Bangalore, April 17: About 20-25 percent of the 46 million electorate voted in the first five hours Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said.
Varanasi, April 17: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who admitted he should have consulted the people before deciding to quit as Delhi chief minister, has launched a dialogue with voters here as he takes on his formidable BJP rival, prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Bhubaneswar, April 17: At least 27 percent of the electorate in Odisha cast their votes till 11 a.m.
Kolkata, April 17: Amid allegations of muscle-flexing, an average 60 percent of votes were cast Thursday in the first six hours of polling covering four constituencies in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal.
Ranchi, April 17: Voters were seen lining up at polling stations as more than a quarter of the electorate in Jharkhand Thursday voted in the first four hours for the six Lok Sabha seats from the state.
Varanasi, April 17: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who admitted he should have consulted the people before he decided to quit as Delhi chief minister and resign his government, has launched a major dialogue with voters here while calling for the defeat of BJP icon Narendra Modi.
Washington, April 17: US President Barack Obama once again warned Russia against further destabilizing Ukraine.
Imphal, April 17: About 35 percent of electors cast their ballot till Thursday noon as voting took place for the second Lok Sabha seat from Manipur, officials said.
Mumbai, April 17: Congress leader Priya Dutt has accused the BJP of polarsing the people of the country to win the general elections.