Belgaum

Type: City
Name: Belgaum
Country: India
Latitude: 15.86
Longitude: 74.5
population: 428,756
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

Minister changes EVM direction

KOLAR: Belief in Vaastu made six-time MP and Union minister K H Muniyappa contesting from Kolar to change the direction of the EVM at polling booth 230 at Harohalli in Kolar.On seeing the table and EVM facing south, the minister asked his aides to change ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

First-timers travel far to get their thumbs inked

They are motivated by awareness created by social networksVarsha Hosmath, 23, a software professional in a private firm in the City and a first-time voter, was determined to exercise her franchise.It was this determination that saw her board a packed ... [Published Deccan Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Senior citizen, official die in polling stations

Bangalore/BELGAUM: A 65-year-old man collapsed in a polling station in Urdu School, Kengeri, West Bangalore and died, after exercising his franchise.Nanjundappa was a resident of Kengeri who was registered as a voter under the Bangalore North constituency. ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Single phase polling in state sees 65% turnout

Polling for the single-phase elections in the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka was 65 per cent.In 2009 Lok Sabha polls, the average voter turnout was 58.8 per cent.Voting began early on Thursday on a brisk note across all 28 Lok Sabha constituencies ... [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Three officials among nine dead on polling day

Nine persons, including three election officials, died in various parts of the State on the day of polling for the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. Of them, eight died following heart attack, and the other was killed in a road accident.A 52-year-old polling ... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Six struck dead by lightning

, DHNS: Four people were struck dead by lightning in Gadag and one person each died after being struck by lightning in Belgaum and Hassan districts as heavy rains were reported in several parts of the State on Wednesday night and Thursday.Three shepherds ... [Published Deccan Herald - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Single phase polling in Karnataka sees 60% polling

Polling for the single-phase elections in 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka witnessed an average polling of 65 per cent at the close at 6 pm. The political fate of 434 candidates, including 195 independents and 21 women, in all the 28 parliamentary ... [Published Business Standard India - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

26% polling in Karnataka till noon

Press Trust of IndiaBangalore, 17 April: Around 26 per cent of the 4.62 crore electorate have exercised their franchise till around noon in the single-phase polls today in Karnataka, where the ruling Congress and BJP are battling it out in a hot contest ... [Published The Statesman - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Voters in Belgaum have a tough choice ahead

Voters in Belgaum, who have been keenly watching campaigns and assessing the candidature of potential candidates all these days, remained silent but welcomed all those contestants who knocked at their doors. But, as elsewhere, many voters here are still ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Belgaum
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

BJP struggles to hold fort in Mumbai-Karnataka

The BJP , which had proved its dominance in Mumbai-Karnataka by bagging all the six Lok Sabha seats in the region in 2009 is facing an uphill task this time around despite the UPA-2 expected to face anti-incumbency at the national level. The reason: The ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

5 killed in Belgaum road accident

Five members of a family were killed on the spot and eight others suffered grievous injuries in the early hours of Wednesday when a vehicle in which they were travelling met with an accident between Sutgatti and Udakeri under Dodwad police station limits ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Migrants in Demand for Votes

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, 5,000 people from border villages of Athani taluk in Belgaum, Bagalkot and Bijapur districts, who migrated temporarily to Maharashtra for employment, are in great demand in both the states.The reason: political parties on ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 16 2014]

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...Aishwarya, a lawyer with a private firm, explained how her father prepared for the big day. "He wakes up early morning, before 6am, I guess."
Mohan Kumar, an IT professional working in Chennai, travelled to his ancestral village in Chamarajanagar. "It feels nice that you are able to contribute in small way for the nation" he mused
...He was rushed to a nearby private hospital where he was declared brought dead. Manjunath said Nanjundappa never wanted to miss the chance to vote. "On Wednesday itself, he announced who should accompany him on the polling day. He was physically challenged and spent most of his time at home helping his family members in daily chores" added Manjunath
Asked about the low turnout as compared to the 2013 Assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer Anil Kumar Jha said, "normally the polling percentage in the Lok Sabha elections will be low by at least about 5. Actually, the percentage of polling this time may go up by 1, which is quite satisfactory. It's not a big decline in polling percentage."

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Follow the ink: Big names cast their votes [Published Times of India - 17 mins ago]
First-timers travel far to get their thumbs inked [Published Deccan Herald - 1 hour ago]
Senior citizen, official die in polling stations [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Minister changes EVM direction [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
65 per cent polling in Karnataka [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Three officials among nine dead on polling day [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Home-alone techie trapped, molested [Published Bangalore Mirror - 2 hours ago]
Inclement weather no hurdle for voters [Published Deccan Herald - 2 hours ago]
Six struck dead by lightning [Published Deccan Herald - 2 hours ago]
Erect brick wall to stop diversion of water: Mh... [Published Navhind Times - 3 hours ago]
65 percent polling in Karnataka's 28 LS seats (... [Published ProKerala.com - 6 hours ago]
Single phase polling in state sees 65% turnout [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
5th phase of polls: Brisk polling ends in 121 L... [Published APN News - 9 hours ago]
LS elections Phase V: Moderate to brisk voting ... [Published Jagran Post - 10 hours ago]
Karnataka directed to build wall across controv... [Published ProKerala.com - 11 hours ago]
Lok Sabha polls phase five: 65 per cent voter t... [Published Deccan Chronicle - 11 hours ago]
Single phase polling in Karnataka sees 60% polling [Published Business Standard India - 11 hours ago]
About 65 Per Cent Polling in Karnataka [Published New Indian Express - 11 hours ago]
5th phase of polls: Brisk polling reported from... [Published APN News - 12 hours ago]
Poll official dies of cardiac arrest in Belgaum [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
Voters in Belgaum have a tough choice ahead [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
26% polling in Karnataka till noon [Published The Statesman - 15 hours ago]
Voters in Belgaum have a tough choice ahead [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
LS polls: 26 percent polling in Karnataka till ... [Published Jagran Post - 16 hours ago]
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Karnataka sees 26% po... [Published DNA India - 16 hours ago]
26 Per cent Polling in Karnataka till Noon [Published New Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
26 per cent polling in Karnataka till noon [Published Deccan Herald - 16 hours ago]
19 per cent polling in Karnataka [Published The Hindu - 17 hours ago]
Lok Sabha Elections LIVE – 30% polling till noo... [Published zeenews.com - 17 hours ago]
Polling official dies of cardiac arrest in Belgaum [Published The Hindu - 18 hours ago]
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EDIS Number: VI-20140416-43389-IND Date / time: 16/04/2014 07:03:52 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Asia Country: India State/County: State of Karnataka Location: [Between Sutgatti and Udakeri ] Number of Deads: 5 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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