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Delhi HC dismisses Swaraj India's plea of allotting common symbol
New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India challenging the Election Commission's decision to not allot the common symbol to contest upcoming municipal corporations elections.

EC gives six more months to Congress to hold organisational polls
New Delhi , Mar. 27 : The Election Commission on Monday gave six more months' time to Congress to hold organisational polls, extending the June 30th deadline set for the organisational polls till 31st December.

Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 26 : As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May.

R.K. Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Mar. 25 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S. George ahead of the R.K. Nagar by-polls.

EVM tampering row: SC issues notice to Election Commission
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition on the alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM's) during the recent Assembly Elections in five states.

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking coloured photos on EVMs today
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Delhi High Court will today hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and Delhi state Election Commission for inclusion of coloured photos in the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

'Hat' symbol is temporary, 'two leaves' will come back to us: ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 23 : After the Election Commission allotted 'hat' symbol to V.K. Sasikala faction, senior leader M. Thambidurai on Thursday said they will continue with their efforts to stake claim to the 'two leaves' symbol as this decision is temporary.

EC allots 'hat' symbol to Sasikala, OPS gets 'electricity pole'
New Delhi Mar. 23 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday allotted 'hat' symbol to the V.K. Sasikala's faction with the name AIDMK Amma while 'electricity pole' symbol was given to the O. Panneerselvam camp with the name AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma.

AIADMK symbol frozen as Sasikala faction illegally usurped general ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Welcoming the Election Commission of India's (ECI) move to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday said V.K. Sasikala's faction had tried to illegally usurp the office of party general ...

Will continue to raise voice to get back our symbol: Panneerselvam on ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Expressing disappointment over the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam said he would raise his voice legally to get back the symbol.

EC's decision on AIADMK symbol: Will get it back, says Dinakaran
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 23 : Soon after the Election Commission of India (ECI) decided to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, party deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran asserted the decision would not affect them in the upcoming R.K. Nagar by-polls.

EC freezes AIADMK party symbol ahead of by-election
New Delhi, Mar 22 : The Election Commission has frozen the party symbol of AIADMK over the dispute between Sasikala and Paneerselvam camps ahead of by-election in late former CM J Jayalalitha's constituency, media reports on Wednesday.

EC freezes AIADMK's election symbol 'two leaves' ahead of by-polls
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 22 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to freeze the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol of 'two leaves', after representatives of former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam and former party general secretary V.K. ...

Parliamentarians pension: SC issues notice to Centre, EC
New Delhi , Mar 22 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Union of India and the Election Commission and sought their replies in connection with a plea seeking regulation of pension and allowances that the parliamentarians are entitled.

AIADMK symbol: EC to hear Sasikala, OPS factions
New Delhi , Mar 22 : The Election Commission will on Wednesday hear O. Panneerselvam and Sasikala Natrajan's factions on the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party symbol issue.

RK Nagar by-polls: AIADMK files PIL against Dinakaran
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar 21: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Madras High Court asking it to direct the Election Commission to not accept TTV Dinakaran's nomination as candidate for RK Nagar by-polls.

EMVs can't be tampered, political parties making false allegations: ...
New Delhi , Mar 16 : Former Advisor to Committee of Election Commission K.J. Rao on Thursday ruled out the probability of Electronic Voting Machines tampering and rubbished the allegations made by political parties.

Congress puts onus on EC, says doubts should be cleared on EVMs
New Delhi , Mar. 16 : Diverging from the Election Commission of India's (ECI) view on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering row, the Congress Party on Thursday said it is the poll panel's responsibility to clear doubts raised by various political parties.

OPS stakes claim for AIADMK symbol, cries foul over Sasikala's ...
New Delhi, Mar. 15: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam, who today met the officials of the Election Commission to stake claim for the AIADMK's two-leaves symbol, argued that V.K. Sasikala?s appointment as the party general secretary was null and void.

Congress echoes Kejriwal's tune, says EC should consider ballot paper ...
New Delhi , Mar 15 : The Congress party on Wednesday called on the Election Commission to consider the request of ballot paper voting for the upcoming Municipal Corporation Delhi (MCD) elections.

Swaraj India moves to Delhi HC on common symbol plea
New Delhi , Mar. 14 : Swaraj India, led by Yogender Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, approached Delhi High Court on Tuesday challenging the state election commission's denial to their plea for a common symbol in the upcoming civic polls.

Omar Abdullah seeks safe, conducive elections for J-K by-polls
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Mar. 14 : Asserting that the security of its leaders are not in safe hands, National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to ensure a safe and conducive atmosphere for by-polls to two Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir.

Election Commission rejects AAP's plea to use ballot papers in MCD ...
New Delhi, Mar 14 : The Election Commission on Tuesday rejected the plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to use ballot papers over Electronic Voting Machines in the upcoming Municipal Corporation election of Delhi.

Paneerselvam to meet CEC tomorrow with representation on recent ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 14 : A eight-member delegation led by former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam will meet the Chief Election Commissioner tomorrow with a representation on the recent developments in AIADMK.

Arvind Kejriwal urges EC to use ballot papers, not EVMs in MCD polls
New Delhi,Mar 14 : : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Election Commission not to use electronic voting machines in the upcoming Delhi municipal polls, reports said.

UP polls: 'Legally untenable' to probe BSP allegations on rigged ...
New Delhi , Mar. 11 : Rejecting allegations made by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were tampered in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday said it would be legally ...

Assembly polls: Counting will be transparent, says Chief Election ...
New Delhi , Mar. 10 : As the Assembly elections in five states come to an end, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Friday said the counting process will be done according to the rules and will be free from any kind of malpractices, so, that the correct choice of voters is reflected.

EC website to provide trends and results of Assembly Elections from ...
New Delhi, Mar 10 : The Election Commission (EC) announced on Friday that it has set up a secured infrastructure facility for disseminating trends and results of the General Elections of five state assemblies that went to the polls in Feb/Mar 2017.

Srinagar, Anantnag parliament seats to go to polls on Apr 9, 12
Srinagar, Mar 9 : Election Commission of India said that Srinagar and Anantnag parliament seats would go to polls on Apr 9 and 12 respectively.

By-poll in Amma's constituency on April 12
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 9 : The Election Commission of India on Thursday announced that the by-poll to RK Nagar assembly constituency will be held on April 12.