Ballot

  • Over 14,000 postal ballots used in Delhi for Lok Sabha elections 17-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Over 14,000 of around 75,000 Delhi Police and civil officials deployed on election duty on April 10 in New Delhi have exercised their franchise through postal ballots. Delhi Election Commission had distributed around 30,000 postal ballots and nearly 45,000 Election Duty Certificates (EDCs) to security personnel and civil officials who...
  • Mizoram poll: Bru voters to vote through postal ballots 09-11-2013 01:51 PM

    Bru voters lodged in the six relief camps in north Tripura district will cast their votes through postal ballots in the camps on November 19 and 20, state election department officials said. Elections to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly would be held in Mizoram on November 25. Following instructions from the...
  • Bulgarian authorities seize fake ballots before election 12-05-2013 01:40 AM

    Sofia: Bulgaria has seized 350,000 fake ballot papers, prosecutors said on Saturday, a day before a parliamentary election that is likely to deliver no party a majority and more political turmoil in the EU's poorest country. Prosecutors said the ballots were found at a printing house owned by the company...
  • Pakistan's ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes 11-05-2013 10:11 AM

    Islamabad: The ballot papers used in the Pakistan polls on Saturday weighed a staggering 650 tonnes, an official said. Soldiers had provided security cover since April 19 to five printing presses where ballot papers had been printed, a military official told Dawn. They transported 650 tonnes of ballot papers to...
  • Pak voters may be given 'none of the above' choice 03-04-2013 11:34 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Election Commission on Wednesday decided to give people the choice of not voting for any of the candidates in the fray for the May 11 general election, with the inclusion of a "none of the above" option in ballot papers. Officials said re-polls would be held in constituencies...
  • Budget before Ballot: Has the Finance Minister been able to lift sentiments with his budget? 28-02-2013 08:48 PM

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses the question and much more with a panel of experts on the show Budget before Ballot. ...
  • US: Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures 07-11-2012 09:28 AM

    New York: While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes for US social policy: Several states had a chance to be the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Dating back to 1998,...
  • US: Sunita Williams voted by absentee ballot 07-11-2012 07:47 AM

    Houston: Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, currently in space floating around in zero-gravity, voted for US presidential polls by absentee ballot. Sunita, along with flight engineer Kevin Ford, exercised her franchise in July while stationed in Russia even before heading up to the station aboard Soyuz ships launched from the Baikonur...
  • US elections: Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures 07-11-2012 12:48 AM

    Washington: While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes for US social policy: Several states had a chance to be the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Dating back to 1998, same-sex...
  • Obama first US President to cast his vote early 26-10-2012 09:28 AM

    Washington: Barack Obama created history when he went to a polling booth in his home town of Chicago to cast his vote, over 12 days ahead of the November 6 elections, thus becoming the first US President to vote early. Amidst his hectic electioneering schedule, Obama flew in from Richmond...
  • US: Barack Obama first President to vote early 26-10-2012 08:56 AM

    Barack Obama has created history by becoming the first sitting US President to cast his vote early. Busy campaigning for the November 6 elections, Obama made a quick stop at Chicago to cast his ballot. This was part of his campaign's wider effort to encourage early voting, with many states...
  • Advani says scrap EVMs 05-07-2009 10:15 AM

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