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Ahmed Patel asks if Election Commission is waiting for PM's travel programmes to end

New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS): Congress leader Ahmed Patel has said it appears the Election Commission was waiting for Prime Minister schedule to be clear before announcing the date for the Lok Sabha elections.

Sushil Chandra takes over as new Election Commissioner

New Delhi, F|eb 15 (IBNS):  Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on Friday.

Election Commission meets representatives of political party

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS):  Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a delegation of representatives of some national and state level recognised political parties met the Election Commission of India at Nirvachan Sadan on Monday.

National Voter's Day: Mamata Banerjee urges young votes to exercise their franchise during upcoming polls

Kolkata, Jan 25 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wished people of India on National Voter's day.

Not going back to paper ballots: Chief Election Commissioner declines Opposition demand

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IBNS): Turning down several opposition parties' demands, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Thursday said there is no way to get back to the paper ballot system in the forthcoming General Elections.

ECIL says Shuja wasn't involved with EVM development

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IBNS): Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) has said Syed Shuja, the "cyber expert" who claimed India's electronic voting machines (EVMs) could be hacked and they had in fact been hacked to the benefit of the BJP in the 2014 general elections, had not been a regular employee of the company and that he was not involved in the development of the EVMs between 2009 and 2014, media reports said.

EVMs cannot be hacked: Election Commission reacts to claims otherwise by 'expert'

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India has denied allegations by an "expert" - in a news conference in London - that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in Indian elections can be tampered with.

Sharad Yadav comments on Vasundhara Raje's weight; CM says EC should act

Jaipur, Dec 7 (IBNS): Reacting to Bihar politician Sharad Yadav's comment on her weight, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said the Election Commission must act, media reports said.

EC removes Shashank as Mizoram CEO '; Ashish Kundra to take over

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IBNS) :The Election Commission of India on Thursday removed Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer SB Shashank and replaced him with Indian Administrative Service officer Ashish Kundra following waves  of protests in the northeastern state, reports said.

Congress accuses Election Commission of being biased towards BJP

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): The Congress party on Saturday accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of being biased towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regarding the announcement of dates for assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram.

EC announces poll dates for MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): The Election Commission on Saturday announced that assembly polls in Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases on Nov 12 and 20.

EC to announce poll dates for MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IBNS): The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday will announce the dates for the assembly elections in four states, Madhya Pradesh, Rajathan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.

Bye-elections to the Legislative Councils of Karnataka and Maharashtra on October 3

New Delhi, Sept 12 (IBNS) : The Election Commission on Wednesday announced bye-elections to some vacant seats in Karnataka Legislative Council and Maharashtra Legislative Council.

EC to decide today whether Telangana state polls can be held by year end

New Delhi, Sept 7 (IBNS): A day after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's declaration of the dissolution of the state Assembly, the Election Commission on Friday will decide whether polls in the southern state can be held by the end of the year, media reports said.

Opposition to meet EC today, will raise demand for paper ballots

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): Several opposition parties will once again raise their demand for the use of paper ballots in upcoming elections, at a meeting with the Election Commission (EC) on Monday, media reports said.