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Inmates of the Institute of Mental Health, stands in a queue to cast their vote for the first time in history of the Indian Election in Chennai on Thursday.(ANU photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In a first, over 150 inmates of mental health centre cast votes

By Press Trust of India | Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 02:42 AM IST
They lined up patiently to cast their votes in the blazing sun, 156 inmates of a mental health centre here, eager to participate in the electoral process as polling was held in 38 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu Thursday.
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Prime Minister Modi releasing the BJP Sankalp Patra, the Lok Sabha poll manifesto.(HT photo)
Prime Minister Modi releasing the BJP Sankalp Patra, the Lok Sabha poll manifesto.(HT photo)

Highlights: In BJP manifesto, farm pension, uniform civil code and more

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah along with other senior leaders present at the launch of the manifesto.
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By the end of 2016, India had nearly 28-30 crore smartphone users. Today, it has crossed 40 crore.(AFP)
By the end of 2016, India had nearly 28-30 crore smartphone users. Today, it has crossed 40 crore.(AFP)

87,000 groups on WhatsApp targeting voters: Report

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2019 09:14 PM IST
According to WhatsApp, over 20 crore Monthly Active Users (MAUs) are using its platform in India, but the fact is that these numbers are dated back to February 2017 and the company has not shared latest India numbers for over two years now.
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Bypoll Results LIVE: Congress candidate Shafia Zubair wins Ramgarh bypolls in Rajasthan by more than 12,000 votes(ANI/Twitter)
Bypoll Results LIVE: Congress candidate Shafia Zubair wins Ramgarh bypolls in Rajasthan by more than 12,000 votes(ANI/Twitter)

Bypolls Results highlights: BJP wrests Haryana’s Jind seat from INLD, takes its tally up to 47 in 90-member assembly

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 09:39 PM IST

In a major boost to the Ashok Gehlot government, the Congress has won the Ramgarh assembly seat in Rajasthan in the bypoll held on Monday. The Congress won the Ramgarh assembly constituency with a margin of 12,228 votes over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Polling at 278 booths of Ramgarh assembly constituency passed peacefully on Monday, recording 79.14% turnout, according to information from Rajasthan election department. In the Jind assembly by-election, the turnout was recorded at over 70% at 5 pm. In Jind, the election is considered as a referendum on the Manohar Lal Khattar government and also a semi-final ahead of the general election.Watch: Congress wins Ramgarh by-poll, BJP leads Jind by-poll trends in Rajasthan  Highlights:

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