Election Commission of India

'Were you on another planet during political rallies?': Madras HC slams ECI for COVID-19 surge

Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar sought the court to direct the ECI  to adopt strict adherence to safety measures to ensure fairness in the counting of votes scheduled for May 2. 

published on : 26th April 2021

Busy day for EC as BJP and rivals walk in with complaints 

The Election Commission of India (ECI) was busy on Friday, receving complaints from political parties of several hues.

published on : 3rd April 2021

EC seeks report over violence during polling in Bengal's Nandigram

Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain sought a report from the administration regarding the incident outside a polling booth in Boyal area, and the death of a person in Keshpur area.

published on : 1st April 2021

ECI bars political appointees in Bengal municipal corporations from work

The poll panel passed the order by using its plenary powers under Article 324.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Telangana govt gets EC nod to implement pay revision 

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had reportedly assured employee unions that fitment in their pay would be two to three percent more than what the AP government was paying.

published on : 21st March 2021

Bengal polls 2021: TMC MPs meet EC, say free, fair elections in state becoming 'distant reality'

The TMC parliamentary delegation, including Saugata Roy, Yashwant Sinha, Md Nadimul Haque, Pratima Mondal and Mahua Moitra, described the Election Commission's approach as 'partisan and biased'.

published on : 19th March 2021

ECI full bench likely to visit Bengal on March 23 to review poll preparedness

They will hold meetings with senior officials of the state administration, particularly of those areas which are going to polls in the first phase.

published on : 19th March 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan appeals to ECI to deploy paramilitary forces in West Bengal Assembly polls

"After Suvendu Adhikari's 'padayatra' started today, our Yuva Morcha leader was attacked here, in front of me. I appeal to the Election Commission to deploy paramilitary forces here," the Union Minist

published on : 18th March 2021

ECI orders transfer of South Zone IG in Tamil Nadu

Sources said the decision came in wake of allegations flow of money and bribing of voters was taking place with his knowledge but he had not taken any action.

published on : 18th March 2021

The battle’s on: Nagarjunasagar Assembly bypoll on April 17

The seat fell vacant following the death of TRS MLA Nomula Narasimhaiah on December 1, 2020.  

published on : 17th March 2021

ECI has not denied Mamata's injury, says Mallikarjun Kharge

The official source of the poll body said that there is no evidence of an attack carried out on Banerjee.

published on : 15th March 2021

Central Police Forces routinely sent to poll-bound states, not just West Bengal, clarifies EC

In an official statement, the ECI said that it had come to its notice that certain sections of media have reported on CPFs being sent specifically to the State of West Bengal.

published on : 22nd February 2021

BSF threatening voters in border areas: TMC complains to CEC

The full bench of the ECI arrived in West Bengal on Wednesday evening on a two-day visit ahead of the assembly polls.

published on : 21st January 2021

Tamil Nadu now got 6.26 crore voters, women continue to outnumber men

Harbour Assembly constituency in Chennai district has the lowest of 1,76,272  (Men: 91,936; Women: 84,281; Third Gender: 55). 

published on : 20th January 2021

Treat as representation PIL for model procedure for internal polls of political parties: Delhi HC to ECI

The bench asked ECI to decide the representation in accordance with the law, rules, regulations and government policy applicable to the facts of the case.

published on : 12th January 2021
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