Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicPunjab Elections

Topic: Punjab Elections

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is making a ‘comeback’. Thanks to AAP’s CM candidate

Hours after results of Punjab assembly polls were announced, social media was flooded with episodes of Mann’s stint as a stand-up comic in ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’.

Crowds, speeches, dancing — glimpses of AAP, BJP celebrations after assembly poll victories

While AAP charted historic victory in Punjab, BJP returned to power in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa & Manipur. ThePrint's Praveen Jain, Manisha Mondal & Suraj Singh Bisht capture the celebration.

‘Star campaigner’ Sonu Sood fails to charm Moga voters, sister Malvika loses by huge margin

Malvika, a well-known social worker, had replaced incumbent Congress MLA Harjot Kamal Singh as the Congress' candidate from Moga, after Singh switched to the BJP.

Kejriwal’s AAP got 3 things right in Punjab this time, starting with Bhagwant Mann for CM

AAP’s historic victory in Punjab can’t be attributed to its political adversaries’ failures. Behind it was a carefully crafted strategy by Kejriwal, who is a quick-learner.

AAP’s ‘badlaav’ campaign changes its fortunes in Punjab, Mann seems set for CM chair

AAP’s campaign in Punjab was primarily based on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s governance model which stresses on better schools, better healthcare systems, among others.

New FIR against Channi accuses Punjab CM of campaigning after electioneering ended in state

This is the second FIR lodged against the Punjab CM in the past 48 hours. Earlier, on Thursday, an FIR had been filed against Channi for controversial comments made at a roadshow.

BJP in power for more than 7 yrs but still blaming Nehru for problems, Manmohan Singh says

In a video message in Punjabi, the former PM said BJP doesn't admit its mistakes or make amends. He also hit out at the 'attempt to defame' CM Charanjit Channi over PM's security.

Voters in 3 seats next to Chandigarh have same concern: Concrete jungle & host of civic issues

Residents in SAS Nagar, Kharar and Dera Bassi say developers, in collaboration with successive govts, have affected their lives. Candidates say they're aware of these issues.

Aam Aadmi Party is ‘photocopy of Congress’, PM Modi says in Punjab’s Pathankot

Addressing a poll rally in Pathankot, PM Modi added that farming, trade & industry will be made profitable in 5 years if the BJP-led alliance is voted to power.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.