The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member state assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition Grand Alliance
11 Nov 2020 3:01 PM
The highest number of Nota votes — 6,155 — was logged in Danta in north Gujarat.
23 Apr 2019 12:41 AM
The decision was taken owing to the inability of present EVM models to be used for such a large number of candidates.
01 Apr 2019 12:08 PM
According to Election Commission's website, NOTA votes ranged as high as 2.1 per cent in Chhattisgarh to 0.5 per cent in Mizoram.
11 Dec 2018 7:10 PM
SC sets aside Election Commission's notification allowing NOTA option in the ballot papers for Rajya Sabha polls.
21 Aug 2018 12:23 PM
KK Venugopal said, if a person is voting against the interest of the party, action could be taken against him.
31 Jul 2018 6:20 AM
In case of Gujarat elections, the NOTA vote share was higher than that of any party other than the Congress and the BJP.
19 Dec 2017 4:31 PM
In any event, the use of Nota cannot be made applicable without the necessary amendments in the Act and Rules.
05 Aug 2017 12:19 AM
The Nota option was on the ballot in many Rajya Sabha elections, but most parties, including the BJP, found no reason to object.
05 Aug 2017 12:06 AM
In case of cross-voting, the anti-defection law disqualifies an MLA, but the use of Nota, however, does not invite automatic disqualification.
04 Aug 2017 1:18 AM
The apex court however, agreed to examine constitutional validity of EC's notification to give an option of NOTA in elections.
03 Aug 2017 11:55 AM
The BJP is of the view that since parties issue a whip for Rajya Sabha polls, Nota option goes 'against the nature of the whip.'
03 Aug 2017 12:59 AM
Four candidates are in the fray for three Rajya Sabha seats to which the election will take place on August 8.
02 Aug 2017 12:15 PM
Out of the total 1,32,10,206 eligible voters, 73,15,915 are men, 58,93,418 are women and 793 voters are in the other category.
17 Apr 2017 2:42 AM
Caste is a reality in our social life and politics is merely a reflection of our society.
08 Jan 2017 3:33 AM