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      Majority Mark: 59
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      Punjab assembly elections: Nominations come to a close, 261 file papers from 14 seats in Ludhiana

      Published on Feb 02, 2022 01:09 AM IST

      Prominent among those who filed the nominations on Tuesday were Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) chief Balbir Singh Rajewal from Samrala, Bhartiya Arthik Party (BAP) president Tarun Jain Bawa, former cabinet minister Gurkirat Kotli from Khanna.

      Farmer leader Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) chief Balbir Singh Rajewal files nomination papers from Samrala assembly constituency in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
      By, Ludhiana

      Bharat Bhushan Ashu’s nemesis ex-cop Balwinder Singh Sekhon challenges him on home turf Ludhiana West

      Dismissed DSP Balwinder Singh Sekhon has filed his nomination papers from two constituencies Ludhiana West, Bharat Bhushan Ashu’s home turf, and Amritsar East from where Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPC) president Navjot Singh Sindhu is contesting the Punjab assembly elections

      Former Punjab Police DSP Balwinder Singh Sekhon’s nomination will pose a fresh challenge to cabinet minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu who is already facing revolt within his party as well as from his former allies. (HT Photo)
      Updated on Feb 02, 2022 01:10 AM IST
      ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

      SAD’s Majithia to contest only from Amritsar East

      The SAD leader had earlier decided to fight the polls from both the seats. Announcing a change of plan, he said his wife Ganieve Kaur will contest from Majithia assembly segment in his place.

      Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia(HT_PRINT)
      Updated on Feb 02, 2022 08:07 AM IST
      ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

      Punjab Elections: SAD leader Maheshinder Singh Grewal carries out canvassing in Ludhiana

      Former cabinet minister Maheshinder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday carried out door-to-door canvassing in Model Gram

      Maheshinder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal addressed the residents during the campaigns and public meetings held at Model Gram and Gopal Nagar in Ludhiana. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
      Published on Feb 02, 2022 12:27 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      Majithia accepts Sidhu's challenge, will contest Punjab polls from Amritsar

      Punjab goes to the polls on February 20 in a single phase of voting. The Election Commission will count the votes on March 10.

      Shiromani Akali Dal leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 05:13 PM IST

      Can’t leave sensitive border state to people like Sidhu: Capt Amarinder

      Raking up an old issue of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu hugging the Pakistan army chief , Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the border state’s governance could not be handed over to people who were willing to compromise national security to further their personal and political ambitions

      As the Punjab chief minister, Capt Amarinder Singh had objected to Congress leader and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s hugging Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during a visit in 2018. (HT file photo)
      Updated on Feb 01, 2022 05:14 PM IST

      Jagmohan Kang joins AAP with sons after denied Kharar Congress ticket

      After serving the Congress for 47 years, former cabinet minister switches sides and resolves to support AAP candidate Anmol Gagan Mann

      Jagmohan Singh Kang (second from right) with Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal (centre) after he joined the party along with his sons, Yadvindra (second from left) and Amarinder (extreme left) in the presence of AAP co-incharge for Punjab affairs Raghav Chadha (extreme right) in New Delhi on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 02:24 PM IST

      Punjab polls: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel slams Centre over inflation

      Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, who addressed a joint press conference with Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government at the Centre have failed to control the ever-rising inflation

      The Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that during Dr Manmohan Singh tenure’s as Prime Minister, the prices of petrol and diesel did not increase despite the rates of crude oil surged in international markets
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 02:28 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Punjab governor asks DGP to probe ‘illegal sand mining racket’

      Releasing a copy of the letter sent by the governor’s principal secretary JM Balamurugan to the state police chief, Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab affairs co-incharge Raghav Chadha on Monday said the governor had ordered the DGP to conduct the probe into illegal sand mining on the basis of a demand made by the party in a memorandum submitted to him last week

      Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha says inquiry into the illegal sand mining was ordered by the Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit on the basis of party’s demand for the same. (HT File)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 02:23 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Punjab polls| From rape to attempt to murder, Bains booked in 15 cases

      Bains has been booked for a wide array of offences in Ludhiana, Patiala, Mohali and Jalandhar s include rape, attempt to murder, violating Covid protocols, robbery, criminal intimidation

      Bains was booked in six cases in 2017, the count rose to eight in 2019 when Bains filed nominations for the Lok Sabha polls. Now, the cases against him stand at 15. (HT Photo)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 02:20 AM IST
      ByHarsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls: Get, set, switch — Turncoats’ parkour season

      Party-hopping has been the flavour of the poll season in Punjab. No political party is untouched by the phenomenon as the turncoats moved around in hordes in search of greener pastures

      The BJP’s list of candidates for Punjab polls is packed with those who switched sides from other parties, including three sitting Congress MLAs Fatehjang Bajwa, Rana Gurmit Sodhi and Harjot Kamal and several ex-MLAs. (ANI)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 02:17 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      After son denied ticket from Kharar, former Punjab minister lashes out at Channi

      Former cabinet minister Jagmohan Singh Kang on Monday lashed out at Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and sought CBI inquiry into the case for which the Enforcement Directorate raided a dozen homes and offices belonging to his nephew

      Former Congress minister Jagmohan Singh Kang (right) and his son at their residence in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
      Updated on Feb 01, 2022 01:38 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Punjab assembly elections: Others playing dirty politics, says Mohali MLA Sidhu

      Ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, seven families of Dhelpur village affiliated to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday joined Congress in the presence of Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu; he alleged that candidates of opposition parties in Mohali are playing dirty politics of caste and religion

      Ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, Mohali MLA Balbir Sidhu said he has always addressed the grievances of all sections of the society and tried to develop the entire constituency with complete impartiality. (HT)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 01:24 AM IST
      By, Mohali

      Punjab assembly polls: Bikram Majithia’s wife files nomination from Majitha

      A day after SAD leader Bikram Majithia hinted at contesting Punjab assembly polls from Amritsar East only, his wife Ganieve Kaur on Monday filed nomination from Majitha as his covering candidate

      SAD leader Bikram Majithia’s wife Ganieve Kaur on Monday filed nomination from Majitha as his covering candidate for the upcoming Punjab assembly polls. (HT Photo)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 01:19 AM IST
      By, Amritsar

      Punjab assembly polls: In Patiala Urban, Captain Amarinder Singh to face two ex-mayors

      From Patiala Urban, former CM Captain Amarinder Singh is going to face two ex-mayors of Patiala city, Congress’ Vishnu Sharma and AAP’s Ajitpal Singh Kohli, in the Punjab assembly polls

      Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) president Capt Amarinder Singh files his nomination from the Patiala Urban assembly constituency in presence of Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat ahead of the Punjab assembly polls, in Patiala on Monday. (ANI)
      Updated on Feb 01, 2022 01:15 AM IST
      By, Patiala

      Assembly polls: Sunehra Punjab Party launched; to support candidates fielded by farm bodies

      Former diplomat KC Singh announced launch of outfit Sunehra Punjab and offered support to the leaders of the farm bodies who are contesting the upcoming February 20 Punjab assembly polls

      Former diplomat KC Singh along with party members at the launch function of Sunehra Punjab Party, in Chandigarh on Monday. He offered support to leaders of farm bodies who are contesting the Punjab assembly polls. (ANI)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 01:01 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Punjab assembly polls: SSM candidates to contest as independents

      Candidates fielded by SSM for Punjab assembly polls will contest as independents over non-registration as a political party and chances of them getting a common poll symbol also seems bleak

      Tuesday being the last date of filing of nominations, the officials in the Election Commission of India said the SSM is left with no choice but to contest as independent candidates in the Punjab assembly polls. (HT File Photo/ Representational image)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 12:55 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      SC asks Punjab police to not arrest Bikram Singh Majithia till Feb 23

      Pointing to a spate of fresh cases alleging political vendetta by the Charanjit Singh Channi government, the top court underscored that every person has a right to file his or her nomination and contest election in a democracy.

      SAD party candidate Bikram Singh Majithia is surrounded by supporters during an election campaign event for the upcoming Punjab state assembly election, in Amritsar on Saturday. (AFP)
      Updated on Feb 01, 2022 06:40 AM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Punjab assembly elections: BJP to contest without CM face, says Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi

      Accompanying the BJP candidate from Ludhiana-West Bikram Singh Sidhu to mini-secretariat for the filing of his nomination, Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi said the BJP will contest the Punjab assembly elections without CM face

      Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi said the BJP will contest the Punjab assembly elections without a CM face during her visit to Ludhiana. (HT File)
      Published on Feb 01, 2022 12:16 AM IST
      ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

      Capt Amarinder Singh predicts ‘abysmal’ defeat for Sidhu from Amritsar East

      After filing his nomination papers from Patiala Urban, former Punjab CM terms Rahul Gandhi’s announcement as ‘farce’ that Congress CM face will be decided with inputs from the ground

      Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) president Capt Amarinder Singh filing his nomination papers in the presence of Union minister and BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (extreme right) from the Patiala Urban assembly constituency on Monday. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 05:44 PM IST
      ByPress Trust of India

      Akali leader Bikram Majithia gets SC protection from arrest till Feb 23

      A bench of CJI NV Ramana and Justices AS Bopanna and Hima Kohli asked Majithia to surrender before the trial court concerned on February 23 and apply for regular bail

      Shiromani Akali Dal leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on Monday in the drugs case registered against him in Mohali on December 20 last year. (HT file photo)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 05:24 PM IST
      ByAsian News International

      Punjab polls: At 94, SAD’s Parkash Singh Badal is oldest face in fray

      With his candidature, the Shiromani Akali Dal hopes to regain the vote confidence of Punjabis and win back the state in the assembly elections.

      Former CM Punjab S. Parkash Singh Badal Filling nomination in MIMIT collage Malout on Monday.(Photo by Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
      Updated on Jan 31, 2022 04:14 PM IST
      By | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

      Punjab CM Channi files papers from Bhadaur, says he’s come to constituency like Sudama

      Calls himself a man on a mission to develop Malwa region of the state, dares Kejriwal to contest against him

      Chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi filing his nomination papers before the returning officer of Tapa on Monday for contesting the Bhadaur assembly elections. (HT Photo)
      Updated on Jan 31, 2022 03:56 PM IST

      At 94, Akali patriarch Parkash Singh Badal is oldest candidate to contest polls

      Five-time former Punjab CM files papers from Lambi constituency for the sixth consecutive time, pitted against novice opponents

      Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch and former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal after submitting his documents to the returning officer in Malout town on Monday. (HT Photo)
      Updated on Feb 01, 2022 06:39 AM IST
      ByVishal Joshi

      Punjab elections: Sukhbir Badal files nomination from Jalalabad

      The Ferozepur Lok Sabha member and former Punjab deputy CM is contesting from Jalalabad for the fourth time

      Shiromani Akali Dal president and former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, accompanied by wife and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, filed his nomination papers from Jalalabad assembly constituency in Fazilka district on Monday. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
      Updated on Jan 31, 2022 03:27 PM IST
      ByHT Correspondent

      Punjab assembly elections: Balbir promises jobs, Kulwant assures mohalla clinics for villages in Mohali

      Congress candidate Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday said their aim is to provide jobs to 5,000 youths in Mohali; Meanwhile, AAP candidate Kulwant Singh said that the internal security of Punjab along with the health of its people and the community will be their utmost priority

      Congress candidate Balbir Singh Sidhu campaigning in Mohali ahead of the Punjab assembly elections. (HT Photo)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 01:41 AM IST
      By, Mohali

      In run-up to Punjab polls, Ashu, Pawan Dewan bury the hatchet

      The animosity between the two leaders began festering back in 2012 when then Congress MP Manish Tewari proposed the name of Pawan Dewan to contest polls from the Ludhiana West constituency, but Ashu opposed his nomination, and went on to be elected twice from the constituency

      It was Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari who played mediator between the two Congress leaders. The MP took to Twitter to post a photograph of Ashu and Dewan at his Ludhiana residence. Congress leader Satwinder Jawaddi, mayor Balkar Sandhu, and Congress leader Sunil Kapoor were also in the frame. (Twitter)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 01:37 AM IST
      ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls: Channi gets Bhadaur as second seat in Congress’ final list of 8

      Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi will contest from Bhaduar seat in Barnala district in addition to Chamkaur Sahib. Congress culminated its list of all 117 candidates by naming the last eight on Sunday. In all, the Congress has replaced 11 of its 80 sitting Punjab legislators.

      Punjab CM CharanJit Singh Channi, who was named from the Chamkaur Sahib seat won by him thrice in a row in the first list of candidates on January 15, will now also contest from the Bhadaur reserved assembly constituency in Barnala district (HT File)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 01:31 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      May fulfil Sidhu’s wish and contest only from Amritsar East: Majithia

      Senior SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia said Navjot Sidhu and his wife have been a part of the SAD-BJP and Congress governments but did nothing for the Amritsar East segment

      Senior SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia was campaigning in Amritsar East segment on Sunday, which is the home turf of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. (HT)
      Published on Jan 31, 2022 01:24 AM IST
      By, Amritsar

      Punjab polls: Even Bhadaur is not safe bet for Channi, says Sukhbir

      Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that Channi could see his defeat in Chamkaur Sahib but he is wrong in his calculations as Bhadaur, too, is not a safe bet for him

      SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi was afraid of losing from Chamkaur Sahib since the ‘illegal sand mining exposure’, prompting the party to field him from Bhadaur segment as well. (HT File)
      Updated on Jan 31, 2022 01:13 AM IST
      By, Barnala
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