7-8 lakh duplicate voters in the state: Bihar CEO

According to Election Commission estimates around 7-8 lakh duplicate voters exist in the electoral rolls of Bihar, Bihar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V Naik said on Friday.

J&K CEO asks political parties to respect poll code

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Monday asked political parties in the state to adhere to the Model Code of Conduct and make sure their manifestos do not contain anything "repugnant" to the ideals and principles enshrined in the Constitution.

Sandeep Saxena named new TN Chief Electoral Officer

Senior IAS officer Sandeep Saxena has been named the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu.

We will put our best foot forward in J&K assembly elections: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who had reservations against the holding of assembly polls in the state soon, on Saturday said there was no question of not contesting the elections and "we will put our best foot forward."

99 polling stations to be relocated in wake of floods: J&K CEO

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narulla on Saturday said 99 polling stations need to be relocated in the wake of last month's devastating floods for the smooth conduct of assembly elections in the state.

Maharashtra CEO presents list of newly elected MLAs to Governor

Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Gadre today handed over the list of newly elected members of 288-member state Assmebly to Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao.

Bihar CEO gives clean chit to Saran district officials in Rabri search incident

Giving a clean chit to in the search incident related to former CM and RJD candidate from Saran constituency Rabri Devi, Bihar CEO said the administration was not at fault in the incident.

CEO acting at behest of Congress: Himachal BJP

Himachal BJP on Sunday alleged that the state Chief Electoral Officer was acting at the behest of ruling Congress and ignoring serious complaints of violation of Model Code of Conduct.

ECI allows appointment of additional agent

The Election Commission has allowed appointment of additional agent for assisting the candidates for closer and better monitoring of election expenses in Lok Sabha polls.

`Voters` turnout in Haryana may be 75-80 per cent`

Voters` percentage in Haryana during Lok Sabha elections is expected to be between 75 to 80 per cent with polling in the state to be held on April 10, state chief electoral officer Shrikant Walgad said on Friday.

5,618 weapons deposited in J&K ahead of LS polls: CEO

5,618 weapons have been deposited with the police in Jammu and Kashmir where 315 hamlets have been identified as "vulnerable" and 308 persons identified as probable source of trouble.

Haryana LS poll nomination to commence from today

The process of filing of nomination papers for the April 10 election to 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will commence from tomorrow, the State Chief Electoral Officer said on Friday.

Delhi`s poll officer gets notice over Bangladeshi voters

A court issued notice to Delhi`s chief electoral officer (CEO) on a plea that said Bangladeshi migrants and people from other states have enrolled in Delhi`s voters lists.

Delhi poll office holds meeting to ensure peaceful elections

The office of Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on Sunday conducted a meeting of its peace committee in Central Delhi in view to conduct peaceful assembly elections on December 4.

Poll officials to be awarded for high voter turnout

The Chief Electoral Officer in Rajasthan has announced cash awards for poll officials who improve voter turnout in the December assembly elections.

Election Commission issues instructions to introduce ‘None of the Above’ option

Election Commission issued instructions for Chief Electoral Officers of states and Union Territories to introduce ‘None of the Above’ (NOTA) option to enable voters to exercise their right.

Praveen Kumar appointed Chief Electoral Officer for TN polls

The Election Commission has appointed Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, K Praveen Kumar as the observer for the Biennial elections scheduled to be held later this month.

BSP demands removal of Karnataka chief electoral officer

Taking strong exception to alleged harassment of party chief Mayawati while campaigning in Karnataka, BSP on Monday demanded immediate removal of the state Chief Electoral Officer.

Karnataka polls 2013: Two candidates arrested for obstructing, threatening officials

Two candidates -- Muniratna Naidu (Congress) and Venkatesh Gowda (KJP) -- were arrested on Thursday for threatening and obstructing election officials in Rajarajeshwarinagar Assembly constituency in the city.

Har to observe 2012 as year of women electors

The Electoral Officer exhorted all women of the state to come forward and register themselves as voters.