Vote Counting

  • 5.91 lakh voters press NOTA button in UP May 17, 2014

    Over 5.91 lakh voters in Uttar Pradesh chose to refuse all the candidates who were in the fray by opting Election Commission's maiden choice given to them "None of the Above" with maximum number of such votes recorded from Naxal-affected seat of Robertsganj in the state. In the Robertsganj seat, 18,489...
  • BJP leaders hold talks on portfolios ahead of vote counting May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Hectic consultations are on among Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Delhi, possibly regarding portfolio distribution after poll results are declared on Friday. BJP president Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah have been holding consultations since morning. Except for Sushma, the other BJP leaders...
  • LS polls: EC's curbs on candidates in vote counting centres May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A candidate with more than one securityman in toe cannot enter the vote counting centre on May 16, the day Lok Sabha elections will be declared. But a candidate enjoying SPG cover can enter the counting centre with just one securityman who is free to carry a concealed...
  • Assembly Polls: Preparations done for vote counting December 8, 2013

     All security arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of counting of votes on Sunday in Chhattisgarh, which went to polls last month. Tight security measures are in place in Naxal-affected districts of the state, where voting was held on November 11 and 19 to elect a new 90-member Assembly....
  • Assembly polls: The fate of political parties to be decided tomorrow December 7, 2013

    Counting of votes in 199 Assembly constituencies of Rajasthan, which went to poll on December 1, will take place amid tight security arrangements on Sunday. Altogether 37 centres across the state have been set up for counting of votes in 33 districts, a CEO spokesman said on Saturday in Jaipur. Of...
  • Rajasthan Assembly election results on Sunday December 7, 2013

    Jaipur: Fate of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Opposition BJP's state president Vasundhara Raje and 2,087 other contestants in the state will be known when counting of votes for the Rajasthan Assembly polls takes place on Sunday. Counting would start at sharp 8 am in 37 centres amid unprecedented...
  • K'taka bans liquor sale, processions in view of counting day May 7, 2013

    Bangalore: Sale of liquor across Karnataka is banned for 24 hours from 6 pm on Tuesday and taking out of processions barred in Bangalore from 6 am to midnight on Wednesday in view of Assembly poll vote count in the state. Counting of votes polled on Sunday will take place in...
  • Tripura to vote on Feb 14; Nagaland, Meghalaya on Feb 23 January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the dates for polling in the three north eastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya. Polling will be held in Tripura on February 14, while in Meghalaya and Nagaland, the polling will be held on February 23. The counting of the...
  • Jangipur by-poll: Pranab Mukherjee's son leads October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit was leading by a margin of 6541 votes at end of the counting of votes in the ninth round in the Jangipur Lok Sabha by-poll, reports said on Saturday. There was slight nervousness in the Congress camp after, at the end of vote-counting in...
  • Punjab: SAD+ headed for comfortable majority March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alliance seemed to be heading for a majority in the Punjab Assembly belying history which has not seen the incumbent returning to power in the recent past. The counting for the 117-seat Punjab Assembly began at 8 am on Tuesday and as per...
  • Modi juggernaut crushes BJP rebels, Congress December 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The BJP is poised to register a resounding victory in the Gujarat Assembly elections on Sunday and Narendra Modi is all set to return to power as the Chief Minister for the third time, with the trends showing the ruling BJP was ahead in 117 out of 182...
  • Fingers crossed, BJP and Cong count their luck December 23, 2007

    Ahmedabad/ New Delhi: Vitriolic speeches, personal attacks and the country’s big leaders roughing it out on the campaign trail — the Gujarat Assembly election was all about personalities and on Sunday their fates will be out. Counting of millions of votes cast during the two-phased election will begin by 0800...
  • BJP not ready to disclose its cards June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: With Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) emeging as the clear leader in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and is all set to form the next government. However, that party is likely to fall short by about 15-20 seats of a clear majority. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), which is at the...
  • Who is leading and who is trailing June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party has taken a huge lead over its rivals in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections though the final outcome is likely to throw up a hung Assembly. Mulayam Singh's Samajawadi party, heading a coalition government, was fighting with the BJP for the second slot while Congress...
  • Election Coverage: Live Webcast February 27, 2007

    Incumbent Congress governments in three states are getting the jitters as the counting of votes in the Assembly elections to Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur begin on Tuesday. ...
  • A look at trends in three states June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The people's verdict in three Congress-ruled states will be known as votes polled for the Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur Assemblies are counted on Tuesday. The Electronic Voting Machines opened at 0800 hrs and the results are expected within a few hours. The counting for bypolls to Amritsar...
  • Cong gets jitters ahead of counting February 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Incumbent Congress governments in three states are getting the jitters while the Opposition parties are keeping their fingers crossed as the counting of votes in the Assembly elections to Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur is set to begin from 0800 hours on Tuesday. Exit polls have predicted a dead...