Haryana Assembly Elections: Filing of nominations to start on Saturday

Filing of nomination papers by candidates seeking to contest Haryana Assembly Elections, scheduled for October 15, will begin on Saturday.

Bypoll in three Assam Assembly seats on Saturday

Bye-elections to three Assam Assembly constituencies-Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh will be held on Saturday to decide the political fate of 25 contestants.

Maharashtra, Haryana assembly polls on Oct 15; counting on 19

Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra to be held on
October 15 and counting will be on October 19, said CEC.

No photographs of politicians on beneficiary cards: EC

The EC has directed that no photos of political functionaries should be displayed on beneficiary cards after the Model Code of Conduct is enforced for the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections in Haryana.

EC announces Assembly Election schedule; Haryana, Maharashtra to vote on Oct 15, counting on Oct 19
EC announces Assembly Election schedule; Haryana, Maharashtra to vote on Oct 15, counting on Oct 19

Haryana and Maharashtra will elect new Assemblies on October 15 and the results will be declared October 19, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath announced on Friday.

Over 38,000 eligible to vote in Tripura bypoll

Over 38,000 voters are eligible to cast their votes in the Manu Assembly bypoll in Tripura on Saturday, an official said here on Thursday.

EC puts off poll preparedness review visit to J&K

The Election Commission on Wednesday put off its proposed visit to Jammu and Kashmir for review of election preparedness following the flood situation in the state.

Yogi Adityanath to reply to Election Commission notice today
Yogi Adityanath to reply to Election Commission notice today

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath is likely to reply to a notice issued by the Election Commission for violating the model code of conduct by allegedly making statements appealing to voters on religious grounds.

Expedite seat sharing formula, Athawale tells Shiv Sena-BJP

Republican Party of India RPI (Athawale) on Friday expressed hope that it would get at least 14 seats from the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance for the coming Maharashtra state Assembly elections.

J&K: National Conference accuses EC of creating stir over EVMs

Ruling National Conference on Wednesday alleged that the move of Election Commission to get electronic voting machines (EVMs) from Gujarat for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls had created unnecessary apprehensions about the fairness of forthcoming elections.

Election Commission more vigilant for bypolls in western UP

Wary of the possibility of attempts to communally polarise voters ahead of the state Assembly bypolls in western Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission has directed district and police officials to ensure that there are no such incidents in the run-up to the polls.

Delhi HC reserves verdict on plea of ex-Maha CM against EC notice

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan against an Election Commission order finding him guilty of not giving correct account of money spent in his Assembly Election in 2009.

Ensure code of conduct for UP by-polls: Poll panel to officials

The Election Commission has directed the district officials to ensure complete adherence to model of conduct in places where assembly and parliamentary by-polls will take place in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

Delhi HC to hear Chavan`s plea against EC order from August 25

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear on a regular basis from August 25 former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan`s plea against the Election Commission`s show cause notice to him for allegedly not filing correct poll expenses.

Nomination begins for 4 Rajasthan Assembly by-polls

The process of filing of nomination papers by candidates for the four Rajasthan Assembly constituencies going for bypoll on September 13 began on Wednesday.

Paid news issue figures in LS after EC notice to Ashok Chavan

The paid news issue was raised in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a BJP member who sought immediate disqualification of any member convicted of such malpractices, days after the Election Commission slapped a notice on former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.

Paid news case: EC slaps notice on ex-Maha CM, Ashok Chavan says issue is ruled out

Rejecting his explanation over the paid news case, the Election Commission on Sunday ordered former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan to submit his representation within 20-days.

Code violation case, chargesheet filed against BSP activist

A chargesheet was filed against a BSP leader for violation of model code of conduct during the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, police said.

EC frames `paid news` charges against ex-Maharashtra CM Chavan

The Election Commission has framed five specific charges against former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in an alleged `paid news` case.

BJP faults EC for implementing prohibitory orders

Tamil Nadu BJP president Pon Radhakrishnan on Sunday faulted Election Commission for implementing prohibitory order 48 hours ahead of the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, saying it had created the opportunities for many parties to "commit political follies."