- Sweetshop owners in Punjab ready for post-result bash(19:04)
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) With a majority of exit polls predicting a victory for the Congress in Punjab in the Lok Sabha polls, sweetshop owners in the state are gearing up for celebrations on Thursday by preparing 'laddoos' for their political clients.
- Over 4,600 centenarians cast votes in Punjab(20:24)
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Over 4,600 centenarians exercised their franchise for Punjab's 13 parliamentary seats and they also comprised one transgender, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Tuesday.
- Shimla remains infamous for low voting percentage(10:40)
BY VISHAL GULATI
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) While Himachal Pradesh registered 72.25 per cent polling in the recently-concluded general elections, 7.80 per cent higher than the 64.45 per cent witnessed in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, voting in Shimla was 64.01 per cent -- the lowest among towns in the state.
- Maharashtra 'Satta Bazaar' bookies thrilled with exit polls(23:00)
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) After the seventh and final phase of the 17th Lok Sabha polls ended on Sunday, the unofficial 'Satta Bazaar' here had bookies and punters in a tizzy with the predictions made in exit polls which were declared tonight largely favouring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP's win.
- 102-year-old voter casts ballot in Himachal(12:26)
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the 1951-52 general elections which were the country's first, cast his ballot on Sunday at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect four members of Parliament from Himachal
- Vote for peace: Punjab CM(10:16)
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to voters to vote for peace as 59 constituencies went to poll in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections.
- Nitish, Manjhi cast votes(09:14)
Patna, May 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi cast their votes in Patna on Sunday.
- Your vote is precious, says Anupam Kher(08:18)
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday appealed to voters here to exercise their franchise as Chandigarh went to polls in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.