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Explained: Why former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar has been removed from all Congress positions
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Explained: Why former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar has been removed from all Congress positions

The Congress' disciplinary action against Sunil Jakhar came for his purported anti-Dalit remarks against former Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi

ED questions former Punjab CM Channi in money laundering case linked to sand mining
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ED questions former Punjab CM Channi in money laundering case linked to sand mining

Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh was arrested in this case by the agency days before the 20 February Punjab Assembly polls

How AAP’s Bhagwant Mann is following in the footsteps of Congress and BJP by co-opting Bhagat Singh
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How AAP’s Bhagwant Mann is following in the footsteps of Congress and BJP by co-opting Bhagat Singh

Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann has urged people to wear basanti turbans and dupattas to his oath-taking ceremony at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of Bhagat Singh

Punjab polls: Sunil Jakhar slams Channi as liability, says 'his greed' let to Congress defeat
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Punjab polls: Sunil Jakhar slams Channi as liability, says 'his greed' let to Congress defeat

While Jakhar took a dig at Rajya Sabha MP Ambika Soni, who had proposed the name of Channi as the chief minister of Punjab, Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Congress scripted its own defeat in the Assembly polls

AAP’s Bhagwat Mann stakes claim to form government in Punjab; to be sworn in on 16 March
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AAP’s Bhagwat Mann stakes claim to form government in Punjab; to be sworn in on 16 March

Mann told reporters outside the Raj Bhawan that he handed over a letter of support of his party MLAs to Governor Banwarilal Purohit who accepted it

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

Charanjit Singh Channi: Star for 111 days, Dalit leader now back to humdrum politics
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Charanjit Singh Channi: Star for 111 days, Dalit leader now back to humdrum politics

Channi, who appeared to come from nowhere to centre stage for about four months, is now headed back to relative obscurity after losing from both Chamkaur Sahib and Bhadaur

Punjab Election Results: CM Charanjit Singh Channi loses both seats to AAP candidates
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Punjab Election Results: CM Charanjit Singh Channi loses both seats to AAP candidates

Channi lost the Bhadaur seat to Labh Singh Ugoke. In Chamkaur Sahib, he was defeated by AAP's Charanjit Singh by a margin of 7,942 votes

Punjab polls: Coalition among two or three parties likely in case of hung Assembly, says Amit Shah
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Punjab polls: Coalition among two or three parties likely in case of hung Assembly, says Amit Shah

In an exclusive interview, home minister said that he is positive that BJP has put forth a strong challenge in Punjab

Punjab Assembly polls: People disappointed in Sidhu, dislike his coarse words, says Congress MP
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Punjab Assembly polls: People disappointed in Sidhu, dislike his coarse words, says Congress MP

Gurjeet Singh Aujla also pointed out that despite Sidhu himself being a star campaigner, Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi had to takeover campaigning on his Assembly seat to vouch for him

Assembly elections 2022:  EC orders action against political bigwigs for poll code violations; what you need to know
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Assembly elections 2022: EC orders action against political bigwigs for poll code violations; what you need to know

While Arvind Kejriwal and Sukhbir Singh Badal were pulled up for making videos containing 'false allegations', the Punjab chief minister was sent a notice for campaigning after the stipulated period

Punjab Elections 2022 Updates: Over 63.44% voter turnout across state till 5 pm
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Punjab Elections 2022 Updates: Over 63.44% voter turnout across state till 5 pm

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 Voting Live News Updates: Polling underway at the state’s 117 seats spread across 23 districts where over 2.14 crore voters will decide the fate of 1,304 candidates, including 93 women

Punjab assembly polls: 'Vote for one who answers fearlessly,' Rahul Gandhi to voters
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Punjab assembly polls: 'Vote for one who answers fearlessly,' Rahul Gandhi to voters

The former Congress chief urged people of Punjab to vote for the 'progressive future' of the state. Voting for all 117 Assembly seats is taking place today in Punjab

Punjab Assembly polls 2022: Smiles attempt to mask disunity within in the final hour of Punjab campaign
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Punjab Assembly polls 2022: Smiles attempt to mask disunity within in the final hour of Punjab campaign

The Congress campaign was scheduled to end with a joint rally by Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu, but all they could manage was a brief joint appearance to release the party manifesto on the last day of campaigning

Punjab polls: How Charanjit Singh Channi’s parochialism is in line with Rahul Gandhi’s ‘union of state’ vision
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Punjab polls: How Charanjit Singh Channi’s parochialism is in line with Rahul Gandhi’s ‘union of state’ vision

The latest hijab agitation, which the Congress backs along with some Islamic organisations, is yet another example of this strategy

Amit Shah assures Charanjit Channi of probe into AAP's 'links with separatist outfit SFJ'
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Amit Shah assures Charanjit Channi of probe into AAP's 'links with separatist outfit SFJ'

Earlier, the Punjab chief minister had written to the home minister alleging that the banned organisation Sikhs for Justice is in touch with AAP and that it had supported the party in the 2017 Assembly elections as well

Manish Tewari laments ‘UP-Bihari bhaiya’ controversy, says it is similar to race issue in US
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Manish Tewari laments ‘UP-Bihari bhaiya’ controversy, says it is similar to race issue in US

The Congress leader was reacting to the row that broke out when Charanjit Singh Channi had said that people of Punjab should not let ‘bhaiyas’ of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar enter the state

Charanjit Channi clarifies 'bhaiyas of UP, Bihar, Delhi' remark, Priyanka Gandhi says comment 'misconstrued'
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Charanjit Channi clarifies 'bhaiyas of UP, Bihar, Delhi' remark, Priyanka Gandhi says comment 'misconstrued'

The Punjab chief minister, in a video on Twitter, said that his statement was bent out of meaning and that it was directed at a few people who were allegedly causing ‘disruption’ in the state

'Nonsense': Nitish Kumar slams Channi over 'keep UP, Bihar bhaiyas out of Punjab' comment
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'Nonsense': Nitish Kumar slams Channi over 'keep UP, Bihar bhaiyas out of Punjab' comment

The Punjab chief minister made the remarks while Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was standing beside him, on 16 February. Channi's comments were seemingly aimed at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal