All above 17 years of age can apply for voter ID cards in advance: EC

The commission has also begun linking Aadhaar numbers with Electoral Roll data. 

published on : 28th July 2022

Those aged above 17 but not yet 18 can now register in advance to become voters: EC

Following change in election law, people can resister as voters on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 on turning 18.

published on : 28th July 2022

Names of more than 1,000 Bru voters settled in Tripura deleted from Mizoram voters list

Thousands of Bru people have been lodged at Tripura transit camps for over two decades after they fled Mizoram fearing ethnic tension triggered by the murder of a Mizo forest official.

published on : 8th July 2022

Poor voter turnout in ‘peaceful’ UP LS bypolls

The bypolls to two Lok Sabha seats in UP on Thursday recorded a poor average voting percentage of 43.8.

published on : 24th June 2022

Rajinder Nagar goes to vote today, 14 candidates in fray

Among the major contenders are MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak from AAP, former councillor Rajesh Bhatia from BJP and former municipal councillor Prem Lata from Congress.

published on : 23rd June 2022

French voters elect parliamentarians, in test for Macron

In last week's first-round vote, a coalition led by hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon made a surprisingly strong showing, sending jitters through Macron's centrist and center-right allies.

published on : 20th June 2022

24,365 bogus voters found in Prakasam

According to official information, 59,500 voters have same name and photographs.

published on : 17th May 2022

Congress' 'Na Nayaki' drive to woo women voters in Karnataka ahead of 2023 elections

In Karnataka, transgender activist Akkai Padmashali, who is associated with the Karnataka Congress, has been made state convener for the campaign 'Na Nayaki', to reach out to women.

published on : 11th May 2022

Uttar Pradesh: SP Rajya Sabha MP meets Yogi, sparks speculations of a crossover 

If  Yadav switches over to BJP, he is bound to have an impact on the OBC voters. Meanwhile, after taking charge of the party, Akhilesh Yadav is alleged to have neglected Sukhram Singh.

published on : 15th April 2022

Thinking small: Biden scrounges for ways to breakthrough before midterm elections

Six months out from the midterm elections, Biden's team is betting that smaller, discrete announcements can break through to voters better than talk of transformational plans.

published on : 15th April 2022

Telugu, Bengali voters to decide fate of candidates in municipal polls at Odisha's Paradip

The urban areas of Paradip are home to nearly 25,000 Telugu and Bengali voters including Bangladeshi settlers.

published on : 14th March 2022

INTERVIEW | 'OBC voters wiser now to see through Opposition's divisive agendas': BJP  leader on UP win

''In independent India for the OBC people, no other party has done as much as the BJP under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done.''

published on : 12th March 2022

Voter list tampering alleged in Baripada, Odisha; Bhanja Sena calls for bandh

They submitted a memorandum and sought intervention of the Collector and State Election Commissioner into the matter.

published on : 5th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh elections: Voting percentage for all phases same as in 2017 polls

Out of the seven-phase elections, the politically important state has completed five rounds and the rest two are lined up on March 3 and March 7.

published on : 1st March 2022

BDO abduction case: Accused’s wife dies, police assault alleged

Kin of Chakrapani Sabar, one of the arrested persons in the case, lodged a complaint with Jarada police on Thursday alleging that the accused’s wife Rahas Sabar died after being assaulted by cops.

published on : 26th February 2022

Pradhan slams State government, SEC for gross errors in the voters list

Similar protests were also reported from border villages of the State, he said and urged the SEC and administration to hold a high-level inquiry.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Record polling in Maoist-infested areas of Koraput and Kalahandi districts

Voters of Maoist-infested areas turn up at polling booths in large numbers amid heavy police deployment.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Vote boycott incidents mark 4th phase polling

The fourth phase panchayat elections concluded on Tuesday amid instances of voters boycotting the polls in many districts.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Municipal polls: 4,000-voter ward in Chennai's Manali sees turnout of over 80 per cent

While one ward each in Manali and Alandur polled more than 70 per cent, nine wards across four zones registered more than 60 per cent votes, according to data provided by Chennai Corporation.

published on : 21st February 2022

Ecstasy of a first for voters of Nagada

In the past, voters of the village had to undertake an arduous journey through hilly terrains and dense forest to the Deogaon primary school.

published on : 14th February 2022
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