Polling Station

  • J&K: Reasi gets 53 model polling stations to encourage voters 14-04-2014 03:33 PM

    Over 50 model polling stations have been established in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, equipped with the best facilities to encourage the turnout. "To increase the turnout and make voting a pleasant experience 53 model polling stations have been established in Reasi district of J~~amp;amp;K", District Development Commissioner, Reasi,...
  • LS polls: Over 400 sensitive polling booths in Delhi, says EC 08-04-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: There are over 400 sensitive and 90 hyper-sensitive polling booths in the national capital where balloting would be videographed, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev said on Tuesday. "There are 417 sensitive booths and 90 hyper-sensitive booths, special arrangements have been made in these booths. The polling process...
  • LS polls: EC to set nine all-women polling stations in Tripura 02-04-2014 02:02 PM

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) will set up nine all- women polling stations in Tripura, an official said in Agartala on Wednesday. "Considering the performance of women polling personnel in previous elections, nine polling stations would be set up with only women polling personnel," Tripura Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)...
  • LS polls: Polling stations now just a mouse click away in Kerala 01-04-2014 03:33 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Locating the polling booths will be just a mouse click away for voters in Kerala, where preparations are in full swing for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections. Seeking to help voters to find out their respective polling stations and thus to bring maximum number of voters to exercise...
  • Arunachal's smallest polling station has only two voters 29-03-2014 04:39 PM

    Arunachal Pradesh has set up a polling station for only two voters at Malogaon under Hayuliang division in the newly created Anjaw district. Besides, there are eight polling stations for less than 10 voters, 20 for less than 20 voters and 105 for less than 50 electors in different areas...
  • EC directive to poll officials to check rigging 14-03-2014 04:55 PM

    To guard against rigging and use of money power, the Election Commission has issued directives to its officials to mark as "critical" polling stations which saw over 90 per cent turn out and where a particular candidate got more than 75 per cent votes in the last elections. In a...
  • Owing to Naxal threats, 167 polling stations in Bastar relocated 02-11-2013 09:24 AM

    As many as 167 polling stations in the sensitive areas of Naxal-affected Bastar region, which will have polling in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, have been relocated for "security and accessibility" reasons. "A total of 167 polling booths of Bastar region were shifted due to security and accessibility...
  • LK Advani once again praises Shivraj Singh Chouhan 08-10-2013 12:40 PM

    The BJP patriarch LK Advani once again comes out in praise of Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Following is an excerpt from his latest blog where he talks about last months rally in Bhopal. "On the stage were all central leaders of the Party. Assembled at the Bhopal Jambooree Maidan in front...
  • MP Assembly polls: More than 7,000 polling booths added 09-09-2013 02:24 PM

    Over 7000 polling booths have been added to facilitate voting in the assembly elections this year in Madhya Pradesh. According to an official release, there were 46,812 polling booths in 2008 assembly elections while this year the number has gone up to 53,896. About 7084 more polling booths were added...
  • Maldives: Thousands flock to cast votes as Presidential elections begin 07-09-2013 09:18 AM

    Polling for second multi-party Presidential elections began in Maldives on Saturday with people flocking to polling stations to elect their new leader, eighteen months after first democratically elected President Mohamed Nasheed had to resign under duress. Voting began at 7:30am (0230 GMT) at 470 polling stations set up on 192...
  • Party of PM Hun Sen wins Cambodian election, majority slashed 29-07-2013 07:10 AM

    Cambodia's ruling party won Sunday's general election but with a much-reduced majority, according to the government, a result that will be seen as a setback for authoritarian leader Hun Sen, one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers. Khieu Kanharith, government spokesman and information minister, said on his Facebook page the...
  • Pakistan polls: Stats confirm rigging reports in Karachi 14-05-2013 12:49 AM

    Karachi: An elections observer group in Pakistan has confirmed reports of rigging at some polling stations in Pakistan's biggest city of Karachi. The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has provided statistics supporting reports of rigging at several Karachi polling stations where voter turnout was abnormally high. Since the elections...
  • Gujarat BJP MLA absconding after firing incident 18-12-2012 02:53 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jetha Bharwad, who was detained in connection with the firing incident at a polling station in which four persons were injured, is absconding, a top police official said on Tuesday. Bharwad allegedly absconded from a private hospital here in the wee hours on Tuesday...