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Friday, May 24, 2013
Pak polls: Sharif votes, confident of victory
Former Prime Minister and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, the frontrunner in Pakistan`s landmark polls, ca...
Malala appeals to Pakistani people to vote for change
Malala Yousufzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, on Saturday appea...
EC to meet parties on introducing paper trail of votes
Voters may soon be able to trail their ballot and confirm whether their vote on the Electronic Votin...
Infosys` Murthy is early bird at polling booth
Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy waited half an hour to cast his vote Sunday morning.
70.23% voter turnout in Karnataka Assembly Elections
A 70.23 per cent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday in the high-stake Karnataka Assembly elections...
65 per cent polling in Chandgad Assembly by-poll in Maharashtra
About 65 per cent of the voters cast their votes in the by-election for the Chandgad Assembly held o...
Assam panchayat polls: 2 killed in firing, curfew imposed
Two persons were killed and five others seriously injured in firing by police and BSF personnel to q...
Make voting compulsory: Ansari
Vice President M Hamid Ansari has called for electoral reforms, including compulsory voting and prop...
Voter to get paper receipt after casting ballot: EC tells SC
EC told SC that it would soon incorporate a paper trail & issue a paper receipt to each voter after ...
Egypt`s `Yes` to Islamist constitution; opposition cries foul
Egypt`s ruling Muslim Brotherhood Sunday claimed a referendum victory for a draft constitution with ...
Second phase of referendum in Egypt witnesses irregularities
Egyptians voted in the second and final round of a referendum on a controversial new Constitution ba...
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 ca...
Voting underway in Japan general elections
Japan went to polls in general elections on Sunday with speculations that LDP leader Shinzo Abe migh...
Record voting means change certain in Gujarat: Congress
Gujarat Congress on Saturday said the record 70.75 per cent voter turn-out in the first phase of Guj...
Divided Egypt votes on new constitution
The run-up to the referendum saw deadly clashes between supports of the government and those against...
Opposition, allies slam FDI; government confident of winning vote
Ahead of Wednesday’s crucial vote on FDI in retail in the Lok Sabha, government on Tuesday said ther...
Cashscam: Witness seeks cancellation of Amar Singh`s bail
An oral plea by a witness to cancel the bail of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh was rejected by a Delhi c...
Trinamool wants voting in RS on FDI
Trinamool Congress, which had earlier been ambiguous on the rule under which FDI debate should take ...
Voting underway in Kuwait amid calls for boycott
The government has been facing stiff opposition over the change in the voting system as it favors th...
Gujarat Assembly Elections 2012: Migration to affect voting pattern
Migration may affect the voting pattern in the tribal belt in the upcoming Assembly elections in Guj...
BJP attacks government, SP and BSP
BJP on Monday hit out at the government for not agreeing to voting in Parliament on FDI in retail is...
Study on EVMs with voter-verifiable paper trail underway: ECI
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is carrying out a study to check the feasibility of introduci...
Notification issued for second phase of Gujarat polls
The Election Commission on Friday issued notification for the second phase of Gujarat assembly polls...
Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly planning to end its practice of allowing users vote o...
US elections: Obama or Romney? Americans vote in a cliffhanger
As tens of millions of Americans voted Tuesday in what promises to be a cliffhanger, President Barac...
US elections: Storm-wrecked NY may get extra day of voting
For the first time, voters in some counties may get an extra day to vote if disruptions caused by Su...
Barack Obama creates history, votes early in US election
Barack Obama created history when he went to a polling booth in his home town of Chicago to cast his...
Lesser voting percentage in Jangipur LS by-election
Sixty per cent polling was recorded in the by-election to Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency in West B...
Advani favours voting rights to Indians settled abroad
Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Tuesday said he is in favour of granting voting rights to Indians and...
EC mulling foolproof methods to ensure EVMs are not misused
The EC has told the SC that "it is contemplating foolproof methods" to ensure that electronic votin...
Delhi: Moderate voting in DU
Students of Delhi University on Friday turned out to cast their votes to elect their next union, wit...
Voting peaceful in Darjeeling hills
Voting to fill up 17 seats in the newly-formed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in Darjeeling ...
Prez poll: BJP panel to probe cross voting
Stung by unexpected cross-voting from its flock in the Presidential poll, the ruling BJP in Karnatak...
Prez poll: BJP miffed over cross-voting
BJP is upset over cross-voting in Karnataka by its party MLAs in the Presidential poll.
CPI, RSP to abstain from Presidential poll voting
The CPI and RSP have decided to abstain from voting in the Prez poll as the economic policies of the...
Voting for Nashik teachers` constituency begins
Voting began in 199 polling centres in the Nashik division for the teachers` constituency of the sta...
UP urban polls: Over 60 pc voting in first phase
An estimated 63 per cent votes was polled in the first phase of polling for three-tier urban local b...
PM calls for decision on hike in voting rights
PM Manmohan Singh welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of IMF to help Eurozone countries but s...
1,377 EVMs malfunctioned during recent polls
A total of 1,377 EVMs had been reported defective and had to be replaced on poll day during the rece...
Quraishi rules out online voting in near future
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Tuesday said he doesn`t see online voting becoming a real...
Quraishi rules out online voting in near future
CEC SY Quraishi said he doesn`t see online voting becoming a reality in near future.
MPs absent during voting: Cong may take action
Cong may take action against a dozen party MPs for their absence during voting in Lok Sabha on oppn ...
NCTC: Govt wins, Oppn amendment defeated
The government won a ‘battle’ in Parliament on the issue of NCTC on Monday, when the amendments move...
Postal voting in former LTTE territory delayed
Postal voting in the two local council elections in the former LTTE territory of Mullaithivu distri...
Jailed SP candidate barred from voting
Jailed Samajwadi Party candidate from Chandpur, Sherbaz Pathan has been barred from casting his vot...
Ask persons of unknown origin to vacate: BJP to EC
BJP has requested the Election Commission to ask persons with unknown origin to vacate the area in ...
Moderate turn-out in Maharashtra civic polls
Around 54% of about 2.02 crore electorate Thursday exercised their franchise for polls in 10 municip...
65% voting in Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls in Maha
As many as 7,116 candidates are in the fray for 1,624 seats in Zilla Parishads (ZPs) and 13,473 nomi...
Voting over, power supply dips in Punjab
Polling for Punjab assembly over, power cuts are back again to trouble the people of the state.
Devise system to avoid bogus voting’
The Bombay High Court asked the State Election Commission to devise a system to ensure that no bog...
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