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    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 ...

    Huge voter turnout is a positive sign of India's democracy, says ...
    New Delhi, Nov. 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday lauded the high voter turnout in the first phase of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, stating that it is an indicator of the strength of India's democracy. "The huge voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir and ...

    Election Commission bans exit polls in Jharkhand, J-K
    Ranchi, Nov.25 : The Election Commission has banned exit polls of any kind in poll-bound Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.

    Use of technology has become game changer for polls: EC
    New Delhi, Nov 24 : Appropriate use of technology has become a "game changer" in elections and can help in meeting many challenges, Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma said Monday.

    Election Commission stops release of PDP poll manifesto
    Jammu, Nov 24 : In an overnight decision, the Election Commission has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from releasing its election manifesto Monday.

    Supreme Court notice on BJP plea on foreign funding
    New Delhi, Nov 21 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a BJP plea challenging the Delhi High Court order that the contribution to its coffers by the Indian subsidiary of the UK-based Vedanta Resources amounted to foreign contribution.

    SC notice on BJP plea on its foreign funding
    New Delhi, Nov 21 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the election commission on a BJP plea challenging the Delhi High Court order that the contribution to its coffers by the Indian subsidiary of an overseas-based company amounted to foreign contribution.

    1984 riot victims disappointed over compensation delay: Badal
    Chandigarh, Nov 16 : With the union home ministry recently telling the Election Commission that no decision has been taken on enhancement of compensation to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Sunday said there was "palpable disappointment and even ...

    EC issues notification for third phase of five-phased J-K elections
    Srinagar, Nov. 15 : The Election Commission (EC) issued notification for 16 Assembly segments in the third phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

    SC to government: Respond to poll panel report on NRIs
    New Delhi, Nov.14 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the committee set up by the Election Commission that has recommended electronic voting or proxy voting by NRIs staying overseas.

    Respond to EC report on NRIs, SC to government
    New Delhi, Nov 14 : The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the committee set up by the Election Commission that has recommended electronic voting or proxy voting by NRIs staying overseas.

    Bypoll for two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana Dec 5
    New Delhi, Nov 14 : The Election Commission Friday announced by-elections to fill two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana which fell vacant after resignation of Birender Singh and Ranbir Singh Prajapati.

    Respond to poll panel report on NRIs, SC to government
    New Delhi, Nov 14 : The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the committee set up by the Election Commission that has recommended electronic voting or proxy voting by NRIs staying overseas.

    Dy CEC reviews preparedness in seven Kashmir districts
    Jammu, Nov 13 : Deputy Election Commissioner of India Vinod Zutshi Thursday reviewed election preparedness in Jammu and Kashmir with election officers of seven districts.

    Security, polling percentage cause of concern: EC
    Ranchi, Nov 13 : Chief Election Commissioner of India V.S. Sampath Thursday said voter turnout and security were two major concerns facing the poll panel for the upcoming assembly polls in Jharkhand.

    Pakistan to appoint CEC by Nov 24
    Islamabad, Nov 13 : The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ordered the appointment of the chief election commissioner (CEC) by Nov 24.

    Consensus emerging in Pakistan over CEC's name
    Islamabad, Nov 12 : The Pakistan government and the opposition Wednesday appeared converging on the name of Justice Tariq Pervez as the next chief election commissioner (CEC) of the country, sources said.

    SC says declaration of dates for Delhi Assembly polls to be made by EC
    New Delhi, Nov. 11 : The Supreme Court has said it will not intervene in the declaration of dates for the Delhi Assembly elections, and added that it was the Election Commission of India's responsibility to do so.

    Ukrainian PM's party wins parliamentary election
    Kiev, Nov 8 : The People's Front Party, led by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk won the country's parliamentary election, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said Saturday.

    Poll code won't hamper Kashmir relief work, SC told
    New Delhi, Nov 7 : The Election Commission Friday told the Supreme Court that it has told the central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments that the election code of conduct won't hamper relief and rehabilitation work in the flood-devastated areas of the state.

    EC censures government over hiked 1984 compensation
    New Delhi, Nov 7 : The Election Commission (EC) Friday censured the government for announcing a hike in compensation to families affected in the 1984 riots, saying it violated the Model Code of Conduct.

    EC censures government over 1984 compensation
    New Delhi, Nov 7 : The Election Commission (EC) Friday censured the government for announcing a hike in compensation to families affected in the 1984 riots, saying it violated the model code of conduct.

    Will ensure conducive atmosphere for Kashmir polls: DGP
    Jammu, Nov 6 : Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) K. Rajendra Kumar said Thursday the police will ensure a conducive atmosphere for the assembly elections while adhering strictly to the guidelines of the Election Commission of India.

    Delhi assembly dissolved, by-elections cancelled
    New Delhi, Nov 5 : The Delhi assembly has been dissolved, it was announced Wednesday, and the Election Commission cancelled by-elections in three assembly constituencies in the capital.

    EC axes notification for Delhi by-polls
    New Delhi, Nov 5 : The Election Commission Wednesday cancelled the notification for by-election in three assembly constituencies in Delhi following the dissolution of the state assembly.

    Centre, EC have colluded to hold ill-timed polls in J-K: JKANC
    New Delhi, Nov.3 : The Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference (JKANC) on Monday charged the Centre and the Election Commission (EC) with colluding with each other to hold the five-phased assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir during the 'mourning' period of Muharram in the wintry months of ...

    Polling stations to be set up outside Kashmir Valley for migrant ...
    Jammu, Nov 2 : The Election Commission Sunday announced it would set up 21 polling stations in the Jammu district for migrant voters for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections.

    SC asks poll panel if Kashmir relief work conflicts with code of ...
    New Delhi, Oct 31 : The Supreme Court Thursday sought the response of the Election Commission on if the enforcement of model code of conduct was impeding relief and rehabilitation work in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir where people are still living in difficult conditions getting compounded by the ...

    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.

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