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Bhutto's PPP files petition seeking disqualification of PM Sharif  Jun 27, 6:10 pm
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has filed a petition with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his four relatives from the National Assembly for not fulfilling requirements under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
Nepal EC to PM Oli: ready to hold polls if laws ready  Jun 27, 2:41 pm
Kathmandu, June 27 (ANI): Nepal's Election Commission today told Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli that the constitutional body would be ready to hold elections at the local, provincial and federal levels if the government prepares necessary laws on time.
Office of profit case: EC to hear 21 AAP MLAs plea on July 14  Jun 27, 1:53 pm
New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): The Election commission on Monday decided to hear the plea of 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators, who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the Delhi Government last year.
Law Student moves EC seeking disentitlement of 27 AAP MLAs  Jun 24, 12:26 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Coming down heavily on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Vibhor Anand, a final year law student on Friday demanded the disentitlement of the 27 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs over the office of profit issue after filing a fresh application with the Election Commission.
Haryana RS polls row: Congress delegation to meet EC   Jun 13, 12:36 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): A Congress delegation will meet Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi this afternoon during which the grand old party is expected to highlight an alleged conspiracy behind their loss in the Rajya Sabha elections in Haryana and demand a re-poll.
RS polls: Govt. hails EC's decision of ordering CBI probe  Jun 10, 1:14 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 10 (ANI): In the wake of sting operations showing the MLAs accepting money to vote in the Rajya Sabha polls, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizer Ananth Kumar on Friday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to order a CBI probe against the guilty in 'cash for vote' allegations.
Congress downplays sting operation, urges EC not to postpone RS polls  Jun 6, 2:10 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): The Congress Party has urged the Election Commission of India not to postpone elections to four seats of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka scheduled on June 11.
RS polls sting operation: EC seeks report from Karnataka CEO  Jun 3, 10:32 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): After the it received queries from various mediapersons regarding alleged sting operations by some channels on the Rajya Sabha elections in Karnataka, the Election Commission on Friday sought a report from the State Chief
RS horse-trading tape: JD(S) calls for revoking polls, assures action on defaulters  Jun 3, 10:13 am
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to a sting that purportedly shows MLAs ready to sell their votes for the June 11 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka, the Janata Dal (Secular) on Friday demanded the Election Commission to cancel the polls for the Upper House.
EC to conduct fresh polls in two Tamil Nadu constituencies  May 28, 2:50 pm
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Based on reports of large scale distribution of money and gifts during the recently concluded assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, the Election Commission of India on Saturday has decided to conduct fresh elections in two constituencies of the state.
EC was acting at behest of Jayalalithaa: Karunanidhi  May 20, 8:20 pm
Chennai, May 20 (ANI): Attacking the Election Commission (EC) for postponing polling in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies in Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi on Friday said the commission has become a slave to the ruling party, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), and was acting at the behest of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
BJP's H. Raja puts onus on EC as counting begins in TN   May 19, 9:00 am
Chennai, May 19 (ANI): Fearing defeat in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, BJP's national secretary H. Raja on Thursday said that reckless and irresponsible work of the Election Commission was one of the main reasons for low polling percentage this time.
Counting begins, early trends show LDF leading in Kerala   May 19, 8:35 am
New Delhi, May.19 (ANI): The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry began today amid stringent arrangements, with postal ballots being opened first for counting.
Stage set for Assembly polls results  May 19, 8:18 am
New Delhi, May.19 (ANI): The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry would be held today amid stringent arrangements made by the Election Commission.
Ahead of counting, EC thanks parties and voters for peaceful elections  May 19, 7:22 am
New Delhi, May.19 (ANI): Ahead of counting of votes to decide political fate of five states, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Thursday thanked political parties and voters for peaceful elections, while asserting that the Election Commission is fully geared up to announce the result of the electoral battle.
TN polls: EC sets up four-member team for Aravakurichi, Thanjavur  May 18, 6:44 pm
Chennai, May 18 (ANI): The Election Commission has set up a four-member team to look into alleged malpractices in Tamil Nadu's Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies, where polling has been deferred to next week.
TN, Kerala and Puducherry record high voter turnout in assembly elections (Update)  May 16, 11:05 pm
New Delhi, May.16 (ANI): Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Union Territory Puducherry recorded a good voter turnout in the assembly elections, said the Election Commission (EC) on Monday.
Nearly 70 % polling recorded in Kerala, TN: EC  May 16, 8:39 pm
New Delhi, May. 16 (ANI): With the elections across five states finally coming to an end, the Election Commission on Monday said close to 70 percent polling was recorded from all the three states that went to polls today.
Telangana bypoll: Voting begins for Palair seat  May 16, 9:09 am
Hyderabad, May 16 (ANI): Amidst tight security arrangements, polling began at over 243 polling stations in Palair Assembly constituency in Khammam district of Telangana as part of the by-election.
Assembly polls for Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry begin  May 16, 7:35 am
Chennai, May 16 (ANI): With the Election Commission having made elaborate arrangements for free and fair voting, assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala began on Monday amid tight security.
Polling in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur constituency deferred from May 16 to 23  May 15, 11:22 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Following its observer's report regarding seizure of cash and evidence of large scale distribution of money to the voters, the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday directed to defer the polling of Thanjavur assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu from May 16 to May 23.
Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry go to poll tomorrow  May 15, 11:09 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for free and fair voting for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala held between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday.
Assam polls: Security stepped up for peaceful counting of votes  May 15, 1:09 pm
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Necessary security arrangements are being made for peaceful counting of votes for assembly polls in Assam.
Tamil Nadu gears up for Assembly polls tomorrow  May 15, 12:49 pm
Chennai, May 14 (ANI): Hectic preparatory activities are going on in 66,007 polling booths for tomorrow's assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, where out of the 234 seats for the state Assembly, polling in Aravakurichi constituency has been deferred.
Arunachal: EC defers bye-election to Kanubari Assembly Constituency  May 15, 10:16 am
Itanagar, May 15 (ANI): The Election Commission has deferred the bye-election to Kanubari Assembly Constituency in Arunachal Pradesh which was scheduled to be held tomorrow.