Back to homepage

Tag "election commission of india"

Gujarat Elections to be held in 2 phases Dec 1 & Dec 5

Gujarat Elections to be held in 2 phases Dec 1 & Dec 5

🕔12:29, 3.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Gujarat Assembly polls will be held in two phases on December 1 and 5, the Election Commission announced here on Thursday. The counting of votes will be taken up on December 8, Chief Election Commissioner

Read Full Article
Election Commission to announce Gujarat Assembly poll schedule today

Election Commission to announce Gujarat Assembly poll schedule today

🕔10:21, 3.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) is to announce the poll schedule for the Gujarat Assembly on Thursday afternoon. The poll panel will hold a press conference at 12 p.m. to announce the schedule of the elections. The

Read Full Article
ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet

ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet

🕔19:59, 11.Aug 2022

ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet on “Making our Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative” Inclusiveness, Accessibility and Participation – a prerequisite for a meaningful and aspirational democracy: CEC Rajiv Kumar Framework for assessment & so-called ranking of democracies by

Read Full Article
EC starts distribution of ballot box, materials for Prez poll

EC starts distribution of ballot box, materials for Prez poll

🕔16:15, 12.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday started distribution and dispatch of ‘ballot box’ and other poll related materials for the Presidential Election, which is going to be held on July 18. Chief Election Commissioner

Read Full Article
India elected as Chair of Association of Asian Election Authorities

India elected as Chair of Association of Asian Election Authorities

🕔16:59, 11.May 2022

India has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024, it was announced on Wednesday. New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Association

Read Full Article
Assembly Polls 2022: EC relaxes 50% cap on rallies, roadshows

Assembly Polls 2022: EC relaxes 50% cap on rallies, roadshows

🕔07:25, 23.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday relaxed the 50 per cent cap on space usage during meetings, rallies and roadshows of political parties and candidates during ongoing Assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh and Manipur.

Read Full Article
EC restores max number of star campaigners as Covid cases drop

EC restores max number of star campaigners as Covid cases drop

🕔07:14, 21.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday restored the maximum number of Star Campaigners for ongoing and future elections as the number of Covid-19 cases dropped substantially. Now, the recognised national and state parties can

Read Full Article
UP records 59.87% total polling in phase I

UP records 59.87% total polling in phase I

🕔07:26, 11.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Phase I of the polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Thursday saw 59.87 per cent voting, according to the Election Commission of India. “Phase I has seen 59.87 per cent polling till voting ended,”

Read Full Article
EC allows physical meetings with curbs; ban on rallies extended till Jan 31

EC allows physical meetings with curbs; ban on rallies extended till Jan 31

🕔12:00, 23.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Saturday allowed physical meetings of political parties or candidates contesting the upcoming Assembly elections in five states in designated open spaces with some restrictions after holding a review meeting with

Read Full Article
EC to meet Health Secy, top officials of poll-bound states on Saturday

EC to meet Health Secy, top officials of poll-bound states on Saturday

🕔07:30, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will hold a review meeting on Saturday with the Union Health Secretary, Chief Secretaries and Health Secretaries of the five poll-bound states to take stock of the Covid situation. The five

Read Full Article
1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

🕔19:16, 20.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Centre will deploy around 1,700 companies of paramilitary forces in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Goa, and Manipur, officials said. Over 100 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have already

Read Full Article
ECI shifts poll date in Punjab from Feb 14 to Feb 20

ECI shifts poll date in Punjab from Feb 14 to Feb 20

🕔07:13, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Monday changed the February 14 date of polling in Punjab to February 20 after request from the political parties due to Sri Guru Ravidas Jayanti. After a detailed meeting on

Read Full Article
EC reduces notice period for registration of political parties

EC reduces notice period for registration of political parties

🕔06:53, 15.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Friday reduced the notice period from 30 days to seven days for registration of political parties under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, in view of

Read Full Article
EC to take stock of poll preparations in Manipur

EC to take stock of poll preparations in Manipur

🕔10:43, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will take stock of poll preparations in Manipur on Wednesday via video conferencing. The EC had met a day before to deliberate on holding elections amid Covid surge in the country.

Read Full Article
ECI officials on 3-day visit to Lucknow

ECI officials on 3-day visit to Lucknow

🕔11:12, 28.Dec 2021

Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) will be on a three-day visit to Lucknow from Tuesday. Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, Election Commissioners Rajiv Kumar and Anup Chandra Pandey, along with other senior

Read Full Article
Five state assembly polls unlikely to be postponed

Five state assembly polls unlikely to be postponed

🕔07:12, 28.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Election Commission of India is unlikely to postpone the state polls due early next year, sources said. The health Secretary on Monday briefed the Commission about the Omicron threat in the country specially in the

Read Full Article
Election Commission to discuss Covid situation with top health officials

Election Commission to discuss Covid situation with top health officials

🕔06:57, 27.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission will convene a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the current Covid situation in the five poll-bound states, sources said. A source said that the Commission

Read Full Article
ECI organizes National Conference on Accessible Elections

ECI organizes National Conference on Accessible Elections

🕔19:46, 21.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Election Commission of India today organised a virtual National Conference on Accessible Elections 2021 with the objective to assess the present accessibility policies and discuss strategies for addressing barriers to enhance participation in electoral

Read Full Article
RS bypoll on Sept 11 for seat left vacant after Amar Singh’s death

RS bypoll on Sept 11 for seat left vacant after Amar Singh’s death

🕔17:30, 21.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 21  The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the poll date for the Rajya Sabha seat that fell vacant after the demise of Amar Singh. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.

Read Full Article
New guidelines for political parties effective from Wednesday

New guidelines for political parties effective from Wednesday

🕔06:50, 2.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 2  Political parties in the country seeking registration under the Representation of the People Act, 1951, will have to submit an application to the Election Commission of India (ECI) within a period of 30 days following the

Read Full Article