Voting

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  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout highest ever in Himachal at 74.6%

    Assembly elections: Voter turnout highest ever in Himachal at 74.6%

    The hill state of Himachal Pradesh witnessed the record voter turnout in the Assembly polls 2017 held on Thursday at 74.6 per cent. The record turnout this year surpassed poll turnout of 74.51 per cent in 2003 elections. And while the political......

    November 10, 2017
  • A swing of 4-5% in vote share changes power in Himachal

    A swing of 4-5% in vote share changes power in Himachal

    The elections are keenly fought in Himachal Pradesh, so much, that a swing of 4-5 per cent in vote share up or down changes the fortunes of political parties in the small hill state. Himachal has 68 Assembly constituencies, including......

    November 9, 2017
  • Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Over 74% voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Polling for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections in a single phase ended on Thursday, with initial figures of 74 per cent voter turnout. The results will be declared on 18 December. Election officials said the polling was peaceful and no......

    November 9, 2017
  • Congress wins Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by 1.9 lakh votes

    Congress wins Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by 1.9 lakh votes

    The Congress party won the by-election for Gurdaspur parliamentary seat, as its candidate Sunil Jakhar wrested the seat by a margin of over 1.9 lakh votes, said media reports on Sunday. The BJP’s Swaran Salaria was second, while the AAP’s......

    October 15, 2017
  • Gurdaspur bypoll: Over 55% electors cast their votes

    Gurdaspur bypoll: Over 55% electors cast their votes

    Amid sporadic incidents of violence, the Gurdaspur constituency which went to poll on Wednesday, witnessed 55 per cent voting turnout. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided in the constituency which has nine assembly seats, of which seven are......

    October 11, 2017
  • Voting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll

    Voting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll

    Voting began for the by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab on Wednesday. Nearly 15.22 lakh voters, who are eligible to exercise their franchise, will decide the fate of 11 candidates in the fray. Tight security arrangements are......

    October 11, 2017
  • Gurdaspur by-poll: Voters to decide fate of 11 candidates on 11 Oct

    Gurdaspur by-poll: Voters to decide fate of 11 candidates on 11 Oct

    Over 15 lakh voters will decide the fate of 11 candidates contesting in Gurdaspur parliamentary by-election on Wednesday which is being termed as a litmus test for the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Polling for the by-election will be held......

    October 10, 2017
  • Election officials pedal to push up voting figures in Himachal

    Election officials pedal to push up voting figures in Himachal

    To encourage voting for the ensuing Assembly elections, the Shimla district administration officials along with the public, held a cycle rally at the Ridge on Wednesday. The cycle rally was organised with an objective to sensitise voters for using their franchise......

    September 27, 2017
  • Voting begins for key German federal elections

    Voting begins for key German federal elections

    Voting began on Sunday for Germany's federal elections, with Chancellor Angela Merkel tipped to retain power even after 12 years in office, the media reported. Merkel is seeking a fourth term in office and to keep her Christian Democrat Party's......

    September 24, 2017
  • New Zealanders head to polls for national vote

    New Zealanders head to polls for national vote

    New Zealanders were voting today in a national election that appears to be a close race between conservative Prime Minister Bill English and liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern. Ardern has enjoyed a remarkable surge in popularity since taking over as opposition......

    September 23, 2017
  • Voting underway in Pakistan for seat vacated by Nawaz Sharif

    Voting underway in Pakistan for seat vacated by Nawaz Sharif

    Voting was underway on Sunday for the NA-120 by-election seat in Lahore that fell vacant after Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted following the Panama Papers verdict. Long queues were seen outside the polling stations, DawnNews reported. A......

    September 17, 2017
  • JNUSU election: Low turnout in 1st phase polling

    JNUSU election: Low turnout in 1st phase polling

    Polling for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) election was held here on Friday. Polling was held in two phases -- between 9.30 am and 1 pm, and 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm. The counting will begin late Friday......

    September 8, 2017
  • Voting for Bawana constituency in Delhi bypoll underway

    Voting for Bawana constituency in Delhi bypoll underway

    Voting for Bawana assembly bypoll here is underway after polling began at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. One of the 12 reserved constituencies, Bawana is dotted with 26 villages, slum clusters and unauthorised colonies. The bypoll in Bawana was necessitated after......

    August 23, 2017