Punjab polls

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

Punjab polls: Samyukt Kisan Morcha warns parties against early campaigning

Says electioneering in Punjab well before polls will be seen as move against kisans

published on : 11th September 2021

Punjab farmers call all-party meet on polls

Will warn political parties not to enter villages campaigning for Assembly election

published on : 9th 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 reposes faith in Amarinder Singh, rebels seek Rahul audience

In a major jolt to four rebel ministers and nearly two dozen MLAs seeking the ouster of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the AICC on Wednesday reposed faith in the embattled leader. 

published on : 26th 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

No decision on tie-up with Shiromani Akali Dal (United) in Punjab: AAP

Raghav Chadha took on Twitter to make the clarification, tagging a report on a possible tie-up between the two parties ahead of the Punjab assembly polls next year.

published on : 25th July 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

Prashant Kishor in the mix as Congress ponders Punjab solution

The Congress is likely to come with amicable formula for Punjab this week as infighting within the state unit has not de-escalated.

published on : 13th July 2021

'Punjab wants change': Kejriwal to visit Amritsar on Monday

The visit comes ahead of the Assembly polls in Punjab next year.

published on : 20th June 2021

Factional war: Punjab CM, Sidhu likely to meet Sonia Gandhi on June 20

Sidhu is reportedly not keen on Deputy CM’s post and has insisted on the state Congress chief’s chair, which Amarinder has rejected, preferring instead a Hindu face.

published on : 18th June 2021
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