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15 lakh teens will vote for 1st time in assembly elections




as many as 15,42,121 teens, aged between 18 and 19, have registered to vote in the upcoming assembly polls.the number of young voters born after january 1, 1999 registered to vote this time is more than double the number of first-time voters in the 2013 assembly elections, chief electoral officer sa...



bjp wins 44 out of 68 seats in himachal with best vote share ever




the bharatiya janata party (bjp) won 44 of 68 assembly seats in himachal pradesh with a vote share of 48.8 per cent, up from 38.47 per cent in 2012. this is the best ever performance by the bjp in terms of vote share since it first contested elections in the state in 1982. the congress won 21 of 68 ...



gujarat polls: modi urges people to vote, enrich 'festival of democracy'




as the second phase of gujarat assembly polls commenced on thursday, prime minister narendra modi requested people to vote in "recording numbers" and enrich the "festival of democracy." after a slew of campaign rallies, gujarat is casting its vote on thursday in the second-phase of the assembly elec...



gujarat elections 2017: all you need to know about first phase of voting




the first phase of voting will be conducted in 89 assembly constituencies of gujarat on saturday. in 2012, the bharatiya janata party (bjp) won 63 of the 89 constituencies while the congress got only 22 seats. others won four seats. here is all you need to know about the first phase of elections for...



cash, liquor seizures go through the roof in 2017




the seizure of suspected cash, liquor and drugs during the assembly elections in uttar pradesh, uttarakhand, goa and punjab this year has witnessed a huge jump from last polls. uttar pradesh has seen record seizures of rs 115.70 crore cash, 20.29 lakh barrels of liquor worth rs 57.69 crore, and narc...



gujarat election live: we'll win over 150 seats, says bjp as gujaratis vote




9:28 amfacts about gujarat assembly polls: smallest constituency karanj assembly seat in surat district is smallest constituency, which is spread over only 4 sq km9:26 am9:26 amfacts about gujarat assembly polls: largest constituency abdasa assembly seat in kachchh district is the largest constitu...



hold polls again if nota is more than winning margin: ex-cec




former chief election commissioner t s krishnamurthy has pitched for second round of elections in constituencies where the winning margin is less than the nota option and the victorious candidate fails to muster one-third of votes.he also expressed the view that india's first-past- the-post electora...



hp polls: 158 crorepatis, 61 with criminal cases in fray, says watchdog




a total of 158 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the himachal pradesh assembly elections -- to be held on november 9 -- while 61 have declared criminal cases against them, says a report.himachal pradesh election watch and association for democratic reforms (adr) have analysed the self-sworn a...



voting begins in ajmer, alwar; by-polls a litmus lest for raje, bjp




the voting for the by-elections for two lok sabha seats in ajmer and alwar and the assembly seat in mandalgarh has begun. bharatiya janata party's (bjp) ramswarup lamba is contesting from ajmer and is up against congress' raghu sharma. lamba is the son of deceased mp sanwar lal jat, and it was upon ...



rld stares at political extinction in up




the rashtriya lok dal (rld), which not long ago used to rule the jat land in western uttar pradesh, stares at political extinction after severe drubbing in the state assembly polls.the rld, whose candidates contested in 357 of the 403 seats in the state, could win only one seat — chaprauli in bagh...



pb govt announces waiver of crop loans of 8.75 lakh farmers




the punjab government on monday announced waiver of crop loans up to rs 2 lakh of small and marginal farmers, and a rs 2 lakh relief for all marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount.the announcement has, thus, paved the way for the eventual total waiver of agricultural debts, which was a ma...



boulder teens push to lower local voting age to 16




if you gowhat: boulder human relations commission meetingwhen: 6 p.m. mondaywhere: boulder municipal building, 1777 broadwaymore info: members of the city's youth opportunities advisory board are scheduled to present during the meeting on their effort to lower the voting age to 16 for boulder munici...



protests and boycotts as venezuela votes in unpopular constitutional assembly




caracas: streets were deserted on sunday as venezuelans trickled to the polls to elect a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist president nicolas maduro vowed would begin a new era in the crisis-stricken nation.mr maduro, widely disliked for overseeing an economic collapse during four yea...



bjp not to shy away from nanjungud, gundlupet




the state bjp, it looks, is not going to shy away from nanjungud and gundlupet despite losing the bypoll battle to the congress. it has realised that keeping the 2018 assembly elections in view, it is worth keeping party workers enthusiastic.bjp state president b s yeddyurappa along with the loc...



over 1.10 lakh first-time voters in mcd polls




over 1.10 lakh people are eligible to exercise their franchise for the first time in the upcoming high-stakes municipal polls in delhi. elections to the three bjp-led corporations will be held on april 23 and the youth population is considered a crucial segment of the voters in the national capital....



sixty seven per cent votes cast in manipur till 1 pm




sixty-seven per cent votes were polled till 1 pm in the second and final phase of manipur assembly election today amid few incidents of violence. "there were some incidents of violence in tamenglong assembly segment. but the incidents took place outside the polling booths. the police have taken appr...



57.03% turnout in ph-vi of up assembly polls




an estimated 57.03 per cent voters cast their ballots today in the sixth phase of the uttar pradesh elections covering 49 assembly seats, including mau, where gangster-turned-politician mukhtar ansari is in the fray. "the polling was approximately 57.03 per cent and passed off by and large peacefull...



modi renews pitch for simultaneous polls




amid talk of 'one nation, one poll', prime minister narendra modi on friday said he alone will not be able to call for simultaneous elections for lok sabha and state assemblies.in an interview to zee news, modi said although he favoured 'one nation, one poll', he wanted all political parties to unde...



gujarat polls: can the state beat its record turnout of 2012?




with gujarat voting in the first phase of its 2017 assembly elections on saturday for 89 constituencies, the contest seems neck and neck between the ruling bharatiya janata party (bjp) and the congress, say observers. voting for first phase began at 8 am on saturday, with around 21,231,652 registere...



cong draws plans to checkmate owaisi's aimim in karnataka




congress has drawn up elaborate plans to checkmate attempts by the asaduddin owaisi-led all india majlis-e-ittehadul muslimeen (aimim) to queer the pitch in the karnataka assembly elections by contesting 60 seats.congress strategists view the electoral forays by aimim, arvind kejriwal's aap and some...



silver lining in meira kumar's loss




meira kumar might have lost the presidential polls but the joint opposition has something to cheer as she has polled the highest votes by a losing candidate.this is despite the cross voting in favour of kumar's opponent and winner ram nath kovind, the nda candidate who polled 7.02 lakh votes. she po...



more than half of teens have sex and most use protection




just over half of american teenagers are sexually active, and most report using some form of contraception, according to new research.the study from the national center for health statistics found that 55% of teens said they were having sex by age 18, and 80% of those teens used some form of protect...



presstv-venezuela ‘to go ahead with vote despite threats’




venezuela’s president nicolas maduro has vowed to go ahead with a vote next week to elect a new national assembly, which would have the power to re-write the constitution, despite opposition pressure and a threat by the us to slap more sanctions on the country.“this time next week venezuelans w...



guj to have elections in december




the election commission, which is yet to finalise the dates for forthcoming assembly polls in gujarat, on tuesday said that the assembly polls in the state would be held in coming december.“i cannot confirm the dates yet but the new government needs to be in place by january 22 so elections need t...



ahead of polls, gujarat govt gives asha workers a 50% pay hike




in poll-bound gujarat, the state government on tuesday announced a 50 per cent pay hike for accredited social health activist (asha) workers in the state.  following the approval of the 7th pay commission, the state government announced the salary hike for these women workers who serve as health ac...