Gul Panag

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  • If people don't vote, they have no right to complain: Kirron Kher 10-04-2014 03:35 PM

    BJP candidate from Chandigarh said, "I am confident the people will vote for BJP and BJP will win with majority. It is very important that every individual should vote. If they don't vote, they have no right to complain later." ...
  • Pawan Bansal urges people to vote, confident of winning 10-04-2014 03:10 PM

    Congress candidate from Chandigarh, Pawan Kumar Bansal said that he has confident of winning. ...
  • Watch: Chandigarh voters at poll booths early in the morning 10-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Chandigarh has two fresh candidates in the fray - AAP's Gul Panag and BJP's Kirron Kher - and sitting Congress MP Pawan Bansal. ...
  • It's ladies vs Pawan Bansal in Chandigarh this time 08-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Will the wind (Pawan) blow out others again this time? Will the new flower (Gul) blossom? Will there be a ray (Kirron) of hope? Or will the people settle for heaven (Jannat)? The names of the candidates apart, Chandigarh surely is witnessing its most interesting contest for the lone Lok...
  • Anil Kapoor campaigns for Kirron Kher in Chandigarh 06-04-2014 11:59 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor on Sunday campaigned for BJP Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher and said he had not come to the city on anybody's invitation but to support her a "friend". "In politics generally, it has been observed that while people say one thing but they mean something else,"...
  • People are angry, looking for a change: Gul Panag 04-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Sounding a confident note, Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag says people are looking for a change. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Twitter star also commented on the political online battles. ...
  • Want to be real, not act as a politician: BJP's Kirron Kher 31-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Mumbai: Known for her sophisticated and ornate taste in expensive saris and jewellery, Kirron Kher disregards the advice that she must dress simply during her rallies as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Lok Sabha election from Chandigarh. She believes she doesn't need to "act" like a politician...
  • Kejriwal taken ill after Chandigarh road show 30-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Chandigarh: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was taken ill after his road show in Chandigarh on Sunday and cancelled his later engagements in Haryana, party sources said here. Kejriwal, who arrived in Chandigarh to campaign for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate and actress Gul Panag, went back to Delhi, cancelling his...
  • Arvind Kejriwal campaigns for Gul Panag in Chandigarh 30-03-2014 12:36 PM

    AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal commenced his road show in Chandigarh on Sunday in support of party candidate Gul Panag for the April 10 election. Kejriwal arrived in Chandigarh from Haryana where he was on a road show since Friday. Addressing a gathering here, he reiterated that Haryana and Gujarat Chief...
  • LS polls: I am not a politician, here to serve people, says Gul Panag 29-03-2014 12:00 PM

    Actor Gul Panag speaks to CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey about her decision to join politics and her goal in life. ...
  • Gul Panag blazes the campaign trail on a Royal Enfield bike 28-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Model-turned-actress-turned-politician Gul Panag is an avid biker. She rides bikes in her films -- bikes were a part of her wedding as well. Panag, who will be contesting elections next month from Chandigarh on Aam Admi Party ticket, tweeted a picture of herself on a Royal Enfield bike during a...
  • LS polls: Star power apart, swanky vehicles of key candidates perk up Chandigarh 26-03-2014 06:54 PM

    It is not merely the glamour pouring on Chandigarh Lok Sabha with the presence of actresses Gul Panag and Kirron Kher as candidates, a range of swanky vehicles used by key contestants for campaign are adding to the glitter of electoral campaign across the city. Sitting Congress MP Pawan Kumar...
  • Open Mike: Do actors make successful politicians? 24-03-2014 07:08 PM

    The Chandigarh constituency will be one of the keenly watched seat this election as Bollywood actors Gul Panag, Kirron Kher and Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal will be contesting against each other. In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Chandigarh and put forth public issues...
  • I am also an aam aadmi, says AAP candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag 24-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag will be contesting elections on the Aam Aadmi Party ticket from Chandigarh. She will be contesting against BJP's Kirron Kher and Congress's Pawan Kumar Bansal. Here is the transcript of the interview: CNN-IBN: There has been criticism. Can you really pull it off, can you...
  • No idea where, when and how this started: Gul Panag on 'Twitter war' with Kirron Kher 24-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Gul Panag, who is said to have started a 'Twitter war' with Kirron Kher, her competition in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, says she did not intend to poke fun at the veteran artist as she harbours love and respect for her. The two Bollywood actresses of different...
  • Kirron Kher reacts strongly to Gul Panag's tweet on '60-year-olds' 24-03-2014 08:46 AM

    Chandigarh: The battle between two star candidates in Chandigarh, Aam Aadmi Party's Gul Panag and Bharatiya Janata Party's Kirron Kher, is being played out not just on the streets, but on Twitter as well. When asked if this Twitter war between them was unseemly, Kirron Kher said Panag started it...
  • LS polls: Actors can also govern, says Gul Panag 23-03-2014 05:55 PM

    It is going to be a star studded contest in Chandigarh as two Bollywood actors Kirron Kher and Gul Panag are set to contest from the seat. While Kher is the BJP's candidate, Gul Panag will fight on AAP's seat. ...
  • Gul Panag targets Bansal, questions CBI clean chit in rail scam 22-03-2014 05:17 PM

    Launching a scathing attack on former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over cash-for-post scam, AAP candidate and former Miss India Gul Panag on Saturday questioned the clean chit given by CBI in the case to her rival from Chandigarh seat and said he cannot simply brush aside the alleged involvement...
  • Trouble continues for Kirron Kher 20-03-2014 05:56 PM

    Actor-turned-BJP nominee Kirron Kher on Thursday visited former MP Harmohan Dhawan at the latter's residence in Chandigarh apparently to seek support for her candidature, but failed to win over the sulking leader. Kher's nomination from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha segment had stock resentment among some local BJP leaders, prominent among...
  • LS polls: Pawan Bansal files nomination papers for Chandigarh seat 18-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and four-time MP on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, polling for which will be held on April 10. The 65-year-old politician, filed his papers before the Returning Officer, in Chandigarh. Bansal was accompanied by his wife Madhu, son...
  • Gul Panag is smart and sensible; would make a good leader: Purab Kohli 18-03-2014 10:23 AM

    Kolkata: Describing close friend and actress Gul Panag as "sensible" and "smart", Bollywood actor Purab Kohli on Monday said he would be happy to support the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Chandigarh for the Lok Sabha polls. "She is very smart and sensible. I know her well personally. She...
  • Gul Panag shows solidarity towards residents suffering from water shortage; stays away from Holi 17-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag, the AAP's Lok Sabha candidate in Chandigarh, stayed away from Holi celebration Monday to promote water conservation. "In solidarity with the residents of Chandigarh who are suffering from acute water shortage, I will not be playing Holi," Gul tweeted. "Celebrate a vibrant, safe and environmentally...
  • LS polls: Gul Panag vs Kirron Kher vs Pawan Bansal in Chandigarh 16-03-2014 01:56 PM

    It is going to be a star studded contest in Chandigarh as two Bollywood actors Kirron Kher and Gul Panag are set to contest from the seat. While Kher is the BJP's candidate, Gul Panag will fight on AAP's seat. Also in the fray is former railway minister Pawan Bansal....
  • AAP seeks to strike balance in candidate selection 16-03-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has sought to strike a balance by giving tickets to people from diverse fields like media, corporate world, films and academics besides social activists, former defence personnel and retired bureaucrats for the Lok Sabha elections. Former CEO and Chairperson of RBS India Meera Sanyal,...
  • Are celebrities misfits in electoral politics? 13-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha are witnessing many entrants from the sports and glamour industry. While actor Gul Panag will be contesting as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, former footballer Baichung Bhutia is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on Trinamool Congress ticket. ...