Election Commission defers bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha, 8 assembly seats amid COVID-19 crisis

The Election Commission informed in its latest order that the upcoming by-polls to three Lok Sabha and eight assembly seats has been deferred due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India.

May 05, 2021, 21:23 PM IST

Nandigram: EC's reply to Mamata, 'complaint of violence and bullying of voters wrong'

Responding to Mamata Banerjee's complaint about Nandigram, the Election Commission has said, the complaint of violence and intimidation of voters during voting is wrong.

Apr 04, 2021, 13:00 PM IST

BJP seeks EC's action against CM Mamata Banerjee for ‘smear campaign’ against Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee, during her rally in Bankura on March 16 had said, "Who is running the election commission, Amit Shah, are you running the election commission?"

Mar 19, 2021, 22:31 PM IST

Kerala NCP to finalise candidates for the assembly elections after seat sharing with LDF, says AK Saseendran

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will initiate the candidate selection for Kerala assembly polls after seat-sharing with Left Democratic Front (LDF) is finalised. The key factor while choosing the candidate will be their chances of victory in the upcoming polls, said State Transport Minister and NCP leader AK Saseendran. 

Feb 28, 2021, 15:40 PM IST

Kerala assembly election 2021 will be held in single phase on April 6, announces EC

According to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, the nationwide vaccination drive has made the situation more conducive for conducting elections and the Health Ministry has declared everyone on poll duty as frontline workers for vaccination purposes. All poll officials will be vaccinated before the elections, Arora said.

Feb 26, 2021, 18:56 PM IST

EC issues guidelines to conduct elections during COVID-19, nomination and security deposit can be made online

The commission announced the guidelines after taking views and suggestions of various political parties, chief electoral officers of states and UTs on the election campaign and public meetings.

Aug 21, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Postal ballot voting is violation of right to secrecy to vote, right to free and fair elections: Mamata Banerjee-led TMC tells EC

TMC said the amendment directly interferes with the conduct of free and fair elections, which is the bedrock of the democracy and has been enshrined as a basic feature in the constitution. 

Jul 06, 2020, 16:26 PM IST

EC, Union Law Ministry officials to meet on Tuesday over linking Aadhaar card with Voter ID card

The EC is in favour of linking the Voter ID card with Aadhaar card to solve the problem of fake voter cards and has already written a letter to the Law Ministry.

Feb 17, 2020, 23:33 PM IST

Breaking news: EC bans BJP MP Parvesh Verma from campaigning for 24 hours, to miss campaigning on last day

 The Election Commission on Wednesday (February 5) banned BJP MP Parvesh Verma from campaigning for Delhi Assembly Election 2020 for 24 hours from 6 pm on Wednesday.

Feb 05, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

EC transfers DCP Chinmoy Biswal, additional DCP Kumar Gyanesh given charge

The Election Commission on Sunday shunted out Delhi's southeast DCP Chinmoy Biswal after Jamia, Shaheen Bagh firing incidents this week. After which additional DCP Gyanesh has been given the charge.

Feb 02, 2020, 23:00 PM IST

What will be the agenda of Delhi Election - Development or Pakistan?

In today's debate watch - What will be the agenda of 2020 Delhi Election - Development or Pakistan?

Jan 24, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Election Commission press conference on Delhi elections today, dates can be announced

Today Election Commission is having a press conference on Delhi elections. It has been claimed that the dates of the Delhi Assembly Elections can be announced in this press conference.

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Jan 06, 2020, 14:18 PM IST

Smriti Irani complains to EC against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'Rape in India' remark

Targetting the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre over the incidents of rape, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday had said that, "Modi claims 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'... but from whom to save the girls? Girls have to be protected from BJP MLAs. You might have heard 'Make in India' but it has become 'rape in India'." He was addressing a rally in Godda.

Dec 13, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

News 100: Watch top news stories of the day

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news headlines.

Oct 20, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Top 25 News: Watch top 25 news stories of the day

This segment of Zee News brings top 25 news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news.

Oct 20, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

EC replaces Ambala expenditure observer days before polling

The expenditure observer was removed for not supervising the enforcement activities in right earnest and his overall performance was not found satisfactory.

Oct 18, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

EC to announce upcoming Assembly Elections dates for Haryana, Maharashtra

The Election Commission (EC) will on Thursday hold a meeting on the upcoming Assembly Elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. During the meet, a discussion will be held on the report submitted by the EC teams sent to the two respective states. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 12, 2019, 08:14 AM IST

EC launches one-stop solution to verify, authenticate voter details

Citizens can now check their voter details and get changes, if any are needed, made without hassles.

Sep 01, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

EC notice to Railways, Civil Aviation ministries over PM pictures on tickets

According to EC, Railways and Air India violate the model code of conduct which came into force on March 10, when the poll body announced the schedule for the Lok Sabha polls beginning from April 11. 

Jun 30, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Bypoll to six Rajya Sabha seats will be held on July 5, announces EC

The notifications will be issued on June 18 and elections and counting of votes will be held on July 5.

Jun 15, 2019, 22:54 PM IST