Election Commission

Election Commission seeks Telangana government's opinion on conducting MLC polls

The term of the six MLCs under MLAs’ quota had ended on June 3. However, the ECI decided not to conduct the biennial elections due to the Covid situation.

published on : 29th July 2021

HC seeks SEC posting papers from Governor’s secretary 

The High Court on Wednesday asked the secretary to the Governor to place before it the records pertaining to the appointment of Neelam Sawhney as the State Election Commissioner (SEC).

published on : 29th July 2021

EC reviews poll preparation in five states, tells CEOs to adopt voter-centric approach 

The Election Commission on Wednesday held a meeting to review preparations for next year’s Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur. 

published on : 29th July 2021

Telangana: Ex-MLA asks Election Commission to keep an eye on TRS leaders

In a letter to addressed to the ECI Commissioner, ex-MLA Prakash Rao said an inquiry must be launched into the alleged removal of voters from the electoral list and the enrollment of bogus voters. 

published on : 28th July 2021

Repond to pleas on election of three MLAs: Madras HC tells EC

He alleged that votes at a particular polling station (110 A) were never counted, which lead to the victory of  Durai Murugan.

published on : 27th July 2021

Odisha civic polls: BJP threatens to move impeachment motion against SEC

With elections to the three-tier Panchayati Raj institutions due in February 2022, the SEC has written to the State government to complete the delimitation process and determine reservation of seats.

published on : 26th July 2021

Andhra's Eluru municipal corporation poll counting on July 25

The State Election Commissioner Nilah Sawhney issued a notification to conduct a special meeting for the election of Mayor and two Deputy Mayors in the Eluru Municipal Corporation on July 30.

published on : 25th July 2021

State Election Commissioner appointment as per rules: Andhra government

All constitutional appointments were made considering the suitability of the officer, the State government told the Andhra High Court.

published on : 24th July 2021

Privileges Committee of Andhra legislative assembly summons TDP MLA Atchannaidu

Committee chairperson Govardhan Reddy said as Atchannaidu failed to give a proper explanation on the remarks made by him against the Speaker, the Committee directed for his appearance in person.

published on : 20th July 2021

HC to hear in August plea for direction to EC to stop using EVMs, use ballot paper in polls

“Article 324 of the Constitution of India states that elections conducted by Election commission need to be free and fair, and reflect the will of the voters.

published on : 16th July 2021

Rajya Sabha bypoll to seat vacated by Dinesh Trivedi on August 9: EC

The Commission said the notification for the bypoll would be issued on July 22 and poll would be held on August 9.

published on : 16th July 2021

Bengal bypolls soon? Trinamool meets EC as state says COVID situation conducive

The party stated that with the decreasing number of coronavirus cases in the state, conditions are conducive for conducting the bypolls with Covid appropriate protocols in place.

published on : 15th July 2021

TMC delegation to meet Election Commission on July 15 to press for bypolls

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee needs to get elected to the assembly by November 4 to continue as the chief minister.

published on : 14th July 2021

Nepal's EC postpones November's parliamentary poll after SC reinstates dissolved House

The election scheduled for November following the dissolution of the House of Representatives will not be held immediately as the Parliament has been reinstated.

published on : 13th July 2021

Bengal government urges Election Commission to conduct bypolls soon

Earlier, on June 23, the CM, who needs to get elected to the assembly within six months to retain her chair, had told reporters that bypolls due in the state could be held within seven days.

published on : 3rd July 2021
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