ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Punjab’s Drug Problem

Younger persons have been the worst sufferers of the illicit drugs trade in Punjab. Although contrabands have spread their tentacles in all parts, the scourge of drugs has been concentrated in certain localities, clusters, and villages. The demand for illicit drugs in Punjab is largely met from outside the state through a supply network controlled by the local, interstate, and international drug traffi ckers.

Punjab Assembly Elections

In the Punjab assembly elections this year the polarisation of voters between the Congress and the Akali Dal was so sharp that other parties and groups, including the allies of the two, were reduced to the position of spoilers at best.

Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti Elections in Punjab-Revival of Political Activity

The recent elections to local government bodies in Punjab, while initiating the process of Akali unity, have exposed the vulnerability of Beant Singh's government.

Politics of a By-Election-Nakodar and Ajnala Assembly Constituencies in Punjab

The results of the by-elections to two assembly constituencies in Punjab, Nakodar and Ajnala, have far-reaching implications for politics in the state. This article examines the dynamics of electoral politics in the two assembly constituencies against the background of economic changes which have taken place there.
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