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VOTING NEWS

Kazakhstan: Protests of presidential vote bring 500 arrests

June 10, 2019 10:11 am

The protesters alleged the election to choose his successor would not be free or fair, and had called for a voter boycott.

Phase 6: Polling in 59 Lok Sabha seats across 7 states today

May 12, 2019 3:25 am

The battle for Bhopal is one of the most keenly awaited fights in the country, with Congress candidate and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh up against BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur.

Making every vote count: Time for a change in manner we elect our MPs, MLAs?

May 03, 2019 9:56 am

All arrangements for democratic representation come with some inadequacies. The debate should be on seeking a balance between the need for legislator-constituency connect and proportional representation

A case for more electoral nuance

April 12, 2019 12:05 am

It is time India tweaked its first-past-the-post system so that the people’s vote is not so easily hijacked.

Syrians begin voting for new parliament in government areas

April 13, 2016 11:13 am

Damascus says the vote, which will only be held in areas controlled by the government, is constitutional and separate from the peace talks in Geneva aimed at ending the war.

Voting in Brazil

February 21, 2015 12:54 am

Its electoral process faces two challenges: party fragmentation and campaign finance.

Watch video: Stupid reasons for not voting

February 07, 2015 3:42 pm

If you have used any of these excuses to skip voting, check out this video by Old Delhi Films.

Forcefeeding democracy

November 18, 2014 12:27 am

Compulsory voting hasn’t had intended effects in countries that tried it out.

Cong should support third front govt: Akhilesh

April 25, 2014 3:12 am

Akhilesh also said the Congress should respect the sentiments of the people and should be open in extending support to third front government.

NRI on hunger strike in London against Indian govt over right to vote

January 24, 2014 10:02 pm

An NRI IT consultant began a three-day hunger strike in London to protest the failure to introduce absentee ballots for NRIs.

VOTING PHOTOS

Voting for 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections ends

April 30, 2014 6:51 pm

About 45 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise in the first six hours of polling in seven states and two Union Territories during the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Sixth phase of polling comes to an end

April 24, 2014 9:04 pm

Polling began on Thursday (April 24) for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha Polls.