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      Punjab election: AAP tally biggest ever in the state

      Published on Mar 11, 2022 01:26 PM IST

      In terms of vote share, AAP’s victory in the state is not that unprecedented. The Congress won 45% and 44% of total votes in 1980 and 1992.

      AAP's Punjab CM candidate Bhagwant Mann waves at supporters during a rally to celebrate the party's win in Assembly polls, at Dhuri, in Sangrur.(PTI)
      AAP's Punjab CM candidate Bhagwant Mann waves at supporters during a rally to celebrate the party's win in Assembly polls, at Dhuri, in Sangrur.(PTI)
      ByAbhishek Jha

      Punjab polls: Bhagwant Mann to announce swearing-in date today

      Punjab assembly election 2022: The Punjab CM-elect, who left for Delhi to meet AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, also said he will meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday.

      Punjab CM-elect Bhagwant Mann with AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal after the party's win in Punjab. (Twitter)(HT_PRINT)
      Punjab CM-elect Bhagwant Mann with AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal after the party's win in Punjab. (Twitter)(HT_PRINT)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 10:06 AM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Chandigarh’s polity to also feel ripples of AAP victory in Punjab

      The Congress, which already lost most seats in MC with the rise of the AAP in Chandigarh, will now be under severe pressure after getting a drubbing from the party in Punjab as well

      The Congress Bhawan in Chandigarh wearing a deserted look after its poor performance in Punjab assembly elections. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      The Congress Bhawan in Chandigarh wearing a deserted look after its poor performance in Punjab assembly elections. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 04:16 AM IST
      ByMunieshwer Sagar, Chandigarh

      Punjab polls: AAP rises to power in Mohali district

      Real estate baron and former city mayor Kulwant Singh unseats three-time MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu in Mohali; greenhorn Anmol Gagan Mann ensures party’s second consecutive win in Kharar, becomes first female MLA in the district; Congress turncoat Kuljeet Singh Randhawa wraps up contest in AAP’s favour in Dera Bassi, ousting sitting MLA NK Sharma

      AAP’s Kulwant Singh during his victory procession in Mohali on Thursday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
      AAP’s Kulwant Singh during his victory procession in Mohali on Thursday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 04:09 AM IST
      By, Mohali

      Punjab polls: Of 14 kin of politicians, only 4 romped home victorious

      Rana Inder Partap Singh, son of cabinet minister Rana Gurjeet Singh, registered a convincing win with a margin of 11,731 votes from Sultanpur Lodhi constituency. He is the only independent candidate in the state to register victory

      Rana Inder Partap Singh.
      Rana Inder Partap Singh.
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:40 AM IST

      Dera ‘diktat’ fails to influence voters in Punjab

      After dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving 20-year term for raping two women disciples at his ashram and life term for murdering a journalist, was granted furlough ahead of the polling, it was viewed as an alleged political understanding between the BJP and the dera management to woo dera followers.

      The trend in the last two elections suggests that followers desist from accepting any electoral diktat. It was observed that people reacted strongly to such interference,
      The trend in the last two elections suggests that followers desist from accepting any electoral diktat. It was observed that people reacted strongly to such interference,
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:37 AM IST
      ByVishal Joshi

      Punjab polls: Rajewal and Cos. dud poll debut

      Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) proved to be a damp squib in the Punjab assembly polls as it failed to secure a single seat, crashing the party’s hopes to play the role of a game changer in the state politics

      Balbir Singh Rajewal, who formed the outfit, could muster only 4,626 votes in Samrala constituency with five candidates getting more votes than him, out of the total 15 in the fray.
      Balbir Singh Rajewal, who formed the outfit, could muster only 4,626 votes in Samrala constituency with five candidates getting more votes than him, out of the total 15 in the fray.
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:34 AM IST

      Punjab poll results: In worst show, SAD faces existential crisis

      SAD’s second consecutive defeat in the assembly polls has pushed the party, once known for representing the Panth and the peasantry, into an existential crisis

      With Badals at the forefront, the SAD’s political fortress stands demolished completely in Punjab. (PTI)
      With Badals at the forefront, the SAD’s political fortress stands demolished completely in Punjab. (PTI)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:32 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      AAP tsunami sweeps one and all in Malwa belt

      While the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) managed to win only one seat, the Congress score stopped at two in the Malwa region

      The AAP The party won all seats in Rupnagar (3), Fatehgarh Sahib (3), Mohali (3), Patiala (8), Malerkotla (2), Bathinda (6), Mansa (3), Barnala (3), Sangrur (5), Ferozpur (4), Moga(4) and Fardikot (3) districts.
      The AAP The party won all seats in Rupnagar (3), Fatehgarh Sahib (3), Mohali (3), Patiala (8), Malerkotla (2), Bathinda (6), Mansa (3), Barnala (3), Sangrur (5), Ferozpur (4), Moga(4) and Fardikot (3) districts.
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:31 AM IST
      ByVishal Rambani and Vishal Joshi

      Punjab poll results: Squabbles spell doom for Congress

      Not only did Congress seat tally nosedived to 18 from 77, the party’s vote share also slid to 24% from the last election’s 38.5%

      The Congress has only itself to blame for the defeat as there was constant infighting and the election campaign never looked like finding rhythm. (PTI)
      The Congress has only itself to blame for the defeat as there was constant infighting and the election campaign never looked like finding rhythm. (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 02:26 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Punjab wanted change, listened to ‘Mann ki baat’

      Chandigarh : A strong clamour for change, Bhagwant Mann-Kejriwal ki jodi and the party’s track record in Delhi propelled the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to power in Punjab

      AAP supporters celebrating in Amritsar on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
      AAP supporters celebrating in Amritsar on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:25 AM IST

      Punjab poll results: Capt Amarinder’s PLC scores golden duck

      Former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh not only lost from its bastion Patiala City but his Punjab Lok Congress got fewer votes than NOTA

      The Punjab assembly poll outcome has come has a huge embarrassment for former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. (ANI)
      The Punjab assembly poll outcome has come has a huge embarrassment for former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. (ANI)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:22 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Women double their representation in Punjab assembly

      With 13 women elected to the 117-strong Punjab assembly, their representation has gone up from a mere six in the previous House, but still remains dismal

      Jeevan Jyot Kaur of the Aam Aadmi Party defeated two bigwigs Navjot Singh Sidhu and Bikram Singh Majithia from the Amritsar East segment. (PTI)
      Jeevan Jyot Kaur of the Aam Aadmi Party defeated two bigwigs Navjot Singh Sidhu and Bikram Singh Majithia from the Amritsar East segment. (PTI)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 02:20 AM IST
      ByAneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls | Once a Congress stronghold, Payal swept by AAP juggernaut

      In a major setback, Congress lost Payal, one of its strongest bastions, to the Aam Aadmi Party juggernaut in the Punjab assembly polls; Congress’ Lakhvir Singh Lakha lost to AAP’s Manwinder Singh Giaspura

      This Congress stronghold, which sent former chief minister Beant Singh to the assembly four times and his son Tej Parkash Singh to the assembly two times, fell to the AAP with the party’s sitting MLA Lakhvir Singh Lakha losing to Manwinder Singh Giaspura in the 2022 Punjab assembly polls. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
      This Congress stronghold, which sent former chief minister Beant Singh to the assembly four times and his son Tej Parkash Singh to the assembly two times, fell to the AAP with the party’s sitting MLA Lakhvir Singh Lakha losing to Manwinder Singh Giaspura in the 2022 Punjab assembly polls. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 01:51 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls | 12,900 voters find no candidate worthy, opt for Nota in Ludhiana

      The fate of the 175 candidates contesting the Punjab polls from the 14 assembly segments in Ludhiana was decided by 18,27,340 voters, of which 12,900 chose Nota.

      As many as 12,900 voters in the district found no candidate worthy of representing their assembly segment, and used the ‘none of the above’ (Nota) option to express their disillusionment. (Representative Image/HT File)
      As many as 12,900 voters in the district found no candidate worthy of representing their assembly segment, and used the ‘none of the above’ (Nota) option to express their disillusionment. (Representative Image/HT File)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 01:44 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls | ‘Arrogance’, allegations of corruption did Ashu in

      Congress’ poster boy and cabinet minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu lost the Ludhiana West segment to his former colleague Gurpreet Gogi by 7,512 votes in the 2022 Punjab polls

      Gogi had left the Congress just before elections, accusing Ashu of destroying the party’s image in the district, and joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The move worked in Gogi’s favour as he breached Ashu’s bastion, riding on the AAP wave in the 2022 Punjab polls. (HT Photo)
      Gogi had left the Congress just before elections, accusing Ashu of destroying the party’s image in the district, and joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The move worked in Gogi’s favour as he breached Ashu’s bastion, riding on the AAP wave in the 2022 Punjab polls. (HT Photo)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 01:41 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      Punjab polls | Curtain falls on Bains’ 10-year run, brothers lose security deposit

      AAP leaders Kulwant Singh Sidhu and Rajinder Pal Kaur Chhina clean sweep Atam Nagar and Ludhiana South constituencies

      Relegated to the third and fourth positions in their respective strongholds (Atam Nagar and Ludhiana South), Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains, mustered merely 12,720 and 11,906 votes, respectively, thereby forfeiting their deposits. (HT PHOTO)
      Relegated to the third and fourth positions in their respective strongholds (Atam Nagar and Ludhiana South), Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains, mustered merely 12,720 and 11,906 votes, respectively, thereby forfeiting their deposits. (HT PHOTO)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 01:37 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      Punjab assembly elections results: Piercing silence at SAD, Congress offices in Chandigarh after drubbing

      The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and Shiromani Akali Dal offices in Chandigarh wore a deserted look as both parties faced a massive defeat in the assembly elections

      he Congress office in Chandigarh wears a deserted look on Thursday following the party’s debacle in the Punjab assembly elections. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      he Congress office in Chandigarh wears a deserted look on Thursday following the party’s debacle in the Punjab assembly elections. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 01:27 AM IST
      ByMandeep Kaur Narula

      Punjab assembly elections results: Celebrations break out at AAP camps in Mohali and Chandigarh

      Celebrations started from early in the morning at Aam Aadmi Party’s office in Sector 79, as its Mohali candidate Kulwant Singh gained an early lead; he eventually won by beating Congress’ Balbir Sidhu

      AAP supporters taking out a roadshow after the party recorded a thumping victory in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. (Ravi Kumat/HT)
      AAP supporters taking out a roadshow after the party recorded a thumping victory in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. (Ravi Kumat/HT)
      Published on Mar 11, 2022 01:23 AM IST
      By, Chandigarh

      Honest politics from Day 1 in Punjab: Manish Sisodia

      The Aam Aadmi Party has got its first full state to rule in Punjab after an impressive poll victory. Sweta Goswami speaks to AAP leader and Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. Edited excerpts.

      New Delhi, Mar 06 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses during a social function in tribute to Chipko movement leader Padma Vibhushan Sunderlal Bahuguna, at Delhi Assembly, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
      New Delhi, Mar 06 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses during a social function in tribute to Chipko movement leader Padma Vibhushan Sunderlal Bahuguna, at Delhi Assembly, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 01:04 AM IST

      Ludhiana | LIT chairperson announces resignation after Ashu’s defeat

      Posting it on facebook, chairperson of Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) Raman Balasubramaniam said he will resign on March 11 morning

      As per the sources, Balaubramaniam chose to resign as the new AAP government would have removed him from the post after the formation of government. The opposition has been taking a dig at the chairperson over alleged scams and anomalies in the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT). (HT Files)
      As per the sources, Balaubramaniam chose to resign as the new AAP government would have removed him from the post after the formation of government. The opposition has been taking a dig at the chairperson over alleged scams and anomalies in the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT). (HT Files)
      Updated on Mar 11, 2022 12:07 AM IST
      By, Ludhiana

      He's on right path: Bhagwant Mann’s mother as AAP leader takes over as Punjab CM

      Mann won from Sangrur district's Dhuri Assembly constituency by a margin of 58,206 votes over Congress' Dalvir Singh Goldy.

      Mann, a stand-up comedian-turned-politician, made his entry into mainstream politics in 2011 with the Punjab People’s Party and lost in the 2012 elections from the Lehragaga constituency.(ANI)
      Mann, a stand-up comedian-turned-politician, made his entry into mainstream politics in 2011 with the Punjab People’s Party and lost in the 2012 elections from the Lehragaga constituency.(ANI)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 08:16 PM IST
      Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

      Meet Punjab’s True ShowMann

      At 48, Bhagwant Mann will be the youngest to helm the state since 1970 when 42-year-old Parkash Singh Badal headed a coalition government. As a rank outsider who cut his teeth in politics in 2012, Mann has come a long way in a decade before he got nominated as the party’s CM face last month

      A supporter applies ‘tilak’ on the poster of AAP chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann in celebration of the party’s win in the Punjab assembly elections at the party headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI Photo)
      A supporter applies ‘tilak’ on the poster of AAP chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann in celebration of the party’s win in the Punjab assembly elections at the party headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI Photo)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:51 PM IST

      Punjab voted with vengeance, and decisively

      BEYOND THE NEWS: High on a heady victory, Bhagwant Mann has his task cut out. He will have to navigate the burden of soaring expectations stemming from a raft of populist promises that the AAP has made, while steering the state beset with daunting challenges: A ballooning ₹3 lakh crore public debt, farm distress, burgeoning unemployment and drug menace

      Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the stunning victory of the AAP in Punjab on Thursday. For once, restive Punjab, caught in a subliminal churn of anger and aspirations, has inflicted a collective punishment on an entrenched political class and reset the political dynamics like never before. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the stunning victory of the AAP in Punjab on Thursday. For once, restive Punjab, caught in a subliminal churn of anger and aspirations, has inflicted a collective punishment on an entrenched political class and reset the political dynamics like never before. (Keshav Singh/HT)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:03 PM IST

      Who is AAP's Bhagwant Mann, the stand-up comic who will be next Punjab CM

      Bhagwant Mann won his first Assembly poll from Dhuri constituency in Sangrur by 58,206 votes

      Bhagwant Mann is set to be the next chief minister of Punjab(HT_PRINT)
      Bhagwant Mann is set to be the next chief minister of Punjab(HT_PRINT)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 06:44 PM IST
      Written by Aryan Prakash

      AAP wins 5 of 7 segments in Hoshiarpur district

      Former Congress ministers Sunder Sham Arora and Sangat Singh Gilzian defeated in Hoshiarpur and Urmur; Congress retains Chabbewal, while BJP wins Mukerian

      Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the party’s clean sweep in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT )
      Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the party’s clean sweep in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT )
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 05:57 PM IST
      ByHarpreet Kaur

      How a political novice flattened two giants in high-stakes Amritsar East battle

      A social worker before she took the political plunge in 2015, Jeevan Jyot Kaur, 50, was popularly known as the padwoman of Punjab due to her extensive work in the field of women’s health through her NGO — SHE Society. She trumped Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu and former Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia

      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Amritsar East constituency after her won in Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. /Hindustan Times) (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Amritsar East constituency after her won in Punjab assembly elections on Thursday. /Hindustan Times) (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:49 PM IST
      By, Amritsar

      CM Channi defeated from Bhadaur, Chamkaur Sahib

      Charanjit Singh Channi was drubbed by AAP's political greenhorn Labh Singh Ugoke with a margin of 37,558 votes from Bhadaur seat.

      Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi.(HT_PRINT)
      Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi.(HT_PRINT)
      Published on Mar 10, 2022 05:09 PM IST
      PTI |

      AAP sweeps sacrilege epicentre, retains Kotkapura, Jaitu

      AAP MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan retains Kotkapura, while Gurdit Singh Sekhon and Amolak Singh win Faridkot and Jaitu, respectively

      Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kultar Sandhwan with supporters after retaining the Kotkapura assembly segment in Faridkot district on Thursday. (HT Photo)
      Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kultar Sandhwan with supporters after retaining the Kotkapura assembly segment in Faridkot district on Thursday. (HT Photo)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:09 PM IST

      Debutante politician, who ran school at Singhu border during farmer protests wins Amloh for AAP

      In what was an out and out Aam Aadmi Party victory in Punjab, with the party bagging 92 of the 117 seats in the state assembly, Birring stood out with a record win specially since he is a first timer in the political arena.

      Gurinder Singh Garry Birring defeated his nearest competitor Shiromani Akali Dal’s Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna by a wide margin of 24,663 votes. (TWITTER.)
      Gurinder Singh Garry Birring defeated his nearest competitor Shiromani Akali Dal’s Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna by a wide margin of 24,663 votes. (TWITTER.)
      Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:35 PM IST
      Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Sarkar
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