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EC asks Team Thackeray, Shinde to submit documents proving majority for Sena control

Mumbai/IBNS: The tussle between Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde to take control of the Shiv Sena has moved to a new phase with the Election Commission asking both sides to provide documents by August 8 proving their respective majority, after which the constitutional body will hear the matter.

Mamata Banerjee announces revised HS examination schedule as dates clash Bengal bypolls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the revised schedule for the Higher Secondary (HS) examinations (for class 12) as the dates have clashed with the upcoming byelections announced by the Election Commission.

EC announces bypoll dates to Asansol LS seat vacated by Babul Supriyo, 4 assembly constituencies on Apr 12

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India Saturday announced the schedule of by-elections to one parliamentary constituency in West Bengal and four assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, and West Bengal.

Punjab voter's turnout 4.3 pct more than EC-announced provisional figures, big drop in AAP backed areas

Chandigarh/IBNS: The final voting figures in Punjab has turned out to be  4.3 per cent more than the tentative figures announced by the Election Commission at 5 pm on Sunday.

Assembly polls: ECI allows pad yatras, increases campaigning time

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission on Saturday allowed political parties to hold 'pad yatras' in the poll-bound states, and also increased the daily time for campaigning after reviewing the Covid situation.

Election Commission team visits poll-bound Manipur

Imphal/IBNS: An official team of the Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Sushil Chandra, arrived in Manipur's capital city Imphal on Monday on a two-day visit.

Shiromani Akali Dak demands action against Congress for misusing ‘Gurbani’ in ads

Chandigarh/UNI: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday urged the Election Commission to take strict action against the Congress for misusing 'Gurbani' (Sikh hymns) in its advertisements and asserted that this not only violated the model code of conduct but had also hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community.

Election Commission appoints 15 special observers for poll-bound states

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India Tuesday organised a briefing meeting with the special observers who have been appointed for the current general elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh 2022.

Venkaiah Naidu calls for 75 pct voter turnout in next general election

Hyderabad/UNI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged the Election Commission and the citizens to ensure a voter turnout of 75 per cent in the next general elections to make electoral democracy more inclusive and also sought consensus on simultaneous polls to sustain the tempo of development.

UP Polls: EC to issue notification for 3rd phase tomorrow

Lucknow/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will issue the notification for the third phase of upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls on Tuesday.

Ban on election rallies extended till Jan 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The ban on rallies and roadshows for the state polls scheduled for next month has been extended to January 31 albeit some relaxations for the first two poll phases due on February 10 and 14.

Election Commission's notification for UP phase 2 polls on Friday

Lucknow/UNI: The Election Commission on Thursday said notification for the Feb 14 polls covering 55 assembly segments in nine districts of Rohilkhand region in Uttar Pradesh will be issued on Friday.

Samajwadi Party in trouble as Election Commission issues notice over huge gathering in Lucknow office

Lucknow/IBNS: A public meeting at its Lucknow office attended by hundreds has landed the Samajwadi Party in the soup just ahead of the Uttar Pradesh election.

ECI extends ban on public rallies in five poll-bound states till Jan 22

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday extended a ban on  public rallies and roadshows in the five poll-bound states till Jan 22.

Varun Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 with 'fairly strong symptoms'

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday informed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 with "fairly strong symptoms".