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Number of young and first-time voters in Thane has decreased

Election commission was hoping to add 2 lakh new voters to list but only 43,758 registered
As per the 2011 Census, the projected population of youngsters who would be above 18 years by January 2019 was 3.5 lakh.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
As per the 2011 Census, the projected population of youngsters who would be above 18 years by January 2019 was 3.5 lakh.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Published on Feb 03, 2019 12:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane

‘Budget is election manifesto, BJP trying to bribe voters ahead of polls,’ says Mallikarjun Kharge

Speaking to reporters outside Parliament, Kharge said the promises made by the BJP in this budget are mere poll sops and “jumlas”, which will not be fulfilled as the BJP has a mandate to rule only till May this year
“This is all being done for elections. I directly charge them of paying bribe to voters,” Mallikarjun Kharge alleged.(Sonu Mehta / Hindustan Times)
“This is all being done for elections. I directly charge them of paying bribe to voters,” Mallikarjun Kharge alleged.(Sonu Mehta / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 03:49 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Presss Trust of India

‘Given elections, focus will be to woo voters’: Realtors give up on budget

The realty industry is not expecting much from the interim budget being presented Friday saying given the elections the entire exercise will be to woo the voters.
The industry still hopes getting infrastructure status to the real estate in the budget announcement.(HT Photo)
The industry still hopes getting infrastructure status to the real estate in the budget announcement.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 01:16 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

TDP deleting voters from lists in Andhra, YSR Congress complains to CEO

YSR Congress leaders also met director general of police RP Thakur in his chambers at Mangalagiri later seeking action against those behind the fraud and the release of his party workers.
The Yuvajana Sramika Rytu Congress (YSRC) of Jaganmohan Reddy accused Andhra Pradesh’s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of tampering electoral lists to delete voters belonging to opposition parties.(AP FILE PHOTO)
The Yuvajana Sramika Rytu Congress (YSRC) of Jaganmohan Reddy accused Andhra Pradesh’s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of tampering electoral lists to delete voters belonging to opposition parties.(AP FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 05:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By Gali Nagaraja

Final voters’ list out: 1.36 crore Delhi residents to vote in Lok Sabha polls

Updated voters’ list: Data provided by chief electoral officer shows 7.78% rise in number of voters from 2014 general elections
The statement said the gender ratio of electors in the final roll has increased to 812 as compared to 808 in the final roll published on January 10 last year.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
The statement said the gender ratio of electors in the final roll has increased to 812 as compared to 808 in the final roll published on January 10 last year.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 12:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Here is a list of pre-poll sops Modi govt is giving less well-off voters

The Narendra Modi government has recently announced a series of measures to try to win over farmers, small business owners and the less well-off, after the ruling party suffered setbacks in state elections and with a general election due in months.
A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and drapes himself with flags of BJP's symbol at a traffic signal in Bhopal.(REUTERS)
A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and drapes himself with flags of BJP's symbol at a traffic signal in Bhopal.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 05:27 PM IST
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NEW DELHI | By Reuters

Hindutva finds few takers among floating voters

The process of consolidation of the floating voter behind the Congress began in the 2017 Gujarat elections when the party crossed 40% vote share for the first time since 1985. A reverse consolidation against the BJP suggests that a Hindutva push might not be having the desired impact on voters from the BJP’s perspective.
After its electoral setbacks in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking for ways to bounce back in 2019.(Bloomberg)
After its electoral setbacks in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking for ways to bounce back in 2019.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jan 10, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Government plans to link voters’ ID to DigiLocker

The DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform for issuing, storing and verifying documents and certificates.
The government is working on a plan that would allow citizens to vote, and also take subsidised ration without physically carrying their voters’ ID or ration cards, by linking these services to DigiLocker, said an official(PTI/ Representative Image)
The government is working on a plan that would allow citizens to vote, and also take subsidised ration without physically carrying their voters’ ID or ration cards, by linking these services to DigiLocker, said an official(PTI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 05:20 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Rajeev Jayaswal

Grill netas before casting your vote

Many voters don’t fulfil this responsibility, making politicians power-drunk instead of accountable.
Don’t you feel that the voters of the five states where assembly elections were held in November-December have in fact heralded a change?(AFP)
Don’t you feel that the voters of the five states where assembly elections were held in November-December have in fact heralded a change?(AFP)
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 07:26 AM IST
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By Shashi Shekhar

Polls 2019: Parties disconnected, voters disengaged

The general election in April-May 2014 saw 55% voter turnout; it was a record of sorts where turnout percentages in national, state and especially local elections have generally hovered around 40%.
Picture for representation only.(HT PHOTO)
Picture for representation only.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 02, 2019 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar

EC asks voters to walk last mile as 2019 poll deadline nears

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is getting ready to publish final electoral rolls on January 21, as it prepares for the Lok Sabha polls to be held this summer, and it wants voters to ensure that their names are in the voting lists of their respective constituencies.
Voters wait in line outside a polling station. Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Voters wait in line outside a polling station. Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Jan 02, 2019 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Time, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges BJP’s national women meet to reach out to first-time voters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the government’s commitment to end the Triple Talaq tradition in the Muslim community.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP women's wing leaders during their National Convention, in Ahmedabad on December 22.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP women's wing leaders during their National Convention, in Ahmedabad on December 22.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 10:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gandhinagar | By HT Correspondent

How the Indian voter has changed in recent years

Which way the Indian voter will swing and what would drive their choices? In recent years, the Indian voter has flummoxed pollsters, journalists, and even the most seasoned political observers. Gone are simple tropes and stereotypes about voters who only care about their ascriptive identities (read caste, region and religion) and exchanged their votes for some cash and alcohol. This election affirmed that the voter exhibits carefully reasoned political preferences, weighing complex issues of jobs, inflation, and agriculture
In the past few decades, both India and its voters have undergone profound changes.(PTI)
In the past few decades, both India and its voters have undergone profound changes.(PTI)
Published on Dec 16, 2018 06:41 PM IST
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By Neelanjan Sircar and Rahul Verma

Voters’ names being deleted, alleges UPCC

The Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee has accused the Yogi Adityanath government of playing with electoral rolls and deleting names of voters of a community, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Uttar Pradesh Congress media coordinator Rajiv Buxi said the staff associated with the exercise of revision of electoral rolls was being pressured for political gains.(Representative image)
Uttar Pradesh Congress media coordinator Rajiv Buxi said the staff associated with the exercise of revision of electoral rolls was being pressured for political gains.(Representative image)
Published on Nov 29, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Thane district records 2 lakh newly registered voters in three months

Increasing migratory population one of the reasons for the district to top new registrations in state
In Thane, the numbers increase when the revised registrations are added, bringing it to a total of over 3 lakh voters who have filled the forms from the district.(HT FILE)
In Thane, the numbers increase when the revised registrations are added, bringing it to a total of over 3 lakh voters who have filled the forms from the district.(HT FILE)
Published on Nov 16, 2018 01:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ankita Menon, Thane

Renaming Uttar Pradesh cities a ‘lollipop’ from BJP to lure voters: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena said Saturday the renaming of cities in Uttar Pradesh by chief minister Yogi Adityanath was a “lollipop” to lure voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year. The party, in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, also slammed the chief minister over his announcement about the construction of a statue of Lord Ram.
The Shiv Sena said Saturday the renaming of cities in Uttar Pradesh by chief minister Yogi Adityanath was a “lollipop” to lure voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year.(HT File Photo)
The Shiv Sena said Saturday the renaming of cities in Uttar Pradesh by chief minister Yogi Adityanath was a “lollipop” to lure voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2018 11:51 PM IST
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Bigg Boss 12 elimination poll results: Voters want Urvashi Vani out of the show

S Sreesanth may be the most controversial participant of the ongoing Bigg Boss 12, but in this week’s Weekend Ka Vaar, voters want Urvashi Vani kicked out. See the poll results here.
Voters want Urvashi Vani out of Bigg Boss 12.
Voters want Urvashi Vani out of Bigg Boss 12.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 02:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Snake and ladders game organised in Rajasthan’s Barmer to motivate voters

Climbing the ladder meant the voter ensured registration in electoral rolls, cast their vote, generated awareness among other people, and helped the aged or specially-abled people in the voting process.
Women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 08:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani

Voters in assembly polls must not get distracted

They should look beyond the ideological opium peddled during the election season
Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath. The Congress has promised to open a gaushala (cow shelter) in every block of the state, on the eve of elections(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath. The Congress has promised to open a gaushala (cow shelter) in every block of the state, on the eve of elections(PTI)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 01:20 PM IST
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Congress to continue efforts to detect fake voters in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesperson JP Dhanopia said as per their assessment, there were at least 56 lakh fake voters in the state.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath take an oath for cleaning Narmada during Maha Aarti at Gawari Ghat in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.(Mujeeb Faruqui / Hindustan Times)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath take an oath for cleaning Narmada during Maha Aarti at Gawari Ghat in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.(Mujeeb Faruqui / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 08:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan &Shruti Tomar

J-K civic polls: Heavy turnout in Jammu, Ladakh; most voters stay away in Kashmir Valley

Voting was held in the first of four-phased polling to urban local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
Jammu: Security persoonel stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes for muncipal elections in Ranbir Singh Pura near Jammu, Monday, Oct 8, 2018. (PTI Photo) (PTI10_8_2018_000026B)(PTI)
Jammu: Security persoonel stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes for muncipal elections in Ranbir Singh Pura near Jammu, Monday, Oct 8, 2018. (PTI Photo) (PTI10_8_2018_000026B)(PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 07:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu/Srinagar | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria

J&K civic election: Brisk polling in Muslim-dominated areas of Jammu, voters lash out at NC, PDP

By 1 pm Jammu had recorded 43.4 percent polling, Poonch 63.5 percent and Rajouri 67.7 percent.
People wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during municipal elections in Jammu, on Monday.(PTI)
People wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during municipal elections in Jammu, on Monday.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 03:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria

PU polls: NSUI organises Kasauli trip, SOI alliance hosts party to woo voters

According to the information, majority of the students were freshers. Students’ Organisation of India (SOI) alliance also reportedly hosted a party for the students of UIET and UICET at a club in the city.
Students boarding a bus from Sector 15, Chandigarh, for Kasuali trip, organised by the NSUI, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Students boarding a bus from Sector 15, Chandigarh, for Kasuali trip, organised by the NSUI, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh

Madhya Pradesh Congress files complaint with state EC over ‘fake voters’ in list

Adelegation of Congress leaders headed by JP Dhanopia and Manoj Shukla complained to state chief electoral officer VL Kantha Rao that the booth-level officers who were involved in the irregularities were not entertaining complaints regarding fake voters.
Summary revision of voters’ lists conducted by state chief electoral officer in May and June this year suggested that the number of voters had come down to 4.94 crore from 5.07 crore.(PTI file photo)
Summary revision of voters’ lists conducted by state chief electoral officer in May and June this year suggested that the number of voters had come down to 4.94 crore from 5.07 crore.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 08:06 PM IST
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Bhopal | By Ranjan

Facebook identifies new campaign to mislead voters ahead of US congressional polls

Facebook Inc has identified a new coordinated political influence campaign to mislead users and organise rallies ahead of November’s US congressional elections, taking down dozens of fake accounts on its site, the company said on Tuesday.
A Russian propaganda arm tried to tamper in the 2016 US election by posting and buying ads on Facebook, according to Facebook and US intelligence agencies.(AFP/Photo for representation)
A Russian propaganda arm tried to tamper in the 2016 US election by posting and buying ads on Facebook, according to Facebook and US intelligence agencies.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 10:34 AM IST
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Maharashtra legislative council polls: All political parties playing for ego, none for voters

Although the MNS and the Shiv Sena have similar DNA that, however, has not been the case with the Sena which has held the graduates’ seat for three decades
Shiv Sena chairperson Uddhav Thackeray.(HT Photo)
Shiv Sena chairperson Uddhav Thackeray.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 20, 2018 12:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan

Election Commission rejects Congress claim of ‘fake voters’ in Madhya Pradesh

EC says it is leaving no stone unturned to ensure error-free voter lists, slams political parties for creating undue controversies.
People queue up to cast their votes in Bengaluru during the recent Karnataka assembly elections. Madhya Pradesh goes to the polls later this year.(PTI File)
People queue up to cast their votes in Bengaluru during the recent Karnataka assembly elections. Madhya Pradesh goes to the polls later this year.(PTI File)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 04:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Wagholi residents allege 4,000 new voters still unregistered

The association claims that while most of the new applicants have filled the necessary forms and submitted all authentic and bona fide documents to the election office, their names have still not been included on the voters’ lists.
The Wagholi housing society association has filed a complaint with the Pune district election officer stating that as many as 4,000 urban residential voters of different societies are being denied voting rights due to the non-inclusion of their names on the voters’ lists.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
The Wagholi housing society association has filed a complaint with the Pune district election officer stating that as many as 4,000 urban residential voters of different societies are being denied voting rights due to the non-inclusion of their names on the voters’ lists.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar, Pune

Thane district voters face ultimatum to submit photo by June 20

The election commission has claimed that the figure is the highest among all districts in Maharashtra
The district authorities will begin the deletion process after June 20.(Representational photo)
The district authorities will begin the deletion process after June 20.(Representational photo)
Updated on May 17, 2018 01:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane

To woo voters, Rajasthan government announces free power connections

The government will provide free connections under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Scheme.
A woman works in a field in Shekhawati area in Rajasthan. The move will benefit around 15 lakh families in the state.(HT Photo)
A woman works in a field in Shekhawati area in Rajasthan. The move will benefit around 15 lakh families in the state.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani, Barmer
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