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Punjab Cabinet extends 50% reservation for women to chairpersons for panchayat samiti, zila parishad
Oct 17, 2018 19:07
The state government had enhanced reservation for women in these bodies from 33 to 50 per cent last year.
SAD leader shot at in Ludhiana, Congress man among two booked
Oct 07, 2018 09:57
The victim’s family said the attack was carried out over political rivalry.
SAD worker among four booked as man dies during scuffle in Bathinda
Sep 30, 2018 09:23
Trouble began when Congress leader Teja Singh’s wife Manjit Singh, who has been elected as a zila parishad member, arrived at the accused’s ration depot and started to give instructions.
Congress says Badals turned Punjab bankrupt, hails rural poll victory
Sep 25, 2018 10:43
Cabinet minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said when the Badals were at the helm the state’s youth fell into drug trap and the family looted the resources and took over nearly every business in the state.
In 2013, Congress drew a blank in 10 zila parishads, it’s Akali Dal now
Sep 24, 2018 09:39
This time, it is the Akalis who have failed to bag even a single seat at the ground zero of anti-sacrilege and police firing protests, helping the Congress walk away with 10 of 10.
Kin of former, serving MLAs, ministers debut with victory
Sep 24, 2018 09:57
The zila parishad and block samiti elections proved to be a boon for the relatives, including sons, grandsons and spouses, of some MLAs and former ministers.
Congress conquers SAD bastion in Punjab’s Malwa region
Sep 23, 2018 10:16
The Congress routed the SAD-BJP alliance and opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Malwa, even as the SAD managed to make a comeback in some pockets.
Congress clear winner in Punjab’s Majha region too
Sep 23, 2018 10:07
In Amritsar, Congress won 160, including 45 unopposed candidates, out of 199 block samiti seats, while the SAD won 44 seats and its alliance partner BJP won one seat.
Panchayat polls: Video of Congress supporters casting bogus votes in Ludhiana goes viral
Sep 23, 2018 12:08
The video shows supporters of party candidate Bhupinder Kaur Kahlon purportedly polling bogus votes in the Zila Parishad polls.
Congress scared of SAD’s powerful political rallies: Sukhbir Badal
Sep 23, 2018 09:42
“The Congress government is scared after SAD rallies at Abohar and Faridkot saw huge voter turnout,” he said.
Congress sweeps Punjab rural polls, Akalis down, AAP out
Sep 23, 2018 11:46
The party got an overwhelming mandate in all panchayat samitis polls too.
Re-polling: 65.6% turnout at 36 booths in Muktsar
Sep 22, 2018 09:22
Muktsar had the highest number of booths among eight districts where re-polling was ordered by the state election commission on Thursday.
45 SAD workers booked for booth capturing in Bathinda village
Sep 22, 2018 09:15
Those booked include SAD’s candidate from Burj Gill zila parishad segment Jaspal Singh.
Re-polling at 53 booths in 8 districts today
Sep 21, 2018 09:59
Votes will be cast again at 36 booths in Muktsar and eight in Amritsar.
Obstructing polls: SAD leader, brother sent to judicial custody in Muktsar
Sep 20, 2018 22:41
The case was registered based on the complaint of the presiding officer for stopping government officials from performing their duty during the rural polls.