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Jharkhand elections: 61 percent voter turnout in fourth phase, says EC  Dec 14, 8:31 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): The Election Commission on Sunday confirmed that fourth phase of the five-phase assembly elections in Jharkhand saw a voter turnout of 61.65 percent, adding that the elections took place peacefully without any untoward incident.
Upward trend in J-K polling continues, says EC  Dec 14, 7:13 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): The Election Commission on Sunday stated that the upward trend of voter turnout continued in the fourth of the five-phased Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls, adding that no untoward incident occurred during the elections.
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks state media not to campaign for government  Dec 13, 1:21 pm
Colombo, Dec.13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has asked state media not to broadcast programs unfairly supporting incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is contesting for a third term at the upcoming presidential elections.
73 poll violations reported in Sri Lanka in last 48 hours   Dec 11, 1:11 pm
Colombo, Dec.11 (ANI): The Election Commissioner's office in Colombo has received 73 complaints of election violations in the last 48 hours.
Voter turnout in J-K, Jharkhand showing upward trend: EC  Dec 9, 7:25 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday stated that the third phase of the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand continued to show the upwards trajectory seen in the first two phases of the polls, adding that no untoward incident took place during the democratic process.
Jharkhand polls: Cash, liquor seized during second phase  Dec 2, 8:57 pm
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday confirmed that large quantities of cash, liquor and drugs were seized during the second phase of the assembly elections in Jharkhand, adding that polling passed off peacefully.
Polling by and large peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir: Election Commission  Dec 2, 7:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 2 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday declared that the second phase of the legislative assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir passed peacefully, adding that no incident that took place could have vitiated the poll process.
Sarpanch murder: Omar Abdullah says NC will ask EC to review security in Shopian  Dec 1, 4:06 pm
Srinagar, Dec.1 (ANI) The ruling National Conference (NC) will request the Election Commission of India (ECI) to review security in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian District, where the party's sarpanch, Mohammad Sultan Bhat, was killed by militants on Sunday.
EC issues notices to 20 political parties for failure to file poll expenses  Nov 29, 10:12 am
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): The Election Commission has issued showcause notices to 20 political parties, including the BJP and Congress, over failure to file poll expense statements on time.
Assembly polls: J-K, Jharkhand witness increase in voter turnout  Nov 25, 6:49 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Over 70 percent polling was recorded on the first day of the polling in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The polling percentage, which is higher as compared to both the Lok Sabha elections held earlier this year and the previous state assembly polls, is likely to go up.
Election Commission bans exit polls in Jharkhand, J-K  Nov 25, 3:19 pm
Ranchi, Nov.25 (ANI): The Election Commission has banned exit polls of any kind in poll-bound Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.
EC issues notification for third phase of five-phased J-K elections   Nov 15, 10:01 am
Srinagar, Nov. 15 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) issued notification for 16 Assembly segments in the third phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
SC to government: Respond to poll panel report on NRIs  Nov 14, 3:54 pm
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to consider and respond on the report of the committee set up by the Election Commission that has recommended electronic voting or proxy voting by NRIs staying overseas.
SC says declaration of dates for Delhi Assembly polls to be made by EC  Nov 11, 12:50 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court has said it will not intervene in the declaration of dates for the Delhi Assembly elections, and added that it was the Election Commission of India's responsibility to do so.
Delhi Government formation: Lt. Governor, ECI to decide, says BJP  Nov 4, 12:03 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra said Tuesday that the ball now lies in the courts of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the three-member Election Commission of India (ECI) to decide on government formation in Delhi.
Centre, EC have colluded to hold ill-timed polls in J-K: JKANC  Nov 3, 7:35 pm
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference (JKANC) on Monday charged the Centre and the Election Commission (EC) with colluding with each other to hold the five-phased assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir during the 'mourning' period of Muharram in the wintry months of November and December.
Notification for first phase of J-K polls issued by Election Commission  Oct 28, 9:45 pm
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): The Election Commission on Tuesday issued the notification for the first of the five-phased Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls.
Dates announced for 46 civic body polls in Rajasthan  Oct 28, 9:40 pm
Jaipur, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Rajasthan State Election Commission on Tuesday declared dates for election to 46 civic bodies.
BJP files complaint with EC against Kejriwal   Oct 28, 8:53 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday filed a complaint against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal with the Election Commission (EC) for leveling baseless allegations against it.
AAP leaders should go back to classrooms and learn Constitution: Swamy  Oct 26, 1:26 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accusing the ruling party at the Centre of shying away from polls in Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the leaders of Arvind Kejriwal-led party should go back to their classrooms and learn the Constitution as it is the Election Commission that takes a final call on conducting elections and not the government.
BJP welcomes EC announcing poll dates for J-K, hopes people will elect them for good governance  Oct 25, 8:43 pm
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to announce assembly poll dates for Jammu and Kashmir and also called upon the voters of the state to give BJP a chance if they wish to usher in good governance in the state.
Congress welcomes EC decision of holding polls on time in J-K  Oct 25, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Welcoming the Election Commission's decision for holding the assembly elections on time in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday stated that his party will try its best to emerge as the single largest party and downplayed of any scope of the BJP forming government in the state.
EC announces five phased polling for Jharkhand and J-K  Oct 25, 6:01 pm
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Election Commission on Saturday announced that elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five-phases beginning from November 25.
Elections in J-K, Jharkhand to be held in five phases from Nov. 25  Oct 25, 5:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): The Election Commission on Saturday announced that elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five-phases beginning from November 25.
Congress asks EC to address Kejriwal's allegation against BJP  Oct 25, 3:25 pm
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Oct.25 (ANI): Urging the Election Commission to look into Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been instructing its MLAs to buy fake votes in their constituencies, the Congress Party on Saturday said the poll body must ensure that the ruling party at the Centre does not misuse the administration to its advantage.
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