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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 32 Nominations Filed on the Third Day in Punjab

On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.

EC Issues Notice to Bibi Khalra for Referring to Guru Granth Sahib as ‘Manifesto’

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has reportedly issued a show-cause notice to Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra for saying in an interview that the values enshrined in Guru Granth Sahib were her manifesto.

AAP Cries Foul Over Assigning Election Duties to Punjabi University Teachers

Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Punjab Assembly has lodged a written complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer pointing out the involvement/ interference of Patiala district dispensation, allegedly involving some politically influential teachers of the Punjabi University, Patiala owing allegiance to certain political outfits, asking them to performing election duties in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

Dal khalsa said the BJP’s choice of Hindutva terror face –Pragya Thakur, as their candidate for Bhopal parliamentary seat is a clear case of double standards of the Modi government on terrorism.

‘Responsible for Beadbi Incidents’: Sikh Groups Announce Boycott of SAD (B)-BJP

A report in The Indian Express (IE) notes that various Sikh organisations of Punjab have announced that they will “boycott” SAD-BJP this election. They said that SAD (Badal) was a party connected with the beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib while BJP is its ally.

AAP Fields Bibi Baljinder Kaur from Bathinda Seat for Lok Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its official nominee from Bathinda parliamentary constituency segment for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Sukhbir Badal Fields Bibi Jagir Kaur from Khadoor Sahib for Lok Sabha

SAD (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, has fielded former SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur as its candidate for Lok Sabha elections from the Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra Among 7 Candidates Fielded by Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA)

The Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) yesterday announced human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra’s wife Paramjit Kaur Khalra and sitting MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi in the first list of seven candidates.

Anandpur Sahib seat witnessed triangular contest; Chandumajra beats Congress and AAP candidates

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (May 16, 2014): Anandpur Sahib seat witnessed a triangular fight in Lok Sabha Elections 2014. Prem Singh Chandumajra of Punjab's ruling party, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) won the contest by securing 3,47,394 votes.

Two Manpreet Badals are contesting from Bathinda; Namesake Manpreet is Sukhbir’s trick: PPP Chief

Bathinda Lok Sabha constituency is going to witness intense election contest as People's Party of Punajb (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal has joined hands with the opposition Congress party to take on Shiromani Akali Dal Badal heavyweight Harsimrat Badal.

Simarjit Bains (L) - Manpreet Ayali (R) - [ File Photo ]

Badal Dal candidate Manpreet Ayali caught in tape row; Allegedly threatened Govt. officials

According to certain medai reports Manpreet Ayali allegedly threatened a government official saying: “tussi lokan di churi tight kar deyanga, je tussi kisse ne vi Bains da kamm kita...” [(We) shall tight your nuts, if any one of you did any of Bains' work].

Aam Aadmi Party has annouced 12 Lok Sabha candidates for Punjab; Bathinda awaits

Ludhiana, Punjab (March 29, 2014): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has annouced 12 Lok Sabha candidates for Punjab. The state has 13 Lok Sabha seats. AAP is yet to annouce it's candidate from Bathinda.

10th list of Candidates by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP); No fresh announcement from Punjab

New Delhi, India (March 24, 2014): It is learnt that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released 10th list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections. t contains 22 candidates, taking the overall total of candidates declared to 339. AAP has made no fresh announcement from Punjab.