17 Apr 2021
As India finds itself unprepared to tackle a raging second wave of coronavirus, the fifth phase of West Bengal polls started today.
15 Apr 2021
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 2021
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 2021
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Monday banned for 24 hours from campaigning for the ongoing state Assembly polls.
11 Apr 2021
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 2021
The Election Commission (EC) said on Friday that it may ban political rallies if coronavirus norms are not followed.
09 Apr 2021
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 2021
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 2021
The Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of disruptions at a polling booth in Nandigram.
02 Apr 2021
The two observers of the Election Commission, deployed to report on the situation in West Bengal during the second phase of Assembly polls yesterday, made no mention of the chaos in Nandigram's Boyal.
02 Apr 2021
A day after a video allegedly showed an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) kept inside the car of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate from Patharkandi Krishnendu Paul, the Election Commission has ordered repolling in polling station 179 of Ratabari seat in Assam.
01 Apr 2021
The Election Commission of India on Thursday debarred Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader A Raja from campaigning for the next 48 hours.
31 Mar 2021
Ahead of the high-stake elections in Nandigram, the Election Commission on Wednesday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Nandigram assembly constituency in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur District, a senior official said.
23 Mar 2021
An electoral officer in poll-bound Kerala was suspended after five voter identity cards in the name of Kumari, a 61-year-old voter, were found generated in the computer system at Uduma in Kasaragod district.
15 Mar 2021
The Election Commission on Sunday suspended IPS Vivek Sahay from the post of Director Security after he failed to provide security to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram last week.
13 Mar 2021
West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has submitted a report to the Election Commission in connection to Wednesday's Nandigram incident, which left Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee injured.
12 Mar 2021
The Election Commission has responded sharply to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress' allegations against it over the alleged attack on her in Nandigram on Wednesday.
06 Mar 2021
After the Trinamool Congress (TMC) complained about using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on coronavirus vaccination certificates, the Election Commission has issued directives.
02 Mar 2021
An expert committee has said that hashtag trends on Twitter must be seen as political advertisements during the election process, TOI reported on Tuesday.
10 Feb 2021
The Election Commission will likely announce the poll schedule for five states and union territories after February 15.
28 Jan 2021
The by-elections to fill vacancies in five municipal wards in the national capital will be held on February 28 with all COVID-19 safety precautions, the State Election Commission of Delhi said on Wednesday.
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.
18 Dec 2020
The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions.
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.
10 Nov 2020
A long-time dream of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was fulfilled on Tuesday after it emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar, where counting of votes began at 8 am.
10 Nov 2020
In a surprising development, KC Tyagi, the spokesperson of JD(U), conceded defeat just a couple of hours after counting of votes began in Bihar.
10 Nov 2020
Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.
05 Nov 2020
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.
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.
27 Oct 2020
A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.
24 Oct 2020
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday released the party's poll manifesto, days before voting for the Bihar Assembly election is scheduled to commence.
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.
19 Oct 2020
Madhya Pradesh Indian National Congress (INC) chief Kamal Nath on Monday sought to clarify his controversial remarks against state Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Imarti Devi.
06 Oct 2020
The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing formula of its constituent parties for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
04 Oct 2020
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.
03 Oct 2020
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Opposition alliance has announced Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav as its Chief Ministerial candidate.