punjab elections

BJP releases first list of 34 candidates for Punjab polls

The party has given representation to all sections of society and the first list included 12 persons from farmer families, nine from Scheduled Castes, and some professionals.

published on : 21st January 2022

As Channi mulls legal options against Kejriwal, Amarinder attacks Punjab CM

The incumbent government has been exposed as a "suitcase di sarkar" after the recent ED raids that unearthed crores of rupees from the chief minister's kin, he said in a statement.

published on : 21st January 2022

'People of Punjab want change': Mann reacts after AAP fields him from Dhuri seat

Mann was declared as the AAP's chief ministerial candidate for Punjab Assembly polls on January 18 by party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal.

published on : 20th January 2022

Congress seeks EC's intervention over ED raids against Punjab CM's relative

The Congress leaders said the raids against Channi's relative are in violation of the EC's directives to the finance ministry and other probe agencies to ensure a level-playing field in the polls.

published on : 20th January 2022

Punjab assembly polls: BSP releases list of 14 candidates

The Mayawati-led party has tied up with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the Punjab assembly elections.

published on : 20th January 2022

Congress unlikely to name CM face for Punjab polls

On Monday, Congress tweeted a video from its official handle projecting Channi as the next CM.

published on : 20th January 2022

Punjab minister Brahm Mohindra bats for Channi as CM face

The local bodies minister said the Congress Party had set the tradition of declaring its chief ministerial candidate ahead of the elections in 2012 and 2017.

published on : 19th January 2022

Punjab polls: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha declares 17 more candidates

Prem Singh Bhangu said the Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) has announced 57 candidates so far and the rest will be announced in the next two or three days.

published on : 19th January 2022

ED raids: Opposition hits out at Channi; Congress backs Punjab CM

Earlier, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said ED raids had become the BJP's favourite weapon as it had things to hide.

published on : 19th January 2022

Traditional parties looted Punjab, only AAP can ensure prosperity, says Mann

He said the AAP "government" will implement a 'pro-Punjab Financial Model' to make the state prosperous and deliver corruption-free rule.

published on : 19th January 2022

'Channi aam aadmi nahi, baiman aadmi hai': Kejriwal attacks Punjab CM amid ED raids

Kejriwal made the comment as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the premises linked to the Channi's nephew and others as part of a money laundering probe against "sand mafia".

published on : 19th January 2022

Making Bhagwant Mann CM face reflects AAP's 'bankruptcy', says Sukhbir Badal

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader also called Mann as a "dummy face", alleging that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal would be the "real face" of the AAP in the state.

published on : 18th January 2022

Punjab polls: Former Army chief Gen JJ Singh joins BJP

General J J Singh is the second Army chief after Gen V K Singh who has joined the BJP.

published on : 18th January 2022

EC orders transfer of two DCs, seven IGPs, eight SSPs in poll-bound Punjab

Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S Karuna Raju said the EC has appointed Girish Dayalan as DC-cum-DEO of Ferozepur, while Vineet Kumar will hold the post in Bathinda.

published on : 18th January 2022

'They will not succeed': Channi flays ED raids in Punjab ahead of polls

Premises linked to Bhupinder Singh alias Honey, a relative of Channi, were covered under the ED raids as part of a money laundering probe against the "sand mafia" and companies.

published on : 18th January 2022
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