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#LokSabhaElections2019: Polling Percentage in the fourth phase
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#LokSabhaElections2019: Polling Percentage in the fourth phase

A look at the turnout in each of these states that voted on 29 April

Lok Sabha election 2019: 64% turnout recorded in fourth phase; violence mars polls in West Bengal, Odisha
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Lok Sabha election 2019: 64% turnout recorded in fourth phase; violence mars polls in West Bengal, Odisha

Incidents of violence in West Bengal and Odisha that left a Congress worker dead and EVM glitches were reported in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls which saw 64 per cent turnout in 72 seats across nine states

SII SWASTH IMMUNISED INDIA #KnowYourVaccines
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SII SWASTH IMMUNISED INDIA #KnowYourVaccines

As India goes out and votes this election season to build the health of the nation for the next 5 years, it is equally important for the country to care for the health of its children. Every year around 20 lakh children in our country lose their lives because they miss critical vaccinations despite these vaccinations being free of cost for all children under the age of 5 years in India.

Lok Sabha polls: Voters to decide fate of 945 candidates in 72 seats across nine states in fourth phase
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Lok Sabha polls: Voters to decide fate of 945 candidates in 72 seats across nine states in fourth phase

Across 72 constituencies in nine states, more than 12 crore voters will exercise their franchise on Monday during the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election.

EC orders fresh polling at nine booths in Odisha on 25 April after human error in operating EVMs, VVPATs
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EC orders fresh polling at nine booths in Odisha on 25 April after human error in operating EVMs, VVPATs

EC has ordered fresh polling in nine booths of Odisha where voting was disrupted for various reasons during the second phase of polling

ShareChat takes down 4.8 lakh posts and 54k accounts ahead of Lok Sabha polls
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ShareChat takes down 4.8 lakh posts and 54k accounts ahead of Lok Sabha polls

This was done to ensure that the platform is not misused in any way during the ongoing elections.

Women's representation in Lok Sabha polls: On election-eve, Tamil Nadu's abysmal numbers leave much to be desired
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Women's representation in Lok Sabha polls: On election-eve, Tamil Nadu's abysmal numbers leave much to be desired

The only Indian state with a female Gross Enrolment Ratio at college level of around 41 percent, which is nearly double that of its closest contender, has under eight women running for the 17th Lok Sabha

Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply
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Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply

A whopping 99.8 per cent of donations received by political parties was through electoral bonds of the highest denominations - Rs 10 lakh and Rs one crore - between March 2018 and 24 January, 2019

The Verdict review: Amid Lok Sabha polls, Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala's book unravels complexities of Indian democracy
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The Verdict review: Amid Lok Sabha polls, Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala's book unravels complexities of Indian democracy

From the very first sentence to the last, Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala's The Verdict is a tour-de-force. By plunging us into the very minds of the Indian Voter, this book allows readers to understand Indian elections as an action in the making, always a work in progress.

Lok Sabha elections: EC to implement SC order seeking random EVM-VVPAT slip matching at 20,600 polling stations
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Lok Sabha elections: EC to implement SC order seeking random EVM-VVPAT slip matching at 20,600 polling stations

After the Supreme Court direction to have random matching of EVM results with paper trail machine slips in five polling stations per assembly seat, the exercise will be held in 20,600 of 10.35 lakh polling stations in the Lok Sabha elections

BJP releases Odisha manifesto, promises stringent steps against corruption and mining mafia, welfare schemes for women
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BJP releases Odisha manifesto, promises stringent steps against corruption and mining mafia, welfare schemes for women

Promising a corruption free administration in Odisha, the BJP pledged several welfare schemes for women, farmers and tribals in its election manifesto named Sankalp Patra

In Prannoy Roy's book on India's electoral history, a look at why 'landslides' can be tricky for pollsters to correctly forecast
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In Prannoy Roy's book on India's electoral history, a look at why 'landslides' can be tricky for pollsters to correctly forecast

Published on the eve of India's next general elections, The Verdict by Prannoy Roy and Dorab R Sopariwala uses psephology, original research and as-yet-undisclosed facts to talk about the entire span of India's electoral history from the first elections in 1952.

BJP announces 11 candidates for Odisha Assembly elections, scheduled to be held simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls
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BJP announces 11 candidates for Odisha Assembly elections, scheduled to be held simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls

The BJP announced the names of 11 Assembly election candidates from Odisha, apart from three Lok Sabha candidates

Centre opposes Election Commission's stand in SC on electoral bonds, calls move pioneer step in electoral reforms
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Centre opposes Election Commission's stand in SC on electoral bonds, calls move pioneer step in electoral reforms

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Wednesday said it will hear the pleas challenging the validity of the Centre's decision on issuance of electoral bonds for political funding on 5 April.

India’s poll vault through the years
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India’s poll vault through the years

India’s constitution-makers went fearlessly into a terrain that other democracies took years to explore. Despite a bitter legacy of Partition and rampant illiteracy, all Indians bar none were deemed an equal part of the electorate. However, today, some questions are being raised on the integrity of the poll process under electronic voting machines (EVMs).

342 Model Code of Conduct violations reported on cVIGIL app in Haryana; most complaints from Karnal, Faridabad, Gurugram
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342 Model Code of Conduct violations reported on cVIGIL app in Haryana; most complaints from Karnal, Faridabad, Gurugram

As many as 342 complaints related to violation of Model Code of Conduct have been received on cVIGIL mobile application in Haryana until Sunday

Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India
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Kashmiri teacher Rizwan Pandit's custodial death is neither the first in the Valley, nor a singular event in India

The imagined trauma of a school teacher suffering in a Special Operations Group camp may have stirred civil society once again, yet Rizwan Pandit's is neither the first custodial death in India, nor is it a sudden jolt in a system we believed was very different.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Former judge and IPS officer in Kamal Haasan’s MNM's first list for 21 Tamil Nadu, Puducherry seats
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Former judge and IPS officer in Kamal Haasan’s MNM's first list for 21 Tamil Nadu, Puducherry seats

The first list of 21 candidates was announced by actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam for the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Custodial death of Kashmir teacher Rizwan Pandit likely due to his affiliations with Jamaat-e-Islami, claims family
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Custodial death of Kashmir teacher Rizwan Pandit likely due to his affiliations with Jamaat-e-Islami, claims family

Rizwan Asad Pandit was picked up on Sunday night from his residence in Awantipora for questioning in a "terror case". The local police in Awantipora area of Pulwama had handed him over to the dreaded Special Operations Group, the counter-insurgent group of Kashmir police, where he died on Tuesday