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Will take back 'two leaves' symbol: Dinakaran
Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) , Nov 24 : Sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran on Friday said he would take back the 'two leaves' symbol of the party which was allotted by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to the faction of the party led by Tamil Nadu Chief ...

By-election in RK Nagar to be held on December 21
New Delhi , November 24 : By-election in Tamil Nadu's RK Nagar will be held on December 21, announced the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday.

'Two leaves' symbol allotted to EPS-OPS faction
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , November 23 : Election Commission on Thursday allotted the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam' (AIADMK) 'two leaves' symbol to the party's faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.

EC has allotted 'two leaves' symbol to EPS-OPS faction of AIADMK: TN ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , November 23 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy on Thursday said the Election Commission of India has allotted the wo leaves symbol to the faction of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), led by him and his deputy O Panneerselvam (EPS-OPS faction).

EC bribery case: Close associate of 'middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar ...
New Delhi , November 22 : Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested Pulkit Kundra, a close associate of 'middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar, who had tried to bribe Election Commission officials to get nod for using two-leave election symbol for Sasikala's faction of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ...

SC's notice to EC, Centre on paper clips counting via VVPAT
New Delhi November 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission (EC) and the Union Government after hearing a PIL seeking mandatory counting of the printed paper slips coming from the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) devices.

EPS-OPS, Dhinakaran factions file written submission in 'two leaves' ...
Ahmedabad , Nov.13 : Both the factions of AIADMK, E K Palaniswami-O Panneerselvam and TTV Dhinakaran, on Monday filed a written submission in Election Commission in wo leaves symbol case.

Himachal Polls: 74pc voter turnout, likely to go up, says EC
Himachal Pradesh , November 9 : The Election Commission of India on Thursday announced that the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections has recorded around 74 per cent voters' turnout.

Two leaves symbol row: EC reserves order, asks to file written ...
New Delhi , November 8 : The Election Commission on Wednesday reserved order in AIADMK two leaves symbol case and asked all parties to file written submissions by November 13.

EC bans exit polls for Himachal, Gujarat elections till Dec. 14
New Delhi , November 7 : The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday announced that exit poll results for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections cannot be made public before December 14.

VVPAT training of election officials starts in poll bound Tripura
Agartala (Tripura) Nov. 6 : The Tripura Election Commission has started preparing for next year's assembly elections in the state.

AIADMK 'two leaves' symbol row: EC to hear arguments tomorrow
New Delhi , Nov 6 : The Election Commission will hear arguments in connection with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 'two leaves' symbol case tomorrow.

Sambit Patra accuses BJD of converting SP, DC office into party one
New Delhi , November 3 : Ahead of Bijapur bypoll in Odisha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra along with a delegation of seven leaders from the party's state unit met the Election Commission on Friday.

Gujarat polls: BJP asks for 'Padmavati's pre-screening for Rajput reps
New Delhi , Nov 03 : The Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has written a letter to the Election Commission and the state's chief electoral officer, requesting their intervention to arrange a pre-screening of 'Padmavati' film for selected Rajput representatives.

Lalu demands lifetime ban for all convicted parliamentarians
Ranchi (Jharkhand) November 1 : Hours after the Election Commission (EC) asked the Supreme Court that there should be a life term ban on convicted parliamentarians from contesting elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav asserted that implementation in the regard should be ...

EC adjourns AIADMK two leaves symbol case hearing till November 6
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Nov 1 : The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 'two leaves' symbol case till November 6.

EC to monitor SMS, social media posts ahead of local body polls in UP
New Delhi , Nov 1 : Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission (EC) has decided to monitor SMS and social media posts of the people, ahead of the state local body polls.

Gujarat polls: SC asks EC to not appoint officers with disciplinary ...
New Delhi , October 30 : The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to not appoint officers who have disciplinary proceedings against them at key posts in Gujarat Elections.

Paid News case: Delhi HC reserves order on MP minister's plea against ...
New Delhi , October 26 : The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on Madhya Pradesh parliamentary affairs minister Narottam Mishra's petition challenging Election Commission's (EC) decision of barring him from contesting elections.

Pak poll body ends contempt case against Imran Khan
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 26 : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday disposed of a contempt case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan after he appeared before the top electoral body and submitted a written apology.

Pak EC accepts Imran's apology in contempt of court case
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 26 : The Election Commission on Thursday accepted the written apology of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and ended the contempt of court proceedings against him.

Nepal SC directs EC to make separate ballot papers for upcoming polls
Kathmandu [Nepal], October 26 : With one month remaining for Nepal to go for provincial and parliamentary polls, the Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to make two separate ballot papers for the concerned elections.

Paid News case: Delhi HC to hear Narottam Mishra's petition against EC
New Delhi , Oct 26 : The Delhi High Court on Thursday is likely to hear Madhya Pradesh parliamentary affairs minister Narottam Mishra's petition challenging Election Commission's decision of barring him from contesting elections.

EC not supposed to be browbeaten by 'disgruntled' political party: ...
New Delhi Oct 25 : Launching a scathing attack on the Opposition, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Election Commission (EC) is not supposed to be browbeaten by a disgruntled or a losing political party.

Vidya Stokes withdraws petition challenging rejection of her ...
New Delhi October 25 : Congress leader Vidya Stokes on Wednesday withdrew petition from the Himachal High Court challenging rejection of her nomination by the Election Commission (EC).

Congress condemns delay in announcement of Gujarat polls
New Delhi , Oct. 25 : The Congress Party on Wednesday condemned the delayed announcement of dates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, saying the Election Commission (EC) has failed to carry out its duty as a Constitutional institution.

BJP will win Gujarat polls by three-fourth majority: CM Rupani
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 25 : Hours after the Election Commission announced the date for Gujarat Assembly elections, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was sure it would win the polls by a three-fourth majority.

Gujarat Assembly elections: State to go to polls in two phases on ...
New Delhi , October 25 : The Election Commission (EC) has announced the schedule of the upcoming crucial assembly elections in Gujarat.

Election Commission to announce dates for Gujarat polls today
New Delhi , October 25 : The Election Commission is set to announce the dates for Gujarat assembly elections today.

EC to hold bye-election to Council of States from Rajasthan
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , October 24 : The Election Commission (EC) in a press note on Tuesday said it has decided to hold a bye-election to the Council of States from Rajasthan to fill the vacancy after the resignation of sitting member, M. Venkaiah Naidu.