28 Nov 2015
Lucknow: 74 percent voting was recorded in first round of election for Gram Pradhans and Panchayats in 74 districts of Uttar Pradesh today which saw stray incidents of violence that left one person dead and a magistrate injured.
26 Nov 2015
Shimla: Electorates in Himachal Pradesh today braved the cold to cast their ballot in the first phase of the panchayat elections that began amid tight security.Polling, which began at 7.00 a.m., is taking place only in remote areas of Chamba and Lahaul-Spiti districts.
23 Nov 2015
Ranchi: More than 72 percent voters exercised their franchise yesterday in the first of the four-phased elections for the three-tier rural local bodies in Jharkhand despite threats by Maoists and minor violence amid tight security, officials said.
23 Nov 2015
Ahmedabad: E-voting introduced by Gujarat State Election Commission for polling in six municipal corporations held yesterday, had very few takers as only 806 people voted online out of the total of over 95.9 lakh voters.
21 Nov 2015
Bhopal: Voting for Ratlam Lok Sabha and Dewas Assembly seat by-poll began on a peaceful note today with 13 percent voters exercising their right till 9 am. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the two constituencies and polling was underway smoothly, an election official said.
21 Aug 2015
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state. The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be turned into 'duty of voting', the High Court said while acting on a petition challenging the Gujarat Local Authorities (Amendment) Act 2009, which makes voting mandatory in local body polls in the state.
21 Nov 2015
Warangal: About 40 percent polling was reported till noon in the by-election to Warangal (SC) Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana today.
03 Nov 2015
Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to defer the date for making wearing of helmets compulsory for two-wheeler riders to January 1.
05 Nov 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Over 30 percent polling was recorded in the initial five hours in the second phase of local body polls in Kerala in seven districts today, even as malfunctioning of EVMs affected voting in certain areas.
13 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Strongly condemning the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory, Janata Dal (United) termed it as "undemocratic and infringement" in the liberty of the citizen.