01 May 2015
London: Even as voters gear up to stand in queue for Britain's upcoming general election this month, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a technique to allow people to vote online even if their home computers are suspected of being infected with viruses.
25 Apr 2015
Kolkata: Over 69 percent polling was recorded on Saturday in elections to 91 municipalities across West Bengal, which was marred by sporadic incidents of violence that left one dead and several injured including two policemen and a poll official.
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.
18 Apr 2015
Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress has written to the Gujarat government-appointed committee that the state law providing for mandatory voting is unconstitutional and unclear, and it should not be enforced.
13 Apr 2015
New Delhi; Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said the people of Maharashtra should decide whether screening of Marathi movies in the state should be made compulsory.
12 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Stoking a controversy, the Shiv Sena on Sunday demanded that voting rights of Muslims should be revoked as the community has often been used to play vote bank politics.
15 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Coming to the defence of party MP Sanjay Raut whose controversial write-up demanding disenfranchisement of Muslims to end vote bank politics drew flak from various quarters, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday sought to know why nobody reacted when MIM's Asaduddin Owaisi spoke of "finishing Hindus".
14 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Even as its demand for disenfranchisement of Muslims community has evoked sharp reactions from political parties, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday sought to know why the issue of voting rights of Kashmiri Pandits has not been raised in the same manner.
13 Apr 2015
Unnao (UP): Known for making controversial statements, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has demanded that a strict law for family planning be brought in for all to check population growth and those who do not follow it should be stripped of their voting right.
13 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Taking a strong stand against the call by its ally Shiv Sena for the scrapping of Muslims' voting rights, the government on Monday said such suggestions were not acceptable to it and that these "should not be discussed even hypothetically".