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India General Elections 2024 highlights: 61.45% approximate voter turnout recorded today till 8 pm

India General Elections 2024 highlights: The late Mulayam Singh Yadav's family is also prominent in this phase, with three members contesting.
India General Elections 2024 Live: 61.45% approximate voter turnout recorded today till 8 pm
India General Elections 2024 Live: 61.45% approximate voter turnout recorded today till 8 pm

India General Elections 2024 highlights: Voting began at 7 am on Tuesday for the third phase of the 2024 Indian elections, encompassing 93 constituencies across 11 states and Union Territories. Key contenders include Amit Shah, Shivraj Chouhan, Dimple Yadav and Digvijaya Singh. Follow- Elections 2024: Read Elections 2024 News and Lok Sabha Election Updates...Read More

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 3 Elections: Key points

• In the third phase of elections, prominent candidates include Union home minister Amit Shah, seeking re-election from Gujarat's Gandhinagar, and Union ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia, Mansukh Mandaviya and Pralhad Joshi contesting from various constituencies.

• This phase holds key implications for the political landscape, particularly in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, with high-profile candidates and familial legacies at stake.

• Maharashtra's Baramati, considered a stronghold of the 'Pawar family', witnesses a significant contest between NCP founder Sharad Pawar’s daughter Supriya Sule and Sunetra Pawar, wife of Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar.

• The late Mulayam Singh Yadav's family is also prominent in this phase, with three members contesting. Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav, Akshay Yadav and Aditya Yadav are vying for seats in Uttar Pradesh.

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Lok Sabha election schedule

Phase 1: April 19 (polling done)

Phase 2: April 26 (polling done)

Phase 3: May 7 (polling today)

Phase 4: May 13

Phase 5: May 20

Phase 6: May 25

Phase 7: June 1

Counting (for all 543 seats): June 4

Follow all the updates here:
May 7, 2024 11:00 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: PM Narendra Modi attacks Opposition

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘INDI alliance not bothered about fate of masses,’ PM Modi at rally in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh.

May 7, 2024 10:53 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: PM Modi addresses public meeting in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: "Today I have come to seek your blessings for the resolution of a developed India. This tradition has been going on for centuries that the person living on the banks of Narmada never disappoints the seeker. I have come to ask you today," says PM Modi.

May 7, 2024 10:47 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: How to check if your name is on the electoral rol

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live:

1. Visit https://voters.eci.gov.in/ and click on "search in electoral roll." 

2. Select your state and language. 

3. Enter your details and captcha code. 

4. Click on "search" to see if your name appears on the electoral roll.

May 7, 2024 10:45 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Jyotiraditya Scindia on Guna voter turnout

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: "We hope the voting percentage will increase. It has reached 18-20 percent in just 2.5 hours. We need to maintain this momentum," said Union minister and BJP candidate from the Guna Lok Sabha seat, Jyotiraditya Scindia.

May 7, 2024 10:39 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Lost your voter ID card? Here's how you can still vote

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: If you don't have your physical voting ID card, known as the Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC), you can still cast your vote. The Election Commission has confirmed that you can exercise your voting right even without it. To vote, you can obtain an election slip printout and present one of the following documents: Passport, Aadhaar card, PAN card, Driving licence, MNREGA card, ID cards of Central and state government employees, and pension cards with a photo are also acceptable at polling booths. However, it's essential to verify if your name is included in the official voter list by the Election Commission.

Read in detail- How to vote without voter card?

May 7, 2024 10:37 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Supriya Sule casts her vote

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: After casting her vote in the Baramati Lok Sabha seat, Supriya Sule, the NCP-SCP candidate, urged voters to "make sure that the entire election process from Kashmir to Kanniyakumari is smooth, no misuse of power or muscle or money should be there. Elections must be fair, just and peaceful all over India."

May 7, 2024 10:33 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: What is voting percentage in Maharashtra?

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Voting percentage till 9am in Maharashtra's 11 LS constituencies: Madha- 4.99℅ Dharashiv- 5.79℅ Ratnagiri Sindhudurg- 8.17℅ Sangli- 5.81℅ Baramati- 5.77℅ Hatkanangle- 7.55℅ Latur- 7.91℅ Raigad- 6.84℅ Satara- 7.0℅ Solapur- 5.92℅ Kolhapur- 8.04% Total voting percentage in state- 6.64℅

May 7, 2024 10:29 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Pralhad Joshi attacks Karnataka govt over Prajwal 'sex videos' case

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Union minister and BJP candidate from Dharwad, Pralhad Joshi, commented on the 'obscene videos' case involving JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna, calling it a very serious matter. He urged the state government to take action, saying that they had failed to detain Revanna despite prior knowledge of the situation. Joshi expressed disappointment that the government had not filed an FIR or informed the Central Government, which could have facilitated Revanna's detention. Additionally, Joshi asserted that they would win all 14 seats.

May 7, 2024 10:24 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Kharge voices concerns to INDIA bloc over delay in voter turnout data

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge expresses concern over delayed release of voter turnout data in letter to INDIa alliance leaders.

May 7, 2024 10:04 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Take a look at voter turnout in Goa

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Voter turnout in North Goa stands at 12.80 per cent, while in South Goa it's 13.24 per cent. Overall, the voter turnout across Goa is recorded at 13.02 per cent as of 9am.

May 7, 2024 9:54 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: UP records 13% voter turnout till 9am

May 7, 2024 9:49 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Chhattisgarh records 13% voter turnout till 9am

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: In Chhattisgarh, seven Lok Sabha seats record a 13.24 per cent turnout by 9am.

May 7, 2024 9:45 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: What is voting percentage at Mainpuri?

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Polling figures show 12.74 per cent turnout at the reserved Agra seat and 12.34 per cent at Mainpuri by 9am.

May 7, 2024 9:44 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Baramati sees 5.7% voter turnout in two hours

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Baramati LS seat has reported 5.77 per cent polling in the first two hours ending 9am.

May 7, 2024 9:30 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Amit Shah urges voters to come out in large numbers

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Union home minister Amit Shah appealed to voters across the country, especially in Gujarat, on the third phase of Lok Sabha elections. He urged everyone to participate in the democratic process and "elect a stable government that provides a safe, prosperous country. Elect a government which is against corruption, wants to eradicate poverty, wants to make a self-reliant India, wants to make a developed India and wants to take India number one in every field in the whole world."

May 7, 2024 9:18 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Pralhad Joshi, Priyank Kharge among early voters in Karnataka

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Union minister Pralhad Joshi, Bhagwanth Khuba, Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge, were among the early voters who cast their votes in Karnataka. The state is currently undergoing polling for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections across 14 segments on Tuesday.

May 7, 2024 9:11 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Amit Shah casts his vote

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Union home minister Amit Shah exercised his franchise for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 at a polling booth in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Shah, a senior BJP leader, is contesting from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, while the Congress has nominated its party secretary Sonal Patel as its candidate from Gandhinagar.

Follow- Gujarat, Maharashtra Elections LIVE

May 7, 2024 9:03 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Gujarat CM casts his vote in Ahmedabad

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel queued up along with other voters as he awaited his turn to cast his vote for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 at a polling booth in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Meanwhile, Anuj Patel, the son of Patel, also exercised his franchise at a polling station in Ahmedabad.

May 7, 2024 8:53 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Riteish Deshmukh and his wife Genelia Deshmukh exercise their voting rights

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: In Maharashtra, actor Riteish Deshmukh and his wife Genelia Deshmukh exercised their voting rights at a polling booth in Latur. The NDA has nominated sitting MP Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangare, who is contesting against INDIA bloc's Kalge Shivaji Bandappa. Reflecting on the significance of the day, Genelia Deshmukh said, "Today is an important day, and I believe everyone should participate in the voting process."

May 7, 2024 8:49 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Sharad Pawar casts his vote

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Sharad Pawar, after resting for a day following campaign fatique, cast his vote at Malegaon polling booth in Baramati. He was accompanied by daughter Supriya Sule and grand daughter Revati Sule. Pawar has this time changed his voting to Baramati after voting for 10 years in Mumbai

May 7, 2024 8:38 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: ‘Tuesday has always been lucky for me,’ says BJP candidate from Kalaburagi

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: "I was the first to cast my vote at George School. Tuesday has always been lucky for me. I am confident that BJP will secure a historic victory in Kalaburagi," expressed BJP candidate Umesh Yadav after voting.

May 7, 2024 8:36 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Rohit Pawar casts his vote

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: NCP (SP) leader Rohit Pawar with his parents, wife and sister cast their vote at a polling booth in Pimpli of Baramati town.

May 7, 2024 8:34 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: ‘Strengthen our democracy,’ PM Modi appeals voters

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: PM Narendra Modi posts on X: "Voted in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections! Urging everyone to do so as well and strengthen our democracy."

May 7, 2024 8:27 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Chaitar Vasava casts his vote 

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: AAP candidate and tribal leader Chaitar Vasava votes with his family from Bharuch constituency.

May 7, 2024 8:23 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Rohit Pawar accuses Ajit Pawar of using money power in Baramati

Lok Sabha Election Phase 3 LIVE Updates: Rohit Pawar, legislator of NCP (SP) has accused Ajit Pawar led party of distributing money for votes in Baramati LS seat. He has also shared a video backing his claim. Ajit Pawar has refuted the allegations saying he has never resorted to such methods. "Those making allegations known such things. They see their defeat."

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