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    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.

    Three candidates in Gurgaon barred from organising rallies
    Gurgaon, Oct 10 : Election Commission Friday revoked various permissions given to three independent candidates contesting Haryana assembly elections from Sohana here, a returning officer said.

    Nothing wrong with PM's radio address: EC
    New Delhi, Oct 10 : The Election Commission Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address to the nation ahead of assembly elections in two states did not violate the model code of conduct.

    PM should apologise to poll panel: Congress
    New Delhi, Oct 9 : The Congress Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's apology for misleading the Election Commission and people over a land deal involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.

    Visiting EC team to decide J&K elections schedule
    Jammu, Oct 8 : A visiting Election Commission of India (ECI) team will review the overall situation in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday to decide whether the state assembly elections can be held this year.

    DLF- Vadra land deal: Election Commission seeks report from Haryana ...
    New Delhi, Oct.7 : The Election Commission has sought a report from Chief Electoral Officer in Haryana over state government's decision to clear a land deal between Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and real-estate giant DLF.

    Congress steps up attack on PM, terms him 'habitual liar'
    New Delhi, Oct 7 : Stepping up its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his jibe at the party on a land deal concerning Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, the party Tuesday termed him a "habitual liar" and accused him of trying to mislead the people of Haryana and the ...

    Gadkari served EC's notice on right grounds: Majid Memon
    New Delhi, Oct. 7 : Condemning Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari's statement on bribing at a rally in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon today said that the BJP leader been served the Election Commission's notice on right grounds.

    EC sends notice to Gadkari for alleged violation of model code of ...
    New Delhi, Oct.7 : The Election Commission has sent a show cause notice to Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for an alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct committed in Maharashtra's Latur District recently.

    Gadkari served EC's notice on right grounds: Majid Memon
    New Delhi, Oct. 7 : Condemning Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari's statement on bribing at a rally in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon today said that the BJP leader been served the Election Commission's notice on right grounds.

    EC sends notice to Gadkari for alleged violation of model code of ...
    New Delhi, Oct.7 : The Election Commission has sent a show cause notice to Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for an alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct committed in Maharashtra's Latur District recently.

    Notice to Odisha minister over poll code violation
    Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 : The Election Commission Monday issued a show cause notice to Odisha's Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak for making "objectionable statement" and violating the Model Code of Conduct while campaigning for a bypoll in Kandhamal.

    EC issues notice to Nitin Gadkari for violating Model Code of Conduct
    New Delhi, Oct. 6 : The Election Commission of India on Monday issued a show cause notice to Union Minister for Transport and Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari for violating the Model Code of Conduct at a rally in poll-bound Maharashtra.

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