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Notification for first phase of J-K polls issued by Election ...
New Delhi, Oct.28 : The Election Commission on Tuesday issued the notification for the first of the five-phased Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls.
Dates announced for 46 civic body polls in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct. 28 : The Rajasthan State Election Commission on Tuesday declared dates for election to 46 civic bodies.
BJP files complaint with EC against Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct. 28 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday filed a complaint against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal with the Election Commission (EC) for leveling baseless allegations against it.
Notification issued for first phase of polls in Kashmir, Jharkhand
New Delhi, Oct 28 : The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notification for the first of the five-phase assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.
Imran Khan to protest at poll panel office
Islamabad, Oct 28 : Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is set to stage a rally outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) building Tuesday to protest "poll rigging".
Ukrainian People's Front leads in parliamentary polls
Kiev, Oct 27 : The People's Front party, founded by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, has taken the lead with 21.67 percent of the vote in Ukraine's parliamentary elections, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.
AAP leaders should go back to classrooms and learn Constitution: Swamy
New Delhi, Oct. 26 : With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accusing the ruling party at the Centre of shying away from polls in Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the leaders of Arvind Kejriwal-led party should go back to their classrooms and learn the Constitution ...
BJP welcomes EC announcing poll dates for J-K, hopes people will ...
New Delhi, Oct.25 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to announce assembly poll dates for Jammu and Kashmir and also called upon the voters of the state to give BJP a chance if they wish to usher in good governance in the state.
Congress welcomes EC decision of holding polls on time in J-K
New Delhi, Oct.25 : Welcoming the Election Commission's decision for holding the assembly elections on time in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday stated that his party will try its best to emerge as the single largest party and downplayed of any scope of the BJP forming ...
EC announces five phased polling for Jharkhand and J-K
New Delhi, Oct.25 : The Election Commission on Saturday announced that elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five-phases beginning from November 25.
Elections in J-K, Jharkhand to be held in five phases from Nov. 25
New Delhi, Oct. 25 : The Election Commission on Saturday announced that elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five-phases beginning from November 25.
Congress asks EC to address Kejriwal's allegation against BJP
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Oct.25 : Urging the Election Commission to look into Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been instructing its MLAs to buy fake votes in their constituencies, the Congress Party on Saturday said the poll body must ...
All parties except NC welcome Kashmir poll announcement
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 25 : All mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir with the exception of the regional National Conference (NC) Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's announcement to hold assembly elections on schedule.
Five-phase polls in Kashmir, Jharkhand; results Dec 23
New Delhi, Oct 25 : Five-phased assembly elections would be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, beginning Nov 25 and ending Dec 20. By-elections to three Delhi assembly constituencies would be held Nov 25. Counting for all the seats would be held Dec 23, the Election Commission announced ...
Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015
Yangon, Oct 21 : Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) Tuesday pledged free and fair general elections in 2015, calling upon political parties, civil society organisations and international aid groups to cooperate for the upcoming event.
Liberia to hold senatorial elections amid Ebola crisis
Monrovia, Oct 21 : Liberia's National Election Commission (NEC) has announced plans to conduct the senatorial elections Dec 16 despite growing concerns that the Ebola virus may still wreak havoc at the time.
Bangladesh mulls online voting
Dhaka, Oct 20 : The Election Commission (EC) here is considering allowing poll-time officials to vote online, even though general elections in Bangladesh see voters exercise their right to franchise only through the ballot.
Jammu Kashmir polls decision will be taken in few days: CEC Sampath
New Delhi, Oct.19 : Chief Election Commissioner V. S. Sampath on Sunday said the decision on holding polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken in the next few days.
EC to hold more consultations on timing of polls in Jammu Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct.18 : The Election Commission on Saturday said it will hold further consultations in Delhi before announcing the dates for assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Pataudi party earns Sharmila, Saif EC's ire
Gurgaon, Oct 18 : The Election Commission (EC) Saturday issued notices to veteran Bollywood star Sharmila Tagore and her son Saif Ali Khan for organising a marriage party in Gurgaon without prior permission, an official said.
Polls not to affect relief in flood-hit J&K: CEC
Srinagar, Oct 18 : State assembly elections, if held on time, will not affect the ongoing relief and rehabilitation exercise in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said here Saturday.
Notice to poll panel on plea for MNS' de-recognition
New Delhi, Oct 15 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Election Commission on a plea seeking suspension of recognition of the MNS as a political party for its alleged use of "hate language " against non-Marathi people on its website.
Voter turnout an all-time high in Haryana, moderate polling in ...
New Delhi, Oct. 15 : The Election Commission on Wednesday informed that the voter turnout in the Haryana Assembly elections was at an all-time high at 73 percent.
Highest voter turnout in Haryana: EC
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Haryana has recorded the highest voter turnout in any assembly election so far, the Election Commission said here Wednesday.
Let EC decide issue of holding polls in Jammu Kashmir, says Omar ...
New Delhi, Oct.14 : Expressing the ruling Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party's reservation on the merits of holding polls in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday questioned the timing of conducting polls in the state and stated that the Election ...
10 percent of Maharashtra polling stations 'hyper-sensitive'
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 14 : With barely 24 hours left for polling in the Maharashtra assembly elections, the Election Commission has identified over 9,900 or nearly 10 percent of the 91,376 polling stations in the state as "hyper-sensitive", officials said here Tuesday.
EC notice to Raj Thackeray
New Delhi, Oct 13 : The Election Commission Monday issued a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for violating the model code of conduct ahead of the Oct 15 elections in the state.
EC move to curb bogus voting by 'veiled' women
Chandigarh, Oct 12 : To check any attempt at bogus voting by women coming in veils to polling booths for casting their votes, the Election Commission (EC) has decided to appoint female officials at all booths, election officials said here Sunday.
EC cautions Gadkari to be 'circumspect' in future
New Delhi, Oct 11 : The Election Commission Saturday said that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari's poll speech in Maharashtra "encouraged the voters to accept inducements" and cautioned him to be "more circumspect" in future.
Election Commission okays PM Modi's radio broadcast
New Delhi, Oct. 10 : The Election Commission (EC) on Friday cleared Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on the radio and affirmed that it did not amount to the violation of the model code of conduct.