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Punjab ex-CM Amarinder Singh condemns hanging Khalistan flags at HP Assembly gate
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Punjab ex-CM Amarinder Singh condemns hanging Khalistan flags at HP Assembly gate

Khalistan flags were found tied to the main gate of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

Attack on party spokesperson shows poor law and order situation in Punjab, says Captain Amarinder Singh
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Attack on party spokesperson shows poor law and order situation in Punjab, says Captain Amarinder Singh

Sandeep Gorsi was attacked by over a dozen people while he, along with his wife, was sitting in his office on Lawrence Road, Amritsar

BJP’S move in Chandigarh sets the cat among the Opposition pigeons
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BJP’S move in Chandigarh sets the cat among the Opposition pigeons

Keep in mind, the demand to implement Central service rules for Chandigarh employees had been pending for nearly 25 years. But it took a master strategist like Amit Shah to turn a demand into an opportunity

'Congress will never learn', Amarinder Singh hits back after party blames him for Punjab rout
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'Congress will never learn', Amarinder Singh hits back after party blames him for Punjab rout

Singh, who was unseated from the post of chief minister last year, asked the Congress 'who is responsible for its poor performance in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur'

Assembly election results 2022: A look at how chief ministers, past and present, performed in the polls
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Assembly election results 2022: A look at how chief ministers, past and present, performed in the polls

On Thursday, Yogi Adityanath grabbed headlines with a historic win. But not all chief ministers had a reason to celebrate. Pushkar Singh Dhami in Uttarakhand and Charanjit Singh Channi in Punjab had to taste defeat; they even lost their seats

Punjab Election Result: Amarinder Singh accepts defeat in Assembly polls, congratulates AAP on victory
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Punjab Election Result: Amarinder Singh accepts defeat in Assembly polls, congratulates AAP on victory

The former CM congratulated the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its CM face Bhagwant Singh Mann "for an emphatic victory in the elections"

2022 Assembly poll results: AAP wins Punjab, test of ‘Delhi Model’ comes now
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2022 Assembly poll results: AAP wins Punjab, test of ‘Delhi Model’ comes now

Arvind Kejriwal was smart enough to focus purely on poll strategy. So, the ‘Delhi Model’ came into play with an emphasis on education, health and power. This is what the youth in Punjab wanted to hear

Broom vroom: Here’s why the Arvind Kejriwal-led party is winning big in Punjab
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Broom vroom: Here’s why the Arvind Kejriwal-led party is winning big in Punjab

Early trends suggest a massive win for the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab. From 20 out of 117 seats in 2017 to close to 90 in 2022, it is seeing a meteoric rise, leaving the traditional parties – Congress and SAD – far behind. What has changed?

Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh attacks Channi over nephew's arrest in illegal sand mining case
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Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh attacks Channi over nephew's arrest in illegal sand mining case

The former Punjab CM said that Channi claims to be a poor man even after his nephew Bhupinder Singh was arrested by the ED last month. The agency said that Singh received Rs 10 crore for facilitating mining operations

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Have quit electoral politics, but will remain with Congress, announces Sunil Jakhar
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Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Have quit electoral politics, but will remain with Congress, announces Sunil Jakhar

Only a few days ago, Jakhar had claimed that 42 MLAs wanted him to be the chief minister of the state after the unceremonious exit of Amarinder Singh last year

Punjab Assembly elections: Charanjit Singh Channi, a strategic CM face for Congress to secure Dalit votes
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Punjab Assembly elections: Charanjit Singh Channi, a strategic CM face for Congress to secure Dalit votes

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday opted for the incumbent chief minister over Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying ‘Punjab needs leader who can understand poor'

Punjab: 42 MLAs wanted me to be CM after Amarinder's exit, says Congress' Sunil Jakhar
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Punjab: 42 MLAs wanted me to be CM after Amarinder's exit, says Congress' Sunil Jakhar

Jakhar's nephew Sandeep Jakhar is contesting the Punjab assembly polls as a Congress candidate from the Abohar seat

Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh predicts 'abysmal' defeat for Navjot Sidhu from Amritsar East
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Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh predicts 'abysmal' defeat for Navjot Sidhu from Amritsar East

He also dubbed as a 'farce' Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's announcement that the party's chief ministerial face will be decided with inputs from the ground

Punjab polls: Imran requested me to induct 'old friend' Sidhu in Cabinet, claims Amarinder
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Punjab polls: Imran requested me to induct 'old friend' Sidhu in Cabinet, claims Amarinder

Singh said he removed Navjot Singh Sidhu from the Cabinet because he was incompetent, incapable and totally useless

Punjab polls: BJP to contest 65 seats, Captain Amarinder Singh's PLC gets 37 seats, says JP Nadda
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Punjab polls: BJP to contest 65 seats, Captain Amarinder Singh's PLC gets 37 seats, says JP Nadda

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced his newly-formed Punjab Lok Congress' first list of 22 candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state

Punjab polls: 'Won't let Sidhu win, has no brains', says Amarinder Singh; releases first list of PLC candidates
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Punjab polls: 'Won't let Sidhu win, has no brains', says Amarinder Singh; releases first list of PLC candidates

Amarinder Singh's newly-launched PLC is jointly contesting the 20 February Punjab Assembly polls in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and SAD (Sanyukt)

Many in Punjab Congress want Charanjit Channi to be CM face for upcoming Assembly polls
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Many in Punjab Congress want Charanjit Channi to be CM face for upcoming Assembly polls

The Congress high command has so far maintained that the party will fight the February 20 elections to the 117-member assembly under a "collective leadership"

Punjab Assembly elections: Here's why EC decided to push polling date to 20 February
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Punjab Assembly elections: Here's why EC decided to push polling date to 20 February

The Election Commission's announcement came after Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and others asked to delay the polls on account of Guru Ravidas Jayanti on 16 February

How Arvind Kejriwal has best chance to emerge on national scene and challenge BJP
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How Arvind Kejriwal has best chance to emerge on national scene and challenge BJP

With his politics that is decidedly leftist and populist, even if Arvind Kejriwal cannot break into leading the Opposition in 2024, he could be very well positioned by 2029

Amarinder Singh urges Centre to work with Pakistan to allow pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib with Aadhaar card
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Amarinder Singh urges Centre to work with Pakistan to allow pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib with Aadhaar card

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government decided to re-open the Kartarpur corridor from 17 November. It was closed in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic