Money in elections root cause of corruption: Ex-CEC Quraishi

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.

Elaborate security for final phase of JK polls: DGP

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of polling in the fifth and final phase of elections in Jammu division tomorrow.

65.46% votes cast in peaceful 2nd phase polling in Jharkhand
65.46% votes cast in peaceful 2nd phase polling in Jharkhand

About 65.46 percent electorate on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the second of the five-phase polling for the 20 Maoist-hit Assembly constituencies as the day passed off peacefully.

Assembly polls: Voting underway in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand

Polling is underway in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies of Jharkhand in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Assembly.

Polling is also undrrway for the first of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K polls: Young Kashmiri voters queue up for polling

Voters, mainly young men and women, queued up at a polling booth in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, braving temperatures below the freezing point.

J&K polls: EC to video record polling process at sensitive booths

 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.

Buddhists miffed as prayers axed at Kolkata monastery for polling

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.

Varanasi will reject Narendra Modi, I`m the son of the soil: Ajay Rai

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.

Narendra Modi rings up Naidu to know about polling in Seemandhra

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi rang up TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to inquire about the polling in Seemandhra.

Police patrols to monitor Asian voters in Britain

In an effort to deter voting fraud, British police will patrol polling stations in 16 "higher-risk" areas with large South Asian communities during this month`s local elections.

Ten killed in attacks on polling centres in Iraq

 Ten people were killed and 22 injured in attacks on polling centres in Iraq Wednesday, police said.

EC apologises to Mumbaikars after lakhs of names missing from voters list

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 1 lakh voters` names missing in Pune, Mumbaikars face same issue

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.

Polling for lone Puducherry seat on Thursday

Over 900,000 voters will seal the electoral fate of 30 candidates including sitting MP and union minister V. Narayanasamy on Thursday.

Polling day: Holiday must for all on Thursday, says TN govt

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.

Voting in Pune marred by faulty EVMs, 1 lakh missing names; BJP demands re-poll

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a re-polling in Pune after as many as one lakh names of electors with ID cards were missing from the voters list.

Confident of Congress` victory: Sachin Pilot

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: 65% voter turnout in three Naxal-hit seats in Chhattisgarh

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.

Lok Sabha polls: Over 80% voting in Inner Manipur

Manipur Lok Sabha polls — Over 80 per cent votes were cast in Inner Manipur Parliamentary constituency on Thursday, election office sources said.

65 percent voter turnout in Karnataka polls

An estimated 65 percent of the 4.62 crore electorate in Karnataka cast their votes on Thursday for 28 Lok Sabha seats in the single-phase polls that saw a fierce fight between Congress and BJP.