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Polling underway in Dhemaji; EVM malfunctioning in many constituencies

Guwahati, Apr 09 (UNI) Polling is underway in Assam’s Dhemaji constituency where five candidates are in fray.
Reports of EVM malfunctioning has come from various places in the first hour of vote.
More than 2.19 lakh voters will exercise their franchise today.
The bypoll was necessitated in the constituency following the election of earlier BJP MLA Pradan Baruah as MP from Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat after Mr Sarbanada Sonowal vacated his parliamentary seat before taking the post of chief minister.
The polling began at 0700 hrs.
The counting will take place on April 13.
Fortune of five candidates will get sealed today in the EVMs, where the main contest is likely to take place between BJPs Ranoj Pegu and Congress Babul Sonowal.
The other three candidates are CPI(M)s Jadu Hazarika, SUCI(C)s Hem Kanta Miri and Independent Rajkumar Doley.
The elections are being held at 273 booths and authorities have earmarked 20 as very sensitive polling stations, while 141 are sensitive.
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Poll surveys provide ‘tasty’ viewing but not true picture: Surjewala

Poll surveys provide ‘tasty’ viewing but not true picture: Surjewala

24 Apr 2018 | 6:33 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 24 (UNI) With more than four poll surveys predicting a ‘hung Assembly’ post May 12 elections in Karnataka, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala termed them as ‘tasty viewing’ for TV Channels but would not depict the true election results.

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Badami: Both Siddaramaiah and Sriramulu outsiders: JDS

24 Apr 2018 | 5:54 PM

Badami (Karnataka), Apr 24 (UNI) Amid hyped campaign by the BJP and the Congress to capture Badami seat in May 12 election to Karnataka Legislative Assembly, the former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda headed JD(S) has played up the ‘local and outsiders’ card to make all the difference.

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Modi comes full circle after 2014, comes to the rescue of ‘Bellary looters gang’: Surjewala

24 Apr 2018 | 5:37 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 24 (UNI) Congress party today slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for forgetting all his claims of providing a clean and transparent government before coming to power and said due to lust of power he had rewarded Reddy brothers who had looted Karnataka in the Rs 35,000 iron ore mining scam with eight Assembly tickets for the May 12 elections.

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Sambaji Patil supported by MES files nomination

24 Apr 2018 | 5:17 PM

Belagavi, Apr 24 (UNI) Sitting MLA (Belagavi South) Sambaji Patil filed his nomination for both Belagivi North and South seats for the May 12 election to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.

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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah files nomination from Badami

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah files nomination from Badami

24 Apr 2018 | 5:01 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 24 (UNI) High drama was witnessed in Karnataka on the last day for filing nomination for May 12 election to the Legislative Assembly even as prominent leaders including chief minister Siddaramaiah filed their nomination papers.

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