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Not all booths had ramps 18.4.2014 Hindu: Home
Wheelchair-bound persons lifted and taken into booths
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Reporter's diary 18.4.2014 Hindu: Home
“Just one cap please” Supporters of the Aam Admi Party (AAP) are easily recognisable because of their trademark caps. At a polling booth in Basavanagar, AAP supporters were handlin...
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Writers, actors brave heat to vote 17.4.2014 deccanherald.com
Many well-known faces went out in the hot sun to cast their votes in the City on Thursday. Among them was 101-year-old writer and lexicographer G Venkatasubbaiah, who exercised his franchise at a polling station in Jayanagar 7th Block. Speaking with Deccan Herald, Venkatasubbaiah said: "I have been voting since 1952, which was when the first general elections were held. I have voted for the parliamentary, Assembly as well as corporation elections. "Having voted this year too, I can say that the arrangements have been very good and elaborate, and the EC methodology is quite flawless. The crowd was controlled well. The officials even made me sit inside a room when I went to vote along with my son. I am confident that the candidate I voted for will emerge out to be the best." Other prominent people from world of literature who cast their votes included Jnanpith awardees U R Ananthamurthy, who voted in Sadashivanagar, and Chandrashekara Kambara in Katriguppe. The wife of the late Kannada thespian Dr ...
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‘In TN, contest is only between DMK and AIADMK’ 17.4.2014 HBL: Home
DMK will have a role in identifying the next Prime Minister, says party leader MK Stalin
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In Karnataka, big guns battle it out (Cached) 17.4.2014 NDTV National
All 28 seats in Karnataka voted on Thursday - in a battle that has put pressure on state units of both the BJP and the Congress. And some of the contests, like the one in Bangalore South, have ...
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Moderate to High Turnout in 5th phase of LS Poll 17.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
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As many as 7 people die during polling in Karnataka (Cached) 17.4.2014 New Kerala: Karnataka
Bangalore, Apr 17 ( UNI) As many as seven people, including two polling personnel, died during election to 28 Lok Sabha seats held today in Karnataka.
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Intoxicated man destroys voting machine (Cached) 17.4.2014 TOI: Cities
booth, threw the electronic machine down while pressing the button.
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Bangalore fails to come out and vote at large, only 50 per cent voting (Cached) 17.4.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Bangalore has once again lived up to its dubious image of low turn out city.
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Braving age and voting 17.4.2014 Hindu: National
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The high-speed trains are coming 17.4.2014 HBL: Home
With private participation, we can whizz along key metro corridors
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Lok Sabha Elections: How does 'tech-capital' Bangalore get only 35% voters, when violence hit Jharkhand stuns with 62%? (Cached) 17.4.2014 DNA: India
India has a strange pattern of voter-turnouts and Lok Sabha elections of 2014 are no different either.  While a well developed metropolitan city like Bangalore saw a voter turnout of just 12% till noon, other states such as Manipur and Jharkhand had a strong voter turn-out with 71% (5 pm) and 55%. (3 pm) This was ironic as many Maoist attacks and militant problems were reported from Jharkhand and Manipur while Bangalore has no issues as such.   In Chhattisgarh's three Lok Sabha constituencies 40% voting took place till 2 pm Thursday, marking the second phase of polling in the state.  40% voters in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh had cast their votes till 2pm while a similar number was recorded in the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh.  Madhya Pradesh had a total voter turn-out of 52% which is much higher than Bangalore's 35% turn-out. till 5 pm in the evening.  Also read:  Despite Maoist violence, polling begins for six seats in Jharkhand Many voters  turned out in huge numbers ...
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Bangalore fails come out and vote at large, less than 50 per cent voting (Cached) 17.4.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
India's IT city Bangalore has once again lived up to its dubious image of low turn out city. Despite the efforts made by the EC and other NGOs, the voting percentage did not even touch 55 per cent.
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Lok Sabha Elections: How does 'tech-capital' Bangalore get only 35% voters, when violence hit Jharkhand stuns with 71%? (Cached) 17.4.2014 DNA: Mumbai
India has a strange pattern of voter-turnouts and Lok Sabha elections of 2014 are no different either.  While a well developed metropolitan city like Bangalore saw a voter turnout of just 12% till noon, other states such as Manipur and Jharkhand had a strong voter turn-out with 71% (5 pm) and 55%. (3 pm) This was ironic as many Maoist attacks and militant problems were reported from Jharkhand and Manipur while Bangalore has no issues as such.   In Chhattisgarh's three Lok Sabha constituencies 40% voting took place till 2 pm Thursday, marking the second phase of polling in the state.  40% voters in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh had cast their votes till 2pm while a similar number was recorded in the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh.  Madhya Pradesh had a total voter turn-out of 52% which is much higher than Bangalore's 35% turn-out. till 5 pm in the evening.  Also read:  Despite Maoist violence, polling begins for six seats in Jharkhand Many voters  turned out in huge numbers ...
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33.13% polling in Karnataka till 1 pm 17.4.2014 HBL: Home
Parts of Bangalore South parliamentary constituency, where BJP leader Ananth Kumar is pitted against Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI chief, saw huge crowds outside polling booths.
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Overwhelmed by voters response in Bangalore Nilekani (Cached) 17.4.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Nilekani cofounder of outsourcing giant Infosys is battling for a seat for the ruling Congress party in the southern city of Bangalore the countrys IT hub for giants such as Microsoft and ...
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AAP alleges assault on its workers by Congress supporters (Cached) 17.4.2014 Zee News : States
AAP today alleged that four of its workers were assaulted by supporters of Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar during voting near Ramanagar in Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency, where his brother is the Congress candidate.
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Lok Sabha Elections LIVE – Brisk polling in 12 states; 70% in Bengal, 51% in Odisha till 3 pm (Cached) 17.4.2014 Zee News : India National
37.46% voting recorded in Rajasthan, 51% in Odisha, 33% in Bihar and 30% in MP till 2 pm.
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Bangalore wants Development, BJP will Win: Ananth Kumar 17.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
The people of Bangalore want development and will vote for the BJP, Ananth Kumar, the party candidate from Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat, said here Thursday.
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AAP Alleges Assault on Its Workers by Congress Supporters 17.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
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