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Dalit Sikhs in Punjab unite to press NOTA in final phase of Lok Sabha election, say community has lost faith in govts
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Dalit Sikhs in Punjab unite to press NOTA in final phase of Lok Sabha election, say community has lost faith in govts

Landless Dalit labourers in Punjab's Malwa region have decided to press the NOTA button when the 13 constituencies of Punjab go to polls on 19 May to protest against the failure of successive governments to ensure proper implementation of the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Rules, 1964

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Congress wins 77 seats; Amarinder Singh to be next CM
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Congress wins 77 seats; Amarinder Singh to be next CM

After a long-drawn electoral battle which saw politicians attacking each other on issues like corruption and drug addiction, Congress won 77 out of the 117 seats that went for poll in Punjab

Punjab Election Results 2017: Here's how Congress demolished SAD-BJP and AAP
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Punjab Election Results 2017: Here's how Congress demolished SAD-BJP and AAP

The result for the Punjab Assembly election 2017 is finally out after a bitter political battle between parties which involved mud-slinging, allegations.

Punjab Election 2017: Congress should nurture regional leaders like Amarinder, not rely on Rahul
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Punjab Election 2017: Congress should nurture regional leaders like Amarinder, not rely on Rahul

In his entire political life, Rahul Gandhi must have made just one wise decision — that of letting Captain Amarinder Singh lead the Congress in Punjab.

Punjab Assembly Election 2017 Results: Captain Amarinder Singh set to be chief minister as Congress roasts BJP-SAD, AAP
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Punjab Assembly Election 2017 Results: Captain Amarinder Singh set to be chief minister as Congress roasts BJP-SAD, AAP

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, 89, led in his Lambi seat over his rivals Amarinder Singh (Congress) and Jarnail Singh (AAP).

Punjab Election 2017: Captain Amarinder Singh likely to be chief minister of the state
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Punjab Election 2017: Captain Amarinder Singh likely to be chief minister of the state

Less than a day remains before the results for the Punjab Assembly election 2017 are declared and we find out how accurate the exit polls were.

Punjab Election 2017: Will Bhagwant be AAP's Mann of the match in the state?
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Punjab Election 2017: Will Bhagwant be AAP's Mann of the match in the state?

Bhagwant Mann is no laughing matter. The former comedian could prove to be the joker in the pack in Punjab.

Punjab Election 2017: State's fading prosperity is fuelling unemployment and worker unrest
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Punjab Election 2017: State's fading prosperity is fuelling unemployment and worker unrest

Of all protests by government employees across India in 2015, one-third took place in Punjab.

Punjab Election 2017: How a potential victory for AAP will change national politics
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Punjab Election 2017: How a potential victory for AAP will change national politics

An electoral victory in Punjab could provide the AAP with an expedient political armour and facilitate its entry onto a larger stage nationally.

Punjab election 2017: Lambi leads chart in top battles as Badal, Amarinder lock horns
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Punjab election 2017: Lambi leads chart in top battles as Badal, Amarinder lock horns

It couldn't have gotten bigger than this. For the first time in Punjab's political history, two stalwarts of two mainline political parties are headed for a face-off in the 4 February Assembly elections.

Punjab Election 2017: EC issues prohibition orders for 48 hours from Thursday evening
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Punjab Election 2017: EC issues prohibition orders for 48 hours from Thursday evening

The Election Commission on Wednesday issued extensive guidelines to the District Election Officers to ensure prohibition during a period of 48 hours.

Punjab Election 2017: Sending farmers abroad, Guardians of Governance and other poll promises
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Punjab Election 2017: Sending farmers abroad, Guardians of Governance and other poll promises

In Punjab, where politicians are either trying to utilise or defend themselves from anti-incumbency, some of these poll promises really stand out.

Punjab's drug abuse menace: Politicians are distorting facts, presenting half-truths
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Punjab's drug abuse menace: Politicians are distorting facts, presenting half-truths

One of the key issues, if not the most important one, dominating the discussions around this year's Punjab Assembly election is that of drug abuse.