Punjab Elections

AAP to contest Assembly polls with local CM face in Rajasthan

The Opposition BJP and the ruling Congress are likely to go into the election battle without projecting their chief ministerial candidates.

published on : 17th July 2022

'As desired by the Congress President': Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as party's Punjab unit chief

The cricketer-turned-politician shared the information about his resignation on his Twitter handle.

published on : 16th March 2022

Punjab Congress leaders blame Navjot Singh Sidhu, Charanjit Singh Channi over poll debacle

Gurpreet Singh, who lost from Bassi Pathana seat from where Channi's brother Manohar Singh fought as an independent candidate, blamed Channi.

published on : 16th March 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

Anger against existing parties led to AAP's victory in Punjab, say political analysts

The AAP swept the Punjab assembly polls, results of which were announced on Thursday, bagging 92 seats in the 117-seat assembly.

published on : 12th 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

New Punjab govt will have its task cut out: Former bureaucrat

Delhi, where the party is already in power, and Punjab are vastly different and so are the needs of both states, Renuka Vishwanathan told TNIE. 

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

Punjab's people have taken very good decision: Navjot Singh Sidhu on state poll result

Navjot Singh Sidhu made the remark welcoming the change, ushered by the people and emphasising that their verdict should be 'humbly accepted'.

published on : 11th March 2022

Meet people in villages, cities and resolve their issues: Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann to AAP MLAs

Bhagwant Mann asked newly elected AAP MLAs to spend most of their time in villages and cities to resolve issues of public.

published on : 11th March 2022

13 doctors elected as legislators in Punjab for the first time: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

The AAP won 92 of the 117 assembly seats, defeating the Congress and the SAD-BSP combine, as well as the BJP.

published on : 11th March 2022

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab CM on March 16, AAP's victory roadshow in Amritsar on Sunday

AAP leader Raghav Chadha, who has been overseeing the party's Punjab affairs, was also present in the meeting.

published on : 11th March 2022

Congress leadership will avoid reading answer written in bold letters: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Lok Congress chief Singh, who was unseated from the post of chief minister last year, asked the grand old party who is responsible for its drubbing in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

published on : 11th March 2022

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi submits resignation to governor Banwarilal Purohit

The Channi-led cabinet, which met for the last time, recommended dissolution of the assembly, paving the way for the constitution of a new Aam Aadmi Party-led legislature.

published on : 11th 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
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