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Election Commission appoints actor Rajkummar Rao as it National Icon for upcoming polls

New Delhi/UNI: In a bid to improve the electoral participation in the upcoming Five state assembly elections and the 2024 general elections, the Election Commission of India( ECI) on Thursday appointed actor Rajkummar Rao as its National Icon.

ECI announces dates for five state elections

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the dates for assembly elections in five states- Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram- which are believed to test Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and others ahead of the 2024 General Elections.

Tripura: CPI-M moves ECI accusing ruling BJP of election code violation

Agartala/UNI: The opposition CPI-M lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India alleging gross violation of the model code of conduct by the ruling BJP with indulgence from election officials during the ongoing by-election to two assembly constituencies—Dhanpur and Boxanagar.

Karnataka polls: 37.25% voting recorded till 1 pm

Bengaluru/UNI: The voter turnout stood at 37.25% till 1 pm for the entire Karnataka as polling is underway for the single-phase assembly election on Wednesday, according to Election Commission of India sources.

Karnataka elections 2023: 20.94% voting recorded till 11 am

Bengaluru/UNI: The voter turnout stood at 20.94% at 11 am for the entire Karnataka in the single-phase assembly election on Wednesday, according to the Election Commission of India.

ECI warns parties over plummeting level of campaign discourse

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India, taking serious note of the plummeting level of campaign discourse for the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections, has issued an advisory to all national and state parties and candidates to exercise caution and restraint in their utterances during campaigning and not to vitiate the election atmosphere.

Karnataka elections to be held on May 10

New Delhi/UNI: Karnataka will vote for a new government on May 10 and results will be declared on May 13, the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday.

Election Commission of India to announce Karnataka assembly polling dates today

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the schedule for the Karnataka's assembly elections on Wednesday.

TMC opposes Election Commission's proposed plan to introduce remote voting

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has opposed the ECI's proposed plan to introduce remote voting to improve the voter participation, saying a hasty decision to chart into the territory of remote voting will have potentially damaging effects.

ECI officials review SVEEP campaign in poll-bound Tripura

Agartala/UNI: The senior officials of the Election Commission of India (ECI) comprising Special Officer Dr Ranavir Singh, and Director to Tripura Santosh Ajmera on Thursday reviewed the ongoing Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) campaign to increase the voters’ turn out in upcoming assembly polls.

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness of Tripura

Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has reviewed the poll-preparedness of the upcoming assembly polls with the election officials of Tripura in New Delhi and directed to undertake all preventive measures to conduct free and fair elections to be held in February, officials said here in a statement on Saturday.

'Reverse urban apathy': EC urges Gujrat voters after low turnout in 1st phase of polls

Ahmedabad/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) Saturday urged the voters in Gujarat to reverse  "urban apathy" after the voting percentage in the first phase of assembly elections declined compared to the 2017 state polls.

SC reserves verdict on independent selection panel for appointments of CEC and ECs

New Delhi/UNI: A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking a direction for an independent selection panel for appointments of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) & Election Commissioners (ECs).

Arun Goel is new Election Commissioner

New Delhi/UNI: Arun Goel on Monday took over as an Election Commissioner.

Gujarat assembly elections: Voting on Dec 1 and 5, results Dec 8

The Gujarat assembly elections will be held in two phases on Dec 1 and 5, the Election Commission of India or ECI announced on Thursday.