Congress heavyweights Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu along with former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh are all heading towards defeats in the face of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s triumph in the northern state which went to polls last month.
Amritsar: Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party is putting up a strong show in Punjab as it is leading in 82 seats as counting of vote for the Assembly polls is currently underway, slowly inching towards coming to power in the state.
Fatehgarh Sahib/Punjab/IBNS: Ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh was removed from his post because he did not agree to provide free electricity to the poor.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over a 2014 incident in which, the former said, his helicopter was held up in Punjab as "Yuvraj" (prince-a remark that Modi often refers to Rahul) was flying to Amritsar.
Chandigarh/UNI: Categorically denying the statement made by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa regarding Capt Amarinder Singh not being the Chief Minister face in Punjab, Union Minister and the state's election co-incharge Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said the decision will be taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board.
New Delhi/UNI: The distribution of seats among the allies of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was finalised on Monday for the Punjab Assembly elections.
Chandigarh: Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Wednesday confirmed he has tested COVID-19 positive.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the state assembly elections.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's first outing in his battle with ex-party Congress met with disappointment after he failed to successfully back his loyalist and Patiala Mayor, Sanjiv Sharma Bittu.
Chandigarh: Congress MP Preneet Kaur, who is former Punjab Chief Amarinder Singh's wife, has been asked by party leadership in the state to explain reports of her "anti-party" activities failing which disciplinary action would be taken against her by the party.
Chandigarh/IBNS: In a fresh salvo at the Congress, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday said Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is now suppressing his party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu's voice.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will contest the Punjab Assembly polls scheduled next year from his home turf, Patiala, media reports said.
New Delhi: Ex-Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday welcomed PM Narendra Modi and his government's decision to repeal the three farm laws that had triggered protests by farmers for the past several months.
Chandigarh/UNI: Rejecting the Punjab government resolution moved in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday against the proposed move of the Centre to extend the operational jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) from 15 kms to 50 kms, former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked the state government not to politicise the issue of national security for petty partisans ends and motives.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has said he will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday over the three contentious farm laws which have stirred prolonged protest against the Centre.