Election Commission of India
26 Mar 2021
The Supreme Court of India today refused to stay the sale of electoral bonds, saying that fresh ones can be issued from April 1, NDTV reported.
22 Mar 2021
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice and sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to debar campaigners and candidates from campaigning in the upcoming assembly elections for repeatedly violating the mandatory guidelines issued by the poll panel in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
26 Feb 2021
The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the dates for Assembly polls in five states/union territories.
22 Feb 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hinted that the Election Commission of India (EC) may declare the Assembly election schedule for five poll-bound states and Union Territories in the first week of March.
15 Jan 2021
As the scale of Indian elections and the coronavirus vaccination drive, starting from tomorrow, are comparable, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) requested the Election Commission to share electoral roll data, a plea which the polling body accepted.
01 Dec 2020
The Election Commission is willing to extend the option of postal ballot voting to non-resident Indians (NRIs) and has approached the government for the same, Indian Express reported on Tuesday.
17 Nov 2020
Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as the Punjab state icon to make people aware about ethical voting, the Election Commission announced on Monday.
11 Nov 2020
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a government in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will get another term at the Chief Minister's office. The results of the closely-fought elections, declared in the early hours of Wednesday, showed BJP handed over Bihar to Kumar, while his own party JD(U) fared poorly.
10 Nov 2020
The results of the 2020 Bihar election are yet to be declared.
31 Oct 2020
The Bharatiya Janata Party's promise of free COVID-19 vaccines in Bihar ahead of the state polls does not violate the election code, the Election Commission has held.
28 Oct 2020
The high-stakes Bihar polls began today as voters of 71 out of the total 243 seats chose their pick, amid restrictions levied due to coronavirus pandemic.
23 Oct 2020
The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.
25 Sep 2020
Bihar will vote in three phases and the results will be declared on November 10, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora declared on Friday. With this announcement, the Model Code of Conduct came into effect.
28 Aug 2020
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea that sought to postpone Bihar polls, scheduled for October-November, saying that the raging coronavirus crisis is not a valid reason to put off elections.
27 Aug 2020
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spent most on advertisements on "social issues, elections, and politics" on Facebook India, followed by Congress, an Indian Express report said today.
22 Aug 2020
In Bihar Assembly polls, the first large-scale elections to be held after coronavirus pandemic, people displaying high temperature, a symptom of the highly-contagious disease, and quarantined patients, will be allowed to cast their votes, the broad guidelines issued by Election Commission on Friday said.
19 Aug 2020
Faced with an immense challenge to conduct polls, particularly Bihar Assembly elections, as coronavirus cases spike in the country, the Election Commission is finalizing the fine print while keeping social distancing norms in mind.
17 Aug 2020
Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.
06 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.
02 Jul 2020
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the government has now allowed people over the age of 65 to vote by postal ballots.
19 Jun 2020
Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.
28 May 2020
The Delhi government on Thursday issued an advisory to help tackle a "probable locust attack."
05 Mar 2020
The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.
13 Feb 2020
Political parties must disclose details of criminal cases against their candidates on their websites and explain the reasons behind choosing them, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.
11 Feb 2020
The counting for Delhi Assembly Elections is underway and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took a lead in early trends. This is naturally upsetting for BJP.
09 Feb 2020
Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 62.59% during Saturday's polling for the Assembly elections, the Election Commission announced on Sunday.
03 Feb 2020
Not long ago, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said that traitors of the country must be shot at, without listing out "who fits in the category".
03 Feb 2020
Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.
30 Jan 2020
In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.
29 Jan 2020
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.
28 Jan 2020
Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.
26 Jan 2020
Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.
26 Jan 2020
OnePlus has showcased a black color variant of the Concept One smartphone that made headlines at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 event for its disappearing rear camera.
25 Jan 2020
Known for spewing venom and passing communal remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kapil Mishra was on Saturday banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission.
08 Jan 2020
At a press event at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES), OnePlus has unveiled its Concept One smartphone which debuts a disappearing rear camera.
02 Jan 2020
The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.
23 Dec 2019
Today, BJP faced a humiliating defeat as the state of Jharkhand slipped through its hands.
23 Dec 2019
With every passing hour, things are getting clearer about Jharkhand elections.
09 Dec 2019
The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.
22 Oct 2019
While politicians in India straight-up lie about their educational qualifications, a lawmaker in Bangladesh chose a different route to attain a degree.