January 23, 2022 10:36 (IST)
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Channi will lose election: Arvind Kejriwal

Chandigarh/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Friday claimed that his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi will lose the assembly election from his Chamkaur Sahib constituency.

Bhagwat Mann AAP's Punjab CM face, announces Kejriwal

Chandigarh/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday formally named Bhagwat Mann as his party's Chief Ministerial face in Punjab for the upcoming assembly elections.

BJP welcomes deferral of Punjab polls

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab BJP President Ashwani Sharma on Monday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to postpone the polling day to Feb 20 in the state, in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

Congress MLA Luv Kumar Goldy joins Punjab Lok Congress

Chandigarh/UNI: Senior Congress leader and two-time MLA from Garhshankar Luv Kumar Goldy on Monday joined former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress along with his supporters including sarpanches, members of municipal council and block samitis.

Punjab: CM Channi's brother to contest as independent from Bassi Pathana

Chandigarh/UNI: Dr Manohar Singh, brother of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, has officially announced to contest as an independent candidate from Bassi Pathana (SC) seat.

Channi, Siddhu among 86 candidates announced in Cong Punjab list

Chandigarh/UNI: The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 86 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. 

Arvind Kejriwal pitches Bhagwat Mann's name for AAP's Punjab CM face

New Delhi/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday sought suggestions from voters on the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in Punjab, saying while he wanted Bhagwat Mann to take the top job, the latter wanted the people of the state to decide the issue.

PM Modi security lapse: No breach but plot, says HP CM Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla/UNI: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday said that Narendra Modi's rally was not cancelled due to any security lapse at Ferozepur in Punjab but it was sheer conspiracy against the Prime Minister under a planned manner.

Retired Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra to head panel probing PM security breach

New Delhi/IBNS: Retired Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra will be heading the panel formed by the top court to probe into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach in poll-bound Punjab that has triggered political ramifications, media reports said.

"Cheap comment": Kiren Rijiju condemns actor Siddharth's tweet on Saina Nehwal's post

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju spoke out in support of badminton star Saina Nehwal against a sexist tweet by actor Siddharth on her post condemning the recent security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Punjab where his convoy had to wait on a flyover for 20 minutes due to a protest on his route.

Sonu Sood's sister Malvika joins Congress in poll-bound Punjab

Chandigarh/IBNS: Actor-philanthropist Sonu Sood's sister Malvika Sood on Monday joined the Congress a month ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, which will be a litmus test for the grand old party's relevance in Indian politics.

Supreme Court-appointed panel to probe PM Modi's security breach

New Delhi/IBNS: A high level committee appointed by the Supreme Court will probe Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab that has led to a war of words between the government and opposition Congress, which rules the poll-bound northern state, media reports said.

V K Bhawra assumes charge as Punjab Director General of Police

Chandigarh/UNI: 1987-batch IPS officer Viresh Kumar Bhawra on Saturday assumed the charge of Punjab Director General of Police (Head of Police Force).

Viresh Kumar Bhawra appointed as Punjab DGP

Chandigarh:  The Punjab government has appointed Viresh Kumar Bhawra as the new Director General of Police.

Assembly polls: EC announces voting dates for five states, counting of votes to take place on Mar 10

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh will vote in seven phases from Feb 10 to Mar 7 to elect a new Assembly,   Election Commission of India said on Saturday.