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ECI asks Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to back his claim about attempt to influence DMs by 7 pm today

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has set 7 pm as the deadline for Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to back his allegation that Union Home Minister Amit Shah called 150 DMs (district magistrates) and collectors in an attempt to influence them ahead of the counting of votes of Lok Sabha elections on June 4.

Supreme Court hears plea seeking direction to ECI to disclose voter turnout data

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court is on Friday hearing a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to disclose the voter turnout data, media reports said.

Lok Sabha elections: TMC seeks voter turnout report of phase 1 and 2 from CEC

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has requested the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to provide the voter turnout report for phase 1 and 2 in the Lok Sabha elections, media reports said.

Supreme Court to deliver verdict on pleas seeking complete count of VVPAT slips

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday deliver its verdict on pleas seeking a complete count of Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips to tally with the number of votes cast in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during elections, media reports said.

Election Commission of India seizes record Rs. 4650 crores inducements ahead of general polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced it has seized record Rs. 4650 crores inducements ahead of the first phase of voting for the Lok Sabha polls.

Election Commission asks Centre to stop sending 'Viksit Bharat' messages

New Delhi: In a strong measure to implement adherence to the model code of conduct, the Election Commission has ordered the Union government to stop the dissemination of 'Viksit Bharat' messages via WhatsApp immediately, media reports said.

Election Commission issues notification for first phase of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday issued notification for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections for 102 seats.

ECI appoints Sanjay Mukherjee as new West Bengal DGP ahead of Lok Sabha polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday appointed Sanjay Mukherjee, a 1989 batch IPS officer as the new Director General of Police (DGP)of West Bengal with immediate effect.

Election Commission of India orders removal of home secretaries in 6 states and West Bengal police chief

Days after announcing the schedule for Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday issued orders for the removal of home secretaries in six states- Gujarat, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

Cong demands reply from PM Modi, Home Minister Shah on electoral bonds

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah on the electoral bond issue.

Election Commission amends date of vote-counting for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections to June 2

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) Sunday amended the date of vote counting for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections from June 4 to June 2.

Voter numbers go up to 96.88 crore in 2024; over 2.18 lakh voters of above 100 years of age

New Delhi: The total number of registered voters in the country has increased to 96.88 crores as of January 1, 2024, compared to 89.6 crores at the time of the last general elections held in 2019 and the voter club of above 100 years of age is 2,18,442.

Supreme Court registry returns seal covered electoral bonds data to Election Commission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court registry returned the electoral bonds data provided by the Election Commission on Saturday, in compliance with the directive of a five-member Constitution bench, media reports said.

Lok Sabha 2024: Election Commission announces poll dates; check out state-wise details

New Delhi: The Chief Election Commissioner on Saturday announced the schedule for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The electoral process will span seven phases, starting on April 19 and covering all states and union territories.

Special polling stations near camps for displaced electors in Manipur, says ECI

In view of the recent conflicts in the North Eastern state Manipur and the forthcoming Lok Sabha Election, the Election Commission of India on Saturday said it has reviewed the ground situation and has made arrangements to ensure all registered electors are able to cast their votes.