Congress Wins SMC Elections With 24 Seats: Himachal Pradesh
The Congress Party won 24 of the 34 Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) wards on Thursday, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won nine and the CPI(M) won one. The counting of votes for Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) wards began today at 10 a.m. The SMC elections held on Tuesday recorded 59% polling, which was 1.2% higher than the 2017 SMC elections. The elections was major drawback for BJP.
Tags: Shimla Municipal Elections, voting, BJP, Congress, Shimla News
Courtesy: Zee News India
Karnataka Assembly Polls On May 10, Results On May 31
The Election Commission of India announced the voting schedule for the Karnataka Assembly elections. As per the ECI, the voting for the 223-Karnataka Assembly seats will be held on May 10, and the results will be announced on May 31. In 2023, The term of the Karnataka Assembly is till May 24 and a total of 5.23 crore electors were eligible to vote and decide fate of the ruling BJP.
Tags: ECI, karnataka assembly elections, BJP, Congress, voting
Courtesy: Indian Express
Supreme Court Announces Verdict In Delhi Mayor Polls Controversy
In a major setback for the Delhi Government, the Supreme Court (SC) restricted nominated members to vote for Mayor and Deputy Mayor elections in Delhi. On February 17, the Apex Court gave the judgement, ending the controversy over the voting for the Delhi Mayor's election. Reviewing the petition, the court also said the election of Mayor need to precede the Deputy Mayor election, notified 24 hours prior.
Tags: Mayor Elections, Delhi Mayor, voting, Supreme Court, judgement
Courtesy: Live Law
Draupadi Murmu Becomes 1st Tribal Woman To Be President of India, Wins Majority
Draupadi Murmu became the first tribal woman to be elected as the 15th President of India on July 21. After rounds of voting, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate won with a huge margin of over 2,161 votes of the value of 5,77,777 against the UPA-candidate Yashwant Sinha, who secured 1058 votes of the value 2,61,062. With this, Draupadi Murmu was the clear winner of the 2022 Presidential… read-more
Tags: Presidential Elections, draupadi murmu, Yashwant Sinha, voting, President of India
Courtesy: The Times of India
Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan Conduct Rajya Sabha Polls For 16 Seats
Four states, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, and Rajasthan, are conducting polls for 16 Rajya Sabha seats, on June 10. The polls started at 9 am-to 4 pm, whereas the counting will begin at 5 pm. To observe smooth polling, the ECI appointed special observers and deployed security including videography of the exercise. Furthermore, approximately 57 Rajya Sabha seats were announced recently and all 41 candidates were elected unopposed.
Tags: rajya sabha elections, Seats, Indian States, voting, Indian Leaders
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Presidential Election of India Scheduled On July 18, Announces ECI
The Election Commission of India announced the dates for the presidential elections of India, on July 18. The Commission Poll Panel conducted a press conference on June 9, and announced the dates. While the elections will be held on July 18, the results will be announced on July 21. Notably, President Ram Nath Kovind's presidential term is to end on July 24.
Tags: Election Commission Of India, Presidential Elections, Ram Nath Kovind, Delhi, voting
Polling For By-Elections Begins in Asansol, Ballygunge Area
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.
Tags: by election, Elections, voting, Voters, Voters Turnout
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
67.53% Voter Turnout Till 3 Pm Amid Violence: Manipur Elections 2022
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.
Tags: politics, Manipur, voting, Candidates, Voters
Courtesy: India Today
Uttarakhand Creates History After 62.5% Population Turn-Out For Voting
Post Assembly elections on February 14, the Uttarakhand CM & BJP leader Pushkar Singh Dhami said that people have created history by voting in such large numbers. "I hope that the new government will work for a golden future of Uttarakhand," Dhami said to ANI. Reportedly, almost 62.5% people have voted in the assembly polls 2022. Moreover, the counting will take place on March 10.
Tags: Uttarkhand, voting, BJP, Pushkar Singh Dhami, Chief Minister
Remote Voting To Be Reality By 2024 Lok Sabha Elections: CEC Arora
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has indicated that the remote voting concept would start from 2024 General Elections. While the EC has already collaborated with IIT-Madras and others explore the concept, it will roll a pilot project in 2-3 months. However, the CEC negated the concept of voting from home and affirmed to use ‘blockchain’ technology in the two-way electronic voting system on recognized IP devices, using dedicated polling… read-more
Tags: voting, CEC Sunil Arora, lok sabha, Elections