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Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

In an effort to improve the voting percentage in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, Chief Electoral Officer of Surat, Mahendra Patel, has undertaken a unique initiative of sending personalised invitation card to the voters.

Nov 18, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Special drive from July 1 to enroll young Delhi voters

The objective of the drive is enrolment of eligible young electors, particularly in 18-19 years age group (extendable up to 21 years of age) as on January 1, 2017.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Poor turnout in Rajouri Garden by-election till 3PM

The Assembly bypoll in the Rajouri Garden constituency recorded poor turnout of 35 per cent till 3 PM on Sunday with polling stations across the west Delhi seat remaining largely desolate.

Apr 09, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

MP by-polls: No incident of booth capturing, says CEO Saleena Singh

Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer Saleena Singh on Sunday said there had been no incident of booth capturing in the state, adding that the situation had been in control.

Apr 09, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Maharashtra civic body polls: As it happened

Elections to the BMC and nine other civic bodies in Maharashtra have virtually turned into a battle of prestige for Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray. 

Feb 22, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
Maharashtra civic polls: 56% voting in 10 municipal corporations, 55% in BMC; focus on BJP-Shiv Sena contest

Maharashtra civic polls: 56% voting in 10 municipal corporations, 55% in BMC; focus on BJP-Shiv Sena contest

Millions voted on Tuesday in Maharashtra to elect ten major civic bodies.

Feb 22, 2017, 00:08 AM IST

Inform voters before deleting their names from list: CIC to EC

 The Central Information Commission has directed the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Delhi to prepare a set of guidelines that needs to be followed before deleting names from the voters' list and inform the electors of the prosposed deletion giving opportunity to present their case.

Jul 29, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

TN Chief Electoral Officer summoned by HC in election petition against Stalin

The Madras High Court on Friday summoned Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Sandeep Saxena to appear before it on June 19 in connection with an election petition challenging DMK leader MK Stalin's election from Kolattur constituency in 2011 assembly polls.

Jun 13, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

Delhi Assembly Election 2015: All that you need to know

If you are a first time voter, here is all that you need to know about the voting process of Delhi Assembly Election.

Feb 06, 2015, 21:04 PM IST
Sushil Kumar replaces Virat Kohli as 'state icon' for Delhi polls

Sushil Kumar replaces Virat Kohli as 'state icon' for Delhi polls

 In order to encourage people, especially youths, to cast their votes in the February 7 Delhi Assembly polls, wrestler Sushil Kumar has been roped in as "state icon" by the Election Commission.

Jan 25, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Delhi polls: Workshop held for media to sensitise them on paid news

Aiming at curbing electoral malpractices like paid news ahead of the Assembly polls, a workshop was held for senior mediapersons and cable operators by the office of Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer here on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Bogus voters: CEO admits mistakes in Delhi's electoral list

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the national capital on Monday admitted in the Delhi High Court that there were mistakes in the electoral list issued by it for the upcoming polls on February 7.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

7-8 lakh duplicate voters in the state: Bihar CEO

According to Election Commission estimates around 7-8 lakh duplicate voters exist in the electoral rolls of Bihar, Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V Naik said on Friday.

Oct 31, 2014, 23:12 PM IST

J&K CEO asks political parties to respect poll code

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Monday asked political parties in the state to adhere to the Model Code of Conduct and make sure their manifestos do not contain anything "repugnant" to the ideals and principles enshrined in the Constitution.

Oct 27, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

Sandeep Saxena named new TN Chief Electoral Officer

Senior IAS officer Sandeep Saxena has been named the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu.

Oct 27, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

We will put our best foot forward in J&K assembly elections: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who had reservations against the holding of assembly polls in the state soon, on Saturday said there was no question of not contesting the elections and "we will put our best foot forward."

Oct 25, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

99 polling stations to be relocated in wake of floods: J&K CEO

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Saturday said 99 polling stations need to be relocated in the wake of last month's devastating floods for the smooth conduct of assembly elections in the state.

Oct 25, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Maharashtra CEO presents list of newly elected MLAs to Governor

Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Gadre today handed over the list of newly elected members of 288-member state Assmebly to Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao.

Oct 22, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

Bihar CEO gives clean chit to Saran district officials in Rabri search incident

Giving a clean chit to in the search incident related to former CM and RJD candidate from Saran constituency Rabri Devi, Bihar CEO said the administration was not at fault in the incident.

May 06, 2014, 21:58 PM IST