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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.