Tag: Lok Sabha Elections

Over 60% polling recorded in Telangana

Hyderabad: Over 60 per cent polling was recorded in all the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana till 5 p.m., officials said. According to Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar, 60.57 per cent turnout was recorded in all the constituencies, barring Nizamabad, where polling ends at 6 p.m. According to figures available till 5 p.m., Medak […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
63% polling in 8 UP Lok Sabha seats

Lucknow: Eight Lok Sabha constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh recorded an average voter turnout of 63 per cent till 6.p.m, according to the chief electoral officer. The percentage turnout is expected to increase further since voters were still in queue when the figures last came in. According to chief electoral officer Venkateshwar Lu, the highest […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
68 per cent polling in Assam in the First Phase

Guwahati: At least 68 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise on the first phase of Lok Sabha polling in five constituencies in Assam on Thursday, a top election official said. The polling percentage is likely to increase further as hundreds of people are still in the queue at the end of 5 pm. […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Manipur Outer LS seat records over 75% turnout

Imphal: The voting in the reserved Manipur Outer Lok Sabha constituency ended on Thursday with over 75 per cent of the voters exercising their franchise and without any major incident, officials said. After collecting data from some of the 28 Assembly constituencies in this Lok Sabha seat with 10,10,618 voters, officials said polling was more […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Glitch-free voting in first polls with 100% VVPATs

New Delhi: Marking the first Lok Sabha elections where VVPATs were deployed in 100 per cent of polling stations, voting happened with no major technical issues reported during the first phase polls, the Election Commission said on Thursday. Polling was held in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories, along with simultaneous […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Government takes 'Devdas' route to promote voting among citizens

New Delhi: After using stills from Shah Rukh Khan’s “Mohabbatein”, the government on Friday shared a collage of photographs from the superstar’s film “Devdas”, to make a creative appeal to citizens to make the best use of their right to vote during the ongoing 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Press Information Bureau (PIB), the publicity […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Royal-family-campaign in Odisha
Elections 2019: Royal family women campaigners hit poll trail in Odisha

Bolangir/Mayurbhanj: Poll campaigning on any given season draws attention of the voters and when women members of Royal families hit the campaign trail on ground in this sizzling weather, the air of gloom lifts momentarily and entire limelight shifts towards them. Seven women from Bolangir and Mayurbhanj constituencies were in the line up urging voters […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Over 79% polling in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati: A little over 79 per cent voters cast their votes in the simultaneous elections to 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats on Thursday, poll officials said on Friday. Officials said 79.05 per cent turnout was recorded but this may go up further as final polling figure was yet to be received […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Delhi CEO directs BJP to not air content on NaMo TV without certification

New Delhi: A day after the Election Commission directed that all recorded programmes displayed on NaMo TV be pre-certified, the Delhi poll body has directed the BJP not to air any content on the platform without its certification, officials said. The poll body had on Thursday said since NaMo TV was sponsored by the BJP, […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BSP releases fourth list for Lok Sabha polls

Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Sunday released its fourth list of 16 candidates to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh. From Gazipur, the BSP has fielded sitting MP Afzal Ansari against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Manoj Sinha, who is also the Minister of State for Railways. The party has given the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Minor boy kills three, injures another in Tripura

Agartala: A young tribal boy killed three people including a woman and injured another in northern Tripura after a brief altercation late on Sunday night, police said on Monday. “After some quarrel, a minor tribal boy killed three tribals with an axe at Paiseram Karbari Para village under Manikpur police station late on Sunday night,” […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Campaigning ends for second-phase Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: The campaigning came to an end on Tuesday for 97 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 13 states and Union Territories which will go to the polls on Thursday in the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. Since poll timings vary in different seats, the campaigning period also ended at different times […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Maoist attack in Phulbani ahead of polls; polling party vehicle torched

Phulbani: Ahead of the second phase polls, Maoists unleashed terror in Kandhamal district in Odisha by targeting a polling party vehicle. Police confirmed that the polling staffs in the vehicle are safe. As per reports, a polling party was on its way to Mugunipadar booth under Phiringia Police limits when a group of Maoists stopped […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Voting begins in 95 seats in 2nd phase of LS polls

New Delhi: Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing MLAs in 35 of Odisha’s 147 assembly seats also started along with polling for five of the state’s 21 Lok Sabha constituencies. In […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Chennai hotel offers 50% off in food bill for voters

Chennai: City-based Clarion Hotel President announced on Thursday that it was offering a 50 per cent off on the food bills of people who have voted in the polls for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and 18 Assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu. “We are offering 50 per cent discount for guests who show the proof of […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021