Thursday, June 20, 2013
Congress seeks measures to ensure fair voting
Against the backdrop of the deadly May 25 Naxal attack in Bastar, a Congress delegation on Friday me...
Mandi LS by-election: EC bans exit poll till voting ends
EC of India has imposed restriction on conduct of any exit poll for Mandi Lok Sabha by-elections on ...
13 lakh non-existent voters removed from Delhi rolls
Names of around 13 lakh non-existent voters were struck down from city`s electoral roll by the Elect...
WB AG`s `beautiful lady` remark generates controversy
WB Advocate General Bimal Chatterjee`s remark in the Calcutta HC likening the SEC to a beautiful wom...
BJP wants EC review on bringing parties under RTI
While the Chief Information Commissioner wants the national political parties to come under the Righ...
EC to notify Rajya Sabha poll on Jun 10, voting on 27th
The Election Commission has decided to hold biennial elections to six seats in the Rajya Sabha from ...
EC should decide if political parties can come under RTI: Naqvi
As the CIC held that political parties are answerable to citizens under RTI, BJP leader Mukhtar Abba...
Congress alleges TMC workers threatened voters
Congress lodged a complaint with Election Commission alleging that Trinamool Congress workers threa...
EC defends power to disqualify candidates
Strongly opposing government`s stand, the Election Commission has asserted that it has the powers to...
SEC to focus on poll expense of candidates
Election commission will give special focus to monitoring of expenditure by candidates and paid news...
Left front, Congress allege TMC attack prior to panchayat polls
Left front and Congress alleged on Monday that opposition parties were being attacked by ruling Trin...
Congress seeks panchayat poll security arrangements from EC
The Congress on Saturday sought details of the security arrangements from the State Election Commiss...
Pakistan holds re-polling after fraud claims
Re-polling in a parliamentary seat started in Pakistan`s port city Karachi Sunday following allegati...
WB panchayat polls: SEC holds meet with DMs, SPs
The West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday held a meeting with the district magistrates a...
WB govt gives three dates for panchayat poll to SEC
The West Bengal government Friday sent the State Election Commission three dates July 2, 6 and 10 fo...
West Bengal SEC seeks deletion of `consent` in HC order on panchayat polls
West Bengal State Election Commission filed an application before the Calcutta HC claiming that the ...
Differences over panchayat poll dates at govt-SEC meeting
There were differences at a meeting on Thursday between the State Election Commission and the West B...
Imran Khan gives 3-day ultimatum to Pakistan Election Commission to probe rigging
Khan said that rigging has been reported from 25 constituencies across the country, adding that it w...
Minister slams SEC for listing poll booths as per sensitivity
West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Wednesday questioned the authority the State Ele...
Double whammy for Mamata government in court
Calcutta HC ordered CBI probe into a Trinamool Congress worker`s death allegedly in police custody.
Election Commission of Pakistan meets over rigging
Pakistan went to polls Saturday for the National Assembly and provincial assemblies. Monday saw prot...
Rights panel finds shortcomings in Pakistan polls
It also noted that the 2013 election was "the costliest ever in the country`s history, and the ...
We are awaiting response from WB govt: SEC on panchayat polls
The State Election Commission is yet to get any response from the West Bengal government regarding t...
Pakistan General Elections 2013: EC extends voting time by an hour
Pakistan Election Commission on Saturday extended the time for voting by an hour following large vot...
Parties seek early electoral reforms, favour EVMs paper trail
Amid growing use of money power, political parties demanded introduction of electoral reforms to cur...
Setback for Mamata government, HC orders 3-phase WB rural polls
In a setback to the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court on Friday directed that panchaya...
Schedule for Haryana municipal elections released
Haryana Election Commission on Thursday released the schedule for the election of Municipal Corporat...
Karnataka polls: 42 cases of paid news detected, says EC
Forty two cases of paid news were detected and over Rs 21 crore in cash and liquor worth Rs 7.79 cro...
Karnataka polls: I-T officials raid premises of astrologer, seize Rs 1.7 cr
On the Election Commission`s instructions, I-T officials have been keeping a watch on illegal cash ...
EC to meet parties on introducing paper trail of votes
Voters may soon be able to trail their ballot and confirm whether their vote on the Electronic Votin...
EC extends polling time in Karnataka polls
The Election Commission Saturday announced extension of polling time by an hour up to 6 PM in Sunday...
Longer night life in Bangalore, BJP`s promise to young voters
Karnataka`s ruling BJP is wooing Bangalore`s young voters with the promise of an extended night life...
Bypolls to 4 Lok Sabha, 6 assembly seats on June 2
Election Commission announced by-elections on June 2 for 4 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, Gujarat and Wes...
Parl panel approves bill to empower EC on seat nomenclature
The Bill seeks to replace an ordinance issued in January this year which has since lapsed.
Karnataka Elections 2013: Independents choose unique symbols to attract voters
With symbols of mainstream parties etched in the minds of people, the independents are now looking f...
EC to monitor booths through web-casting: CEO
In a first initiative of its kind in Karnataka, Election Commission has decided to monitor over 1,00...
Karnataka Elections 2013: Authorities seize 2.37 lakh from local body member
Authorities seized Rs 2.37 lakh cash from a zilla panchayat member and his aide during a raid at a l...
Karnataka polls 2013: Candidates facing criminal charges in fray
The upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka include scores of candidates who are reportedly facing ...
Congress should reveal their CM candidate in Karnataka: Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi said that inspite of the fact the BJP was going through tough times, the party had not...
Mayawati subjected to check twice by EC squad, fumes
A "flying squad" of Election Commission on Saturday subjected Mayawati to checking for a s...
K`taka polls: Krishna attacks Cong candidate selection process
Making no secret that he is hurt, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader SM Krishna on Sat...
Karnataka CM Shettar indebted to wife and brother
The asset value of Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has increased four times than that of h...
Karnataka Elections 2013: EC trouble for astrologers
As polling date nears for the Karnataka Assembly Elections, Election Commission is taking all steps ...
`Parl panel on EC`s power in mode code violation`
A Parliamentary Committee today recommended taking away powers of the poll body to cancel registrati...
Karnataka Elections 2013: Independents candidates make their presence felt
While various political parties are holding rallies to reach out to their voters, independent candid...
EC reprimands K`tka deputy CM for poll code violation
The Election Commission Tuesday reprimanded Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa for viola...
EC seeks to boost poll turnout in Karnataka by 10
Election Commission has put in place an aggressive campaign seeking to boost the voter turnout in Ka...
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013: Political leaders connect to voters via social networking sites
With the Karnataka polls fast approaching, political leaders seem to be going tech-savvy and are now...
Eighteen states back EC to make bribery to lure vo
A majority of states have agreed with the Election Commission`s suggestion to make giving and accept...
Karnataka Assembly Elections: EC arrests 20 for accepting bribe
In a bid to check the practice of alluring voters by distributing money, the Election Commission has...
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