Tag: Assembly Election 2018

State results won't affect 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Jaitley

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the results of the state Assembly elections where the BJP lost three major states were unlikely to have a bearing on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls which would be fought on “Central governments performance”. He said that it was time for his party to […]

Rahul steers Congress to a good show in 3 states

New Delhi: Exactly a year after he was elected Congress President, Rahul Gandhi has steered his party to election victories in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and possibly in Madhya Pradesh where the party was in neck-and-neck race with the ruling BJP throughout the day. After the disastrous loss in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the series […]

MP votes: Faulty EVMs, VVPAT machines cause glitches

Bhopal: Polling is underway for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday. Several faulty EVMs and VVPAT machines have been replaced within the first hour, officials said. In Ujjain, two faulty electronic voting machines (EVMs) and 11 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced by the Election Commission officials. In Bhuranpur constituency, five […]

15% voter turnout in 2 hours in Mizoram

Aizawl: Polling is underway for 40 seats to elect a new Mizoram Assembly. Nearly 15 per cent of the over 7.68 lakh electorate cast their votes in the first two hours on Wednesday, officials said. “Till 9 a.m., 15 per cent voter turnout has been recorded,” an Election Commission official said. Around 11,100 security personnel […]