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Punjab polls: No cake-walk for Badals this time (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   1:26 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) With the Punjab assembly polls turning into a three-horse race for the first time, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and deputy, Sukhbir Singh Badal, face the most serious electoral challenge of their careers. View More..

Congress declares final list for Punjab polls

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   2:32 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday announced its final list of candidates for the Punjab assembly elections, naming three for the pending seats of Amritsar South, Mansa and Ludhiana East. View More..

Congress ups ante in Punjab polls; Amarinder to fight against Badal

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   3:04 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) Enthused by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joining the party, a fired up Congress on Monday announced that its state president Amarinder Singh would take on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the latter's traditional assembly seat of Lambi. View More..

Sidhu joins Congress, calls it 'new inning' (Evening Lead)

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   7:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Calling it "a new inning" in politics, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday finally joined the Congress after a meeting with its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here. View More..

Punjab polls: Will 'Rahu kaal' end for Congress?

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   10:46 am
Although two opinion polls have given different findings about which party will be the winner in Punjab, conventional wisdom is that the ruling Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine will have a hard time overcoming the anti-incumbency factor. View More..

BJP, Congress announces candidates for Goa, Punjab polls (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   10:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Goa's ruling BJP and opposition Congress on Thursday declared their first lists of candidates for the February 4 Assembly polls. View More..

BJP releases list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   12:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The BJP on Thursday released its first list of 17 candidates for the Punjab assembly elections on February 4. View More..

Congress promises to end Punjab drugs menace within a month

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   5:56 pm
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress has promised that, if elected in the forthcoming Punjab assembly elections, it would eliminate the drugs menace in the state within four weeks. View More..

Kejriwal attacks Congress over its Punjab poll manifesto

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   4:48 pm
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress over its Punjab manifesto, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked if the party had ever kept its promises in other Congress-ruled states. View More..

You fighting me, not Badals? Kejriwal asks Amarinder

    Updated On : Dec 29,2016   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IAN) In a rebuttal to Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said he is not contesting the state assembly polls, so "your challenge is hollow". View More..

Congress releases second list of Punjab nominees, drops two MLAs

    Updated On : Dec 23,2016   7:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Congress on Friday released the second list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. View More..

Congress releases second list of nominees for Punjab polls

    Updated On : Dec 23,2016   4:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Congress on Friday released the second list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. View More..

Second list of Congress nominees for Punjab polls ready

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   11:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress on Tuesday finalised 25 more candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab, said an informed source. View More..

AAP appeals for donations, volunteers for Goa, Punjab polls

    Updated On : Dec 17,2016   8:42 pm
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday appealed to the general public to donate their time and money ahead of the Goa and Punjab polls. View More..

Amarinder, Manpreet in Congress first list for Punjab polls

    Updated On : Dec 15,2016   9:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday released its much-awaited first list of 61 candidates for the coming Punjab assembly elections, with state Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh picked for the Patiala seat. View More..

Amrinder, Manpreet in Congress first list for Punjab polls

    Updated On : Dec 15,2016   8:14 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh and former Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal are among the 61 candidates announced by the party on Thursday in its first list for the upcoming assembly elections. View More..

Punjab polls contest between Congress, AAP: Amarinder

    Updated On : Dec 11,2016   7:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the contest in the 2017 assembly elections in the state will be between his party and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), as four AAP leaders joined the Congress. View More..

No differences, Congress list for Punjab polls next week: Amarinder

    Updated On : Dec 11,2016   6:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Denying any differences with the Congress high command over the selection of candidates for the 2017 Punjab assembly elections, state Congress President Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the list will be out next week. View More..

Amarinder, Badal predict wins in Punjab polls, berate Kejriwal

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   10:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh and state Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday predicted result of the state polls, took potshots at each other but seemed united in attacking Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP. View More..

PMO, Jung targeting Sisodia: Kejriwal

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   8:30 pm
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Prime Minister's office and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung plan to arrest Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia just before Punjab polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday. View More..