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Assembly polls: 71.7 pc voter turnout in Kerala, 69 pc in Tamil Nadu and 81.94 pc in Puducherry

Assembly polls: 71.7 pc voter turnout in Kerala, 69 pc in Tamil Nadu and 81.94 pc in Puducherry

16 May 2016

Thiruvananthapuram/Chennai/ Puducherry:  A voter turnout of 71.7 percent was recorded in Kerala, 69 percent in Tamil Nadu and 81.94 percent in Puducherry.  

Assembly polls,   Voting begins,   Polls in Kerala,   polls in Tamil Nadu,   Voting in Puducherry,   Election commission,   Jyalalithaa,   Karunanidhi,   Latest States News ,  
HC stays <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong> rule in Gujarat civic polls

HC stays compulsory voting rule in Gujarat civic polls

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.

HC,  Gujarat Civic Polls,   Civic Polls,   Gujarat High Court,   Latest States News ,  
64 percent turnout in 6th phase of Panchayat polls in Bihar

64 percent turnout in 6th phase of Panchayat polls in Bihar

15 May 2016

Patna: Around 64 percent voter turnout was recorded in sixth phase of panchayat polls in Bihar today amid stray incidents of minor clashes and death of a polling officer due to ill-health.

6th phase of Panchayat polls,   Panchayat polls in Bihar,   voter turnout,   Voting,   latest States News,  
Bihar Panchayat polls: 60 percent <strong>voting</strong> in 2nd phase

Bihar Panchayat polls: 60 percent voting in 2nd phase

29 Apr 2016

Patna: About 60 percent voting was recorded in the second phase of panchayat elections in Bihar amid reports of irregularities and clashes at some places.

Bihar Panchayat polls,   Voting,   2nd phase polls,   Polls in Bihar,   panchayat elections,   Latest States News,  
JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make <strong>voting</strong> <strong>compulsory</strong>

JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make voting compulsory

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.

JD(U),   Gujarat government,   make voting compulsory,   voting,   polling,   elections,  
West Bengal Assembly polls: Third phase <strong>voting</strong> underway

West Bengal Assembly polls: Third phase voting underway

21 Apr 2016

Kolkata: With one lakh security personnel deployed to look after law and order, polling for the crucial third phase of West Bengal Assembly election began today at 7 am.

West Bengal Assembly polls,   WB polls,   Election,   Third phase voting,   West Bengal election,   Mamata Banerjee,   Election,   Polls,   Latest States News,  
West Bengal assembly polls: Second phase <strong>voting</strong> begins for 56 seats

West Bengal assembly polls: Second phase voting begins for 56 seats

17 Apr 2016

Kolkata: Voting for 56 seats in the second phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began this morning amidst tight security.

West Bengal Polls,   West Bengal Assembly Polls,   Bengal Assembly Election,   West Bengal Second Phase Voting,   Latest States News ,  
West Bengal polls: Over 57 percent voters turnout in six hours of fifth phase

West Bengal polls: Over 57 percent voters turnout in six hours of fifth phase

30 Apr 2016

Kolkata: Amid tight security and braving the sweltering heat, over 57 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first six hours of polling for 53 constituencies in the fifth and penultimate phase of West Bengal's assembly polls today.

West Bengal Assembly elections,   West Bengal Assembly elections 2016,   West Bengal polls,   Assembly elections 2016,   voting in West Bengal,   states news,  
Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong>

Narendra Modi advocates for Right to Reject and compulsory voting

30 Jun 2013

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advocated for electoral reforms including introduction of Right to Reject and compulsory voting, saying these measures would bring good people to politics.

Narendra Modi,   Right to Reject,   compulsory voting,   electoral reforms,   Young Indian Leaders Conclave,  
West Bengal assembly polls: 40  percent votes cast till 11 AM

West Bengal assembly polls: 40 percent votes cast till 11 AM

17 Apr 2016

Kolkata: Amid reports of sporadic violence, close to 40 percent of votes were cast till 11 AM for election to 56 West Bengal Assembly seats in the second phase of polls.

West Bengal Assembly Polls,   West Bengal Assembly Elections,   West Bengal Second Phase Voting,   Latest States News ,  

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