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Ranjit Singh Commission report may derail SAD in 2019 LS polls, will hand Congress and AAP major boost
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Ranjit Singh Commission report may derail SAD in 2019 LS polls, will hand Congress and AAP major boost

The Ranjit Singh Commission report has indicted then chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in a matter attached to the sentiments of Sikhs in Punjab.

After Alka Lamba, AAP leader Sanjay Singh offers to resign, cites Punjab and MCD rout are reasons
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After Alka Lamba, AAP leader Sanjay Singh offers to resign, cites Punjab and MCD rout are reasons

Punjab unit chief and one of the top AAP leaders Sanjay Singh tendered his resignation to party convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday.

MCD Election 2017 Results: AAP leadership at odds over whether or not to blame EVM for loss
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MCD Election 2017 Results: AAP leadership at odds over whether or not to blame EVM for loss

The AAP leadership has blamed Electronic Voting Machines for the party's poor show in the Punjab assembly election and the MCD polls, but not many in the party are ready to buy this claim

Aam Aadmi Party lost in Punjab because of weak leadership, not naming CM candidate: Bhagwant Mann
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Aam Aadmi Party lost in Punjab because of weak leadership, not naming CM candidate: Bhagwant Mann

Daggers are out in the Aam Aadmi Party's Punjab unit, with MP Bhagwant Mann slamming the party leadership for the drubbing it received in the recent state Assembly elections

Punjab Assembly polls: Election Commission asks AAP to introspect on result rather than make allegations
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Punjab Assembly polls: Election Commission asks AAP to introspect on result rather than make allegations

The EC on Sunday hit out at the AAP for levelling "unfair" allegations of EVM-tampering and asked it to introspect on the reasons for its defeat in the Punjab polls, a response described as "unfortunate" by the party.

AAP terms EC's statement on EVM tampering in Punjab unfortunate, challenges its credibility
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AAP terms EC's statement on EVM tampering in Punjab unfortunate, challenges its credibility

The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday termed the Election Commission's statement on EVM tampering "unfortunate". The EC has asked the party to file an election petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court if it wanted to verify the votes cast in the Punjab Assembly polls with the paper trail data.

Punjab: Amarinder Singh sworn-in as CM as Congress returns to power after a decade
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Punjab: Amarinder Singh sworn-in as CM as Congress returns to power after a decade

Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh, who led the Congress to victory in Punjab after a gap of 10 years, was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief minister in Chandigarh.

'Born Congressman' Navjot Singh Sidhu had the last laugh in the Punjab Assembly polls
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'Born Congressman' Navjot Singh Sidhu had the last laugh in the Punjab Assembly polls

There are times when it is difficult to comprehend what Navjot Singh Sidhu is saying. And then, there are times when he wins a seat by over 42,500 votes.

Captain Amarinder Singh sworn-in as Punjab CM, Navjot Singh Sidhu becomes cabinet minister
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Captain Amarinder Singh sworn-in as Punjab CM, Navjot Singh Sidhu becomes cabinet minister

Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief minister of Punjab in Chandigarh.

Assembly Election 2017: 140 of 690 newly-elected MLAs face serious criminal charges
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Assembly Election 2017: 140 of 690 newly-elected MLAs face serious criminal charges

There has been a decrease in the number of members of legislative assembly (MLAs) with criminal records in Uttar Pradesh (UP), Punjab and Goa of the five states that elected new state governments, according to our analysis of data compiled by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an advocacy.

Arvind Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering during Punjab polls, says AAP votes shifted to SAD-BJP
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Arvind Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering during Punjab polls, says AAP votes shifted to SAD-BJP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged that poll tampering took place during the Punjab elections to ensure that AAP is kept out of the state.

Assembly Elections Results 2017: Winners, losers and where they fought the state polls
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Assembly Elections Results 2017: Winners, losers and where they fought the state polls

The map helps to locate the closely contested seats in all the five states that went for elections in February-March.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh to take oath as chief minister on 16 March
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh to take oath as chief minister on 16 March

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 16 March.

Punjab Election Result 2017 highlights: Amarinder meets Governor, oath-taking ceremony on 16 March
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Punjab Election Result 2017 highlights: Amarinder meets Governor, oath-taking ceremony on 16 March

Punjab, which witnessed a triangular contest in the assembly polls, could be in for a neck-and-neck fight between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh says Special Task Force will curb drug menace in state
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Amarinder Singh says Special Task Force will curb drug menace in state

Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday asserted that his government will form a 'Special Task Force' to curb the drug menace in Punjab.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Day after defeat Parkash Singh Badal resigns as chief minister
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Day after defeat Parkash Singh Badal resigns as chief minister

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday submitted his resignation to Governor V P Singh Badnore following his party's defeat in the assembly polls.

Assembly Election Results 2017: Narendra Modi becomes the BJP's Indira Gandhi
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Assembly Election Results 2017: Narendra Modi becomes the BJP's Indira Gandhi

The five state Assembly elections are more evidence of the great Indian divide. India is today split into two sharp camps: Pro-Narendra Modi and anti-Narendra Modi.

Punjab Election 2017: Only six women MLAs in newly formed Assembly, down from 14 in 2012
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Punjab Election 2017: Only six women MLAs in newly formed Assembly, down from 14 in 2012

Only six of the 81 women candidates managed to secure a place in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, merely five percent of the House's strength.

Congress has turned into a party of patron managers, needs to clear deadwood: Ex-MP Sandeep Dikshit
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Congress has turned into a party of patron managers, needs to clear deadwood: Ex-MP Sandeep Dikshit

In the wake of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election results declared on 11 March, a former Congress MP from East Delhi, Sandeep Dikshit, signalled signs of dissent

Assembly Election 2017: After Punjab and Goa debacle, Arvind Kejriwal must rein in his national ambitions
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Assembly Election 2017: After Punjab and Goa debacle, Arvind Kejriwal must rein in his national ambitions

Is it the end of the pan-Indian ambition of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party? If it isn't, it should be.