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West Bengal: 58.46% voting recorded in final phase till 3 pm; violence reported from across state

Kolkata: Violence marred voting in West Bengal in the 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections, with reports of clashes emerging from across the state. Despite violence in Bengal, the state witnessed one of the highest voter turnout at 58.46% in the final phase till 3pm, more than the overall.

Lok Sabha 7th phase poll: 40.09% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

New Delhi: A voter turnout of 40.09 percent was recorded till 1 pm in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections across 57 parliamentary constituencies in eight states and Union Territories.

Violence reported across West Bengal in 7th phase LS polls; 13% voting so far

Kolkata: Violence erupted in several parts of West Bengal on Saturday during the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections, with 13 percent voter turnout recorded by 9 am.

Election Commission of India seizes record Rs. 4650 crores inducements ahead of general polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced it has seized record Rs. 4650 crores inducements ahead of the first phase of voting for the Lok Sabha polls.

INDIA bloc's March 31 rally not 'person or party specific': Congress's Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Congress on Saturday asserted that the INDIA bloc’s rally on March 31 will not be 'person-specific or of one party' but to save the democracy and Constitution of the country and will be called 'Loktantra Bachao' rally.

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Congress fields Karti Chidambaram, Digvijay Singh in fourth list

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Congress released its fourth list of 46 candidates for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Saturday which featured party veterans like Digvijaya Singh from Rajgarh, Ajay Rai from Varanasi, Danish Ali from Amroha, and Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga.

SC to hear plea seeking ban on announcement of freebies by political parties in election campaigns

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to schedule a hearing for March 21 regarding a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the tradition of political parties offering free incentives during electoral campaigns, media reported.

Voter numbers go up to 96.88 crore in 2024; over 2.18 lakh voters of above 100 years of age

New Delhi: The total number of registered voters in the country has increased to 96.88 crores as of January 1, 2024, compared to 89.6 crores at the time of the last general elections held in 2019 and the voter club of above 100 years of age is 2,18,442.

High-level committee submits report on 'One Nation One Election' to Prez Murmu

New Delhi: The high-level committee on 'One Nation One Election', headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind submitted its report on simultaneous polls to President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Lok Sabha polls: AAP, Congress agree on 4:3 seat sharing formula in Delhi

New Delhi: Congress and AAP on Saturday have agreed on seat sharing arrangement for Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Goa and Chandigarh, ending speculations that the two parties may not reach an understanding in the matter.

Election 2024: AAP, Congress reach seat-sharing deals in Goa, Delhi, Gujarat and Haryana

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress have reached a primary agreement to divide electoral constituencies in Delhi, Gujarat, Goa, Chandigarh, and Haryana ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha election, media reports said.

Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP releases names of election in-charges and co-in-charges for states

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) on Saturday released the names of election in-charges and co-in-charges for states ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

Congress holds review meeting on Rajasthan poll defeat

New Delhi: After losing the Rajasthan Assembly election, Congress leaders held a review meeting on Saturday to evaluate the party’s performance.

Rajasthan Assembly poll: Over 69% voter turnout recorded

Jaipur: Rajasthan recorded over 69% voter turnout in Assembly polls held on Saturday.

Centre's plan to rope in bureaucrats as 'Rath Prabharis' hits roadblock from Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre's plan to rope in bureaucrats for a countrywide mega rally to highlight the BJP-led central government's achievements has hit a hurdle with the Election Commission banning the yatra in five states where elections are due by the year-end.