VOTE

  • Solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India to be found: Sushma Swaraj 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas next month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday voiced confidence about finding a solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India. The Election Commission was considering the issue, she said. "The Election Commission could not take a decision so far. There...
  • Record polling registered in J&K and Jharkhand: EC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir recorded a "historic and unprecedented" polling in the last 27 years with 66 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the five phases, the last one today recording a high 76 per cent with voters braving freezing temperatures. The streak of strong balloting was also followed...
  • Countdown begins for final phase of Assembly polls in J&K 3 days ago

    Jammu: Stage is set for the fifth and final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in which several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts of Jammu amid a strong security deployment. After a record...
  • Assembly elections live: J&K records 49 per cent polling overall, says Election Commission December 14, 2014

    Voting to begin in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Assembly elections live: 61 per cent voter turn out registered in Jharkhand December 14, 2014

    The 15 constituencies that go to polls on Sunday are, Madhupur, Deogarh (SC), Bagodar, Jamua (SC), Gandey, Giridih, Dumri, Bokaro, Chandankyari (SC), Sindri, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharia, Tundi and Baghmara. ...
  • Fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand today December 14, 2014

    Ranchi/Srinagar: Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir and 15 seats in Jharkhand takes place in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in the states on Sunday. In the penultimate round of the five-phased elections in J&K, the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker...
  • Srinagar: Despite boycott calls, terror threats, voters upbeat about polls December 13, 2014

    Despite boycott calls and threat from terrorists, voters in Jammu and Kashmir are upbeat about the elections. "Everything is going on very smoothly. And I can say, what I have experienced in the last few years, the people are going to come out on their own, not by force," say...
  • Assembly polls: Jammu & Kashmir records good turnout in 3rd phase despite serial terror strikes December 9, 2014

    Jammu & Kashmir recorded a remarkable turnout of 58 per cent in the third phase of polling notwithstanding the serial terror strikes that hit the state just days ahead of elections. ...
  • HC asks Censor Board to review documentary film 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar' again December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to review 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar', a documentary film, again and pass its order. Its maker Meera Chaudhary had filed a plea challenging the CBFC's refusal to grant it a certificate on the grounds that the film...
  • Assembly elections: Jammu & Kashmir records 58 per cent polling in third phase December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 58 per cent polling in the third phase of elections held on Tuesday, just days after serial terror attacks claimed the lives of 11 security personnel and two civilians. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and three of his cabinet colleagues are among 144 candidates whose fate...
  • Jharkhand Assembly polls live: Nearly 55 per cent polling till 3 PM December 9, 2014

    Voting on seventeen assembly seats is underway in the third phase where nearly 50 lakh voters will decide the fate of 289 candidates including three independents....
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire ahead of J&K polls today, over 80 criminal nominees in the fray in Jharkhand December 9, 2014

    Jammu/Ranchi: Just before the third phase of polling in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, Pakistani troops on Monday night violated the ceasefire by resorting to small arms firing on some forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing in Hamirpur sub-sector...
  • Terror strikes cast a shadow on 3rd phase of J&K elections, Omar faces a tough battle in PDP stronghold December 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as the first two phases of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections on November 25 and December 2 passed off relatively peacefully with a large number of voters coming out to exercise their franchise, the multiple terror attacks on December 5 at four different places of the Kashmir Valley...
  • J&K: EC orders repolling in one Medhar polling booth December 5, 2014

    Srinagar: The Election Commission on Friday ordered repolling in a polling station in Medhar Assembly segment in Poonch district on December 7. "The Election Commission of India today ordered re-poll at polling station no. 34-Chungan-B of 86-Assembly constituency Mendhar," an EC spokesman said tonight. The EC under Section 68 (1) (b) of...
  • Centre asks J&K to consider conferment of permanent status to West Pakistan refugees December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: There would be no permanent residency for refugees from Pakistan settled in Jammu and Kashmir since 1947 unless the state Constitution is amended, the government today informed the Lok Sabha. Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said West Pakistani refugees settled in the state are not the...
  • Watch: Polling for second phase of Assembly elections on in J&K, Jharkhand December 2, 2014

    Polling is on for the second phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. 18 constituencies in J&K and 20 in Jharkhand go to polls today. ...
  • A young Kulgam voter travels from Delhi to take part in Jammu and Kashmir elections December 1, 2014

    The desire to bring a change in the state has brought a young voter working in Delhi to the Kashmir Valley. Even though 26-year-old Adil admitted that he had no desire to come back to Jammu and Kashmir permanently, he wanted to ensure that clean and good candidates enter the...
  • Watch: BJP's J&K election campaign in full swing December 1, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party is trying hard to make inroads into the Valley in the ongoing five-phase Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • Imran Khan threatens to shutdown Pakistan if vote rigging charges against PM Sharif not probed December 1, 2014

    Pakistan's famed cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan threatened to bring the country to a standstill on December 16 if the government does not investigate allegations of vote rigging by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The chairman of Pakistan's opposition party Tehrik-e-Insaf is demanding a judicial commission under the Supreme Court. Khan said,...
  • Made in India EVMs power Africa's first e-vote November 28, 2014

    Windhoek: Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot Friday, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government. Opposition parties had launched an 11th-hour challenge to the use of the Indian-made e-voting machines, claiming the lack of a paper trail...
  • J&K polls: Enthusiastic voters come out to exercise their franchise November 25, 2014

    The first phase of Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable 70 per cent polling. ...
  • J&K: People brave cold weather, turn out in huge numbers to cast their votes November 25, 2014

    A total of 10,502,50 voters, including 5,00,539 women, will decide the fate of 12 sitting MLAs, including seven ministers among 123 candidates at 1,900 polling stations in 15 constituencies. ...
  • Live: Polling over in all 13 constituencies in Jharkhand November 25, 2014

    Polling for 13 of the 81 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand, spread over six Maoist-affected districts, began at seven this morning amid tight security. ...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Polling for first phase today; 7 ministers, 12 MLAs in the fray November 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Over 10.50 lakh voters will get to decide the political fate of 123 candidates, including seven ministers and 12 sitting MLAs, who are in the fray in 15 constituencies in the first phase of the five phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Polling will start at 8:00...
  • Change is the common theme as Jammu and Kashmir gets ready to vote in first phase November 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Along with the cold and icy winds blowing across Jammu and Kashmir, its voters are also expecting a change in government which they hope will bring in development and end the "corrupt" regime of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Across several constituencies of north Kashmir which will vote on November 25...
  • Development in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez means power for just 6 hours November 23, 2014

    Gurez: As India continues to strive for a place in the list of fast developing nations, there are several things which its citizens have come to regards as basic necessities apart from food, shelter and clothing. One of the basic infrastructure requirements for leading a normal life and enjoy the...
  • Not dead: Michigan man has to convince election workers he's not dead before voting November 18, 2014

    Lee Township, Mich.: Dale Hopfinger ran into a problem while trying to vote in Michigan: He was told he was dead. An election worker even told him that local records listed the date of his demise as Sept. 25. After some persuasion, Hopfinger says officials finally allowed him to cast a...
  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Number of 'Yes' voters was more than the 'No', says Shaina NC November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP Spokesperson Shaina NC said that the number of 'Yes' voters were far more than the 'No' during the Maharashtra trust vote. "The BJP was confident that there would be lots of MLAs across the board that would want a good governance model and vote...
  • Is the BJP paying mere lip service to its allies? November 12, 2014

    Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome saying...