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Delhi HC notice to CEC over bogus voters
New Delhi, Dec 31 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to file reply on a petition that has alleged presence of large number of bogus voters in various assembly constituencies of the national capital.
EC meets to discuss Delhi poll
New Delhi, Dec 26 : A meeting of the Election Commission to discuss the possibility of assembly poll in Delhi in February and its preparations took place here Friday, sources said.A
EC holds review meeting on Delhi poll preparedness
New Delhi, Dec. 24 : Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi on Wednesday called upon the Chief Electoral Officer and District Election Officers of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi to ensure error free electoral rolls for the capital during the on going process of Summary Revision of ...
EC working on NRI voting rights, discloses Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Dec. 22 : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Monday assured the Non Residential Indians (NRIs) that they may soon get voting rights as the Election Commission (EC) is working on it.
Internet voting does not guarantee security: Ex-CEC
Kolkata, Dec 21 : Coming out firmly against introduction of e-voting in future, former chief election commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Sunday said internet voting does not guarantee the security and integrity of voters.
Fifth phase polling in Jharkhand 71.26 percent, overall in all phases ...
New Delhi, Dec. 20 : Stating that the assembly elections in Jharkhand witnessed the highest turnout in the state's history, the Election Commission on Saturday announced that, while the turnout today was average 71.26 percent, the overall polling percentage in the state in all phases was 66.03 ...
Fifth phase polling in J-K 76 percent, overall in all phases 65.5 ...
New Delhi, Dec. 20 : Stating that the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir was peaceful, the Election Commission on Saturday announced that, while the turnout today was average 76 percent, the overall polling percentage in the state in all phases was 65.5 percent.
India 'electoral superpower' despite complexities: ex-CEC Quraishi
Kolkata, Dec 20 : India's former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Saturday termed the country the "electoral superpower" for the world despite the complexities involved in the voting process.
Kashmir sees historic polling percentage: EC
New Delhi, Dec 20 : Jammu and Kashmir Saturday saw 76 percent turnout in the fifth and final phase of polling, and recorded an overall polling percentage of 65 percent, which was "historic" and "unprecedented", the Election Commission said here.
478 complaints of poll code violation in Kashmir: EC
Jammu, Dec 18 : As many as 478 complaints of violation of the model code of conduct have been received by the Election Commission since the beginning of the five-phase Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, a poll panel official said.
Jharkhand elections: 61 percent voter turnout in fourth phase, says EC
New Delhi, Dec. 14 : The Election Commission on Sunday confirmed that fourth phase of the five-phase assembly elections in Jharkhand saw a voter turnout of 61.65 percent, adding that the elections took place peacefully without any untoward incident. "The fourth phase of elections in Jharkhand took ...
Upward trend in J-K polling continues, says EC
New Delhi, Dec. 14 : The Election Commission on Sunday stated that the upward trend of voter turnout continued in the fourth of the five-phased Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls, adding that no untoward incident occurred during the elections.
About a fourth of votes cast in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 14 : Nearly 25 percent of voters Sunday cast their votes till 12 p.m. in the fourth phase of the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections, an Election Commission official said.
About a third of votes cast in Jharkhand polls
Ranchi, Dec 14 : About a third of voters had cast their votes till 11.00 a.m. in the fourth phase of the Jharkhand state assembly elections, an Election Commission official said Sunday.
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks state media not to campaign for ...
Colombo, Dec.13 : Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has asked state media not to broadcast programs unfairly supporting incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is contesting for a third term at the upcoming presidential elections.
EC appoints gymnast Dipa Karmakar as Tripura poll icon
Agartala, Dec 12 : The Election Commission has appointed ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar as Tripura state's election icon to popularise the election-related matters, a top official said here Friday.
73 poll violations reported in Sri Lanka in last 48 hours
Colombo, Dec.11 : The Election Commissioner's office in Colombo has received 73 complaints of election violations in the last 48 hours.
Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena now a registered political party
Hyderabad, Dec 11 : The Election Commission of India has registered Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena as a political party.
Voter turnout in J-K, Jharkhand showing upward trend: EC
New Delhi, Dec. 9 : The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday stated that the third phase of the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand continued to show the upwards trajectory seen in the first two phases of the polls, adding that no untoward incident took place during the ...
Congress moves poll panel against Modi
New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Congress Tuesday moved the Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging poll code violation during a speech in Srinagar and demanded stern action against him.
Third phase polling: 58 percent turnout in Kashmir, 61 in Jharkhand
New Delhi, Dec 9 : The third phase of polling for 16 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday recorded 58 percent voter turnout, while in Jharkhand, the polling percentage for 17 assembly constituencies was 61 percent, Election Commission officials said.
Pakistan's new CEC takes oath
Islamabad, Dec 6 : Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan (retd) Saturday took oath here as Pakistan's new chief election commissioner (CEC).
Pakistan names new CEC
Islamabad, Dec 4 : A Pakistani parliamentary committee Thursday named Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan as the country's new chief election commissioner (CEC).
Three names shortlisted for Pakistan CEC post
Islamabad, Dec 3 : The Pakistan government and opposition leaders Wednesday shortlisted the names of three retired judges for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), media reported.
Jharkhand polls: Cash, liquor seized during second phase
New Delhi, Dec.2 : The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday confirmed that large quantities of cash, liquor and drugs were seized during the second phase of the assembly elections in Jharkhand, addin
Polling by and large peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir: Election ...
New Delhi, Dec. 2 : The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday declared that the second phase of the legislative assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir passed peacefully, adding that no incident that took place could have vitiated the poll process.
CEC appointment: Pakistan SC warns of action against PM
Islamabad, Dec 2 : The Pakistan Supreme Court Tuesday said that if a chief election commissioner (CEC) is not appointed by Dec 5, it will consider issuing a notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Sarpanch murder: Omar Abdullah says NC will ask EC to review security ...
Srinagar, Dec.1 The ruling National Conference (NC) will request the Election Commission of India (ECI) to review security in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian District, where the party's sarpanch, Mohammad Sultan Bhat, was killed by militants on Sunday.
EC issues notices to 20 political parties for failure to file poll ...
New Delhi, Nov.29 : The Election Commission has issued showcause notices to 20 political parties, including the BJP and Congress, over failure to file poll expense statements on time.
Diesel costs to go up in Haryana, says CM Khattar
Chandigarh, Nov. 25 : Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar on Tuesday said that the cost of diesel in the state will go up as the Value-added Tax (VAT) has been increased. "The cost of diesel is going to go up as the Value-added Tax (VAT) has also increased," the state chief said at a press ...