Punjab Polls 2022

Shiromani Akali Dal​ announces four more candidates for 2022 Punjab Assembly polls

Baldev Singh Mann has been fielded from Sunam while Harpal Juneja will contest from Patiala Urban seat, said senior SAD leader Daljit Singh Cheema.

published on : 19th October 2021

Punjab will be free from stubble burning if AAP comes to power in state, says Gopal Rai

Despite a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers continue to defy it as there is a short window between harvesting paddy and sowing wheat.

published on : 8th October 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal flays CM Channi, Congress leaders for chartered flight to Delhi

In Delhi, the Congress leaders are expected to meet AICC general secretary Harish Rawat and other party leaders for deliberations on cabinet expansion, said party sources.

published on : 21st September 2021

Capt Amarinder Singh has own voice on political future with BJP, says Dushyant Gautam

After the resignation of Amarinder Singh from the top post in Punjab, months before the Legislative Assembly elections Punjab, speculation was rife that the former Chief Minister will join BJP.

published on : 21st September 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi's CM ascension: Bid to draw vote banks that drifted away over the years

At 32%, Punjab has the highest SC population in the country. Add to that the 18% strength of the backward classes, and they form a sizeable vote bank.

published on : 20th September 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi to be next CM of Punjab, Capt Amarinder offers 'best wishes'

Capt. Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls after a bruising power struggle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

published on : 19th September 2021

'Sikh leader should be face of Punjab': Ambika Soni declines CM post

Soni said a party exercise is underway in Chandigarh, where the AICC general secretary is present along with two observers who are meeting all the MLAs and asking them for their opinion.

published on : 19th September 2021

Protesting farmers misread my statement, says CM Amarinder Singh

Reacting to Samyukt Kisan Morcha’s criticism, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said they had misinterpreted his appeal and linked it to the upcoming Assembly polls.

published on : 15th September 2021

BJP inducts ex-prez Giani Zail Singh’s grandson Inderjeet ahead of Punjab polls

BJP national general secretary Dushyant Gautam, the party in-charge for Punjab, inducted Inderjeet Singh in the party. 

published on : 14th September 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal announces 64 candidates for Punjab polls 2022

While party president Sukhbir Badal will contest from Jalalabad, his father and party patron Parkash Singh Badal does not figure in the list.

published on : 14th September 2021

2022 Punjab polls: Akali leader refuses to contest from seat announced by SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal on August 29 announced the names of three candidates for the 2022 assembly elections.

published on : 29th August 2021

Congress to contest 2022 Punjab polls under Amarinder Singh's leadership, says Harish Rawat

A section of Punjab Congress leaders expressed their resentment over Amarinder Singh to party high command.

published on : 25th August 2021

Five-member delegation of Punjab ministers to meet Congress High Command in New Delhi

Congress delegation includes five ministers -- Tript Rajinder Bajwa, Sukhjinder Randhawa, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, Charanjit Channi and Pargat Singh.

published on : 24th August 2021

More youths will be given tickets in 2022 Punjab polls: State Congress chief Navjot Sidhu

Sidhu also trained guns at the previous SAD-BJP regime accusing them of patronising mafias in Punjab.

published on : 15th August 2021

Amid reports of Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief, Manish Tewari tweets about 'composition of state'

Tewari in a tweet cited Punjab's demography and mentioned that Sikhs constitute 57.75 per cent of the population while Hindus and Dalits constitute 38.49 and 31.94 per cent respectively.

published on : 16th July 2021
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