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Hold polls again if NOTA is more than winning margin: Ex-CEC T S Krishnamurthy

More than 5.5 lakh voters – or 1.8 per cent voters –pressed the NOTA button on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the recent assembly elections in Gujarat, where the winning margin was less than NOTA in several constituencies.

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RK Nagar bypoll results: NOTA gets more votes than BJP candidate

As many as 2,373 voters from the constituency did not want to vote for anyone, leaving Nagarajan with a meagre 1,417 votes

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Supreme Court snubs Congress on NOTA: Won’t stay… when it suited you, no appeal

Questioning the party for not challenging this provision, which has been in force since 2014, the bench observed that many elections have since been held but “when it suited you, you did not challenge it”.

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Rajya Sabha polls: Supreme Court rejects Congress plea, refuses to stay EC notification on NOTA

The apex court has, however, agreed to examine the constitutional validity of using NOTA in all elections.

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Rajya Sabha polls: SC to hear Congress plea against option of NOTA in RS election

The petition, filed by Shailesh Manubhai Parmar, the chief whip of the party in the Gujarat Assembly, requested the court to quash the August 1 circular issued by the secretary. The circular said the NOTA option would be made applicable in the elections to the Upper House.

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After Congress, BJP too doesn’t want NOTA, goes to EC

In a memorandum to the Election Commission, the BJP said: “It is submitted that use of NOTA in the upcoming poll has become an issue of debate among the political parties and therefore, a proper consensus should be made before the use of NOTA in election in Rajya Sabha.”

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Rajya Sabha polls: Supreme Court agrees to hear Congress plea seeking to remove NOTA

The Congress is bracing for a tough fight in Gujarat where Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel is seeking a reelection. Six Congress MLAs quit from the party after the exit of Shankersin Vaghela.

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Election results 2016: More than 1 per cent NOTA votes in four out of five states

Kerala was only state where NOTA was less than 1 per cent.

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Intensify NOTA promotion for local body elections: Gujarat HC to SEC

Poll panel had informed court about promotional activities through TV, radio, newspapers.

Gujarat High Court to hear plea, decide on NOTA option today

Petitioner and lawyer K R Koshti, has sought court’s intervention to the extent “to provide the button of NOTA in the EVMs in the election to the local bodies”.

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Bihar polls: Making of the NOTA symbol, with feedback from masses

Designed by National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, the symbol was cleared by the Election Commission recently. The symbol will be used for the first time in Bihar

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EC introduces NOTA symbol

The NOTA symbol has been designed by National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

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Baroda Bar Association polls to have NOTA option

A civil court in Vadodara rejected the contention of the defendants that the suit filed by Advocate Mahesh Thakar’s challenging Thursday’s Bar Association election was not maintainable as the Association was unregistered.

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Missing NOTA option: Court issues showcause notice to bar association

The petition seeks that the BBA be directed to include the NOTA option, as per law laid down by the Supreme Court.

SAD retains ward no. 10, alliance tally jumps to 16

Hardeep Singh defeats Cong candidate by 4,950 votes; leads in 21 of the 22 polling stations.