North East  /  Published 20.11.18

Amit Shah woos voters in Aizawl

BJP national president Amit Shah on Tuesday slammed the Congress-led Mizoram government for lack of development in the state and accused it of misusing funds sanctioned by the Centre for development p...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 08.12.18

10 districts vote in Assam rural polls today

Over 64 lakh voters will decide the fate of 35,056 candidates in the second phase of panchayat elections in Assam on Sunday.Of 35,056 candidates, 169 are contesting as zila parishad members, 895 for a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

Elections bring society’s contradictions to light

For the past fortnight and extending to the final round of voting on December 7, the media have inundated their consumers with exhaustive reports of the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Telangana, ...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

North East  /  Published 27.03.19

Music, food and icons to woo Assam voters

Food, music and song — the state election department is leaving no stone unturned to woo voters in Assam this time.Folk song competitions, quiz programmes and appeals by celebrities are some of the ...
By PTI in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.19

What it takes for voters to get at the truth

The parliamentary elections have been announced — the festival of democracy, as Narendra Modi has quipped. This celebration presupposes the power of the ordinary citizen to bring a sitting governmen...
By Anup Sinha in


West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Safeguards for votes of disabled

The Election Commission has directed district magistrates to create a database of physically challenged voters and specify the nature of disability in electoral rolls to prevent workers of political p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

North East  /  Published 28.01.20

Demand to revise poll roll

Civil society groups in Mizoram on Tuesday demanded that the names of the Bru voters living in Tripura who did not return to Mizoram before the signing of the quadripartite agreement be immediately de...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

#Year-end: Inside the mind of a voter turning 18

By Manashi Sengupta and sketches by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.19

Voters who want end to riots

A road winding through green fields, trees swaying in the mid-afternoon breeze, women carrying home buckets filled from deep tube-wells, ducklings floating in ponds — Paschim Changdyanga in Deganga,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Deganga

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.19

Wheels that keep our nation moving

Two vehicles, two very different lives, but one mission. To vote and elect the country’s leaders. Sindri girl, Yashoda Kumari, 29, who works as software engineer in Wipro, Noida, covered 1,350 km on...
By Praduman Choubey and Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur/Dhanbad


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