Narendra Modi’s victory tweet in Lok Sabha Elections 2014 becomes his most retweeted tweet within 20 minutes

By on May 16, 2014 at 12:56 PM.

Narendra Modi’s victory tweet in Lok Sabha Elections 2014 becomes his most retweeted tweet within 20 minutes

Narendra Modi’s victory tweet in Lok Sabha Elections 2014 has become his most retweeted tweet ever within 20 minutes of going live, Twitter India reveals. At the time of filing this story, his tweet — “India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।”— has been more than 30,000 times and favorited more than 19,000 times. More →
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India Elections 2014: Google to add live counting of votes and election results to its Election portal

By on May 14, 2014 at 6:58 PM.

India Elections 2014: Google to add live counting of votes and election results to its Election portal

As the county gears up for the counting of votes on May 16, Google is adding a few new features to keep a track of the results. These new features include some new features like live results map, live Counting Day YouTube newscasts, and much more. More →
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India Elections 2014: How does an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) work?

By on April 23, 2014 at 3:48 PM.

India Elections 2014: How does an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) work?

We are in the midst of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, and Mumbaikars are gearing up to cast their votes tomorrow. For many this would be a new experience. These first time voters must have surely heard of the Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at the voting booths, but having not seen it before, we tell you how they work. More →
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Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Narendra Modi and AAP most tweeted about in the past 24 hours

By on April 10, 2014 at 11:14 PM.

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Narendra Modi and AAP most tweeted about in the past 24 hours

With the Lok Sabha elections having kicked off in India, the social media is abuzz with people discussing about the national event. Twitter India today revealed that in the past 24 hours the elections frenzy has seen over 628,467 tweets relating to the Lok Sabha elections, which have reached out to over 1.69 billion people. More →
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Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Voters flaunt ‘inked finger’ on social networking sites

By on April 10, 2014 at 4:16 PM.

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Voters flaunt ‘inked finger’ on social networking sites

Expressing pride and exuberance after casting their ballot, voters - young and not so young - have taken to the social media across India, flaunting their inked finger as proof of exercise of their democratic right and are urging others to vote. Pictures of inked finger, with accompanying messages like “my vote, my pride”, “best thing I have done as an Indian citizen” are being posted on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook as the national capital and several other states went to the polls in the third phase of the nine-phase elections Thursday.

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Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Smartphone apps for voters to make informed choice

By on April 10, 2014 at 2:53 PM.

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Smartphone apps for voters to make informed choice

A range of smartphone applications has been launched to help voters in making an informed choice this elections. The applications feed users with statistics, profiles and allegations against the candidates on their phones. 'India Elections' by engineering students Rohit Singh and Sweta Suman, 'Indian Elections 2014' by DV Droid, 'India Elections 2014' by Jaydip Gohil, 'iCitizen-India Elections' by ProjectX Apps are some of the mobile applications helping a user get information about the elections free of cost. More →
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India Elections 2014: Facebook adds “I’m a Voter” button

By on April 9, 2014 at 5:47 PM.

India Elections 2014: Facebook adds “I’m a Voter” button

Facebook has launched a new feature for Indian voters, which will remind them to vote at the 2014 General Elections, and also let them share their participation via an "I'm a Voter" button that they can click after casting their vote. More →
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India Elections 2014: Uber to offer free rides on polling days in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad

By on April 9, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

India Elections 2014: Uber to offer free rides on polling days in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad

In a bid to encourage users to step out and vote, premium cab service Uber is offering free rides to its users on the days polls for Lok Sabha elections are held in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Under the offer, Uber will give away two rides up to Rs 1,000 each when people use a special code. The offer will be available to both existing and new users. More →
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