Bhagwant Mann

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Punjab: 2-year-old, pulled out of borewell after 5 days, dies

11 Jun 2019

Punjab: 2-year-old, pulled out of borewell after 5 days, dies

A two-year-old boy from Punjab, who fell into a 150-feet deep borewell and remained stuck there for 109 hours, died on Tuesday morning.

Kejriwal's apology: AAP's Punjab unit is crisis; loses president, co-president

16 Mar 2018

Kejriwal's apology: AAP's Punjab unit is crisis; loses president, co-president

A day after AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal apologized to former Akali Dal minister Bikram Majithia for leveling "unfounded allegations," his party seems to be heading towards another internal strife.

After Kejriwal apologizes for 'defaming' SAD leader, Bhagwant Mann resigns

16 Mar 2018

After Kejriwal apologizes for 'defaming' SAD leader, Bhagwant Mann resigns

AAP leader Bhagwant Mann has resigned from the party after Arvind Kejriwal apologized to Bikram Singh Majithia, a former Akali Dal leader of Punjab, in a defamation case.

Parliament Day 8: House rocked by Kovind's speech, missing Indians

26 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 8: House rocked by Kovind's speech, missing Indians

The eight day of parliament was rocked by debates on Indians missing in Iraq, President Ram Nath Kovind's oath-taking speech and more.

MP- Amid high sentiments, debt-ridden farmer kills himself

15 Jun 2017

MP- Amid high sentiments, debt-ridden farmer kills himself

Amid high sentiments about farmers' issues in MP, a 42-year-old debt-ridden farmer of Balaghat committed suicide by consuming poison, the sixth in a week.

MP protest: Rs. 1cr compensation to farmers killed in firing

14 Jun 2017

MP protest: Rs. 1cr compensation to farmers killed in firing

A day after the MP government promised compensation of Rs. 1cr each to the families of the six farmers killed in police firing, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Mandsaur and handed over a cheque to one of them.

MP farmers protest- CM Chouhan breaks his fast for peace

11 Jun 2017

MP farmers protest- CM Chouhan breaks his fast for peace

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ended a one-day fast for restoring peace among farmers of the state.

AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

09 Jun 2017

AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

MP Police declared that no outsiders, including AAP leaders, will be allowed to enter violence-ravaged Mandsaur during the curfew relaxation hours.

MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

08 Jun 2017

MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

Rahul Gandhi was arrested at Neemuch under Section 151 while he was trying to enter violence-hit Mandsaur.

MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

08 Jun 2017

MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

MP's violent farmers' protests have swelled out of Mandsaur to at least six other districts. Vehicles, petrol pumps, shops and more were burnt. Rioting and stone-pelting were reported. Rail tracks were uprooted and roads blocked.

MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

07 Jun 2017

MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

The death toll in the MP farmers' agitation rose to five after police opened fire on protesters.

Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment

10 May 2017

Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment

Former AAP convenor in Punjab, Gurpreet Singh Waraich, aka Ghuggi quit the party after the appointment of Bhagwant Mann as the convenor of the party's Punjab wing.

Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

16 Mar 2017

Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

Captain Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Punjab alongside 9 cabinet ministers.

Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

13 Mar 2017

Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

Senior Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh is likely to become the next Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16. He said he will speak to Rahul Gandhi about forming a new government.

Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

11 Mar 2017

Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

The Election Commission has declared that the Congress has won 77 out of Punjab's 117 assembly seats getting the majority required to form the government.

EC: Capt. Amarinder can use personal lock at Lambi strong-room

09 Feb 2017

EC: Capt. Amarinder can use personal lock at Lambi strong-room

On Wednesday, the Election Commission stated that it is legally okay for Captain Amarinder Singh to put a personal lock on the strong room, where electronic voting machines (EVMs) of Lambi constituency have been kept.

Congress, AAP confident of victory in Punjab

06 Feb 2017

Congress, AAP confident of victory in Punjab

Both the AAP as well as the Congress expressed confidence that their campaigning was sufficient to oust the SAD-BJP from the state.

Goa: First-time women voters get pink teddy bears

05 Feb 2017

Goa: First-time women voters get pink teddy bears

Officials in Goa gave away 600 pink teddy bears to first-time women voters in the state.

Goa witnesses its highest voter turnout at 83%

04 Feb 2017

Goa witnesses its highest voter turnout at 83%

EC officials announced final voter turnout for polling in Punjab and Goa in their media brief.

So far, Goa voter turnout - 67%, Punjab - 48%

04 Feb 2017

So far, Goa voter turnout - 67%, Punjab - 48%

As of 3pm, Goa has recorded an overall voter turnout of 67%. In Punjab, the overall voter turnout is 48% (as of 2:30 pm).

Goa and Punjab go to polls to decide next CM

04 Feb 2017

Goa and Punjab go to polls to decide next CM

Goa and Punjab go to polls on February 4 as assembly elections begin in five states.

Kejriwal spends night at former Khalistani militant's house

30 Jan 2017

Kejriwal spends night at former Khalistani militant's house

Arvind Kejriwal stoked controversy after spending the night at the house of a former Khalistani militant in Moga, while campaigning in Punjab.

Arvind Kejriwal releases separate manifesto for the disabled in Punjab

19 Jan 2017

Arvind Kejriwal releases separate manifesto for the disabled in Punjab

A different manifesto of the party was released by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the differently-abled in Punjab.

AAP-Punjab elections: Bhagwant Mann fielded against Sukhbir Singh Badal

21 Nov 2016

AAP-Punjab elections: Bhagwant Mann fielded against Sukhbir Singh Badal

Arvind Kejriwal has fielded tainted AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to contest against Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal from Jalalabad constituency.

AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections

12 Sep 2016

AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections

The AAP released its 31 point Kisaan Manifesto, promising to continue the policies of free power, atta-dal, Shagun and pension schemes enacted by the SAD-BJP government.

Olympics Gold medallist sacked from police job

29 Aug 2016

Olympics Gold medallist sacked from police job

Gurmail Singh, an Arjuna Awardee and an Olympian Gold winner, was abruptly fired from his position in the Punjab Police.

Theft in TMC's office in Parliament

09 Aug 2016

Theft in TMC's office in Parliament

A sum of Rs.30,000 was reported missing from the Trinamool Congress office in the Parliament Complex.

AAP to have separate manifesto for SC Community

05 Aug 2016

AAP to have separate manifesto for SC Community

Eyeing victory in the 2017 Punjab Assembly Elections, AAP has proposed to come out with a separate manifesto for the Scheduled Caste community.

AAP releases first candidate list for 2017 Punjab elections

05 Aug 2016

AAP releases first candidate list for 2017 Punjab elections

The Aam Aadmi Party released its first candidate list for 19 constituencies for the upcoming 2017 Punjab state elections.