Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in 9th phase; 80% voting in West Bengal

The curtain on Monday came down on marathon Lok Sabha elections with an all-time record high turnout of 66.38 per cent as the final phase of polling covering 41 seats in three states.

Naxals worried over impressive voter turnout in Chhattisgarh

The unprecedented voter turnout in insurgency-hit south Chhattisgarh has apparently upset the Naxals, who are holding meetings to express disappointment over participation of tribals in the electoral process, according to Intelligence inputs.

BLOs who ensure over 90% turnout to be rewarded in Vadodara

In a bid to encourage record voter turnout in Vadodara district of Gujarat, local authorities have decided to reward booth level officers (BLOs), who ensure more than 90 per cent voting in their booths spread across 10 assembly segments here.

2014 Lok Sabha polls may witness highest ever turnout of voters

Voters have come out in "highest- ever" numbers to cast their votes in six phases in the 349 Lok Sabha constituencies in 24 states and UTs where elections were completed, EC said on Thursday.

Lok Sabha polls: Moderate to high voter turnout in 5th phase, halfway mark crossed

The highest turnout of 78.89 per cent was in the four constituencies in West Bengal.

Record voter turnout of 70 percent in Muzaffarnagar

The Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha constituency witnessed a record 70 per cent voter turnout yesterday as voters in the riot hit area turned out in large numbers to exercises their franchise.

87.05 per cent polling recorded in Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency recorded 87.05 per cent polling for the lone seat in the polls held Thursday in the Union Territory, where Congress sitting MP Hamdullah Sayeed is trying his luck for the second time.

Ghaziabad witnesses record voter turnout at 60 percent

Uttar Pradesh`s Ghaziabad district on Thursday witnessed 60 per cent voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls, as fate of former Army chief V K Singh, Congress` Raj Babbar and Shazia Ilmi of AAP was sealed in electronic voting machines.

Delhi EC creating awareness to maximise voter turnout

To increase voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls, the Delhi Election Commission is leaving no stone unturned, as it is utilising almost all platforms from bus shelters, newspapers, Metro stations to radio where its new slogan `Ab Baithe Nahi Rahenge, Vote Karenge` is promoted.

Record voter turnout in Gujarat - 71.32%

Gujarat has voted in record numbers this Assembly Elections, as per final estimates by the Election Commission of India.

Gujarat reported 126 confirmed cases of paid news, Himachal Pradesh 91: Election Commission

Gujarat has reported as many as 126 confirmed cases of paid news, while Himachal reported 91 such cases in the Assembly elections in the two states which created a record in the voter turnout.

Voter turnout in Gujarat gives rise to pro-incumbency factor: Narendra Modi

Buoyed by the impressive voter turnout in the second and final phase as well of the Assembly elections Modi said the impressive percentage will force political experts to consider "pro-incumbency" factor in their discussions.

Gujarat Assembly elections 2012: BJP worried about low voter turnout

In 2002 and 2007, emotional issues resulted in voters coming out to in large numbers to vote. But things may not be the same this time around.

Low turnout for Seychelles parliament vote

Voters in the Indian
Ocean state of the Seychelles trickled to polling stations in
small numbers for a parliamentary election.

WB by-polls peaceful, record 68% voter turnout

The by-poll to Bhowanipore seat was necessitated
after a sitting MLA of Trinamool Congress resigned to make way
for the Chief Minister to contest.

‘Large voter turnout signals decisive verdicts’

Analysts say turnout was also an indicator of people`s larger engagement with politics.

High voter turnout reflection of anger against DMK govt: Jaya

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa Thursday
claimed the high voter turnout for the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu was a reflection of people`s "anger" against the ruling DMK and their resolve to oust the Karunanidhi-led government.

Over 70% turnout in Assam polls’ second phase; 22 hurt in violence

The last phase of Assembly polls in Assam passed off peacefully with a voter turnout of 70.35%.

EC to rope in celebs to boost voter turnout

After the success of brand MS Dhoni in pushing up the voter turnout in Jharkhand, the Election Commission plans to rope in celebrities in an ambitious move to encourage people to vote in large numbers.

Heavy voter turnout of 85% in Haryana Panchayat polls

Heavy voter turnout of 85 per
cent was witnessed as Panchayat polls were held peacefully in
four Haryana districts, barring a few stray incidents.