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EC selects singer-actor Gurdas Maan as state icon for Punjab assembly polls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday selected famous Punjabi singer and actor Gurdas Maan as the state icon for the 2017 assembly polls.

West Bengal Assembly Elections: EC files police case against Abdur Rezzak Mollah for Roopa Ganguly barb

West Bengal Assembly Elections: EC files police case against Abdur Rezzak Mollah for Roopa Ganguly barb

Dissatisfied by his reply to the show-cause notice, the Election Commission on Thursday ordered a police case against Trinamool Congress candidate Abdur Rezzak Mollah over his "objectionable" remarks about BJP's actress-turned-poll nominee Roopa Ganguly.

West Bengal Assembly Elections: ECI issues show-cause notice to Trinamool's Rezzak Mollah again

West Bengal Assembly Elections: ECI issues show-cause notice to Trinamool's Rezzak Mollah again

The Election Commission on Wednesday issued show-cause notice to Trinamool Congress candidate Abdur Rezzak Mollah over his "objectionable" remarks against the BJP's actress-turned poll contestant Roopa Ganguly, an official said.

West Bengal Assembly elections: Poll panel in Kolkata on March 14 to review preparedness

West Bengal Assembly elections: Poll panel in Kolkata on March 14 to review preparedness

 All three members of the Election Commission of India will arrive here on March 14 to review West Bengal's preparedness for the assembly elections that begin on April 4.

Lok Sabha, Assembly polls could be held simultaneously

 A majority of political parties have welcomed a proposed electoral reform to hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies, a top official said here on Thursday.

EU to mull outright ban on animal experiments

The EU will consider a ban on animal experimentation after receiving a petition with 1.1 million names from an anti-vivisection group, officials said Wednesday.

Over 120,000 duplications detected in Delhi electoral rolls

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has detected over 120,000 duplications in the electoral rolls of Delhi.

ECI to create national level electoral roll

In a bid to provide a one-stop centre to voters for new registrations, modifications and deletions in the electoral roll, the Election Commission has decided to create a national-level roll which can be stored as a National Data Centre.

Four polling stations in flood-hit J&K relocated

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday ordered relocation of four polling stations, which were damaged by the recent floods, to new locations in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

HC seeks EC, Arvind Kejriwal's response on plea for AAP derecognition

The Delhi High Court has sought response from the Election Commission and AAP's National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on a plea seeking derecognition of the party for allegedly filing forged documents at the time of its registration as a political party.

ECI relaxes restrictions on Bikram Singh Majithia

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday relaxed the restrictions imposed on Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, a day ahead of polls in the state.

ECI plans to set up model polling stations for first time

In a bid to attract voters to the polling booths and give a festive look to the electoral exercise, a few model polling stations are planned to be set up in the country for the first time, Election Commissioner of India Dr Nasim Zaidi said here on Sunday.

Mary Kom denies supporting Ajay Maken in elections

Star boxer M C Mary Kom on Thursday denied supporting Congress leader Ajay Maken`s candidature in the forthcoming general elections, saying her comments about the former Sports Minister were "not political at all".

Give all details regarding AAP`s registration: HC to ECI

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Election Commission(EC) to give complete details of registration of the Aam Aadmi Party with it.

ECI releases list of election symbols of political parties

Election Commission of India on Friday released the list of election symbols of national, state -recognised, non-recognised and registered political parties and independents for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer here said.

ECI releases list of election symbols of political parties

Election Commission of India on Friday released the list of election symbols of national, state -recognised, non-recognised and registered political parties and independents for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer here said.

Plea in HC for cancellation of AAP`s registration as a party

Plea was filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction to Election Commission of India (ECI) to cancel registration of Aam Aadmi Party on ground that it used forged documents to register itself.

29,000 duplicate voters in Arunachal electoral roll: CEO

Election Commission of India (ECI) has detected over 29,000 duplicate voters in the state electoral roll and has already deleted 5,000 names, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Chandra Bhushan Kumar said on Monday.

Gujarat Assembly Polls 2012: EC’s new icons Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom

Election Commission of India (ECI) said two new national icons, shuttler Saina Nehwal and Olympic bronze medallist boxer Mary Kom, would motivate women and youth to vote during Gujarat Assembly polls.

Lokpal has no link with election process: ECI

CEC SY Quraishi on Wednesday said that the debate on Lokpal Bill does not have any link with the Election Process.