Kolkata/UNI: The Election Commission (EC) has taken serious note of some reports coming in of congregation of people to celebrate the anticipated victory of respective parties.
Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has gone to the Supreme Court over Madras High Court's "should be booked for murder" comments, saying that the remarks were "blatantly disparaging".
Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has gone to the Supreme Court over Madras High Court's "should be booked for murder" comments.
Chennai/IBNS: Days after it was rebuked over its handling of assembly elections amid Covid-19, India's poll body on Friday requested the Madras High Court to restrain media from covering oral conversations in the courtroom, media reports said.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: To ensure a free, fair and peaceful election in 11,860 polling booths spread across 35 assembly constituencies in four districts in the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly polls scheduled on Thursday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has deployed 753 companies of Central paramilitary forces along with the state police, officials said.
Birbhum/West Bengal/IBNS: Nearly two hours after Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal went out of the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s 'eyes', local machineries of the poll body on Wednesday afternoon found the TMC strongman at Tarapith and put him under strict surveillance again, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has made negative Covdi-19 test or two doses of coronavirus vaccine compulsory for the candidates and their agents who want to enter the vote counting halls in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday served a show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate in Kolkata Port assembly seat, Firhad (Bobby) Hakim, after the BJP had complained about a viral video where he was allegedly abusing the saffron party and Central paramilitary forces, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after getting slammed by the Madras High Court, India's poll body on Tuesday banned all victory processions after the declaration of election results in four states and one union territory on May 2 over Covid-19 spike.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid some stray incidents of violence, the seventh phase of West Bengal Assembly polls concluded on Monday with an overall voters' turnout of 75.06 per cent till 5 PM.
Chennai/IBNS: Slamming the poll body over its way of conducting elections in various parts of India, the Madras High Court on Monday held Election Commission of India (ECI) officers solely responsible for the Covid-19 second wave which has crippled the country.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India after the West Bengal assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections in the future, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said, according to media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of rapidly rising cases of Covid-19, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday slapped a ban on holding any kind of roadshow and cycle/bike/vehicle rally for the last two phases of West Bengal assembly elections with effect from 7 pm. tonight, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Voting for the sixth phase of the high-voltage West Bengal Assembly Election concluded on Thursday with an overall 79 per cent turnout till 5 PM in four districts of the state.