Punjab on Saturday voted in its first and only phase of Assembly elections and recorded an estimated 70 percent polling during which technical glitches and stray incidents of violence were reported in the state which is seeing a high-stake contest among Congress, new entrant AAP and ruling SAD-BJP combine.
"Nearly 70 percent polling has taken place," an election office spokesman said giving the preliminary figures of poll percentage.
On Saturday evening, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal questioned Election Commission over the difference in voting timings in Goa and Punjab.
Bike borne men open fire near a polling booth in Ferozepur district's Guru Har Sahai area, no one injured.
Feb 4, 2017 3:40 pm (IST)
Punjab will create a history today, AAP will form the next government: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Feb 4, 2017 3:21 pm (IST)
Punjab has recorded an overall voter turnout of 48% till 2:30 PM.
Feb 4, 2017 3:05 pm (IST)
Let us sustain the voting enthusiasm till 5 PM. Let us all vote for progressive & prosperous Punjab:Sukhbir Singh Badal
Feb 4, 2017 2:47 pm (IST)
In Majitha EVM is not working in 50 polling booths. We informed the matter to the Election Commission but no action taken. Also, policemen are preventing voters to cast their ballots: AAP leader Sanjay Singh
35% Polling Till 1 PM in Punjab, Polling Delayed in Some Booths Due to Faulty EVM.
Feb 4, 2017 1:38 pm (IST)
(Latest visuals from Punjab on polling day/Courtesy: Madhuker Dass/Chaman Lal)
Feb 4, 2017 1:26 pm (IST)
(Latest visuals from Punjab on polling day/Courtesy: Madhuker Dass)
Feb 4, 2017 1:10 pm (IST)
It’s time to hang up boots. This is my last election. It’s been 47 years in politics if got a chance this time we will complete 52 years. We are getting positive news from booths in Lambi and we are winning for sure: Captain Amarinder Singh
Feb 4, 2017 1:00 pm (IST)
Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh along with family members casts their votes in Patiala.
Feb 4, 2017 12:54 pm (IST)
We are getting information that BJP will lose Assembly elections in Punjab and in Goa: Lalu Prasad Yadav
Feb 4, 2017 12:40 pm (IST)
Is dharm yudh mei satya ki jeet hone wali hai (truth will triumph in this righteous war); Hum sure hain ki sarkar Cong ki banegi (We are confident to form the Congress government in Punjab); Yahan se Cong ke jhande mei danda lagega (Congress flags will be rung from Punjab): Navjot Singh Sidhu