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Rajasthan re-polling: 77% turnout recorded in 8 constituencies

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 10:12

Over 77 per cent of electors on Friday exercised their franchise in the repolling held at eight booths in Rajasthan after the Election Commission received complaints of irregularities during the December 1 polls.

MP election office yet to receive over 1 lakh postal ballots

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 12:13

The Madhya Pradesh election office is concerned over a large number of postal ballots not being deposited with it after the November 25 Assembly polls.

EC notice to Kejriwal for seeking Muslim votes on grounds of religion

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:08

Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for an alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Madhya Pradesh polls 2013: Instructions for no use of juveniles in campaigning

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 13:23

The Election Commission has instructed all district election officers in Madhya Pradesh to ensure that political parties do not use children for poll campaigning.

Deal with model code violation complaints within 24 hours: EC

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:35

Delhi`s Chief Electoral Officer instructed to dispose of all complaints received by district control room set up for Assembly polls within 24 hours.

Delhi polls: EC panel rejects Congress ad films for `direct attack` on BJP, AAP

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 19:41

Election Commission`s Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) has rejected three short advertisement films submitted by Congress after finding that they made direct attacks on BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

BJP against naming Food Security Scheme after Indira Gandhi

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 15:18

Opposing Congress` reported move to rename the Food Security scheme after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, BJP on Friday appealed to the Election Commission of India not to allow it since the model code of conduct was already in force in some states due to have Assembly elections.

Assembly polls 2013: Election commissioner to visit Mizoram early November

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 19:47

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly poll here which is scheduled on November 25, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath, two election commissioners and other top officials of the Election Commission are likely to visit Mizoram in the first week of November, state Chief Electoral Officer Ashwani Kumar said.

EC ticks off Vijaywargiya for disregarding code of conduct

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 00:05

Election Commission expressed "deep displeasure" at Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya`s disregard of Model Code of Conduct and warned him to remain alert about his remarks.

Stop identifying food scheme beneficiaries: EC to Delhi govt

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 23:23

Election Commission asked the Delhi government to stall the process for identifying beneficiaries under Food Security scheme till December 5 when the poll process in the national capital will be over.

Assembly Elections 2013: EC to consider demand for change in Mizoram poll schedule

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 23:31

With several leaders, NGOs and religious organisations requesting for change in the date for assembly polls in Christian-dominated Mizoram, the Election Commission will take a call on the issue at its meeting here on Tuesday.

Poll process starts in Chhattisgarh, EC team takes review

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 01:05

The poll process in Chhattisgarh, which goes to assembly elections in two phases on November 11 and 19, was initiated on Friday with the issue of notification by Governor Shekhar Dutt.