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Lok Sabha Elections: Seven phase polling in India to start from Apr 11, results on May 23

New Delhi, Mar 10 (IBNS): In a seven phased Lok Sabha (lower house) polls, India will vote to choose the new Prime Minister of the country and a government with the first phase of voting starting from Apr 11, the Election Commission announced on Sunday.

BJP takes fight against Mamata Banerjee to Election Commission

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday took their battle against the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal to the Election Commission highlighting how the Mamata Banerjee government in the eastern state is using its machinery to threaten the BJP workers and not allowing any electioneering by refusing permission to landing of helicopters of their leaders.  

Election Commission says KCR push on early Telangana polls preposterous

New Delhi: The Election Commission has called the possibility of early polls in Telangana as pushed by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's party as preposterous.  

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila reveals she has no land or house

Guwahati, Feb 17 (IBNS): Civil rights, political activist Irom Chanu Sharmila only has Rs 2.6 lakh in her possession without any land or house. It was revealed in the her affidavit which she filed to the Election Commission.

EC asks Congress to hold elections for president's post by June 15

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IBNS): The Election Commission (EC) on Monday ordered the Congress party to hold elections for posts including its president by June 15, media reports said.

Murder convict Anand Mohan’s BPP among 8 Bihar-based parties delisted by EC

Patna, Dec 24 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): The Election Commission of India has delisted as many as eight political parties from Bihar for failing to meet the required norms.

Anantnag assembly seat by-poll on June 19: EC

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS) The by-poll to the Anantnag assembly seat in Jammu and Kashmir will be held on June 19, officials said.

Bengal polls: 81.25 pct voter turnout in 4th phase

Kolkata, Apr 26 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Tuesday said the fourth phase of polling for the Assembly polls in West Bengal witnessed a voter turnout of 81.25 percent.

Election Commission removes Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata, Apr 12 (IBNS): Ahead of assembly polls in Kolkata, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday replaced city's police commissioner Rajeev Kumar by senior IPS officer Soumen Mitra, sources confirmed.

Election Commission provides state-wise complaint redressal mechanism

New Delhi, Apr 1 (IBNS) In view of the ongoing elections in several states, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has, on Thursday, issued instruction to provide a Complaint Redressal Mechanism in the respective states.

EC announces polls dates in West Bengal, four other states

New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS) The Election Commission on Friday announced dates for the assembly polls in West Bengal and four other states which will be held between April and May 2016.

Election Commission announces poll dates in five states

New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS) The Election Commission announced dates for assembly polls in five Indian states scheduled over April and May 2016 with West Bengal going to staggered polls in six phases.

Election Commission to announce polls in five states today

New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS) The Election Commission will announce dates for assembly polls in five Indian states likely to be scheduled over April and May 2016.

EC full team in Assam to review poll preparedness

Guwahati, Dec 21 (IBNS) : The full team of Election Commission of India (ECI)- led by Chief Election Commissioner Sayed Nasim Ahmed Zaidi arrived in Guwahati on a two-day visit to Assam on Monday to review the preparedness of assembly poll in the state to be held next year.

Kolkata: Election Commission of India holds review meeting for WB Assembly Election 2016

Kolkata, Dec 10 (IBNS): A team of the Election Commission of India, led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi, on Thursday hosted a review meeting in Kolkata for upcoming West Bengal Assembly Election, which will be conducted in the middle of 2016.