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Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

An EC spokesperson said the Gujarat Chief Secretary has been asked to furnish a report to the poll panel in this context by the evening (5 pm) of July 31.

Delhi HC rejects MP Minister's plea to vote in Presidential poll

A Division Bench of Justice Muralidhar and Justice Pratibha Singh rejected Mishra`s application that challenged a single-judge bench`s order to dismiss his plea to vote in the Presidential poll. 

EC bribery case: Delhi Police files charge sheet against Sukesh Chandrasekhar, Dinakaran not named

EC bribery case: Delhi Police files charge sheet against Sukesh Chandrasekhar, Dinakaran not named

Delhi Police on Friday filed a charge sheet in a special court against an alleged middleman arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran.

Election for post of Vice President to be held on August 5

The Election Commission of India on Thursday announced the date of the polls for the office of Vice-President. It is scheduled to be held on 5 August and the results will b announced on the same day.

EC seeks contempt powers to act against those who tarnish its image

Election Commission in a letter to the central government asks for authoritative permission to take action against individuals or political parties raising unnecessary questions against them.

NCP, CPI (M), only parties to attend hackathon, satisfied with EVMs, says Election Commission

NCP, CPI (M), only parties to attend hackathon, satisfied with EVMs, says Election Commission

The Commission conducted the hackathon to prove its EVMs are 'unhackable'.

EC not allowing us to witness EVM challenge is deplorable: CPI

The EC, the CPI said, informed it about its stand that the party cannot observe the EVM challenge programme only yesterday.

Never 'promised no-holds-barred Hackathon', says EC, rejecting AAP's demand to change EVM motherboard

Never 'promised no-holds-barred Hackathon', says EC, rejecting AAP's demand to change EVM motherboard

The poll body said the June 3 EVM challenge will be held according to the framework of existing administrative safeguards and security protocols.

Now candidates to declare their and spouse's source of income

The Election Commission had approached the Law Ministry in this regard last year. The Commission is of the view that it will bring transparency in the election process.

After EC's plea, HC says order on EVMs need not be taken as precedent

After EC's plea, HC says order on EVMs need not be taken as precedent

The EC submitted that since it seals the machines after the conclusion of any election, such a direction was not needed.

Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC to meet 55 parties on Friday

The Commission has convened the meeting of seven national and 48 state parties to discuss the reliability of EVMs after 16 parties urged it to revert to the ballot paper system claiming faith of people in the machines has eroded.

Allow parties to supervise EVM coding software: Digvijaya to EC

Allow parties to supervise EVM coding software: Digvijaya to EC

His demand comes in the wake of the poll body throwing an open challenge to hack its EVMs following a chorus by Opposition parties on alleged tampering of the machines in the recent state Assembly elections.

EC junks Arvind Kejriwal's 'EVMs moved from UP for Bhind by-polls' charge, calls it 'baseless observation'

EC junks Arvind Kejriwal's 'EVMs moved from UP for Bhind by-polls' charge, calls it 'baseless observation'

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal had alleged that the EVMs used in the UP elections were used in Madhya Pradesh by-polls.

Introspect Punjab polls result, unfair to blame EVMs: EC to AAP

Introspect Punjab polls result, unfair to blame EVMs: EC to AAP

The poll watchdog said after declaration of results only alternative available to verify the data of votes cast is to file an Election Petition before the High Court concerned.

EC extends deadline for Congress to conclude internal elections to Dec 31

EC extends deadline for Congress to conclude internal elections to Dec 31

The Commission had earlier set the deadline till June 30, 2017.

Exit polls on March 9, not 8: EC

The last phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur is on March 8.  

EC rejects AIADMK reply on Sasikala's elevation, says signatory not in list of party office bearers

EC rejects AIADMK reply on Sasikala's elevation, says signatory not in list of party office bearers

The poll panel had on Friday issued notice to Sasikala asking her to explain her appointment as the party's interim general secretary.  

EC seeks BSP's reply on plea alleging huge deposits in party account post demonetization

EC seeks BSP's reply on plea alleging huge deposits in party account post demonetization

Such allegations were levelled against the BSP supremo Mayawati earlier also but she refuted it while justifying that it was party`s money which they received in the form of donation.

EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

If Sasikala is removed from the post, her decision to expel Panneerselvam from the party would stand null and void.  

Paper verification system will not undermine vote secrecy: EC

He said it is an absolutely false claim that candidates will know which voter has cast ballot for them due to the presence of VVPAT machines.