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NOTA is a waste of time, says Governor

The governor was the chief guest at the awards ceremony, where prizes were presented by new Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.

Mizoram's final voter turnout makes history for state at 83.41%

3809 voters chose the None of the Above (NOTA) option,making up 0.66%.


The phantom voters

The voter list is a key factor in the electoral outcome. Findings show nearly 20 per cent of names on Delhi voter lists may need to be deleted.

In Chhattisgarh,Maoists ask villagers to use NOTA

The meetings assume significance as the Maoists have been asking villagers and locals to boycott the polls.

Candidate with highest votes wins,even if majority goes for NOTA: EC

Candidate securing the highest number of votes would be declared elected.

No symbol against NOTA option on EVMs

For the first time,electronic voting machines (EVMs) will have a button for NOTA — ‘None of the above’ option for the electorate to reject all candidates if they want.


Advani backs Modi idea of compulsory voting

The only state in India which has on its own initiative moved in this direction is Gujarat,Advani said.

Figure This: The right to not vote

On Sept 27,the Supreme Court held that citizens have a right to cast a negative vote.

Supreme Court ruling on negative voting: Activists claim victory,want early action

With the Supreme Court ordering ‘None of the Above’ (NOTA) button in electronic voting machines (EVMs) to “empower” voters to reject all candidates, local advocacy group and activists have welcomed the ruling.

SC gives electors the right to reject,says there's dire need of negative voting

The apex court asked the EC to implement it at once or in a phased manner.