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Madras HC rejects plea to order re-poll in Ponparappi

A vacation bench of the Madras High Court has rejected a plea to order re-poll in Ponparappi of Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency.

published on : 23rd May 2019

This polling team is returning after a month thirsty, hungry and sick. Here's why

Despite being attacked on the way by leeches and other blood-sucking insects, the team dropped near Indo-China border, a month back kept, walking for three days to be eventually rescued by the police.

published on : 21st May 2019

Election Commission announces re-polling at one booth in Kolkata's Uttar constituency

ECI declared void the poll held on May 19 at polling station number 200 of the Kolkata's Uttar parliamentary constituency.

published on : 21st May 2019

Strong turnout — 77.6% voting in four bypoll seats in Tamil Nadu

Sulur recorded 79.41 per cent voting on Sunday against 75.22 per cent in 2016 Assembly elections.

published on : 20th May 2019

Amid tight security, repolling a smooth affair in Pappireddipatti

Pappireddipatti parliamentary constituency recorded 89.67 per cent polling in the eight booths of Nathamedu, Ayyampatti and Jallipudur villages that went for repolling on Sunday.

published on : 20th May 2019

With liquor shops shut, tipplers throng Sivaganga

The tipplers in the district were in no mood to give up. On Sunday, they made a beeline for the liquor shops in the border district — Sivaganga. 

published on : 20th May 2019

Did ECI win the credibility vote?

It is not uncommon for the Election Commission of India to face criticism, but the number of allegations levelled against the ECI has never been as high as in this poll season.

published on : 19th May 2019

Air-conditioned polling booth in Indore offers tea, coffee and buttermilk to voters

The polling booth number 215 located at Jall Auditorium in Kanchan Bagh area of the city will be having amenities like RO drinking water, kids play zone and safety lockers.

published on : 18th May 2019

Two booths in Arunachal Pradesh to go for re-polling on May 21

The decision of repolling was taken following recommendation of a team of the poll panel, who met representatives of different political parties here on May 14.

published on : 18th May 2019

EC announces repolling in three more Kerala booths

The booths are booth number 48 at GHS, Kooliyode, Trikkaripur in Kasaragod, booth number 52 at Kunnirikka UPS, Vengad North and booth number 53, Kunnirikka UPS, Vengad South in Kannur. 

published on : 17th May 2019

TDP protests EC decision for re-poll

The EC on Wednesday ordered re-polling in five polling stations in Chandragiri constituency.

published on : 16th May 2019

BJP candidate who vandalised EVM, assaulted polling officer gets bail

On April 25, police had issued a lookout circular against Mishra who had reportedly absconded after the incident. Besides, three special squads were formed by police to nab the BJP candidate.

published on : 16th May 2019

EC orders re-polling at Faridabad booth after BJP polling agent caught influencing voters 

The incident took place at Asawati village in the Faridabad parliamentary constituency where polling was held on May 12.

published on : 13th May 2019

SC declines to reschedule polling due to Ramzan, heat wave

Advocate Mohammad Nizam Pasha moved the apex court seeking a direction for advancing the polling hours on account of the commencement of Ramzan and heat wave forecast in many states.

published on : 13th May 2019

72.32% turnout in repoll to 168 polling stations of West Tripura LS constituency 

Fifteen companies of Central Armed Police Forces were deployed during the repoll, the official said.

published on : 12th May 2019
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