Articles about State Election Commission

UP panchayat polls to be held in four phases

26 Mar 2021

Politics
UP panchayat polls to be held in four phases

The Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission on Friday issued a notification for the three-tier panchayat polls that will be held in four phases.

J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls

07 Oct 2018

India
J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls

Campaigning for the first-phase of the urban local body (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashmir ended today, 24 hours before the start of voting in 422 wards.

WB Panchayat polls: TMC heading for a gigantic victory

18 May 2018

Politics
WB Panchayat polls: TMC heading for a gigantic victory

The ruling Trinamool Congress is heading towards a massive victory in West Bengal Panchayat polls securing more than 80% of the seats with the BJP emerging a distant second, according to the results declared till 10 am.

Voting begins for Panchayat polls in West Bengal

14 May 2018

India
Voting begins for Panchayat polls in West Bengal

The voting for the much-awaited single-phase Panchayat polls has begun today across West Bengal amid tight security. "The polling started at 7 am in the morning," an official said.

West Bengal: Stage set for Panchayat polls tomorrow amid tight-security

13 May 2018

Politics
West Bengal: Stage set for Panchayat polls tomorrow amid tight-security

After a protracted legal battle, the much-awaited Panchayat polls are all set to be held tomorrow in West Bengal amid tight security.

Supreme Court stays Calcutta HC order allowing e-nominations for elections

10 May 2018

Politics
Supreme Court stays Calcutta HC order allowing e-nominations for elections

On Thursday, ahead of the West Bengal panchayat elections, the Supreme Court stayed a Calcutta High Court order directing the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) to allow e-nominations filed for the upcoming elections.

West Bengal panchayat polls postponed to May 14

27 Apr 2018

India
West Bengal panchayat polls postponed to May 14

The West Bengal panchayat election would be held in a single-phase on May 14, the State Election Commission announced in Kolkata on Thursday.

When WhatsApp lets you file election-nomination and saves your life

25 Apr 2018

India
When WhatsApp lets you file election-nomination and saves your life

WhatsApp is a messaging tool, a file-sharing platform, a payment portal, and now it's also a life-saver.

Calcutta HC stays WB panchayat polls till further orders

13 Apr 2018

India
Calcutta HC stays WB panchayat polls till further orders

The Calcutta HC has stayed the panchayat election process in West Bengal, till further orders.

Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

06 Apr 2017

Delhi
Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

A mechanical engineer from IIT-Delhi, Ashish Kumar, is currently developing hybrid airplanes in the United States of America and wants to sell the same in India for 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s.

Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

13 Feb 2017

Mumbai
Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

The State Election Commission has tied up with Facebook, which will send messages to voters across the state on polling-day.