Articles about Punjab Elections

Ten AAP MLAs sworn in as ministers in Punjab cabinet

19 Mar 2022

Politics
Ten AAP MLAs sworn in as ministers in Punjab cabinet

Ten MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took oath as cabinet ministers in the newly-elected Punjab government induction ceremony on Saturday.

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as CM on March 16

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Bhagwant Mann to take oath as CM on March 16

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann is set to take oath as Punjab's Chief Minister on March 16 at Khatkar Kalan, freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's native village near Nawanshahar.

#PunjabElections: Sonu Sood stopped from entering polling-booth; actor's car confiscated

20 Feb 2022

Entertainment
#PunjabElections: Sonu Sood stopped from entering polling-booth; actor's car confiscated

Actor Sonu Sood—whose sister Malvika Sood is contesting the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections from Moga—was barred from entering a polling booth on Sunday.

Punjab Election 2022: Voting for 117 assembly seats underway

20 Feb 2022

India
Punjab Election 2022: Voting for 117 assembly seats underway

Voting for 117 seats in the Punjab Assembly Election 2022 began at 8 am on Sunday.

Punjab CM Channi, singer Moosewala booked for violating poll code

19 Feb 2022

Politics
Punjab CM Channi, singer Moosewala booked for violating poll code

The Punjab Police has lodged a case against the state's Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress candidate Sidhu Moosewala—also a popular Punjabi singer—for violating the model code of conduct in Mansa district on Friday.

'World's sweetest terrorist': Arvind Kejriwal reacts to separatist allegation

18 Feb 2022

Politics
'World's sweetest terrorist': Arvind Kejriwal reacts to separatist allegation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday hit back at his political rivals for accusing him of supporting separatism in Punjab.

Before Punjab elections, Channi's nephew sent to 14-day judicial custody

11 Feb 2022

India
Before Punjab elections, Channi's nephew sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court in Punjab on Friday sent Bhupinder Singh "Honey" to judicial custody for 14 days in a case of illegal sand mining.

Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

05 Feb 2022

Politics
Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed the party on Saturday, a day after his name was left out of the star campaigners list for the Punjab elections.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Kejriwal of destruction of peace

02 Feb 2017

Politics
Rahul Gandhi accuses Kejriwal of destruction of peace

On Thursday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi accused AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal of assisting in the destruction of Punjab's peace.

101 candidates contesting Punjab elections face criminal charges

30 Jan 2017

Politics
101 candidates contesting Punjab elections face criminal charges

Poll watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has stated that as many as 101 assembly-elections candidates in Punjab are facing criminal charges.

Capt. Amarinder to be Congress chief ministerial face in Punjab

27 Jan 2017

Politics
Capt. Amarinder to be Congress chief ministerial face in Punjab

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi declared Capt. Amarinder Singh as Congress's chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming Punjab assembly elections.

Sidhu join Congress, Gurkanwal Kaur joins BJP

15 Jan 2017

Politics
Sidhu join Congress, Gurkanwal Kaur joins BJP

Navjot Singh Sidhu joined Congress today, after his meeting with Rahul Gandhi a short while ago.

Chhotepur floats his own party in Punjab

02 Oct 2016

Politics
Chhotepur floats his own party in Punjab

AAP Punjab's former convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur announced the formation of his new political party called the Apna Punjab Party.