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Election Commission of India

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

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

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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

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

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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

ECI publishes final list of voters

All voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Assembly elections scheduled to be held on October 21.

10 Oct 2019 1:53 AM

ECI fixes rate cards for poll expenses

The expenditure limit for each candidate for the Assembly elections has been fixed at Rs 28 lakhs.

02 Oct 2019 2:41 AM

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Social media sites to follow ‘code of ethics’ in polls: EC

During Lok Sabha elections this year, social media platforms took action against 909 “violative cases” reported by the ECI.

27 Sep 2019 6:01 AM

Liquor shops to be under CCTV surveillance during elections

The Election Commission of India (ECI) Thursday informed the collector’s office about the new rules for liquor shops during the elections.

27 Sep 2019 2:10 AM

Rajya Sabha bypolls on Oct 16 to fill vacancies of Jaitley, Jethmalani

The Election Commission said the last date for withdrawal of candidatures is October 9.

26 Sep 2019 5:25 PM

Code of conduct comes into effect after EC notification

Total of 19,442 voting centres have been established in the state, including 5,511 in urban areas and 13,931 in rural areas.

22 Sep 2019 4:28 AM

Take 44 lakh bogus voters off list: Congress

NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said that the party demanded that the EC raise the expenditure limit from Rs 28-60 lakh.

19 Sep 2019 3:38 AM

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