Bengaluru logs lacklustre polling in second round of polling

Voters turnout at the end of polling today for the 16 Lok Sabha Elections in Karnataka stood at 67.67 percent till 6 p.m. according to the Election Commission. Four constituencies that went to polls in Bengaluru city recorded a voter turnout of 54.35 percent till the end of voting. Bengaluru’s four constituencies – North, South, […]

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Bharat Scouts Students Help the Disabled

By Lanka Samanth & Ajay Ramanathan Students from the Bharat Scouts of Kodandarampura BBMP School are helping the physically handicapped and senior citizens to cast their vote at Malleswaram Ladies Association Charitable and Education Trust polling booths. Even though the scouts are not eligible to vote, they say that they are proud to be a […]

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Voter Turnout: Bangalore Rural Parliament constituency

Bangalore Rural constituency saw a voter turnout of 32.36 per cent till 1 pm on Thursday, 18th April, 2019. A few voters spoke to the NewsNet team about the various issues that have been concerning them in their constituency. Water shortage has hit the city, said Chandana R, a second time voter. “The next government […]

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Queue-one app de-queued; lack of awareness about app leads to pilots failure

Queueone app, a mobile application introduced by the Election Commission as part of a pilot project in  Polling Station (PS) No. 118 in BTM Layout has not seen many takers among voters. The app helps voters book a time-slot when they can arrive at their PS and cast their ballot. The app helps the voters […]

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Voter Turnout: Bangalore South Parliament constituency

As of 1.pm on Thursday, 18th April, 2019,  voter turnout in Bangalore South Constituency was 30.70 per cent, according to updates by the Election Commission. A few voters spoke to the NewsNet team about the various issues that have been concerning them in their constituency. In certain assembly constituencies in Bangalore South, voters names have […]

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Voter Turnout: Bangalore Central Parliament constituency

Till 1 p.m. on Thursday, 28.65% per cent of the electorate turned up to vote in the Bengaluru Central Parliamentary constituency. A few voters, after casting their votes, talked to the NewsNet team about the issues which they felt were the most pertinent in this election season. Prateek Desai, a resident of Malleshwaram said, ‘I […]

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Students help election commission

College students from BMS Institute and St. Joseph’s work towards conducting a peaceful election in Shantinagar. This is being done under the supervision of Mirza Mohammed Ismail, central division warden in Karnataka Civil Corp. Around 500 students have participated in the program and they go about different polling booths to check if the elections are […]

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