After facing a defeat in the Punjab Assembly elections, Punjab leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held a meeting on Monday (March 21) at Jalandhar and claimed that “total control over AAP’s Punjab unit by leaders from the Centre” was the main reason behind the party’s poor performance in the state.
Just held 2017 Punjab assembly election has not proved a different game from what RSS brand nationalism played on the demographically polarized chessboard of other northern Indian states that went to polls simultaneously.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reportedly chosen Dakha MLA Harwinder Singh Phoolka as leader of Aam Aadmi Party's legislators in Punjab.
Counting of votes for Punjab State Assembly Elections was held on March 11, 2017 in which Congress party had a surprising victory with a clear majority of 77 seats out of total 117 seats.
Captain Amarinder Singh was on Sunday unanimously elected the new leader of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) in Punjab, after which he formally met the governor to stake claim to government formation, thus clearing the decks for him to be sworn in as the new chief minister of the state.
A copy of election manifesto of the Congress party for Punjab state assembly elections 2017 is being shared here for the information of readers/visitors of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).
Capt Amarinder thanks Punjab people, Congress high command & workers for massive victory Formal election as CLP leader in Chandigarh tomorrow, to meet Rahul Gandhi soon on cabinet formation.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) chief and Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal today managed to retain his seat Jalalabad constituency.
The Congress party returned to power in Punjab after counting of votes for Punjab assembly elections were held today.
Congress party's rebel and Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Bholath constituency has won with a margin of 8,202 votes.
Aam Aadmi Party candidate Amarjit Singh Sandoa has won Rupnagar (Ropar) constituency with a margin of over 23 thousand votes.
In a high stakes electoral battle Shiromani Akali Dal Badal chief Sukhbir Badal is leading the Jalalabad Constituency at the time of writing this news (10:20 am).
At the time of writing this news, trends from 105 constituencies were available of which Congress was leading on 55 seats, while SAD (Badal)-BJP was leading on 26 seats (SAD Badal 21, BJP 5).
Polling for Punjab State Assembly elections were held on February 04, 2017. The counting of votes is being carried out on March 11, 2017.
Counting of votes for state assembly elections held in five regions of the subcontinent namely- Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa will begin today at around 8 am.
With only few hours remaining the counting for the vote for Punjab state assembly election, 2017 that were contested on over 117 seats shall begin on 11th Mar
SAD (Badal)-BJP alliance in Punjab is facing a crushing defeat, two exit polls predicted on Thursday but were divided on whether the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party would form the next government.
Exuding optimism of his party sweeping the Punjab assembly polls with around 65 seats, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday claimed there had been a clear swing in favour of the Congress in the last 48 hours before poll.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday (Feb. 14) appealed to Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Punjab to completely restrict any sort of activity within the compound where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are stored in the state.
A Punjab Police constable found guilty of laxity was suspended on Sunday when an Aam Adami Party (AAP) candidate from the Phillaur assembly segment Saroop SinghNext Page »