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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: 67.84% polling recorded as 11 states, 1 UT go to polls in Phase 2

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 April 2019, 11:06 PM

For the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 95 parliamentary constituencies across 11 states and the Union Territory of Puducherry went to polls on Wednesday, April 18, 2019. Thirty eight of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu went to polls besides 18 Assembly constituencies in the state. Besides Tamil Nadu, polling held in 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry. Hema Malini, Raj Babbar, Farooq Abdullah, Ashok Chavan, Sushilkumar Shinde, Prakash Ambedkar, DV Sadananda Gowda, Tejaswi Surya, BK Hariprasad, HD Deve Gowda, Jitendra Singh and Kanimozhi are among the 1,600-odd contestants who fought n the second phase of crucial General Elections 2019 today.

Here are the LIVE updates:

  Apr 18, 2019  22:22 (IST)

PM Modi in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: Congress' 'Naamdaar' says he his contesting from Wayanad because he wanted to send a message to South. Couldn't you contest from Trivandrum to give the message? It's the capital. It's not a message to South but a message of appeasement politics.

  Apr 18, 2019  22:21 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: These elections will determine if India will make rules or just follow them. So there is a huge responsibility on the shoulders of voters of Kerala, especially first-time voters.

  Apr 18, 2019  23:06 (IST)

67.84 per cent turnout in phase 2 of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

  Apr 18, 2019  20:12 (IST)

Voting percentage till 7 pm:

Overall turnout 63.02%

1. Assam - 75.55%
2. Bihar - 60%
3. Jammu and Kashmir - 44%
4. Karnataka - 64%
5. Maharashtra - 57.81%
6. Manipur - 76%
7. Odisha - 58%
8. Tamil Nadu - 63.47%
9. Uttar Pradesh - 61.12%
10. West Bengal - 76.43%
11. Chhattisgarh - 70.24%
12. Puducherry - 75.07%

  Apr 18, 2019  18:56 (IST)

Jammu and Kashmir BJP writes to Election Commission (EC) demanding FIR against Ghulam Nabi Azad, Vikramaditya Singh, and Waqar Rasool Wani for allegedly violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

  Apr 18, 2019  18:11 (IST)

Total voter turnout for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is 61.12%.

  Apr 18, 2019  17:52 (IST)

Voting percentage till 5 pm:

Overall 60%

1. Assam: 72.26
2. Bihar: 58
3. Jammu and Kashmir: 43.3
4. Karnataka: 61
5. Maharashtra: 54
6. Manipur: 72
7. Odisha: 55
8. Tamil Nadu: 58.42
9. Uttar Pradesh: 57.18
10. West Bengal: 74.16
11. Chhattisgarh: 68.62
12. Puducherry: 72

  Apr 18, 2019  16:19 (IST)

Shatrughan Sinha, Congress on reported comments of Congress candidate from Lucknow, Pramod Krishnam that Sinha should not campaign for a candidate from an opposing party: It is my duty as the head of the family and a husband to support my family.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:16 (IST)

Aam Aadmi Party's West Delhi candidate, Balbir Singh Jakhar, files nomination. AAP leader Gopal Rai also present.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:09 (IST)

Polling percentage till 4 pm in Bihar Lok Sabha seats:

Purnea- 54%

Bhagalpur - 46%

Banka - 54.3%

Kishaganj - 56.7%

Katihar - 50%

  Apr 18, 2019  16:00 (IST)

Polling percentage till 3 pm:

Jalpaiguri (SC) - 71.32%

Darjeeling - 63.14 %

Raiganj - 61.84 %

West Bengal overall - 65.59 %

  Apr 18, 2019  15:58 (IST)

5.7% voting in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar till 3 pm, reports ANI.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:53 (IST)

Assam: Voters queue up to cast their votes at a polling booth in Nagaon for the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:20 (IST)

Bangladeshi actor, Ghazi Abdul Noor, who attended a political rally in Dumdum, West Bengal has been asked to leave India. READ HERE:

  Apr 18, 2019  15:38 (IST)

Poonam Sinha files nomination to contest from Lucknow Lok Sabha Constituency. Husband Shatrughan Sinha and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav were also present.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:35 (IST)

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi warned by the EC over his 'Modi ki Sena' comment, asks him to desist from using references to security forces for political propaganda and to be careful in future, reports ANI.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:34 (IST)

Union Territory of Puducherry witnessses 49.38% polling till 3 pm in Phse 2 of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:03 (IST)

65.59% people cast their vote till 3 pm in West Bengal.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:44 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in 8 Lok Sabha seats of Uttar Pradesh 50.39%. Amroha records highest voter turnout of 54%.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:15 (IST)

52.02% voter turnout till 3 pm in Tamil Nadu. 55.97% polling in 18 assembly by-elections till 3 pm in the state.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:32 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in Odisha 39.14%.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:40 (IST)

67.5% people cast their vote till 3 pm in Manipur.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:12 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in Maharashtra 46.63%.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:42 (IST)

49.26% voter turnout till 3 pm in Karnataka.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:02 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in Jammu and Kashmir 38.5%.

  Apr 18, 2019  16:06 (IST)

45.77% voter turnout till 3 pm in Bihar.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:28 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in Assam 55.39%.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:36 (IST)

Voter turnout till 3 pm in Chhattisgarh 59.72%.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:25 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi in Bagalkot, Karnataka: The drama unfolding in the state for the past one year is refusing to end. Situation is such that we get to see overflow of emotions regularly in rallies and press conferences.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:30 (IST)

Odisha: A 95-year-old man collapsed and later died while waiting for his turn to vote, at a polling booth in Ganjam. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:22 (IST)

Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and his family cast their vote for the Rajnandgaon parliamentary constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:21 (IST)

Uttara Kannada: Election Commission officials searched the luggage and chopper of Karnakata Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, today.

  Apr 18, 2019  15:05 (IST)

Voter turnout till 1 PM in Maharashtra is 35.4%.

  Apr 18, 2019  14:47 (IST)

Vivek Oberoi on his film 'PM Narendra Modi': Everybody in the Election Commission saw the film yesterday, we asked them how did you like the film?Can't tell you their response but we were happy with their answer; Only request is that the film should be allowed to release.

  Apr 18, 2019  14:48 (IST)

Samajwadi Partty chief Akhilesh Yadav filed his nomination papers today. BSP national general secreatry Satish Chandra Mishra was also present with him during nomination.


  Apr 18, 2019  14:41 (IST)

Criminal complaint filed in Delhi's Patiala House Court by one Joginder Tuli seeking direction to police for registration of FIR u/s 124A (IPC- Sedition charges) against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for making allegedly derogatory statements against PM Narendra Modi.

  Apr 18, 2019  14:26 (IST)

Voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh till 1 pm: 39 per cent

Voter turnout in Bihar till 1 pm: 38 per cent

  Apr 18, 2019  14:13 (IST)

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav asks the Election Commission to rectify malfunctioning EVMs immediately.

  Apr 18, 2019  13:48 (IST)

Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah cast their vote in Srinagar.

  Apr 18, 2019  13:47 (IST)

Fatehpur Sikri: Villagers of Mangoli Kala boycott Lok Sabha Elections 2019 over lack of adequate irrigation facilities in the village. Polling official of booth number 41 says, "Nobody has turned up to vote till now."

  Apr 18, 2019  13:43 (IST)

Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar casts his vote at a polling booth in Dodda Halahalli, Kanakapura Taluka.

  Apr 18, 2019  13:42 (IST)

Shoe hurled at BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao during press conference. Read here:

  Apr 18, 2019  13:22 (IST)

Voting percentage till 12 pm:

Asaam-38.06
Bihar-32.01
Jammu and Kashmir-18.26
Karnataka-21.05
Maharashtra-21.26
Manipur-32
Odisha-21.36
Tamil Nadu-22.60
Uttar Pradesh-29.37
West Bengal -34.33
Chhattisgarh-37.60
Puducherry-34.07

  Apr 18, 2019  13:06 (IST)

India will be freed of poverty the day it gets rid of the Congress: Home Minister Rajnath Singh at West Bengal rally.

  Apr 18, 2019  13:04 (IST)

Former MP Jagmeet Singh Brar, who was expelled from the Congress and later went on to join the Trinamool Congress, Thursday said he will join the Akali Dal on April 19 at Muktsar in Punjab. "In my political and personal capacity, I have been driven by virtues and principles of Guru Nanak. Hence, I want to inform all well wishers who have stood by me that I will be joining the Shiromani Akali Dal tomorrow at Shri Muktsar Sahib," Brar tweeted on Thursday.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:59 (IST)

Bihar:Polling percentage at 12 noon

Kishaganj - 26.2
Katihar - 25
Purnea- 25.5
Bhagalpur - 23
Banka - 28.3

  Apr 18, 2019  13:00 (IST)

West Bengal: CPM candidate from Raiganj Mohammad Salim's vehicle attacked in Islampur; CPM has alleged that Trinamool is behind the attack. 

  Apr 18, 2019  12:41 (IST)

23 % voter turnout till noon in Puducherry.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:40 (IST)

A 95-year-old man died in Bhubaneswar on Thursday while waiting in a queue to vote in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha. The man was waiting for his turn at Kansamari booth in the Aska Lok Sabha seat when he suddenly collapsed.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:39 (IST)

The polling station 112 of Raiganj constituency has been completely vandalised, EVM damaged. Voting has been stalled for now.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:37 (IST)

Bulandshahr BJP MP Bhola Singh put under house arrest over poll code violation by the Election Commission.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:35 (IST)

Karnataka: Former CM Siddaramaiah and his son Yathindra Siddaramaiah cast their votes at a polling booth in Mysuru.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:35 (IST)

Kanwar Singh Tanwar,BJP MP candidate from Amroha: Fake voting has happened. Women in burkhas are not being checked for their identity. I heard a man wearing burkha was also caught.


  Apr 18, 2019  12:34 (IST)

Voter turnout till 11 AM in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar and Udhampur parliamentary constituency is 17.8%.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:33 (IST)

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi files her nomination from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency.


  Apr 18, 2019  12:31 (IST)

Chhattisgarh: One ITBP jawan injured in an IED blast by Naxals in Rajnandgaon.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:31 (IST)

Maharashtra: Polling booth number 193 in Buldhana is being managed by specially-abled staff. Presiding officer, says, "This booth is being managed by specially-abled staff only. I appeal to all specially-abled persons to cast their votes to strengthen democracy."

  Apr 18, 2019  12:30 (IST)

Pregnant woman casts vote in Mangaluru ahead of baby shower.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:22 (IST)

Around 32 per cent polling recorded in Manipur till 11 am.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:19 (IST)

The polling percentage at 11 am for Srinagar Parliamentary constituencies bound areas, the Parliament polls are going on from
stood at 6.1% with Budgam registering the highest turnout of 9.1% followed by Ganderbal at 6.1% and Srinagar registered 3.9%.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:05 (IST)

Voter turnout till 11 AM in Tamil Nadu is 30.62%.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:05 (IST)

West Bengal: A 22-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha member Sisupal Sahis was found hanging from a tree in Senabana village of Arsha (Purulia) today. Police have started an investigation.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:04 (IST)

Voter turnout till 11 AM in Assam is 26.39%, in Chhattisgarh is 26.2%.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:03 (IST)

Karnatka BJP vice president Tejaswini Ananth Kumar casts her vote at the polling station in Sri Vasavi Vidya Niketan in Bengaluru's Basavanagudi.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:02 (IST)

"The Election Commission has banned talk about any party today. We are supposed to go out and vote. And me and my family has discharged our duty which makes me happy. That is all I can say," Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy said.

  Apr 18, 2019  12:36 (IST)

Poonam Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha's wife and Samajwadi Party leader, files nomination from Lucknow.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:35 (IST)

Terrorism contained to only 'two-and-a-half' districts in Kashmir; no bomb blast elsewhere in 5 years, Modi asserts at Gujarat rally.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:35 (IST)

What I learnt in Gujarat helped me during Doklam standoff with China in 2017: Prime Minister Modi at Amreli rally.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:34 (IST)

Voter turnout till 11 AM in Bihar is 18.97%.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:34 (IST)

Security personnel lob tear gas shells and lathi charge locals as they block NH-34 in protest after unknown miscreants allegedly prevented them from casting their votes at Digirpar polling booth in Chopra, in Islampur subdivision of North Dinajpur.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:27 (IST)

Voting percentage till 11 am:

Asam-26.26%
Bihar-18.493%
Jammu and Kashmir-12.47%
Karnataka-15.07%
Maharashtra-13.76%
Manipur-32.17%
Odisha-15.77%
Tamil Nadu-14.44%
Uttar Pradesh-24.37%
West Bengal-27.63%
Chhattishgarh-26.21%
Pondichery-22.72%

  Apr 18, 2019  11:10 (IST)

BJP MP Candidate from Mathura, Hema Malini says, "Development in Mathura is all due to my efforts. SP-BSP are only engaged in fighting with each other. There is a huge Modi wave here."

  Apr 18, 2019  11:05 (IST)

CPM candidate Muhammad Salim's car pelted with in Raiganj.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:03 (IST)

Election Commission Flying Squad has seized Rs 11.85 lakh unaccounted cash in Sion area.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:02 (IST)

Assam: Sitting MP from Silchar & party's candidate from the parliamentary constituency, Sushmita Dev, casts her vote along with her mother and sister at a polling booth in Silchar.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:01 (IST)

Polling has temporarily halted at booth number 217 in Solapur's Shastri Nagar due to fault in Electronic Voting Machine.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:01 (IST)

A teacher, who was on election duty at a polling booth in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district, died of a heart attack on Thursday, an official said.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:48 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: Visuals from polling station number 27-Reshanhar in Srinagar parliamentary constituency; Polling is underway in Srinagar and Udhampur parliamentary constituencies in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:43 (IST)

105-year-old Kavaibai Kamble along with her family cast her vote at a polling station in Harangul Budruk in Latur constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:42 (IST)

80-year-old Mithilesh Devi cast her vote at a polling station in Agra.

  Apr 18, 2019  11:04 (IST)

Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey with his family casts vote in Bhagalpur, Bihar. He is the candidate from Buxar.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:41 (IST)

A polling official deputed at polling booth number 186 in Kanker, n Chhattisgarh dies of heart attack during election duty.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:40 (IST)

Voter turnout till 10 AM in Bihar is 19.5%.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:40 (IST)

UP Congress chief Raj Babbar and party's candidate from Fatehpur Sikri casts his vote at the polling booth in Radha Ballabh Inter College.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:39 (IST)

An 80-year-old patient, Jogindero Devi, comes from Kathua district hospital at polling booth number 2, in Kathua, to cast her vote. She will return to hospital later.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:26 (IST)

UPCC president Raj Babbar casts his vote. He is contesting from Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha seat.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:24 (IST)

Voter turnout till 10 AM in Bihar: 

  Apr 18, 2019  10:24 (IST)

Chhattisgarh: A polling official deputed at polling booth number 186 in Kanker dies of heart attack during election duty.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:15 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: Voting underway at polling station number 2 in Doda, in Udhampur parliamentary constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:15 (IST)

Dynasty politics isn't an important issue now,country's problems are the main issue.Only because of dynasty politics&regional politics,this country developed in several states.We're not bothered abt criticism from BJP: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy after casting his vote in Ramanagara

  Apr 18, 2019  10:08 (IST)

Being responsible goals: No matter what your age is, vote is your right, vote is your responsiblity. A Karnataka man, 91, and his wife, 84, cast their votes at Jayanagar polling booth of Bangalore South constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  10:08 (IST)

Voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh:

  Apr 18, 2019  09:54 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) chief TTV Dinakaran cast his vote at a polling station in Besant Nagar in Chennai South parliamentary constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:54 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: People queue up outside Waliwar C polling booth number 105 in Ganderbal district of Srinagar Parliamentary constituency, to cast their votes.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:47 (IST)

Voter turnout till 9 am:

  Apr 18, 2019  09:46 (IST)

A security personnel carries an elderly woman to a polling booth in Bihar's Bhagalpur.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:40 (IST)

Of the total electors, 8,02,60,815 are men, 7,76,62,567 women and 11,136 are transgenders. EC identifies them as 'others'.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:41 (IST)

More than 1.81 lakh polling booths set up for the purpose. With 970, Puducherry has the least number of polling booths in this phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:39 (IST)

Nearly 15.80 crore voters to decide fate of 1,629 candidates.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:39 (IST)

Tension was reported from booth number 159 in North Dinajpur’s Chopra as bike-borne youths stopped people from casting their votes. Women voters were also attacked. Locals, protesting about the incident, alleged that the police remained inactive at the time of the incident.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:39 (IST)

Voting percentage in Bihar till 9 am:

Kishanganj: 10.5 % 

Katihar: 8 % 

Purnea: 7 % 

Bhagalpur: 10 %

  Apr 18, 2019  09:37 (IST)

DMK President MK Stalin casts his vote at polling booth at SIET College in Teynampet, Chennai.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:36 (IST)

A newly married couple arrive at a polling station in Udhampur, JammuAndKashmir to cast their votes.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:36 (IST)

Karnataka: CM HD Kumaraswamy, his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy and their son & JD(S) candidate from Mandya, Nikhil, cast their votes at a polling station in Ramanagara.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:28 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan casts his vote at a polling station in Mylapore, in Chennai South Parliamentary constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:23 (IST)

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh casts his vote at a polling booth in Imphal.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:19 (IST)

Mysore Prince Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar casts his vote.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:18 (IST)

RSS leader Dattatreya Hosabale casts his vote at polling station number 45 in Seshadripuram, Bengaluru.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:15 (IST)

Deputy CM G Parameshwara and his wife Kannika Parameshwari cast their vote at a polling booth in Koratagere, Tumkur, Karnataka.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:15 (IST)

Odisha: Voting procedure was halted at booths 261 and 263 in Bolangir Lok Sabha constituency due to EVM malfunction. The voting has now resumed.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:15 (IST)

DMK Lok Sabha candidate from Thoothukudi, Kanimozhi casts her vote at a polling station in Chennai's Alwarpet, says, "People in the opposition have been harassed, raids targeted at opposition candidates. BJP have completely taken over AIADMK."

  Apr 18, 2019  09:14 (IST)

Mathura: People queue up outside booth number number 46 in Gantholi village of Govardhan block. The voting is yet to begin here due to EVM malfunction.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:13 (IST)

Congress symbol seen outside polling booth at Triveni Nayak School at  Katihar in Bihar.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:02 (IST)

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi casts her her vote.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:01 (IST)

BJP's Deboshree Chaudhary is pitted against AITC's Kanhaiya Lal Agarwal, Congress's Deepa Dasmunshi and CPM's Md Salim in West Bengal's Raiganj.

  Apr 18, 2019  09:01 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan and his daughter Shruti Haasan cast their votes at polling station 27 at Alwarpet Corporation School in Chennai.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:56 (IST)

Hema Malini, Raj Babbar, Farooq Abdullah, Ashok Chavan, Sushilkumar Shinde, Prakash Ambedkar, DV Sadananda Gowda, Tejaswi Surya, BK Hariprasad, HD Deve Gowda, Jitendra Singh and Kanimozhi are among the 1,600-odd contestants who will fight in the second phase of crucial General Elections 2019 today. 

  Apr 18, 2019  08:56 (IST)

As many as 38 of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu will go to polls besides 18 Assembly constituencies in the state.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:43 (IST)

Bengaluru: Independent candidate from Bengaluru Central, Prakash Raj queues up at a polling booth.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:42 (IST)

West Bengal: People queue outside a polling station in Darjeeling.

 

  Apr 18, 2019  08:40 (IST)

Beed DM Astik Kr Pandey: Five places have reported EVM and VVPAT malfunction since morning at the Beed constituency in Maharashtra. Those are Georai, Mazalgaon, Kej, Ashti, Parali. However all those machines have been replaced immediately and polling is going smoothly at all locations.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:40 (IST)

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy casts his vote at a polling station.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:35 (IST)

Maharashtra: A pregnant woman and her husband, after casting their vote at polling booth number 164 in Nehru Nagar of Solapur.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:33 (IST)

Till 8 am, voter turnout in Bihar (5 constituencies) is 5.73%.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:32 (IST)

Manipur: Governor Najma Heptulla casts her vote at a polling station in Imphal.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:22 (IST)

"Dear Citizens of India, Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha polls start today. I am sure all those whose seats are polling today will strengthen our democracy by exercising their franchise. I hope more youngsters head to the polling booths and vote! (sic)," tweeted PM Modi on Thursday.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:14 (IST)

Visuals from polling station number 200 in Silchar, Assam where VVPAT was not working properly earlier today. Sahadat Ali, Sector Officer says "The VVPAT is fine now, people can now cast their votes."

  Apr 18, 2019  08:13 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan and his daughter Shruti Haasan queue up outside polling station 27 at Alwarpet Corporation School in Chennai to cast their votes.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:11 (IST)

Karnataka: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at polling booth 54 in Jayanagar of Bangalore South Parliamentary constituency to cast her vote.

  Apr 18, 2019  08:01 (IST)

Dear Citizens of India, Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha polls start today. I am sure all those whose seats are polling today will strengthen our democracy by exercising their franchise. I hope more youngsters head to the polling booths and vote!

  Apr 18, 2019  07:51 (IST)

West Bengal: Polling is yet to begin at booth number 29/134 at Islampur Hindi FP School of Uttar Dinajpur, in Raiganj Parliamentary constituency, as the EVM at the booth is not functioning.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:46 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Nalini Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram and his wife Srinidi Rangarajan casts their vote at a polling station in Karaikudi, Sivaganga.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:32 (IST)

Voting was also underway in 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha and in 18 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:31 (IST)

Assam: Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine not working properly at a polling station in Silchar. Polling officers trying to fix it.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:27 (IST)

Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde casts his vote at a polling station in Solapur in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:26 (IST)

Copngress leader Raj Babbar casts his vote in Agra.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:25 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Actor turned politician Rajinikanth casts his vote at the polling station in Stella Maris College, in Chennai Central parliamentary constituency.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:21 (IST)

Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram casts his vote at a polling station in Karaikudi, Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:20 (IST)

Voters queue up outside polling booth no 34 in Mathura to cast their vote in the second phase of . 8 Parliamentary constituencies of the state go to poll today.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:19 (IST)

Karnataka: People queue up outside polling stations 73,74,75,78,79 and 80 in Girinagar area of Bangalore South (Lok Sabha constituency) to cast their votes in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:19 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: People queue up outside polling station number 02 in Doda under Udhampur parliamentary constituency. Voting begins at 7 am.


  Apr 18, 2019  07:13 (IST)

Bihar: Latest visuals from polling station number 38 & 39 in Bhagalpur parliamentary constituency. 5 parliamentary constituencies of the state will undergo polling today, in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:13 (IST)

Assam: Outside visuals from polling station number 37&38 in Nagaon parliamentary constituency, ahead of the voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2019. 5 out of 14 parliamentary constituencies of Assam will go to polls today in the second phase of elections.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:11 (IST)

Maharashtra: Preparation underway for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 at polling station number 269 in Nanded parliamentary constituency. Voting on 10 parliamentary constituencies in the state for the second phase of elections will be held today.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:09 (IST)

Mobile internet services have been snapped in Srinagar and other parts of the valley as a precautionary measure, as Srinagar and Udhampur parliamentary constituencies go to vote today in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:08 (IST)

Visuals from polling station number 235 in Ramnagara, Karnataka. 14 Parliamentary constituencies of the state will undergo polling today in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:07 (IST)

Visuals from a polling booth in Kathua, Jammu And Kashmir ahead of second phase polling.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:06 (IST)

Visuals from polling station number 200, in Radhamadhav Balika Vidyalay, in Silchar, Assam. 5 Parliamentary constituencies of the state will undergo polling today in the second phase.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:05 (IST)

Latest visuals from a polling station in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. Voting on three parliamentary constituencies in the state for the second phase of elections will be held today.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:05 (IST)

Visuals from BES Education Society polling station in Bangalore South parliamentary constituency, ahead of the voting for . Voting on 14 parliamentary constituencies in the state for the second phase of elections will be held today.

  Apr 18, 2019  07:04 (IST)

Islampur: Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) dispatched for the second phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019; Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, and Raiganj go to polls in the second phase of general elections.

First Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019 06:57 AM
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