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Election Commission Of India
India  /  Published 22.09.20

EC to decide on Bihar visit soon

The Election Commission on Tuesday clarified that the schedule of the visit of the three election commissioners to Bihar will be announced in the next couple of days. This will precede the declaration...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Office-of-profit notice to Firhad Hakim

The Election Commission of India has sought a reply from Firhad Hakim, state urban development minister and the chairman of the board of administrators at the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, by Septem...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.09.20

Bypoll dates awaited but parties in poll mode

The Election Commission is yet to announce the dates for bypoll in two vacant Assembly seats of Jharkhand — Dumka and Bermo — but the political parties appear to have already come in elect...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

EC: pandemic poll norms

The Election Commission of India on Friday issued guidelines for the conduct of polls during the pandemic, incorporating a host of precautionary measures but not banning convicted leaders from being p...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar appointed election commissioner

Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was on Friday appointed election commissioner in place of Ashok Lavasa who resigned. President Ram Nath Kovind cleared his appointment with effect from the date he assu...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Polls: EC issues Covid time norms

Voters will be provided with gloves to press the EVM button and COVID-19 patients in quarantine will be allowed to vote at the last hour of the polling day, according to broad guidelines issued by the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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


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