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    Paid news case: HC reserves order on Chavan's plea
    New Delhi, Aug 26 : The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the plea of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan challenging the Election Commission's show cause notice asking him to explain why he should not be disqualified in a "paid news" case.

    2013 Pak elections rigged, people's mandate stolen: ex ECP additional ...
    Karachi, Aug 25 : Former Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) additional secretary Muhammad Afzal Khan has said that people's mandate in May 2013 general election was stolen and the elections were rigged.

    SC notice on mandatory voting during elections
    New Delhi, Aug 25 : The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking the presence of a larger number of voters at the polling booth on voting day to ensure their greater participating for a more representative government.

    Afghanistan begins process of ballots invalidation
    Kabul, Aug 25 : The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Monday began the process of invalidation of ballots in the presidential runoff elections held June 14, as the audit process of all ballot boxes continues.

    SC notice to centre, poll panel over Congress plea
    New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a petition challenging a Delhi High Court direction to investigate the Congress party's foreign funding.

    SC notice to centre, poll panel over Congress plea
    New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a petition challenging a Delhi High Court direction to investigate the Congress party's foreign funding.

    Ensure code of conduct for UP by-polls: Poll panel to officials
    Lucknow, Aug 22 : The Election Commission has directed the district officials to ensure complete adherence to model of conduct in places where assembly and parliamentary by-polls will take place in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

    AAP accuses Akali Dal of disrupting Punjab by-elections
    New Delhi, Aug.20 : Senior advocate and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader H S Phoolka has complained to the Election Commission (EC) that the leaders of Akali Dal are threatening voters ahead of the by-elections in Punjab. He has also accused a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member of ...

    Dates announced for Assam by-polls
    Guwahati, Aug 16 : Bye-elections in three legislative assembly constituencies in Assam will take place Sep 13, the Election Commission announced Saturday.

    Andhra's Allagadda seat not in assembly by-poll list
    Hyderabad, Aug 16 : The Allagadda assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, from where a deceased candidate of the YSR Congress party was declared elected in the elections held in May, did not figure in the list of seats for which by-elections were announced by the Election Commission Saturday.

    Decide on petition of Maharashtra ex-CM, SC tells HC
    New Delhi, Aug 13 : The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court to decide the petition of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan challenging the Election Commission's showcause notice why he should not be disqualified for filing wrong election expenditure returns for 2009 ...

    Mizoram CM discusses refugee issue with home secretary
    Aizawl, Aug 8 : The Mizoram government has asked the union home ministry to take up with the Election Commission the issue of deleting from the electoral lists the names of those refugees who are unwilling to leave Tripura camps and return to Mizoram, an official said Friday.

    Afghan election commission resumes vote auditing
    Kabul, Aug 4 : Afghanistan's election commission Monday resumed auditing process of votes cast in the presidential runoff after a 40-minute suspension.

    Afghanistan resumes audit of presidential runoff ballots
    Kabul, Aug 3 : The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Sunday resumed the process of auditing presidential runoff poll votes after the process was suspended four times since July 17.

    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 and 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 and 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.

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