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National Voters Day

National Voters' Day: Elections are celebrations of democracy, says PM Narendra Modi

The Election Commission of India is celebrating the seventh National Voters` Day across the country today for enhancing the participation of the citizens in the electoral process.

Jan 25, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Compulsory voting not possible, reforms will continue: Sadananda Gowda

Gowda said though he appreciated the intention of the members, it would not be possible for the government to introduce compulsory voting and penalise those who failed to exercise their franchise.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

LG Najeeb Jung congratulates Delhi for winning best State Award

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday congratulated Delhi for winning the best State Award under the category of initiatives for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Electoral Roll Management on the National Voter's Day 2016.

Jan 26, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

SP of Naxal-affected district in Maharashtra awarded for better voter turnout

The police chief of the worst Naxal-affected district in Maharashtra and a team of poll officials in an Assembly constituency in Pune were among those awarded here on the National Voters Day for increasing voter participation and bettering election process.

Jan 25, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Rajasthan Governor asks authorities to ensure 100% voter registration

Calling elections "a festival of democracy", Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Saturday asked authorities to make efforts to achieve hundred per cent registration of young voters.

Jan 25, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

Vice President favours voters` right to reject candidates

Vice President Hamid Ansari called for addressing limitations of country`s electoral system and favoured giving to voters the right to reject candidates to boost participation in the election process.

Jan 25, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

National Voters` Day being observed today

The third National Voters` Day is being observed across the country on Friday.

Jan 25, 2013, 14:00 PM IST

Young voters to be enlisted on National Voters Day on Jan 25

Concerned over the low turnout in
elections and less interest shown by people in electoral
processes, the Election Commission will launch a "National
Voters Day" on January 25.

Jan 07, 2011, 22:48 PM IST