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India Political Highlights: Mob attacks police outside polling booth in Bihar's Purnea, states see moderate to high turnout

Moderate to high turnout was recorded in 13 assembly constituencies across seven states where bypolls were held on Wednesday amid sporadic incidents of violence in Uttarakhand, Bihar and West Bengal. Voting time was from 7 am to 6 pm. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu's wife Kamlesh Thakur was also in fray in the polls. The Rajasthan Budget was presented earlier today and while the BJP leadership praised it, Congress leader Sachin Pilot said he had expected 'more over rising inflation and unemployment'. Thanks for staying with us through the day, we will be back tomorrow with more political updates across the country. Thank you and goodnight!
Last Updated : 10 July 2024, 17:29 IST

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17:2910 Jul 2024

Moderate to high turnout amid bypolls; sporadic incidents of violence in Uttarakhand, Bengal and Bihar

Moderate to high turnout was recorded in 13 assembly constituencies across seven states where bypolls were held on Wednesday amid sporadic incidents of violence in Uttarakhand, Bihar and West Bengal.

Voting time was from 7 am to 6 pm. According to the Voter Turnout app of the Election Commission (EC), Tamil Nadu's Vikravandi assembly seat registered the highest polling percentage among the 13 constituencies and Uttarakhand's Badrinath seat saw the lowest turnout. (PTI)

14:5710 Jul 2024

A mob attacked a police party leaving two officials injured in Bihar 

In Purnea, Sub Divisional Police Officer (Sadar) Pushkar Kumar said, "A large crowd gathered at a booth in Bhawanipur block. When the police personnel on duty asked the bystanders to disperse, they were attacked with stones and sticks".

The SDPO added that polling got disrupted for some time because of the clash in which a sub-inspector and a constable were injured.

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10:5810 Jul 2024

Expected more, solid announcements for inflation & unemployment: Sachin Pilot reacts to Rajasthan Budget 

"We were expecting some solid announcements regarding the inflation and unemployment. People are struggling for water and electricity. They just presented it. They could not fulfil the announcements made in agriculture. They have announced jobs but could not implement the jobs given by our government. There would not be significant impact of Budget on people," the Congress leader said today.

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Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole.

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole.

Credit: PTI Photo

Published 10 July 2024, 03:28 IST

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