Election Commission of India

Cannot take on the role of SDMA, says ECI on conducting polls amid COVID-19

"The EC can issue the direction and tell them and that they should take action, but ECI cannot take on the role of SDMA," Chief Election Commissioner of India Sushil Chandra said.

May 12, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: FIR against 13 candidates, show cause notice to 33 for violating COVID-19 norms

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Of the 13 candidates against whom FIRs were lodged, six are from Birbhum district.

Apr 23, 2021, 23:57 PM IST

Zee Top 10: Major news stories of the day

In this section, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 10 is a part of Zee News important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Apr 23, 2021, 07:48 AM IST

West Bengal Election 2021: Election Commission to hold all party meet in Kolkata

Election Commission of India to hold all-party meet over alarming Coronavirus situation in Bengal.

Apr 16, 2021, 08:54 AM IST

Zee Top 10: Major news stories of the day

In this section, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 10 is a part of Zee News important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Apr 16, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

TMC demands ban on West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s campaign over controversial remarks on Cooch Behar firing

"Dilip Ghosh has actively seen condoning the acts and in fact encouraging similar spell of violence in the ongoing elections in West Bengal," TMC said in its letter to EC. 

Apr 12, 2021, 08:18 AM IST

ECI bans entry of political leaders in Cooch Behar for next 72 hours

The ECI has announced that no political leader from any party will be allowed to enter in Cooch Behar district for the next 72 hours.

Apr 10, 2021, 23:26 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Women voters cross 49 percent, might play a key role in state polls

The percentage of women voters has not only crossed the 49 percent mark, but the gender ratio has also advanced from 956 last year to 961 in the final voter's list published by the Election Commission of India.

Apr 05, 2021, 14:29 PM IST

EC criticises functioning of West Bengal police after a bomb blast in Burdwan

A seven-year-old boy was killed and another child injured in a crude bomb explosion in Burdwan city on Monday.

Mar 24, 2021, 09:13 AM IST

Twitter unveils election-related search prompt in six Indian languages

The company has further unveiled the ‘Election information prompt’ in six Indian languages, which include Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Assamese, Hindi, and English. The prompts will support more than 20 hashtags in the mentioned languages. Besides that, Twitter has also come up with a custom emoji for the #AssemblyElections2021 which features an inked finger to represent a citizen who has exercised their right to vote. 

Mar 15, 2021, 16:45 PM IST

Badi Bahas: Will elections be held according to Mamata's wish?

Election Commission has announced election dates in Bengal but Mamata Banerjee is not happy with these dates. In today's episode of 'Badi Bahas' we will discuss- will elections be held according to Mamata's wish?

Feb 27, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

West Bengal Election 2021: Why is Mamata Banerjee scared of election dates?

Mamata Banerjee alleged that it was a part of a "conspiracy" by the Centre's ruling BJP and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Amit Shah. She alleged that BJP was misusing its authority as the ruling party to influence state polls.

Feb 27, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

DNA Exclusive: Analysis of election that can change India's political future

In today's DNA, Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary analyses Indian elections and how in an average 5 to 7 assembly elections are conducted every year. That is, in every four month people vote to form a government in their state.

Feb 26, 2021, 23:23 PM IST

Assembly elections 2021 guide: Voters need to carry THESE documents to cast vote

The Election Commission on Friday (February 26) announced the schedule for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry. The counting of votes for all five assembly elections will take place on May 2, announced the Election Commission (EC). 

Feb 26, 2021, 19:40 PM IST

Election Commission announces Karnataka MLC bypoll date, result on March 18

The bypoll for the Karnataka Legislative Council seat, which fell vacant after untimely death of the Council deputy speaker S L Dharmegowda, will take place on March 15 the Election Commission announced on Thursday (February 18). The timing for the poll will be 9 am to 4 pm on March 15.


Feb 18, 2021, 19:34 PM IST

TMC's complaint to Election Commission: BSF jawans are threatening voters

On January 21, the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal met a bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI), alleging that the BSF was threatening people in the border areas of the state to vote in favour of a particular political party.

Jan 21, 2021, 16:48 PM IST

Draft Electoral rolls for Tamil Nadu released; state has more women voters than men

In terms of new electors or first-time voters, there are a total of 2.08 lakh voters. 

Nov 16, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Candidates contesting Lok Sabha, Assembly elections can spend more; here's why

The poll expenditure limit of candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has been increased by 10 percent. The Centre revised the expenditure limit in consultation with the Election Commission of India.

Oct 20, 2020, 23:17 PM IST

Bihar Assembly elections 2020: More than 52,000 voters opt for postal ballots for phase-1

Bihar Assembly elections' first phase's polling will be held on October 28, 2020.

Oct 12, 2020, 18:24 PM IST

EC all set to announce Bihar Assembly election 2020 dates, press conference shortly

The polls to elect a new 243-member assembly will be held in more than one phase, keeping in mind the Covid-19 guidelines and social distancing norms.


Sep 25, 2020, 08:55 AM IST