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Voting in second phase of Lok Sabha polls underway

Voting in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections is currently underway as people queue up to cast their ballots since morning on Friday to elect their representatives across 88 seats.

Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav urges opposition to unite and oust BJP

Hyderabad: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday called on opposition parties to unite in order to oust the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from power at the Centre.

Meghalaya: Women voters outnumber men in Sohiong by-elections

Guwahati/IBNS: In by-elections for the Sohiong assembly constituency in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills District Saturday, a significant number of voters turned out to participate in the democratic process.

LJP (Ram Vilas) to contest HP, Guj assembly polls alone

New Delhi/UNI: The LJP (Ram Vilas) has decided to contest the upcoming polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Sessions and debates get influenced: PM Modi on frequent elections in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his dissatisfaction over the frequent elections in the country hampering the sessions in Parliament, rebooting his stance in favour of a single election in five years with a few days to go for the polls in five states.

All parties want polls on time with COVID protocol in place: Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: India's poll body (ECI) on Thursday said all political parties of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, want the upcoming assembly elections to be held on time with COVID-19 protocols in place, media reports said.

EC officers should be booked for murder: Madras HC raps poll body over Covid second wave

Chennai/IBNS: Slamming the poll body over its way of conducting elections in various parts of India, the Madras High Court on Monday held Election Commission of India (ECI) officers solely responsible for the Covid-19 second wave which has crippled the country.

Bengal: A high-voltage fight between opposition parties for Bidhannagar Constituency

Kolkata/UNI: The Bidhannagar Assembly Constituency in West Bengal will see a high-voltage fight between Sabyasachi Dutta, the former mayor of Bidhannagar, and State Fire Minister Sujit Bose.

Rajya Sabha elections deferred over Coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi/IBNS: The elections to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, have been postponed over the outbreak of the deadly Novel Coronavirus.

Free, fair, credible elections are lifeblood of democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi/UNI: Emphasising the importance of the participation of people in the electoral process, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that it is the key to a healthy democracy and “free, fair, popular and credible elections are a cornerstone and the lifeblood of democracy."

Congress leader Sushmita Dev slams BJP on reports of it seeking support from Gopal Kanda to form Govt in Haryana

New Delhi, Oct 25 (UNI) Hitting out at the BJP on its reported move to seek support from rape accused Gopal Kanda for Government formation in haryana, All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev on Friday said that on the one hand they boast of having a woman minister for Defence and Finance while on the other hand they accommodate rapists in their party.

NDA candidates to emerge victorious on all seats in by-polls : Bihar BJP chief

Motihari, Oct 21 (UNI) Bihar BJP president and MP from West Champaran Dr Sanjay Jaiswal today claimed that NDA would win all seats in by-elections in the state and claimed that his party would return to power in Maharashtra and Haryana.

Mamata writes to PM for an all-party meeting on public funding of elections

Kolkata, July 25 (UNI): West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call an all-party meeting on public funding of elections in India.

Voting begins in third phase of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Apr 23 (UNI/IBNS) Voting began at 0700 hrs on Tuesday as polling kicked off to elect representatives from 117 Lok Sabha constituencies across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third of the seven-phase 2019 General Election. 

Women voters may play swing factor as devotion and faith dominates election campaign in Kerala

Kochi, Apr 22 (UNI) Just few hours remaining for deciding the fate of 227 candidates into the General Elections to be held tomorrow in the southern state Kerala, all political parties eagerly looking about the response of women voters, who were outnumbers males in the state.