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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.

INDIA bloc's March 31 rally not 'person or party specific': Congress's Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Congress on Saturday asserted that the INDIA bloc’s rally on March 31 will not be 'person-specific or of one party' but to save the democracy and Constitution of the country and will be called 'Loktantra Bachao' rally.

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Congress fields Karti Chidambaram, Digvijay Singh in fourth list

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Congress released its fourth list of 46 candidates for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Saturday which featured party veterans like Digvijaya Singh from Rajgarh, Ajay Rai from Varanasi, Danish Ali from Amroha, and Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga.

SC to hear plea seeking ban on announcement of freebies by political parties in election campaigns

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to schedule a hearing for March 21 regarding a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the tradition of political parties offering free incentives during electoral campaigns, media reported.

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.

High-level committee submits report on 'One Nation One Election' to Prez Murmu

New Delhi: The high-level committee on 'One Nation One Election', headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind submitted its report on simultaneous polls to President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Lok Sabha polls: AAP, Congress agree on 4:3 seat sharing formula in Delhi

New Delhi: Congress and AAP on Saturday have agreed on seat sharing arrangement for Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Goa and Chandigarh, ending speculations that the two parties may not reach an understanding in the matter.

Election 2024: AAP, Congress reach seat-sharing deals in Goa, Delhi, Gujarat and Haryana

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress have reached a primary agreement to divide electoral constituencies in Delhi, Gujarat, Goa, Chandigarh, and Haryana ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha election, media reports said.

Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP releases names of election in-charges and co-in-charges for states

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) on Saturday released the names of election in-charges and co-in-charges for states ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

Congress holds review meeting on Rajasthan poll defeat

New Delhi: After losing the Rajasthan Assembly election, Congress leaders held a review meeting on Saturday to evaluate the party’s performance.

Rajasthan Assembly poll: Over 69% voter turnout recorded

Jaipur: Rajasthan recorded over 69% voter turnout in Assembly polls held on Saturday.

Centre's plan to rope in bureaucrats as 'Rath Prabharis' hits roadblock from Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre's plan to rope in bureaucrats for a countrywide mega rally to highlight the BJP-led central government's achievements has hit a hurdle with the Election Commission banning the yatra in five states where elections are due by the year-end.

Rajasthan Assembly polls: In a balancing act, BJP includes Vasundhara Raje in 2nd candidate list

Jaipur: Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is among the 83 candidates announced by the BJP for the upcoming state assembly elections, media reports said.

Sale of electoral bonds at authorised State Bank of India branches from Oct 4

New Delhi: The government introduced the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018, amended in November 2022, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday.

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury refuses to join govt panel on 'One Natio, One Election', calls it an 'eyewash'

New Delhi: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has declined to be part of the eight-member committee headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind to examine whether India can hold state and Parliamentary elections together, media reports said.