26 Jun 2016
Patna: Union government's Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today said Brexit was a sad development but India would not be affected by it due to its solid macroeconomics.
23 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is closely watching the developments surrounding the referendum in Britain on the country's continuity in the European Union and India was well prepared to handle any eventuality, a top official said early on Thursday.
22 Jun 2016
Anantnag: Voting for the by-elections to this south Kashmir assembly seat started this morning on a dull note.
24 Jun 2016
Wellington: Asian currency, bond and equity traders kicked off an early day of choppy trading as British voted to leave the European Union sent shivers across trading floors and kept many investors glued to their television screens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.