Article 324: News

15 Jan 2021


Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

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.

18 May 2019


#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

16 May 2019


'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.

10 Aug 2017


EC's historic decision changes course of Gujarat RS polls

Tuesday's Rajya Sabha polls of Gujarat were significant in more ways than one. Firstly, there's the matter of Ahmed Patel managing to keep Congress' hope afloat by clinching a win.

EC: Don't bring religion into political campaigns

The election commission has issued a clarification to all political parties to abstain from using religious undertones during their election campaign speeches. It advised leaders to observe "self-imposed restraint" while campaigning.

EC-RBI tussle over withdrawal limits

The Election Commission and the RBI are embroiled in a tussle over the EC's request to increase the withdrawal limits for candidates in the state elections.

EC gives conditional approval for 'Mann Ki Baat'

The Election Commission has given a conditional approval for the next episode of PM Modi's Mann ki Baat radio show.

EC to RBI: Increase withdrawal limits for election candidates

The Election Commission has asked the RBI to increase the weekly cash withdrawal limits for candidates in the upcoming polls in 5 states to Rs.2 lakh from Rs.24,000.

No schemes for poll-bound states in Budget: EC

Hours after the Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking the postponement of the Union Budget, the Election Commission too, cleared the way for the government.

Role of Election Commission in the world's largest democracy

Assembly elections will be held in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa from February onwards.

21 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

Election Commission delists over 200 political parties

The Election Commission of India (EC) has 'delisted' over 200 political parties, which have not contested polls since 2005.