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Punjab polls

Punjab Zila Parishad and Panchayat samiti election results: Congress leads, SAD second

A total of 354 zila parishad and 2,900 panchayat samiti members are in the fray.

Sep 22, 2018, 08:13 AM IST

Stage set for counting of votes for Punjab rural election results for 22 Zila Parishads, 150 panchayat samitis

The stage is set for counting of votes for rural elections in Punjab, polling for which was held on Wednesday. A voter turnout of 58.1% was registered in the elections for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 panchayat samitis in the state.

Sep 22, 2018, 07:05 AM IST

Punjab zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls: Voting underway amid tight security

Polling is being held for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 Panchayat Samitis in Punjab.

Sep 19, 2018, 08:25 AM IST

Winning candidates see lower vote share in Punjab, Goa polls

Winners saw their average vote share decline by as much as 8 per cent in the recently concluded assembly polls in Goa and Punjab, compared to the 2012 elections, says a report.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

BJP would have won if contested alone in Punjab: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Reacting to the political debacle of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab, Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said that the saffron party would have won the Punjab Assembly elections if it had contested them without the coalition.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

Two dozen AAP candidates lost deposit in Punjab Assembly elections

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, 20:32 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

Election Commission asks Punjab CEO for compliance report on EVMs security

New Delhi: Polling in the state was held on February 4. The counting of votes will be done, with other states, on March 11 and results declared the same day. 

Feb 15, 2017, 19:28 PM 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

Akali Dal sees 'conspiracy' against Sikh community

In its first meeting after the February 4 voting for assembly elections in the state, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said certain "elements" were indulging in "a deep-rooted and dangerous conspiracy" to weaken the Sikh community in the state.

Feb 11, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

SAD asks for performance report of rank and file during polls

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), seeking a third consecutive term in Punjab, today asked the party candidates who contested the February 4 Assembly polls to submit reports on the performance of the rank and file in the high-stakes election.

Feb 11, 2017, 21:03 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

Punjab re-poll on Thursday; holiday declared in 5 districts

The vote count would take place on March 11.

Feb 08, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs in Punjab, says EC

All security measures are put in place to guard EVMs in nine assembly constituencies here, the Election Commission said today, as it dismissed the AAP's allegations that standard procedure was neglected while guarding the strong rooms where the polling machines are kept.

Feb 08, 2017, 18:29 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

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