DMK alleges MCC violation in bypoll-bound Yercaud

DMK has submitted a memorandum to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer alleging that the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) was being violated in Yercaud, where the assembly bypoll would be held on December 4.

EC reviews preparation is five poll-bound states

The Election Commission on Friday asked the five poll-bound states to come up with an action plan with specific datelines for conduct of assembly elections slated later this year as it reviewed their preparations.

`EC should not transgress powers of Parliament`

The Election Commission (EC) should not transgress on the powers of Parliament, senior Rajya Sabha Member Shantaram Naik said on Friday.

WB poll panel calls all-party meet on Tuesday

After Supreme Court order rescheduled dates of the panchayat elections in West Bengal and directed that it be held in 5 phases, State Election on Saturday called an all-party meeting on July 4.

UP polls: EC rejects Cong ad on sub-quota

The Congress` bid to woo Muslims
in poll-bound UP suffered yet another setback with the EC rejecting its advertisement on sub-quota for minorities.

‘If elephant cloaked; cover cycle, handpump too’

BSP claimed that EC decision of covering statues of Mayawati and party symbol elephant is one-sided.

Badal welcomes EC`s announcement of Punjab poll

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal welcomed the Election Commission`s announcement of poll schedule.

Remove officials close to Mayawati: BJP to EC

As poll schedules for UP was announced, BJP asked the Election Commission to remove top bureaucrats and police officials close to Mayawati.

Call centre to be set up for helping northeast voters

For the first time, a 24-hour
call centre has been introduced by the Election Commission
for the benefit of voters in the five states, including Assam,
going to the polls next month.

Polls to 36 seats of the UP Legislative Council on Jan 7

Polls to the 36 seats of the
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council will be held on Januray 7,
according to an order of Election Commission.