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Navjot Singh Sidhu vs Bikram Singh Majithia: Poll battle gets tougher in Punjab’s Amritsar East assembly constituency

Navjot Singh Sidhu vs Bikram Singh Majithia: Poll battle gets tougher in Punjab’s Amritsar East assembly constituency

Making the battle tough, SAD (B) has fielded former Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia against Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu from Amritsar East constituency. 

Jan 27, 2022, 20:59 PM IST
Punjab polls: Charanjit Channi or Sidhu? Rahul Gandhi says Congress workers to decide on CM face

Punjab polls: Charanjit Channi or Sidhu? Rahul Gandhi says Congress workers to decide on CM face

Rahul Gandhi said, “We will ask Congress workers to decide Punjab Chief Ministerial candidate.”

Jan 27, 2022, 19:52 PM IST
Punjab Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi, CM Charanjit Singh Channi, Navjot Singh Sidhu offer prayers at Golden Temple

Punjab Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi, CM Charanjit Singh Channi, Navjot Singh Sidhu offer prayers at Golden Temple

Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi wrote that he and the Congress candidates prayed for the future of Punjab at Harmandir Sahib. 

Jan 27, 2022, 15:33 PM IST
SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia safe from arrest, SC asks Punjab not to take any coercive steps

SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia safe from arrest, SC asks Punjab not to take any coercive steps

SC orally asked the Punjab government not to take any coercive step against SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia till January 31 when it hears his pre-arrest bail plea in a drugs case.

Jan 27, 2022, 11:55 AM IST
Punjab election 2022: Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia to contest against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab election 2022: Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia to contest against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress' Navjot Singh Sidhu has retained his candidature from his traditional seat of Amritsar East for the upcoming Punjab polls, that are scheduled for February 14. The counting of votes will take

Jan 26, 2022, 20:22 PM IST
Free hand to Punjab Police, will form drug task force with no political interference: AAP's Bhagwant Mann ahead of polls

Free hand to Punjab Police, will form drug task force with no political interference: AAP's Bhagwant Mann ahead of polls

In order to make Punjab “addiction-free”, AAP's Bhagwant Mann said, “If we form govt, will give free hand to Punjab Police...will form a drug task force for a (drug) addiction-free Punjab which will

Jan 26, 2022, 16:05 PM IST
Punjab Assembly Polls: Filing of nomination to begin from January 25, last date of withdrawal on February 4

Punjab Assembly Polls: Filing of nomination to begin from January 25, last date of withdrawal on February 4

Aam Aadmi Party Punjab Chief Ministerial candidate Bhagwant Singh Mann has challenged Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to contest against him from Dhuri. 

Jan 24, 2022, 09:12 AM IST
Punjab Lok Congress releases first list of 22 candidates, Amarinder Singh to contest from Patiala Urban

Punjab Lok Congress releases first list of 22 candidates, Amarinder Singh to contest from Patiala Urban

The PLC has been allotted 37 to contest out of the 117 seats in Punjab as part of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and SAD (Sanyukt). 

Jan 23, 2022, 17:26 PM IST
Punjab polls: Have full faith in Congress, high command to decide CM face, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab polls: Have full faith in Congress, high command to decide CM face, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu said, "There is a party high command to decide CM face. Whatever the party high command will decide, we will accept the decision." 

Jan 22, 2022, 22:59 PM IST
Punjab police thwart possible terror attack around Republic Day, seize 3.79 kg RDX and grenade launcher

Punjab police thwart possible terror attack around Republic Day, seize 3.79 kg RDX and grenade launcher

An official informed that the grenade launcher recovered could cover up to 150 meters and could be detrimental to the VVIP security.

Jan 22, 2022, 10:25 AM IST
Punjab reports 7,986 Covid-19 cases, 31 deaths

Punjab reports 7,986 Covid-19 cases, 31 deaths

A total of 5,932 people recovered from the infection, taking the number of those who have recovered to 6,28,244, it said. 

Jan 20, 2022, 23:20 PM IST
Zee News opinion poll results: Unemployment biggest issue for voters in Punjab assembly election 2022

Zee News opinion poll results: Unemployment biggest issue for voters in Punjab assembly election 2022

As many as 65 per cent people said that unemployment is the most important issue in Punjab. 

Jan 20, 2022, 22:06 PM IST
Zee News opinion poll results: Close fight for Congress, Charanjit Singh Channi most-favoured CM face in Punjab

Zee News opinion poll results: Close fight for Congress, Charanjit Singh Channi most-favoured CM face in Punjab

According to the Zee News opinion poll results, nearly 32% of people in Punjab’s Manjha region favour incumbent Charanjit Singh Channi as the Chief Minister of Punjab. Former chief minister Capt

Jan 20, 2022, 19:44 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann, AAP's CM candidate, to contest Punjab assembly polls 2022 from Dhuri

Bhagwant Mann, AAP's CM candidate, to contest Punjab assembly polls 2022 from Dhuri

Forty-eight-year-old Mann, a comedian-turned-politician, is a two-time Lok Sabha MP from the Sangrur parliamentary constituency. The Dhuri assembly seat is presently represented by Congress MLA

Jan 20, 2022, 16:06 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann is AAP's CM face for Punjab Assembly elections, announces Arvind Kejriwal

Bhagwant Mann is AAP's CM face for Punjab Assembly elections, announces Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said that Bhagwant Mann was chosen on the basis of responses they received under their campaign to elect AAP's CM face for the Assembly polls.

Jan 18, 2022, 12:26 PM IST
Punjab Assembly polls: BJP, allies yet to reach on final conclusion over seat-sharing

Punjab Assembly polls: BJP, allies yet to reach on final conclusion over seat-sharing

The political situation in Punjab and the names of probable candidates were discussed in detail at the BJP National Headquarters in Delhi on Monday, under the chairmanship of the party`s national

Jan 18, 2022, 11:46 AM IST
'Majha Brigade' facilitates dissident leader Bhagwantpal Singh Sachar's return to Punjab Congress

'Majha Brigade' facilitates dissident leader Bhagwantpal Singh Sachar's return to Punjab Congress

Bhagwantpal Singh Sachar had been sulking ever since Congress announced Jagwinderpal Singh alias Jagga Majithia as the party candidate from Majitha assembly constituency.

Jan 18, 2022, 11:14 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal is a 'migratory bird', visiting various states to 'allure' people with 'fake' promises: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Arvind Kejriwal is a 'migratory bird', visiting various states to 'allure' people with 'fake' promises: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu also hit out at Kejriwal for making 'false' promises to the people of Punjab.

Jan 18, 2022, 07:38 AM IST
AAP to announce CM face for Punjab Assembly polls today, will Bhagwant Mann be the choice of people?

AAP to announce CM face for Punjab Assembly polls today, will Bhagwant Mann be the choice of people?

The Aam Aadmi Party has received around 22 lakh responses under its campaign to elect its Chief Minister's face for the Punjab Assembly polls.

Jan 18, 2022, 06:28 AM IST
Election Commission defers February 14 Punjab Assembly election due to Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Election Commission defers February 14 Punjab Assembly election due to Guru Ravidas Jayanti

The Election Commission has announced that the voting for Punjab's 117 assembly seats will now take place on February 20.

Jan 17, 2022, 14:32 PM IST