Tag: Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Trust level down, cash is King
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Trust level down, cash is King

By T.J.S. George The wonder that is Indian elections is losing some of its wonderness.  Statistically, of course, it remains a marvel — 880 million voters (total US population is 328 million), 11 million election workers, 2 million voting machines, 2,300 registered parties.  But the pride we had in the honourableness of the process has…

In Dance of Democracy, Mandya is Super Star
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In Dance of Democracy, Mandya is Super Star

Thousands of women from hinterlands push up voter turnout to a surprise 80.23% !!! Mandya: The first phase of polling in 14 Constituencies of Karnataka went off peacefully and yet again, Mandya was the most-watched contest and in the test of democracy, the Constituency passed with flying colours. True to its top billing, Mandya, where…

Skaters sensitise voters on polling day in city
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Skaters sensitise voters on polling day in city

In a novel way of creating voter awareness on compulsory voting, some spirited youths of the city took to skating on Thursday to sensitise the electorate on the importance of voting. The youths went on a skating-spree passing through Siddartha Layout, Nazarbad, Town Hall, MMC&RI, Shivarampet, JLB Road, Ursu Boarding School, DC office and other…

Deleted names disappoint voters  in Mysuru
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Deleted names disappoint voters in Mysuru

Mysuru: In spite of the relentless efforts of the Election Commission and the District Administration to enhance poll percentage, there was a flip side too as there were reports about many enthusiastic voters returning disappointed after finding their names deleted from the list. Nagesh and Jayalakshmi, residents of CFTRI Employees Layout, Bogadi, R. Vijayakumar, a…

Mandya records 80.23% voting by 8 pm
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Mandya records 80.23% voting by 8 pm

Mandya: Barring minor incidents of poll clash in few pockets, brisk and peaceful polling was reported in all the 2,046 polling booths in the high-voltage Mandya constituency due to the contest of high-profile candidates, from this morning. The constituency, which has eight Assembly segments, recorded 80.23 percent of voting by 8 pm. According to Assembly…

Peaceful Polling at Chamarajanagar
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Peaceful Polling at Chamarajanagar

Chamarajanagar: Voting began on a moderate to brisk note this morning in all the 2,005 polling booths across Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency. Polling was by large peaceful at all the eight Assembly segments of the constituency — Chamarajanagar, Hanur, Kollegal and Gundlupet of Chamarajanagar district and Varuna, Nanjangud,  H.D. Kote and T. Narasipur of Mysuru…

Exclusively decorated ‘Sakhi’ booth
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Exclusively decorated ‘Sakhi’ booth

Hunsur: The Women’s Pre-University College in the town has been designated as ‘Sakhi’ polling booth for the Lok Sabha elections in Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency which is totally manned by women and exclusively decorated. Vehicles have been arranged to bring the aged and disabled voters to the booth. A selfie zone is also set up in the…

Walking buddy…
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Walking buddy…

The above photograph taken by SOM photographer shows Pomeranian pet named ‘Sonu’ accompanying its master Kumar after polling. It is learnt Kumar has trained Sonu to carry a hand bag and accompany him everyday to buy milk and vegetables. This morning Sonu accompanied Kumar to the polling booth and waited with the hand bag in…

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