India  /  Published 05.09.20

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

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Sonia spells out EVM fears: ‘No smoke without fire’

Sonia Gandhi has finally taken it upon herself to articulate concerns among sections of people about the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), contending that there is no smoke without fire and the suspici...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.05.19

Nota hike raises concern in Assam

People in Assam have expressed concern over the high percentage of none of the above (Nota) votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state.Altogether 1,78,353 voters pressed the Nota button in the...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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