Elections to Aravakurichi, Thanjavur postponed by 3 more weeks

Orginally scheduled to be held on May 16, polling to the two segments was deferred till May 23 due to charges of bribing of voters.

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP President Amit Shah too has congratulated the prime minister and CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal over the emphatic victory in Assam.

Voting percentage touches 77.35 percent in Kerala

Voting percentage touches 77.35 percent in Kerala

The voting percentage in the Assembly polls held in Kerala on Monday touched 77.35 per cent with the northern district of Kozhikode recording the highest turnout in the state.

Polling for Tamil Nadu assembly begins

Polling for Tamil Nadu assembly begins

Over one lakh security personnel have been deployed to ensure peaceful elections.

Polling in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur constituency deferred from May 16 to 23

Earlier, the EC had postponed the polling in Aravakurichi Constituency on from May16 to 23 in the wake of the distribution of money and gift items.

294 counting observers, three-tier security for Bengal vote count

294 counting observers, three-tier security for Bengal vote count

There will be 90 counting centres and 394 counting halls across the state, said chief electoral officer Sunil Gupta after a review meeting.

EC seizes over 100 crores in poll bound Tamil Nadu

The Election Commission has seized over 100 crores of rupees in poll bound Tamil Nadu.

10 million people to pledge for ethical voting today in Tamil Nadu

10 million people to pledge for ethical voting today in Tamil Nadu

The Election Commission has organised mass pledge taking events for over 10 million voters Tuesday to promote ethical voting in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu: Election Commission strengthens number of flying squads in 94 constituencies

The Election Commission in poll-bound Tamil Nadu has strengthened the number of flying squads in 94 constituencies perceived to be more prone to distribution of money.

Nitish Kumar moots BPL panel for identification of poor families

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday mooted an independent BPL Commission on the lines of Election Commission to help identify poor families.

Turnout in West Bengal polls final phase close to 87 percent

Turnout in West Bengal polls final phase close to 87 percent

The voter turnout in the sixth and last phase of West Bengal assembly polls on Thursday was 86.76 percent, the Election Commission said here on Friday.

Puducherry polls: Election officials to distribute booth slips from Saturday

Puducherry polls: Election officials to distribute booth slips from Saturday

The process of issuing the booth slips would be completed on May 11 as had been directed by the Election commission.

EC rejects BJP complaint against Trinamool MP

EC rejects BJP complaint against Trinamool MP

As per the district magistrate's report, the complaint was found to be unsubstantial, said a poll panel official.

Justice for Jisha: BJP approaches EC over deteriorating law and order in Kerala

A BJP delegation led by Union Health Minister JP Nadda approached the Election Commission alleging that the law and order situation has deteriorated in poll-bound Kerala.

EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence

The Election Commission has instructed the director general of police to monitor all pre, post and poll day violence and submit the incident wise detailed report at periodical intervals.

BJP complains to EC of violence after 5th phase polls

The delegation, led by BJP leader Debasree Chowdhury, alleged that the ruling party is terrorizing people in Basanti and attacked three of their supporters.

West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee accuses police of unleashing terror at EC's behest

West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee accuses police of unleashing terror at EC's behest

Referring to officers who were appointed to important posts under instructions from EC, Mamata said, "If someone thinks by getting power for 15 days, he will do anything, then he is mistaken."

People have said no to 'Mamata regime': CPI(M)

The poll panel ordered filing of an FIR against sitting Trinamool Congress MLA and party candidate Sonali Guha after she was caught on camera allegedly ordering party workers to beat up CPI-M polling agents in her Satgachia constituency.

Thrash the CPI-M agent, says Trinamool''s Sonali Guha; EC files FIR

Kolkata: Temperamental Trinamool Congress candidate and deputy speaker of the West Bengal assembly Sonali Guha on Saturday landed in a controversy after she was seen giving instructions over phone to "thrash the CPI-M agent".

680 central forces companies for Bengal poll fifth phase

As many as 680 companies of central forces will be deployed in poll-bound districts of South 24 Parganas, Kolkata and Hooghly during the fifth phase of polls on April 30, Election Commission officials said here.