Voter Turnout
West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

Voter turnout lowest in Darjeeling

Siddharth Sharma, 22, travelled to Darjeeling from Siliguri on Sunday just to cast his vote. Siddharth had been staying mostly in Siliguri after returning from Lanzarote in Spain in 2020. “I th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Trinamul banks on women voters

The duo then told this correspondent how they had adopted a strategy to ensure that all women voters in the booth cast their votes before 3pm. With their mission almost accomplished before the deadlin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Why the dip in Delhi's voting

The fall in Delhi’s voter turnout from 65.1 per cent in 2014 to 60.34 per cent on Sunday has left parties foxed.A high turnout is usually seen as a gain for the Opposition. In the 2004 elections, ho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 13.03.19

Woman official election guide for Assam women

In a bid to familiarise women with electronic voting machines and voter-verified paper audit trail (EVM/VVPAT), the Hailakandi district administration, headed by Keerthi Jalli, made a whirlwind tour c...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.19

Voter turnout up by 6% in first phase in Jharkhand

Over 60 per cent voters cast their franchise in Chatra, Lohardaga and Palamau on Monday, Jharkhand’s first phase of polling in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, an average increase of at least 6 per cen...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Chatra/Lohardaga/Latehar


India  /  Published 25.04.19

High voter turnout raises questions in Kerala

Record polling in Kerala has raised more questions than answers, as all three alliances are trying to figure out what the high voter turnout meant and which way the state would go.The highest polling ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

North East  /  Published 12.04.19

First phase polls record 78% turnout

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam recorded 78.23 per cent turnout, a marginal dip from the 2014 elections, when the percentage was 78.75. The first phase was held in five constituencies ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.10.19

63% voting in Maharashtra Assembly polls

Maharashtra Assembly elections held on Monday saw a voter turnout of around 63 per cent, almost matching the 63.38 per cent polling recorded in the last state elections in 2014.Rural areas of the stat...
By PTI in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.19

70% voter turnout in rebel hubs

Naxalite-hit areas in Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency witnessed an impressive voter turnout and peaceful polling on Sunday.Areas like Karadoba, Kashida, Muchrisole and Ghurabandha in Ghatshila s...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.19

Distance from voters

Most of the residents of a hamlet in Bankura’s Saltora do not go to vote and prefer to remain busy in regular work on the polling day.It is not because they do not want to participate in the elector...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura


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