NOTA

Plea against NOTA in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls not maintainable: ECI to SC

It also referred to the previous judgements delivered by the apex court and said every voter has the right to vote or the right not to vote.

Sep 13, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

SC's order on NOTA not to affect whip to MLAs: Congress

After six Gujarat Congress MLAs left the party last week, the party has ferried 44 of its MLAs to a resort near Bengaluru in party-ruled Karnataka, to prevent further poaching by the BJP.

Aug 03, 2017, 22:51 PM IST
Setback to Congress as SC refuses to stay EC notification allowing NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

Setback to Congress as SC refuses to stay EC notification allowing NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

In a big setback to Congress, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Election Commission notification allowing `None of the Above` (NOTA) option for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.

Aug 03, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

The BJP has fielded its national president Amit Shah, Union minister Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput for the three Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat against the lone Congress candidate Ahmed Patel.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:04 AM IST

EC releases list of Rajya Sabha polls with NOTA option since 2014

Congress Party on Wednesday moved Supreme Court against 'None of the Above' ( NOTA) option in Rajya Sabha elections. The court is likely to hear the matter on Thursday.

Aug 02, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

After Congress, BJP approaches EC over withdrawal of NOTA in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls

Yesterday, the Congress had approached the EC against the use of NOTA option in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections, claiming it was violative of the Constitution and electoral laws. 

Aug 02, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Congress wants NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls scrapped, approaches Election Commission

Congress wants NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls scrapped, approaches Election Commission

In Rajya Sabha polls, the MLAs have to show their ballot paper to an authorised party agent before putting it in ballot box.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:13 PM IST

NOTA option to be available in Gujarat Rajya Sabha election

The `None Of The Above' (NOTA) option will be available to the MLAs who would cast vote in the August 8 Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat.

Aug 01, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

Goa sees maximum voters going for 'None of the Above'

Goa has come up on top when it comes to voters hitting the NOTA button in the latest round of assembly polls, closely followed by Uttarakhand.

Mar 11, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Gujarat's first round of 'anxious' local body polls on Sunday

Many residential colonies had put up 'No Entry' boards against BJP campaigners while in some areas, Patel agitators exhorted people to exercise their 'None of The Above (NOTA) option on the ballot paper.

Nov 21, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Nearly 9.5 lakh Bihar voters chose NOTA

Around 9.5 lakh voters in Bihar chose not to vote for any candidate in Bihar Assembly elections.

Nov 09, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

EC releases NOTA symbol for all polls

 The Election Commission (EC) has introduced a symbol for "None of the Above (NOTA)" option to facilitate voters in exercising their NOTA option in elections, it was announced on Friday.

Sep 18, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

No 'NOTA' for Kolkata civic polls voters

Over 37 lakh voters in Saturday's Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls will not be able to exercise 'None of the Above' (NOTA) option as the electronic voting machines (EVMs) to be used don't have the facility.

Apr 16, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Delhi polls NOTA: 0.4 per cent of total votes cast

The None of the Above (NOTA) option constituted 0.4 per cent of the total votes cast in the Delhi elections that saw a resurgent AAP party on Tuesday sweeping 67 seats.

Feb 11, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

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.

Oct 21, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

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.

May 22, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

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.

May 18, 2014, 15:19 PM IST