Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.21

Young adults pledge the vote

More than two dozen new voters took oaths on Monday to participate in the upcoming election.  The occasion was the 11th National Voters’ Day during which Dhanbad deputy commissioner cum di...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.19

Model booths with festive feel

Balloons and voting? Why not. The second phase of Jharkhand’s Great EVM Festival attracted many voters to 129 model booths in East Singhbhum district.Voters, young and old, loved the balloon-and-flo...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpdur

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Valley turnout surprise

Nearly two in every three voters turned up at the booths in the panchayat elections in Kashmir on Saturday, the surprise 64.5 per cent count for the first phase coming after last month’s dismal part...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.19

Poll official: Don’t panic if few VVPAT units crash

With the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines making a debut in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, a demonstration was held at the subdivisional office of Bidhannagar last week. The machi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Trinamul workers told to click reach-out photos with voters

Sales team members of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods companies often have to click themselves with customers after visiting them as proof of their marketing drive. The practice of the corporate sector has...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Opinion  /  Published 07.03.19

Modi mocks disabilities, but what about us?

A small step may not always be a giant leap. The ministry of social justice and empowerment has released the second edition of the Indian Sign Language Dictionary with 6,000 words in Hindi and English...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Postal ballot for disabled & voters aged above 80

Differently abled people and those over 80 years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballots, the government said on Saturday, in a move aimed at increasing voter participation. At present, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.11.18

Bru voters make Mizoram polls a success

Thousands of Bru voters from Tripura exercised their right to franchise at Kanhmun village in Mamit district on the Mizoram-Tripura border amid tight security along with rest of the state on Wednesday...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.04.19

Daredevil lady officer to lead vote rally today

Captain Shikha Surabhi, the country’s first lady officer to be part of the Indian Army’s Daredevil motorcycle team, will lead a bike rally in Hazaribagh on Saturday to create awareness among voter...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.19

Swelling number of new voters is heartening

There is a first time for everything, including honouring democratic rights and duties. This is evident in the record number of Indian citizens who have registered as first-time voters for the upcomin...
By The Editorial Board in


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