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EC orders repoll in two polling stations in West Bengal's Barrackpur, Arambag constituency on May 12

Re-polling will be held on 12th May from 7 AM to 6 PM in the two polling stations in West Bengal.

May 11, 2019, 00:01 AM IST

EC offers various avenues to Kashmiri migrants to cast votes in Lok Sabha poll

The Kashmiri migrants whose names are registered in any of the three parliamentary constituencies in Kashmir province can cast their votes at special polling stations set up at Delhi, Jammu and Udhampur. 

Mar 27, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the party on Thursday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking a floor test in the state assembly. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

EVM tampering: Election Commission to convene all-party meet on May 12; may throw open challenge for hacking

Amid debate over whether EVMs can be tampered with, the Election Commission has announced to convene an all-party meeting on May 12.

May 04, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Election Commission to openly challenge Arvind Kejriwal to check EVMs?

After facing several allegations related with tampering of electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Election Commission of India (ECI) has reportedly decided to soon throw an 'open challenge' to check EVMs.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

EC should have done basic due diligence: TMC

The apparent reason for the show cause is that she had promised to make Asansol into a new district which was against the EC model code of conduct, TMC chief national spokesperson Derek O'Brien.

Apr 14, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Pakistan politician praises India`s election commission

In a rare compliment for an Indian institution from across the border, the chief of the conservative Jamaat-e-Islami party here today praised India`s election commission for its conduct of the Lok Sabha polls.

May 03, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Bank accounts of Ramdev trusts under EC scanner

The bank accounts of three trusts of Yoga teacher Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country.

Apr 24, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

EC seeks report from dist admin on Khurshid`s poll code violation

The EC has sought a report from the Farukkhabad district administration on the alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct by Union Minister Salman Khurshid.

Mar 30, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

EC should cognizance of Munde`s poll expenses

The govt Friday demanded that the poll panel should take cognizance of BJP leader Gopinath Munde`s comments that he had spent around Rs 8 crore in the last Lok Sabha elections against the prescribed limit of Rs 25 lakh.

Jun 28, 2013, 14:44 PM IST

EC rejects Swamy’s plea to derecognise Congress

The EC on Tueday rejected Janta Party chief Subramanian Swamy`s plea seeking to derecognise Congress for violating laws by providing a Rs 90 crore loan to a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper.

Nov 06, 2012, 16:15 PM IST

EC asks CBDT; I-T to monitor funding in polls

The EC has sought deployment of the investigation machinery of the Income Tax department for checking movement of illegal funds during the forthcoming assembly elections.

Sep 18, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

Reduce cap on poll expenditure: Hindu Mahasabha

All India Hindu Mahasabha Wednesday
urged the Election Commission to reduce the ceiling on electoral expenditure as part of stricter measures to check the use of money power.

Feb 29, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

Notification for last phase of UP polls issued

Notification for the seventh and
last phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election was issued Monday
with which nominations process also started.

Feb 06, 2012, 14:46 PM IST

Khurshid`s defends minority quota remarks before EC

Law Minister Salman Khurshid told the Election Commission that he had only
made a declaration of intent and not a policy announcement.

Jan 20, 2012, 09:43 AM IST

Khurshid to clarify on quota promise to EC today

Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid will on Thursday file a reply to the Election Commission`s show cause notice over his promise to give 9% reservation to Muslims if Congress is voted to power in UP.

Jan 12, 2012, 09:42 AM IST

Khurshid`s talk of ‘control’ upsets EC

At a time when the Centre is embroiled in a bitter war with Anna Hazare over the Lokpal Bill, one of its top ministers has now landed in a soup following his adverse remarks on the Election Commission.

Dec 28, 2011, 13:00 PM IST