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Punjab polls

Punjab Assembly elections: 17.77 percent voting till 11 am

A total of 1,304 candidates, including 93 women and two transgenders, are in the fray for the high-stake electoral contest

20 Feb 2022 9:55 AM

New EVMs to be ‘inoperable’ if tampering is attempted: EC

The AAP had alleged that the authorities in Punjab had refused to accept its demand to tally results with a paper trail audit.

03 Apr 2017 1:43 AM

Introspect Punjab polls result, unfair to blame EVMs: EC to AAP

The AAP alleged that poll authorities in Punjab had refused to accept its demand to tally results with paper trial audit.

02 Apr 2017 7:08 PM

Assembly polls 2017: What led to BJP's defeat in Punjab, Goa?

While the Congress soared to a landslide win in Punjab, it was ahead of the ruling BJP in Goa with leads for most seats available.

11 Mar 2017 6:42 PM

AAP crushed in Goa, Punjab, says 'it's time to review performance'

‘We are disappointed with the results. We will introspect on the reasons behind the performance.’

11 Mar 2017 1:23 PM


Punjab exit polls: SAD-BJP out, Cong and AAP neck and neck

The ruling Akali Dal-BJP alliance was reduced to single digit tally in all exit polls.

09 Mar 2017 9:28 PM

Assembly elections 2017: Exit polls project victory for BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

The biggest scramble is for UP’s 403 seats where campaign saw the bitterest battle of them all.

09 Mar 2017 4:53 PM

Kejriwal exudes confidence about Punjab, Goa polls

He thanked the party volunteers for their ‘hard work and sacrifices’ and also commended the NRI supporters terming them as ‘amazing people’.

05 Feb 2017 3:27 PM

Punjab polls: 106 yrs old woman exercises franchise in Ludhiana

The 106-year-old Mala Devi cast her vote today at booth number 132.

04 Feb 2017 4:49 PM

Modi trying to get AAP de-registered, alleges Kejriwal

The AAP is fancying its chances in Punjab, where it is faced with a triangular contest with Congress and incumbent SAD-BJP.

03 Feb 2017 2:35 PM


In Punjab, jobless youth take a chance with ‘anti-establishment’ party AAP

The young in Punjab have been hit hardest by factory shutdowns, amid allegations that corruption has hastened the economic decline.

03 Feb 2017 1:44 PM

Arvind Kejriwal supported Bhatinda blast perpetrators: Rahul Gandhi

'The blast was carried out by the same forces that pushed Punjab into militancy three decades back,' he said.

02 Feb 2017 6:38 PM

Ahead of polls, Rahul Gandhi enjoys 'dal-sabzi' meal with Punjab villagers

Dressed in blue denims, white kurta and a jacket, Gandhi sat on a wooden cot, flanked by the village headman and residents Baliyan village.

02 Feb 2017 4:48 PM

In Punjab, poll freebies include heroin, opium and alcohol

Since the beginning of January, more than 2.63 tonnes of drugs have been seized in poll-bound Punjab.

02 Feb 2017 12:51 PM

3 killed in explosion near Cong candidate's road show in Bathinda

The blast occurred shortly after the road show of Harminder Singh Jassi, who is contesting from Maur assembly seat.

01 Feb 2017 8:47 AM


Punjab polls: 101 candidates face criminal cases, 41 are illiterate

Of them, 78 candidates are facing serious criminal charges including that of murder, attempt to murder and crime against women.

29 Jan 2017 7:30 PM

Punjab polls: Fulfill promises at Delhi first, Modi hits out at 'outsider' AAP

Addressing a rally at Kotkapura, the Prime Minister launched an attack against the Aam Aadmi Party and Congress.

29 Jan 2017 5:04 PM

Expat NRIs, mostly AAP backers, hit campaign trail as 'Punjabis are hurting worldwide'

The 'Chalo Punjab' campaign launched abroad to gather up volunteers seems to have worked.

29 Jan 2017 10:03 AM

Punjab polls: Kejriwal reiterates promise to send Majithia to jail by Apr 15

Tearing into Badal family, he said now time has come for them to face the consequences of the menace they had conferred upon Punjab.

28 Jan 2017 12:50 PM

AAP releases Punjab manifesto; promises Dalit Deputy CM, multiple sops

A team of AAP leaders led by Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh released the manifesto in Chandigarh.

27 Jan 2017 7:47 PM