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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.

Govt panel on ‘One Nation, One Poll’ includes Congress’s Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Amit Shah among members

New Delhi: The government on Saturday named Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Home Minister Amit Shah, and former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad among members to the High Level Committee (HLC) to examine and make recommendations for holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha, state assemblies, municipalities and panchayats.

In an unprecedented move, BJP announces candidates for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh elections ahead of EC's poll notification

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday announced the first lists of candidates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh due later this year. This is the first time the BJP has announced the names of candidates even before the Election Commission of India announces the poll dates.

Third meeting of INDIA alliance in Mumbai on Aug 31

Mumbai: The third meeting of the 'INDIA' alliance, formed by the key Opposition parties of the country, including the Congress party, will be held in city on August 31 and September 1, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president Nana Patole said on Saturday.

Nagaland elects its first ever woman MLA in NDPP's Hekani Jakhalu

Kohima/IBNS: Nagaland has created a milestone by electing a woman to its Assembly for the first time. Hekani Jakhalu, a member of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), has become the state's first female MLA.

United opposition can restrict BJP to 100 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha elections: Nitish

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said the BJP wouldn’t cross 100 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections if the Opposition parties counter BJP in 2024 Lok Sabha elections as a united front.

'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.

Paramilitary jawan on Gujarat election duty kills 2 colleagues with service rifle

Porbandar (Gujarat): Two paramilitary jawans were killed and two others injured after one of their colleagues opened fire near Porbandar in Gujarat, where they were stationed for election duty ahead of next month’s assembly polls, media reported.

Fate of 412 candidates sealed in EVMs in HP polls

Dharamshala/UNI: Voters across Himachal Pradesh have decided the fate of 412 candidates in polling across 68 constituencies of the state which started at 0800 hrs and concluded in all the 68 assembly seats at 1700 hrs.

Delhi municipal corporation election to take place on Dec 4: EC

New Delhi, Nov 4 (UNI) The Delhi State Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls in 250 wards under 68 assembly constituencies spread across 13,665 polling stations.

Assam EC declares Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council's election date

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam State Election Commission on Thursday announced the date of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council election.

Centre announces new voting reforms, allows Aadhaar cards as voter ids

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday announced key amendments to bring reforms to the electoral process based on the Election Commission's recommendations.

West Bengal election will be declared within 7-8 days: Mamata Banerjee

Alipurduar/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the high octane state poll will be declared by the Election Commission within 7-8 days.

Assam: Voting for Tiwa Autonomous Council election begins

Guwahati/IBNS: Voting began for the first phase of the Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) election in Assam.