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      Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann-led cabinet gives nod for 25,000 govt jobs

      • AAP leader Bhagwant Mann repeatedly raised the issue of unemployment during electioneering. Talking about the plight of unemployed youth, Mann had blamed previous regimes for not generating employment, which led to an exodus of talent to foreign countries.
      Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann with his cabinet ministers during the first cabinet meeting, in Chandigarh. (PTI Photo)
      Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann with his cabinet ministers during the first cabinet meeting, in Chandigarh. (PTI Photo)
      Published on Mar 20, 2022 01:22 AM IST
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      By, Chandigarh

      AAP nominates party MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan as next Punjab assembly speaker

      Sandhwan, who will be formally elected on Monday, will succeed Congress leader Rana Kanwar Pal Singh in the post.
      Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kultar Sandhwan with supporters after retaining the Kotkapura assembly segment in Faridkot district, on March 10. (HT Photo)
      Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kultar Sandhwan with supporters after retaining the Kotkapura assembly segment in Faridkot district, on March 10. (HT Photo)
      Published on Mar 18, 2022 10:11 PM IST
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      By, New Delhi

      After taking oath as Punjab CM, Bhagwant Mann gets down to work

      Aam Aadmi Party leader Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as the Punjab chief minister on Wednesday
      Bhagwant Mann assuming charge as the Punjab chief minister in Chandigarh on Wednesday as A Venu Prasad, the additional chief secretary to the CM, looks on. (HT Photo)
      Bhagwant Mann assuming charge as the Punjab chief minister in Chandigarh on Wednesday as A Venu Prasad, the additional chief secretary to the CM, looks on. (HT Photo)
      Published on Mar 16, 2022 05:49 PM IST
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      AAP born by deceiving Anna movement: Vij's dig as Mann becomes Punjab CM     

      • The AAP romped home winning 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, decimating the Congress and the SAD-BSP combine.
      Haryana minister Anil Vij. (HT File)
      Haryana minister Anil Vij. (HT File)
      Updated on Mar 16, 2022 03:46 PM IST
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      'Punjab di aan, baan aur shaan...': AAP tweets as Bhagwant Mann takes oath

      • Besides Arvind Kejriwal, no other chief minister were present in the oath-taking ceremony.
      Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
      Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
      Updated on Mar 16, 2022 02:36 PM IST
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      Congratulations to Bhagwant Mann, jab at Channi: Manish Tewari's 2-in-1 tweet

      Earlier, Tewari, who is the Lok Sabha MP from Punjab's Anandpur Sahib, exchanged sharp words with Charanjit Singh Channi last month after his controversial 'bhaiya' remarks against migrants entering Punjab.
      Tewari tweeted congratulations to Mann and thanked him and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - which routed the Congress in last month's election - for inviting him to the ceremony.(File photo)
      Tewari tweeted congratulations to Mann and thanked him and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - which routed the Congress in last month's election - for inviting him to the ceremony.(File photo)
      Updated on Mar 16, 2022 12:18 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

      Sidhu steps down as Punjab Congress chief after Sonia Gandhi's order 

      • His resignation comes a day after Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asked the PCC presidents of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur to put in their resignations in order to facilitate reorganisation of the party.
      Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned after his party's debacle in the recently held assembly elections. (ANI file)
      Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned after his party's debacle in the recently held assembly elections. (ANI file)
      Updated on Mar 16, 2022 11:29 AM IST
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      Punjab CM swearing-in Highligh: Bhagwant Mann quotes Bhagat Singh

      • Bhagwant Mann swearing-in Highlights: Arrangements were made to accommodate tens of thousands of people for the ceremony at Khatkar Kalan.
      Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
      Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
      Updated on Mar 16, 2022 01:51 PM IST
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      Gandhis totally to blame for Congress rout in Punjab: Amarinder

      Former Punjab CM slammed Congress Working Committee for trying to put blame for the party’s defeat on him instead of “gracefully admitting their own blunders”
      Capt Amarinder Singh said the real reason for the defeat of the Congress in Punjab was the party high command first favouring and then failing to rein in people like Navjot Singh Sidhu, “who indulged in tarnishing the image of the party for their own gains”. (HT file photo)
      Capt Amarinder Singh said the real reason for the defeat of the Congress in Punjab was the party high command first favouring and then failing to rein in people like Navjot Singh Sidhu, “who indulged in tarnishing the image of the party for their own gains”. (HT file photo)
      Published on Mar 14, 2022 08:24 PM IST
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      Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann resigns as Lok Sabha MP

      On last day as Sangrur MP, Mann said Punjab has given him a huge responsibility and he promised the people of Sangrur that a bold voice for them will echo soon in Parliament
      Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann handing over his resignation from the membership of the Lok Sabha to Speaker Om Birla in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
      Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann handing over his resignation from the membership of the Lok Sabha to Speaker Om Birla in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Mar 14, 2022 05:31 PM IST
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      Know the Ludhiana MLAs and their priorities

      Hindustan Times caught up with the MLAs in Ludhiana to know about their motivation behind joining politics and what changes they envision for the respective constituencies.
      AAP candidate Madan Lal Bagga from Ludhiana North constituency with his supporters after result. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
      AAP candidate Madan Lal Bagga from Ludhiana North constituency with his supporters after result. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
      Published on Mar 14, 2022 02:12 AM IST
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      Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann at Golden Temple ahead of victory roadshow. Watch

      Mann, who won from the Dhuri seat by over 58,000 votes is set to take oath as the chief minister on Wednesday.
      Both the leaders also paid floral tribute at Jallianwala Bagh memorial in Amritsar.(Twitter/AAP)
      Both the leaders also paid floral tribute at Jallianwala Bagh memorial in Amritsar.(Twitter/AAP)
      Published on Mar 13, 2022 01:29 PM IST
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      By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Swati Bhasin

      Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann meets governor, stakes claim to form govt

      The 48-year-old was elected the AAP Legislature Party leader in Mohali on Friday, a day after the AAP registered a huge win in the Punjab assembly elections, winning 92 seats in the 117-member assembly.
      Punjab chief minister-elect Bhagwant Mann meets governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the new government in the state after AAP won the assembly polls with a two-thirds majority, at Raj Bhavan, in Chandigarh on Saturday. (ANI)
      Punjab chief minister-elect Bhagwant Mann meets governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the new government in the state after AAP won the assembly polls with a two-thirds majority, at Raj Bhavan, in Chandigarh on Saturday. (ANI)
      Published on Mar 13, 2022 01:01 AM IST
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      122 ex-ministers, MLAs stripped of security cover in Punjab

      Prominent among those who lost their security cover are former ministers Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Manpreet Singh Badal, Raj Kumar Verka, Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Brahm Mohindra, Sangat Singh Gilzian and former speaker Rana KP Singh
      A day after Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann met the state director general of police and chief secretary, Punjab Police on Friday withdrew security cover of 122 politicians, including former Congress ministers, MLAs and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders.
      A day after Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann met the state director general of police and chief secretary, Punjab Police on Friday withdrew security cover of 122 politicians, including former Congress ministers, MLAs and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders.
      Updated on Mar 13, 2022 05:21 AM IST
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      Bhagwant Mann strips 122 leaders of security cover, says cops are for public

      • A few hours ago, Mann met Governor Banwarilal Purohit at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Saturday to stake a claim to form the government.
      Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann speaks to the media after meeting State Governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the new government in Punjab.(ANI)
      Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann speaks to the media after meeting State Governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the new government in Punjab.(ANI)
      Published on Mar 12, 2022 10:38 PM IST
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      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

      Bhagwant Mann stakes claim to form govt in Punjab, promises historic decisions

      • Punjab Assembly election 2022: Bhagwant Mann will take oath as the chief minister of Punjab on March 16 at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, in Nawanshahr district.
      Punjab's CM-designate Bhagwant Mann meets governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
      Punjab's CM-designate Bhagwant Mann meets governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
      Updated on Mar 12, 2022 11:25 AM IST
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      Punjab assembly elections: Rural voters’ hopes behind AAP victory in Mohali

      AAP’s promises of jobs, better education and health services, end to the drug menace and agricultural reforms seem to have resonated with the rural electors across Mohali, as their votes form the major chunk of the three winners’ vote share
      There are 82 villages in Mohali urban, 164 in Kharar, and 154 in Dera Bassi assembly constituencies. (HT File Photo)
      There are 82 villages in Mohali urban, 164 in Kharar, and 154 in Dera Bassi assembly constituencies. (HT File Photo)
      Published on Mar 12, 2022 01:10 AM IST
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      Channi resigns as CM after electoral setback

      The Congress was routed in the state elections with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) taking 92 seats in the 117-member assembly, leaving it with only 18 seats.
      On Friday, the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Cabinet met for the last time and recommended the dissolution of the assembly, to pave the way for the formation of the 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha. (Agencies)
      On Friday, the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Cabinet met for the last time and recommended the dissolution of the assembly, to pave the way for the formation of the 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha. (Agencies)
      Published on Mar 12, 2022 12:05 AM IST
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      By, Chandigarh

      Punjabis have laid foundation for change: Sidhu on AAP landslide

      Day after Congress rout, state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu refers to infighting, says those who dug pit for him, find themselves in a well
      Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu interacting with supporters in Amritsar East constituency on Friday, a day after he lost the election to AAP’s Jeevan Jyot Kaur. (ANI Photo)
      Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu interacting with supporters in Amritsar East constituency on Friday, a day after he lost the election to AAP’s Jeevan Jyot Kaur. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 05:56 PM IST
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      'Congratulations friend': Kamal Haasan on Kejriwal and AAP's big win in Punjab

      • “It is commendable that within ten years since its inception, the party has reigned victorious in another state, Punjab,” Kamal Hasaan wrote.
      Indian cinema actor and founder of 'Makkal Needhi Mayyam' party Kamal Haasan.(AFP)
      Indian cinema actor and founder of 'Makkal Needhi Mayyam' party Kamal Haasan.(AFP)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 06:20 PM IST
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      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

      AAP's Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab chief minister on March 16

      2022 Punjab Assembly election result: AAP won 92 of 117 seats, the ruling Congress won just 18.
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Bhagwant Mann addressing the supporters on taking oath as the Chief Minister in Bhagat Singh's village Khatkarkalan. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Bhagwant Mann addressing the supporters on taking oath as the Chief Minister in Bhagat Singh's village Khatkarkalan. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 04:39 PM IST
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      'People who dug holes...': Navjot Sidhu's message after Congress' Punjab defeat

      "I'm not going into a deep analysis of whether people accepted Channi's face as chief minister candidate or not," he said in response to outgoing chief minister Charanjit Channi's twin defeats.
      Navjot Singh Sidhu (File photo)
      Navjot Singh Sidhu (File photo)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 05:11 PM IST
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      Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

      Day after AAP sweep, Channi steps down as Punjab CM

      Outgoing chief minister hopes Bhagwant Mann-led Aam Aadmi Party government will continue with welfare measures, including power, fuel and sand rate cuts
      Chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi coming out from Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Friday after handing over his resignation to governor Banwarilal Purohit. Channi also recommended the dissolution of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha to pave way for the formation of the new assembly. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi coming out from Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Friday after handing over his resignation to governor Banwarilal Purohit. Channi also recommended the dissolution of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha to pave way for the formation of the new assembly. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 02:15 PM IST
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      'Congress will never learn...': Amarinder Singh's blast after Punjab disaster

      Punjab election: The Aam Aadmi Party secured a landslide win by claiming 92 of 117 seats and will form the next government.
      Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. (ANI)
      Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. (ANI)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 02:14 PM IST
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      Punjab polls: Charanjit Singh Channi, who lost from both seats, resigns as CM

      Punjab assembly election 2022: Channi lost to his namesake, AAP's Charanjit Singh, from his traditional seat of Chamkaur Sahib, while another AAP candidate, Labh Singh Ugoke, defeated him from Bhadaur.
      Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi. (PTI/File Photo)
      Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi. (PTI/File Photo)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 02:21 PM IST
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      Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Badal: Punjab shock defeat and past wins

      Badal has fought 13 state elections till now and won 11. He contested the first election from the Gidderbaha segment as a candidate of the Akali (Das Sant Fateh Singh) group.
      Parkash Singh Badal has been representing Lambi since 1997 and won the constituency consecutively till the 2017 elections in Punjab.(HT file photo)
      Parkash Singh Badal has been representing Lambi since 1997 and won the constituency consecutively till the 2017 elections in Punjab.(HT file photo)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 01:39 PM IST
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      Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
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