Tag: Election Commission of India

CEO Assam Nitin Khade urges all to adhere to ECI guidelines on Exit Poll ban

CEO Assam Nitin Khade has urged all concerned to adhere to the ECI guidelines on the Exit Poll ban and to comply with it in...

Covid-19: Plea in SC against invitation advertisement to ‘Kumbh Mela’ | India News

NEW DELHI: A Noida-based lawyer has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking immediate strict directions to the Central government and Uttarakhand government to...

Election Commission warns Suvendu Adhikari for March 29 speech | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission of India has warned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari over a speech delivered by him on March 29, for which he had...

Covid: NHRC notice to EC, govt on ‘unregulated’ poll gatherings | India News

BHUBANESHWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action taken report (ATR) from the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Union home secretary over...

amit shah: Mamata is asking minorities to vote as one, other voters should see what they have to do: Amit Shah

In what seemed like a reference to voters from the Hindu community, Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday cited West Bengal chief minister Mamata...

The three-phase poll witnessed a state average of 82.04 per cent

The three-phase poll witnessed a state average of 82.04 per cent. The election commission has assured strong vigilance has been put in place and assured...

Slipups continue unabated despite overhaul of EVM storage-transport rules in 2019

While it appears that the latest controversy over the electronic voting machine in Assam has been caused largely due to a procedural lapse on part...

Assembly elections 2021: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The campaigning for the assembly elections of West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry picked up pace a day after the second...

Will the perfume baron Badruddin Ajmal smell the success?

Who is Badruddin?” Fifteen years ago, former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi pointedly asked that question — and kept asking it. The year was 2006....

Single-phase poll in Bengal if BJP voted to power: Dilip Ghosh | India News

KOLKATA: Slamming West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for raising questions over eight-phase assembly elections, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday said it was...

Assam poll dates: Geographical, ethnic & linguistic factors at play | India News

GUWAHATI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) seems to have strictly followed distinctive geographical, ethnic and linguistic divisions while finalizing the poll schedule for the...

People thought Election Commission was being ‘fool-hardy’ by holding Bihar polls, but we lived up to challenge: CEC Sunil Arora

NEW DELHI: When the Election Commission began preparing for Bihar assembly polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, some felt it was being “fool-hardy”, but the safe...

View: The decentralised chaos of US elections may be hard to improve — or make worse

As we remain in limbo, at the time of writing, about who will be the 46th US president, it may be a good opportunity to...

Election Commission of India: EC frowns on political parties flouting Covid instructions; reminds them of penal action for violations

New Delhi: With political rallies in Bihar drawing massive crowds, leaders canvassing without masks and social distancing norms being flouted, the Election Commission of India...

Several local leaders from by-poll bound Sira join BJP, party confident about win

BENGALURU: Several local leaders from poll bound Sira assembly constituency joined the BJP in the presence of its state unit chief Nalin Kumar Kateel on...

Opposition seems to have lost its sting during pandemic, but the ruling party is consolidating its base

Pradyut Bordoloi and Gaurav Gogoi, members of Parliament from Assam, failed to catch the last flight from Delhi to Guwahati on March 24. Until the...

Bihar polls: Senior citizens group writes to EC, lauds rule to allow use of postal ballots | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior citizens associations have written to the Commission appreciating its new rule allowing those above 65 years to vote by postal ballot in...

Chirag Paswan says holding Bihar polls during Covid pandemic will put people at risk; JD(U) differs | India News

NEW DELHI/PATNA: BJP ally LJP on Friday joined the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal in expressing concern over holding the Bihar assembly polls amid a spread...

Election Commission likely to discuss possible revision of campaigning methods for Bihar assembly election | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission is likely to discuss on Friday a possible revision of campaigning methods for Bihar assembly poll due later this year, in...

Working on new voter app, postal ballot for old: Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa

Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, the Election Commission of India is closely assessing various election procedures that might be affected due to Covid-19. The...

EC says it cannot hold bypolls in June-July due to Covid risk | India News

BHOPAL: Election Commission of India has not announced bypolls in eight assembly seats across the country, including Joura in Madhya Pradesh, because the Commission “could...