Highest ever voter turnout of 66.38 % registered in 2014 LS polls

The world’s largest and the country’s intensely contested over month long Lok Sabha elections came to a close this evening. The nine phases of Lok Sabha polling, which began on 7th April, registered highest ever voter turnout of 66.38 percent in all 543 constituencies. The massive turn out has beaten previous record of over 64 … Read more

Heavy voter turnout in the polling

The 8th phase of the Lok Sabha elections registered moderate to heavy voter turnout in the polling in 64 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 7 States which went to the polls today. The highest 81.28 per cent voter turnout was recorded in 6 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal while two seats in Jammu and … Read more

Azam Khan & Amit Shah banned from holding public meetings in UP

The Election Commission of India has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from holding any public meeting, processions or roadshows in Uttar Pradesh. It had directed the Uttar Pradesh government not to grant permission to them because of their inflammatory speeches during the elections campaigns. The Commission has also directed … Read more

Controversial remarks by SP & RLD leaders during campaigning

The Election Commission today sought a detailed report from poll authorities in Uttar Pradesh on the controversial remarks made by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, RLD chief Ajit Singh and state minister Azam Khan during campaigning for Lok Sabha polls. The Chief Electoral Officer has been asked to provide CDs of the controversial statements and … Read more

Campaign for 10 LS seats of western UP to end this evening

The election campaign for ten Lok Sabha seats of western UP which are going to polls on 10th of April, will come to an end in the evening today. The constituencies are Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautambudh Nagar, Bulandshahr and Aligarh.The region gained prosperity in comparison to other parts of state due … Read more

Lok Sabha polls postponed in Mizoram to April 11

The Election Commission of India has postponed the Lok Sabha polls for Mizoram on 11th of this month. The scheduled date for polling in the State was tomorrow. Meanwhile, the 72 hours total bandh organised by NGO co-ordination is on for the second day today. The bandh is in protest against Bru polling in 6 … Read more

Cobrapost sting operation on Babri Masjid demolition

BJP has approached the Election Commission to prohibit telecast and publication of contents of the sting operation by the web portal Cobrapost that claims that the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was not an act of frenzied mobs but a planned sabotage with utmost secrecy. Reacting to the sting operation, the Congress, CPI(M) and … Read more

Exit polls banned from 7 April untill May 12

The Election Commission of India has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind from April 7, the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, till May 12 when the last phase of the polling ends. The Commission said the ban or restriction on exit polls would also be applicable for elections to … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal to contest in the Lok Sabha polls in Varanasi

Aam Admi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has announced that he will contest against BJP stalwart Nerendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls in Varanasi. He announced his candidature at a rally in Varanasi this evening after seeking public’s approval. People attending the rally responded him raising their hands and slogans. He said he was ready … Read more

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