Election Commission

List out practical difficulties in holding simultaneous polls: Law panel to Election Commission

List out practical difficulties in holding simultaneous polls: Law panel to Election Commission

The EC was asked to list out practical difficulties in holding the two set of polls together by the law panel.

May 17, 2018, 07:49 AM IST
Karnataka Assembly elections: EC says 70% voter turnout

Karnataka Assembly elections: EC says 70% voter turnout

The polling figure is likely to go up as some voters were still queued up at the polling stations after 6 pm.

May 12, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Karnataka: 20% booths sensitive, 525 companies of central forces deployed, says EC

Karnataka: 20% booths sensitive, 525 companies of central forces deployed, says EC

After a rancorous campaign for over three months, Karnataka will vote to elect a new Assembly in a three-cornered contest on Saturday. 

May 11, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
Karnataka voter ID cards recovery row: Congress delegation to meet EC today

Karnataka voter ID cards recovery row: Congress delegation to meet EC today

A delegation of senior Congress leaders will meet the Election Commission officials around 10:30 am at Nirvachan Sadan in the national capital on Friday. 

May 11, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
Voter ID cards issue: Congress moves EC, seeks action against BJP leaders

Voter ID cards issue: Congress moves EC, seeks action against BJP leaders

The Congress has complained to the poll panel against alleged misuse of Income Tax authorities to intimidate and malign their candidates.

May 10, 2018, 00:38 AM IST
Fake voter ID cards case: BJP moves EC, seeks countermanding of polls in Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency

Fake voter ID cards case: BJP moves EC, seeks countermanding of polls in Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency

The Assembly polls in Karnataka are due on May 12. 

May 09, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
BJP, Congress trade charges as EC files FIR in recovery of 9746 voter IDs in Bengaluru flat

BJP, Congress trade charges as EC files FIR in recovery of 9746 voter IDs in Bengaluru flat

The Election Commission in the wee hours of Wednesday filed a First Information Report (FIR) over the recovery of thousands of voter ID cards at an apartment in Bengaluru just days ahead of polling in Karnataka Assembly elections. The FIR filed by EC refers to the recovery of counterfoils and 9,746 voters ID cards.

May 09, 2018, 06:30 AM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

The Calcutta HC on Tuesday directed SEC to accept the nominations of those, who had sent their papers to the poll panel via e-mail for West Bengal panchayat elections.

May 08, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Assembly polls: Seizures of over Rs 120 cr made in Karnataka, says official

Assembly polls: Seizures of over Rs 120 cr made in Karnataka, says official

Voting for Karnataka Assembly elections is to be held on May 12.

May 05, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Opposition parties meet Election Commission, express grievances on single-phase poll

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Opposition parties meet Election Commission, express grievances on single-phase poll

The Opposition parties in West Bengal on Saturday met the State Election Commission to express their grievances over the upcoming single-phase panchayat polls and the security arrangements for the same. Apart from the opposition Congress, BJP and Left parties, the ruling TMC also met the poll body and discussed the security and election arrangements for the upcoming poll, sources said.

Apr 29, 2018, 07:38 AM IST
Bypolls in Bhandara–Gondiya, Palghar, Kairana Lok Sabha seats and Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Punjab, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, UP, West Bengal assemblies on May 28, results May 31

Bypolls in Bhandara–Gondiya, Palghar, Kairana Lok Sabha seats and Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Punjab, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, UP, West Bengal assemblies on May 28, results May 31

The polling for the by-elections will be held on May 28 and the results will be declared on May 31.

Apr 26, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
Over 5,500 dead voters, 1,900 multiple entries found in MP's Kolaras voters' list

Over 5,500 dead voters, 1,900 multiple entries found in MP's Kolaras voters' list

In the letter, sent earlier this month to the EC, state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Saleena Singh blamed the district collector and district electoral officer for the lapse

Apr 24, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Election Commission announces dates for Maharashtra biennial polls, Andhra Pradesh by-election

Election Commission announces dates for Maharashtra biennial polls, Andhra Pradesh by-election

According to the Election Commission, the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh will be held on May 21 between 8 am and 4 pm.

Apr 23, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly elections: Election Commission extends polling hours till 6 pm

Karnataka Assembly elections: Election Commission extends polling hours till 6 pm

Votes for Karnataka Assembly elections will be counted on May 15.

Apr 23, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Election Commission conspiring with PM Modi to destabilise Delhi government, alleges AAP

Election Commission conspiring with PM Modi to destabilise Delhi government, alleges AAP

The AAP party has accused the poll panel of hatching a conspiracy to destablise the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi.

Apr 20, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Notification for May 12 polls issued

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Notification for May 12 polls issued

April 24 is the last date for filing nominations while scrutiny will be taken up on April 25. The last date for withdrawal is April 27.

Apr 17, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 date leak was mere speculation, should have been avoided: EC

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 date leak was mere speculation, should have been avoided: EC

The alleged leak of Karnataka Assembly Elections dates was just speculation, said the Election Commission of India on Friday. 

Apr 13, 2018, 21:40 PM IST
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Broadcast time allotted to political parties

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Broadcast time allotted to political parties

The Election Commission on Thursday notified the political parties what time they have been allotted for the broadcast/telecast for the upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka. The facilities of use of broadcast time and telecast time will be available only to ‘National Parties’ and ‘Recognized State Parties’ in respect of Karnataka.

Apr 13, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh electoral roll: Over 6.7 lakh ineligible voters found

Madhya Pradesh electoral roll: Over 6.7 lakh ineligible voters found

Over 6.7 lakh ineligible voters were identified during the verification of the electoral roll in Madhya Pradesh in a special campaign from March 15 to April 7.

Apr 08, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
Election Commission tells Supreme Court it supports 'one candidate, one seat'

Election Commission tells Supreme Court it supports 'one candidate, one seat'

Leaders who win from two seats are forced to vacate one, forcing a bye-election.

Apr 04, 2018, 12:35 PM IST