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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 6 Voting LIVE Updates: Voting underway in 58 LS constituencies, 59.06 per cent voter turnout recorded till 7.45 pm

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Voting was held for the 6th Phase of the ongoing general elections. In this phase, polling was conducted for 58 Lok Sabha constituencies across six states and two Union Territories. The states and Union Territories that participated in this Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections are Jammu and Kashmir (1 seat), Haryana (all 10 seats), Delhi (all 7 seats), Uttar Pradesh (14 seats), Bihar (8 seats), Jharkhand (4 seats), West Bengal (8 seats) and Odisha (6 seats). As per reports, as many as 889 candidates were in the fray in this phase of polls. 

Lok Sabha Elections 2024

23:21 PM(4 weeks ago )

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LS polls: 59.06 per cent voter turnout till 7.45 pm 

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

The 6th phase polling underway for 58 Lok Sabha constituencies across six states and two Union Territories recorded a 59.06 per cent voter turnout till 7.45 pm.

As per the ECI, West Bengal recorded a highest voter turnout at 78.19 per cent till 5 pm, followed by Jharkhand at 62.74 per cent, Odisha at 60.07 per cent, Haryana at 58.37 per cent, National Capital Territory of Delhi at 54.48 per cent, Uttar Pradesh at 54.03 per cent, Bihar at 53.30 per cent and Jammu and Kashmir at 52.28 per cent.   
 

21:12 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Polling ends in J&K, Anantnag-Rajouri LS constituency logs 53 pc turnout

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

The polling for the five Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir came to an end on Saturday with the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha constituency recording a 53 per cent voter turnout, officials said. 

This was the first major election in the union territory after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution in August 2019. Fifty-eight per cent of the 87.26-lakh electorate exercised their franchise. 

This is said to be the highest voter turnout recorded in Jammu and Kashmir in 40 years.

The high voter turnout in the Anantnag-Rajouri seat was in sharp contrast to the poll percentage of 9 registered in the 2019 general election.
(PTI)

19:46 PM(4 weeks ago )

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LS polls: 57.7 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm 

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

The 6th phase polling underway for 58 Lok Sabha constituencies across six states and two Union Territories recorded a 57.7 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm.
As per the ECI, West Bengal recorded the highest voter turnout at 77.99 per cent till 5 pm, followed by Jharkhand at 61.41 per cent, Odisha at 59.60 per cent, Haryana at 55.93 per cent, National Capital Territory of Delhi at 53.73 per cent, Bihar at 52.24 per cent, Uttar Pradesh at 52.02 per cent and Jammu and Kashmir at 51.35 per cent.

18:41 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Tundi casts vote freely amid no Maoist threat

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

For the first time since 1984, the voters of Maoist-infested Tundi block in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district exercised their franchise freely amid no poll boycott threat from the red rebels. The block that falls under Giridih Lok Sabha constituency witnessed peaceful voting and recorded a voter turnout of 56.77 per cent till 3 pm.

18:11 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Jharkhand records 61.41 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm, Giridih registers highest polling

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

Jharkhand recorded 61.41 per cent voter turnout in four Lok Sabha constituencies till 5 pm. 
While Giridih registered the highest polling at 64.75 percent, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad and Ranchi recorded 64.30 per cent, 58.90 per cent and 58.73 per cent respectively. 
 

16:28 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Bihar logs over 45 per cent polling in eight LS seats till 3 pm 

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

Bihar recorded 45.21 per cent voter turnout in eight Lok Sabha constituencies till 3 pm. Voting is underway in Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Siwan, Gopalganj, Maharajganj and Vaishali. The highest and lowest voter turnouts recorded were at Vaishali (48.94 per cent) and Siwan (39.81 per cent), respectively.

16:25 PM(4 weeks ago )

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LS polls: 39.13 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm 

Posted by: Pradeep Pattanayak

The 6th phase of polling underway for 58 Lok Sabha constituencies across six states and two Union Territories witnessed a 39.13 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm.

As per the ECI, West Bengal recorded the highest voter turnout at 54.80 per cent till 1 pm, followed by Jharkhand at 42.54 per cent, Uttar Pradesh at 37.23 per cent, Bihar and Haryana at 36.48 per cent each, Jammu and Kashmir at 35.22 per cent, Odisha at 35.69 per cent and the National Capital Territory of Delhi at 34.37 per cent. 

The voting is going on for one seat in Jammu and Kashmir, all 10 seats in Haryana, all seven seats in Delhi, 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, eight seats in Bihar, four seats in Jharkhand, eight seats in West Bengal and six seats in Odisha.

14:55 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Nearly 55 pc votes polled in 8 LS seats of West Bengal till 1 pm

Posted by: Poonam Singh

 West Bengal registered a voter turnout of 54.80 per cent till 1 pm in the eight Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls in the sixth phase on Saturday. Bishnupur (SC) recorded the highest polling at 58.64 per cent, followed by Tamluk (57.64 per cent), Ghatal (57.31 per cent), Jhargram (ST) (56.95 per cent), Bankura (54.21 per cent), Kanthi (51.66 per cent), Medinipur (51.57 per cent) and Purulia (50.34 per cent).

14:52 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Union Minister S Jaishankar casts vote and hopes for strong turnout in Delhi

Posted by: Poonam Singh

14:50 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Delhi records 34.37 pc turnout till 1 pm, highest in North East Delhi seat

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 34.37 per cent was recorded till 1 pm in Delhi, where polling is underway for its seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Saturday.The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said that at 37.31 per cent, the highest turnout was recorded in the North East Delhi constituency while Chandni Chowk had the lowest voting percentage at 32.18.

14:45 PM(4 weeks ago )

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LS polls: 37.23 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm in UP

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 37.23 per cent was recorded till 1 pm in Uttar Pradesh where polling is underway in 14 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

14:41 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Odisha logs 35.69 pc voter turnout till 1 pm

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Odisha recorded 35.69 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm in six Lok Sabha constituencies and 42 assembly segments on Saturday.

14:38 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Around 36 per cent polling recorded in eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar till 1 pm

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 36.48 per cent was recorded in eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar till 1 pm on Saturday, officials said. Voting began at 7 am in Valmiki Nagar, Pashchim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Siwan, Gopalganj, Maharajganj and Vaishali constituencies and will continue till 6 pm, a senior official at the CEO office said.

14:26 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Brisk polling in Anantnag-Rajouri, 35.22% turnout till 1.00 pm

Posted by: Poonam Singh

More than 35 percent of the 18.36 lakh electorate in the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir exercised their franchise on Saturday till 1.00 pm. Rajouri assembly segment recorded the highest turnout of 52.74 percent while Noweshera recorded a poll percentage of 47.31.

14:25 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Jharkhand: 42.54 pc voter turnout in 4 LS seats till 1 pm

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 42.54 per cent was recorded till 1 pm in Jharkhand's four Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls in the sixth phase of elections on Saturday.

13:36 PM(4 weeks ago )

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West Bengal: Sporadic incidents of violence reported from some LS seats during polling

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Scattered incidents of violence were reported from some areas in the eight Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal, where polling is underway for the sixth phase on Saturday, officials said.

The Election Commission has received 954 complaints until 11 am from different political parties, alleging EVM malfunctions and agents being stopped from entering booths, they said.

The poll panel, however, claimed that voting has been peaceful so far.

Clashes reportedly broke out between supporters of the ruling TMC and BJP in the Ghatal constituency over stopping polling agents from entering the booths.

BJP candidate Hiran Chatterjee claimed that TMC goons are running havoc and creating hurdles in the voting process.

(PTI)

13:07 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Voting underway in 58 LS constituencies, 25.76 per cent voter turnout recorded till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 25.76 per cent was recorded till 11 am on Saturday in 58 constituencies in six states and two Union territories where polling is underway in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. West Bengal recorded the highest voter turnout in the first four hours of polling at 36.88 per cent while Odisha recorded the lowest at 21.30 per cent, according to the Election Commission (EC).

12:56 PM(4 weeks ago )

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CM Arvind Kejriwal arrives at polling booth in Delhi to cast his vote

Posted by: Poonam Singh

12:54 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Haryana records 22.09 pc turnout till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Haryana recorded a voter turnout of 22.09 per cent in the first four hours of polling for its 10 Lok Sabha constituencies on Saturday.Polling is also underway for the bypoll to the Karnal assembly seat where Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini is in the fray. The bypoll was necessitated by his predecessor Manohar Lal Khattar's resignation.

12:53 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Around 24 pc polling recorded in eight LS seats in Bihar till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Around 24 per cent of 1.49 crore voters in eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling on Saturday.

12:52 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Delhi records 21.69 pc turnout till 11 am, highest in North East Delhi seat

Posted by: Poonam Singh

 A voter turnout of 21.69 per cent was recorded till 11 am in Delhi, where polling is underway for its seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Saturday. The Delhi Chief Electoral Officer said that at 24.49 per cent, the highest turnout was recorded in the North East Delhi constituency while Chandni Chowk had the lowest voting percentage at 18.55.

12:50 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Nearly 37 pc votes polled in 8 LS seats of West Bengal till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

West Bengal registered a voter turnout of 36.88 per cent till 11 am in the eight Lok Sabha constituencies (Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura and Bishnupur) that went to polls in the sixth phase on Saturday.

12:48 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Brisk polling in Anantnag-Rajouri, 23% turnout till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Brisk polling is underway in the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha constituency with more than 23 per cent of the 18.36 lakh electorate exercising their franchise till 11.00 am, with the Rajouri assembly segment recording the highest 34.93 per cent.

12:47 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Odisha logs 21.30 pc voter turnout till 11 am in 6 LS seats, 42 assembly segments

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Odisha recorded 21.30 per cent voter turnout till 11 am in six Lok Sabha constituencies and 42 assembly segments on Saturday.

12:42 PM(4 weeks ago )

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Jharkhand: 27.80 pc voter turnout in 4 LS seats till 11 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Nearly 27.80 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 am in Jharkhand's four Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls in the sixth phase of elections on Saturday.

11:35 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Delhi records 8.94 pc turnout in first two hours, highest in North East Delhi seat

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 8.94 per cent was recorded till 9 am in Delhi, where polling is underway for its seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Saturday. The Delhi Chief Electoral Officer said that at 10.15 per cent, the highest turnout was recorded in the North East Delhi constituency while New Delhi had the lowest voting percentage till 9 am at 7.04 per cent.

11:20 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Sixth phase Lok Sabha Elections: 10.82% voter turnout recorded by 9 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 10.82% was recorded by 9 AM on Saturday across 58 constituencies in six states and two Union territories during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. West Bengal saw the highest turnout in the first two hours at 16.54%, while Odisha recorded the lowest at 7.43%, according to the Election Commission.

11:14 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Odisha logs 7.43 pc voter turnout till 9 am in 6 LS seats, 42 assembly segments

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Odisha recorded around 7.43 per cent voter turnout till 9 am in six Lok Sabha constituencies and 42 assembly segments on Saturday. Voting started at 7 am in Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri parliamentary constituencies along with 42 assembly segments within the jurisdiction of these Lok Sabha seats

11:13 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Over 9 pc polling recorded in eight LS seats in Bihar till 9 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Around 9.66 per cent of 1.49 crore voters in eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling on Saturday.

11:11 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Lok Sabha polls: Haryana records 8.31 pc turnout in first two hours

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Haryana recorded a voter turnout of 8.31 per cent in the first two hours of polling for its 10 Lok Sabha constituencies. Polling is also underway for the bypoll to the Karnal assembly seat where Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini is in the fray. The bypoll was necessitated by his predecessor Manohar Lal Khattar's resignation.

11:09 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Over 16 pc votes polled in 8 LS seats of West Bengal, two die in violence

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Polling for eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal's sixth phase began with a 16.54% turnout in the first two hours amid tensions in East and West Midnapore. In Jhargram's Belatikri area, the body of youth Uttam Mahato was found with injuries, causing further unrest. Local police claimed his death was unrelated to political violence, and his political affiliation remained unclear. Earlier on Saturday, Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Moibul was killed following clashes between BJP and ruling party activists, marking the second death reported on the polling day.

11:01 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Former CMs to Union Ministers in the fray in 6th phase of polling

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Polling is taking place in 58 Lok Sabha seats across six states and two union territories in the sixth and the penultimate round of the mammoth General elections in the country on Saturday. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has made all kinds of arrangements to ensure smooth and peaceful polling. Read More...

10:22 AM(4 weeks ago )

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LS polls: 12.33 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9 am in UP

Posted by: Poonam Singh

A voter turnout of 12.33 per cent was recorded till 9 am in Uttar Pradesh where polling is underway in 14 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

10:10 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Jharkhand: 11.74 pc voter turnout in 4 LS seats till 9 am

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Nearly 11.74 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 9 am in four Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand that went to polls in the sixth phase on Saturday, officials said.

Voting began at 7 am in Giridih, Dhanbad, Ranchi and Jamshedpur seats, and will continue till 5 pm.

09:59 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar casts his vote at a polling booth in Delhi

Posted by: Poonam Singh

09:52 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Vote against politics of hatred: Kharge to people

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge urged people to cast their ballot in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Saturday and vote against the politics of hatred, rhetoric and distraction.

09:39 AM(4 weeks ago )

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President Droupadi Murmu casts her vote at a polling booth in Delhi

Posted by: Poonam Singh

08:18 AM(4 weeks ago )

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BJP East Delhi MP and former India Cricketer Gautam Gambhir casts his vote

Posted by: Poonam Singh

07:48 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Every vote counts, make yours count too: PM Modi

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people on Saturday to vote in large numbers in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election, saying every vote counts.

Democracy thrives when people are engaged and active in the electoral process, he said in a post on 'X'.

07:43 AM(4 weeks ago )

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Voting begins for penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls

Posted by: Poonam Singh

Voting began at 7 a.m. on Saturday for the penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha polls with over 11 crore voters in 58 seats across eight states/UTs eligible to seal the fate of the 889 candidates in the fray. 

Polling is being held in all the 10 seats in Haryana and seven constituencies in Delhi, eight seats in Bihar, four in Jharkhand, six in Odisha, 14 in UP, and eight seats in West Bengal, apart from the Anantnag-Rajouri constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, where the election was deferred from the third phase on May 7.

Voting for 42 seats of the Odisha Assembly is also being held in the state's third phase of simultaneous polling.

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