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Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, Uttarakhand; close fight likely in Punjab, mixed verdict in Goa, Manipur

The exit polls on Thursday predicted a hung Assembly in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh where they said BJP would emerge as the largest single party.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Punjab exit polls 2017: As it happened

As the voting has ended, various exit polls predicted about the winner and performances of various political parties in the high-decibel electoral battle of Punjab Assembly elections. Here are all the details:-

Mar 09, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Assembly elections 2017: Exit polls to be announced today

The exit polls for Assembly elections has been prohibited by EC till 5:30 pm on March 9.

Mar 07, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Assembly elections: Cash, liquor seizures go through the roof in 2017

The seizure of suspected cash, liquor and drugs during the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Punjab this year has witnessed a huge jump from last polls.

Feb 26, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

Amarinder Singh seeks probe into AAP's 'nexus' with militants

Reacting to the arrest of Nabha jailbreak mastermind from the alleged house of an AAP worker, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh today sought a probe into what he called Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's "nexus" with militants and gangsters in the state.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

Punjab polls: AAP asks EC to impose restrictions on activities near EVMs

AAP on Tuesday urged Punjab Chief Electoral Officer to completely restrict any sort of activity within the compound where EVMs are stored in the state.

Feb 14, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says Punjab EVMs being moved; officials deny charge

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused officials in Punjab of trying to move EVMs from a strong room in Punjab where polling was held on February 4. Officials denied the charge.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Assembly elections: Re-polling in 48 polling stations of Punjab passes off smoothly

Repolling was on Thursday held at 48 polling stations under Amritsar Lok Sabha constitutency and five assembly segments of Punjab, with no untoward incident being reported from anywhere.

Feb 09, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations in Punjab

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repolling at 48 polling stations of Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency and the five assembly segments, including a seat from which SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia is contesting, following malfunctioning in VVPATs and EVMs during February 4 elections.

Feb 07, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Punjab Assembly polls: EC orders re-polling at 48 polling stations

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday, ordered re-polling at 48 polling stations in Punjab.

Feb 07, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Save Punjab from drug menace: BJP leader to Rajnath Singh

BJP leader and former minister in the ruling SAD-BJP government Laxmi Kanta Chawla today wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, urging him to "save Punjab from the drug menace".

Feb 06, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Assembly Elections 2017: Goa registers record 83% voter turnout, Punjab 75%

Traditional rivals BJP and Congress are locked in a keen electoral battle in the two states where Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has made its maiden foray.

Feb 04, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

Punjab, Goa to vote for assembly elections today; massive security arrangements in place

BJP is in government in Punjab in alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for two successive terms, while it also helms Goa.

Feb 03, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Assembly elections: 300 cartons of liquor seized in Punjab; two arrested

The duo was trying to dump the liquor at a secluded place near Bhogpur village when a police team raided the place and seized the liquor.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Let's eliminate drugs from Punjab: Rahul Gandhi

All 117 constituencies in Punjab will vote on February 4 and the results will be announced on March 11.

Feb 03, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

High-voltage Punjab Assembly poll campaign ends

The high-voltage campaign for the February 4 assembly elections in Punjab came to an end this evening following hectic campaigning by various political parties.

Feb 02, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

AAP will throw Punjab back into violence, mayhem: Amarinder

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today launched the last step of his poll campaign from here as he promised to bring back the innocent Sikh youths languishing in jails around the country, while attacking the AAP, which he said could throw the state back into violence and mayhem.

Feb 02, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Tohra's name to help Kuldeep consolidate standing in Sanour

Kuldeep Kaur Tohra has entered the fray as an AAP candidate from this Assembly segment with a promise of improving the lot of women.

Feb 02, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Rahul shares 'dal-subzi' meal with villagers in Punjab

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday shared a meal of 'dal-subzi' with villagers and interacted with them in Sangrur district, on the last day of campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls.

Feb 02, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra slams Punjab govt for drug menace; exposes 'liars' Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia

“I helped Arvind for many years and I can say that he is the biggest liar I have seen in my entire 66 years. He can go to any extent.”

Feb 02, 2017, 14:05 PM IST