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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

India  /  Published 12.06.20

Gujarat Cong seeks EC protection

A Congress MLA from Gujarat who has no criminal background has been summoned by police thrice this week for questioning in connection with a firing in his constituency where he was not even present.Gu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

First physical meet of EC in nearly three months

A meeting of the 'full commission' -- the chief election commissioner and two election commissioners -- took place at the Nirvachan Sadan in New Delhi on Monday for the first time in nearly three mont...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.20

Covid-19 puts bypolls on backburner

The demise of Bermo MLA Rajendra Prasad on Sunday has again raised the question of a bypoll at a time holding elections seems impossible with Covid-19 cases crossing 400 in the state. The ongoing Covi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Gujarat poll fraud blow to minister

Gujarat High Court on Tuesday set aside the 2017 election of a powerful minister and BJP leader on the ground of manipulation during the counting of votes, marking the first time in the country a cabi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.05.20

EC to take a call next week on deferred Rajya Sabha polls

The Election Commission will take a call next week on the various Rajya Sabha and legislative council polls deferred due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.'The Commission also decided to review other ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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