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West Bengal celeb candidates unwind before poll results day

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 16:07

Though a bit anxious and jittery, West Bengal`s celeb candidates are trying their best to catch forty winks with only two days to go for the counting of votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Returning officers to give certificates to winning candidates

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 13:40

Lok Sabha Joint Secretary AK Singh has asked Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer to direct the returning officers to present certificates to winning candidates after poll counting and inform them about facilities and arrangements made for them in New Delhi.

No place for pro-Pakistan, anti-Narendra Modi people in India: Giriraj Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 09:40

At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is desperately trying to shed its pro-Hindutva image, party leader Giriraj Singh has stoked yet another controversy by saying why all terrorists belong to a particular community.

Repolling held at 28 stations for AP assembly constituencies

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 09:26

Repolling was held peacefully at 29 polling stations under different Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh today.

Give proper publicity before revising Maharashtra voters list, EC told

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 23:36

Declining to interfere in the just-concluded 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bombay High Court Monday directed the Election Commission to undertake a revision of the electoral rolls after proper publicity before the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.

EC identifies Congress, BJP, 8 others as defaulting parties

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 22:15

Election Commission (EC) has identified 10 political parties, including BJP, Congress and CPI, for "defaulting" on their submissions to it of their election expenditure statements for various Assembly polls held recently in the country.

Narendra Modi lauds exit polls results, says power of the ballot has won

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:59

Soon after the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls 2014 ended on Monday evening, the Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi tweeted, saying that the `The power of the ballot has won!`

Paid news case: Election Commission slap notices on Ashok Chavan, Madhu Koda

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:04

The Election Commission on Monday issued a show cause notice to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda for their alleged involvement in paid news cases.

EC gives three more days to Rahul Gandhi to respond to show cause notice

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 16:22

The Election Commission granted Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi three more days to respond to its show cause notice for his alleged remarks that if BJP comes to power, 22,000 people will be killed in violence.

EC nod to govt to appoint new Army Chief

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:23

The Election Commission gave a go-ahead to the Defence Ministry to initiate the process of appointing the next Army chief, an issue that has got caught in a controversy because of BJP`s opposition.

Giriraj Singh questions EC`s impartiality

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:16

In remarks that might land him in fresh trouble, BJP leader Giriraj Singh questioned the impartiality of the Election Commission saying that different yardsticks were being adopted for model code violations.

AAP questions EC`s clean chit to Rahul

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 18:55

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Sunday questioned the clean chit given to Rahul Gandhi by the Election Commission on the allegation that he had violated secrecy of voting by entering the enclosure of EVM in one of the polling booths in Amethi.