Tag: EC

Reply in a day for Mahakutami jibe: EC tells KCR

Hyderabad: Election Commission today furious at TRS Supremo and Caretaker Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao and directed to give clarification…

EC team in poll-bound Mizoram seeks to end standoff over sacking of official

Aizawl: A high-level Election Commission team on Friday held a series of meetings, including with the Mizoram NGO Coordination Committee…

Karnataka: EC declares dry day for by-poll areas for 48 hours

Bengaluru (Karnataka): Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjeev Kumar has declared a dry day for by-poll areas the state for…

Constitution Bench to decide on plea for EC collegium

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea seeking formation of a collegium for…

EC defends decision to hold 3 LS by-polls in Karnataka

New Delhi: Under attack over its decision to hold by-elections in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka with only months…

2019 LS poll: VVPATs for all 10.6 lakh polling stations, says EC

New Delhi: Assuring timely allocation of electronic voting machines (EVM) for the 2019 general elections, the Election Commission on Sunday…

PM Modi pressured EC to delay announcement of election dates: Congress

Kolkata: Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Saturday accused the Election Commission of deliberately delaying its scheduled press conference…

Congress can’t interfere in our functioning: EC to SC

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday said that the Congress party cannot approach the Supreme Court…

Nobody becomes EC without political approach: Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that nobody becomes an Election Commissioner "without political approach". "People…

EC team to review poll preparedness in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Chief Election Commissioner, O. P. Rawat, along with Election Commissioners, Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa, will be meeting with…

EC working on formula to boost voter confidence in EVMs: Chief EC

New Delhi: Ruling out the possibility of going back to paper ballots in place of electronic voting machines (EVMs), the…

Our EVMs totally different from ones used in DUSU polls: EC

New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over the EVMs used in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls, the Election…

EC sends notice to AAP over donation discrepancies

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Tuesday issued a notice to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), seeking an…

EC team to visit Telangana on Sep 11 to check poll preparedness

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday decided to send a team of officials to Hyderabad on September 11 for…

Telangana poll dates yet to be finalised: EC

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat on Friday said that Assembly elections in Telangana might not be necessarily held…

SC seeks EC’s response to PIL on access to EVMs, VVPATs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Election Commission's response to a PIL for restricting the access to…

EC will find satisfactory solution to issues raised at all-party meeting: Rawat

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner O.P.Rawat on Monday said there will be "satisfactory solution" to the issues raised in an…

Congress urges EC to bring back ballot papers for 2019 elections

New Delhi: In a fresh appeal to the Election Commission of India, the Congress Party has once again requested the…

Opposition parties to pitch for paper ballots at EC meet on Monday

New Delhi: Many opposition parties will reiterate their demand for paper ballots for future elections, among other things, in a…

SC seeks EC’s response on duplicate voters in MP, Rajasthan

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the Election Commission's response on a plea by Congress leaders alleging the…