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Election Commission writes to Law Ministry on linking Voter ID cards with Aadhaar

The poll body has long maintained that mandatory seeding can prevent voter fraud and ensure each person has only one vote. 

 

Aug 16, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Big move: EC wants Aadhaar linking mandatory with voter ID cards

In a big move, the Election Commission (EC) has reportedly filed a revised petition in the Supreme Court to make the Aadhaar linking mandatory with all Voter ID cards.

Mar 11, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Majority of Indians support Aadhaar, voter ID card linking, claims survey

A survey conducted by Local Circles said the linkage of Aadhaar with voter id card will eliminate duplicate voting.

Dec 16, 2017, 22:38 PM IST

Mobile Aadhar can now be used to enter airports

Passengers entering airport premises need to produce any one of the ten identity proofs listed by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) in its latest communication, which include passport, voter ID card, Aadhaar or m-Aadhaar, PAN card and driving licence.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

First phase UP Elections 2017: As it happened

In the first of the seven-phased staggered elections in Uttar Pradesh, a total of 839 candidates are in the fray.

Feb 11, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi release Common Minimum Programme – Here are the SP-Congress alliance's 10 commitments

In a joint press conference in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi released a list of 10 commitments to the people of the state.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

BJP records huge victory, wins all three MLC seats in Uttar Pradesh

The three seats won by BJP are graduate MLC seats.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi retorts, says PM Narendra Modi `likes peeping into bathrooms`

Compulsions of realpolitik made Samajwadi Party and Congress seal a pre-poll pact last month to contest the UP Assembly Elections together.

Feb 11, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: 8 interesting facts

Etah's Jalesar is the smallest constituency in terms of electorate, and Ghaziabad's Sahibabad is the largest.

Feb 11, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

For Delhi's homeless, voter ID card a passport to better life

Neetu Shahi, a 35-year-old homeless woman and mother of four small children, feels lucky she has a voter identity card which will allow her to cast her ballot in the upcoming Delhi election.

Feb 03, 2015, 15:48 PM IST