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.
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.
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.
17 Apr 2016
Kolkata: Voting for 56 seats in the second phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began this morning amidst tight security.
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.
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.
17 Apr 2016
Kolkata: More than 21 percent votes were cast in the first two hours of polling for 56 seats in the second phase of West Bengal Assembly polls amidst tight security.
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.
26 Mar 2016
Shilda: Reminding the people of Maoist violence in tribal Jangalmahal during Left Front rule, West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said peace has returned in the area and warned them that the region would again witness unrest if CPI(M) was returned to power.
05 Apr 2016
Guwahati: At least 93 Electronic Voting Machines malfunctioned and were replaced during the first phase of assembly polls in 65 constituencies in Assam, where the two-phase election process started today.