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  • Voting underway for DUSU elections at 52 centres in morning colleges

    New Delhi: Polling is underway for the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections at 52 centres in colleges here, an official said Wednesday. As many as 1.35 lakh students will decide the fate of 23 candidates in in the DUSU polls. Senior faculty members have been posted as observers at the centres and around 700 electronic voting machines (EVMs) have been installed, the official said.


    Punjab Bypoll: Voting begins for Shahkot assembly seat bypoll

    Chandigarh: Voting began for the Shahkot assembly seat by-election in Punjab on Monday. The voting began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m., election department officials said here. With the prevailing heat wave in Punjab, voters started queuing up early in the day to caste their votes.

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    Maharashtra MLC polls: 100 per cent voting recorded in six constituencies, cross-voting may lead to upset in results

    Mumbai: Almost 100 per cent voting was recorded in all six local authority constituencies for the elections to elect Members of Legislative Council on Monday. According to political party insiders, cross-voting by Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) councillors in Osmanabad-Latur-Beed constituency could throw upset results.

  • Voting underway for Egypt’s presidential election

    Cairo: Voting was underway in Egypt for the country’s presidential election on Monday with incumbent President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi expected to be returned by a landslide. Polls opened at 9 a.m., on the first of three days of voting, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Nepal: Voting begins to elect new President

    Kathmandu: Voting has begun at the Nepal parliament, for election of the new President of the country.
    Incumbent President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is standing in the fray for her second term challenged by Laxmi Rai from the Nepali Congress, but the mathematical calculation has shown the vote to swing for President Bhandari.

  • Voting for Pakistan’s Senate underway

    Islamabad: Polling for Pakistan’s Senate were underway on Saturday in the national and provincial assemblies as 133 candidates contest for 52 seats. The Senate – the Upper House of Parliament – is a body of 104 lawmakers. Each serves a term of six years, barring resignation, disqualification, or other extraordinary circumstances, reports Dawn news.

  • PM Narendra Modi urges youngsters to cast vote in Gujarat polls

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has encouraged people to turn out in record numbers in the Gujarat’s assembly polls and particularly urged the youngsters to cast their votes. The first of the two-phase polls in the state began at 8 a.m. on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions.

  • Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: Voting begins; counting on December 18

    Shimla: Voting began in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh this morning in 68 constituencies where 337 candidates including 62 MLAs are in the fray. A total of 50,25,941 voters are eligible to cast their vote. As many as 7,525 polling booths have been set up in the state and 37,605 polling personnel have been deputed for poll duty. Besides 17,850 personnel of police and Home Guards and 65 companies of central

  • Rajkummar Rao urges people to cast vote

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao says he hopes his Being Indian video titled “Know your Indian voters” makes people go out and vote. Culture Machine’s digital channel Being Indian and Rajkummar created the video, which encapsulates hysterical characters that represent the average Indian voter, read a statement.

  • By-polls to four Assembly seats in Goa, Andhra, Delhi today, voting begins

    New Delhi: The voting for the by-polls for four Assembly seats in Bawana in Delhi, Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, and Valpoi and Panaji in Goa has begun. The polling, being held at 76 booths, including 30 in Panaji and 46 in Valpoi, will continue till 5 p.m.

  • Battle for Bawana: Polling gets underway in Delhi

    New Delhi: Voting began this morning for the Bawana Assembly constituency by-election in Delhi, in which the BJP, the AAP and the Congress are locked in a triangular contest.

  • Indore: Last day to withdraw nomination today

    Indore: Friday is the last day to withdraw nomination forms for the upcoming District Bar Association elections for which voting is scheduled on May 19.

  • Tough to interfere in poll outcome: US Intelligence Chief

    New York: Russia has a history of attempting to influence US elections, but the highly decentralised nature of America’s voting apparatus makes it “very hard” for anyone to affect the outcome of the polls, the country’s intelligence chief has said.

  • Anantnag by-poll voting postponed by two days

    Srinagar: After communications from the state government, the Election Commission of India has postponed voting for Anantnag assembly seat by-election to June 22.

  • Voting begins in South Korean general elections

    Seoul: Voting began on Wednesday in South Korea to elect 300 members of parliament, the election commission said. The country’s 20th general election started at 6 a.m. (local time) at 13,837 polling stations nationwide, according to the National Election Commission, Xinhua news agency reported. The polling will end at 6 p.m.

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    Voting underway in first phase of Kerala civic body polls

    Thiruvananthapuram: The voting was underway in the first phase of the civic body polls in Kerala on Monday, with around 12 percent voters exercising their franchise till 9 a.m., the office of the state election commissioner said.

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    11 per cent turnout recorded in first two hours of polling : EC

    Patna: Around 11 per cent turnout was recorded in the first two hours of polling in 32 Assembly constituencies of Bihar where a cane bomb was found by security personnel near a polling station in Rafiganj Assembly constituency.

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    Bihar polls: Voters queue up to cast ballot

    Patna: Voters queued up at many polling stations in Bihar hours before the start of the second phase of assembly election on Friday, though women are yet to come out in large numbers to cast their ballot.