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#Elections2019: What is NOTA? Here's all you need to know

20 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: What is NOTA? Here's all you need to know

India is the world's largest democracy where voting is crucial in shaping the country's destiny.

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

10 Apr 2018

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

India is the largest democracy in the world where "voting" plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.

#Elections2019: What is NOTA? Here's all you need to know

10 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: What is NOTA? Here's all you need to know

India is the world's largest democracy where voting is crucial in shaping the country's destiny.

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

21 Mar 2019

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

07 Mar 2019

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

If your name doesn't appear on your state/UT's electoral roll, you won't be able to cast your vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

06 Mar 2019

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

04 Mar 2019

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

02 Mar 2019

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

Rajasthan: Voter-ID, PAN-card among 12 documents valid for casting votes

01 Mar 2019

Rajasthan: Voter-ID, PAN-card among 12 documents valid for casting votes

Besides voter identity card, 11 other documents can be used to prove identity for exercising one's franchise in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, according to a statement from the office of Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer.

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

28 Feb 2019

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

26 Feb 2019

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

23 Feb 2019

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

08 Feb 2019

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

With the Lok Sabha elections just three months away, it's time to gear up.

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

02 Feb 2019

Here's how you can apply for a Voter ID online

With the Lok Sabha elections just three months away, it's time to gear up.

J&K CEO meets governor, apprises him about raising public awareness

29 Dec 2018

J&K CEO meets governor, apprises him about raising public awareness

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhawan, Jammu, yesterday.

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

01 Nov 2018

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

India is the largest democracy in the world where voting plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.

Afghans vote in Kandahar poll today, delayed after police-chief assassination

27 Oct 2018

Afghans vote in Kandahar poll today, delayed after police-chief assassination

Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.

Security intensified ahead of local body polls in Kashmir Valley

07 Oct 2018

Security intensified ahead of local body polls in Kashmir Valley

Security forces have intensified checking and area domination as part of an elaborate plan to provide a sense of security for smooth conduct of local body polls in the Kashmir Valley, officials said Sunday.

DUSU poll counting suspended due to faulty EVMs, students' uproar

13 Sep 2018

DUSU poll counting suspended due to faulty EVMs, students' uproar

The counting for Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections was suspended midway today due to "faulty Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and the students' uproar over the issue", a Delhi university official said.

Japan tests its first blockchain-based voting system

04 Sep 2018

Japan tests its first blockchain-based voting system

We've all heard enough about the potential of blockchain technology, and now, Japan has deployed a blockchain-based voting system.

Number of transgender voters up by 300 in poll-bound MP

02 Sep 2018

Number of transgender voters up by 300 in poll-bound MP

The number of transgender voters has increased by over 300 in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as compared to the 2013 state elections, an official said.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

24 Aug 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

23 Aug 2018

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

MP: 17L fake voters in 53 assembly constituencies, alleges Congress

22 Aug 2018

MP: 17L fake voters in 53 assembly constituencies, alleges Congress

Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh yesterday alleged that over 17 lakh fake voters were found during a scrutiny of electoral rolls across 53 assembly constituencies in the state.

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

19 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

A 25-year-old Chhattisgarh woman, who played a key role in making 82 village panchayats open defecation-free, will now educate people of Raigarh district on the importance of voting and enrolment of eligible electors.

Pakistan General Elections: 1.6 million votes discarded, says report

04 Aug 2018

Pakistan General Elections: 1.6 million votes discarded, says report

A total of 1.67mn votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7% more than that of the 1.5mn ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, a report said.

#HistoryMade: Pakistan's tribal women cast vote for the first time

25 Jul 2018

#HistoryMade: Pakistan's tribal women cast vote for the first time

In a historic first, women of a conservative tribal district of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan today cast their ballots as Pakistan went to polls, according to a media report.

Rahul commends EC for providing Braille cards to Karnataka voters

22 Jul 2018

Rahul commends EC for providing Braille cards to Karnataka voters

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today commended the Election Commission for its initiative in providing Braille EPIC cards to the visually impaired voters in Karnataka and said such a measure would enable voting more accessible for physically challenged people.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

18 Jul 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

After VVPATs' technical glitches, makers eyeing alternative paper

09 Jun 2018

After VVPATs' technical glitches, makers eyeing alternative paper

After technical glitches in VVPAT during the recently held assembly by-polls, the makers BEL and ECIL are looking for alternative paper rolls to be used in the machine.

Madhya Pradesh: 60 lakh registered voters are fake, alleges Congress

04 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh: 60 lakh registered voters are fake, alleges Congress

Congress leaders of Madhya Pradesh have approached the Election Commission demanding probe in electoral rolls, alleging 12% of the state's 50 million voters are fake.

New tip for Bengalurean nerds: No vote, no complaints, okay?

15 May 2018

New tip for Bengalurean nerds: No vote, no complaints, okay?

They were the ones who protested when Bellandur Lake caught fire, emphasizing that this cannot be the fate of the other lakes in Bengaluru.

Karnataka elections: Bride casts her vote before wedding ceremony

12 May 2018

Karnataka elections: Bride casts her vote before wedding ceremony

Setting a perfect example for practising democratic right, a bride from Madikeri town of Karnataka went to the polling booth to cast her vote, before her wedding ceremony.

Karnataka polls: Highest number of critical polling stations in Bengaluru

09 May 2018

Karnataka polls: Highest number of critical polling stations in Bengaluru

With 1,595 critical polling stations, Bengaluru has the highest number of such stations in Karnataka, which has a total of 12,001 critical ones.

Using VVPATs to detect tampered EVMs is a good idea?

28 Apr 2018

Using VVPATs to detect tampered EVMs is a good idea?

In the wake of rising complaints of tampered electronic voting machines (EVMs) hindering fair polling, the Election Commission of India (ECI) will use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in the 2019 elections.

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

16 Apr 2018

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

This 38-year-old is surely making Election Commission's (EC) work much easier.

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

15 Mar 2018

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

09 Mar 2018

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

India is the largest democracy in the world where "voting" plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: BJP leading in Mungaoli, Congress in Kolaras

28 Feb 2018

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: BJP leading in Mungaoli, Congress in Kolaras

The counting of votes for the bypolls to two Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh is underway, with BJP leading in Mungaoli and Congress in Kolaras after the completion of the first round.

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

31 Dec 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.