Election Commission

SEC ignored directives on delimitation: DMK

In a statement here, MK Stalin said the SEC had failed to note the key points in the SC verdict.

published on : 9th December 2019

DMK flays SEC for not following SC directives

A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of district secretaries and elected representatives, chaired by party president MK Stalin.

published on : 9th December 2019

AIADMK playing foul to win: TTV Dhinakaran

The AMMK leader also wanted parents to raise their male and female children equally by imparting gender lessons.

published on : 9th December 2019

Comply with SC orders: DMK tells Tamil Nadu Election Commission

The Tamil Nadu Election Commission had earlier announced polls for rural local bodies to be held on December 27 and 30.

published on : 7th December 2019

Show moves from roads to doors as clock strikes 11

High-voltage public campaigning for the crucial December 5 bypolls, that saw allegations and counter allegations fly, came to an end on Tuesday evening.

published on : 4th December 2019

After four weeks, Supreme Court set to hear PIL seeking greater autonomy for ECI

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of submissions that the plea needed an urgent hearing.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Time to end the ‘legal’ corruption of electoral bonds 

Revelations show that objections of the RBI and the EC have been systematically stone-walled and ignored to bring in a first-in-the-world version of opaque political funding

published on : 1st December 2019

Jharkhand polls: First phase of voting sees 62.8 per cent turnout amid sporadic violence

The police said that Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty or damage.

published on : 30th November 2019

Bengal by-poll: Counting begins in three constituencies

Around 78 per cent of over seven lakh electorate had cast their votes in the by-polls to Kaliaganj, Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar Assembly seats where 18 candidates were in the fray.

published on : 28th November 2019

77 polling booths proposed in Guntur

As per the directions of the commission, Anand Kumar decided to set up polling booths as the number of voters have increased by over 1,500 in the existing polling stations.

published on : 28th November 2019

TN all-party meet on local body polls tomorrow

The DMK has already appealed to the SEC in a memorandum to hold the elections only after completing the delimitation process in the newly created districts.

published on : 27th November 2019

SC asks EC to decide on plea seeking to bar people with criminal record from contesting polls

BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay alleged that the EC did not act, forcing him to file the plea afresh and now the apex court has directed the EC to pass a reasoned order within three months from today.

published on : 25th November 2019

Maoist killing of four cops in Jharkhand proves Election Commission's fears

The police team on a patrolling duty in the Chandwa police station area was attacked by the rebels, leading to a gun-battle and fatalities.  

published on : 23rd November 2019

Ex-IPS officer M K Das appointed special police observer for Jharkhand polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora also said that Das will reach Jharkhand on Saturday to take up his new responsibility.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Ensure delivery of voter slips to electors: Jharkhand CEO ahead of assembly elections

Vinay Kumar Chaubey also directed DEOs through a video conference on Monday to make sure that the booth-level officers give the slips at houses of voters and submit reports every day.

published on : 19th November 2019
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