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Jaipur and Kota municipal corporations have been strongholds of the Bharatiya Janata Party. (Photo @drcpjoshi)

3 Rajasthan civic bodies polls tomorrow, counting of votes on November 3

Hindustan Times, Jaipur/Jodhpur/Kota | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:38 PM IST
Polling for Jaipur Heritage, Jodhpur North and Kota North will take place tomorrow.
Polling in 8 village councils and 24 local councils have been deferred due to spread of Covid-19 in those areas.(HT Archive)
Polling in 8 village councils and 24 local councils have been deferred due to spread of Covid-19 in those areas.(HT Archive)

Amid pandemic, Mizoram holds local body polls

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 05:20 AM IST
Mizoram has over 4.54 lakh eligible voters in 558 village councils in 9 districts and over 2.18 lakh voters in 83 local councils under Aizawl Municipal Corporation.
The election is set to decide control of parliament and shape President Moon Jae-in’s ability to push through his agenda in the final two years of his administration(Bloomberg)
The election is set to decide control of parliament and shape President Moon Jae-in’s ability to push through his agenda in the final two years of his administration(Bloomberg)

South Korea holds parliamentary election under strict safety measures amid pandemic

Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 03:23 PM IST
All voters must use hand sanitizer and plastic gloves when casting ballots and maintain 1 metre (40 inches) distance between each other.
In this six photo combo image, showing dogs outside polling stations, as dogs and British people go out in the winter to vote, at various places during Britain's general election Thursday(AP)
In this six photo combo image, showing dogs outside polling stations, as dogs and British people go out in the winter to vote, at various places during Britain's general election Thursday(AP)

Rex the Labrador, Gemma the Spaniel queue up outside UK polling booths

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 10:14 AM IST
Pet owners took to Twitter to post photographs of their dogs next to polling station signs at schools and community centres across the country, using the trending hashtag #dogsatpollingstations.
Election duty staff ink marks a voter's finger at a poling booth in Bangalore during the Karnataka Assembly Election. (UNI Photo)
Election duty staff ink marks a voter's finger at a poling booth in Bangalore during the Karnataka Assembly Election. (UNI Photo)

Doorstep voting facility for senior citizens, disabled this election in Jharkhand

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2019 10:58 PM IST
Jharkhand’s chief electoral officer (CEO), Vinay Kumar Choubey, said the Election Commission of India (ECI) has made provision for voting through postal ballot for senior citizens above the age of 80 years and persons with disability (PWD).
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Clashes, drama, poll code violations mark polling day

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Mohit Khanna, Dakha
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:51 PM IST
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.
The Haryana assembly election 2019 will be held on Monday, October 21 (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
The Haryana assembly election 2019 will be held on Monday, October 21 (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

Haryana Assembly Election 2019: Steps to check your name in voters’ list

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2019 01:52 PM IST
There are 90 assembly constituencies, of which 17 are reserved for the Scheduled Castes, which will go to polls in Haryana.
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Women exempted from poll duty in Dakha

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Deepa Sharma, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Decision taken in light of Dakha being declared a sensitive area, owing to acts of poll violence in the past
Taking note of the problems caused to senior citizens along with the differently abled during voting for the Lok Sabha polls, 1,506 of the 1,973 polling booths in the western and eastern suburbs have been shifted to the ground floor.(PTI)
Taking note of the problems caused to senior citizens along with the differently abled during voting for the Lok Sabha polls, 1,506 of the 1,973 polling booths in the western and eastern suburbs have been shifted to the ground floor.(PTI)

Maharashtra polls: Booth preps on; facilities for elderly and sensitive spots

Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 03:22 AM IST
Also, additional 100 auxiliary polling stations will be set up in suburban constituencies that saw high voting percentage during the general elections.
Amid tight security, voting for the by election in Maoist- affected Dantewada assembly constituency will be held on Monday.(PTI)
Amid tight security, voting for the by election in Maoist- affected Dantewada assembly constituency will be held on Monday.(PTI)

Amid tight security, voting for Dantewada by-poll to be held on Monday

Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 06:16 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Electoral officer Subrat Sahoo, in a press conference on Sunday said that voting will start from 7 am and end at 3 pm on Monday.
Mumbai corporation workers cleaning the street after water level recede in Sangli.(Uday Deolekar/ Hindustan Times)
Mumbai corporation workers cleaning the street after water level recede in Sangli.(Uday Deolekar/ Hindustan Times)

EC to issue duplicate voter cards to those hit by Maharashtra floods

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 05:13 AM IST
More than 6 lakh residents of 480 villages from the two districts lost their belonging including their documents in the floods.
Deputy Commissioner of Gurugram Amit Khatri addresses the media at his office at Mini Secretariat in Gurugram on Thursday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Deputy Commissioner of Gurugram Amit Khatri addresses the media at his office at Mini Secretariat in Gurugram on Thursday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Ahead of Haryana assembly polls, toll-free helpline for voter assistance active

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 02:39 AM IST
By using this toll-free number, voters from Haryana can get their name and personal information verified in the electoral roll, submit forms for new voter registration, fill forms for shifting to a different constituency, deletion of name or raise objection in the electoral roll.
The case dates back to December 4, 2013, when Kumar was an AAP candidate from Kondli and was accused of raising slogans with his 50-60 supporters outside the polling booth.(HTFile)
The case dates back to December 4, 2013, when Kumar was an AAP candidate from Kondli and was accused of raising slogans with his 50-60 supporters outside the polling booth.(HTFile)

For obstructing poll process, AAP MLA Manoj Kumar gets 3-month jail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 05:05 AM IST
The court, however, granted him a bail of 30 days, upon furnishing a surety bond of 10,000 after Manoj Kumar said that he wanted to appeal against the conviction.
AAP's Kondli MLA Manoj Kumar(Photo: Facebook)
AAP's Kondli MLA Manoj Kumar(Photo: Facebook)

Delhi court sentences AAP MLA Manoj Kumar to 3 months in jail for obstructing polling process

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:46 PM IST
The court had on June 11 convicted AAP MLA Manoj Kumar for obstructing a public servant in discharge of public functions, punishable under 186 IPC, and disorderly conduct in or near polling stations, section 131 of Representation of the People Act.
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)

Election office will start SWOT analysis to improve performance

New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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.
Arvind is the son of rebel TRS leader and Rajya Sabha member D. Srinivas. Kavitha was elected from Nizamabad in 2014.(HT Photo)
Arvind is the son of rebel TRS leader and Rajya Sabha member D. Srinivas. Kavitha was elected from Nizamabad in 2014.(HT Photo)

Telangana CM’s daughter Kavitha loses Nizamabad LS seat

Hyderabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 07:41 PM IST
Dharmapuri Arvind of BJP defeated Kavitha of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) by over 66,000 votes.
Officials of the Election Commission will count the votes cast across one million booths in all the 543 parliamentary seats spread across the country on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Officials of the Election Commission will count the votes cast across one million booths in all the 543 parliamentary seats spread across the country on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Final results may be delayed by a few hours, here’s why

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Auditing the paper trail through Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines, which is being used for the first time in a Lok Sabha election, is expected to delay the announcement of results.
The security personnel from CRPF and India Reserve Battalion who were outnumbered didn’t fire in retaliation. The polling team returned to the district headquarters.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
The security personnel from CRPF and India Reserve Battalion who were outnumbered didn’t fire in retaliation. The polling team returned to the district headquarters.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

500 masked men attack polling team en route for re-poll in Arunachal Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 12:17 PM IST
The security personnel from CRPF and India Reserve Battalion who were outnumbered didn’t fire in retaliation. The polling team returned to the district headquarters.
The Election Commission (EC) is likely to take disciplinary action against 20 officials who allegedly forgot to delete mock poll votes at five polling stations during Lok Sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. (Representative Image)(HT File)
The Election Commission (EC) is likely to take disciplinary action against 20 officials who allegedly forgot to delete mock poll votes at five polling stations during Lok Sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. (Representative Image)(HT File)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 20 HP officials forgot to erase mock poll data, deleted votes to cover up

Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 08:48 PM IST
State’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Devesh Kumar on Tuesday said the Election Commission was investigating the matter and the erring officers — five presiding officers and 15 polling officers — were likely to be suspended.
In the run up to the elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party’s master strategist Amit Shah had declared that the BJP would win a clear majority on its own with 300-plus seats.
In the run up to the elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party’s master strategist Amit Shah had declared that the BJP would win a clear majority on its own with 300-plus seats.

Exit polls predict second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi with comfortable majority for NDA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 11:03 PM IST
Sunday evening’s exit polls projections were released after voting for the marathon 7-phase national elections ended. An election exit poll, not always known to be correct, is a poll of voters taken immediately after they exit the polling stations.
Both Tashigang and Ka polling stations fall under the Mandi parliamentary seat where the highest number of 17 candidates are in the fray.(HT Photo)
Both Tashigang and Ka polling stations fall under the Mandi parliamentary seat where the highest number of 17 candidates are in the fray.(HT Photo)

World’s highest polling station with 49 voters records 53 parliamentary constituency voting in two hours

Shimla | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 02:42 PM IST
The polling began at 7 am when the temperature was below freezing point. Voters came to the polling station wearing their traditional attire to beat the chilly weather.
In reply to a query, Kumar said that he has never compromised over 3Cs-- “crime, corruption and communalism”.(HT Photo)
In reply to a query, Kumar said that he has never compromised over 3Cs-- “crime, corruption and communalism”.(HT Photo)

‘Consider expelling Pragya Thakur’: Nitish Kumar to BJP

Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 12:56 AM IST
In reply to a query whether the BJP should expel her from the party, Nitish Kumar said that “it must be considered.”
Kunkolienkar and Velingkar were amongst the early voters who exercised their franchise at their respective booths.(HT Photo)
Kunkolienkar and Velingkar were amongst the early voters who exercised their franchise at their respective booths.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Voting begins for Panaji Assembly bypoll

Panaji | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 08:15 AM IST
As many as 22,482 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the constituency which covers areas including the state capital and has 30 polling stations.
The decision to conduct re-polling was taken on the basis of a report submitted by the returning officer to chief electoral officer Gopala Krishna Dwivedi, following complaints from both the YSR Congress party and the Telugu Desam Party.(HT PHOTO)
The decision to conduct re-polling was taken on the basis of a report submitted by the returning officer to chief electoral officer Gopala Krishna Dwivedi, following complaints from both the YSR Congress party and the Telugu Desam Party.(HT PHOTO)

In Andhra, EC orders re-polling in two more polling stations in Chittoor

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 04:49 PM IST
Chittoor district collector and returning officer P S Pradyumna told reporters that re-polling would be held in two more polling stations: Kuppam Baduru and Kaluru villages of Ramachandrapuram block falling under Chandragiri assembly constituency on Sunday.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) had promised an inclusive election. The theme for this massive operation was “leave no one behind”.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
The Election Commission of India (ECI) had promised an inclusive election. The theme for this massive operation was “leave no one behind”.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Opinion | How General Elections 2019 were disabled-friendly

New Delhi | By George Abraham
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 09:11 PM IST
The Election Commission took a definite step forward signaling the recognition of the citizenship of persons with disabilities and ensuring their inclusion.
Exit polls are conducted by researchers asking voters how they have voted just after they have left the polling station after casting their ballot.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Exit polls are conducted by researchers asking voters how they have voted just after they have left the polling station after casting their ballot.(PTI/ Representative Image)

History, hits and misses, controversies: All you need to know about exit polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 04:55 PM IST
What are exit polls, what laws govern them, what are the hits and misses. Here are all your questions answered:
With the close of voting on May 19, the last round of Lok Sabha elections, the mammoth seven-phase exercise will draw to a close, shifting the focus to exit polls. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)
With the close of voting on May 19, the last round of Lok Sabha elections, the mammoth seven-phase exercise will draw to a close, shifting the focus to exit polls. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)

Timing, content, disclaimers: What EC guidelines are on exit polls

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 04:57 PM IST
The rules governing exit polls in India are very stringent. For the first time this election, the advisory covers websites and social media platforms.
Bhushan Batra will make a representation to the Election Commission seeking action against Rohtak administration officials for allegedly being hand in glove with Haryana minister Manish Grover, in facilitating his entry in polling booths in an unauthorised manner on May 12(PTI)
Bhushan Batra will make a representation to the Election Commission seeking action against Rohtak administration officials for allegedly being hand in glove with Haryana minister Manish Grover, in facilitating his entry in polling booths in an unauthorised manner on May 12(PTI)

Ex-MLA to move EC over entry into polling stations

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 08:28 AM IST
On the BJP’s reaction that the Congress is making excuses since it is losing in Rohtak, the former MLA said the Congress is not demanding a re-poll because the party nominee is winning comfortably.
Teachers had been carrying material over their heads and two of them even fainted in front of us. This led to a delay and we left the centres at 2am(HT Photo)
Teachers had been carrying material over their heads and two of them even fainted in front of us. This led to a delay and we left the centres at 2am(HT Photo)

Teachers’ body complains to CEO over unequal pay, mismanagement

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 06:08 AM IST
The teachers’ body contended that the teachers became “pendulum between strong room and reception counters” adding that while carrying “heavy cases of election material” some of them lost their belongings.
Randhawa said the FIR against the two leaders was registered on the complaint of assistant returning officer for entering polling booth number 145 at Bhartiya Kanya Secondary School in Rohtak without any permission.(HT Photo)
Randhawa said the FIR against the two leaders was registered on the complaint of assistant returning officer for entering polling booth number 145 at Bhartiya Kanya Secondary School in Rohtak without any permission.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Booth capturing case against BJP minister in Rohtak, ex-MLA

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Hardik Anand
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Batra had alleged that Grover was entering polling booths with his muscle men to “intimidate and threaten” voters in the Lok Sabha polls.
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