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Impressive turnout in State at 65 pc

Karnataka witnessed an impressive voter turnout as more than 65 per cent of its 4.62 crore electorate exercised franchise during the single-phase polling for the State's 28 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday. DH photo

Karnataka witnessed an impressive voter turnout as more than 65 per cent of its 4.62 crore electorate exercised franchise during the single-phase...

Elderly man 'molests' Irish tourist at City railway station

An elderly man from Davangere was caught barely half an hour after he allegedly molested an Irish tourist in an air-conditioned waiting room at the Bangalore City railway station Thursday. DH Photo. For Representation Purpose

An elderly man from Davangere was caught barely half an hour after he allegedly molested an Irish tourist in an air-conditioned waiting room...

Voting was the cool thing to do on a hot day

A family poses for photographers after casting their vote at  the RV Teachers' College booth at Jayanagar. DH Photo

Elections in the peak of summer prompted most voters in the City to cast their votes early in the morning. People queued up in hundreds......

Shops raided, 'Modi sarees' seized

Police seize saree packets printed with  pictures of Narendra Modi, meant to be distributed among voters, from a cloth store in Maruti Nagar in the City on Thursday. DH Photo

At least 150 sarees bearing the picture of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the packets were seized from two shops at Maruti Nagar......

Bucking low turnout trend, just about

Bangaloreans have recorded a moderate turnout for the second time in a year with an average of 53 per cent of the registered voters exercising their franchise. DH Photo

Bangaloreans have recorded a moderate turnout for the second time in a year with an average of 53 per cent of the registered voters exercising...

Token system, waiting area, LCD screens please voters at model polling stations

Voters take tokens from a newly introduced machine at a model polling station in BBMP health ward office,  Bannerghatta Road. DH Photo

Facilities provided by the Election Commission of India (ECI) at the 100-odd model polling stations were a hit with the voters...

Indelible ink is not that indelible

While many people were seen flaunting their inked thumb on various social networking websites, there were many others who were agitated and posting their complaint on the Election Commission website that the indelible ink had vanished from their thumb soon after voting. PTI Photo

While many people were seen flaunting their inked thumb on various social networking websites, there were many others who were agitated...

People laze around as City is soaked in holiday mood

IT companies in the City had announced holiday on account of general elections on Thursday. DH Photo

Holiday mood gripped Bangalore on Thursday as citizens voted in the Lok Sabha elections. Commercial establishments and shopping malls either...

Inclement weather no hurdle for voters

A newlywed couple come out of the polling booth after casting their votes in Hubli. DH Photo

Despite the sun beating down harshly and downpours in some places, the voter spirit prevailed in the State on Thursday...

Elections boycotted in many parts of State

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Anil Kumar Jha said: 'People boycotted elections at Dabbeghatta village in Turuvekere, protesting a local lift irrigation project. Similarly, polling did not take place at two polling booths in Bidar - at Aurad and Bhalki. Also, one other polling booth at Hanur in Chamarajnagar and four in Karwar did not see any polling.' DH Photo

Citizens in many places across the State boycotted the elections on Thursday, protesting issues related to civic amenities and lack of infrastructure...

EC move to 'force me out' wrong: Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah shows thumbs up after voting at Siddaramanahundi in Mysore district. DH Photo

A day after he was 'forced out' of Mysore-Kodagu Lok Sabha constituency, citing violation of the model code of conduct, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah...

Six struck dead by lightning

Dampener Polling was halted for some time in Yaragatti village in Saundatti taluk in  Belgaum district as rain played spoilsport . DH Photo

Four people were struck dead by lightning in Gadag and one person each died after being struck by lightning in Belgaum and Hassan districts...

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Voters cross a wooden bridge on the Chenab river to reach a polling station to cast their vote...

Voters cross a wooden bridge on the Chenab river to reach a polling station to cast their vote...

Farmers covering the paddy sacks after heavy rains in Patiala...

Farmers covering the paddy sacks after heavy rains in Patiala...

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to a polling station to cast their votes...

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to a polling station to cast their votes...

People play cricket on a road during voting for Lok Sabha polls in Patna...

People play cricket on a road during voting for Lok Sabha polls in Patna...

People arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Ajmer district in the desert...

People arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Ajmer district in the desert...

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting..

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting..

Voters click pictures of their inked fingers after casting votes for Lok Sabha polls at a ...

Voters click pictures of their inked fingers after casting votes for Lok Sabha polls at a ...

Congress candidate from Bangalore South Nandan Nilekani showing inked finger with his wife Rohini...

Congress candidate from Bangalore South Nandan Nilekani showing inked finger with his wife Rohini...

Voters wait in a queue to cast votes for the Lok Sabha elections in Chikmagalur on Thursday. PTI...

Voters wait in a queue to cast votes for the Lok Sabha elections in Chikmagalur on Thursday. PTI...

India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence...

India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence...

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