Election Commission Of India
India  /  Published 22.01.21

Migrant voting hurdles flagged

Three former chief election commissioners (CECs) have highlighted the challenges of extending voting facilities to migrants within and outside India.  In the 2019 polls, a third of eligible vote...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

EC orders crackdown on usual suspects

Deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain on Wednesday asked district magistrates and police superintendents to identify people who had allegedly created trouble during the 2016 Assembly polls and 2019...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.21

For a new order: a wish list for India and the world

The eminently forgettable 2020 is now past. Here is, once again, an opportunity to wish for, if not the best or the better, at least some good. What the twenty-first year of the twenty-first century i...
By G.N. Devy in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.20

EC for daily reports on law & order

Deputy election commissioner, Sudip Jain, who is on a five-day visit to Bengal, expressed concern over the prevailing law and order in the state and asked district magistrates and police superintenden...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.12.20

Former poll chiefs flag NRI voting challenges

The Election Commission has written to the Union law ministry to extend the postal ballot facility to non-resident Indian voters, and the foreign ministry has indicated its readiness to implement the ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.20

ECI asks for central forces estimate

The Election Commission of India asked the Bengal government to send an estimate on central forces needed for 2021 Assembly polls, the query coming as a surprise for Nabanna.  An official said i...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.20

Parties seek error-free voter list

Opposition parties in Bengal on Monday urged the Election Commission of India to ensure the sanctity of the electoral roll revision process, curtailed this time because of the pandemic, to ensure free...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.20

EC calls Bengal all-party meeting on November 9

The Election Commission of India has called an all-party meeting for Bengal on November 9, a move indicative of the panel’s willingness to get the ball rolling for the state’s Assembly ele...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.10.20

Kamal Nath moves SC

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Saturday moved the Supreme Court challenging an Election Commission (EC) order revoking his ‘star campaigner’ status ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.20

EC: free vaccine pledge not a poll code violation

The BJP's promise of providing free coronavirus vaccine in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls is not violative of the provisions of the model code, the Election Commission has held. Respo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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