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EC to conduct special revision of electoral rolls in 3 states

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 20:25

Amid large-scale complaints of missing names in electoral rolls in the recently held Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today decided to carry out a special revision of electoral rolls in Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra where assembly polls are due.

Facebook to roll out ``I`m a Voter`` feature worldwide

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:45

When Americans voted to renew President Barack Obama`s lease on the White House in November 2012, more than 9 million citizens took to Facebook to click the "I`m a Voter" button, showing their online friends that they had cast a ballot.

Syria general killed, mass voter turnout urged

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 23:00

Syrian authorities Sunday announced the death in combat of a general near Damascus, while urging a mass turnout in a June 3 presidential election branded a "farce" by the opposition.

MLA booked, two aides arrested for alleged attack on voter in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:11

Police were looking for JD(U) MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey and arrested his two aides after they were booked for alleged attack on a voter in Bihar`s Gopalganj today.

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:00

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.

Feeling a little nervous this time: India`s first voter Shyam Negi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 12:23

India`s first voter Shyam Negi is a little nervous of the media glare when he goes out to vote one more time on May 7 with the Himachal Pradesh poll panel planning to honour him that day.

Naxals worried over impressive voter turnout in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 11:54

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.

Voter list fiasco: Ex-Army chief VK Singh seeks supplementary polls

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 00:45

Former Army chief General VK Singh on Sunday appealed to the Election Commission to hold "supplementary" elections for those who were unable to exercise their right to franchise.

Uttarakhand: Voters to get ID cards a week before poll date

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 16:17

The Election Commission has ordered its officials to distribute voter ID cards among all enrolled voters across Uttarakhand, a week before the polling starts in the state on May 7.

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

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 14:45

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:52

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.

Election Commission`s music video for better turnout in north Kolkata

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 00:23

In a bid to increase voter turnout in north Kolkata, the Election Commission Monday launched a music video as part of its Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation activities.