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Election Commission Of India
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

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.19

Shared spots

Theatricality is seldom enough to bury bitter truths. The Union minister, Smriti Irani, has approached the Election Commission against Rahul Gandhi after the Congress leader criticized the Centre for ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Mahua plea for prompt vote figures

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Election Commission of India’s response on a petition from Trinamul MP Mahua Moitra for mandatory publication of final election results and vote shares within ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Motormouths out of BJP poll campaign

The BJP has left two of its most popular — and provocative — public speakers out of the list of its star campaigners for the December 5 by-elections to 15 Assembly seats.Party sources suggested th...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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

India  /  Published 09.04.19

Raid innuendos at play in election season

The politics of raid has moved into the realm of thinly veiled innuendos in the middle of the election season.The income tax department claimed on Monday night it had unearthed a racket that collecte...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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