Election Commission

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  • EC must investigate bribery allegations made by Hardik: Congress

    EC must investigate bribery allegations made by Hardik: Congress

    The Congress on Thursday said the Election Commission should investigate the allegations made by PAAS leader Hardik Patel that he was offered Rs 1,200 crore by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's Chief Principal Secretary K. Kailashnathan when he was in......

    November 23, 2017
  • Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, acting President of Sharad Yadav faction of the Janata Dal (United), on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission (EC) order of granting the party's "arrow" symbol to the faction led by Bihar......

    November 21, 2017
  • Ex-CEC Quraishi raises concern over reports of faulty EVMs, VVPAT

    Ex-CEC Quraishi raises concern over reports of faulty EVMs, VVPAT

    Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), SY Quraishi, raised doubts on the effectiveness and the safety of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) that are now being widely used by the election commission throughout the country. The ex-CEC on Saturday expressed his concerns regarding the......

    November 19, 2017
  • Sharad questions EC decision on JD-U symbol, says justice not done

    Sharad questions EC decision on JD-U symbol, says justice not done

    Questioning the Election Commission's decision to grant the "arrow" symbol to the Nitish Kumar-led faction of Janata Dal-United, senior socialist leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday said "justice was not done" and vowed to continue the fight......

    November 19, 2017
  • Nitish's JD-U is real party, entitled to use 'Arrow' symbol

    Nitish's JD-U is real party, entitled to use 'Arrow' symbol

    In a major setback to rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Friday ruled that the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the "real party" and also entitled to use the party's "Arrow" symbol.......

    November 17, 2017
  • Election Commission starts nomination-filing process for Gujarat elections

    Election Commission starts nomination-filing process for Gujarat elections

    The much-awaited process of filing nominations has been put into motion by the election commission for the first phase of Gujarat elections to be held on December 9.  The nomination filing will close on November 21. However, since the main parties......

    November 14, 2017
  • Gujarat Elections 2017: 60,000 security personnel to be deployed for polls

    Gujarat Elections 2017: 60,000 security personnel to be deployed for polls

    Over 60,000 security personnel from para-military and state police forces are to be deployed in Gujarat for the upcoming assembly election in the state. Besides, the Centre has kept ready about 650 train coaches for the movement of this security......

    November 14, 2017
  • Delhi HC notice to EC on Kejriwal's plea

    Delhi HC notice to EC on Kejriwal's plea

    The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission (EC) on a plea filed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging two orders which censured him and ordered the lodging of an FIR against him for violating......

    November 13, 2017
  • EC should ensure free, fair polls in Gujarat: Azad

    EC should ensure free, fair polls in Gujarat: Azad

    Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad said on Monday that the Election Commission (EC) should ensure free and fair Assembly polls in Gujarat "without any fear". "I would request the Election Commission that they should ensure free and fair election,......

    November 13, 2017
  • Himachal Elections 2017: HP polls see 74% turnout, highest in four decades

    Himachal Elections 2017: HP polls see 74% turnout, highest in four decades

    A record over 74 per cent, highest in four decades, of Himachal Pradesh's 50.25 lakh electorate on Thursday exercised their franchise in the assembly elections where the ruling Congress and the BJP were locked in a straight contest. "The percentage......

    November 10, 2017
  • Close down unauthorised TV channels: EC to Gujarat Entertainment Tax Commissioner

    Close down unauthorised TV channels: EC to Gujarat Entertainment Tax Commissioner

    Taking cognizance of the complaints from various political parties and their representatives regarding unauthorised usage of TV channels, the Election Commission through an order has asked the Gujarat Entertainment Tax Commissioner to issue a legality check on the broadcast of......

    November 5, 2017
  • Tainted species?

    Tainted species?

    The political class ~ regardless of party affiliation ~ ought to feel thoroughly ashamed of itself in the wake of the apex court virtually directing the Central government to set up special courts to expeditiously process criminal cases pending against......

    November 3, 2017
  • Photo voter slips to every voter by 2 November: EC

    Photo voter slips to every voter by 2 November: EC

    Senior Deputy Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India (ECI), Umesh Sinha over a video conference with Deputy Commissioners and CEO on Tuesday reviewed the poll preparedness in the state for Vidhan Sabha elections-2017. He directed the District Election Officers to ensure that......

    October 31, 2017