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Record 66 percent turnout in five-phase polls in Jharkhand

Record 66 percent turnout in five-phase polls in Jharkhand

20 Dec 2014

Ranchi: Jharkhand registered an overall 66 percentage turnout for the 81 assembly seats that was held in five phases and spanned over nearly four weeks which concluded with the polling held for 16 seats in the last phase today which recorded around 70.42 percent polling.

Jharkhand election,   Jharkhand polling,   Jharkhand turnout,   Jharkhand assembly,   Jharkhand voting ,  
Soldiers vote to 'guard' democracy even after hanging uniforms

Soldiers vote to 'guard' democracy even after hanging uniforms

20 Dec 2014

Hiranagar (Kathua): Retired servicemen, who had fought Indo-Pak wars in this border constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday braved the winter chill for their "national duty" to caste votes and strengthen democracy in the state, in their bid to counter the ongoing Pakistan-sponsored proxy war.

Soldiers vote,   guard democracy,   Jammu assembly elections,   assembly elections,   polls,   voting,   J&K polls,  
More than 70 percent polling in final phase of Jharkhand assembly elections

More than 70 percent polling in final phase of Jharkhand assembly elections

20 Dec 2014

Ranchi: Polling in the 16 constituencies of Jharkhand today ended with 70.42 percent of the electorate exercising their franchise in the fifth and final phase of elections to the 81-member state assembly as the day passed-off peacefully.

Jharkhand assembly polls,   polling,   assembly election,   voting,   jharkhand polls,  
Assembly elections: <strong>Voting</strong> ends in Kashmir, over 65 percent turnout

Assembly elections: Voting ends in Kashmir, over 65 percent turnout

20 Dec 2014

Jammu: The fifth and final phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully on Saturday, with over 65 percent of the voters casting their ballot in 20 constituencies, officials said.

J&K assembly polls,   J&K assembly elections,   security arrangement for J&K polls,   final phase polling,   polling,  
Assembly elections: J&K records highest turnout, Jharkhand breaks records

Assembly elections: J&K records highest turnout, Jharkhand breaks records

20 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir registered its highest turn-out in assembly elections in the last 25 years with an estimated 65 percent of voters casting their votes, as the fifth and final phase of polling ended on Saturday.

Jharkhand assembly polls,   assembly elections,   polling in Jharkhand,   Jammu & Kasmir assembly elections,   voting,   polls ,  
Countdown begins for final phase assembly polls in Jammu & Kashmir

Countdown begins for final phase assembly polls in Jammu & Kashmir

19 Dec 2014

Jammu: Stage is set for the final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in which several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts of Jammu amid a strong security deployment.

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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,  
Congress trying to field Virender Sehwag in Delhi assembly polls

Congress trying to field Virender Sehwag in Delhi assembly polls

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: In order to revive the party in the upcoming assembly elections, the Congress is trying to field ace cricketer Virender Sehwag. The party leadership is in touch with Sehwag who is yet to confirm about his new innings in the politics.

Congress,   Virender Sehwag,   Delhi assembly polls,   elections,   voting,   politics,  
Japan heads to polls with Abe on course to retain power

Japan heads to polls with Abe on course to retain power

14 Dec 2014

Tokyo: Voters began casting ballots in Japan on Sunday for a general election likely to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power, and billed as a referendum on his economic policy.

Voting in Japan,   general election in Japan,   Shinzo Abe,   economic policy of Japan,  
Jammu & Kashmir police forms anti-mobile voter squads

Jammu & Kashmir police forms anti-mobile voter squads

13 Dec 2014

Srinagar: Police on Saturday formed anti-mobile voter squads in each of the eight constituencies of Srinagar district which are going to polls in the fourth phase of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections.

Jammu & Kashmir polls,   J-K police,   anti-mobile voter squads,   assembly elections,   polls,   elections,   polling,   voting,  

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