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Delhi polls: QR code on voters slips to facilitate electors, says official

The app will give the status of electors waiting in the queue to the public, who can plan their visit to polling station accordingly. Booth app will also give voter turnout on a real-time basis on polling day.
A polling official applies indelible ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station.(PTI Photo)
A polling official applies indelible ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 09:45 AM IST
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Airborne till last week, Khattar takes to cycling on polling day

The first-time MLA hired an e-rickshaw to reach home from where he picked up a bicycle to reach the polling booth no 174 of Karnal’s Prem Nagar to cast his vote.
CM Khattar at Karnal(HT PHOTO)
CM Khattar at Karnal(HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 21, 2019 11:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Karnal/chandigarh

Clashes, drama, poll code violations mark polling day

Sarabha village had on Sunday witnessed a high-voltage drama after SAD candidate Manpreet Singh Ayali accused Zira MLA Kulbir Singh of camping in the village.
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Published on Oct 21, 2019 10:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Mohit Khanna, Dakha

Maharashtra assembly election 2019: HC allows Mumbai liquor shops to open on evening of counting day

The Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association had moved the high court challenging the October 4, 2019, order of Mumbai’s district collector to close their shops.
Justice Bhuyan’s order on Friday came in view of Section 135C of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951.(HT image)
Justice Bhuyan’s order on Friday came in view of Section 135C of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 01:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Women exempted from poll duty in Dakha

Decision taken in light of Dakha being declared a sensitive area, owing to acts of poll violence in the past
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Published on Oct 19, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Deepa Sharma, Ludhiana

Election office will start SWOT analysis to improve performance

Delhi CEO Ranbir Singh on Friday said he circulated a note to all nodal officers, returning officers and other key officials seeking their suggestions on areas that need improvement as well as where they seem to have done well.
Delhi’s chief electoral officer (CEO) has asked poll panel officials to undertake a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) analysis of the Lok Sabha elections, which could help improve the conduct of the next electoral exercise.(ANI photo)
Delhi’s chief electoral officer (CEO) has asked poll panel officials to undertake a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) analysis of the Lok Sabha elections, which could help improve the conduct of the next electoral exercise.(ANI photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi

AAP says poll diaries manipulated, Delhi election body denies charge

The poll commission, however, refuted the allegations and said the Delhi chief electoral officer would meet senior leaders of the AAP on Saturday to clear their doubts.
Polling diaries are used to note hourly activity at a booth on polling day. On Saturday, AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha will take the party’s complaint to the chief election commissioner and the Delhi CEO.(HTPhotos)
Polling diaries are used to note hourly activity at a booth on polling day. On Saturday, AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha will take the party’s complaint to the chief election commissioner and the Delhi CEO.(HTPhotos)
Updated on May 18, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Congress demands probe into polling spike in last 1 hour

Yadav said he has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India demanding a repoll in Chandaka, Firozepur Jhirka, Jhamuwas and the Sirmathla booth in Sohna, as bogus voting allegedly took place here.
Senior Congress leader Ajay Yadav addresses a press conference, at Kaman Sarai(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Senior Congress leader Ajay Yadav addresses a press conference, at Kaman Sarai(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 18, 2019 05:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Women outvoted men in 3 Delhi parliamentary seats

At least in three parliamentary constituencies – New Delhi, East Delhi and South Delhi - the turnout percentage of female voters was found to be marginally more than the male voters turnout.
In all, while Delhi has 14.3 million electors, at least 6.4 million were female.(HTPhotos)
In all, while Delhi has 14.3 million electors, at least 6.4 million were female.(HTPhotos)
Published on May 17, 2019 05:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Ghazipur Election Results 2019: All eyes on old rivals Manoj Sinha and Afzal Ansari

Manoj Sinha, a union minster of state for railways and a BJP candidate, is contesting against Afzal Ansari, elder brother of Mafioso-turned- politician Mukhtar Ansari of the BSP.
Manoj Sinha and Afzal Ansari
Manoj Sinha and Afzal Ansari
Updated on May 23, 2019 11:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP supporter allegedly shoots cousin for voting for Congress

According to locals, on May 12 a clash between Congress supporters and BJP supporters took place. After voting, BJP supporter Dharmender shot his cousin brother Raja because he voted for the Congress. Mother of the victim also sustained injuries in the incident.
A BJP supporter on Monday allegedly shot at his cousin brother after he voted for Congress in the ongoing elections in Haryana.(Hindustan Times)
A BJP supporter on Monday allegedly shot at his cousin brother after he voted for Congress in the ongoing elections in Haryana.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 17, 2019 06:41 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019| EC orders manual counting in five polling booths of Ghaziabad

The mock poll drive is taken up an hour before the start of actual polling to ensure that the three parts of the voting system — EVM, control unit and VVPAT — are functioning properly. Dummy votes are also polled to check the functioning of the three parts.
According to the officials, the five polling booths were identified after the polling staff said that they forgot to reset the CU of the EVMs after the mock poll drive.(HT Photo)
According to the officials, the five polling booths were identified after the polling staff said that they forgot to reset the CU of the EVMs after the mock poll drive.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2019 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Security forces on high alert for Jharkhand’s 3rd round

The largest number of very sensitive booths are in Jamshedpur (662), followed by Singhbhum (496), Giridih (392) and Dhanbad (212).
173 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed across the four Lok Sabha constituencies, which will go to polls today.
173 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed across the four Lok Sabha constituencies, which will go to polls today.
Published on May 12, 2019 05:41 AM IST
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Ranchi | By Manish Raj

‘Staffer was sick, but was forced to be on election duty’: Relatives

While relatives have demanded action against those who denied her leave application, government officials claimed that they did not receive a leave application at all.
Relatives of a government staffer, who died on Saturday morning while being treated for jaundice, have alleged that she had been forcibly sent for election duty despite being ill.
Relatives of a government staffer, who died on Saturday morning while being treated for jaundice, have alleged that she had been forcibly sent for election duty despite being ill.
Published on May 12, 2019 01:44 AM IST
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Air quality slightly better, chances of rain today

In certain parts of Delhi-NCR, wind speeds were as high as 30 to 40kmph, improving air quality in neighbouring cities like Delhi and Faridabad as well.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) reading in the city on Saturday stood at 232 as per the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) AQI bulletin, down from 294 the previous day.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) reading in the city on Saturday stood at 232 as per the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) AQI bulletin, down from 294 the previous day.
Updated on May 12, 2019 07:08 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Election day: Will these inky index fingers point us to a safer, happier, kinder direction?

After all the agonising and venting, all roads in a democracy lead to the polling booth
Not quite a holiday, election day isn’t like any another day either(Photo imaging: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
Not quite a holiday, election day isn’t like any another day either(Photo imaging: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
Updated on May 11, 2019 07:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP launches helpline to report poll irregularities

Addressing a press conference, AAP’s Delhi convener Gopal Rai said the party has covered almost 90% of the voters during its campaigns that was “way ahead of the rivals”.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday issued a helpline number 8588833555 to keep a check on illegal activities in the Lok Sabha elections. Delhi will go to polls on Sunday.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday issued a helpline number 8588833555 to keep a check on illegal activities in the Lok Sabha elections. Delhi will go to polls on Sunday.
Updated on May 11, 2019 09:27 AM IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Delhi Metro services to start at 4 am on polling day

Delhi Metro train services will begin from 4 am on May 12, the day of polling in Lok Sabha election in Delhi, so that the staff on election duty can avail the facility for travelling.
On May 12, Delhi Metro will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all the lines till 6 am.(PTI/File Photo)
On May 12, Delhi Metro will run with a frequency of 30 minutes on all the lines till 6 am.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2019 11:52 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Lending a helping hand to elderly voters in Lucknow

The directions for this initiative were issued by the district inspector of schools (DIoS).
The education department had instructed block education officers and school heads to ensure effective working of ‘Bulawa Tolis’ (groups of messengers), comprising school children, which go door to door on polling day.(HT Photo)
The education department had instructed block education officers and school heads to ensure effective working of ‘Bulawa Tolis’ (groups of messengers), comprising school children, which go door to door on polling day.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 12, 2019 12:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lukhnow | By Saurabh Chauhan

AAP’s Gandhi Nagar MLA joins BJP, says he was ‘ill-treated’

Bajpai’s defection, however, will not lead to a bypoll on the Gandhi Nagar seat as the assembly elections in the national capital are due early next year.
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Gandhi Nagar Anil Bajpai, is offered sweets as he joins BJP in the presence of party's senior leader Vijay Goel, Shyam Jaju and others during a press conference, in New Delhi.(PTI)
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Gandhi Nagar Anil Bajpai, is offered sweets as he joins BJP in the presence of party's senior leader Vijay Goel, Shyam Jaju and others during a press conference, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Updated on May 04, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Enfranchise NRI voters to enhance India’s democracy

There is a simple and straightforward solution to solve this problem. It is to reform the election law and to let the NRI’s vote from where they are. They could cast either postal votes or vote online.
Voters show their identity cards as they stand in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of the general elections at a polling station, Kandhamal district, Odisha, April 18, 2019(Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)
Voters show their identity cards as they stand in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of the general elections at a polling station, Kandhamal district, Odisha, April 18, 2019(Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 01, 2019 08:03 AM IST
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2019 Lok Sabha polls: Mumbai had its heart in the right place this election

Considering the general somnolence of the metropolis where neither the rich nor the poor have the time for much, but the business of living, it was heartening to note that the middle class still remembers the man who died saving their city from Pakistani terrorists
If social media is any indication of the mood of the people, there were hundreds of appeals to the voters to vote against the terror accused and vote out the party, which insults martyrs
If social media is any indication of the mood of the people, there were hundreds of appeals to the voters to vote against the terror accused and vote out the party, which insults martyrs
Updated on May 01, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rs 22 lakh recovered from hotel rooms ‘booked’ by Congress candidate

The Congress party calls it a conspiracy to defame the party candidate on the polling day.
The DDC said occupants of all four rooms including the Congress candidate had run away just before the raid.(HT Photo)
The DDC said occupants of all four rooms including the Congress candidate had run away just before the raid.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 11:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, RANCHI | By Sanjoy Dey

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jharkhand voters advised to take adequate protection as temperature rises

Weather officials said maximum temperature was above 40 degree Celsius across Jharkhand on Sunday even the capital Ranchi recorded 40 degree Celsius.
Sanjay Kumar Singh, forecasting officer at Ranchi’s meteorological centre, said drying weather would continue to prevail for next couple of days in Jharkhand.(HT Photo)
Sanjay Kumar Singh, forecasting officer at Ranchi’s meteorological centre, said drying weather would continue to prevail for next couple of days in Jharkhand.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 11:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, RANCHI | By Sanjoy Dey

Honda 2 wheelers launches campaign #ActivIndia

The movement by Activa has already earned over 2.63 million pledges from around the country.
What makes the movement even more special is that it urges two-wheeler owners to ride to the polling booth with a friend, relative, or neighbor.(Honda 2 wheelers)
What makes the movement even more special is that it urges two-wheeler owners to ride to the polling booth with a friend, relative, or neighbor.(Honda 2 wheelers)
Updated on May 02, 2019 06:10 PM IST
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Need 4,200 vehicles for regional transport: Collectors

As more than 2,000 black-and-yellow cabs will go off roads, passengers might face some difficulty getting cabs on Sunday, although there is a holiday on the polling day.
The suburban district collector has asked for 2,985 vehicles, including 1,466 taxis, 1,434 buses, and 85 trucks.(HT Photo)
The suburban district collector has asked for 2,985 vehicles, including 1,466 taxis, 1,434 buses, and 85 trucks.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 06:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kailash Korde

At least 97 Delhi voters aged 100+ to have their say in Lok Sabha elections

The first time Sitara Jain, a 106 -year- old resident of Shahdara, voted was in India’s first general election following Independence.
An Indian old man shows the indelible ink mark on his index finger after casting vote at a polling booth during the first phase of general elections in Hyderabad, India Thursday, April 11, 2019.(AP file photo)
An Indian old man shows the indelible ink mark on his index finger after casting vote at a polling booth during the first phase of general elections in Hyderabad, India Thursday, April 11, 2019.(AP file photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 06:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi

Jagan Reddy meets governor; accuses Naidu of intimidating rivals, misusing funds

Jagan, who led a delegation of senior leaders of his party to Raj Bhavan, submitted a memorandum to Governor ESL Narasimhan seeking his intervention in preventing the Naidu government from misusing power after polling for the state assembly was held on April 11 and results were due to be announced next month.
YSR Congress party leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday accused TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu of continuing to misuse his office by slapping false cases against opposition workers and misappropriating state funds.
YSR Congress party leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday accused TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu of continuing to misuse his office by slapping false cases against opposition workers and misappropriating state funds.
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 03:24 PM IST
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2019 Lok Sabha polls: On the campaign trail with Gopal Shetty in Mumbai North

Over the past month, BJP’s sitting MP Gopal Shetty seems to have covered the length and breadth of his Mumbai North constituency to woo voters for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Published on Apr 12, 2019 11:30 PM IST
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By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai

Allahabad high court gives go ahead for Jewar airport

The estimated budget for the Jewar airport project is between Rs 15,000 crore and Rs 20,000 crore. The project is expected to be operational by 2022-2023. The entire project needs around 5,000 hectares.
The Allahabad high court Monday dismissed petitions filed by eight farmers, seeking to quash the notification issued for acquiring land in Jewar for the Noida international airport(HT File Photo)
The Allahabad high court Monday dismissed petitions filed by eight farmers, seeking to quash the notification issued for acquiring land in Jewar for the Noida international airport(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 01:37 AM IST
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