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Poll aspirants begin to woo voters

HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In a bid to scale up preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP, Congress and AAP leaders in city have started organising public meetings in the colonies to woo large chunk of voters living in slums areas of the city. On Sunday, speaking at the public meetings as BJP city

Ludhiana SHO poll candidate

DP Impact: Ludhiana SHO replaced after he threatened poll candidate

‘SHO Prem Singh made a call to husband of candidate of Panchayat Elections and threatened him to withdraw his candidature’ RAJDEEP BENIPAL Ludhiana Days after the Punjab Police Inspector Prem Singh posted as Station House Officer (SHO) at Police Station Dehlon has threatened the husband of Panchayat Election candidate and admitted killing several “Babbar” (Daring people), the cop was shifted to Police lines on the orders of Election Commission. Taking the serious note

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West Bengal civic poll results 2017: TMC won 6, GJM won 3

On Sunday Seven civic bodies were voted, four in the hills and three in the plains but the election was marred by unprecedented violence. In this violence several people injured and the state’s opposition parties was against the Bengal election chief.A CPM leader claimed that at least four party workers were injured in poll violence.

Americans’ approval rating of UN slides: Poll

Washington: A majority of Americans (60 per cent) have said that the UN is doing a “poor job” in solving the problems it faces, up by six percentage points from 2016, according to a new poll. In contrast, only 37 per cent of Americans say the UN is doing a “good job” in solving the

EC asks AAP to furnish its poll manifestos

Chandigarh: The Election Commission has asked the AAP to submit its manifestos for Punjab, including the ones it released on dalits and farmers, as it is mandatory for parties. The matter was raised by the Election Commission recently in a meeting with representatives of the political parties in poll-bound Punjab. “It is mandatory to submit

Clinton moves to 4-point edge over Trump: Poll

Washington: With one day before Election Day, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has a four percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to the final Fox News national pre-election poll of likely voters. Clinton’s ahead by 48-44 per cent, while Libertarian Gary Johnson received 3 per cent and Green Party’s Jill Stein 2 per cent,

Clinton leads Trump by four points: poll

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by four percentage points, a latest national opinion poll said today, two days ahead of the crucial US general elections. Clinton, who has maintained lead over Trump ranging from one per cent to as high as 12 per cent in most of the

BJP announces poll committee for Punjab

Chandigarh: BJP announced a 16-member poll committee for Punjab which is going to polls early next year on Wednesday. The names were announced by Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla. The committee includes, besides Sampla, state organisation general secretary Dinesh Kumar, national vice-president Avinash Rai Khanna, national secretary Tarun Chugh, national executive member and former state

Capt Amarinder launches Google ‘Chalo Lambi’

AAP, SAD, BJP exploiting 1984 riots issue for poll gains: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh today accused AAP and SAD of exploiting Sikh sentiments by raking up the 1984 riots with an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. “The Akalis have been ruling Punjab for nearly 10 years, and AAP has now been in power in Delhi for two years. But

Trump leads Clinton by one point: Poll

Washington: A week before the US presidential elections, Republican nominee Donald Trump has taken a slender lead of one percentage point against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May in a major national tracking poll. Trump has overtaken Clinton in the ABC News/ Washington Post tracking poll, according to which the

Trump now just one point behind Clinton, says latest poll

Washington: US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled within a point of Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton, polling at 45 per cent among likely US voters to Clinton’s 46 per cent, the latest Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll says. The results are based on a random sample of 1,781 adults surveyed by telephone on October

Clinton leads Trump by 12 points: Poll

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 12 percentage points, according to a new national poll, up 8 points from a similar survey conducted last month. The Monmouth University poll released on Monday put Clinton ahead of Trump, 50 per cent to 38 per cent, Politico news magazine reported.

‘Tu Hai Mera Sunday’ is a must watch at MAMI: Poll

Mumbai: Shahana Goswami and Barun Sobti-starrer “Tu Hai Mera Sunday” has been selected as one of the top ‘must watch’ films at the forthcoming Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival, according to a poll conducted by the festival organisers. In a new audience building initiative, Jio MAMI’s 18th Mumbai Film Festival With Star conducted a

‘Peace, development to be SAD-BJP’s poll agenda’

Sardulgarh Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said peace, communal harmony and development will be the main agenda of the SAD-BJP alliance in the assembly polls to be held next year. Badal claimed that besides strengthening the bond of brotherhood and amity in the state, the alliance government has ensured all-round development of Punjab

Credibility of poll surveys at stake in Punjab

The survey by India Today-Axis Opinion poll released on Thursday said the Congress is likely to emerge as the single largest party with 49 to 55 seats in the 2017 Punjab assembly polls. The survey gave Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 42-46 seats in the 117-seat Punjab assembly and predicted a rout for the ruling SAD-BJP

BJP won’t make surgical strikes a poll issue, says Shah

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Friday said that his party will not make the India Army’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control an election issue during the upcoming Uttar Pradesh and Punjab polls. “It should not be made an election issue. But we’ll take this issue to the public, because it

2016 US election brings out worst in people: Poll

Washington: With harsh rhetoric as the brand image of the 2016 US presidential election, an overwhelming majority of voters have said that this year’s race has brought out the worst in people, according to a new poll. The new Monmouth University poll showed 70 per cent of registered voters believed that the matchup between Democrat

Clinton leading Trump by 3 points: Poll

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 3 points nationwide, according to a latest poll. In a four-way matchup, Clinton bests Trump, 43 per cent to 40 per cent, the Fox News poll released on Friday said. The poll represents a slight increase in support for the Democratic nominee,

SAD-BJP will score hat-trick in Punjab polls: Harsimrat Badal

London: Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine in Punjab will create history again by winning the Assembly elections for the third consecutive time next year on development agenda, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said here. The Minister for Food Processing Industries and SAD MP from Bathinda said the alliance will be voted back because it

Preneet launches Cong’s poll song

Patiala: Senior leader of Congress and Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur on Wednesday officially launched the party’s poll song for the forthcoming assembly elections 2017 titled ‘Chahunda Hai Punjab, Captain Di Sarkar’ here in a big way. Congress leaders and the workers assembled in large numbers at New Moti Bagh Palace, the residence of Punjab Congress