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Election Commission of India

AA Edit | EC must show spine in making polls free and fair

Free and fair elections are undoubtedly the key precondition for democracy to thrive

14 Dec 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | EC upholds reality of politics

This is much-needed as some of these parties were carrying tags which have long since become moot and did not reflect popular reality

12 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Good formula to pick CEC, ECs

The Supreme Court was forced to step in when it was approached with a plea against the appointment of an election commissioner last year

04 Mar 2023 12:46 AM

Freebies to allure voters, welfarism policy intervention: BJP in letter to EC

The party has no objections to the poll panel's idea that political parties should also submit financial viability of their poll promises

27 Oct 2022 1:05 PM

AA Edit | Sena symbol: EC follows rules

Neither side should be given the advantage of the signs and symbols of the parent party in an election before its completion

10 Oct 2022 12:15 AM

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Assembly polls 2022: EC, health officials to review COVID situation today

EC is prepared for the assembly polls and is expected to announce the dates soon of Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Manipur assemblies

06 Jan 2022 10:51 AM

Election Commission bans victory rallies on May 2

A recent media survey on Tuesday showed the steep spike in Covid-19 cases in the poll-bound states

28 Apr 2021 6:50 AM

Sanjay Kumar | Bengal lesson: Drawbacks of a multi-phase state election

Was planning an eight-phase poll spread over a month, and during a pandemic too boot, wrong, after all?

20 Apr 2021 11:55 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Bengal violence erupted as all leaders poisoned the air

What India is seeing is a generation of political leaders who are immature, who lack the poise of a leader of a national stature

15 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Polling peaceful in all five states, high voter turnout seals parties' destiny

Voting was held in 1.5 lakh polling stations across 475 Assembly seats in the four states and the Union territory of Puducherry

07 Apr 2021 7:59 AM

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EC strips Kamal Nath's 'star campaigner' status over poll code violations

The Congress said it will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's decision.

31 Oct 2020 2:31 AM

Aakar Patel | Draw lessons from US, make voting in India better and safer

It must be asked if we cannot further reform the process and also learn from practices that other nations follow that might help us.

27 Oct 2020 6:40 PM

Bihar election 2020: ECI raps parties for neglecting COVID-19 precautions

In its advisory on October 9, the ECI had asked political parties to follow instructions related to COVID-19 at all stages

21 Oct 2020 11:24 PM

Bypolls to 56 Assembly seats on November 3; all eyes on Madhya Pradesh

The bypolls for one Lok Sabha seat in Bihar and two assembly seats in Manipur would be held on November 7.

29 Sep 2020 8:14 PM

Bihar to go for three-phase poll from October 28; counting of votes on Nov. 10

Over 7.29 crore voters will cast their votes across 243 Assembly constituencies of Bihar.

25 Sep 2020 1:39 PM

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Centres loves us: Sharad Pawar's dig at Modi sarkar after I-T department sends notice

The veteran leader confirmed he received a notice asking for “clarification and explanation” on his election affidavits.

23 Sep 2020 2:15 PM

Bihar Assembly poll, by-elections in Madhya Pradesh to be held around same time

The Commission during a meeting on Friday reviewed the reports and inputs from Chief Secretaries and Chief Electoral Officers

05 Sep 2020 2:48 AM

Disposable gloves, thermal scanners: EC guidelines for polls amid COVID19

A separate set of guidelines would be issued for voters who are residing in areas notified as

21 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

Election Commission tightens security in Maharashtra

In Mumbai, there are two critical polling stations, one each in Goregaon and Mankhurd’s Shivaji Nagar.

21 Oct 2019 3:24 AM

EC announces ban on exit polls from 7 am to 6:30 pm on October 21

Elections to the 90-member Haryana Assembly will be held on October 21 along with the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly.

15 Oct 2019 12:43 PM

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