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Supreme Court hears plea seeking direction to ECI to disclose voter turnout data

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court is on Friday hearing a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to disclose the voter turnout data, media reports said.

Congress meets ECI, complaints against PM Modi's remarks on party's manifesto

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Congress party Monday met the Election Commission of India and raised a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making comments against the grand old party alleging that its manifesto is attempting to divide the country and imposing the pre-independence ideology of the Muslim League.

Election Commission of India orders removal of home secretaries in 6 states and West Bengal police chief

Days after announcing the schedule for Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday issued orders for the removal of home secretaries in six states- Gujarat, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

Gyanesh Kumar and Sukhbir Sandhu picked up as new election commissioners: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

New Delhi: Retired IAS officers Gyanesh Kumar and Sukhbir Sandhu have been chosen as the election commissioners for the two vacant posts in the top panel of the Election Commission of India ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, media reports said.

Election Commissioner Arun Goel resigns ahead of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: In a surprising decision, just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Election Commissioner Arun Goel quit the poll body, and President Droupadi Murmu has accepted his resignation.

ECI announces dates for five state elections

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the dates for assembly elections in five states- Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram- which are believed to test Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and others ahead of the 2024 General Elections.

Election Commissioner of India Dr Anup Chandra Pandey visits Uzbekistan to observe early presidential polls

Tashkent: Election Commissioner of India, Dr. Anup Chandra Pandey is leading a three-member delegation to Uzbekistan to observe the conduct of early presidential elections on Sunday.

Former bureaucrat Arun Goel appointed Election Commissioner

New Delhi: Retired IAS officer Arun Goel has been appointed the Election Commissioner of India.

ECI to announce dates for assembly elections in five states

New Delhi/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the schedule for the upcoming 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand at 3.30 pm on Saturday.

All parties want polls on time with COVID protocol in place: Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: India's poll body (ECI) on Thursday said all political parties of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, want the upcoming assembly elections to be held on time with COVID-19 protocols in place, media reports said.

Voter list revision in UP from Nov 1: ECI

Lucknow/UNI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday said the revision of the electoral rolls in Uttar Pradesh will take place from November 1 in view of assembly polls due next year.

Election for lone Pondy Rajya Sabha seat to be held on Oct 4

Puducherry/UNI: Election to fill a lone vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry will be held on October 4.

TMC delegation to meet ECI today, likely to request for bypolls in West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: A delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will meet the Election Commission of India (ECI) here Thursday with a likely request for the conduction of the pending bypolls in West Bengal.

On 2nd May, hold me to my last tweet: Election strategist Prashant Kishor on Bengal polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Election strategist Prashant Kishor, who is working for the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, once again exuded confidence in Mamata Banerjee's party in the upcoming polls scheduled to begin on Mar 27.

Bihar to go for assembly polls amid Covid-19 from Oct 28, results on Nov 10

New Delhi/IBNS: The first elections in India amid the Covid-19 situation will be held in the eastern state of Bihar between Oct 28 and Nov 7 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will lock horns with a disarrayed opposition in a high-pitched electoral contest.