Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



AAP in fray, a 2017 detail: NOTA 3rd in 115 seats in Gujarat, 12 in Himachal

November 04, 2022 1:08 am

In Gujarat, NOTA’s overall vote share was third-highest (1.84 %), after the BJP (49.05%) and the Congress (41.44%). The Independents, 3 of whom won out of the 794 who contested, were the only group that scored higher than the NOTA group.

SC notice to Centre, EC on plea to nullify election result if maximum votes for NOTA

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.

NOTA: Marginal hike in Delhi's satellite constituencies

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.

Maharashtra: With 29,479 votes, NOTA beats VBA, Independents in Palghar

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.

NOTA outperforms Left in some states, receives over 64 lakh votes nationally

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%).

Why Bathinda villagers want to vote for NOTA

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.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: No help from politicians to save iconic stadium, Mumbai residents threaten to use NOTA

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.

Mumbai: Talks with Sena inconclusive, BJP firms up poll strategy

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.

NOTA most popular in Chhattisgarh, could have swayed results in Madhya Pradesh

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.

NOTA trailer: Vijay Deverakonda goes from rowdy to politician

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.