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EC Restores Max Number Of Star Campaigners As Covid Cases Drop
EC Restores Max Number Of Star Campaigners As Covid Cases Drop

The poll panel also said that the decision came after the numbers of both active and new COVID-19 cases have been receding and the restrictions put in place both by the Central Government and State Governments to check the spread of pandemic are being lifted or relaxed gradually.

  • Sunday, 20 February 2022
Odisha BJP chief Samir Mohanty
Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Moves SEC Over Non-Furnishing Of Ballot Paper Account

The BJP also urged the Commission to immediately issue guidelines related to the strong room where the ballot boxes will be kept after the polls, till the beginning of counting

  • Thursday, 17 February 2022
EC Extends Ban On Roadshows, Vehicle Rallies For Polls
EC Extends Ban On Roadshows, Vehicle Rallies For Polls

Assembly polls are scheduled in five states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Punjab.

  • Sunday, 06 February 2022
Odisha State Election Commission A Puppet Of BJD Govt: BJP
Odisha State Election Commission A Puppet Of BJD Govt: BJP

The Odisha State Election Commission (SEC) has come under intense backlash from the BJP for allegedly showing favour to the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ahead of the elections to various Panchayat Raj institutions and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the State.

  • Saturday, 05 February 2022
ECI Extends Ban On Physical Rallies, Road Shows Till Jan 31
Election Commission To Review Ban On Physical Rallies On Monday

The assembly election in five poll-bound states are scheduled to begin from February 10. Polling in Uttar Pradesh will take place in seven phases, while Manipur will vote in two phases, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa will vote for assembly election in a single phase.

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022
ECI Keeping Close Watch On Expenditure Of Virtual Rallies
ECI Keeping Close Watch On Expenditure Of Virtual Rallies

The ECI has also directed the social media platform companies to ensure compliance with the voluntary code of ethics amid heavy online campaigning due to ban of rallies.

  • Thursday, 27 January 2022
Voting
SC Issues Notices To Centre, Election Panel On PIL Against Poll Freebies

The bench asked the lawyer not to name a state and refer to the pleadings to suggest the remedy to control the menace.

  • Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Assembly Polls In Punjab Now On Feb 20 In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Assembly Polls In Punjab Now On Feb 20 In View Of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

In a statement, the Commission said polls would now be held on February 20. It coincides with the third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Monday, 17 January 2022
'EC Top Officials Briefed About Covid Spread, Vax Coverage In Poll-Bound States' : Union Health Mini
'EC Top Officials Briefed About Covid Spread, Vax Coverage In Poll-Bound States' : Union Health Ministry

According to the ministry, the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in his meeting with ECI presented the overall global and domestic status of spread of Covid, as well as Omicron, in the country.

  • Friday, 07 January 2022
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Election Commission Issues Election Symbols 
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Election Commission Issues Election Symbols 

The EC has issued a total of 26 additional symbols including Banyan Tree, Motor Car, Lantern, Brinjal, Basket, Candles etc for election to the office of Sarpanch.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
Health Ministry Submits Report On Covid-19 To Election Commission
Health Ministry Submits Report On Covid-19 To Election Commission

Asked about the Omicron spread in the next three months, the health secretary said that nothing can be said at the moment.

  • Monday, 27 December 2021
Cuttack Municipal Corporation
Election Commission Gears Up For Odisha Municipal Polls, Sends EVMs To 15 Dists

As Odisha heads towards the Panchayat polls early next year, the elections for the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) including three Municipal Corporations and 107 Municipalities will be held after that.

  • Thursday, 16 December 2021
Election Commission
EC To Conduct Polls For Vacant Rajya Sabha Seats On Oct 4

"The Commission has decided to hold six bye-elections to the Council of States -- Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Madhya Pradesh -- to fill up the vacancies," said a statement from the EC.

  • Thursday, 09 September 2021
Cuttack Municipal Corporation
Odisha Municipal Rules (Amendment) Bill 2021 Tabled In Assembly

The Odisha Municipal Rules (Amendment) Bill 2021 was tabled in the State Assembly on Monday. The introduction of the bill comes at a time when the elections are scheduled to be held next year.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
Pipili Arena Warms Up With Bypoll Campaign Heat
Pipili Arena Warms Up With Bypoll Campaign Heat

The woeful tale of this voter from Siriapur village under Jasuapur panchayat clearly relates how easily political leaders forget their promises to voters after the elections. 

  • Sunday, 05 September 2021
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