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AAP Creates History in Punjab, Ousts Congress; Mann To Become Next CM

CHANDIGARH: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sprang a surprise by registering a landslide victory in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday, ousting the Congress party from yet another state. As per the Election Commission of India (ECI), the AAP was set to win 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab legislative assembly. AAP leader Bhagwant Mann, …

On Ground: Majithia Says Not Fighting Sidhu But Channi & Co On Amritsar Vikas; Seeks Respect For Bihar & UP

AMRITSAR: With only less than 30 hours left for campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls to end, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former state minister Bikram Singh Majithia is leaving no stone unturned in pushing his case against his political rival cricketer-turned politician and Congress candidate Navjot Singh Sidhu at one of the hotly …

In Pathankot’s Bhagwal Village, 2016 Terror Attack Victim’s Family Awaits For The Govt To Fulfill Promises

Pathankot (Punjab): It’s been six years since Ikaagar Singh, a taxi driver, was brutally killed by Pakistan terrorists on the fateful night of January 1, 2016. His children are still awaiting for the government to fulfil its promise of proper education for them and to build a memorial gate in his village. The promise was …

If Voted To Power, Will Clear 1 Lakh Jobs For Youth On Day1: Channi

CHAMKAUR SAHIB(PUNJAB): Poll promises are getting intense across party lines as the election fever peaks in Punjab. Making it clear that youth is its focus, Congress CM candidate and present Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, said that if Congress is voted to power in the state again, his first task on the first day …

GROUND REPORT: In Lambi, SAD’s Patriarch Prakash Singh Badal Faces Tough Test Again

LAMBI (PUNJAB): Even as Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch Prakash Singh Badal has remained undefeated from Lambi assembly constituency since 1997, this time he is facing a stiff challenge on his home turf from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress . Locals here say they want a change this time but Badal’s loyalists remain …

Conspiracy To Humiliate PM Modi Was Led At Channi Office: SAD’s Majithia

CHANDIGARH: Soon after getting interim bail from Punjab and Haryana High Court, senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia accused Punjab chief minister Charanjit Channi of using police and his close men to humiliate Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ferozepur, saying he stands exposed after “using and throwing” even the DGP-rank officer Siddhartha Chattopadhya. …

Punjab raids across India to find Badal’s in-law, Centre issues LoC against him

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police are raiding at least 16 locations across India to trace Bikram Majithia, the brother-in-law of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal even as the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a look out circular (LOC). Majithia is likely to be arrested if he doesn’t surrender or joins the investigation in Mohali …