Articles about Election Commission of India (ECI)
16 Apr 2022Politics
The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.
10 Mar 2022Politics
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is about to reach rock bottom in Uttar Pradesh politics after her party BSP's dismal performance in the 2022 UP assembly elections.
10 Mar 2022India
The Election Commission of India has implemented a "three-layered security" to combat any form of "rumor-mongering, disinformation, and breach of protocol" during the counting of votes in five states on Thursday.
28 Feb 2022Politics
Polling to elect members of the state legislative assembly in the northeastern state of Manipur began on Monday morning.
06 Feb 2022India
The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that the ban on physical rallies in poll-bound states will continue. However, it eased restrictions for indoor and outdoor public meetings.
31 Jan 2022India
The Election Commission of India on Monday extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows till February 11 for the upcoming Assembly elections in five states.
17 Jan 2022Politics
The Election Commission of India on Monday said the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab have been postponed by six days.
15 Jan 2022India
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday extended the ban on political rallies and roadshows until January 22 in view of the COVID-19 situation.
10 Jan 2022Entertainment
Actor Sonu Sood, who has turned into a nationwide hero following his intense philanthropic work during the pandemic, has decided to step down from the post of the Punjab state icon.
03 Jan 2022India
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has written a letter to the five poll-bound states to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination to tackle a surge in infections.
30 Dec 2021India
There would be no delay in conducting the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said on Thursday.
27 Dec 2021India
The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation ahead of assembly elections in five states.
20 Dec 2021India
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju Monday introduced the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha, which seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to wipe out duplication.
19 Dec 2021Politics
The Union Ministry of Law said Saturday that a controversial interaction between the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was to discuss electoral reforms.
22 Nov 2021Business
Facebook's internal documents from 2019 revealed by whistleblower Frances Haugen show that in the days leading up to the 2019 general elections in India, the tech giant convinced the Election Commission of India (ECI) to drop its plans of introducing rigid social media regulation.
02 Nov 2021Politics
The counting of votes for bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies and 29 Legislative Assembly constituencies in 13 states and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli started on Tuesday.
28 Sep 2021India
The Calcutta High Court today refused to stay the Bhabanipur by-poll, ruling it will be held as scheduled on Thursday.
09 Sep 2021Politics
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced dates for by-polls to seven Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant due to various reasons like resignations, death, and end of the tenure of members.
04 Sep 2021Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to contest the Bhabanipur Assembly by-election on September 30, according to the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India today.
13 Aug 2021India
The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a 24-year-old man in Saharanpur for allegedly hacking into the Election Commission of India (ECI) website and creating hundreds of fake voter IDs, officials said Friday.
12 May 2021India
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday observed that the state government must grant at least Rs. 1 crore as ex-gratia compensation to the families of polling officers who died due to COVID-19 in the recent Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls.
03 May 2021India
The media cannot be stopped from fully reporting any court hearings, the Supreme Court of India said today in response to the Election Commission's appeal.
02 May 2021Politics
The Election Commission on Sunday asked the Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that no victory celebrations take place.
02 May 2021India
The Election Commission has complained to the Supreme Court regarding the observations made by the Madras High Court about holding polls during a raging pandemic.
30 Apr 2021India
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking directions to the press to not report on oral observations made during court proceedings.
28 Apr 2021Politics
The wife of Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Kajal Sinha, who died of COVID-19, has filed a complaint against officials of the Election Commission.
28 Apr 2021India
The Election Commission of India today made it mandatory for poll candidates to show a negative COVID-19 test report or a report proving full vaccination to be allowed inside vote counting centers.
27 Apr 2021Politics
Winners of the Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory can't take out processions on May 2 — the day results will be declared — and even after that, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
26 Apr 2021India
In sharp remarks, the Madras High Court on Monday solely blamed the Election Commission for the second wave of coronavirus.
17 Apr 2021Politics
As India finds itself unprepared to tackle a raging second wave of coronavirus, the fifth phase of West Bengal polls started today.
15 Apr 2021Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged the Election Commission to hold the remaining four phases of the state Assembly elections in one day.
13 Apr 2021Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been at odds with the Election Commission since the Assembly polls started, sat on a dharna today to protest the polling body's decision to ban her from campaigning for 24 hours till 8 pm.
12 Apr 2021Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Monday banned for 24 hours from campaigning for the ongoing state Assembly polls.
11 Apr 2021Politics
The Election Commission said on Saturday that central forces had opened fire in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal to save lives.
10 Apr 2021India
The Election Commission (EC) said on Friday that it may ban political rallies if coronavirus norms are not followed.
09 Apr 2021Politics
No FIR has been registered in connection against the four men who were caught carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in Tamil Nadu's Velachery on Tuesday, IANS reported.
09 Apr 2021Politics
The Election Commission sent a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday for alleged communal undertones in a speech that he delivered in West Bengal's Nandigram last month.
04 Apr 2021Politics
The Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of disruptions at a polling booth in Nandigram.
03 Apr 2021Politics
Election Commission has banned the usually crowded culmination to the weeks-long poll campaigning, a years-long practice, in Kerala reportedly because of an increase in COVID-19 cases.