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From 'Shamajhdaar Begum' to dafli beats, jaago - Punjab election authorities innovate to boost voter turnout

Chandigarh, April 13 -- With the Lok Sabha polls looming on June 1 in Punjab, authorities are rolling out creative campaigns to invigorate voter participation across the State. From traditional beats ... Read More


SAD leader's bahu-cum-IAS Officer's BJP Entry Amid Retirement Sparks Political Controversy

Chandigarh, April 12 -- The political sphere in Punjab was stirred by controversy as a 2011-batch IAS officer Parampal Kaur Sidhu on Thursday officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alongsi... Read More


AAP to announce candidates for Ludhiana, Jalandhar on Apr 16

Chandigarh, April 11 -- In a lead-up to the highly anticipated Lok Sabha elections in Punjab, the political arena is abuzz with activity as parties strategically position themselves and unveil their c... Read More


Second IAS officer resigns in Punjab amidst posting delay

Chandigarh, April 11 -- / In a recent development highlighting the administrative challenges in Punjab, a 2015-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Karnail Singh on Wednesday tendered hi... Read More


Punjab farmers' 11 posers to BJP: Candidates, leaders, workers will be asked questions during village visits

Chandigarh, April 10 -- Agriculturists in Punjab have intensified their attempts to wilt away the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes of thriving in the State during the ensuing Lok Sabha polls by po... Read More


BSP fields AAP MLA's father from Ferozepur, SAD (Amritsar-Mann) father of slain gangster

Chandigarh, April 9 -- Punjab's electoral landscape is undergoing a fascinating transformation, brimming with intrigue and excitement. In a significant development, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Mo... Read More


Farmer protests Rock BJP in Punjab; Candidates faces black flags in campaign trail

Chandigarh, April 8 -- Two years after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers faced widespread protests across Punjab in the aftermath of the now-repealed farm laws, the reverberations o... Read More


Ballot Battle | AAP to hold volunteers' meet to galvanize party workers today

Chandigarh, April 6 -- To harness the power of its volunteers once again, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is gearing up to hold 'volunteers' milnis on Saturday in Punjab, reminiscent of its successful grass... Read More


Dissent within BJP over Babbu's nomination from Gurdaspur; Kavita Khanna, Salaria raise banner of revolt

Chandigarh, April 5 -- In an attempt to counter the looming shadow of anti-incumbency, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strategically nominated local figure Dinesh Babbu for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha se... Read More


SAD nears finalization of candidates for all 13 seats; Announcement likely this week

Chandigarh, April 4 -- Prepared to embark on its solo electoral journey in Punjab for the first time since 1996, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has reached the final stages of selecting candidates for ... Read More