Punjab polls

AAP govt ignored panel suggestions on excise policy to gain unfair advantage in Punjab polls: BJP

Addressing a press conference here, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the Delhi government handed over wholesale liquor business to private players despite the expert panel recommending against it.

published on : 24th August 2022

Lone woman among 10 ministers to be inducted in Punjab cabinet on Saturday

Bhagwant Mann put out a picture giving names of the 10 party MLAs who will be sworn-in. They include Harpal Singh Cheema, second-time legislator from Dirba and the party's Dalit face.

published on : 18th March 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

Bhagwant Mann to resign as MP on Monday

The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in the Nawanshahr district.

published on : 13th 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

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

Upbeat over BJP's win in four states, party MLAs attend assembly session in saffron attire

Some of the BJP MLAs expressed confidence that the saffron wave will also sweep Jharkhand in the next assembly polls.

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
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