28 Aug 2020
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea that sought to postpone Bihar polls, scheduled for October-November, saying that the raging coronavirus crisis is not a valid reason to put off elections.
05 Aug 2020
For the first time in Test cricket, the TV umpire will call the front-foot no-balls.
09 Jun 2020
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations.
19 May 2020
The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.
20 Mar 2020
Cricket Australia would welcome the idea of having reserve days for the knockout stages of this year's ICC World T20.
06 Feb 2020
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly might have announced an All Stars game ahead of the 2020 IPL edition, but the franchises seem resentful.
19 Jun 2019
In a gigantic country like ours, all elections become a big deal whether it is the panchayat, municipal or Lok Sabha polls. This also means that elections happen pretty frequently, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to change that.
25 May 2019
Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.
17 Apr 2019
The Election Commission on Wednesday said that live coverage would be allowed on NaMo TV, the 24-hour channel promoting PM Modi and BJP, but pre-recorded content cannot be streamed 48 hours before the polling date, during the election silence period.
08 Apr 2019
The Jammu and Kashmir administration, headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik, restored the security of over 400 politicians after outrage.
11 Mar 2019
The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.
11 Mar 2019
For the first time, voters in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will find photos of candidates on the EVMs along with the party symbol to avoid any confusion, CEC Sunil Arora said on Sunday.
05 Mar 2019
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
02 Mar 2019
Ahead of the much-anticipated general elections to be held in April-May, BJP President Amit Shah will kick off the poll campaign on Saturday from Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district.
27 Nov 2018
Sunil Arora has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. Arora will take charge on December 2.
24 Aug 2018
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat yesterday ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state Assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon.
06 Apr 2018
Three election-related BBMP-developed apps were launched by CEC Om Prakash Rawat yesterday in Bengaluru ahead of the May elections.
14 Dec 2017
The bitterly-fought Gujarat elections have witnessed a new democratic low. Now, Congress has accused CEC of working as PM Narendra Modi's "personal secretary."
31 Aug 2017
The law ministry has appointed former IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. Sunil Arora is a 1980 batch ex-IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre who earlier served as I&B Secretary and as an advisor to Prasar Bharati.
05 Jul 2017
The SC has questioned the lack of procedure in the appointment of election commissioners (ECs).
04 May 2017
The Election Commission has decided to hold an open hackathon for people to attempt to hack into EVM machines in the last week of May.
04 May 2017
In approximately two months, Central Railway (CR) stations will have medical facilities that would charge Re. 1 per patient.
02 May 2017
After ordering seizure of EVMs in Vikasnagar, the Uttarakhand HC has directed sealing of voting machines in six more constituencies: BHEL Ranipur, Haridwar Rural, Mussoorie, Pratapnagar, Raipur and Rajpur Road.
30 Apr 2017
The Election Commission has stated that all future elections including the upcoming Himachal Pradesh polls are to be held with voter-verified paper audit trail machines.
12 Apr 2017
After allegations of Electronic Voting Machines' tampering, the Election Commission threw an open challenge to hack the machines.
11 Apr 2017
After widespread allegations of EVM tampering, 16 political parties have approached the Election Commission and demanded that all future elections be held by paper ballot.
08 Mar 2017
22 constituencies in Manipur went to polls on March 8 in the second and last phase of polling.
04 Mar 2017
Polling has commenced in the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur.
03 Mar 2017
Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance, has vowed to amend the Manipur Official Language Act, 1979, and replace the state's Bengali script "with an indigenous script."
25 Feb 2017
PM Narendra Modi accused the Congress, which has been in power in Manipur since 2002, of neglecting the state's development.
22 Feb 2017
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) assured political parties that Manipur elections will be free, fair and unaffected by ongoing economic blockade.
17 Feb 2017
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was let off by the Election Commission on Thursday and was asked to remain more "circumspect and careful" in the future.
14 Feb 2017
On Tuesday, Shekhar Tripathi, editor of Jagran.com was arrested for having published the exit poll results of the first phase of UP Assembly elections.
07 Feb 2017
The Election Commission has sent a notice to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his alleged remarks on bribery while he was campaigning in North Goa.
29 Jan 2017
The Election Commission ordered an FIR to be filed against Arvind Kejriwal for speaking about rival political parties and bribery during a Goa rally.
04 Jan 2017
The Election Commission announced dates for state elections; Goa - 4 Feb; Punjab - 4 Feb, Uttarakhand - 15 Feb.
02 Jan 2017
The Supreme Court has barred political parties from seeking votes on the basis of caste or religion.
09 Dec 2016
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi requested the Centre to take "urgent measures", apprehending the use of money power and paid news in the upcoming state elections.