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Punjab Lok Congress announces first list of 22 candidates; Amarinder to contest from Patiala (Urban), Ex-SAD-MLA Farzana from Malerkotla

The PLC leader said all these candidates have strong political credentials and are well-known faces in their respective constituencies. There is one woman among the candidates. 

published on : 23rd January 2022

CPM rules out poll tie-up with TRS

Party says KCR has failed on various fronts such as filling job vacancies, giving Dalits lands

published on : 23rd January 2022

Mayawati calls Congress 'votekatuwa', urges people not waste vote on grand old party

BSP chief Mayawati termed the Congress as a party which divides the opposition votes against the BJP, and urged voters to ignore it.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Arvind Kejriwal says ED may arrest Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain ahead of Punjab elections

Kejriwal added that he would welcome the Modi government to send ED and CBI and even arrest anyone they wanted but his party would be unafraid.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Goa polls: Hit hard by defections, Congress makes its candidates take pledge of party loyalty before God

The Congress took all its 34 candidates in a special bus to a temple, a church as well as a dargah in the state and made them take the 'anti-defection' pledge.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Parties field Punjabi singers, bank on their popularity to woo voters

With Punjabi pop culture witnessing a heady rise, political parties believe that fielding popular singers will pull in crowds and connect them with the people.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Retired Colonel Vijay, brother of late CDS Bipin Rawat, not to contest Uttarakhand Assembly polls

Col Vijay Rawat said even CDS Bipin Rawat, who died in a helicopter crash, was very passionate about serving the people of Uttarakhand from outside politics.

published on : 23rd January 2022

More than 300 seats, says Amit Shah as he hits the ground running in Kairana

Union Home Minister and senior BJP poll strategist Amit Shah on Saturday hit the ground in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh by launching a door-to-door campaign in Kairana.

published on : 23rd January 2022

UP elections: Minority community gets major share in BSP’s second list of candidates

The candidates declared in the second list include 23 from the Muslim community, 10 from Scheduled Castes, 12 from OBC, two Brahmins and four others.

published on : 23rd January 2022

It’s official, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to contest from Karhal

SP general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav made a formal announcement that the SP chief would contest the upcoming election from Karhal seat in Mainpuri.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Jammu & Kashmir parties mislead youth: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

The home minister reiterated that assembly elections in J&K will be held after the completion of the ongoing delimitation process and statehood will be restored once the situation becomes normal.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Caste aside in Punjab electoral politics

Punjab has the largest density of Scheduled Caste population in the country, over 33% are spread across the state as per the 2011 census.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Congress survey says AAP gaining fast in Punjab

The assessment also showed that the AAP was expected to gain in the Malwa region and that would help in the party balancing the party’s performance in the other two regions of Majha and Doaba.

published on : 23rd January 2022

In Uttar Pradesh, BJP’s leaders know only love

Yogi Adityanath, the politician dressed in saffron, is well known for his ambition to replace Narendra Modi as the BJP’s prime ministerial nominee.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Election Commission extends ban on rallies, roadshows till January end

EC allows relaxation from Jan 28, Feb 1 for meetings for Phase 1, 2 polls

published on : 23rd January 2022
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