Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.19

Personal touch to get women to booths

Gas stoves and drinking water over surgical strikes? Wooing the ma-bahu-beti voters is important for all parties this general elections. Women voters in Jharkhand are around 1.04 crore or 47.65 per ce...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.04.19

34.71 per cent votes cast in West Bengal till 11am amid violence

Voting began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 34.71 per cent of voters exercised their franchise till 11 am on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials...
By PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.04.19

Cheers! Free ride to franchise

Rapido, a bike-taxi service here, is offering free rides to voters to their polling stations on Tuesday, the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls.Rapido users will have to book a bike through the Rapido...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.04.19

Scared to be Muslim: family’s cry of anguish in Mathura village

Sher Khan is a 23-year-old unemployed science graduate who voted for the BJP in 2014. His entire family also did — theirs is the only Muslim family residing at Rawal village, believed to be the birt...
By J.P. Yadav in Mathura

North East  /  Published 16.04.19

40-foot gamosa to weave poll awareness into voters

Basumoti Pator, 35, of Morigaon district has woven a 40-foot gamosa to enhance voter awareness in the central Assam district about the 17th Lok Sabha elections. “The 40-foot-long traditional Assames...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon


India  /  Published 12.04.19

Corporate honchos furious over voter list deletions

Two corporate honchos — Maruti Suzuki chairman R.C. Bhargava and Apollo Hospitals vice-chairperson Shobhana Kamineni — were furious after their names were deleted from the voters’ list on the fi...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.10.19

House of Commons delays Brexit vote

The British Parliament was recalled on a Saturday for the first time since the Falklands War in 1982 but MPs decided to frustrate Boris Johnson’s ambitions of getting his Brexit deal through the Com...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.19

In line for Adhir after son loss

A Behrampore homemaker went back to vote for Adhir Chowdhury as her son lay lifeless in hospital, hours after long poll queues had forced her to return home where she had found the young man hanging f...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

BJP is using institutions to intimidate rivals

Coyness does not befit institutions of eminence. The Election Commission had recently confessed to the Supreme Court that it was powerless to crack down against hate speeches that are being delivered ...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 18.03.19

Measures to dispel doubts over EVMs

The Hailakandi district administration and election officials on Sunday said necessary checks are being carried out all levels to dispel doubts over security and reliability of the electronic voting m...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi


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