Educate masses on NOTA for systemic change in polls: SC to EC

SC directed EC to undertake awareness programmes on the benefits of negative voting.

SC refers to voting in Parliament, says ABSTAIN similar to NOTA

One of the reasons the Supreme Court cited in allowing introduction of right to cast negative vote by rejecting all candidates contesting the polls is that lawmakers have an option to abstain from voting in Parliament.

India may become 14th country to allow negative voting

If the Supreme Court verdict on negative voting is implemented, India will become the 14th country to adopt this practice.

Rahul Gandhi`s stand reflection of differences within Congress: Rajnath Singh

BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday said Rahul Gandhi`s stand that the ordinance on convicted lawmakers was a `nonsense` only underlined the `well known fact` that there were differences within the Congress and sought to know how the party leader would describe the other actions of the UPA Government.

Surprised PM to deal with Rahul Gandhi`s criticism on return

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was apparently taken by surprise by Rahul Gandhi`s attack on the ordinance on lawmakers but "will deal with the matter" only on his return to India next week.

The Right to Reject: Indian democracy’s new hot button

By directing the Election Commission to introduce a new option in electronic voting machines (EVMs) for voters to reject all candidates, the apex court has brought in an important reform in our electoral system.

Voters get right to reject all candidates in elections

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday gave the citizens of India the right to reject all candidates in elections.

Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 122 122 76
SHS 63 63 19
INC 42 42 -40
NCP 41 41 -21
MNS 1 1 -12
OTH 19 19 -22
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Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 47 47 43
INLD 19 19 -12
INC 15 15 -25
HJCBL 2 2 -4
OTH 7 7 -2
Party wise Trends/Tally | Key Candidates | Vote Share
Constituency Wise Results