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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.
Kamal Nath meets President to officially handover cabinet's decision to dissolve 15th Lok Sabha  May 17, 3:56 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): In a meeting held this morning the cabinet took a decision to recommend to the president the dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha with immediate effect.
BJP leading in 142, Congress 33  May 16, 9:54 am
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in 142 seats, while the Indian National Congress was leading in 33 seats, as per Election Commission figures put out at 9.27 a.m. on Friday.
Sampath thanks voters for making 2014 election historic  May 16, 8:43 am
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner V. S Sampath on Friday thanked the people of India for coming out in large numbers to vote and for making the 2014 general elections historic in terms of breaking the voter turnout record.
Amarinder Singh warns EC of possible mischief during vote counting  May 15, 12:02 pm
Amritsar, May 15 (ANI): Former Punjab chief minister and Congress candidate for Amritsar Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh has warned the Election Commission of India about the possibility of Akali-BJP leaders and workers tampering with the vote counting process that could lead to the countermanding of counting.
Tariq Anwar urges govt. not to appoint next army chief hastily  May 13, 2:28 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has charged the UPA Government with being in a hurry to make key appointments before May 16, the day scheduled for the declaration of results, one of the leaders of the ruling combine has cautioned it not to act hastily in appointing the next army chief.
Congress alleges Modi violated Model Code of Conduct  May 12, 9:15 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Congress party on Monday complained to the Election Commission against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi alleging that he violated the Model Code of Conduct by urging people to vote in large numbers on the final day of polling.
Why govt. in hurry to make new appointments? : BJP  May 12, 7:35 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Even as the central government got a go ahead from the Election Commission to appoint the next army chief, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday asked why the incumbent government is in a hurry to rush through new appointments in various ministries.
EC gives go ahead to govt. to appoint new army chief  May 12, 5:00 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday gave its assent to the Central Government to appoint the next army chief.
EC directs RO to file FIR against Ajay Rai   May 12, 3:13 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday directed the the Varanasi Returning Officer to file an FIR or complaint against Congress candidate Ajai Rai for displaying his party symbol, which is barred on the voting day.
Voters protest in Varanasi over names missing from list  May 12, 2:25 pm
Varanasi, May 12 (ANI): Voters in Varanasi constituency staged protests on Monday over the alleged deletion of names in the voters list.