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 Election Commission
Despite ECI’s warning, 30,000 non-bailable warrants in West Bengal yet to be executed: Sources

They added that even as the ECI is scheduled to announce on Saturday the polling and counting dates for the Lok Sabha elections, the total number of NBWs yet to be executed in West Bengal is above 30,000.

  • Saturday, 16 March 2024
Election Commission
'Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Gyanesh Kumar appointed election commissioners'

The decision comes days after the resignation of Election Commissioner Arun Goel ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
Electoral bonds case: SBI submits data to Election Commission
Electoral bonds case: SBI submits data to Election Commission

The Election Commission will now collate and release the data by 5 p.m. on Friday, as per the court order.

  • Tuesday, 12 March 2024
Election Commissioner Arun Goel resigns weeks before LS polls
Election Commissioner Arun Goel resigns weeks before LS polls

Weeks before the Lok Sabha elections, Election Commissioner Arun Goel, resigned from his post on Saturday.

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
Elections 2024: India has nearly 97 crore voters now, says Election Commission
Elections 2024: India has nearly 97 crore voters now, says Election Commission

The Election Commission on Friday said nearly 97 crore Indians will be eligible to vote in this year's Lok Sabha elections.

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
EC must have power to derecognise political parties for violations of conditions, SC told
EC must have power to derecognise political parties for violations of conditions, SC told

A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, is hearing pleas, including the one filed by Upadhyay, alleging that the pre-election promise of freebies by political parties is a corrupt practice and amounts to a "bribe" under the Representation of the People Act.

  • Monday, 27 November 2023
Drugs, cash, liquor worth over Rs 1,760 crore seized in five poll-going states: EC
Drugs, cash, liquor worth over Rs 1,760 crore seized in five poll-going states: EC

The Election Commission on Monday said over Rs 1,760 crore worth of freebies, drugs, cash, liquor and precious metals aimed at inducing voters in the five poll-going states have been seized so far.

  • Monday, 20 November 2023
Election Dates Announced For 5 States
Assembly election schedule for 5 states including Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh announced

Addressing a presser, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar today announced the dates for elections in these five states.

  • Monday, 09 October 2023
Election Commission to announce poll schedule for five states today
Election Commission to announce poll schedule for five states today

The poll panel will announce the schedule during a press conference at 12 noon. 

  • Monday, 09 October 2023
Sachin Tendulkar
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar recognised as 'National Icon' of Election Commission

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Wednesday with Tendulkar for three years at a function here in the presence of the Chief Election

  • Wednesday, 23 August 2023
ECI
How EC grants national, state status to political parties

The conditions are laid out in the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, which are amended from time to time, for recognition of a political party as 'state party' or a 'national party' by the EC.

  • Sunday, 16 April 2023
 Arvind Kejriwal
AAP recognised as national party by EC, Trinamool, NCP, CPI lose their status

The Commission said that the AAP has been nominated as a national party according to its electoral performance in four states namely Delhi, Goa, Punjab and Gujarat. The Arvind Kejriwal-led party is in power in Delhi and Punjab.

  • Monday, 10 April 2023
Election Commission of India
EC to announce schedule for Karnataka Assembly poll today

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that Karnataka BJP will announce the list of candidates in the first week of April.

  • Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Attabira Police Station
Attabira NAC polls: Fake caste certificate slur on BJD candidate, police complaint lodged

The complainants alleged that the BJD candidate, Rajeev Kahanra has submitted the bogus caste certificate, but the election commission officials have not initiated any action against him so far even if all the proofs pertaining to the alleged cheating have been furnished.

  • Saturday, 18 March 2023
SC refuses to stay EC order recognising Shinde group as official Shiv Sena
SC refuses to stay EC order recognising Shinde group as official Shiv Sena

Lawyers, representing Thackeray, argued that Shinde group, being termed original Shiv Sena, would now issue a whip to them to vote in its favour, failing which fresh disqualification proceedings could be initiated against them. Shinde group said it would not precipitate the matter.

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2023
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