Election Commission Of India
India  /  Published 12.08.20

Bihar parties divided on timing of elections

The approach road to a Rs 509-crore bridge over the Gandak river collapsed under pressure from floodwaters in Bihar’s Gopalganj district before its inauguration by chief minister Nitish Kumar on...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 25.07.20

BJP: EC probes campaign link

The Election Commission on Thursday sought a report from Maharashtra’s chief electoral officer after an activist tweeted that a firm linked to the IT and social media head of the BJP youth wing ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Vote appeal for migrants

Civil society groups have urged the Election Commission of India to extend the postal ballot facility to migrant workers, who have had to return to their home states during the lockdown. The demand c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.20

How to pluck EC thorn in Modi’s side

The election commissioner who repeatedly dissented against clean chits to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for their controversial Lok Sabha campaign speeches last year and who was in line to become the ne...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Congress postal ballot protest

The Congress has strongly objected to an election rule amendment that has, without any consultations with political parties and other stakeholders, expanded the pool of postal ballot voters by lowerin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Sitaram call to halt quiet Covid ballot

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the chief election commissioner to put on hold changes in the rules for postal ballots that include allowing Covid-19 patients to use them, which the le...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.11.18

Congress to oppose Narendra Modi rally in Aizawl

The ruling Congress has decided to use all its resources to oppose Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s November 22 visit to Aizawl to campaign for the November 28 Mizoram Assembly polls.The Prime Ministe...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 21.09.19

Assembly byelection bugle sounds in NE

The Election Commission on Saturday announced bypolls to four Assembly seats in Assam, one in Arunachal Pradesh and one in Meghalaya on October 21.The key contenders in Assam, the BJP and the Congress...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Samajwadi-Rajbhar tie-up for bypolls

Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party and the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party, a former BJP ally turned vocal critic of the ruling party, might contest the upcoming Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 19.06.19

Supreme Court to hear Rajya Sabha election plea

The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a plea that Gujarat Congress legislature party leader Paresh Dhanani has filed against the Election Commission’s decision to hold separate bypolls to fill tw...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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