Articles by Team 101Reporters
May 12, 2019
Lok Sabha Elections Phase 6: Widespread EVM failures anger voters; violence reported from West Bengal, Madhya PradeshThe process of voting in the elections was marred by instances of violence, EVM malfunction and boycotts across the country.
May 06, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 5: Largely peaceful polling marred by EVM malfunctions, poll rigging in several statesThe fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections saw 51 constituencies going to polls across seven states in the country.
Apr 29, 2019
Lok Sabha polls phase 4: EVM glitches derail voting in UP, Odisha; intimidation, proxy voting reported from RajasthanApart from the technical glitches in voting machines, there cases of blatant violation of Model Code of Conduct during the Lok Sabha election's fourth phase.
Apr 23, 2019
Lok Sabha polls 2019: Multiple EVM glitches leave voters vexed as Phase 3 ends; Akhilesh Yadav alleges 'sinister ploy'Citing reports that claimed EC officials were not trained to handle EVMs, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister wondered whether the glitches in voting machines were part of a "larger, sinister ploy".
Apr 11, 2019
Telangana Election 2019: 61% polling till 5 pm; Nizamabad steals show with record 185 candidatesThe first phase of polling began at 7 am for 16 constituencies, except in Nizamabad, where it began at 8 am and concluded at 6 pm. An estimated 60.57 percent of voters cast their ballot till 5 pm in the state.
Apr 02, 2019
Despite crackdown, Pathalgadi movement survives in Jharkhand, may result in low voter turnout in Khunti, Arki, Murhu blocksSeveral of the villages in Jharkhand's Villagers Arki, Murhu, and Khunti blocks which supported the Pathalgadi movement are likely to witness low voter turnout during the Lok Sabha polls for 14 seats in the state
Jan 05, 2019
After Congress claims vindication in National Herald tax case, CBDT withdraws circular that may have helped AJLThe Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Friday withdrew a circular it issued on Monday, which could have led to exoneration of top Congress leaders in the National Herald case.
Dec 13, 2018
Women perform poorly amid little representation in Assembly polls across five states; Mizoram elects no female MLAIn Madhya Pradesh, women's representation in the Assembly has dropped 33%, but Chhattisgarh is the only bright spot in this context, with 12 women in the 90-member House.
Dec 10, 2018
Telangana polls: 2.2 million voters could not cast their ballots; citizens heap criticism on govt via social mediaOn 7 December, reports poured in from Telangana of voters who arrived at their respective polling stations to ultimately not find their names on the voters' list.
Nov 28, 2018
Mizoram Assembly polls: Congress govt faces stiff challenge as issues of prohibition, refugees dominate electionMizoram went to polls on Wednesday with 7.7 lakh names in the electoral rolls, including 3.9 lakh women and 32,545 first-time voters.