Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

NOTA button


With curb on illegal mining, out-of-job miners in West Bengal mull NOTA

April 28, 2019 2:52 pm

Since the notification of elections and seizures taking place to curb illegal election funding, coal mafia operating in the areas have stopped operations throwing more than hundreds of these miners commonly known as "rat-hole miners" out of a livelihood.

Rajasthan: Fewer NOTA votes, reserved seats get big share

December 13, 2018 7:50 am

Rajasthan has 59 reserved seats — 34 for Scheduled Castes and 25 for Scheduled Tribes — and the outfit had launched a “Mission 59” to win or influence voting in these constituencies.

Use NOTA button if there is no right candidate: Anna Hazare

March 17, 2014 7:26 pm

Hazare said that voters should ensure that candidates with clean image are sent to the Legislature.

No direction for repoll if most say ‘none of the above’

November 26, 2013 11:13 pm

The Supreme Court had asked the EC to implement the NOTA option at once or in a phased manner.

In Chhattisgarh,Maoists ask villagers to use NOTA

October 30, 2013 2:09 am

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

NOTA not so bene

October 28, 2013 2:37 am

‘None of the above’ is a neutral option unlikely to change the character of democratic politics


October 05, 2013 12:38 am

This refers to ‘The power of negative voting’ by Mini Kapoor.


October 02, 2013 1:12 am

The NOTA button empowers voters and enables them to exercise their democratic right secretly.

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

September 28, 2013 3:10 am

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