About 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in Lok Sabha polls

Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.

Nearly 1,200 complaints received in Bhopal

As many as 1,199 complaints have been received by the Election Commission here from political parties and others against government officials during the course of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Guj activist says Ramdev flouted poll code; CEO seeks report

Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer Wednesday asked the district collector to submit a report on whether yoga guru Ramdev violated the Model Code of Conduct by making political comments during a religious function here as alleged by an RTI activist.

EC issues warning to Narendra Modi over `khooni panja` remark

EC has expressed strong disapproval over BJP`s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General Elections Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` remark.

20 held for showing ballot slip in Maldives

More than 20 people were arrested Saturday in the Maldives for showing their ballot slips after casting their vote in the presidential run-off, a media report said.

Maldives election results Sunday

Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thoufeek has said the final results of the presidential run-off will be announced Sunday, a media report said.

Maldives political parties agree to EC`s new poll dates

Main parties in Maldives on Tuesday pledged to cooperate with authorities to hold the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote on November 9, as political uncertainty loomed large with the constitutional deadline to elect a new President fast-approaching.

Maldives poll panel moves to finalise presidential election date

The Elections Commission (EC) of Maldives plans to hold talks with the government and political parties Sunday to finalise the date of the presidential election that should have been held Saturday as planned earlier.

Uncertainty prevails in Maldives on poll eve

The Maldives was in the grip of political uncertainty Friday, a day ahead of the rerun of the first round of its presidential election, with authorities facing eleventh hour hiccups.

EC announces fresh Jharkhand RS poll on May 3

The biennial election to the two
Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, will now be held afresh on May 3, the EC
announced on Tuesday.

Cong downplays EC censure of Salman Khurshid

Cong downplayed the EC`s censure of Salman Khurshid for violation of model code of conduct by his remarks on sub-quota for minorities.