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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.

Delhi polls: EC seeks report on BJP candidate Kapil Mishra's 'India vs Pakistan' comment

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission on Friday sought a report from the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra's controversial comment where he had literally compared the Delhi assembly elections with a match between India and Pakistan, media reports said.

UP: Notification for bypolls to one RS seat issued

Lucknow/UNI: Election Commission on Monday issued notification to hold the by-election to one vacant seat of the Rajya Sabha in Uttar Pradesh on December 12.

Election Commission to probe into Prakash Javadekar's announcement on Forest Act

Ranchi/UNI: The Election Commission will probe the announcement of Union Forest and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar related to withdrawal of the draft over the amendments proposed in the Indian Forest Act of 1927.

Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana on Oct 21, counting on Oct 24

New Delhi: The assembly elections in two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states, Maharashtra and Haryana, will be held in a single phase on Oct 21, Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora announced on Saturday.

BREAKING: Polls in Maharashtra, Haryana on Oct 21

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the state polls in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on Oct 21.

Till the tribunals decides on NRC all are eligible to cast their votes: CEC

Bengaluru, Sep 4 (UNI) Chief Election Commissioner of India (CEC) Sunil Arora today clarified that those whose names were deleted in the recently published National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam State will continue to be eligible for voting in the election till the final order of the Foreigners Tribunals is announced.

Election Commission holds first internal meeting on delimitation in J&K

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) A week after the Parliament passed Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill to make the state as two Union Territories, the Election Commission on Tuesday held an internal discussion to implement the delimitation process for the assembly.

Election Commission rejects Opposition's demand on VVPAT

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the Opposition's demand to tally the Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips before the beginning of the counting process, media reports said.