The Karnataka Assembly elections for 224 assembly seats started at 7 am, at 58,545 polling stations. Approximately 5.30 crore voters will decide the fate of the parties, Congress and BJP, in the fray to form the next government. To win the 2023 elections, the party needs to win a majority of 112 seats. Notably, as per opinion polls, in the elections, the Mallikarjun Kharge led Congress is in lead.
After the BJP, Congress also released its manifesto for the Karnataka Polls, which is scheduled for May 10. In the released manifesto, the opposition party focused on women voters and youths. The big announcements include 200 units of free power to each household, Rs 2,000 to each woman head of the family under the Gruha Lakshmi project and a sum of ₹3,000 for two years to unemployed graduates.
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Tripura is all set for the State Assembly elections on February 16. This time, the state is witnessing a three-cornered fight between, the BJP, the Congress and CPI(M). Approximately 28 lakh voters, including over 13.5 lakh women will decide the fate of 259 candidates in the fray. Voting at 3,337 polling stations started at 7 am and will continue till 4 pm, and results will be announced on March 2.
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Haryana Municipal committees and municipal council elections for 28 and 18 seats respectively are underway on June 19. Scheduled between 7am-6pm, the polling will be held in 1,290 (municipal councils) and 671 stations (municipalities). In addition, 12.60 lakh voters are eligible in municipal councils, and 5.70 lakh in the municipality. Furthermore, over 14,000 polling staff and police were deployed for election security. The election results… read-more
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections are being held on April 22. Elections started in the morning in 57 wards with the participation of 7,96,829 eligible voters. Notably, 197 candidates of the alliance of the BJP-Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Congress are in the fray for the elections in the City. The elections will continue till the evening 6 pm, and the counting of votes will be on April 24.
Polling process for the by-election to the Asansol Lok Sabha seat and the Ballygunge assembly segment kicked off earlier at 7 AM today. A total of 300 voting booths in Ballygunge and 680 booths in Asansol have been identified as being sensitive. There are a total of 17.5 lakh eligible voters in Asansol and Ballygunge combined. The polling ends at 6:30 PM on April 12.
A voter turnout of 67.53% from 38 constituencies was recorded till 3 pm for the first phase of voting in Manipur elections. In addition, Kangpokpi district recorded the highest voters turnout at 76.74%. Moreover, BJP has fielded candidates in all the 38 seats, Congress with 35 contestants, and the rest with 75 seats. Notably, Polling will end at 4 pm and COVID-19 patients can vote between 3-4 pm.
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Uttar Pradesh assembly elections' third phase for 59 assembly seats in 16 districts are underway, on February 20. As many as 2.15 crore people are eligible to cast their votes and decide the fate of 629 candidates in the fray. Notably, the BJP, Congress, AIMIM and SP are in the fray for major seats like Hathras, Lalitpur and Kanpur Nagar. Meanwhile, over 21% voters turnout was reported till 11 am.
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Punjab Assembly elections are underway on February 20. The Election Commission confirmed smooth polling, which started at 8 am, with over 20% voters turnout till 11 am. Notably, 1,304 candidates are in the fray to contest for 117 Assembly seats. The BJP-SAD and Amarinder Singh's new party in alliance are contesting against the Congress and AAP, to win the 2022 elections. 2.14 crore voters will vote at 24,689 polling-stations.
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UP Assembly polls for 58 seats in 11 districts, started on February 10 at 7:00 am and will continue till 6:00 pm. A total of 623 candidates are in the fray to contest the elections. Approximately 2.28 crore voters are going to exercise their franchise today. Notably, the SP, the BJP and the INC are competing. The UP elections are to be held in seven phases, continued till March 7.
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