RASHTRIYA JANATA DAL
Second phase of assembly poll in Jharkhand on Saturday
Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Jamshedpur(East) and Jamshedpur(West) constituencies, while in the rest of the 18 constituencies voters will exercise their franchise between 7 a.m and 3 p.m, an EC release said. A total 47,24,968 voters, including women and third gender voters will decide the fate of 260 candidates, the EC sources said.
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A battle of turncoats in phase I of Jharkhand assembly polls
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Polling for first phase begins in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase across six districts.
Karnataka bypolls: Congress leaders spring into action as JD(S) pact looms post polls
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64.12 per cent votes cast in first phase of polling in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters were eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling across six districts, which began at 7 am, EC officials said. Additional DGP Murari Lal Meena said Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty.
Campaigning ends for first-phase of Jharkhand polls
A total of 37,83,055 voters of Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (SC), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and Bhawanathpur constituencies will decide the fate of 189 candidates in the first phase of the polls, which will be held on Saturday.
5 parties received Rs 587cr in poll bonds in 2018-19
A look at audit reports for the last financial year made available by the Election Commission, which must mandatorily declare income from electoral bonds under a separate head, reveals that Biju Janata Dal received Rs 213.5 crore as contributions via electoral bonds route.
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