‘One Nation, One Election a debacle in successive elections’

Chennai : Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that the National Democratic Alliance government’s ‘One Nation, One Election‘ proposal is a debacle in successive elections. While addressing an event here, Ramesh said, “By supporting ‘One Nation, One Election‘, you are denying yourself the ability to enforce some accountability of the executive. It is the debacle in successive elections in the last […]

Bypoll 2018: Counting of votes begin

New Delhi: The counting of votes for by-elections to four Lok Sabhaseats and 10 assembly constituencies has begun. Tight security arrangements have been made to ensure safe and fair counting. Lok Sabha Bypoll: The Lok Sabha seats which went for polls were; Palghar and Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra; the politically-crucial Kairana Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, and Nagaland parliamentary constituency. It will be a […]

K’taka polls: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli

Hubli : A faulty Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at booth number 108 has stalled voting here. The machine is being replaced, and voting is yet to resume at the booth. Voting for 222 seats out of 224-member assembly began across Karnataka at 7 am today. The polling, which began at 58,546 polling stations, each equipped […]

Voting begins in Karnataka

Voting begins in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Voting for the 224-member assembly began across Karnataka at 7 am on Saturday. The polling, which began at 58,546 polling stations, each equipped with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs), will conclude at 6 pm. The election in two constituencies, Jayanagar and R.R. Nagar, has been postponed. In Jayanagar, the polling has been deferred due to the death […]

Tripura polls: BJP-IPFT leading on 28 seats

Tripura polls: BJP-IPFT leading on 28 seats

Agartala: As the counting of votes for Tripura Assembly election is underway, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) alliance is leading on 28 seats followed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 16 leads as per the early trends. Tripura went to polls on February 18 and recorded around 92 per cent voting. The election in this northeastern […]

Guj polls: 11 pc voter turnout in first two hours

Guj polls: 11 pc voter turnout in first two hours

Ahmedabad: Around 11 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the initial two hours during polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat assembly polls After the polling process began at 8 am, people could be seen stepping out of their homes despite cold weather and […]