Odisha`s voter turn out 74.5%, fresh poll in 22 polling booths

The voter turn out during yesterday`s first phase polling for 10 Lok Sabha constituencies and 70 Assembly seats in Odisha was 74.48 percent as against the previous election (2009) ratio of 65.5 percent, official sources said.

Polling booths in Maoist area proposed to be shifted

Eight polling booths under Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency located in Maoist-affected areas have been proposed to be shifted to safer locations to ensure free and fair election.

1,625 polling booths in Rajasthan to be monitored through webcasting

1,625 polling stations in 32 out of 33 districts of Rajasthan will be monitored through webcasting by the state election department.

Naxals planting IEDs near polling booths in Chhattisgarh: Police

With Assembly elections nearing in Chhattisgarh, police have received inputs of Naxals planting Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) near polling booths in the Maoist-hotbed of Bastar.

2013 MP polls: More than 7,000 polling booths added

Over 7000 polling booths have been added to facilitate voting in the assembly elections this year in Madhya Pradesh.

Jumbos pose threat to 190 polling booths in Meghalaya

Election officials in Meghalaya face an elephantine problem to ensure that voting for the Feb 23 polls is not disrupted by marauding pachyderms.

Media barred from entering poll booth near Jammu

Media was initially not allowed to enter a polling booth while ballotting was on to fill four panchayat quota seats in the J&K legislative council.

Polling booths to go up by 4,000 in Tamil Nadu

The number of polling stations in Tamil Nadu will go up by over 4,000 following the Election Commission`s `rationalisation` initiatives.

All booths to be connected through web casting technology

Election authorities said arrangements for connecting all polling booths here through
`web casting technology` have been made to ensure the entire
polling process on April 13, except vote casting would be
monitored.