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BJP, Congress lock horns as EC announces dates for Maharashtra polls  Sep 12, 7:44 pm
Nagpur, Sept. 12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress on Friday took potshots at each other as the Election Commission announced dates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, with both parties expressing confidence of forming the next government in the state.
Congress will form Govt. in Haryana for third time: Hooda  Sep 12, 6:59 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 12 (ANI): Hours after the Election Commission announced the dates for Haryana Assembly polls; Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday expressed confidence and said that the Congress will form the government in the state for the third time.
EC asks UP CEO to file FIR against Yogi Adityanath  Sep 11, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep. 11 (ANI): The Election Commission of India on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umesh Sinha to ensure filing of an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath for "provoking feelings of enmity."
Defiant BJP says Yogi Adityanath has not violated EC instructions  Sep 11, 11:34 am
Lucknow, Sept. 11 (ANI): The president of the Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Laxmikant Bajpai, on Thursday said his party had not violated the Election Commission's instructions with regard to the rally held by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow yesterday.
SP backs EC show cause notice to Yogi Adityanath  Sep 10, 3:48 pm
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday welcomed the show cause notice issued to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath by the Election Commission of India for violation of the poll code.
Manish Tewari takes on Amit Shah, says Election Commission should disqualify BJP  Sep 7, 4:21 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 7 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah for claiming to form the government in Uttar Pradesh if communal disturbances persist there, saying the Election Commission should disqualify the former's party on grounds of communalising the country's political process.
Election Commission measures to maximize voter registration in Maharashtra  Sep 4, 4:23 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): In preparation for the forthcoming election to the Maharashtra assembly and after taking note of news reports that some names were missing from voter lists in Mumbai and Pune during the recent Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India has taken measures to enroll citizens of the state.
BJP welcomes EC decision directing UP government to remove Moradabad SSP  Aug 30, 9:40 pm
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30 (ANI): The president of the Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Laxmikant Bajpai, on Saturday, welcomed the Election Commission's decision directing the state government to remove Moradabad Senior Superintendent of Police ahead of the by-polls.
BJP discusses issue of decreasing number of voters in Kashmiri migrants voters' list with EC  Aug 29, 5:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader J P Nadda said the party has discussed the issue of decreasing number of voters in the Kashmiri migrants voters' list during their meeting with the Election Commission here on Friday and demanded the process of registration of Kashmiri Migrant voters to be simplified
2013 Pak elections rigged, people's mandate stolen: ex ECP additional secretary  Aug 25, 10:33 am
Karachi, Aug 25 (ANI): Former Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) additional secretary Muhammad Afzal Khan has said that people's mandate in May 2013 general election was stolen and the elections were rigged.
AAP accuses Akali Dal of disrupting Punjab by-elections  Aug 20, 6:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Senior advocate and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader H S Phoolka has complained to the Election Commission (EC) that the leaders of Akali Dal are threatening voters ahead of the by-elections in Punjab. He has also accused a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member of attacking AAP candidate Professor Baljinder Kaur.
Pak PM aide says no back channel talks between govt, PTI  Aug 16, 5:09 pm
Islamabad, Aug 16, (ANI): Irfan Siddiqui, Special Assistant on National Affairs to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, said that no backchannel communication was taking place between the government and the PTI.
Justice (Retired) Sair Ali named acting PCB chairman  Aug 4, 6:22 pm
Islamabad, Aug.4 (ANI): The Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination Committee on Sports has named Justice (Retired) Sair Ali as the acting Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and also the chief election commissioner tasked with holding fresh elections to appoint the new chief of the board, the Dawn reported on Monday.
Delhi HC stays EC showcause notice to Ashok Chavan  Jul 28, 1:40 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the showcause notice served by the Election Commission to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in the paid news case against him.
Satish Upadhyay to request EC to dissolve AAP over Dilip Pandey arrest  Jul 19, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay on Saturday said that Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has tried to turn a community into a vote bank, and added that he is going to request the Election Commission to dissolve his party.
Election Commission rejects Ashok Chavan's explanation on paid news complaint  Jul 13, 7:54 pm
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday rejected the explanation given by former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in defence of the paid news allegations against him.
PTI moves Pak EC over Sharif's qualification as National Assembly member  Jul 9, 6:40 pm
Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): The Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party moved the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's qualification as a National Assembly member.
Abdullah says will not accept Afghan election results  Jun 20, 5:10 pm
London, June 20 (ANI): Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has said that he will not accept the final poll results, which according to him was marred by fraud.
Delegation of Bhutanese Election Commission visits ECI for enhancing bilateral cooperation  Jun 7, 9:29 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): A three member delegation of the Bhutanese Election Commission led by the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan, Dasho Kunzang Wangdi, visited the Election Commission of India for enhancing bilateral cooperation.
Important to reflect democratic nature of India to the world, Modi tells party workers   Jun 1, 7:54 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the party workers at the BJP Headquarters here that it was extremely important to project the democratic nature of India to the world in a better way and added that neither the Election Commission nor any political party has been able to do it.
EC frames 'paid news' charges against ex-Maharashtra CM Chavan  May 31, 10:56 am
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has framed five specific charges against former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan in an alleged 'paid news' case.
EC to hold biennial elections of six Rajya Sabha seats on June 19 (Update:EC)  May 20, 11:48 am
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold biennial elections for six vacant Rajya Sabha seats on June 19.
EC to hold biennial elections of six Rajya Sabha seats on June 19  May 20, 10:10 am
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold biennial elections for the six seats of Rajya Sabha on the 19th of next month in order to fill the vacancies.
Election Commission meets President, submits list of newly elected MPs(Update/ Election Commission)  May 18, 9:00 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath, flanked by two other Election Commissioners- Harishankar Brahma and Syed Nazim Ahmad Zaidi met President Pranab Mukherjee and submitted the final list containing the names of all the 543 members of the Lok Sabha.
Election Commission to meet President today to submit list of newly elected MPs  May 18, 5:42 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) is likely to call on President Pranab Mukherjee this evening to submit the list of new Lok Sabha members.