Election Commission of India

BJP back to power in Himachal Pradesh, questions remain on CM as Prem Kumar Dhumal loses

BJP back to power in Himachal Pradesh, questions remain on CM as Prem Kumar Dhumal loses

Sitting incumbent Virbhadra Singh won with a handsome margin from Arki.

Dec 18, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing in Sujanpur – Live updates

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing in Sujanpur – Live updates

Prem Kumar Dhumal vs Rajender Rana in Sujanpur – Live updates

Dec 18, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Will Virbhadra Sigh win from Arki – Live updates

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Will Virbhadra Sigh win from Arki – Live updates

The Election Commission will declare the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2017 on Monday.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:06 AM IST
BJP poised to take power in Himachal Pradesh

BJP poised to take power in Himachal Pradesh

The BJP looks set to wrest power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh as it was leading in over 40 seats while the ruling party bagged one seat and was leading in 21 others, according to Election Commission trends.

Dec 18, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24

RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24

The constituency was won by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the 2016 elections.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:38 AM 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
12 more AAP MLAs challenge in HC office-of-profit proceedings in EC

12 more AAP MLAs challenge in HC office-of-profit proceedings in EC

Twelve more AAP MLAs on Friday moved the Delhi High Court challenging office of profit proceedings against them by the Election Commission of India.

Aug 25, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election Results: Congress's Ahmed Patel retains seat; Amit Shah, Smriti Irani also win

Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election Results: Congress's Ahmed Patel retains seat; Amit Shah, Smriti Irani also win

The high-voltage drama around the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat had all the ingredients of a Bollywood potboiler. 

Aug 09, 2017, 02:32 AM IST
Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election: This is what Election Commission observed while declaring votes of two rebel Congress MLAs invalid

Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election: This is what Election Commission observed while declaring votes of two rebel Congress MLAs invalid

The order by Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti and Election Commissioner OP Rawat came after a high-pitch battle between the BJP and the Congress.

Aug 09, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Court to consider chargesheet against Dinakaran aide

A court here on Monday said it will consider a chargesheet against AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran`s aide Sukesh Chandershekhar in a bribery case on July 25.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Symbol case: Court dismisses accused' bail plea

A special court today refused to grant bail to an alleged middleman, arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran, saying probe showed he was the key accused.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
EVM challenge for political parties: CPI(M), NCP participate

EVM challenge for political parties: CPI(M), NCP participate

The EVM challenge was conducted by the Election Commission of India on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
EC bribery case: Delhi court likely to decide on TTV​ Dinakaran's bail

EC bribery case: Delhi court likely to decide on TTV​ Dinakaran's bail

A Delhi Court on Tuesday is expected to decide on the bail plea of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran, in the Election Commission bribery case.

May 31, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Election Commission confirms future elections only with EVMs, VVPATs

Election Commission confirms future elections only with EVMs, VVPATs

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi clarified that future elections would be conducted using both EVMs and VVPATs.

May 20, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Election Commission to hold EVM demonstration, announce hackathon date today

Election Commission to hold EVM demonstration, announce hackathon date today

Several opposition politicians had alleged EVM-tampering in Assembly polls but the Election Commission ruled out such a possibility.

May 20, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Election Commission to announce schedule for its 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

Election Commission to announce schedule for its 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

In 2009, the Election Commission had held a similar challenge and it claims no one was able to tamper with its machines.

May 19, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal's wife slams Kapil Mishra. This is how sacked AAP minister replied

Arvind Kejriwal's wife slams Kapil Mishra. This is how sacked AAP minister replied

Kapil Mishra was sacked on May 6 in a sudden move and later was also suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party.

May 15, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Election Commission meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claims its proposal rejected

Election Commission meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claims its proposal rejected

AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj told reporters on the sidelines of the closed-door meeting that EC shared nothing new so far towards alleviating the fears of the parties.

May 12, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
EVM tempering row: All-party meet by Election Commission underway

EVM tempering row: All-party meet by Election Commission underway

The Aam Admi Party had earlier this week staged a demonstration on hacking a 'voting machine' in the Delhi Assembly.

May 12, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC to meet 55 parties on Friday

The Commission has convened the meeting of seven national and 48 state parties to discuss the reliability of EVMs after 16 parties urged it to revert to the ballot paper system claiming faith of people in the machines has eroded.

May 12, 2017, 00:16 AM IST