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14 clubhouses decked up on poll day eve,7k voters to cast vote in model booths in Lucknow

Updated on May 20, 2024 08:56 AM IST

Lucknow highrise apartments turned into model polling booths with decorations like balloons, tents, ACs, and selfie points for 7000 voters.

14 clubhouses decked up for poll day (HT photo)
By, Lucknow

Lucknow administration mobilises BLOs to push up percentage in low poll areas

Lucknow district administration aims to boost voter turnout in historically low-turnout areas through targeted persuasion and awareness campaigns.

Polling officials leave for their booths for the fifth phase of the General Election at Smriti Upvan Lucknow. (Deepak Gupta/ht)
Updated on May 20, 2024 08:50 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Lucknow East bypoll: Oppn alliance locks horns with BJP in its bastion

Traditionally a BJP stronghold, Lucknow East has witnessed dominant performances by the party’s candidates.

Lucknow East, which has a base of 4,63,000 voters, has been equipped with 86 polling stations and 417 polling booths. (For representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:38 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Rajnath Singh hits out at INDIA bloc on last day of Lucknow campaign

Rajnath Singh listed several welfare schemes run by the Modi government for the poor and needy, including the Ayushman Bharat Yojna..

Defence minister Rajnath Singh offers prayers at an ashram in Lucknow on the last day of the fifth phase campaign on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:28 AM IST
By, Lucknow

All arrangements in place for polling day in Lucknow

With 39,53,287 eligible voters in the city, authorities have meticulously organized 3,767 polling booths in 1544 polling stations to accommodate the electorate. To manage the flow of voters and maintain order, the administration has capped the number of voters per booth at 1,500.

Security has also been ramped up across all polling stations (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:44 AM IST

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Public holiday declared in Lucknow on May 20

A public holiday has been declared in Lucknow, where voting will take place in the fifth phase of elections on May 20 (Monday).

Polling officials collect EVMs and other election material on the eve of the fifth phase of polling in Lucknow..(AP)
Updated on May 19, 2024 03:49 PM IST

#Elections2024: Finger inking good in Lucknow

With bakeries, malls, stores, parlours and salons all coming up with a variety of special discounts and offers for voters in Lucknow.

Elections in Lucknow
Published on May 19, 2024 09:40 PM IST

Section 144 extended in Lucknow till July 16

“If this (new) order is not withdrawn in between, it will remain in force till July 16, 2024,” read a press statement by Lucknow police.

For Representation Only (HT File)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:00 AM IST
By, Lucknow

LS polls phase 5: Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Faizabad among seats voting today

The upper caste Brahmin and Rajput voters are spread equally in central UP and Bundelkhand constituencies.

Poll staff leave for their booths in Lucknow on Sunday. (Deepak Gupta/HT)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:35 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Come on Lucknow, make your vote count

With polling for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 scheduled for May 20 in the state capital, team HT City take a stock of events being held at various locations.

Election in Lucknow
Published on May 19, 2024 10:03 PM IST

First in U.P: Lucknow police to use mobile drone vehicles for election surveillance

“Not only drones, but Lucknow police, for the first time, are also introducing colour code schemes for better management on the results counting day on June 4.”

The drone has been developed by a city-based robotics company, Roboz. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:08 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Will Lucknow voters come out and help cross the 60% mark?

Traditionally marked by urban voter apathy, all eyes will be on how enthusiastically voters exercise their franchise as responsible citizens.

For Representation Only s (HT File)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:24 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Polls amid heat wave: 44 degrees likely in Rae Bareli, 43 in Lucknow

At 47.7 degrees, Agra recorded the second highest day temperature in its May history on Sunday. On Friday, it was the hottest city in the country as it sizzled at 46.9 degrees.

EVMs at a distribution center in Lucknow, ahead of polls on Monday (Deepak Gupta/HT)
Updated on May 20, 2024 06:42 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Top cops, officials transferred after Gujarat HC flays govt over Rajkot tragedy

Twenty-eight people, including several children, were killed in a massive fire broke out at an unlicensed gaming zone in Gujarat’s Rajkot on Saturday

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel inspects the fire accident site in Rajkot on Sunday. (AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:25 PM IST

Contaminated, smelly water in taps: Over 4K Indira Nagar residents in Lko live in fear of falling sick

Locals blame the Jalkal (water works) department’s poor maintenance practices and damaged pipelines close to the Kaleva crossing in Lucknow

For representation only (Ht File Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 08:00 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Workshop on NAAC: UP Guv exhorts colleges to prepare for high grades

She said that the colleges should address all parameters that need to be paid attention to for NAAC evaluation.

UP governor Anandiben Patel (HT File Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 07:54 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Bada Mangal: Forgotten lies Begum Alia, encroached and in ruins her Maqbara

The one who is said to have started Bada Mangal, lies forgotten, with her tomb, Maqbara Alia, decaying rapidly, crying for attention

Tomb of Begum Alia encroached by locals in Lucknow (HT Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 07:49 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Delhi court rejects Bibhav Kumar’s bail request in Swati Maliwal assault case

The Aam Aadmi Party said Bibhav Kumar will move the High Court against the court decision on his bail application

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar being taken from Tis Hazari Court, in New Delhi on Friday (ANI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:02 PM IST

Gujarat HC comes down heavily on Rajkot civic body over game zone fire tragedy

The Gujarat high court asked the Rajkot Municipal Corporation officials whether they were asleep or had gone blind

Twenty people, including children, were killed in a fire that broke out at an unauthorised gaming zone in Gujarat’s Rajkot on Saturday. (AFP)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:59 PM IST

New Delhi Railway Station to be shut at year-end for renovation? Govt clarifies

The clarification comes after some media reports claimed the New Delhi Railway Station was scheduled for temporary closure.

The ministry said some trains may be diverted or regulated as necessary during redevelopment. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:16 PM IST

Myanmar national arrested in Mizoram with 3.4kg heroin: Police

According to senior officials of Mizoram police, they have recovered a large quantity of narcotics including heroin, Yaba tablets and others in the state

Police said that the drug peddler was carrying the heroin inside secret chambers of the vehicle. (Representative file photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 05:12 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Suspected dacoit killed in police encounter in Assam; his accomplice arrested

An official from the Cachar Police said that there were multiple complaints against suspected dacoit Afzal Hussain Barbhuiya , and he was one of the most wanted criminals in the district

Police said they chased the dacoit for many kilometres before catching him. (Representative Image)
Published on May 27, 2024 05:05 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Haryana advances summer vacation, schools to remain shut from May 28

During the past few days, most places in Haryana have witnessed blistering heat, with maximum temperatures hovering in the 44-46 degrees Celsius range.

Visitors braving the heat at Kartavya Path in New Delhi on Monday afternoon. (Vipin Kumar/HT)
Published on May 27, 2024 05:05 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India

IRS officer arrested for death of woman he met on dating app in Noida

Saurabh Meena and Shilpa Gautam, who met on a dating app, had been in a relationship for the past three years.

Noida police(Rep image)
Published on May 27, 2024 04:48 PM IST

Represented by stalwarts for decades, Sasaram continues to lack basic facilities

The late former deputy Prime Minister Jagjivan Ram represented Sasaram in Lok Sabha for over 30 years from 1952 to 1984 and his daughter Meira Kumar from 2004 to 2009

Sasaram is due to go to the polls on June 1. (ANI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 04:45 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Odisha assembly polls: 27% candidates declared criminal cases, as per ADR report

According to the ADR report, 412 candidates (32%) have assets worth more than ?1 crore – 96 from BJP, 88 from Congress, 128 from BJD and 11 from AAP

A polling official puts indelible ink on a voter's finger during the Odisha assembly elections. (ANI Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2024 04:39 PM IST

Prajwal Revanna to appear for SIT investigation on May 31. ‘Depressed,’ he says

Prajwal also claimed that he is depressed and extended his apologies to his grandfather and former PM HD Deve Gowda.

Prajwal Revanna (HT_PRINT)
Updated on May 27, 2024 04:43 PM IST

Bengaluru biker claims he was assaulted by tempo driver who came in wrong route

He said that he was attacked for no reason while he was on his bike near the ISRO layout of the city.

Bengaluru biker claims he was assaulted by tempo driver who came in wrong route(Pic for representation)
Published on May 27, 2024 04:14 PM IST

Ranchi bar shooting: DJ fatally shot by customer; incident captured on camera

The incident, captured in a 17-second video that went viral on social media, shows a man shooting the DJ with a rifle at close range before fleeing the scene.

Hatia Deputy Superintendent of Police, Pramod Mishra, said the suspect, who has a criminal record, has been identified.
Updated on May 27, 2024 03:47 PM IST

Evicted from Ranchi bar, customer comes back with a rifle, kills DJ: Police

The CCTV cameras outside recorded the suspect getting out of his car with the rifle, which helped identify him

DSP Pramod Mishra said the suspect has been identified and efforts are on to arrest him. (Videograb)
Published on May 27, 2024 03:20 PM IST
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