64% turnout registered in Chandigarh

64% turnout registered in Chandigarh

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

About 64 per cent voter turnout was registered in Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat where polling remained peaceful on Sunday. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Chandigarh had witnessed poll percentage of 73.71. “The voting began sluggishly in Chandigarh on Sunday morning but picked up as the day wore on, recording 63.57 per cent...


Sunday, 19 May 2019 | PNS

49 electors to vote at world's highest polling booth Shimla: The world’s highest polling station in Tashigang village of Himachal Pradesh’s tribal Lahaul and Spiti district is all set for action on Sunday, ready to receive its 49 registered voters. The Tashigang polling station is situated at a height of 15,256...

Punjab to decide fate of Badals, Union Ministers

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

The fate of Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, actor turned politician Sunny Deol, two Union Ministers—Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri—along with 274 other candidates in Punjab will be decided on Sunday, the final phase of seven-phase Lok Sabha polls.  Polling will be held from 7 am to...

Over 6 lakh voters to seal fate of 36 candidates

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

As many as 6.46 lakh electors will seal the fate of 36 candidates on Chandigarh’s lone Lok Sabha seat, going to polling on Sunday. The Bharatiya Janta Party’s candidate and outgoing MP Kirron Kher is pitted against Congress’ former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, Aam Aadmi Party’s nominee Harmohan Dhawan, a former...

BSNL to launch 4G services soon

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Government owned telecom company BSNL will soon launch 4G services in Gunla, Simdega, Lohardaga, Latehar, Garhwa and Palamu districts. Since the new service is launched with latest technology the consumers need to replace their 3G SIM cards free of cost with 4G SIM cards. They will not have to pay for...

Campaigning ends in high-voltage Punjab

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Loudspeakers fell silent as the month-long high-octane campaigning in Punjab ended on Friday evening for the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the State which goes to polls on Sunday. Making a final pitch to woo voters on the last day of campaigning for seventh and the last phase of 2019 general...

Stop daydreaming, Punjab CM asks Akali Dal chief

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Deriding Sukhbir Singh Badal's efforts to turn the Lok Sabha elections into a battle for supremacy in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged the Akali Dal President to stop daydreaming of getting back into the seat of power in the state. The Chief Minister was reacting to...

Sidhu-Capt face-off intensifies

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the top leaders of SAD and the Congress of playing a friendly match for succeeding in Bathinda and Patiala constituencies, his words on Friday virtually found an echo in Congress star campaigner Navjot Singh Sidhu’s...

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Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer