Over 80 Per Cent Punjab Legislators Millionaires

Over 80 Per Cent Punjab Legislators Millionaires

Mar 16,2017 , 09:08 AM IST | National
 With over 80 per cent millionaires and the average assets of each newly-elected MLA in Punjab amounting to Rs. 11.78 crore, the new state assembly is quite a millionaires' club.
Amarinder Singh, new Punjab CM, to take oath on March 16

Amarinder Singh, new Punjab CM, to take oath on March 16

Mar 12,2017 , 08:40 PM IST | National
After guiding Congress to a thumping victory in the state Assembly polls, senior party leader Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16.
Punjab exit polls: SAD-BJP to face resounding defeat; Cong-AAP neck-to-neck

Punjab exit polls: SAD-BJP to face resounding defeat; Cong-AAP neck-to-neck

Mar 10,2017 , 10:06 AM IST | National
The by-poll to Amritsar seat was necessitated after Amarinder Singh resigned in protest against the Apex court's verdict on the SYL canal
No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

No one voted for BJP in Punjab polls: Mamata

Feb 17,2017 , 04:41 PM IST | National
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suggested the BJP that it should manage its own house as "no one" had voted for it in the Punjab elections.
Punjab, Goa go to Assembly polls today

Punjab, Goa go to Assembly polls today

Feb 04,2017 , 03:21 AM IST | National
Archrivals BJP and Congress will battle it out in the electoral arena when polls are held in Punjab and Goa on Saturday, with Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, debuting in assembly elections in the two states seeking to play a spoilsport for the two major contenders to power.
Modi trying to get AAP de-registered, alleges Arvind Kejriwal

Modi trying to get AAP de-registered, alleges Arvind Kejriwal

Feb 03,2017 , 05:15 PM IST | National
Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday mounted a stinging offensive against Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of voting in Punjab and Goa assembly polls, calling him a "shameless dictator" and alleged that he was trying to get Aam Aadmi Party deregistered.
In Punjab, jobless youth take a chance with anti-establishment party AAP

In Punjab, jobless youth take a chance with anti-establishment party AAP

Feb 03,2017 , 09:47 AM IST | National
Twenty seven-year-old Rupinder Kaur Ruby is a political novice but her message is clear: jobs for young people.Grabbing the microphone, the law student tells a few hundred supporters in a dusty village square in the northwest Indian state of Punjab that the ruling parties have failed them.
Slugfest over drugs, deras, doles & Badals

Slugfest over drugs, deras, doles & Badals

Jan 27,2017 , 02:34 AM IST | News Analysis
History doesn't offer any clues to the outcome of Punjab polls. Geography makes it even more confusing. Caught between time and place are the four Ds drugs, deres, doles and dhakkapolitics of the election scheduled for 4th February.
83 Crores Cash, 7 Lakh Litre Of Liquor Seized In Poll-Bound States

83 Crores Cash, 7 Lakh Litre Of Liquor Seized In Poll-Bound States

Jan 22,2017 , 07:05 PM IST | National
Over Rs. 83 crore cash, 7 lakh litres of liquor worth Rs. 12.65 crore and narcotics valued at Rs. 10.30 crore have been seized, mostly from Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, by Election Commission-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in the five poll-bound states.
CBI scared of Manish Sisodia, says Arvind Kejriwal

CBI scared of Manish Sisodia, says Arvind Kejriwal

Jan 19,2017 , 10:06 PM IST | National
A day after the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to probe irregularities in the 'Talk to AK' campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed the agency is scared of the Deputy CM.
Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East

Jan 18,2017 , 06:29 PM IST | National
Two days after joining the Congress, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination from Amritsar East seat on Wednesday.
Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Jan 11,2017 , 10:02 PM IST | National
Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for comparing the Congress party symbol 'Hand' with the hands of Guru Nanak, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday described the analogy as "shocking in the extreme and unpardonable".  
Arvind Kejriwal to launch 'Ghar bachao' campaign in Punjab

Arvind Kejriwal to launch 'Ghar bachao' campaign in Punjab

Jan 10,2017 , 09:07 PM IST | National
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a 'Ghar Bachao Muhim' (Save Home Campaign) in Punjab to encourage people "to stand