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Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit
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Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit

In just five years, the extended family of Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal has grown its wealth enormously. Did the family use its poiltical clout to further its business prospects?

Parkash Singh Badal sworn in as Punjab CM
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Parkash Singh Badal sworn in as Punjab CM

Leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) Parkash Singh Badal has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Punjab for a record fifth term.

Parkash Singh Badal to be Punjab CM on 14 March
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Parkash Singh Badal to be Punjab CM on 14 March

All speculation over leadership was firmy put to rest when the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) unanimously elected Badal as its Legislature party leader.

SAD-BJP lose vote share, Congress gains in Punjab
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SAD-BJP lose vote share, Congress gains in Punjab

The vote percentage of SAD fell by 2.34 percent whereas its ally BJP's vote percentage dropped by 1.15 percent.

Punjab 2012 Results: Amarinder Singh retains Patiala
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Punjab 2012 Results: Amarinder Singh retains Patiala

List of winners so far from the Punjab State Assembly elections.

Live election results: SP, Akali Dal celebrate, national parties introspect
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Live election results: SP, Akali Dal celebrate, national parties introspect

The BJP is doing extraordinarily well in Uttar Pradesh, while the BSP looks as though it is getting routed.

I don't believe in exit polls projections: Amarinder
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I don't believe in exit polls projections: Amarinder

Exuding confidence that Congress will win 70-plus seats in the 117-member Punjab assembly, PCC President Amarinder Singh today ridiculed the claims of exit poll surveys.

Punjab: SAD-BJP set to buck anti-incumbency mood
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Punjab: SAD-BJP set to buck anti-incumbency mood

According to a CSDS survey, the vote share of the party is likely to dip four percent.

Punjab sees record 77% voting, Uttarakhand 70%: Report
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Punjab sees record 77% voting, Uttarakhand 70%: Report

The high voter turnout in Punjab can also mean that both Congress and the Akali-BJP alliance have mobilised their bases well.

Punjab registers 65% votes, Uttarakhand 70%
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Punjab registers 65% votes, Uttarakhand 70%

Brisk polling was today witnessed in the elections to the assemblies of Punjab and Uttarakhand that were by and large peaceful.

Congress will form next Punjab govt: Amarinder Singh
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Congress will form next Punjab govt: Amarinder Singh

The former Punjab chief minister attacked the Akali Dal-BJP alliance and said that the state has failed to develop under the regime.

Around 45 percent polling till 2 pm in Punjab
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Around 45 percent polling till 2 pm in Punjab

Around 45 percent of the 1.76 crore electorate today exercised their franchise till 1400 hours in Punjab to elect the 117-member state Assembly.

Amarinder Singh casts his vote with entire family
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Amarinder Singh casts his vote with entire family

Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh along with his family members today cast his vote in Patiala for elections to the 117-member state assembly.

Cong, Akali Dal slug it out in Punjab; BJP hopes to retain U'khand
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Cong, Akali Dal slug it out in Punjab; BJP hopes to retain U'khand

The Congress has realised the importance of winning Punjab and Uttarakhand and is leaving no stone unturned.

Punjab CM almost missed out on his vote!
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Punjab CM almost missed out on his vote!

Parkash Singh Badal almost left the booth without voting until someone helped him figure out how the electronic voting machine worked.

How much samajwad is there in Samajwadi Party, asks Kejriwal
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How much samajwad is there in Samajwadi Party, asks Kejriwal

Firstpost caught up Team Anna member, Arvind Kejriwal about poll strategy, the response of voters and to understand how crucial this campaign is for the movement demanding a Jan Lokpal bill.

Badals' future under a cloud as voting begins in Punjab
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Badals' future under a cloud as voting begins in Punjab

The Badals of the Akali Dal will have to fight history, their own cousin, and the law of anti-incumbency to retain power this time. Seems unlikely.

Ten percent polling in Punjab till 10 am
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Ten percent polling in Punjab till 10 am

The fate of 1078 candidates, including two Chief Ministerial aspirants Parkash Singh Badal and Amarinder Singh in fray for 117 assembly seats, will be sealed today.

Sukhbir, Amarinder trade charges against each other
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Sukhbir, Amarinder trade charges against each other

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal claimed that the Congress will face its worst-ever defeat in tomorrow's assembly polls and it will mark the end of the political career of former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.