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NE states have voted for all 25 LS seats in region

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:04 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) With the conclusion of the third phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, polling in all the 25 parliamentary constituencies of the eight Northeastern states have been completed, Election Commission (EC) officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Earthquake in Arunachal, no casualties reported

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   11:54 am
Itanagar, April 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said. View More..

66% voter turnout in third phase polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:34 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha polls saw a voter turnout of 66 per cent compared to 69.03 per cent in 2014 with some states such as Odisha and Goa recording lower turnouts and a few others like Bihar witnessing a higher participation. View More..

Over 80% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:56 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 80 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

Assam records 78.52% voting till 5 p.m.

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:26 pm
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) An average 78.52 per cent polling was recorded in Guwahati, Kokrajhar, Dhubri and Barpeta constituencies of Assam in the third phase till 5 p.m. on Tuesday, officials said. View More..

Over 79% voting in incident-free Tripura LS poll (Evening Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   6:28 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 79 per cent of the total 12.5 lakh voters on Tuesday cast their ballots in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

LS polls: Over 50% polling till 3 p.m. in phase 3

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   5:16 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Millions of people came out to vote as over 50 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 3 p.m. across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories. View More..

67% voting in Tripura LS polls (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   4:04 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Over 67 per cent votes were registered till 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the deferred polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency, election officials said. View More..

Central forces influencing Bengal voters towards BJP: Mamata

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   3:12 pm
Arambag (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused Central forces personnel of influencing voters to cast their vote in favour of the BJP and said her Trinamool Congress party haa lodged an "official complaint" with the Election Commission (EC) against the offenders. View More..

37.56% voting in third phase (1 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   2:42 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday saw low to brisk polling till 1 p.m., with West Bengal registering the highest turnout of 52.39 per cent, and Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir the lowest of 9.63 per cent. The overall turnout at 1 p.m has been estimated at 37.56 per cent. View More..

35% voting in Tripura LS polls (2nd Lead) (12 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   12:40 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Around 35 per cent voting was recorded till 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency in Tripura, election officials said. View More..

BJP's Queen Oja votes in Guwahati, confident of win

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:14 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Queen Oja, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency, cast her vote here on Tuesday in Assam's third phase polls, saying she was confident of winning the seat. View More..

Assam votes in 3rd phase Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:52 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Voting for the third phase of polling for the four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, election officials said. View More..

Voting begins in 117 seats in third phase of LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:20 am
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. View More..

McLeod to sell 3 Assam tea gardens for over Rs 150 cr

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:32 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Bulk tea producer, McLeod Russel on Monday said it has executed an agreement with Luxmi Tea Company for sale of three of its tea gardens in Assam at an estimated consideration over Rs 150 crore. View More..

Over 30 seats out of 115 have large number of Muslim voters in 3rd phase

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:04 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Out of the 115 Lok Sabha seats going to polls in the third phase of elections on April 23, over 30 constituencies spread across Assam, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal have substantial Muslim population while Christians have large population in the two seats of Goa and several Kerala constituencies. View More..

Record cash seizure in NE during LS polls, STF set up

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   9:12 pm
Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) The seizure of illegal cash in northeast Indian states has broken all records and the Directorate of Income Tax has set up a Special Task Force (STF) to probe suspicious high value cash deposits and withdrawals in 68 banks in the region, officials said on Monday. View More..

'Avengers...' sells 1 mn advance tickets in India

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   8:12 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Marvel fans are finding themselves in a virtual queue to grab tickets for the highly anticipated superhero film "Avengers: Endgame". BookMyShow has witnessed a record advance ticket sale with one million tickets sold in just over a day. View More..

Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   4:38 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase of seven-phased election. View More..

Multi-tier security cover for Tripura deferred polls

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   3:40 pm
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) With the deployment of an unprecedented number of para-military and state armed forces troopers, a multi-tier security cover is in place for the deferred polls to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Monday. View More..