Election Commission

Will pass order on JD(U) symbol issue: EC tells HC

Will pass order on JD(U) symbol issue: EC tells HC

The poll panel had on November 17 recognised Bihar CM Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD(U).

Nov 23, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Madras HC directs EC to conduct RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31

Madras HC directs EC to conduct RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to conduct the byelection to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency here, lying vacant for nearly a year, by December 31, as ordered by it earlier.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
JD(U) Sharad faction moves Delhi HC against EC order on party symbol

JD(U) Sharad faction moves Delhi HC against EC order on party symbol

A Gujarat MLA of the Sharad Yadav faction of Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission order rejecting its petition staking claim over the party symbol 'Arrow' and recognising Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD(U).

Nov 21, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Vijay Rupani files nomination for Gujarat Elections in presence of Arun Jaitley

Vijay Rupani files nomination for Gujarat Elections in presence of Arun Jaitley

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani filed his nomination for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections on Monday.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led group as JD(U)

The JD(U) is a recognised state party in Bihar.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Jolt to Sharad Yadav as EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led faction as real Janata Dal (U)

Jolt to Sharad Yadav as EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led faction as real Janata Dal (U)

The poll panel also allowed the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to use 'arrow' as its poll symbol. 

Nov 17, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Punjab local body elections: Election Commission asks officials to revise electoral roll

The polls for the local bodies, including the Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala municipal corporations, are likely to be held in December.

Nov 11, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre on Friday said that it will bring a bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations.

Nov 10, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
No exit poll results before December 14 evening: EC

No exit poll results before December 14 evening: EC

Exit poll results for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections cannot be made public before December 14 evening, the Election Commission said on today.

Nov 07, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
Rs 1.38 cr cash, 6 lakh litres liquor seized in poll-bound HP, Gujarat

Rs 1.38 cr cash, 6 lakh litres liquor seized in poll-bound HP, Gujarat

A total of Rs 1.38 crore in cash, over six lakh litres of liquor and narcotics worth Rs 12.86 crore have been seized by EC in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

Nov 07, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

Give life ban to convicted MPs, MLAs from contesting polls: EC to SC

In a significant development, the Election Commission on Wednesday pressed for a life ban on convicted MPs and MLAs from contesting polls.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Nitish faction asks EC to expedite JD-U symbol decision

The JD-U faction led by Nitish Kumar on Monday petitioned the EC to expedite the decision in the party symbol row with the Sharad Yadav group.

Oct 30, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017 will be held in three phases in Nov: EC

Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017 will be held in three phases in Nov: EC

The counting of votes will take place on December 1.

Oct 27, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
People in Himachal will have to wait for five weeks for exit polls

People in Himachal will have to wait for five weeks for exit polls

People in Himachal Pradesh will have to wait for nearly five weeks, till the evening of December 14, to know the outcome of the exit polls on Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, a senior Election Commission functionary said on Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2017, 22:25 PM IST
Jaitley hits out at Congress, says EC not supposed to be browbeaten by a losing party

Jaitley hits out at Congress, says EC not supposed to be browbeaten by a losing party

Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hit out at the Congress for criticising the EC over the Gujarat elections announcement.

Oct 25, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Watch: Election Commission announces dates for Gujarat Elections 2017

Watch the segment to know the dates of Gujarat Elections 2017.

Oct 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Gujarat assembly elections key dates: Nomination date, polling on December 9, December 14, counting of votes on December 19

Gujarat assembly elections key dates: Nomination date, polling on December 9, December 14, counting of votes on December 19

Assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14 and counting will be held on December 18, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
October 25, 2017: News at a glance

October 25, 2017: News at a glance

Here's a look at the top stories of the October 25, 2017.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9, 14; counting on December 18

Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9, 14; counting on December 18

The model code of conduct comes into immediate effect after the poll body announces the dates.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Gujarat Assembly polls 2017: Election Commission likely to announce the dates today

Gujarat Assembly polls 2017: Election Commission likely to announce the dates today

Himachal Pradesh polls will be held on November 9.

Oct 25, 2017, 00:12 AM IST