Election Commission Of India
India  /  Published 05.04.19

Double-standard finger at EC on poll code violations

The Election Commission of India said on Thursday that “cases are being registered” against Maharashtra Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar for declaring his intent to “jail” the poll panel if he ca...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Is it the EC that is confused, or the people?

Confusion is a useful tool before election time. But is it the Election Commission that is confused, or do the people have the institution’s purpose all wrong? The EC was once perceived to be the ne...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.04.19

Sexist remark trouble for CPM veteran

Ramya Haridas, the young Kerala Congress leader contesting the Lok Sabha polls, has lodged a police complaint against a CPM veteran for making a distasteful reference to the ice cream parlour sex scan...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 01.04.19

SC grants week's time to Opposition leaders for filing reply on EC affidavit

The Supreme Court Monday asked 21 opposition leaders to file within a week their reply on the Election Commission's affidavit on their plea regarding Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips i...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 30.05.19

Calcutta HC grants protection to Rajeev Kumar

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted protection from arrest and any coercive action till July 10 to West Bengal CID Additional Director General Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund case. The v...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

Sarania in BTC chief race

The Gana Suraksha Party (GSP) and the Jonogusthiyo Oikyo Mancha on Thursday announced Kokrajhar MP Naba Sarania as its new Bodoland Territorial Council chief candidate for the ensuing council polls.Ac...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Polls over, Adityanath remembers issues

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said the BJP had fought the election on development, governance and nationalism while the Opposition failed to talk about people’s issues in th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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