Voter

  • Voters may enroll until last date of filing nominations: EC July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 19.31 lakh applications have been registered so far as part of the ongoing summary revision of electoral rolls in Maharashtra and voters would have the opportunity to enroll themselves until the last date of filing of nomination papers, the Election Commission of India said on Tuesday. The...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 1, 2014

    This week, Citizens from across the country post their messages to Prime Minister Modi. Plus, Irom Sharmila's appeal to the PM and much more. ...
  • Nearly 400 million people can use 'I'm a Voter' feature: Facebook May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After a successful uptake in India by 31 million Indians, Facebook is set to roll out its "I'm a Voter" megaphone globally across Europe, Korea and Indonesia, possibly touching as many as 400 million people this year. By clicking the 'I'm a Voter' button (or megaphone), users broadcast their...
  • LS polls: Zero turnout in repolls in Nagaland May 15, 2014

    Repoll at five polling stations under 39-Sanis Assembly Constituency of Wokha District in Nagaland reported zero turnout on Thursday, a senior Election Commission (EC) official said. Polling officials waited for electorates since morning, but not a single electorate turned up, Returning Officer (RO) for Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland Temjen Toy...
  • LS polls: Record voting in Varanasi for epic battle May 12, 2014

    Coming out in record high numbers to vote despite scorching heat, people of Varanasi today sealed the fate of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal in a fierce Lok Sabha battle, where their rival Ajay Rai of Congress landed in trouble after wearing the party election...
  • 'Missing' voters issue: HC asks government to revise electoral rolls May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Admitting a clutch of PILs that challenged deletion of half a million names in voters' lists in Mumbai and Pune, the Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra Government to revise the electoral rolls, but rejected a plea that sought stay on the 2014 Lok Sabha poll results. The...
  • LS polls: MLA booked, two aides arrested for alleged attack on voter May 12, 2014

    Police were looking for JD(U) MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey and arrested his two aides after they were booked for alleged attack on a voter in Bihar's Gopalganj on Monday. The two aides, Dharmendra Pandey and Parmatama Pandey, who were named in the FIR at the Hathua police station, were arrested while...
  • 2014 election sees highest ever voter turnout May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The national voter turnout of 66.38 per cent in the 2014 general election was the highest ever in Indian polls, the Election Commission said on Monday. "The voting percentage for the whole nation this time was 66.38 per cent, which is the highest ever in history," Deputy Election Commissioner...
  • LS polls: People brave threats to vote in UP's Maoist-hit areas May 12, 2014

    Thousands of people Monday braved threats to vote in three Maoist-affected parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the last round of India's general election, officials said. Over 46 percent voting took place in Mirzapur, Chandauli and Robertsganj. In Robertsganj, around 43 percent votes were cast by 3 p.m, while in Mirzapur, a...
  • Varanasi: Mufti Board supports AAP, huge Muslims voter turnout May 12, 2014

    Muslims voted in large numbers on Monday in Varanasi, where BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi is facing a stiff challenge from the AAP and the Congress. There were separate serpentine queues of men and women voters in areas like Peeli Kothi and Beniyabagh where most people are Muslims, officials and...
  • Varanasi: They stood in queue only to find their votes had been cast May 12, 2014

    It's a problem that has been prevalent in these elections. Fake voters or names missing from the voters' list. CNN IBN's Shreya Dhoundial caught up with some Varanasi residents who faced the problem. ...
  • LS elections: Varanasi votes for next PM May 12, 2014

    Some of the voters in the temple town of Varanasi say their vote is for the next Prime Minister rather than their representative to the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Watch: Poetess casts her vote in true Varanasi style May 12, 2014

    With the polling underway in Varanasi, a poetess sings her way to the polling booth and cast her vote. ...
  • TMC workers terrorising voters: Congress May 11, 2014

    The Congress on Sunday complained to the Chief Electoral Officer and the special observer for West Bengal that the ruling Trinamool Congress was indulging in violence and also alleged that it was terrorising opposition party workers. "For the last three days before the last phase of elections, violence has erupted in...
  • Modi urges voters to come out in record numbers on Monday May 11, 2014

    In an appeal ahead of the last phase of polling, Narendra Modi has urged voters to come out in record numbers to cast their ballot, saying NDA is the only alliance that can bring about a change in the country. "People are tired of false promises, corruption and the same old...
  • India on course for record general election turnout May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India is on course for a record turnout in its general election as a young electorate and women engage with politics more than ever before, with unpredictable results for a contest that opinion polls say opposition leader Narendra Modi will win. The Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its...
  • Is the high voter turnout the X-factor this election? May 7, 2014

    Voting for 502 seats in the Lok Sabha elections ended with a high voter turnout in 64 seats which went to polls in the eighth phase on Wednesday. According to the Election Commission, 66 per cent polling has been registered till the eighth phase in the polls. ...
  • Development and employment the most important issues, claim young voters May 7, 2014

    CNN IBN's Marya Shakil caught up with a few first time women voters in the Saran constituency of Bihar to find out the issues which they think should hold importance in the ongoing elections. ...
  • Watch: 65-year-old first time voter in Haridwar May 7, 2014

    A 65-year-old voter in Haridwar was casting his first ever vote in Haridwar as Uttarakhand went to polls in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 7. ...
  • BJP, RSS polarizing voters in UP, Bihar: Prakash Karat May 3, 2014

    CPI(M) on Saturday charged BJP and Sangh Parivar with creating a "highly communally-charged" situation in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar through their electioneering and this was not being taken seriously by the Election Commission. "These are the most highly communally-charged elections. In UP and Bihar, such a campaign was unleashed in the...
  • HC allows Amol Palekar to intervene in PIL on missing voters May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed actor-director Amol Palekar and his wife Sandhya Gokhale to intervene in a public interest litigation seeking re-election in Pune Lok Sabha constituency where a large number of voters found their names missing during the May 17 Lok Sabha poll. Palekar and Gokhale found...
  • Telangana records high voter turnout for its first LS, Assembly polls April 30, 2014

    With Telangana going for its first ever polls, a high voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded in the about-to-be formed state during the phase 7 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • J&K: First time voters urge everyone to cast their vote April 30, 2014

    A dismal, 20 percent polling has been recorded in the Srinagar constituency till 3 pm. First time voters have urged every one to go out ant vote! Many of them say that it is their right to vote for a change. ...
  • PIL over missing names in Mumbai voters list likely to be filed today April 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai-based lawyer Mohan Jaykar is likely to file a PIL seeking investigation into missing names on the voter list in Mumbai on Tuesday. A campaign 'I am a deleted voter' has been started and affidavits collected through the campaign will be produced to back the PIL. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena too...
  • PIL to be filed over missing names in Mumbai voter list today April 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A PIL is likely to be filed on Monday by Mumbai-based lawyer Mohan Jaykar seeking investigation into missing names on the voter list in Mumbai. A campaign 'I am a deleted voter' has been started and affidavits collected through the campaign will be produced to back the PIL. The...
  • Watch: 'Young India Debates' on 2014 Lok Sabha elections April 27, 2014

    In the run to 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN brings forth the issues raised by first-time voters. ...
  • Cyrus speaks to disappointed voters who couldn't cast their votes April 27, 2014

    After much debate over the maximum city's dismal voter turnout in the past, Mumbai on Friday finally recorded a medium turnout of 53 per cent. However, thousands people returned home without casting their votes as their names were not on the voters list. A PIL will be filed on Monday...
  • Cyrus Broacha in conversation with voters at a Mumbai booth April 27, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Cyrus Broacha visits a polling booth in South Mumbai on voting day and takes some voters with their issues. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: NRIs demand their right to vote April 27, 2014

    A number of overseas Indians are disenfranchised because they haven't been able to vote as they are away from their home constituencies. In this report, a few Indian students at London School of Economics (LSE)are demanding that the government should make provisions for them to cast their vote. ...