VOTER

  • Aadhar card number to be added to voter list Yesterday

    Faridabad: To weed out bogus voting, Aadhar card number of the voter will now be added to voter list. District administration in Faridabad has launched a drive to collect the Aadhar card numbers of the voters and link it to electoral rolls. The administration has started the updation and rectification of...
  • 0.4 per cent of total voters rejects all parties, vote for NOTA February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The None of the Above (NOTA) option constituted 0.4 per cent of the total votes cast in the Delhi elections that saw a resurgent AAP party on Tuesday sweeping 67 seats. Nearly 36,000 NOTA votes were polled, which comprised 0.4 per cent of the total ballots cast in Delhi,...
  • Arvind Kejriwal mobbed by media; poses for selfie with polling staff February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal's presence at a polling station in his New Delhi constituency sent the media and the staff at the election booth in a feeding frenzy. No sooner had he arrived at the station in B...
  • Delhi: Before getting married groom gets finger inked at polling booth February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Wedding and voting, both happened to be on Saturday, but groom Akshay decided to be a good citizen first and went with his 'band, baaja and baaraat' to the poll booth first. Attired in his wedding finery of gold embroidered sherwani and with matching colourful headgear, Akshay first went...
  • Delhi votes: Women turn up in numbers to exercise franchise February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Women voters not only figured high on the parties' poll manifestos but also at polling booths on Saturday as they turned out in sizeable numbers in most of the constituencies to exercise their franchise. From women in ghunghat (veils) to career women and from college-going girls to elderly...
  • Delhi elections: Elderly people turn up to vote in large numbers February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Sipping tea at a road side stall, with his ten-year-old grandson by his side, 90-year-old Khimanan Upreti had a joyous look on his face. "I have never missed voting till now. Many wonder what change one vote will bring. But I know every single vote counts," Upreti said...
  • Delhi polls: Senior citizens urge youngsters to vote February 7, 2015

    Senior citizens urge youngsters to vote and not waste their ballot in Delhi polls. "Vote for a party that will bring in a stable government," said a citizen. ...
  • To everyone out there 'Go Vote', says actress Swara Bhaskar February 7, 2015

    In an interaction with IBNLive.com journalist, Ranjhana fame actress Swara Bhaskar who was in Delhi for casting her vote on Saturday appealed people to come out and vote. ...
  • Delhi polls: First-timers eager to vote, want to make a difference February 7, 2015

    "Excited about voting, it is time for us to make a difference," said an enthusiastic Delhi resident. The Delhi election will see around 1.72 lakh first-time voters in the 18-19 age group. ...
  • Delhi elections: 311 electors aged over 100 years February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Assembly polls will not only see youngsters flaunting inked fingers after casting their votes but over 300 voters above the age of 100 years will also be exercising their franchise. Also, over 800 voters belonging to the third gender are registered in the electoral rolls for the polling...
  • Delhi metro services to start at 4 am on polling day February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will start operations at 4 am on February 7, the day of polling for Delhi Assembly elections. Trains will run at an interval of 30 minutes till 5.30 am on all its lines. The frequency will increase and trains will start running as per the normal schedule...
  • Arvind Kejriwal correctly enrolled in voters' list: Election Commission February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kerjiwal is correctly enrolled in the voters' list for the upcoming Assembly polls in the national capital, the Election Commission told the Delhi High Court. The poll body made the submission before the bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru, which had on Monday sought its response on...
  • Delhi elections: About 1.25 lakh of 1.3 million voters are fake January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Of the 1.3 million voters, in Delhi, there are nearly 1.25 lakh fake voters and this could even prove instrumental in deciding the fate of several candidates in the February 7 elections. CNN-IBN's sister channel TV channel IBN7 did a survey which found out that an alarming 1.25 lakh...
  • Indians largest foreign voter group in UK January 29, 2015

    London: Over six lakh India-born migrants form the UK's largest foreign-born voter population and they could play a decisive role in certain constituencies in the general election in May. According to a new study titled 'Migrant Voters in the 2015 Election' released on Thursday, 6,15,000 Indian-origin voters are expected to...
  • AAP, Congress slam Kiran Bedi for having two voter id cards, demand probe January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal demanded a probe against Bedi for having two voter identity cards registered at different addresses. AAP taunted BJP that the party did not...
  • Delhi elections: BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi has two voter identity cards, EC examining details January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi has two voter identity cards having separate addresses and the Election Commission (EC) is examining how she was issued two documents from different localities. According to reports, EC is also trying to find out whether Bedi has applied for cancellation of one of...
  • Over 1.2 lakh duplications found in Delhi electoral rolls: EC January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 1.2 lakh duplications have been detected in the electoral rolls of Delhi, the Election Commission said on Sunday while asserting that a variety of steps have been taken to prevent bogus voting in upcoming assembly polls. The EC's response came on complaints by Aam Aadmi Party and...
  • AAP's Kejriwal withdraws application for change of address in voter card January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has reportedly withdrawn an application for transfer of address in voter identity card after an NGO approached the Election Commission, saying he is a resident of Ghaziabad and his request should not be entertained. Status of Kejriwal's application (no: 467402) for transfer of...
  • Delhi Electricity, water remain top priority for voters January 9, 2015

    With electricity & water tariff rising continuously on one hand & the supply being erratic during peak summers & winters. Sensing the mood of the people all political parties have made water and power their poll plank. ...
  • Around 1.72 lakh first time voters for Delhi polls January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Around 1.72 lakh first time voters in the age group of 18 to 19 will be able to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls. As per the electoral roll published today, the total number of voters in the city have been estimated at 1,30,85,251 out...
  • J&K polls: Continuing positive trend of high voter turnout, final phase records 76 per cent polling December 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Continuing the positive trend of high voting percentage set by the first four phases, the fifth and the last leg of Legislative Assembly elections for 20 segments in Jammu region witnessed a remarkable turnout. Unprecedented security arrangements along the India-Pakistan border and hinterland ensured that voting was by and large...
  • J&K polls: 76 per cent voter turnout recorded in the final phase December 20, 2014

    Jammu: The fifth and final phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully on Saturday, with nearly 76 per cent of the voters casting their ballot in 20 constituencies, officials said. "Polling ended peacefully in all the 20 constituencies of Jammu, Rajouri and Kathua districts at 4 pm," an...
  • J&K elections: BJP's Hina Bhat slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter December 14, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian constituency Javed Ahmad Qadri on Sunday allegedly thrashed a voter inside a polling station. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man in presence of the polling staff inside the polling station at Moochwad in south Kashmir Shopian district claiming that he had entered the booth...
  • J&K elections: Despite spurt in terror attacks, 3rd phase records 58 pc voter turnout December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Notwithstanding the spurt in terror attacks and election boycott call given by separatists, third phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout. Several seats, including Uri constituency - where eight Army personnel, three policemen and six foreign terrorists...
  • 71% voting in the second phase of J&K elections but slight dip in the valley December 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Just like the first phase, voters on December 2 came out in large numbers ignoring the boycott call given by separatist leaders and cold weather conditions to exercise their franchise in 18 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir. Several seats recorded a remarkable voter turnout, continuing the positive trend set...
  • Hopes of high voting in ravaged capital Srinagar, ruling NC faces voters wrath December 2, 2014

    Srinagar: "This time Srinagar will vote in large numbers. I hope people come out to vote in all 8 Assembly seats here. The Abdullah's government must be defeated at any cost. They have done nothing for us after the flood. We are left to die" says an angry taxi driver...
  • Battle for Jharkhand: Parties sniff victory in high voter turnout November 25, 2014

    Ranchi: In the Naxal-hit 13 constituencies of Jharkhand, people came out in large numbers to vote and the queues seen outside the polling booths had a good number of elderly and women voters. The first phase of Jharkhand elections was a key test for security forces. Even though 1,752 booths were...
  • Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir, Jharkhand November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said the huge voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand assembly elections was a "positive sign" and people had defied the threat of militants and Maoists. He said he was happy to learn of the huge turnout in the first phase of...
  • J&K: Ignoring boycott call, freezing weather, over 70 pc voters come out in the first phase of polls November 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Despite a boycott call given by separatist leaders and chilly weather conditions, the first phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout, setting a positive trend for the remaining four phases in the state. A massive security grid...
  • Cartoon of the day: J&K witnesses record 70 per cent voter turnout in first phase of polls November 25, 2014

    The first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir recorded 70 per cent polling despite the boycott call given by separatist leaders. ...