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Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way
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Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way

The greater participation of retail investors in the stock market is likely to stem a huge fall even if the BJP's performance does not meet the expectation

Punjab Election 2017: AAP's Bhagwant Mann might be enough to sway voters away from Sukhbir Singh Badal
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Punjab Election 2017: AAP's Bhagwant Mann might be enough to sway voters away from Sukhbir Singh Badal

So, the AAP has pitted its most popular local leader against Sukhbir. The Congress too has asked Bittu, son of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh and current Ludhiana MP, to join the fray. With Mann in the fray, liquor naturally becomes the talking point.

Punjab Assembly Election 2017: AAP's CM candidate will be from the state, clarifies Arvind Kejriwal
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Punjab Assembly Election 2017: AAP's CM candidate will be from the state, clarifies Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the next Chief Minister of Punjab will be from Punjab if the AAP wins the assembly election

Punjab Assembly Election 2017: Arvind Kejriwal to launch 'Ghar bachao' campaign against drug menace
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Punjab Assembly Election 2017: Arvind Kejriwal to launch 'Ghar bachao' campaign against drug menace

Kejriwal's campaign will make people aware on how to save families from the ill-effects of drugs and show solidarity with the families whose only breadwinners fell prey to the greed of drug peddlers.

2017 Punjab Assembly election: Local court frames charges against Arvind Kejriwal, 2 others
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2017 Punjab Assembly election: Local court frames charges against Arvind Kejriwal, 2 others

A local court today framed charges against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal and its leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashish Khetan in a criminal defamation case filed by Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Reaction to Modi's demonetisation move shows how it has upset upcoming elections
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Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Reaction to Modi's demonetisation move shows how it has upset upcoming elections

Thanks to demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, the upcoming assembly elections in UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa will also test political parties and their candidates on if or not they can deliver without distributing cash

AAP, Cong meet EC team fearing 'misuse' of state machinery; SAD seeks less waiting period
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AAP, Cong meet EC team fearing 'misuse' of state machinery; SAD seeks less waiting period

In separate meetings with Chief Election Commisioner, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party expressed apprehension about misuse of state machinery in Punjab Assembly polls, while and Siromani Akali Dal sought lesser gap between election announcement and polling

Fourth Front formed by Dharamvir Gandhi in Punjab; will contest 2017 Assembly polls
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Fourth Front formed by Dharamvir Gandhi in Punjab; will contest 2017 Assembly polls

With Assembly elections just a few months away, the national and regional parties of Punjab were handed a tough opponent on Sunday with the coming together of all splinter groups, smaller regional forums, fronts and political parties

Navjot Singh Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab will not be a political front, will be open for alliance
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Navjot Singh Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab will not be a political front, will be open for alliance

Sources close to Sidhu have said that he is not interested in contesting polls as he does not want to divide the "anti-incumbency" vote

Arvind Kejriwal's Punjab plan contains a lot for farmers, but the loan waiver idea is problematic
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Arvind Kejriwal's Punjab plan contains a lot for farmers, but the loan waiver idea is problematic

The kisan has returned to become the mascot, hope and trump card for Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal in crucial 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab respectively

AAP vs all: Arvind Kejriwal makes political equations bizarre in Punjab
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AAP vs all: Arvind Kejriwal makes political equations bizarre in Punjab

Give it to Arvind Kejriwal. The chattering may have reduced him to a subject of ridicule, but his name still resonates well among the masses.

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Pargat, Bains launch Awaaz-e-Punjab, lambast Kejriwal's 'intent'
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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Pargat, Bains launch Awaaz-e-Punjab, lambast Kejriwal's 'intent'

Addressing his first press conference after launching his Awaaz-e-Punjab party, Navjot Singh Sidhu began his monologue in Punjabi, in Chandigarh

AAP's implosion: Arvind Kejriwal's Punjab dream is slowly turning into a nightmare
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AAP's implosion: Arvind Kejriwal's Punjab dream is slowly turning into a nightmare

As Arvind Kejriwal's party gears up for the Punjab Assembly Election in 2017, in the hope of repeating its good run like during the Delhi Assembly polls, skeletons keep tumbling out of its closet with AAP leaders bumbling and struggling to put out fires everywhere.

Ousted from AAP, party rebels may form grand front ahead of Punjab Assembly polls
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Ousted from AAP, party rebels may form grand front ahead of Punjab Assembly polls

Indications from Punjab suggest that the rebels who had either been ousted or suspended from the AAP may join hands

Suspended AAP MP Dharamvira Gandhi floats new front in Punjab
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Suspended AAP MP Dharamvira Gandhi floats new front in Punjab

Asked if he will resign from the AAP, Gandhi said, "they can throw me out but I will not resign as MP,".

Navjot Singh Sidhu is only psychological boost in Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal will remain a force
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Navjot Singh Sidhu is only psychological boost in Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal will remain a force

Sidhu’s entry into the AAP will, at best, work as an added psychological booster in favour of AAP and a further demoralising blow to the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on the other.

AAP MLA Naresh Yadav granted bail in Quran desecration case
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AAP MLA Naresh Yadav granted bail in Quran desecration case

Yadav was arrested by the Punjab Police on 24 July on the charges of planning the sacrilege of the holy Quran in Malerkota.

I quit Rajya Sabha because I was told to stay away from Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu
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I quit Rajya Sabha because I was told to stay away from Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Following a week of speculation since Navjot Singh Sidhu announced his decision to resign from Rajya Sabha (after only two months), the cricketer-turned-politician broke his silence on his decision, addressing the media just before noon on Monday.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's RS exit is BJP's third major jolt in three months
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Navjot Singh Sidhu's RS exit is BJP's third major jolt in three months

Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is known for dishing out some of the most incisive idioms, told reporters that in a war between right and wrong, you can’t afford to be neutral. Sidhu doesn’t his mince words.

BJP left Navjot Sidhu with no choice, his quitting shouldn't surprise anyone
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BJP left Navjot Sidhu with no choice, his quitting shouldn't surprise anyone

Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from Rajya Sabha was hardly surprising. If anything, the only real surprise was that he accepted a BJP nomination to the Rajya Sabha in the first place.