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election photos

  • May 23, 2019 13:37

    In Mumbai’s Goregaon, while people waited in queues to cast their votes during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, children were seen playing cricket in the field right beside the polling booth. Elections or no elections – there’s always time for cricket in the world’s largest democracy.

    (Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)read more
  • May 24, 2019 17:47

    Polling workers trek to transport Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines to a remote polling station –one of a million organised –in Srikhola at an altitude of 2,800 metres above sea level near the India-Nepal border in West Bengal. From cities and villages to remote islands and dense jungles, the 2019 polls saw polling last seven phases spread over 39 days.

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  • May 23, 2019 19:41

    PM Modi arrives at the BJP office for a parliamentary board meeting. “Thank you India! The faith placed in our alliance is humbling and gives us strength to work even harder to fulfil people’s aspirations.” Modi tweeted earlier in the day. As counting goes on across the country, trends show the Modi-led BJP would be easily able to cross the halfway mark of 272 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha elections.

    (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)read more
  • May 23, 2019 13:38

    In Mumbai’s Goregaon, while people waited in queues to cast their votes during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, children were seen playing cricket in the field right beside the polling booth. Elections or no elections – there’s always time for cricket in the world’s largest democracy.

    (Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)read more
  • May 19, 2019 21:28

    Voters stand in queues to cast their votes during the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections, at Danapur, in Patna, Bihar. Today, polling is being held in 59 constituencies spread across seven states and one Union Territory, where over 10.01 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 918 candidates.

    (Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)read more
  • May 06, 2019 18:01

    Voters queue to cast their votes during the 5th phase of Lok Sabha election in Mohanlalganj, Lucknow. At 3 pm, the voter turnout in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 stood at 50.62%. 344.08% polling was recorded in Bihar, 15.34% in Jammu and Kashmir, 53.77% in Madhya Pradesh, 50.40% in Rajasthan, 44.79% in Uttar Pradesh, 62.84% in West Bengal and 58.63% in Jharkhand, as per data on Election Commission’s Voter Turnout app.

    (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)read more
  • Apr 23, 2019 14:30

    Voters stand in lines at a polling station in Guwahati, Assam. Voting is taking place for all 26 constituencies in Gujarat, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, seven in Chhattisgarh, six in Odisha, five each in Bihar and West Bengal, four in Assam, two in Goa, one each in Jammu and Kashmir, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Tripura.

    (Biju Boro / AFP)read more
  • Apr 18, 2019 16:07

    Polling underway at Upper Kot in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh early in the morning. Thirty-eight of 39 Lok Sabha seats of Tamil Nadu are up for the grab in Thursday’s polling. 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

    (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)read more
  • Apr 12, 2019 16:40

    A bit of a ways to go until this young boy could be on the other side of the barricade where voters are queued outside a polling station, but this costumed police officer no doubt made an impression, at Sawal village, in Uttar Pardesh.

    (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)read more
  • Apr 11, 2019 16:08

    Women shows their ink-marked fingers after casting votes at a polling station in Sawaal near Meerut early in the morning in Uttar Pradesh. Ninety-one Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union Territories, including all in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, are going to polls on Thursday in the first-phase.

    (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)read more
  • Apr 05, 2019 21:02

    Rahul Gandhi, president, Indian National Congress pose for a selfie during an interactive session with students in Pune on Friday. Congress chief, during his interaction with students talked about his growth as a political leader and said “my courage comes from experience”. He also spoke to the students on various issues including demonetisation and job loss. With elections just a week away, he said in an assuring tone: “I don’t make empty promises.”

    (PRESS TRUST OF INDIA)read more