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Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: AAP Announces Another List Of Contestants

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

Punjab assembly elections are slated to be held between February and March next year. The AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has announced list of 15 more candidates taking the party’s list of total contestants to 88.

Bikram Singh Majithia Approaches High Court For Anticipatory Bail

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A Mohali court on December 24 had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Majithia.


Two Policemen Condemn Sidhu's 'Make A cop Wet His Pants' Remark

He said this remark was not against any 'thanedar' but against the whole police force. "I want to say to Sidhu Sahib that we are not cowards.

Arvind Kejriwal Puts Out Congratulatory Tweet Over Winning Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Elections

Dec 27, 2021 PTI

Aam Aadmi Party's 14/35 seat victory in Chandigarh Municipal Corporation polls is described by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal as a 'sign of the ensuing change in Punjab' which will go to assembly polls early next year.


Chandigarh Municipal Polls: AAP Emerges Leading Party; Party’s Damanpreet Singh Defeats BJP Mayor

Chandigarh Municipal Polls: In a setback to the ruling BJP, sitting mayor and party candidate Ravi Kant Sharma was defeated by AAP's Damanpreet Singh.

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26 December, 2021

22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

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Talking to reporters here, farmer leader Harmeet Singh Kadian said the Samyukt Samaj Morcha has been set up for fighting the Punjab polls due early next year.


25 December, 2021

'Sacrilege' Bids, Bomb Blast Aimed At Disturbing Punjab's Peace: Kejriwal

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A bomb had exploded in the Ludhiana district courts complex on Thursday, killing one and injuring six, prompting the Punjab government to declare a high alert in the state.


25 December, 2021

Punjab Farmers: 22 Farm Organizations Announce Political Front, To Contest 2022 Assembly Polls

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All the 22 farm organizations were a part of the umbrella organization Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) which spearheaded the year-long protest against Centre's three farm laws.


24 December, 2021

Enough Evidence Against Majithia; Won't Spare Those Involved In Drug Racket: Channi

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Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.


24 December, 2021

Centre's help sought in bomb blast case: Punjab CM

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Channi said he had spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah hours after the explosion and that the Centre has dispensed teams to Punjab to investigate the case.


24 December, 2021

Kejriwal slams Punjab govt over sacrilege, drugs cases

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The Delhi chief minister, who is on a visit to Punjab, also called the drug case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia a “political stunt”.


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24 December, 2021

Brahmpura rejoins Akali Dal

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Brahmpura was expelled from the SAD in 2018 after he raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership.


21 December, 2021

Ex-Punjab minister Bikram Majithia booked in drugs case, SAD alleges ‘political vendetta’

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The FIR was registered Majithia under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act at Mohali on Monday. The SAD dubbed the move as “political vendetta”.


20 December, 2021

Sacrilege Incident: Hang The Culprits In Public, Says Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu

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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said the sacrilege attempts in Punjab are part of the conspiracies hatched to disturb peace in the state.


18 December, 2021

Captain Amarinder Singh Slams CM Channi After Pakistani Drone Spotted Near Border

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Mocking CM Charanjit Singh Channi for doing Bhangra at an event earlier this week, Captain Amarinder Singh asked him to advice his Home Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa to 'get active'.


18 December, 2021

Farmer Leader And SKM Member Gurnam Chaduni Floats Political Outfit To Fight Punjab polls

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Farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni on Saturday floated his political party Sanyukt Sangharsh Party and said it will contest the next year Punjab assembly polls.


17 December, 2021

Congress Invites Applications From Ticket Aspirants For Punjab Assembly Polls

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Each worker will be involved and will be given responsibility, he added. Sidhu said tickets would be allotted on the basis of merit.


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17 December, 2021

Captain Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress Formally Announces Alliance With BJP

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Right ahead of the Punjab Assembly Polls 2022, Captain Amarinder Singh formally announced a seat adjustment with the BJP. BJP’s Punjab election in-charge Gajendra Singh Shekhawat also confirmed it.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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