Election 2017

Congress, SAD, BJP face revolt on majority of seats in Punjab

By Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: The wide spread revolt in Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and BJP against allotment of party tickets to turncoats and outsiders has emerged a dominant factor in the Punjab elections. Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) too faced rebellion on some of the seats but it has emerged out of it due to early allotment of tickets.

Amarinder, Sidhu file nominations for Punjab assembly polls

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Taking the political battle right into the home turf of Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lambi assembly constituency in Muktsar district.

`Will cook Badal’s goose on his home turf,” says Capt Amarinder after filing nomination papers from Lambi

Punjab News Express
MALOUT : Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder on Wednesday took his battle against the Chief Minister to his home turf of Lambi with the filing of nomination papers and the promise to cook Parkash Singh Badal’s goose in his own backyard.

Chhina Files Nominations for LS amid `Show of Strength'

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal joint candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha by-election Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today filed the nominations amidst a heavy `show of strength'. He took a road show from Ranjit Avenue to district court where he filed the papers in presence of Union Steel, Mines and Employment Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, BJP and Akali leaders and workers in the tow.

59 nomination papers filed for different assembly constituencies in Amritsar

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: In the ongoing process of filing of nominations papers for assembly elections today, 59 more nominations have been filed by candidates of different political outfits here today.

SAD fields Gurpartap Tikka from Amritsar South

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal President and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced party candidate from the Amritsar south assembly segment.

14 candidates files their nomination in District Pathankot

Punjab News Express
PATHANKOT: Total 14 candidates of three constituencies, Pathankot, Sujanpur and Bhoa falling under Pathankot District files their nomination today on Tuesday.

BJP's powerful minister Anil Joshi declares huge property at under valued rates

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: BJP'S powerful cabinet minister in the Punjab Government has declares his huge assets purchased by him at Dharkala near Dalhousie falling near the Punjab border with Himachal Pradesh after becoming cabinet minister in Punjab. The propeties were purchased on October 8th 2013.

Gurpreet Waraich of AAP among 36 candidates who file their nominations in District Gurdaspur

Punjab News Express/Manan Saini
GIRDASPUR: Total 36 candidates of seven constituencies falling under District Gurdaspur file their nominations Today on Tuesday. Earlier on yesterday total 12 nominations can filed.

Subhash Chander Sharma PDP candidate from Sri Anandpur Sahib files nomination papers

Punjab News Express
SRI ANANDPUR SAHIB: Subhash Chander Sharma candidate of Punjab Democratic Party(PDP) from Sri Anandpur Sahib today filed his nomination papers in the office of SDM cum returning officer Mr.Rakesh Kumar Garg. He was accompanied by his family members and large number of supporters.

AAP will liberate people of Punjab from terror created by Badals: Kejriwal

Punjab News Express
ROPAR: Delhi Chief Minister and national convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal today while addressing a massive election rally here at Bela Chowk said that AAP would form the next government in Punjab with thumping majority as a strong undercurrent for change is flowing in the state.

16 nominations filed in Rupnagar district on January 17

Punjab News Express
Ropar: Total 16 candidates have filed their nominations on January 17 from three assembly segments of Ropar, Sri Anandpur Sahib and Chamkaur Sahib.

Sacrilege incidents started in Punjab only after advent of AAP in Punjab - Sukhbir Badal

Punjab News Express/Manan Saini 
GURDASPUR: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said incidents of sacrilege started in Punjab only after the entry of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the State and this was because AAP had entered into an unholy alliance with radical elements. 

Bikram Majithia will be in jail before April 15: Kejriwal

Kejriwal blames Amarinder Singh for back stabbing people of Punjab
Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and announced that Bikram Majithia infamous for his links with international drug dealers would be put in jail before April 15, 2017.

Captain Amarinder files nomination papers from Patiala to launch countdown to last electoral battle

Punjab News Express
PATIALA : Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday afternoon filed his nomination papers from the Patiala assembly constituency to launch the countdown to his last electoral battle.

Congress declares final list for Punjab polls

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Congress on Tuesday announced its final list of candidates for the Punjab assembly elections, naming three for the pending seats of Amritsar South, Mansa and Ludhiana East.

Beant’s daughter Gurkanwal rejoins Congress 2 days after quitting to join BJP

Punjab News Express
PATIALA : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday got a major jolt as Gurkanwal Singh, daughter of former Punjab chief minister and senior Congress leader Late Beant Singh, left the party just two days after joining it, and returned to to the Congress fold.

Congress forms alliance with Samajwadi Party for UP polls

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Congress party on Tuesday said it will contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in alliance with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party.

Bolaria gets Amritsar South, Manju Bansal from Mansa, Sanjiv Talwar to fight Ludhiana East

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Indian National Congress has cleared the final list of nominees from the three pending seats of Amritsar South, Mansa and Ludhiana East.

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