Tag: Election Commission of India

Election 2019: Poll related violence compels ECI to prohibit campaigning in West Bengal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: After a series of poll-related violent incidents, including large-scale stone pelting, arson and rioting, the scuffle between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party workers during BJP President Amit Shah’s road show in Kolkata on Tuesday, the Election Commission has stepped in and to ensure free, fair and peaceful

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EC rejects charges of false entries in electoral rolls of Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Election Commission of India has turned down allegations made through a representation by Congress party about duplicate, multiple and false entries in the electoral rolls of Madhya Pradesh for the 2018 Assembly elections, and said “on the basis of field verification covering four Assembly Constituencies, it can be concluded that the

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Supreme Court stays EC order disqualifying MP Minister Narottam Mishra

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Supreme Court today (28 July 2017) granted a stay on the decision by Election Commission of India to declare null and void the election of Madhya Pradesh Minister for Water Resources, Public Relations and Legislative Affairs, Narottam Mishra. Responding to an appeal by Mishra, the Supreme Court has asked the

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Bhind Collector, SP and SDOP Ater removed by Election Commision ahead of Ater Assembly by-election in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: In a significant development, a day after the news was widely flashed putting a question mark on the credibility of the Electronic voting machines forcing the Election Commission of India to depute two teams of officers of the Commission along with technical experts to ensure the correct functioning of electronic voting machines

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General Election to Legislative Assemblies 2017-EC decision on allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to Political Parties

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has issued an order regarding allotment of Broadcast and Telecast time to National and State political parties in the General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh 2017. An election Commission of India order issued on Wednesday says at the time

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Election Commission holds meeting with recognised National and State political parties

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today held a meeting here with all recognised National and State Political parties today to discuss some of the important issues linked to electoral reforms and conduct of elections. All the 6 National Parties, 29 State Parties attended the meeting. The agenda included the use of

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Election Commission announces poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry. The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry are normally due to expire as follows: Tamil Nadu 22

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EC suspends recognition of National People’s Party

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has suspended the recognition of the National People’s Party, a recognized state party in Meghalaya due to its failure in filing the election expenditure statement of the party. Exercising power under para 16A of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order 1968 Following Supreme Court’s judgement

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Expenditure Observers to prepare final report for Delhi Assembly polls and bye-elections this month

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: CBDT has issued instructions to Principal Chief Commissioners of Income Tax to ensure that officers assigned the responsibility of performing the role of Expenditure Observer for general elections to the Delhi legislative Assembly and some bye-elections to reach their assigned Assembly constituency or the district headquarter by March 13 (for Delhi

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Delhi will go to polls on February 7

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 12: Election Commission of India today announced the election schedule for the Delhi Assembly. The polling will be held for all the seventy Assembly constituencies on February 7 and counting of votes will be on February 10. Before the model code of conduct is in place, the BJP led Government at

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