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Punjab Assembly Election 2022

Congress Releases 1st List Of Candidates For Punjab, Sidhu To Contest From Amritsar East

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

As Congress released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections, Navjot Singh Sidhu finds himself contesting from Amritsar East and CM Charanjit Singh Channi from Chamkaur Sahib.

Charanjit Singh Channi Says Congress Should Declare Next Punjab CM Candidate

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Current Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, suggested that Congress should declare the next Chief Ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.

Sonu Sood's Sister Joins The Congress Party In Punjab

Sood's sister joined the party in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Sidhu.

Supreme Court Sets Up Special Panel To Probe Into Modi's Security Breach In Punjab

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On January 5, the Prime Minister’s convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur after which he returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event, including a rally.

PM Security Lapse: Central Team Interrogate 13 Top Punjab Cops Including DGP-ADGP

The officers were interrogated in a BSF camp in Ferozepur by a three-member committee constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs after an incident of a lapse in PM's Modi's security in Punjab on Wednesday.

07 January, 2022

PM Modi’s Punjab Visit ‘Not Just Security Breach But Also Criminal Conspiracy’: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi


Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said ‘the deliberate criminal negligence during the visit of the world's popular and admired leader Narendra Modi has made the Congress a cowardly conspiracy clan’.

05 January, 2022

Congress Targets PM Modi Over Ferozepur Rally Deferral In Punjab


PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit was cut short on Wednesday after a ‘major security lapse’, as he was stranded on a flyover for 20 minutes, due to a blockade by protesters. It prompted MHA to seek an immediate report from the state government.

04 January, 2022

BJP Is The Only Party That Can Take Care Of Punjab's Security: Captain Amarinder Singh


Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh also claimed his party’s alliance with the BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal-Sanyukt for the next year’s Assembly polls is in the national and state's interest.

26 December, 2021

'SKM Not Contesting Any Election; Not Joining Politics': Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait


Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made his comment in context of farmers’ organisations creating a political front to contest upcoming Punjab elections scheduled in February.

25 December, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Promises To Resolve Issues Of Anganwadi And Asha Workers If AAP Comes Into Power In Punjab

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Kejriwal urged anganwadi and ASHA workers to unite to ensure formation of an AAP government in Punjab, which will solve all their issues.

08 December, 2021

AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Cries Foul Play Over SAD chief Sukhbir-Punjab CM Channi's Plot To Arrest Akali Leader Majithia

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Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.


02 December, 2021

"This Dark-Complexioned Man Doesn't Make False Promises": Kejriwal Retorts Back To Channi

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Alluding to AAP, Punjab CM Channi had said "kale angrez" are trying to take over Punjab after "chitte angrez" (British) were ousted from the country.         

02 December, 2021

CM Channi Calls His Governance "Changi Sarkar" That Delivers On Promises

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"I am not 'ailaanjeet' (one who only makes announcements). I am 'vishwasjeet' (one who has won people's trust)": Charanjit Singh Channi.

19 November, 2021

With Farm Laws Being Repealed, BJP Hopes To Recover Crucial Ground In Punjab, Pacify The Ire Of Jats In Western UP Before Assembly Elections

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BJP leaders said, that the decision of the repeal shows the party's genuine efforts to win over the Sikhs, who joined by sections of Jat farmers in Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh have been in the vanguard of the over-a-year-long protests against these laws, in the border state of Punjab where the party and former chief minister Amarinder Singh have highlighted security concerns and alleged attempts by pro-Khalistan elements and Pakistan to fuel disaffection.

30 September, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Promises 'Pind Clinics' Across Punjab, Free Healthcare In Bid To Woo Voters

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If voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state next year, Kejriwal outlined 'six guarantees' related to the healthcare that the party would ensure for citizens.

19 September, 2021

In Probable List Of Punjab CM Contenders, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Says ‘Never Hankered After Posts’

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A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.

19 September, 2021

Mystery Continues Over New Punjab CM; CLP Meeting Deferred

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The Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting was slated at 11 am on Sunday, however it has been deferred.


27 July, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Meets Amarinder Singh With 5 Demands From Punjab Government

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‘Punjab needs a stern, decisive, inclusive and compassionate leadership to fulfil genuine demands of every Punjabi,’ Navjot Sidhu stated in a letter he handed over to Amarinder Singh

Photo Gallery

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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