Election Commission of India

The rap on the knuckles for the Election Commission was well-deserved, writes Olav Albuquerque

The rap on the knuckles for the Election Commission was well-deserved, writes Olav Albuquerque

The Madras high court’s scathing observations came four days after the Calcutta high court censured the EC for not doing enough to ensure...Read More

FPJ Edit: Not just the EC, our leaders too deserved a rap on their knuckles from the Madras high court

FPJ Edit: Not just the EC, our leaders too deserved a rap on their knuckles from the Madras high court

The anguish expressed by the Madras High Court on the way elections were conducted in Tamil Nadu and elsewhere in the country might not h...Read More

Did Bihar set a poll precedent or
did it make us foolishly smug, asks Shekhar Iyer

Did Bihar set a poll precedent or did it make us foolishly smug, asks Shekhar Iyer

The EC came out with guidelines for conducting the polls during the pandemic after it studied the practices followed in South Korea and S...Read More

Sushil Chandra appointed as CEC as Sunil Arora demits office; to take charge on April 13

Sushil Chandra appointed as CEC as Sunil Arora demits office; to take charge on April 13

Sushil Chandra appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner with effect from 13th April, a day after incumbent CEC Sunil Arora demits off...Read More

Ashutosh recalls former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan, the man who restored sanity to the electoral system

Ashutosh recalls former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan, the man who restored sanity to the electoral system

The formidable, erstwhile chief election commissioner of India had snatched back democracy from the clutches of powerful politicians and ...Read More

Assembly Elections 2021: No photos of PM Modi on COVID-19 vaccination certificates in 5 poll-bound states and UT

Assembly Elections 2021: No photos of PM Modi on COVID-19 vaccination certificates in 5 poll-bound states and UT

Now, the certificates issued for taking COVID-19 vaccine in the poll-bound states of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kerala and the Un...Read More

National Voters' Day 2021: Significance, history - All you need to know

National Voters' Day 2021: Significance, history - All you need to know

25th January is celebrated as National Voters' Day by the Election Commission of India. Started in 2011, the purpose of the day is to enc...Read More

NRIs may be able to cast votes through postal ballots in West Bengal polls, EC sends proposal to govt

NRIs may be able to cast votes through postal ballots in West Bengal polls, EC sends proposal to govt

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) may soon be able to cast their votes through postal ballots in the upcoming assembly polls.According to a rep...Read More

Bihar assembly polls: NDA won through money, muscle and deceit, alleges RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar assembly polls: NDA won through money, muscle and deceit, alleges RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Alleging that NDA achieved poll victory through money, muscle, and deceit, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded recounting of p...Read More

Bihar assembly polls 2020: When will the counting of votes end?

Bihar assembly polls 2020: When will the counting of votes end?

The counting of votes is underway for the three-phased Bihar Assembly elections. However the result declaration this time will be differe...Read More

Bihar Election 2020: Twitter confused as TV channels show contrary trends

Bihar Election 2020: Twitter confused as TV channels show contrary trends

Counting for the 243 seat Bihar Assembly is underway at 55 centres, with 3,755 candidates in the fray. But while there are many news chan...Read More

Decision on Bihar elections in a day or two, says CEC after inaugurating international webinar

Decision on Bihar elections in a day or two, says CEC after inaugurating international webinar

Chief Election Commissioner of India and chairperson A-WEB Sunil Arora spoke about the tough predicament faced by Election Management Bod...Read More

MP Bypolls schedule to be announced at appropriate time: Election Commission

MP Bypolls schedule to be announced at appropriate time: Election Commission

The statement given by spokesperson is being interpreted by political parties differently.

Election Commission defers bypolls for one Lok Sabha, 7 assembly seats due to 'extraordinary circumstances

Election Commission defers bypolls for one Lok Sabha, 7 assembly seats due to 'extraordinary circumstances

The Election Commission has deferred by-elections for one Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats due to "some extraordinary circumstances pec...Read More

Why Election Commission's website lists Aam Aadmi Party as AAAP

Why Election Commission's website lists Aam Aadmi Party as AAAP

After counting of votes in the high-stakes Delhi Assembly election that began on Tuesday morning amid tight security, the Election Commis...Read More

Delhi Elections 2020: Campaign ban on MoS Anurag Thakur, BJP MP Parvesh Verma

Delhi Elections 2020: Campaign ban on MoS Anurag Thakur, BJP MP Parvesh Verma

An EC official said the decision was taken as the poll panel was not satisfied with their reply to the show-cause notices.

AAP writes to Election Commission seeking cancellation of Kapil Mishra's candidature

AAP writes to Election Commission seeking cancellation of Kapil Mishra's candidature

AAP, through the letter, has also demanded the keep in abeyance allotment of symbol to the BJP candidate from the Model Town constituency.

Uddhav likely to fight Jan 24 LC bypoll

Uddhav likely to fight Jan 24 LC bypoll

Mumbai: The Election Commission of India on Friday announced byelection to the two seats of the Maharashtra Legislative Council. The elec...Read More

CM Uddhav Thackeray to contest election from Yavatmal Local Authorities' Constituency?

CM Uddhav Thackeray to contest election from Yavatmal Local Authorities' Constituency?

Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance partners Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress have announced to jointly fight these elections and hope to win both seat...Read More

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