EC publishes final voters list for Bihar

A total of 6,68,26,658 voters, which includes male, female and also third gender, would be eligible to exercise their franchise in the coming election to Bihar Assembly, according to the final voters list published by Election Commission on Friday.

PETA urges parties not to use animals in election campaigns

The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday asked all political parties not to use animals during election campaigns.

Polls to 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan to be held on Aug 17

129 civic bodies in Rajasthan will go to polls on August 17 amidst tight security following which the results will be announced on August 20, the State Election Commission informed on Saturday.

BJP trying to bribe Bihar voters: JD(U)

Janata Dal(U) on Thursday alleged BJP was trying to "bribe" voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and 'gamchas' and his party along with Congress and constituents of Janata Parivar will take up the matter with the Election Commission.

Over 25% Assembly seats in Bihar 'black money sensitive': EC
Over 25% Assembly seats in Bihar 'black money sensitive': EC

 Over 25 per cent of Bihar's 243 Assembly constituencies have been declared as "sensitive" by the Election Commission with regards to election expenditure and black money related incidents.

CEC, EC to visit Patna next month to review poll preparedness

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti will be visiting Patna next month as the Commission looks at a window before festival season starts late October or to squeeze some phases between Dussehra and Diwali, which falls on Nov 11.

Online polling for Kerala diaspora tough: Official

A Kerala poll official on Thursday said the cabinet's recommendation to grant online voting rights to the thousands of state diaspora for the upcoming local bodies poll will be "tough" to implement.

Will submit annual audit report within a month: BJP to EC

BJP has informed the Election Commission that it will submit its annual audit report to the poll panel in a month's time, days after Congress submitted the same, albeit "under protest".

Congress relents on audit report, submits it to EC

After resisting for close to an year, the Congress has yielded to Election Commission's directive and has filed "under protest" its annual audit report 2013-14 which reveals it has cash and its equivalents of over Rs 580 crore.

Myanmar allows candidates to begin campaigning for national elections

Myanmar`s Union Election Commission has allowed candidates to begin campaigning for the upcoming general elections set for November 8, according to an announcement of the commission published on Thursday.

Parliamentary panel presses for measures to enable soldiers to vote in time

Members of a Parliamentary panel reviewing proxy voting and postal ballot facilities for armed forces personnel Wednesday pressed for a mechanism to ensure that soldiers posted in far flung areas are able to exercise their franchise in time.

Bihar Legislative Council polls to be held on Tuesday: EC

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday said polls to the 24 seats of Bihar Legislative Council will be held on Tuesday as scheduled in the light of the Supreme Court refusing to stay the polls and accepting EC's suggestion that tenure of the elected members be decided by draw of lots.

SC asks EC to apprise methods of deciding tenure of Bihar MLCs

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Election Commission to apprise it of methods to be adopted in deciding the tenure of 24 Bihar Legislative Council members to be elected on July 7.

Bihar Assembly polls: EC sending another batch of e-roll auditors today
Bihar Assembly polls: EC sending another batch of e-roll auditors today

 To ensure error free electoral rolls in Bihar, the Election Commission is sending another batch of e-roll auditors to the state on Monday.

EC orders repoll in a polling booth in RK Nagar

The Election Commission has ordered re-poll in one of the booths in R K Nagar constituency from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after the EC observer reported that the presiding officer allowed some voters 'not duly enrolled in the electoral roll.'

Bihar Assembly polls: EC sending another batch of e-roll auditors on Monday

 To ensure error free electoral rolls in Bihar, the Election Commission is sending another batch of e-roll auditors to the state on Monday.

EC seeks documents related to 'cash-for-vote' scam

The Election Commission (EC) has sought certain documents pertaining to the 'cash-for-vote' scam involving arrested TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, a case which has triggered a war of words between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governments.

"Typo" to blame for "false" info on Irani's qualification: BJP

BJP on Wednesday blamed "typographical error" for the alleged false information on educational qualification submitted by HRD Minister Smriti Irani and rejected any comparison between her and AAP leader Jitender Singh Tomar who has been jailed in a fake degree case.

Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict on Smriti Irani degree case today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by giving 'false' information about her educational qualification.

Smriti Irani degree case: Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict today
Smriti Irani degree case: Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by giving 'false' information about her educational qualification.