Money generated from scams has begun to play a role in the polling process in India while the need for funds for election is the root cause of corruption, former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi said Saturday.
In a bid to ensure free and fair assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Election Commission has decided to video record the poll process at various polling stations put under "sensitive and hypersensitive" categories.
Forced to cancel their daily prayer Monday for the first time in 117 years after a Kolkata monastery was turned into a polling booth, the Bengal Buddhist Association is mulling legal recourse as well as seeking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s intervention.
Congress party`s Lok Sabha candidate from Varanasi on Monday dismissed that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country an expressed confidence that he easily will win the crucial seat since he has enormous support of the locals.
After Pune, where as many as one lakh names of electors with ID cards were missing from the voters list, now there are reports that over two lakhs voters couldn`t cast their vote in yesterday`s polling in Mumbai.
After Pune, where as many as one lakh names of electors with ID cards were missing from the voters list, now voters in Mumbai face the same issue as tens of them are not finding their names in the voters list.
Tamil Nadu Government today made it clear that employers and commercial establishments must grant holiday with wages for their employees tomorrow on account of polling for the 39 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Union Minister Sachin Pilot, who cast his vote as polling for 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan began on Thursday, expressed confidence that his Congress party will emerge as a winner in these elections.
Lok sabha polls Chhattisgarh — Around 65 per cent voter turnout was on Thursday recorded in three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha constituencies of Chhattisgarh, where Maoists targeted a polling party but there was no casualty.