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SAD, BJP to have three mayors each in Punjab

 A day after sweeping the civic polls, ruling SAD-BJP alliance have decided to nominate three mayors each for the six Municipal Corporations (MCs) of Punjab.

Independents spring surprise in Punjab Civic polls

The SAD-BJP alliance may have swept the civic polls, but it is the Independents who performed exceptionally well in these elections, cornering about 20 and 30 per cent of total seats in six municipal corporations and 122 municipal councils and nagar panchayats respectively.

SAD-BJP alliance sweeps civic polls in Punjab

SAD-BJP alliance on Wednesday swept the civic polls in Punjab as it won 1,161 seats out of results declared in 2,037 wards, with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing the verdict as mandate in favour of "pro-people" and "development oriented policies" of the state government.

Punjab civic polls: Voting for six municipal corporations
Punjab civic polls: Voting for six municipal corporations

A total of 1,263 candidates are in the fray for the elections to six municipal corporations in Punjab being held on Sunday in which about 7.90 lakh voters are eligible to vote.

Punjab civic polls: 6 MCs to go to polls on Sunday

A total of 1,263 candidates are in the fray for the elections to six municipal corporations in Punjab to be held on Sunday in which about 7.90 lakh voters are eligible to vote.

Bajwa urges people to defeat SAD-BJP in Punjab civic polls

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday appealed to the people to hand out a crushing defeat to the "opportunistic" Akali Dal-BJP alliance in the upcoming civic polls in the state.

SAD-BJP govt committed to revamp education system: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that the SAD-BJP alliance government is committed to revamp the education system of the state.

BJP minister accuses SAD MLAs for attack on brother

 Punjab cabinet minister Anil Joshi on Wednesday accused SAD MLAs for attacking his younger brother outside the SDM office at Tarn Taran area.

44 crorepatis in 70-member Delhi Assembly

An analysis of the elected candidates in the recently held Delhi legislative polls has shown that the financial might of MLAs has gone down in comparison to earlier elections, with more people belonging to the middle class being voted in.

No clear majority for any party in Delhi polls: SAD

 Stating that the fight between BJP and AAP appears to be neck to neck in Delhi Assembly polls, an SAD MP Prem Singh Chandumajra on Sunday said he does not see clear majority for any party in the high-stake elections.

Centre to order SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riots? Congress, AAP allege 'electoral ploy'
Centre to order SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riots? Congress, AAP allege 'electoral ploy'

Thirty years after the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, the Centre on Sunday gave indications that it may soon appoint a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the same, - a move ridiculed by Congress and AAP as an electoral ploy by the BJP to woo voters ahead of polls in Delhi.

Punjab govt to empower self help groups

 Punjab government on Sunday said it has chalked out a comprehensive plan to empower self help groups to generate self-employment opportunities for BPL families in the state.

Socialism, secularism hold country together: Punjab CM

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said that the twin principles of socialism and secularism formed the underlying spirit of the Indian Constitution and any deviation from these two basic tenets would be against the interest of the country.

Congress root cause of country's problems: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday blamed the successive Congress governments at the Centre for all the problems including drug addiction, unemployment faced by the country.

It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban
It's sad: Dibakar Banerjee on Pakistan's 'Baby' ban

In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby", filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad".

SAD to fight four seats in Delhi polls: Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will contest four seats in next month's Assembly polls in Delhi, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and party president, Sukhbir Singh Badal said here on Saturday.

MSG film row: SAD holds protest in Delhi

 The national capital on Friday saw a protest against controversial film 'Messenger of God', which features Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, by supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal.

No political shelter be given to those involved in terror, narco trafficking: BJP

 Amid reports of strained ties with its ally Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjnab, BJP on Wednesday said it has "zero tolerance" on issues like terrorism and narcotics and the party will not tolerate any political shelter to those involved in such activities.

Congress day dreaming of coming back to power: Parkash Singh Badal

 Describing the SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab as "impeccable and everlasting", Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said Congress was day dreaming of coming back to power in the state by spreading rumours regarding fissures between Akali and BJP.

Drug menace: Congress MLAs from Punjab to meet President Tuesday

A delegation of Congress MLAs from Punjab led by Leader of Opposition in State Assembly Sunil Jakhar will meet President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi Tuesday to apprise him of the drug menace in the state.