Punjab Assembly Elections 2022

Sidhu, Channi target of blame game as Congress to meet on Tuesday to discuss Punjab polls rout

Former party chief Sunil Jakhar has hit out at those who described former Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as an asset, while reviewing the debacle at a meeting in Delhi on Sunday.

published on : 15th March 2022

Congress scripted its own defeat in Punjab, says senior party leader in apparent jibe at Sidhu

Balbir Sidhu said the way the Punjab Congress chief and the chief minister indulged in open war of words, putting the party in a state of 'civil war', left the field wide open for the opposition.

published on : 14th March 2022

Harpal Cheema, Kultar Singh Sandhwan lead race for AAP's Punjab Cabinet, women ministers likely: Sources

According to the sources, the party high-command has given a free hand to Mann to decide his Cabinet colleagues.

published on : 13th March 2022

'Will continue to perform my duty in the school': Mother of AAP MLA who defeated Channi

Labh Singh Ugoke, who defeated the outgoing Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi from the Bhadaur seat with a margin of 37,550 votes, used to work in a mobile repairing shop.

published on : 13th March 2022

AAP's Bhagwant Mann meets Punjab Governor to stake claim to form government

Mann reached the Raj Bhawan here around 10:30 am. He was elected the AAP's legislature party leader at a meeting of the party MLAs in Mohali on Friday.

published on : 12th March 2022

Only three wins out of 117 seats: SAD registers its worst show in 2022 Punjab polls

The performance of Congress was no better either, as it came down to 18 from 77 to be voted out of power. It was the grand old party’s worst performance in the state.

published on : 12th March 2022

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab CM in village of Bhagat Singh

The party tweeted that Kejriwal and Mann will join a mega roadshow in Amritsar on March 13, to celebrate the victory and thank the public. 

published on : 12th March 2022

Super show in Scheduled Caste belts takes AAP to power in battleground Punjab

AAP’s victory in 29 of these seats is the highest-ever by any party. Congress won four and Shiromani Akali Dal one. All the SC seats in Malwa region went to AAP.

published on : 12th March 2022

Day after Punjab polls win, Kejriwal thanks PM Modi, says let Delhi MCD polls take place

His remarks came after the Delhi State Election Commission sought the advice of legal experts on if it can still hold polls for the three municipal corporations.

published on : 11th March 2022

Charanjit Channi: Star for 111 days, Dalit leader now back to humdrum politics

And when the party decided to replace the veteran leader as the chief minister in Punjab, Channi wasn't even in the list of obvious front-runners.

published on : 11th March 2022

Amarinder Singh: Fails big time in Punjab polls, so does party which 'humiliated' him

The Congress, with which he had a bitter parting just months back, hasn't done too well either in the state, swept by an Aam Aadmi Party wave.

published on : 11th March 2022

Despite successful farm laws agitation, Sanyukt Samaj Morcha fails to make mark in Punjab polls

They fought the February 20 polls in alliance with Haryana Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni) leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni-led Sanyukt Sangharsh Party.

published on : 11th March 2022

Punjab polls: Sidhu Moosewala loses; AAP MLA Aman Arora records highest victory margin

Moosewala was defeated by Aam Aadmi Party candidate Dr Vijay Singla by a margin of 63,323 votes.

published on : 11th March 2022

Punjab elections: No call drop for phone mechanic Labh Singh Ugoke as he defeats Channi in Bhadaur

Ugoke had joined the AAP as a volunteer in 2013 and worked in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls for Bhagwant Mann. A Class XII pass-out, The youth used to run a mobile repair shop before plunging into politics

published on : 11th March 2022

AAP to the new political alternative at national level? Kejriwal eyes road to Delhi via Punjab

As part of its expansion plan, the AAP will initially focus on the states where its local units are active and in Gujarat where the Assembly election is due in December.  

published on : 11th March 2022

AAP juggernaut clouds Akalis as new Punjab assembly won't have representation of Badals

The Congress government in the state had been accused of being hand in glove with the SAD due to its soft-pedalling on charges against the Badals.

published on : 11th March 2022

AAP to be the new political player? Expect shift in Opposition dynamics post Congress decimation

AAP founder Arvind Kejriwal could fancy his chances of becoming the pivot of Opposition unity, a position Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee and TRS boss K Chandrashekar Rao are already vying for.

published on : 11th March 2022

Several turncoats, Cabinet ministers trailing in Punjab as AAP sweeps state

AAP candidate Ranbir Singh was leading from Ferozepur City over his nearest rival and Congress candidate Parminder Singh Pinki.

published on : 10th March 2022

Several political stalwarts, senior leaders trailing in Punjab as AAP sweeps the state

The Aam Aadmi Party appeared to be heading for a clean sweep, having taken a big lead in 88 of the 117 seats in Punjab.

published on : 10th March 2022

Punjab polls: Hints of old allies SAD, BJP mulling post-poll alliance to form government

Sources in both the parties said that there was a strong likelihood that if SAD gets a respectable number of seats and the BJP hits double digits, then both might again come together.

published on : 24th February 2022
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