Votes

  • National polling pattern indicates Congress rout: BJP 21-04-2014 05:01 PM

    Polling of over 70 per cent votes in the first five phases of elections in 232 Lok Sabha seats across the country clearly indicated that people were voting for a regime change and Congress losing its traditional poverty plank, a senior BJP leader said on Monday. "People are voting out...
  • Afghanistan: Abdullah widens lead in Presidential vote 21-04-2014 11:56 AM

    Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead in the Afghan presidential race has widened, the latest official tally of votes released on Sunday showed, although half of the votes have yet to be counted. Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission said initial results based on almost 50 per cent of the vote out...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Aamir Khan voted best actor, Deepika Padukone bags best actress, 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' best film 21-04-2014 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan and Deepika Padukone topped an IBNLive cinema poll to be crowned the Best Actor and Actress of last year, clearly indicating that the veteran actors continue to be Bollywood trusted, main draw despite a host of talented new stars redefining cinema each day. In response to...
  • Those not voting should be barred from polls: LK Advani 20-04-2014 06:20 PM

    BJP leader L K Advani on Sunday batted for introduction of compulsory voting in the countryand said those failing to exercise their right to franchise should be barred from voting in future. "I have seen elections from 1952. I have also studiedelection processes of other countries. I had recommended thatcompulsory...
  • LS polls: 6 million voters' names deleted in Maharashtra 20-04-2014 07:57 AM

    Mumbai: In a shocking revelation that could impact election results, the names of nearly six million voters have been deleted or diverted across Maharashtra. The deletion was done mainly because the voters were currently not residing in the area in which they were originally registered, a state election commission official...
  • Gujarat doctors to offer discount to patients who vote 19-04-2014 10:55 PM

    Ahmedabad: The doctors in Gujarat will give minimum 25 per cent discount on consultation fees to patients who show their inked finger to prove that they have cast their vote during the Lok Sabha polls, Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday. IMA president Dr Jitendra Patel said the move,...
  • Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi today 19-04-2014 10:50 AM

    RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad to address rally in Baisi, Purnea on Saturday. Purnea will go to polls on April 24. On Thursday, Lalu had alleged that muslim girls who came to cast their votes at booth number 180 in Gaya's Belaganj area on Thursday were misbehaved with by an official...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP thwarts break up with TDP 18-04-2014 06:46 PM

    Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. ...
  • BSP candidate approaches EC over bogus voting in 40 polling booths 18-04-2014 01:49 PM

    A BSP candidate has approached the Election Commission alleging that proxy voting took place in 40 polling booths in Muzaffarnagar district on April 10, district authorities said. BSP candidate Kadir Rana in his complaint filed with the EC after polling on April 10, alleged that proxy voting took place in...
  • West Bengal: Repolling at a polling booth in Jalpaiguri tomorrow 18-04-2014 01:48 PM

    Jalpaiguri: Repolling would be held on Saturday for a polling booth in Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha seat, District Magistrate and District Election Officer Pritha Sarkar said. Repolling would be held tomorrow for the polling booth at Dhupguri 15/195 as polling could not be held yesterday as the EVM at the booth...
  • Pune mess: Faulty EVMs, names missing in voters lists; BJP demands repolling 18-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Pune: The Lok Sabha elections in Pune on Thursday were marred by discrepancies and protests. Several voters alleged that the EVMs at one booth were malfunctioning and that votes were getting registered for the Congress even when they voted for other parties. The BJP has now demanded a repoll. Not...
  • Halfway through 2014 elections: Is it too early to call it a wave elections? 17-04-2014 11:13 PM

    A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. While some seats witnessed a massive rush of voters pushing the turnout to well over 70 per cent, several others saw a...
  • A Billion Votes: Biggest phase of polling ends in 121 constituencies 17-04-2014 07:32 PM

    A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. While some seats witnessed a massive rush of voters pushing the turnout to well over 70 per cent, several others saw a...
  • J&K: People vote against Pakistan bullets, terror attacks 17-04-2014 07:00 PM

    People living along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday turned out in large numbers to vote for "change", recording 75 per cent of polling in the forward areas. Thursday's voting will decide the fate of Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is making his maiden attempt to...
  • LS polls: Bangalore youth who did not cast their vote tell us why 17-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Bangalore witnessed a low to moderate voter turnout today. These youngsters tell us why they did not exercise their franchise. Watch! ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN's 'Ja Vote Kar' urges the youth to exercise their franchise 17-04-2014 05:53 PM

    In the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Delhi's popular band Faridkot is on CJ Youngistan motivating you to vote "Ja vote kar". ...
  • LS polls: Union Minister gets voting machine direction changed to suit Vastu in Karnataka 17-04-2014 05:41 PM

    An election official changed the direction of EVM allegedly at the request of candidate and Union Minister K H Muniyappa to make it "Vastu" compliant, following which he was shifted from a polling centre in Kolar Lok Sabha constituency. "The official has been shifted from Harohalli polling centre, which is...
  • Watch: First time voters narrate their experience 17-04-2014 04:47 PM

    Watch first time voters across India narrate their experience at the polling booth. ...
  • Watch: 103-year-old casts his vote 17-04-2014 04:38 PM

    103-year-old voter, Masu Ram from Heeranagar, Jammu, tells us why we should exercise our franchise. ...
  • Jaswant Singh, Sachin Pilot seek re-election from Rajasthan 17-04-2014 03:59 PM

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot and veteran leader Jaswant Singh are amongst the MPs seeking re-election from Rajasthan in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Chief ministers Naveen Patnaik, Raman Singh cast their votes 17-04-2014 03:35 PM

    Odisha and Chhattisgarh chief ministers Naveen Patnaik and Raman Singh cast their votes for the Phase V of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Jailed Irom Sharmila not allowed to cast vote in Manipur 17-04-2014 02:51 PM

    Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was on Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law. "Under Section 62 (5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951,...
  • CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar appeals to voters to exercise their franchise 17-04-2014 02:24 PM

    Go out and exercise your franchise - an appeal from CNN-IBN. ...
  • Bangalore: This 96-year-old has voted in every election since 1952 17-04-2014 12:38 PM

    Bangalore: 96-year-old Lakshmi Karanth is perhaps the oldest voter in India. She has voted in every election since 1952. Her grandson and grand daughter-in-law escorted her on Thursday to a polling booth in Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat. Her grandson said that Karanth was very excited about voting and planned...
  • Pune: Defective voting machine transfers all votes to Congress 17-04-2014 12:14 PM

    The early morning voters of Pune were left stunned when an electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly "transferred" all votes to the Congress. The incident happened at a polling booth at Shamrao Kalmadi School in the city when voters found that whichever button was pressed on the EVM, only the Congress...
  • Watch: 86-year-old voter exhorts the youth to exercise their francishe 17-04-2014 12:07 PM

    A total of 121 constituencies across 12 states go to vote in the fifth phase of the 9-phase Lok Sabha elections. Watch what this octagenarian has to say to the youth. ...
  • The politics of women's empowerment

    Women at work |  Nirupama Subramanian
    The greatest exercise of adult franchise in the world is currently underway in our country. The 2014 Lok Sabha elections have eclipsed cricket results and...

  • Watch: Largest phase of polling in Lok Sabha elections begins 17-04-2014 10:45 AM

    Watch the debate on CNN-IBN's special election show as 121 constituencies across 12 states go to vote in the fifth phase of elections. ...
  • Watch: BS Yeddyurappa cast his vote in Shimoga 17-04-2014 09:07 AM

    Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was amongst the early voters in Shimoga, Karnataka. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: First phase polling ends at 63.25 per cent in Rajasthan 17-04-2014 08:28 AM

    Jaipur: First phase of polling in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday ended with 63.25 per cent of 3.48 crore electors casting their votes in Rajasthan, the Election Commission said. "The 20 Lok Sabha constituencies recorded 63.25 per cent polling which was 15 per cent higher than the 2009 elections,"...