March 15, 2021 12:39 pm
The top court was hearing a plea filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay which also sought a direction to the Election Commission to restrict those candidates and political parties, whose election has been nullified, from taking part in the fresh polls.
May 26, 2019 4:21 pm
The maximum None Of The Above (NOTA) voters were from Gautam Buddh Nagar, while Gurgaon had the lowest NOTA numbers, the Election Commission data showed.
May 25, 2019 12:42 pm
An activist working in Palghar said contesting unfamiliar candidates by the non-BJP alliances was one of the reasons why so many people opted for NOTA option.
May 24, 2019 4:17 pm
In Bihar, with the maximum votes for NOTA, the vote share at 2%, is greater than the vote share for other parties, including the AIMIM (0.72%), the BSP (1.67%), and the CPM (0.07%).
May 17, 2019 3:06 am
In 2017 Assembly election, Aam Aadmi Party had upset the Akali applecart in a big way. Out of nine Assembly segments in Bathinda, Akalis could win only on two — one of them, Lambi, bagged by Akali patriarch Parkaksh Singh Badal. Congress also won two seats while remaining five were bagged by the AAP.
March 30, 2019 7:24 am
Residents had been campaigning against the BMC’s move for the last two years, during which, they met politicians across all party. They had also met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had ordered the BMC commissioner to hear local residents’ demands before planning a revamp.
January 23, 2019 3:49 am
“The BJP and RSS have decided to work on a two-pronged strategy to enhance the party’s vote share on one hand and negate NOTA votes on the other,” a BJP source said.
December 11, 2018 6:52 pm
The results of assembly elections in five states -- Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, and Telangana -- showed NOTA registering around 8.44 lakh votes.
September 06, 2018 5:10 pm
Directed by Anand Shankar of Iru Mugan fame, bilingual film NOTA stars Vijay Deverakonda, Sathyaraj, Nassar, MS Bhaskar, Mehreen Pirzada and Sanchana Natarajan among others.
August 22, 2018 4:47 am
NOTA was introduced in Lok Sabha polls following a 2013 decision of the Supreme Court. The EC extended this to Rajya Sabha polls via a notification in January 2014.