close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Punjab Assembly Elections

Arvind Kejriwal meets Election Commission Nasim Zaidi over EVM tampering row

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi to discuss the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) tampering issue.

Apr 01, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Two dozen AAP candidates lost deposit in Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won 20 seats in the Punjab assembly, came second in 26 constituencies while over two dozen AAP candidates lost their security deposit.

Mar 12, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Congress storms back to power in Punjab, wins 77 out of 117 seats

Almost after a decade, the Congress party on Saturday swept back to power in Punjab with veteran party leader Amarinder Singh all set to return as Chief Minister of the state. 

Mar 11, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

Punjab Election Results: Captain Amarinder Singh steals the show – Why Congress won and Akalis lost

Congress-led by Captain Amarinder Singh has emerged as the big winner in Punjab Assembly Elections.

Mar 11, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Tension prevails in Punjab's Majitha as Congress-Akali Dal clash

Tension prevailed in Punjab`s Majitha constituency on Monday following clashes between supporters of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress, a police officer said.

Feb 06, 2017, 12:18 PM 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 polls: VVPAT machines develop technical snag at some places

Several voters across the state experienced problems during the polling process today, as a large number of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, installed for the first time in the ongoing Punjab Assembly elections, developed a technical snag.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Assembly elections: 35% polling recorded in Punjab till 1:00 pm

Brisk polling was going on as around 35 percent of the total 1.98 crore electors exercised their franchise till 1 PM in the high-stakes Punjab Assembly elections, wherein 1,145 candidates are in the fray.

Feb 04, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

Assembly elections: Punjab braves chill, 11% votes in first two hours

Braving the winter chill, thousands of voters turned out on Saturday morning to cast their vote for the Punjab assembly elections.

Feb 04, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

Punjab polls: Congress, AAP making false promises to lure voters, says Harsimrat Kaur

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today exuded confidence that the SAD-BJP would again form the government in the state as she hit out at Congress and AAP for making "false promises" to lure voters.

Feb 04, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Punjab assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal urges people to vote

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal whose Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is counting on the voters of Punjab, on Saturday urged the people in the state to go out and vote.

Feb 04, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Punjab polls: Candidates at doorsteps to woo voters amid tight security

Nearly 1.99 crore voters will decide the fate of 1,145 candidates, including 81 women and a lone transgender candidate, in polls from 117 Assembly constituencies from 8 am onwards.
 

Feb 03, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Punjab Assembly elections 2017: With Sidhu-Amarinder duo, can Congress win this poll battle? Here's detailed analysis

The electoral battle lines are already drawn in Punjab! 

Jan 31, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

Assembly elections 2017: 'BJP will win all the five states'

The BJP will win all five states, which go to polls from February 4, its national spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said on Monday.

Jan 30, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Assembly elections: PM Narendra Modi blasts Congress, says party labelled youth of Punjab as terrorists, how can that be accepted

Lashing out at Congress, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday in a rally in Kotkapura said that Congress labelled youth of Punjab as terrorists and asked how can that be accepted.

Jan 29, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Punjab elections: 1.2 lakh liquor bottles seized in Bathinda

The liquor bottles were meant for free distribution to people before voting.

Jan 29, 2017, 10:04 AM IST

SYL canal would have brought back terrorism to Punjab, says Captain Amarinder Singh

The Supreme Court recently termed the Punjab Government`s 2004 law terminating the SYL canal water-sharing agreement with its neighbouring states as unconstitutional.

Jan 29, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Rajnath Singh raps Pakistan for supplying drugs in Punjab, warns of dire consequences

Lashing out at Pakistan for supplying drugs in the Indian state of Punjab, Union Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Asian neighbour of dire consequences of it does not mend its ways.

Jan 24, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Assembly elections: Battle lines drawn in Punjab with three-way contest

With battle lines drawn for the February 4 polls to Punjab Assembly, a high-octane battle of ballot is on the cards especially in some of the constituencies where the heavyweights of the three main parties are contesting.

Jan 22, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Assembly polls: Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla denies report of his resignation

There were reports that Vijay Sampla offered to step down from the post of party's state unit chief over ticket distribution.

Jan 17, 2017, 11:09 AM IST