Tag: EVM

Bihar Assembly polls: EC sending another batch of e-roll auditors today

Bihar Assembly polls: EC sending another batch of e-roll auditors today

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: To ensure error free electoral rolls in Bihar, the Election Commission is sending another batch of e-roll auditors to the state on Monday. The e-roll auditors are part of the newly-set up Regulatory Audit Division which has been mandated to detect specific instances of non-adherence of EC guidelines or legal provisions to be followed by the […]

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EC special teams in Bihar on Monday to check electoral rolls

EC special teams in Bihar on Monday to check electoral rolls

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: With assembly elections in Bihar likely to be held later this year, the Election Commission is dispatching four special teams of ‘auditors’ to the state on Monday for weeding out duplicate entries from electoral rolls. The four teams comprising six officers each are part of the Commission’s newly-set up Regulatory Audit Division and […]

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Bihar’s gangsters, their wives in the fray in Lok Sabha elections

Bihar’s gangsters, their wives in the fray in Lok Sabha elections

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even as the Election Commission tries its best to clean up the electoral system, the reality remains that contesting elections involve a lot of money and manpower. With winnnability being the main criteria, all parties give probity a go bye and go for candidates who are not only flush with funds but can be useful […]

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15 per cent polling in first three hours on seven Bihar seats

15 per cent polling in first three hours on seven Bihar seats

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around 15 per cent polling was recorded in the first three hours in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar where voting is on today in the third phase. There was report of delay in polling in 20 booths in Katihar due to problems in EVM machines, election office sources said. In Purnea, an elderly woman who was […]

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Repoll in 25 polling stations of Bihar to be held tomorrow

Repoll in 25 polling stations of Bihar to be held tomorrow

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Repoll in 25 polling booths under Munger and Pataliputra parliamentary constituencies will be held tomorrow, a poll panel official said today. The repoll will be held in 12 polling stations in Jamalpur (4), Suryagraha (4), Lakhisarai (3) and Barh (1) assembly segments under Munger parliamentary constituency and 13 polling stations in Danapur (1), Maner […]

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EC officials recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Bihar

EC officials recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Bihar

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Election officials today recommended repoll at 25 polling stations in Patliputra and Munger Lok Sabha constituency which had gone to polls on April 17.Of the 25 polling stations, 13 are in Patliputra and 12 are in Munger constituency, official sources said.The Election Commission (EC) will inform about the repoll date later. There will be no repoll where […]

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Many Bihar voters in dilemma: NOTA or AAP?

Many Bihar voters in dilemma: NOTA or AAP?

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patan: ‘NOTA’ (none of the above) is the buzzword everyone is curious about. Be it a commoner, a politician, a social activist or officials, they are interested in seeing how much the new button on the electronic voting machine, if at all, will change the dynamics of electoral politics in our country. Like NOTA, another […]

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3.5L polling staff in Bihar to vote through postal ballot or election duty certificate

3.5L polling staff in Bihar to vote through postal ballot or election duty certificate

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Over 3.5 lakh people, who have been engaged in poll duty in Bihar, would vote through either an election duty certificate (EDC) or a postal ballot. “As per the Election Commission (EC) guidelines, in case the polling personnel are put on election duty in the same constituency in which they are enrolled as voters, […]

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Muslims of Bihar for tactical voting

Muslims of Bihar for tactical voting

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Abdul Sattar rolls ‘bidi’ in a dingy lane of Muslim-dominated Shahganj locality from early morning till dusk, like many of his family members. But this 43-year old father of three has been taking time off to go to the polling station and cast his vote without fail for the past 24 years. Earlier, party […]

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