Election Commission of India

  • Nagaland Bye Elections: Elderly, PwDs cast votes from home in Kiphire 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | October 28  In a first in the state, the election officials in the 60-Pungro-Kiphire (ST) Assembly Constituency has made arrangement for the elderly and People with Disabilities (PwDs) to vote from the comfort of their homes for the upcoming bye-election on November 3.  According to the Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Kiphire, the door to door collection for the process has been completed. “The PWD and the Eld
  • ECI issues directive on print media ads for bye-polls
    Only pre-certified ads to be allowed on and before poll day Kohima, October 20 (MExN): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed that no political party or candidate or any other organization or person shall publish any advertisement in print media on poll day and one day prior to poll day, i.e. November 2 and 3 unless the contents of the advertisement proposed to be published are pre-certified from the MCMC Committee at the State/District level, as the case may be. It
  • ECI notifies on exit poll for bye-election
    Kohima, October 17 (MExN): The Election Commission of India has notified that for the bye-election to the House of the People and State Legislative Assemblies 2020, there shall be restrictions on conduct of any exit poll and publication and dissemination of result of any exit poll during such period as per the provisions of Section 126A of the R.P. Act, 1951. Therefore, in exercise of the powers under sub-Section (1) of Section 126A of the R.P. Act, 1951, the Election Commission, ha
  • EC issues COVID-19 guidelines for polls
    Our Correspondent Kohima | October 9 The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued broad guidelines for conduct of general elections/bye-elections during COVID-19. All persons have to wear face masks during every election related activity, while instruction has been issued for assured minimum facilities at each polling station. These include mandatory sanitization of polling station, preferably, a day before the poll; thermal scanning at the entry point of every polling s
  • Robust action for filing false affidavits, EC warns candidates
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 16 (IANS): With just three days to the Rajya Sabha elections, the Election Commission on Tuesday decided to take robust action against candidates for filing false affidavits.   The decision was taken in a meeting of the full Election Commission comprising Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra, assisted by senior officers of the Commission.   Taking cognizance of complaints of false affida
  • Delimitation Commission writes to LS Speaker, presiding officers of assemblies
    Delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies is pending in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland   New Delhi, May 10 (PTI):  Setting in motion the process for redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, the Delimitation Commission has written to the speakers of Lok Sabha and assemblies of the four northeastern states to name associate members of th
  • Trends indicate hung Assembly in Haryana, BJP-Sena looks set to retain power in Maharashtra
    Partywise Trends & Result at 12:10 PM. (Source: Election Commission of India)   New Delhi, October 24 (Agencies): The ruling BJP on Thursday was leading in 39 seats in Haryana, 7 short of the majority mark in the 90-member Assembly, but appeared set to retain power in Maharashtra where it established a comfortable lead along with its ally Shiv Sena, according to the Election Commission.   The latest trends available for 89 seats in Haryana showed that the Cong