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Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

In a significant development, the Election Commission on Wednesday pressed for a life ban on convicted MPs and MLAs from contesting polls.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh state assembly elections: All you need to know

Himachal Pradesh state assembly elections: All you need to know

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced that the state assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will take place on November 9 while the counting will take place on December 18. Here's a quick fact sheet of the upcoming state assembly election.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
State assembly elections: Election Commission of India goes extra mile for differently-abled voters

State assembly elections: Election Commission of India goes extra mile for differently-abled voters

Voting in Himachal Pradesh will take place on November 8 and counting will be on December 18. EC says state governments in HP and Gujarat have already been told to assist diffrerntly abled voters in every way possible.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

AICTE, ECI felicitate winners of Chhatra Vishwakrma Awards

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Engineering Council of India (ECI) on Tuesday, praised the award winners of 'AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakrma Awards' (AICTE) approved Degree & Diploma level Technical Institutions/Universities in New Delhi.

Sep 19, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Rajasthan, Dholpur by-poll results: BJP's Shobha Rani Kushavah wins; Congress cries EVM tampering

Rajasthan, Dholpur by-poll results: BJP's Shobha Rani Kushavah wins; Congress cries EVM tampering

In Dholpur Assembly constituency in Rajasthan, where the BJP is in power, nearly 80 percent polling was recorded till 6 pm on Sunday.

Apr 13, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

Delhi poll panel opposes Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India's symbol plea

Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India's plea for a common symbol to contest the upcoming MCD polls was today opposed in the Delhi High Court by the Delhi State Election Commission.

Mar 20, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

ECI to hold elections to six seats of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council on April 17

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold polls to 6 seats of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council on April 17.

Mar 17, 2017, 01:00 AM IST
UP Assembly elections: Congress, Akhilesh Yadav-led SP alliance talks to revive after EC hearing

UP Assembly elections: Congress, Akhilesh Yadav-led SP alliance talks to revive after EC hearing

Talks for an alliance between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav are likely to revive after the Election Commission hearing on the SP party symbol, according to Congress sources.

Jan 12, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
2017 assembly polls: Election Commission may announce election schedule today

2017 assembly polls: Election Commission may announce election schedule today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) may announce dates for upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur on Wednesday. 

Jan 04, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
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.

Apr 21, 2016, 23:26 PM IST
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.

Apr 20, 2016, 23:44 PM IST
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.

Mar 10, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2015, 09:12 AM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

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.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2014, 18:49 PM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2014, 22:45 PM IST