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    Delhi HC stays EC showcause notice to Ashok Chavan
    New Delhi, July 28 : The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the showcause notice served by the Election Commission to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in the paid news case against him.

    Court stays poll panel's notice to Ashok Chavan
    New Delhi, July 28 : The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the Election Commission's show cause notice to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan asking him to explain why he should not be disqualified in a 'paid news' case.

    Ousted Thai PM faces power-abuse allegation
    Bangkok, July 28 : Thailand's Election Commission (EC) is accusing former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of abusing power by using public funds to campaign for elections, local media reported Monday.

    Afghanistan suspends presidential vote auditing
    Kabul, July 26 : The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Saturday announced that the presidential runoff vote auditing process has temporarily been suspended and will resume after the upcoming Eid festival.

    SC notice to EC on PIL seeking candidates photos on EVMs
    New Delhi, July 25 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking to address the problem of namesakes eating into votes of main candidates by inclusion of photograph of the contesting candidates on the EVMs' balloting unit.

    Joko Widodo wins Indonesian presidential election
    Jakarta, July 22 : Governor of Indonesia's capital city Jakarta Joko Widodo was Tuesday declared elected Indonesia's new president after the General Election Commission (KPU) settled the vote tally.

    NEW & ADR find discrepancy in election expenditure of MPs and ...
    Agartala, Jul 17 : National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reform (ADR) - working for electoral and political reform in India has lodged a complaint with Election Commission (EC) over incorrect statement of expenditure submitted by the MPs and parties in just concluded Lok ...

    Sena, BJP MLAs disqualified from Assembly elections
    Mumbai, Jul 17 : Shiv Sena legislator Babanrao Gholap and BJP's Suresh Halwankar have been disqualified and are likely to be barred from contesting the Assembly elections for six years following an opinion given by the Election Commission (EC) of India.

    Sisi orders preparations for parliamentary polls
    Cairo, July 16 : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al- Sisi Tuesday ordered to form a parliamentary election commission to prepare for the upcoming parliamentary polls, a presidential spokesperson said.

    Poll panel's notice to Ashok Chavan in paid news case
    New Delhi, July 13 : The Election Commission Sunday issued notice to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in a paid news case, asking why he should not be disqualified.

    PTI moves Pak EC over Sharif's qualification as National Assembly ...
    Islamabad, July 9 : The Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party moved the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's qualification as a National Assembly member.

    YSRCP urges EC to take stern action against TDP
    Hyderabad, Jul 9 : YSR Congress party today requested State Election Commissioner Ramakantha Reddy to take stern action against TDP and its leaders for allegedly violating the Constitution indulging in "undemocratic practices" during the recent elections for chairpersons of municipalities and MPPs ...

    Pakistani opposition seeks Sharif's disqualification as MP
    Islamabad, July 9 : Pakistan's opposition party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Wednesday filed a petition with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to seek the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a member of parliament on the basis of some allegations, media reported.

    Ghani leads Afghan presidential run-off, Abdullah rejects result
    Kabul, July 7 : The Afghanistan Election Commission Monday said former finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was leading the preliminary results of June's presidential runoff polls. His opponent Abdullah Abdullah's team, however, termed the declaration "illegitimate".

    'Announce Afghan presidential poll result as scheduled'
    Kabul, July 5 : Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Saturday called upon the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the election result according to schedule.

    Plan & hold panchayat polls at one go: EC
    Mumbai, Jul 4 : The Maharashtra government should plan and hold the Gram Panchayat elections in the state at one time in order to reduce the workload and also to avoid continual imposition of code of conduct in parts of the state, said state election commissioner Neela Satyanarayan today.

    Audit of polling stations in Afghanistan hailed
    Kabul, July 4 : The European Union Election Assessment Team (EU EAT) has hailed the decision of the Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) to launch an additional, ongoing audit of a number of polling stations in the second round of the presidential election, said a EU EAT statement received ...

    Delhi's G.B. Road sex workers to finally get new address
    By Rupesh Dutta, New Delhi, July 4 : This surely is an instance of better late than never - in this case, all of 48 years. The infamous "G.B.Road" address on the voter identity cards of Delhi's sex workers had stripped away their dignity and made them a subject of humiliation and ignominy. This ...

    Final result of Afghan presidential poll on Aug 24
    Kabul, July 2 : The final result of the Afghan presidential election will be announced Aug 24, Election Commission chairman Ahmad Yusuf Nuristan said here Wednesday.

    NOTA in Tripura three-tier Panchayat polls
    Agartala, Jul 1 : Tripura state election commissioner Y Kumar today said None of the above (NOTA) option has been added in ballot papers for ensuing three-tier Panchayat elections to be held on July 15.

    Panchayat results to be available on internet, mobiles for first time
    Dehradun, Jun 26 : The state election commission today reviewed the arrangements for the counting of votes in recently held three-tier panchayat polls and display of the results on the internet as well as mobile phones for the first time in the state.

    Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission reconstituted
    Lucknow, Jun 25: With an attempt to speed up appointment in Class 'C' grade posts, Akhilesh Yadav government today decided to re-constitute Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission for which the state cabinet approved the draft of the proposed bill here.

    15,200 contestants in fray for Tripura Panchayat
    Agartala, Jun 25 : Tripura Election Commissioner Y Kumar today said as many as 15,200 candidates have filed nominations for the upcoming election to three-tier Panchayat polls slated for July 15.

    Notification for Bhatpar Rani assembly seat bypoll issued in UP
    Deoria, Jan 30 : Election Commission of India (ECI) today issued notification for the byelection to Bhatpar Rani assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh which will be held on February 23.

    Afghan election commission official steps down
    Kabul, June 23 : The chief of Afghanistan's Election Commission secretariat Ziaul Haq Omarkhil announced his resignation Monday amid allegations of election fraud in the June 14 runoff presidential vote by presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah.

    Afghan poll panel postpones announcing partial results
    Kabul, June 21 : The Afghan election commission Saturday announced that it is delaying the release of the result of the presidential election runoff held June 14.

    Afghan poll panel performance illegal: Abdullah
    Kabul, June 19 : Afghanistan presidential poll candidate Abdullah Abdullah Thursday termed the performance of the country's Election Commission as illegal, saying its decisions will be unacceptable.

    Afghan election commission accused of fraud
    Kabul, June 18 : Leading Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah Wednesday accused the Election Commission of involvement in fraud and demanded its suspension.

    Bypoll for RS seats in TN, Andhra, Odisha on July 3
    New Delhi, Jun 12 : By-elections for four seats in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha will be held on July 3, the election commissioned announced today.

    Panchayat poll schedule of Tripura announced
    Agartala, Jun 12 : Tripura state election commission today announced election would be held on July 15 to three-tier Panchayats and fill casual vacancies to four wards of three urban local bodies.

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