Sep 08, 2021 07:44 PM IST
While the poll watchdog has the mandate to register a political party, it lacks power under electoral law to deregister any party.
- Sep 04, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The Election Commission said in a statement that it has decided to hold a by-election in Bhabanipur Assembly Constituency of West Bengal.
- Aug 13, 2021 03:41 PM IST
Vipul Saini, who has a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) degree, was arrested on Thursday from Nakur town's Maccharhedi village in Saharanpur district.
- Jun 30, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The ongoing Delimitation exercise, tasked with redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in the UT, paves the way for holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under Central rule since June 2018.
- May 01, 2021 08:20 PM IST
The Madras HC had observed that the Election Commission “should be put on murder charges” for not taking action against political parties that flouted COVID-19 protocol while holding election rallies in poll-bound states at a time the country was seeing a surge in coronavirus cases.
- Apr 15, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Polling for the fifth phase is set to take place in West Bengal on April 17. The previous four phases were held on March 27, April 1, April 6, and April 10, respectively.
- Mar 26, 2021 08:18 PM IST
The directions from the election body come as four states and one union territory – West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry -- are going to polls from March 27.
- Mar 23, 2021 08:19 PM IST
"This new norm will help the political parties to appoint one polling agent to each booth. It will help any political party to appoint a polling agent amid the COVID-19 pandemic since getting one agent at this hour may be difficult," a senior official said.
- Mar 11, 2021 10:03 PM IST
TMC leaders, including Mamata Banerjee, has alleged that the Bengal CM was attacked and hinted at the incident being politically motivated.
- Feb 28, 2021 08:43 PM IST
In view of the difficulties expressed by the taxpayers in meeting this time limit, Government has decided to further extend the due date for furnishing of GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for the financial year 2019-20 to March 31, 2021 with the approval of Election Commission of India
- Jan 22, 2021 04:40 PM IST
Arora said that the EC's expenditure observer will take steps to prevent misuse of money power.
- Jan 18, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Arora, who will also meet leaders of political parties on Tuesday, is scheduled to address the media the next day before the team's departure from here.
- Jan 15, 2021 04:30 PM IST
The commission also said that the data should be deleted by health authorities once the vaccination exercise concludes, they said.
- Dec 10, 2020 09:08 PM IST
According to the plan, on the digital format of the EPIC there will be two different QR codes consisting of information about the voter. One QR code will have the voter's name and other specific details while the second code will have the voter's other information.
- Nov 04, 2020 10:23 PM IST
The updated figures shows that in the second leg of voting, women voter turnout was 58.80 percent vis-a-vis 52.92 among male electors.
- Oct 29, 2020 08:44 PM IST
As compared to corresponding assembly constituencies which went to poll in the 2015 assembly elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the turnout this time was higher.
- Oct 26, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Addressing a poll meeting last week in Gwalior's Dabra town, where the BJP has fielded Imarti Devi, Kamal Nath had said the Congress candidate was a "simple person" unlike his opponent who was an "item".
- Oct 21, 2020 07:38 PM IST
Addressing a poll meeting on Sunday in Gwalior's Dabra town, where the BJP has fielded Imarti Devi, Kamal Nath had said the Congress candidate was a "simple person" unlike his opponent who was an "item".
- Oct 21, 2020 05:56 PM IST
The Supreme Court had made it mandatory for political parties to publicise their criminal antecedents apart from declaring it in affidavits filed at the time of nominations. .
- Oct 20, 2020 09:38 PM IST
The Commission has used its constitutional powers under Article 324 of the Constitution to take the decision. The EC had taken such a decision for the first time in the 2015 Bihar polls.
- Oct 12, 2020 09:07 PM IST
According to an October 3 notification of the poll panel, "displaying" any election matter, including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media would be prohibited "during the period of 48 hours ending with the hours fixed for conclusion of poll in the respective polling areas in each phase" of the state assembly polls.
- Oct 07, 2020 10:05 PM IST
The Commission said it was informed during the visit to Bihar about the matter of large gatherings because of the presence of star campaigners.
- Sep 30, 2020 11:07 PM IST
The seven Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies where the byelections will be held in November are Naugawan Sadat, Bulandshahr Sadar, Tundla, Bangermau, Ghatampur, Deoria, and Malhani.
- Sep 22, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Pawar also made light of reports about moves for imposing the President's rule in Maharashtra.
- Sep 11, 2020 07:53 PM IST
In October 2018, the Election Commission (EC) had issued directions making it compulsory for candidates contesting elections and the parties fielding them to advertise their criminal antecedents in TV and newspapers at least three times during electioneering.