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Vasundhara Raje transfers more than 600 officials in pre-poll shake-up

Though the EC only asks for the shifting of employees who have been in a particular place or seat for more than two years before elections.

28 Jul 2018 1:15 AM

Palghar bypoll: BJP to complain to EC against Shiv Sena

BJP accuses Shiv Sena of roping in criminals to distribute money to voters.

27 May 2018 7:46 PM

Gloom in RR Nagar over postponement

The deferring of the polls has come as a shocker as it was announced a few hours before the commencement of the polls.

13 May 2018 1:37 AM

Order on AAP MLAs proof of independent judiciary: BJP

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said that the Election Commission (EC) should definitely give a proper re-hearing to the MLAs.

24 Mar 2018 1:27 AM

Delhi High Court sets aside AAP MLAs’ disqualification

EC’s recommendation against legislators was ‘bad in law’, ‘vitiated’, says court.

24 Mar 2018 1:16 AM


Guj polls: SC rejects Cong plea to verify EVM votes with VVPAT paper slip

Congress had filed a plea seeking directions to the EC to cross verify at least 25 per cent of VVPAT with votes cast with EVM.

15 Dec 2017 4:24 PM

I-T dept slaps AAP with Rs 30 cr tax notice over undisclosed funds

Notice to party height of political vendetta, says Arvind Kejriwal.

28 Nov 2017 1:24 AM

I-T dept slaps AAP with Rs 30 cr tax notice over undisclosed funds

Step taken out of vendetta, we have full confidence the charge will die in court, says AAP.

27 Nov 2017 4:32 PM

Poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh today

Both states are poll-bound end of the year.

12 Oct 2017 11:01 AM

BJP used religion to win Mira-Bhayandar civic poll, will approach EC: Sena

However, a Congress leader said that 'power at any cost' is the formula BJP is using all across the country.

22 Aug 2017 8:35 AM


Opposition furore over Nota in Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress’ reservations come at a time when one of its senior leaders, Ahmed Patel, is pitted in a close electoral battle to RS from Gujarat.

02 Aug 2017 1:24 AM

EVM Hackathon: NCP, CPI(M) opt out; want to understand voting process, says CEC

Earlier, there were reports of widespread allegations that electronic voting machiens had been tampered with during civic polls.

03 Jun 2017 6:12 PM

EVM Hackathon begins; U'khand HC says won't allow criticism of machines

The court pointed out that the work to build EVM machines is done by government agencies and the EC is a constitutional body. 

03 Jun 2017 9:15 AM

Non-serious parties should be kept out of politics: Parliamentary panel

The Committee is of the view that provisions relating to registration of political parties needs to be made more stringent.

14 Apr 2017 5:55 PM

With Kashmir Valley in lockdown, PDP wants Anantnag bypoll postponed

Miscreants have set on fire 2 schools in Anantnag, which were supposed to be used as polling booths.

10 Apr 2017 11:56 AM


Trying to end bribery for votes, EC should appoint me ambassador: Kejriwal

The Election Commission has censured Kejriwal for his bribe remarks made at a poll rally in Goa.

23 Jan 2017 5:51 PM

Give details on procedure used to delay 2012 Budget: EC to govt

The poll watchdog has also sought details on the process involved in preparing and presenting the Union Budget.

19 Jan 2017 3:10 PM

Budget on February 1, no announcements for poll-bound states

Parties including Congress and TMC had appealed against presenting the Budget just hours before the first of the five states goes to poll.

18 Jan 2017 8:01 PM

Mulayam makes U-turn, now wants Shivpal in Akhilesh's poll list

Earlier, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had presented a list of 38 names to son Akhilesh Yadav, which did not include Shivpal.

17 Jan 2017 4:22 PM

SP war: EC reserves order on 'cycle' symbol

Both Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh have approached the EC claiming the party symbol.

13 Jan 2017 5:47 PM