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.
'EC doesn't take dictation from anybody': Poll body on Congress' match-fixing allegation on Assam delimitation
Guwahati: The Election Commission has strongly rejected the Congress party’s allegation that the delimitation process in Assam is a "pre-determined move" and is a “match-fixing” between EC and BJP, media reports said.
Election Commission has to pass ‘Agni Pariksha’ after every election: CEC Rajiv Kumar
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar today said that the Election Commission of India has to pass through trial by fire even though the electorate trusts the election results.
Congress terms electoral bonds 'corrupt', calls for setting up of national election fund
Raipur (Chhattisgarh): The Congress party has criticised the concept of electoral bonds, describing it as "fundamentally flawed" and "completely corrupt", media reported.
SC to hear Uddhav Thackerya's plea; Shiv Sena name, symbol to remain with Shinde camp now
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will hear Uddhav Thackeray's plea now over the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol, which the Election Commission granted to the Eknath Shinde faction.
EC should be dismissed: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded that the Election Commission be dismissed and the election commissioner be appointed through elections.
'Rs 2000 crores paid to purchase Shiv Sena party name, symbol': Sanjay Raut
Mumbai/IBNS/UNI: Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut, who belongs to the Uddhav Thackeray faction, Sunday alleged that a deal of Rs 2000 crores took place to purchase the Shiv Sena party name and its symbol.
In big setback for Uddhav Thackeray, EC recognizes Shinde faction as real Shiv Sena, allots party symbol
Mumbai/UNI: In a major setback to Uddhav Thackeray, the Election Commission of India (ECI) Friday recognised the Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena and allowed them to use the traditional party symbol of bow and arrow.
Election Commission ensures voting of 139 fenced out Tripura voters
Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has taken action to ensure the voting rights of 139 Indian electorates of Tripura so far who are living outside the wire fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border of the state at zero line, said Chief Electoral Officer Kiran Gitte.
ECI suspends a sector officer in Tripura for illegally defacing PM Modi's photo
Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday suspended a senior official of the Tripura government on the charge of illegally defacing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face in a poster on a private property in Sabroom in South Tripura three days ago.
Election Commission seeks report on political violence in Tripura
Agartala/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday directed the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Tripura to submit the inquiry report by Friday on the political violence recently perpetrated on opposition CPI-M and Congress allegedly by ruling BJP cadres.
Tripura to vote on Feb 16, Meghalaya-Nagaland to elect new Assembly on Feb 27
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the Assembly election dates for Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura.
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.
Election Commission comes up with RVM to improve migrant workers' voting rights
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has come up with a prototype Multi-Constituency Remote Electronic Voting (RVM) Machine to improve the voting rights of the migrant workers, media reports said.
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.