- Himachal voters rue poor amenities along China border(11:36)
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The simmering discontentment over the absence of basic amenities in the area along the China border is forcing 400-odd voters in Himachal Pradesh's remote Kunnu and Charang villages in Kinnaur district to boycott the parliamentary polls.
- 90-year-old Bengal woman casts her vote, thanks EC(22:44)
Raiganj (West Bengal), April 18 (IANS) A 90-year old woman, who had failed to exercise her franchise in the previous municipal polls and urged Special Police Observer for West Bengal, Vivek Dube to arrange adequate security for making elections free and fair, finally managed to cast her vote on Thursday.
- J&K newly-wed couple comes to vote in bridal attire(19:40)
Ranmban (Jammu & Kashmir), April 18 (IANS) It was an interesting sight to see a newly-wed couple visiting one of the polling booths in Ramban district of Jammy & Kashmir in the bridal attire, on Thursday.
- Maharashtra voter smashes EVM(17:50)
Akola (Maharashtra), April 18 (IANS) A voter on Thursday smashed the electronic voting machine (EVM) while casting his vote in Akola Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra.
- 105-year-old votes in Maharashtra(13:14)
Latur (Maharashtra), April 18 (IANS) Heads turned when 105-year-old Kabaibai Ganpati Kamble on Thursday reached a polling station to cast her vote in the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra.
- Over 100 bikers to motivate Himachal voters(11:50)
Shimla, April 18 (IANS) Over 100 bikers, from six countries and 15 Indian cities, will motivate voters in Himachal Pradesh on ways to strengthen democracy when they take part in the three-day Eighth Hero MTB Shimla 2019 commencing on Friday.
- MNM chief Kamal, daughter vote(09:10)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan and his daughter Shruti Haasan queued up at a polling booth here and voted in the Lok Sabha polls.
- Technical glitches delay voting in some TN booths(08:40)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Voting in some polling booths in Tamil Nadu was delayed on Thursday owing to technical problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), as per reports reaching here.
- Chennai hotel offers 50% off in food bill for voters(08:10)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) City-based Clarion Hotel President announced on Thursday that it was offering a 50 per cent off on the food bills of people who have voted in the polls for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and 18 Assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
- LS polls: Bengal sex workers may press NOTA button(01:26)
By Milinda Ghosh Roy
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) In the midst of Lok Sabha elections, a body representing about 65,000 sex workers of West Bengal is pushing for recognising them as labourers, on the basis of which they will decide whom to vote.
- Have birthday on May 12, be brand ambassador in Haryana(20:06)
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) In Haryana 20,428 voters have the opportunity to be voting brand ambassadors on May 12 -- when polling will take place in the state for 10 Lok Sabha seats -- as their birthday falls on the state's polling day.
- In Chautala vs Chautala, AAP shows a bias(20:32)
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, has been accused of showing a political bias in the ongoing feud in the Chautala family in Haryana.
- BJP contestant wants to put his lock on EVM strong rooms(17:26)
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Making an unusual request, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Telangana's Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency on Monday sought the Election Commission (EC)'s permission to also put his lock on the strong room where EVMs and VVPATs used to conduct elections during the first phase are stored.
- Ex-judge, ex-jawan, priest to fight PM in Varanasi(16:28)
Varanasi, April 13 (IANS) As of now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears all set to contest against an interesting array of candidates from Varanasi, when his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh goes to polls in the last phase on May 19.
- Modi lookalike to contest against PM, Rajnath(16:06)
By Amita Verma
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh now have an unusual candidate pitted against them: Abhinandan Pathak, a lookalike of Modi, who is contesting form Lucknow and Varanasi as an independent candidate.
- Transfer of SIT IG by EC isolates SAD in Punjab(18:34)
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) It took a complaint from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to get Punjab Police Inspector General (IG) Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh shifted out by the Election Commission from the high-profile special investigation team (SIT) probing the Behbal Kalan firing incident and linked sacrilege cases.
- Meghalaya poll officer issues Braille voter I-card(23:42)
Shillong, April 9 (IANS) Chief Electoral Officer Fredrick Roy Kharkongor of Mehalaya, here on Tuesday, handed the first Braille elector photo identity card to Padmahree Bertha Dkhar, principal of Jyoti Sroat Inclusive School, the first school for the visually impaired people in the state.