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74% voter turn-out in 2014 in 2-phase elections in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 16:08

Total voter turn-out in the two-phased simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha was 74 percent against 65.3 percent polling in last general elections in 2009.

Women voters outnumber men in some Odisha districts

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:11

Women voters outnumbered their male counterparts in tribal dominated Kandhamal and Gajapati districts which went to the polls on April 10.

Odisha votes for its final phase of LS, Assembly polls on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:30

About 16 million voters will decide the political fate of candidates for the 11 Lok Sabha and 747 aspirants for the 77 Assembly seats in the final phase of polling on Thursday in Odisha, with the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) hoping to romp home for the fourth straight term.

Campaigning ends in Odisha for Lok Sabha, Assembly seats

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 19:41

Campaigning ended on Tuesday in 11 Lok Sabha and 77 Assembly seats in Odisha for the second and last phase polling for the elections on April 17.

Odisha votes for its final phase of LS, Assembly polls on Thursday

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 14:18

About 16 million voters will decide the political fate of 98 candidates for the 11 Lok Sabha and 747 aspirants for the 77 assembly seats in the final phase of polling Thursday in Odisha, with the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) hoping to romp home for the fourth straight term.

National parties to lose ground, BJD to form govt in Odisha: Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:23

Asserting that national parties will lose ground in Odisha, BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Monday claimed both BJP and Congress might face a debacle in the state after the 2014 elections.

Post poll violence claims one life in Arunachal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:41

Post poll violence has claimed a life in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh while an official was attacked in East Kameng district, police said.

Campaigning on for last phase of Odisha polls

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 13:34

Campaigning for the second and last phase of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state Assembly in Odisha to be held April 17 picked up Saturday, with several parties making efforts to woo voters.

Arvind Kejriwal admits resigning as Delhi CM was `mistake`

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 13:09

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has finally accepted that resigning as the Chief Minister of Delhi after just 49 days at the helm was a `mistake`.

Odisha holds simultaneous LS, Assembly polls; 67% turnout recorded

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 20:33

Braving intense heat and defying extremist threats, about 67 percent of the electorate Thursday cast their ballot in simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assembly in Odisha, officials said.

LS, Assembly polls in Odisha: As it happened

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 04:40

About 67 percent of the electorate Thursday cast their ballot in simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assembly in Odisha, officials said.

Cong withdraws candidates from two Assembly seats in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 15:58

Congress has decided to withdraw its candidates from Vaisi and Khochadhaman Assembly seats where bypoll will be held along with three other constituencies.