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Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

12 January 2022

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers seeking the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.

Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

13 January 2022

Yadav also attributed the recent visits of chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of the 12 BJP-ruled states to various places in UP, including Varanasi...


I Will Go To My Polling Booth To Vote, India’s First Voter Shyam Saran Negi, 104, Sends Heart-Warming Message To EC

On October 25, 1951—when polling was held for the first time — Shyam Saran Negi(now 104) became the first voter of independent India to cast his vote....

Amid Spike In Covid Cases, Bengal Votes For 34 Seats In 7th Phase

Amid Spike In Covid Cases, Bengal Votes For 34 Seats In 7th Phase

26 April 2021

In the wake of increasing Covid cases in Bengal, campaigning for the seventh phase has been a low-key affair, following curbs imposed by the poll body.


Stray Violence But Otherwise Peaceful Sixth-Phase Polls In Bengal

Elections are being held in 43 Assembly seats in North 24 Parganas, Nadia, Uttar Dinajpur and Purba Bardhaman districts of Bengal.

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17 April 2021
West Bengal Assembly Election, 5th Phase Of Polling

West Bengal Assembly Election, 5th Phase Of Polling

Over one crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the political fate of 342 candidates in the fifth phase of polling in West Bengal...


10 April 2021
Assembly Elections 2021: Fourth Phase Of Polling Underway In West Bengal

Assembly Elections 2021: Fourth Phase Of Polling Underway In West Bengal

Voting for the fourth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections begun at 7 am on Saturday. Polling is taking place in 44 constituencies.


06 April 2021
Assembly Elections 2021: Voting Underway In Kerala, Tamil, Nadu, Assam, Bengal, Puducherry

Assembly Elections 2021: Voting Underway In Kerala, Tamil, Nadu, Assam, Bengal, Puducherry

Voting began in more than 750 constituencies spread across four states and one union territory at 7 am on Tuesday


03 April 2021
Assam EVM Row: Incident Occurred Due To 'Foolishness' Of Presiding Officer, Says EC

Assam EVM Row: Incident Occurred Due To 'Foolishness' Of Presiding Officer, Says EC

The EC ordered repolling in polling station 179 of Ratabari seat in Assam after a controversy erupted when a polling party carried an EVM in a vehicle that...


01 April 2021
2nd Phase Of Voting, Assembly Elections 2021

2nd Phase Of Voting, Assembly Elections 2021

The second phase of polling is underway in West Bengal and Assam on Thursday amid tight security and Covid-19 protocols


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27 March 2021
Voters In Assam, West Bengal Cast Their Ballots During First Phase Of Assembly Polls

Voters In Assam, West Bengal Cast Their Ballots During First Phase Of Assembly Polls

Polling began for 30 and 47 Assembly seats in West Bengal and Assam respectively, at 7 am on Saturday.


19 January 2022
Voting For Local Body Polls Begins In Gujarat On Sunday

Voting For Local Body Polls Begins In Gujarat On Sunday

Eligible voters, including leaders from various political parties, arrived at the booths to cast their vote after polling began at 7 am and will continue till...


19 January 2022
Voting For Local Body Polls Begins In Gujarat On Sunday

Voting For Local Body Polls Begins In Gujarat On Sunday

Eligible voters, including leaders from various political parties, arrived at the booths to cast their vote after polling began at 7 am and will continue till...


07 November 2020
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Polling Begins For Third Phase

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Polling Begins For Third Phase

Polling began in 78 assembly constituencies of Bihar in the third and final phase of state assembly elections on Saturday in which 2.35 crore voters are...


03 November 2020
Bihar Elections 2020: Voting In Phase II

Bihar Elections 2020: Voting In Phase II

The second phase of polling for 94 Assembly seats in Bihar began on Tuesday as leaders from all political parties urged voters to come out in large numbers.


28 October 2020
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Polling Begins For First Phase

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Polling Begins For First Phase

Polling began for the first phase of Bihar assembly elections on Wednesday. Polling began in 71 assembly constituencies of Bihar in the first phase of...


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08 February 2020
Delhi Assembly Elections 2020

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020

Delhi votes on Saturday to elect a new government after witnessing a bitterly fought election campaign.


19 May 2019
India Votes in Seventh and Final Phase of Lok Sabha Elections

India Votes in Seventh and Final Phase of Lok Sabha Elections

People vote in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections. The results for India’s general elections, the biggest democratic exercise in the world,...


12 May 2019
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sixth Phase Polling

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sixth Phase Polling

Polling is being held on 59 Lok Sabha seats in the sixth and penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections.


06 May 2019
Lok Sabha Elections: Voters Queue Up For Phase 5 Polling

Lok Sabha Elections: Voters Queue Up For Phase 5 Polling

Voters queue up outside polling booths to cast votes during fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 51 constituencies spread across seven states.



18 April 2019
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Phase 2 Polling

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Phase 2 Polling

Polling was held on 95 seats across 11 states in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. The overall voter turnout for the second phase was 66 per cent, the...



25 July 2018
Pakistan Elections

Pakistan Elections

After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan to elect the country's third straight civilian election, a first for this majority Muslim nation that...



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Opinion

Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers seeking the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.

12 January 2022
Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

Yadav also attributed the recent visits of chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of the 12 BJP-ruled states to various places in UP, including Varanasi and Ayodhya, to the saffron party’s alleged fears of impending defeat in the upcoming assembly elections.

13 January 2022
I Will Go To My Polling Booth To Vote, India’s First Voter Shyam Saran Negi, 104, Sends Heart-Warming Message To EC

I Will Go To My Polling Booth To Vote, India’s First Voter Shyam Saran Negi, 104, Sends Heart-Warming Message To EC

On October 25, 1951—when polling was held for the first time — Shyam Saran Negi(now 104) became the first voter of independent India to cast his vote. Since then, he had not missed a single election—whether Lok Sabha, assembly or panchayat—to exercise his democratic right.

01 January 2022
Amid Spike In Covid Cases, Bengal Votes For 34 Seats In 7th Phase

Amid Spike In Covid Cases, Bengal Votes For 34 Seats In 7th Phase

In the wake of increasing Covid cases in Bengal, campaigning for the seventh phase has been a low-key affair, following curbs imposed by the poll body.

26 April 2021
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