NOTA performs better than parties of Koda and Ekka

None of the above (NOTA) option fared better than former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda's Jai Bharat Samanta Party (JBSP), taking a 1.7 per cent vote share in the just ended Jharkhand Assembly elections to give the state its tenth government.

53,613 voters press NOTA button in Haryana

More than 53,000 voters have opted for 'None of the Above (NOTA)' option in EVMs in the Haryana assembly polls, thus rejecting the candidates fielded by political parties in their respective constituencies.

Not many takers for NOTA in Maharashtra, Haryana polls

There were few takers in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls for the 'None of the Above' option which was introduced by the Election Commission last year following a Supreme Court judgement.

90% polling recorded in Tripura panchayat election

Elections for the three-tier panchayat system in Tripura passed off peacefully on Tuesday with around 90 per cent of the voters exercising their franchise.

BSP, AAP, SP tally less than NOTA at 24 LS seats in Bihar

In at least 24 out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, the NOTA (none of the above) pulled more voters than candidates of some major parties.

Over 3.9 lakh voters use NOTA option in MP Lok Sabha polls

More than 3.91 lakh voters exercised the `NOTA` (none of the above) option in the 29 constituencies in Madhya Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls.

Over 58,000 voters in Punjab, 34,000 in Haryana opt for NOTA

Over 58,000 voters in Punjab and 34,225 voters in Haryana outrightly rejected candidates in the Lok Sabha polls as they pressed the None of the Above Option (NOTA) button on EVM machines.

About 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in Lok Sabha polls

Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.

42,000 voters opted for NOTA in two Jharkhand constituencies

Over 42,000 voters in Jamshedpur and Singhbhum (Reserved) parliamentary seats had opted for `None of the Above Option` (NOTA) in the Lok Sabha poll held on April 17.

About 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in LS-2014 polls

Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.

0.5 per cent voters opt for NOTA in Delhi

Only 0.5 per cent voters opted for the newly introduced `None of the Above Option` in the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, for which the results were declared on Friday.

Over 4 lakh voters opted NOTA in Maharashtra

A total of 4,31,992 people or 0.9 percent of the 60.42 percent electorate in Maharashtra have opted for None of the Above (NOTA) option in this elections.

1.1 percent voters opt for NOTA in Bengal

Only 1.1 percent voters opted for the newly introduced `None of the Above Option` in the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, results for which were declared on Friday.

About 5000 NOTA users in Arunachal Assembly polls

An estimated 4948 voters opted for the Non of the Above (NOTA) option in the April 7 assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh which constitute over one percent of the votes polled.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Meghalaya has the highest percentage of voters pushing NOTA

Meghalaya emerged with the highest percentage of voters who chose the NOTA option available with the EVMs introduced for the first time, an election official said on Friday.

NDA allies in Nilgiris (SC) constituency weighing option of NOTA

Deprived of a candidate due to last minute bungling, BJP and its allies in Nilgiris (SC) constituency are in a dilemma on whom to extend support and are weighing options of NOTA.

Gujarat HC rejects PIL seeking symbol of `NOTA` option

The Gujarat High Court rejected a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Election Commission to provide a symbol for the NOTA (None Of The Above) option and to educate voters about it.

Jaspal Bhatti`s widow does a spoof on political parties

As election fever is gripping the country, late satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti`s widow "floated" a `NOTA` party.

PIL filed to provide symbol on EVM`s to vote NOTA

The Election Commission on Tuesday sought time in the Madras High court to reply on a PIL seeking a direction to ECI to develop a symbol to denote NOTA option on the voting machine as a vast majority of people is illiterate and an exclusive symbol for NOTA alone would serve the desired purpose fully.

If no aid, then NOTA: Vidarbha farmers

Lakhs of distressed farmers in Vidarbha region have threatened to press the None Of The Above (NOTA) button on voting machines next month if they are not disbursed aid for farm losses immediately, an activist said here Saturday.