Election postponed as government finds it hard to step out and face public, alleges K Surendran

Election postponed as government finds it hard to step out and face public, alleges K Surendran

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president K Surendran alleged that COVID-19 is being ..

Bypolls to Chavara, Kuttanad assembly seats to be held in November
Chavara, Kuttanad bypolls unlikely, Chief Election Officer tells Election commission
v bhaskaran state election commissioner
HC order not a setback but will stop adding names to voters list: Kerala state election commissioner
Election Commission

Delhi turnout a 'satisfactory' 62.59%, announces EC

New Delhi: After a row over the delay in announcing total voter turnout for Delhi Assembly elections on Saturday, Chief Election Officer ..


62.59% turnout in Delhi elections: EC official

New Delhi: The overall voter turnout Delhi assembly elections on Saturday was 62.59 percent, an Election Commission official said on ..


'Absolutely shocking', says Kejriwal as EC yet to release final voter turnout figure

New Delhi: With the Election Commission yet to come out with the final voting percentage of Delhi assembly elections, Chief Minister ..

Kerala Congress

'Two- Leaves' symbol to remain with PJ Joseph group for by- election

Kottayam: The Election Commission has taken a stance favoring the PJ Joseph faction of the Kerala Congress regarding the symbol of ..

Teeka Ram Meena

EC sought legal advice in Vattiyoorkavu by-election case: Teeka Ram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Election Officer Teeka Ram Meena said the Election Commission sought legal advice in the Vattiyoorkavu by-election ..

2019 Loksabha Election

Oppn leaders meet EC officials, demand verification of VVPAT slips before counting of votes

New Delhi: Leaders of as many as 22 opposition parties met the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday and demanded verification of VVPAT ..

Ashok Lavasa

Clean chit to PM: Election Commissioner opts out of EC meetings

New Delhi: Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has decided to stay away from the meetings related to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) ..

Tikaram Meena

Bogus voting: EC rejects Meena’s proposal to disqualify CPM panchayat member

Thiruvananthapuram: The state Election Commission rejected Chef Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena’s recommendation to disqualify ..

rahul gandhi

EC gives clean chit to Rahul Gandhi over speech against Amit Shah

New Delhi: The Election Commission has held that Congress president Rahul Gandhi did not violate the model code of conduct during an ..

Modi and Amit Shah

SC notice on PM's poll code 'breaches' as EC meets on issue

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Election Commission on the Congress' plea seeking direction to the ..

Sreedharan Pillai

Teeka Ram Meena is not beyond the law: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai has responded to the statements of chief election officer Teeka Ram Meena ..

CEO Kerala

Using Sabarimala issue for poll campaign will be violation of MCC: Teeka Ram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram: State Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena has reaffirmed that using the Sabarimala issue for campaigns for ..


EC introduces steps to improve voting process

New Delhi: From the faces of candidates with their respective party symbols on EVMs to the use of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail ..


EC to make false disclosure a ground for disqualification

New Delhi: The Election Commission will make a fresh push for electoral reforms with the government, including making filing of false ..

Supreme Court

SC refers to 5-judge constitution bench plea seeking collegium-like selection process for CEC, ECs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a 5-judge constitution bench a plea seeking collegium-like selection process for ..

PV Anvar MLA

Can approach HC against Anvar MLA: Election Commission

Kozhikode: The Election Commission has issued an order stating that the complainant can approach the High Court against PV Anvar MLA ..


EC disqualifies 8750 candidates who contested in local body polls

State Election Commissioner V Bhaskaran on Wednesday disqualified 8750 candidates who contested in the local body elections held in ..

Rahul Gandhi

EC withdraws notice to Rahul over TV interviews, says reviewing election law

New Delhi: The Election Commission withdrew notice to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his TV interviews during Gujarat polls, and ..

Election Commission

EC dares parties to tamper with its EVMs

New Delhi: The challenge to prove that EVMs can be tampered with will start from June 3 in which political parties can use machines ..

election commission

All future elections to be hold with VVPAT: CEC

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday said that all future elections would be held with EVMs equipped with paper trail machines, ..


EC gives nod to Union Budget on Feb 1, but with riders

New Delhi: The Election Commission tonight gave its nod to the Centre to present the Union Budget on February 1 ahead of the Assembly ..

Election Commission

EC tells poll-bound states to remove photos of PM, CMs, politicians from ads

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday directed the Chief Electoral Officers of five poll-bound states to remove ..


EC seeks ban on anonymous contributions to parties above Rs 2000

New Delhi: Seeking to stem the flow of blackmoney in polls, the Election Commission has urged the government to amend laws to ban ..

election commission

An EC-assisted school parliament election using EVMs

Marangattupally: While children from classes up from the nursery to 12th voted for the school parliament at Labour India Gurukulam ..


Govt gets EC nod for free distribution of rice

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday received Election Commission’s conditional nod for carrying out the free ..