Elections highlights: Charanjit Channi declared Congress' CM face for Punjab
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will shortly announce the party's chief ministerial face for Punjab, with incumbent CM Charanjit Singh Channi and state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu in the fray. Also today, the BJP was scheduled to release its manifestos for Uttar Pradesh and Goa; however, the programme was postponed due to the demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away in Mumbai at the age of 92.
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Feb 06, 2022 10:45 PM IST
Congress announcement of Channi as CM face for Punjab 'victory of sand mafia': Sukhbir Singh Badal
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday termed Congress' announcement of naming Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming polls as the "victory of sand mafia."
"It's the victory of the sand 'mafia'. Their CM face is a sand 'mafia'," news agency ANI quoted Badal as saying.
Feb 06, 2022 05:05 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi declares Charanjit Singh Channi as Congress' CM face for Punjab polls
Rahul Gandhi declared incumbent chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the Congress' candidate for the state's top post during his virtual rally.
Feb 06, 2022 05:02 PM IST
‘It is not my decision, it is the decision of Punjab’: Rahul Gandhi on CM candidate decision
“It is Punjab's decision. It is not my decision. I didn't decide. I asked workers, candidates, MLAs, people, youth of Punjab. What people said has led me to my final decision,” said Rahul Gandhi on decision regarding Congress' CM candidate in Punjab.
Feb 06, 2022 04:35 PM IST
‘I have accepted Rahul Gandhi’s decision…' says Sidhu
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, during Rahul Gandhi's ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’ virtual rally, said, “I have accepted Rahul Gandhi's decision...if I am given decision-making power, I will finish the mafia, improve people's lives. If not given power, I will walk with a smile with whomever you make CM,” reports ANI.
Feb 06, 2022 04:34 PM IST
Punjab CM Channi says he has always been honest
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi said that he has always been honest and never took a penny from anyone, during his address at the ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’ virtual rally by Congress' Rahul Gandhi.
Feb 06, 2022 03:48 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's Ludhiana rally begins
Rahul Gandhi's Ludhiana rally commences. Program starts with tributes to Lata Mangeshkar.
Feb 06, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to shortly announce Punjab CM face
Rahul Gandhi to shortly announce Congress' CM candidate for upcoming Punjab elections. Announcement to be made at rally in Ludhiana.
Feb 06, 2022 02:08 PM IST
PM Modi remembers Lata Mangeshkar at ‘Jan Chaupal’
Lata Didi has gone to her heavenly abode. Many people, like me, will proudly say that they had a close connection with her. Wherever you go, you can always find her loved ones. Her melodious voice will always stay with us, I pay tributes to her with a heavy heart: PM Modi at ‘Jan Chaupal’
Feb 06, 2022 01:02 PM IST
BJP postpones programmes in poll-bound Goa
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's virtual meeting, and all BJP programs including the release of poll manifesto, and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's meeting, stands cancelled. Small scale constituency-level programs will be held, after honouring Lata Mangeshkar: Pramod Sawant, Goa CM
Feb 06, 2022 12:06 PM IST
UP polls: BJP postpones manifesto release
BJP postpones release of manifesto for UP assembly polls due to Lata Mangeshkar's demise.
Feb 06, 2022 11:31 AM IST
Hope Jakhar will revisit decision to quit: Kanwar Sandhu
Being a journalist known @sunilkjakhar , the gentleman and a friend for long. Hope he will revisit his decision to quit active politics, and regale us with his witty one liners and we will also continue to get benefit of his poetic wisdom: Kanwar Sandhu
Feb 06, 2022 11:28 AM IST
Sunil Jakhar quits politics?
A lot of unfortunate news emanating out of Punjab. Just heard that @sunilkjakhar is calling it quits due to unwarranted, irresponsible comments of his @INCPunjab colleagues. Sad to see a gentlemen politician go out at a crucial juncture: Kanwar Sandhu, rebel AAP MLA
Feb 06, 2022 10:11 AM IST
ECI grants further relaxations in curbs
Restrictions regarding outdoor/indoor meetings/rallies to be further relaxed, subject to condition that the number of persons attending indoor/outdoor meetings/rallies be limited to maximum 50% capacity of indoor halls and 30% of open ground capacity or as fixed by District Election Officer: Election Commission
Feb 06, 2022 09:20 AM IST
UP polls: Rajnath Singh to address 3 rallies today
Defence minister Rajnath Singh to address election meetings at Hamirpur, Rath and Mahoba assembly constituencies.
Feb 06, 2022 08:30 AM IST
All will abide by Rahul Gandhi's decision, tweets Sidhu
Nothing great was ever achieved without an act of decision …. Warm welcome to our leading light Rahul Ji , who comes to give clarity to Punjab …. All will abide by his decision: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Punjab Congress chief
Feb 06, 2022 07:56 AM IST
Amit Shah in UP's Baghpat today
Union home minister Amit Shah will hold a rally in western UP's Baghpat today; he will also release the party's manifesto for the state polls.
Feb 06, 2022 07:26 AM IST
Congress likely to announce Punjab CM face today
Rahul Gandhi is likely to announce the party's chief ministerial face for Punjab, with incumbent CM Charanjit Singh Channi and state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu being the two main contenders.
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