Everything would be taken into account before announcing polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Tuesday said clubbing Jharkhand assembly polls with Haryana, Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir is a difficult task following monsoon and festivals in the state and everything would be taken into account before announcing the election schedule.

Income Tax dept issues notice to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath

The Income Tax department has issued a notice to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V S Sampath in connection with the sale of a property in Hyderabad and acquiring a new residential property in Delhi with that money.

EC to review poll preparedness in Gujarat on Monday

To take a stock of the preparedness in Gujarat for the April 30 Lok Sabha polls, the Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath will visit the state on Monday along with his team.

CEC meets representatives of political parties

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath held a review meeting with representatives of different political parties here on Thursday.

Assembly poll verdict: Almost by lunchtime results will be out, says CEC

The Assembly Elections results in four states are being expected to come till 12:00 noon, reports said on Saturday.

Nasirul Mulk sworn in as new Pak poll panel chief

Justice Nasirul Mulk was on Saturday sworn in as the new Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan.

Institutions must learn to cooperate not confront: Quraishi

Saluting daring bureaucrats like Durga Shakti Nagpal, SY Quraishi, former secretary in the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and former CBI director, Joginder shared the view that ups and downs are part of any bureaucrat’s life and a civil servant must in all situations resist political intervention.

EC to examine Rahul Gandhi`s speech dispassionately, says CEC

CEC said that EC would "dispassionately" examine Rahul`s speech made at Indore on October 24, stating that ISI was in touch with victims of UP riots.

DSGMC asks EC to take action against Rahul Gandhi

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee complained to Election Commission against Congress` Rahul Gandhi for hurting Sikh sentiments with his remarks on the killing of his grandmother and father.

CEC to visit MP on Oct 28 to review poll preparedness

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampat and other senior officials of the Election Commission will arrive here on a two-day visit on October 28 to review poll preparations for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections to be held on November 25.

6,86,305 voters in Mizoram for Dec 6 assembly polls

An electorate of 6,86,305 voters would exercise their franchise in the December 4 Assembly polls in Mizoram, state`s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ashwini Kumar said.

Delhi BJP files complaint against Aam Aadmi Party

The Delhi state BJP has filed a complaint against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with the Chief Election Commissioner.

CEC hails SC order on disqualifying MPs, MLAs

Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court judgement disqualifying MPs and MLAs instantly on their conviction for criminal offences.

Former CECs welcome apex court judgement

Former Chief Election Commissioners of India welcomed the Supreme Court ruling that MPs, MLAs will be disqualified from date of their conviction by any court.

Bad people gain if good don`t vote: Pakistan poll chief

"When good people do not vote, bad people benefit," said Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ebrahim after casting his vote on Saturday.

EC`s Karnataka visit on April 8, 9 to review poll preparations

Top election officials will visit poll-bound Karnataka for two days next week to review the poll preparedness and arrangements there, besides hearing grievances of political parties.

CEC emphasises on stop money power in elections

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Sunday sought active participation of people and NGOs in ensuring free and fair polls.

Kayani holds meeting with Pakistan Chief Election Commissioner

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Wednesday held a crucial meeting with the Chief Election Commissioner.

Ex-CEC Quraishi to start innings in philanthropy

After a six-year tenure in the poll body, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi is set to launch another innings in philanthropy.

Make mandatory audit of funds received by pol parties: Ex-CEC

Former Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi has proposed mandatory annual audit of funds and donations received by political parties.