPAT machines develop technical snag at some places

Several voters across the state experienced problems during the polling process today, as a large number of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, installed for the first time in the ongoing Punjab Assembly elections, developed a technical snag.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Assembly elections: 35% polling recorded in Punjab till 1:00 pm

Assembly elections: 35% polling recorded in Punjab till 1:00 pm

Brisk polling was going on as around 35 percent of the total 1.98 crore electors exercised their franchise till 1 PM in the high-stakes Punjab Assembly elections, wherein 1,145 candidates are in the fray.

Feb 04, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Assembly elections: Punjab braves chill, 11% votes in first two hours

Assembly elections: Punjab braves chill, 11% votes in first two hours

Braving the winter chill, thousands of voters turned out on Saturday morning to cast their vote for the Punjab assembly elections.

Feb 04, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
Badals of Punjab don't give water; Amarinder Singh will be next CM: Rahul Gandhi

Badals of Punjab don't give water; Amarinder Singh will be next CM: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday affirmed that Captain Amarinder Singh - his party's face in Punjab – will be the next chief minister in case of a victory in the crucial assembly polls here.

Jan 27, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Rajnath Singh raps Pakistan for supplying drugs in Punjab, warns of dire consequences

Rajnath Singh raps Pakistan for supplying drugs in Punjab, warns of dire consequences

Lashing out at Pakistan for supplying drugs in the Indian state of Punjab, Union Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Asian neighbour of dire consequences of it does not mend its ways.

Jan 24, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Sidhus must decide who will contest on Congress ticket, either Navjot Singh or wife will get ticket: Amarinder

Sidhus must decide who will contest on Congress ticket, either Navjot Singh or wife will get ticket: Amarinder

Amarinder Singh also said said was no talk in Congress about offering Deputy Chief Minister's post to Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Dec 21, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
Punjab saw rapid development in SAD-BJP rule; AAP, Cong enemies of state: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab saw rapid development in SAD-BJP rule; AAP, Cong enemies of state: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said the state has witnessed rapid development during SAD-BJP alliance and asked the people to give a befitting reply to Aam Aadmi Party and Congress, terming the two parties as "enemies of Punjab".

Dec 21, 2016, 23:34 PM IST
Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab minister Majithia during the assembly session.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
Punjab elections likely in January or February: State CEO

Punjab elections likely in January or February: State CEO

Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer V.K. Singh said here on Tuesday.

Sep 06, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

EC selects singer-actor Gurdas Maan as state icon for Punjab assembly polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday selected famous Punjabi singer and actor Gurdas Maan as the state icon for the 2017 assembly polls.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Punjab Congress has asked ticket seekers to take a pledge and give an undertaking that they will not contest polls on any assembly seat against Congress nominee if they are not "chosen".

Jul 11, 2016, 18:00 PM IST
SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports

SAD-BJP govt alert to foil any attempt to disturb law and order, says Punjab CM on possible terror attack reports

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the SAD-BJP alliance government is fully alert and is ready to foil any nefarious attempt aimed at disturbing the law and order situation in the state.

Jul 10, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
'Rahul Gandhi carrying anti-Sikh family legacy, Punjab will never forgive Congress for Darbar Sahib attack'

'Rahul Gandhi carrying anti-Sikh family legacy, Punjab will never forgive Congress for Darbar Sahib attack'

Punjab CM reminded people of the hostile attitude of the Gandhi family and Congress towards Punjab and its people.

Jun 14, 2016, 20:05 PM IST