voters News

Putting youth to shame: EC to honour centenarians stepping out to vote

During the ongoing West Bengal assembly polls, South 24 Parganas district authorities have identified 1,086 voters in 31 seats who are at least a hundred years old.

More transgenders enroll as Voters in Maharashtra

Transgenders in Maharashtra are becoming more aware of their electoral rights as more and more transgenders enroll themselves as voters this year.


Female voters outnumber males again in Mizoram

The overall voting population of the state has meanwhile increased by 2.19 percent to reach 7,13,574 voters.

70 lakh voters in district, all eyes on turnout today

There are 17,514 Electronic Voting Machines in operation and nearly 45,000 polling staff deployed at these centres.

Residents defaulting on payment of maintenance charges will not be allowed to vote or contest

Apart from housing societies, elections are also likely to be held in credit societies and banks.

First preference of anti-Cong voter is AAP, not BJP: Sandeep Dikshit

Dikshit also lost his seat to BJP’s Maheish Girri, who had contested Lok Sabha polls for the first time.


Voters to get 25 per cent discount in doctor fees, pathological tests

The IMA with a 86-year-old history behind it took the unusual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of voting.

Voters with special needs can take along companion to cast vote: EC

The differently-abled will also be given priority for entering a polling station — they will not have to wait in queue.

Why voters elect ‘criminals’

Two questions have been asked: Why do political parties field so many “criminals”? Why do voters then select “criminals” when they go to the polls?

The electoral foot soldier

From verifying voters and addressing their queries to assuring them of their right to vote, Vishnudutt Sharma has been making elections work on the ground for eight polls now.