Feb 26, 2019 09:46 PM IST
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, speaking to reporters here, said the ECI is duty-bound to carry out the mandate given to it by the Constitution.
- Feb 25, 2019 07:52 PM IST
More names were likely to be deleted in the coming weeks as the process of authentication of voters was underway, the ECI official said.
- Dec 01, 2018 04:20 PM IST
The state polls saw a voter turnout of 75.05 percent in the elections
- Dec 01, 2018 04:08 PM IST
Congress leader and AICC's Chhattisgarh in-charge P L Punia told reporters that suspicious activities were being reported in the Dhamtari Assembly seat in the state.
- Oct 20, 2018 08:20 PM IST
Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that so far Rs 456.27 lakh in cash, 280.59 litre liquor and 36 illegal vehicles have been seized by authorities.
- Sep 11, 2018 09:13 PM IST
K Chandrashekar Rao has been appointed as the caretaker chief minister till the elections are announced. However, party leaders have contested that "free and fair" elections cannot be conducted if KCR continues to be chief minister.
- Aug 12, 2018 05:55 PM IST
All the required EVMs — 13.95 lakh ballot units and 9.3 lakh control units — will be delivered by September 30.
- Jul 25, 2018 02:10 PM IST
With 3 months to go for the deadline, the poll panel has received only 3.48 lakh units, of the total order of 16.15 lakh VVPAT machies, as of June 19 this year
- Jul 03, 2018 03:58 PM IST
Rawat said the aim of the poll panel is to ensure that "no voter is left behind" during the course of the forthcoming polls and the Election Commission has decided to address this challenge with a short-term, medium-term and long-term goals and timelines.
- Jul 02, 2018 08:00 PM IST
The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) analysed election expenditure and vote share of 4,087 out of 4,120 sitting MLAs in 11 states.
- Jun 30, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) had last week announced election to the 11 EMLA (Elected by MLAs) constituency seats.
- Jun 05, 2018 04:26 PM IST
The Anantnag Lok Sabha seat was vacated by Mehbooba Mufti in June 2016 after she was appointed as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in April 2016. The seat has been vacant since then.
- May 27, 2018 03:40 PM IST
"When the Central Information Commission has declared six national political parties as public authority, the Election Commission cannot take a position contrary to that unless the order of the CIC has been overturned by the Supreme Court or High Courts. The order of EC has no merit," former Chief Information Commissioner A N Tiwari told PTI
- May 02, 2018 03:15 PM IST
In an interview to News18, Mendiratta said, “With present EVM and VVPAT machines, simultaneous polls cannot be held and it would take at least three years for the commission to procure required number of machines.”
- Dec 18, 2017 11:10 AM IST
Seeking a sixth straight term, the BJP was ahead in 100 seats while the opposition Congress is leading in 70 seats, the Election Commission(EC) trends available for 175 of the 182 seats at stake showed.
- Nov 27, 2017 06:37 PM IST
The ECI had launched a campaign on November 15th to ensure that all prospective and eligible voters born this year are registered to vote
- Sep 08, 2017 07:20 PM IST
JD(U) leaders, including its parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha R C P Singh and secretary general K C Tyagi, urged the EC to take an early decision in the matter.
- Jun 29, 2017 11:33 AM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said notification for the election will be issued on July 4 and nominations can be submitted by July 18.
- Jun 08, 2017 12:40 PM IST
With the election date now officially declared, talks between the main political parties are expected to intensify. Here's a look at the contenders for India's highest office.
- May 11, 2017 12:30 PM IST
The protesters, including AAP MLAs and newly appointed Delhi convener Gopal Rai, alleged that the manipulation of electronic voting machines was killing democracy.
- Mar 02, 2017 08:00 AM IST
"The party has received its registration certificate from the Election Commission, paving way for entering the electoral fray," party spokesperson Anupam said.
- Sep 07, 2015 11:06 AM IST
While the Janata Dal(United)-Rastriya Janata Dal-Congress alliance is fighting the elections with Nitish Kumar as CM candidate The Bhartiya Janata Party and allies are yet to announce a Chief Ministerial candidate, and are banking on Prime Minister Modi to win the election for them.
- Feb 28, 2015 07:46 PM IST
The election-related expenditure are settled between the Law Ministry and the Home Ministry through 'book adjustments'. The Election Commission's outlay has also been increased from Rs 70 crore to Rs 80 crore.
- Dec 16, 2012 03:15 PM IST
Brisk voter turnout was reported from the three booths in as many Assembly seats, where the Election Commission of India had ordered repolling.
- May 07, 2011 03:15 PM IST
Dr. SY Quraishi, Chief Election Commissioner, tells Anuradha SenGupta of CNBC-TV18 in Beautiful People that citizen participation in the nation has increased tremendously and that the people are more pro-active than earlier.