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Excluded persons from NRC in Assam can vote if their names are listed in electoral rolls: EC

Guwahati/IBNS: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Wednesday said that the persons whose names were excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list in Assam can vote in the Assembly Election in the state if their names are on the electoral rolls.

Bengal assembly election: Full bench of ECI arrives in Kolkata tomorrow to review poll preparedness

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In order to assess the preparedness in connection with the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, the full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI), led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, will be arriving in Kolkata on Wednesday (Jan 20) on a three-day visit, officials said.

ECI team to visit Assam to review assembly polls preparedness

Guwahati/IBNS: A Election Commission of India (ECI) team will be visiting Assam next week to review preparedness for the assembly polls in the state which is scheduled in March-April this year.

Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls likely in March 2021, says WB Election Commission; Trinamool 'ready'

Kolkata/IBNS: The elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) are likely to be held in March 2021 ahead of the assembly polls, said the West Bengal Election Commission on Tuesday.

'EC has no power': SC puts on hold poll body order revoking Kamal Nath's star campaigner status

New Delhi/IBNS: In a relief for the Congress veteran, the Supreme Court on Monday put on hold the Election Commission (EC)'s order revoking the star campaigner status of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath for the byelections in the state, media reports said.

ECI issues guidelines for conduct of elections during COVID-19

Chandigarh/UNI: Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued comprehensive guidelines pertaining to key activities for the safe conduct of elections.

BREAKING: Bihar Polls to be held in three phases from Oct 28, results on Nov 10

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Bihar polls will be held in three phases from Oct 28 to Nov 7, announced the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday. 

Election Commission mourns passing away of Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission (ECI) on Monday deeply mourned the passing away of Former President Pranab Mukherjee.

Postal ballots for Coronavirus patients, elderly people to cast votes in India

New Delhi/IBNS: In a major change brought in the electoral system by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday, people above 65 years of age and those infected with Novel Coronavirus have been allowed to avail postal ballots to cast their votes, media reports said.

Election Commission announces poll dates to 55 RS seats in 17 states

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday announced polls to 55 Rajya Sabha seats in 17 states, where the term of the members will end in April 2020.

EC bans Anurag Thakur for 72 hours, Parvesh Verma for 96 hours from campaigning

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday banned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma, from campaigning for 72 and 96 hours respectively over their controversial remarks in the run up to the Delhi assembly elections which will be held on Feb 8.

Delhi polls: EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma as BJP star campaigners over controversial remarks

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday ordered the removal of Union Minister Anurag Thakur and Lok Sabha MP Parvesh Verma as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s star campaigners over their controversial remark in the run-up to the Delhi assembly elections which will be held next month, media reports said.

Delhi polls: EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma as BJP star campaigners over controversial remarks

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday ordered the removal of Union Minister Anurag Thakur and Lok Sabha MP Parvesh Verma as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s star campaigners over their controversial remark in the run-up to the Delhi assembly elections which will be held next month, media reports said.

Delhi polls: EC imposes 48-hour campaign ban on BJP's Kapil Mishra over 'India vs Pak' tweet

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday imposed a 48-hour ban on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Delhi's Model Town constituency, Kapil Mishra, for his communal tweet where he compared the upcoming Delhi assembly elections with a clash between India and Pakistan.

Election Commission asks Twitter to remove Kapil Mishra's 'India v Pakistan' tweet

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission has asked micro-blogging site Twitter to remove Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra's tweet where he had compared the upcoming Delhi assembly elections with a fight between India and Pakistan.