Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday ordered repolling in 17 voting centres in Andhra Pradesh's Mahbubnagar district following incidents of violence.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 2:29:20 PM
Patna, April 16 (IANS) A voter turnout of over 30 percent was recorded in Bihar in the first six hours of polling for the first phase of general elections under way in 13 of the state's 40 Lok Sabha constituencies Thursday, even as Maoists attacked polling stations in Gaya district and killed two securitymen.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 2:23:12 PM
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Maharashtra's 13 Lok Sabha constituencies notched a low turnout of 17.14 percent till 11 a.m. Thursday, officials said. Polling has been peaceful barring a pre-dawn attack by Maoists that was foiled by security personnel.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:42:57 PM
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi's undertaking to Etah jail authorities that he will not make inflammatory speeches during his parole is 'virtual admission' of having made hate speeches in the past.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:33:13 PM
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered 'forthwith release' of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi for two weeks to enable him to file his nomination for Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency and campaign for the polls.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:25:11 PM
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) In the face of the mounting attacks by Maoists, the Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday issued an advisory to its troops in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Orissa, a top paramilitary force official said.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:24:41 PM
Ranchi, April 16 (IANS) Maoists abducted four polling officials and killed nine people in a landmine blast Thursday in Latehar district of Jharkhand as the rebels went on a spree of violence to disrupt the first phase of elections, police said.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:20:03 PM
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) An estimated 25 percent voters of Chhattisgarh's 15.4 million voters exercised their franchise by 12.30 p.m. Thursday in the state's 11 Lok Sabha seats amid violence by Maoists who killed five polling staff and a securityman.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:15:21 PM
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) An estimated 17 percent of the voters exercised their franchise by around noon Thursday in the 16 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh going to the polls, officials said.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:13:24 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala is headed for good turnout in the Lok Sabha elections with the first three hours of polling recording 20 percent people casting their votes Thursday, officials said. In the 2004 Lok Sabha polls the state recorded 71.45 percent turnout.
Thursday, April 16, 2009 12:49:48 PM
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