Agartala: A day after BJP’s landslide victory in the by-elections to two assembly seats in Tripura, the CPI-M Politburo reiterated its demand of countermanding the by-polls in Boxanagar and Dhanpur in the Sepahijala district, alleging mass rigging.
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Amidst an atmosphere of palpable tension following unbridled pre-poll violence, West Bengal is gearing up for the three-tier Panchayat poll with single-phase voting on Saturday.
Bengaluru/UNI: The voter turnout stood at 37.25% till 1 pm for the entire Karnataka as polling is underway for the single-phase assembly election on Wednesday, according to Election Commission of India sources.
Bengaluru/UNI: The voter turnout stood at 20.94% at 11 am for the entire Karnataka in the single-phase assembly election on Wednesday, according to the Election Commission of India.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress Tuesday reached out to the Election Commission seeking immediate action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his appeals to Karnataka voters citing it to be "in violation" of the model code.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission (EC) Monday asked Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge to clarify a tweet on his predecessor Sonia Gandhi's "sovereignty" remarks during a rally in poll-bound Karnataka acting on the complaints of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that it amounts to a suggestion of secession.
Bengaluru/IBNS: The Election Commission Wednesday issued a showcase notice to Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank Kharge for his comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Bengaluru: The Election Commission (EC) has directed Manoj Kumar Meena, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnataka, to monitor and prevent corrupt practices leading up to the state's Assembly elections 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.
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.
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.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh): The Congress party has criticised the concept of electoral bonds, describing it as "fundamentally flawed" and "completely corrupt", media reported.
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.
Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded that the Election Commission be dismissed and the election commissioner be appointed through elections.
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.