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 May 2019
The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.
16 May 2019
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
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.
27 Feb 2017
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.
30 Jan 2017
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.
29 Jan 2017
The Election Commission has given a conditional approval for the next episode of PM Modi's Mann ki Baat radio show.
26 Jan 2017
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.
24 Jan 2017
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.
07 Jan 2017
Assembly elections will be held in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa from February onwards.
21 Dec 2016
The Election Commission of India (EC) has 'delisted' over 200 political parties, which have not contested polls since 2005.