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Assembly polls: ECI allows pad yatras, increases campaigning time

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Saturday allowed political parties to hold 'pad yatras' in the poll-bound states, and also increased the daily time for campaigning after reviewing the Covid situation.

ECI extends ban on public rallies in five poll-bound states till Jan 22

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday extended a ban on  public rallies and roadshows in the five poll-bound states till Jan 22.

UP polls 2022: ECI to set the ball rolling from tomorrow

Lucknow /UNI: With political parties grappling in selecting candidates for the 403 assembly seats in the state, the Election Commission of India(ECI) is prepared to set the ball rolling for the 7- phase crucial assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh from Friday, it was announced on Thursday.

ECI to announce dates for assembly elections in five states

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the schedule for the upcoming 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand at 3.30 pm on Saturday.

All parties want polls on time with COVID protocol in place: Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: India's poll body (ECI) on Thursday said all political parties of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, want the upcoming assembly elections to be held on time with COVID-19 protocols in place, media reports said.

Voter list revision in UP from Nov 1: ECI

Lucknow/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday said the revision of the electoral rolls in Uttar Pradesh will take place from November 1 in view of assembly polls due next year.

TMC delegation to meet ECI today, likely to request for bypolls in West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: A delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will meet the Election Commission of India (ECI) here Thursday with a likely request for the conduction of the pending bypolls in West Bengal.

Negative Covid report or two vaccine jabs compulsory for candidates to enter vote counting centres : EC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has made negative Covdi-19 test or two doses of coronavirus vaccine compulsory for the candidates and their agents who want to enter the vote counting halls in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry.

Bengal polls: TMC's Anubrata Mondal escapes from ECI's surveillance

Birbhum/West Bengal/IBNS: A day after the Election Commission of India (ECI) put Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal under strict surveillance, the ruling party strongman went out of the ECI's 'eyes', officials said on Wednesday.

Bengal polls: ECI puts TMC's Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal under surveillance

New Delhi/IBNS: Two days ahead of the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday ordered to put Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal under surveillance to ensure free and fair elections in the district, officials said.

Bengal polls: ECI rubbishes Mamata Banerjee's allegations against poll observers, calls it 'baseless, false, misleading'

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had accused some observers of the Election Commission of India (ECI) of performing biased role at the behest of the BJP during the ongoing assembly election in the state, the poll body on Sunday evening dismissed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief's claim and stated that her remarks against the ECI officers were 'absolutely baseless, false and misleading', officials said.

Bengal polls: ECI bans BJP's Sayantan Basu, TMC's Sujata Mondal from campaigning for 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP leader Sayantan Basu and Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), officials said.

Factually incorrect, devoid of substance: Election Commission rubbishes Mamata's allegations of voter intimidation at Nandigram booth

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Dismissing Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's allegations of voter intimidation at a polling booth in Nandigram's Boyal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday stated that the West Bengal Chief Minister's hand-written complaint was factually incorrect and devoid of substance.

EC announces poll dates for four states & one UT: West Bengal Assembly polls to be held in eight phases starting March 27

New Delhi: The high-voltage Assembly polls in West Bengal will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29.

Bypoll to one seat of Karnataka Council on Mar 15, announces ECI

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced by-election to one vacant seat of Karnataka Legislative Council on Mar 15.