Those who do not speak Bengali form 40 per cent of the total electorate in Bhowanipore Assembly constituency.
With the district closing in on its date with local body elections, the candidates, are all in an overdrive. Some are going the extra mile by bribing the voters to ensure victory.
Bhowanipore is the microcosm of a cosmopolitan Kolkata with sizeable Marwari, Bihari, Punjabi and Gujarati populations.
Mumbai physician Akshay Bajad says he has developed a prototype for the technology, but needs Election Commission’s permission to access the VVPAT machines.
TDP leader Nakka Anand Babu charged the government and alleged that the SC, ST leaders were not even being allowed to express their democratic protests against the atrocities of the ruling party.
Harish Rao dared BJP leader Eatala Rajender and asked him whether he could go to the Prime Minister and make an argument for a package of `1,000 crore for Huzurabad.
The revision activities include removal of all multiple entries, logical errors, house to house verification through, proper formation of sections and rationalisation of polling stations.
The BJP plans a mega outreach programme to connect with women voters, especially housewives, through cultural activities ahead of the municipal elections.
The Rashtriya Lok Dal has started working to regain the political space lost to the ruling BJP and the Mayawati-led BSP.
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They have asked the MPs to not stage a walkout and also return to the House even if they are suspended or removed so that the government does not "push through its business unhindered".
As per the complaint, the data of 2.67 crore voters was leaked. The complaint was filed by the Joint Chief Electoral Officer.
Political observers say unlike earlier, woman voters now make their choice based on candidate, other factors
In the 2021 elections to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, 72.54 per cent women cast their votes, while the turnout stood at 73.09 per cent for men
Many did not wear a mask while standing in the line, only to receive a mask and a glove just before voting.
The polling witnessed a sluggish start in the first two hours after it got underway at 7 am. The polling percentage in the Vellore district was 10.8 per cent and 16.58 in Tirupathur district till 9 am