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

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


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

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


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