India  /  Published 22.01.21

Ex-poll panel chiefs flag migrant vote hurdles

Three former chief election commissioners (CECs) have highlighted the challenges of extending voting facilities to migrants within and outside India.  In the 2019 polls, a third of eligible vote...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.20

J&K alliance: Forces used to rig polls

Leaders of the seven-party alliance fighting for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status have accused the government of using the armed forces to rig the ongoing District Developme...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 06.09.20

Trump flaunts Modi rallies as support

US President Donald Trump on Friday appeared hopeful that Indian-Americans would vote for him during his second run for the White House, referring to the two rallies hosted for him by Prime Minister N...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Polls: EC issues Covid time norms

Voters will be provided with gloves to press the EVM button and COVID-19 patients in quarantine will be allowed to vote at the last hour of the polling day, according to broad guidelines issued by the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.18

Rural bypoll in 130 seats across Jharkhand

Equipped with ballot boxes and other items, polling parties left the capital on Tuesday to hold by-elections in seven panchayat seats across five blocks of Tamar, Sonahatu, Angara, Silli and Ormanjhi ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


North East  /  Published 11.04.19

EVMs malfunction in four Upper Assam districts

A polling official’s detention for misconduct, a woman voter being stabbed by her estranged husband and malfunctioning of electronic voting machines marked the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Assa...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.04.19

First appeal by scientists: Reject those who lynch

A group of 150-odd scientists on Wednesday urged citizens to “vote wisely” and reject those who encourage discrimination, divide people and create fears, marking the first such pre-election appeal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 03.04.19

Through icy winds, trek for democracy

The teams will start two days ahead of polling day, trudge through snow and battle icy winds to help 35 voters in the remotest polling station of Arunachal Pradesh cast their valuable votes.It is inde...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 16.08.19

Share prop for start-ups

The government has relaxed the norms for start-ups to issue shares with differential voting rights, which will help them to retain control while raising equity capital. Start-ups can now have up to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla cracks whip

Newly elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday said elections in India had always been transparent, arguing that the Congress wouldn’t have been defeated in 1977 hadn’t it been so.At his first...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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