election commission

Why shouldn’t be total ban on caste rallies?

In its order, the court issued notice to the Chief Election Commissioner to respond on the issue and posted the matter on December 15 as the next date of hearing.

published on : 6th December 2022

Deciphering election winds and feeling the breeze

Rahul Gandhi has learned to lose his naivete. This walk is more than jodo-ing India. He is uniting the Indian National Congress. Under him.

published on : 6th December 2022

Odisha's Padampur Assembly constituency records 75.89 per cent polling 

Polling began in all 319 booths at 7 am amid tight security arrangements and the voters' turnout remained nearly 47 per cent in the first six hours.

published on : 5th December 2022

Peaceful voting in riot-affected areas in Delhi

From the past several years no one from the corporation came to pick up the garbage from our houses,” said Madan Kumar, a resident of Jahangirpuri, after casting his vote.

published on : 5th December 2022

MCD polls HIGHLIGHTS | Drones, cops and crores of voters: Action time in high-stake Delhi polls

Polling began at 8 am and ended by 5.30 pm.

published on : 4th December 2022

EC credibility and the missing Seshan effect 

Elections in India can be safely divided into before Seshan and after Seshan. 

published on : 3rd December 2022

Bommai: Names of minority voters not removed from list

The State Government has already urged the ECI to consider allegations of deletion and addition of names seriously and initiate an inquiry.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Experts call for cap on spending as EC shows BJP has got max funds in 2021-22

According to reports submitted by various political parties to the ECI, BJP came at the top with Rs 615.53 crore, followed by the Congress that got Rs 95.46 crore as contributions.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Gujarat polls: Congress urges EC to take action against channels airing opinion polls

They alleged that the media channels were predicting the poll outcome in a bid to influence the voters and this was a serious issue.

published on : 30th November 2022

'Huge pressure, appoint BLOs': Palike workers in Bengaluru to EC

Senior advocate Srinivas said that as per the Representation of Public Act, the BBMP cannot file a complaint.

published on : 30th November 2022

BJP received Rs 614.53 cr & Congress Rs 95.46 cr as contributions in 2021-22

The four national parties had recently filed their latest contributions reports to the Election Commission which made the documents public on Tuesday.

published on : 29th November 2022

BEd students seek relaxation in teacher recruitment criteria

They submitted a memorandum to the director of secondary education (DSE) and secretary of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) in this regard.

published on : 29th November 2022

No express provision to bar registration of political parties having religious names: EC to SC

It added that certain political parties mentioned in the instant writ petition were registered prior to the said policy decision.

published on : 26th November 2022

Gujarat Assembly polls: Cash, jewellery worth Rs 10.5 crore seized by EC

The police have, so far, lodged more than 29,800 cases under Prohibition laws and arrested 24,170 persons with liquor worth Rs 1351 crore.

published on : 26th November 2022

ECI to BBMP: Ensure foolproof voters list

The ECI said that the Chief Secretary, CEO, Karnataka, and the BBMP, should ensure that the period of claims and objections under Special Summary Revision (SSR) should be extended by 15 days.

published on : 26th November 2022

Collegium system for top appointments can ensure EC credibility

The Election Commission is a constitutional body. Even non-constitutional entities have collegiums.

published on : 25th November 2022

Voter data theft case: CEC team in Bengaluru, collects info 

The BBMP has already suspended three Revenue Officers (ROs), Bheema Shankar, Chandrashekar and Suhail S, in connection with the case.

published on : 25th November 2022

SC questions 'lightning speed' appointment process of Election Commissioner Arun Goel

The top court said it is "struggling" to find the reasons and objects to how the Law Minister selected a panel of four names who were not going to complete an an EC's stipulated six-year tenure.

published on : 24th November 2022

'Complete breakdown of system' if the CEC does not act against the PM: Supreme court

The appointment of election commissioner Arun Goel also came under scrutiny by the top court which sought from the Centre the original records pertaining to his appointment for perusal.

published on : 24th November 2022

Before poll panel post, retired babu led EV movement

Arun Goel will occupy the position which fell vacant in May this year

published on : 24th November 2022
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