Election Commission(Search results - 242)
Politics23, Jun 2019, 4:34 PM IST
BSP MP slapped with FIR for submitting false affidavit during Lok Sabha election
In May, Atul Rai was accused of sexually assaulting a college student at his residence. While the total number of cases against him was 24, the BSP MP had declared that he had 13 case against him in his affidavit submitted to the Election Commission
India20, Jun 2019, 2:03 PM IST
One nation, one election: Prescription for simplicity or restriction on clarity?
Buoyed by a thumping majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the Modi government desires to revive the 'one nation, one election' concept, which does have its own share of plusses and minuses
India29, May 2019, 6:05 PM IST
Kerala: Letter to Election Commission triggers internal fights in Congress (M)
Kerala Congress leader PJ Joseph on May 13, was made the temporary chairman of the Kerala Congress (Mani). The decision was announced by the party general secretary Joy Abraham, who has the organisational charges.
India24, May 2019, 12:45 PM IST
Slain NPP MLA retains assembly seat in Arunachal Pradesh
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared that Tirong Aboh had received 5366 votes, while Phawang Lowang, his lone rival, got 4311 votes
India23, May 2019, 4:08 PM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: Gautam Gambhir crushes AAP, Congress in East Delhi
According to the Election Commission website, Gambir has got 4.61 lakh votes which are almost 53.22 % vote. His nearest completion is Congress veteran leader Arvinder Singh Lovely
India23, May 2019, 9:51 AM IST
Security of EVMs: Why it is impossible to tamper with Electronic Voting Machines
The EVMs are normally stored in a warehouse under the control of the District Electoral Officer (DEO) who along with Election Commission (EC) staff keeps an eye on the EVMs. These warehouses normally have thick wall which is not easy to break
Elections23, May 2019, 7:47 AM IST
Election results 2019 highlights: BJP sweeps the polls, opposition accepts defeat
Counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls is all set to begin at 8 AM on Thursday. This year over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats. The election was conducted in seven phases where 67.11% of the 90.99 crore electors had cast their vote.
India22, May 2019, 7:22 PM IST
Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, others accused for spreading fake news about EVMs
According to the complaint filed with the Delhi Police, 8 persons including activist lawyer Prashant Bhusan, journalist Chaturvedi, Sanjay Singh – AAP member of parliament have been named
Elections22, May 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Karnataka: Delay of four hours to announce Lok Sabha election results
Counting of postal ballots will start at 8 am, following which EVMs will be taken into account. But the announcement of results will begin at 3 pm in Karnataka, said the Election Commission.
India21, May 2019, 4:12 PM IST
Opposition's 4 big hoaxes on #EVMHacking exposed
As EVM Hacking starts trending on Twitter, many are left wondering whether it's a hoax that is being called out or if it is a more sinister last-ditch effort by the opposition that comes at the cost of ruining people's faith in institutions?
India21, May 2019, 3:47 PM IST
Election commissioner Ashok Lavasya faces charges of massive job favours to wife
All these companies, including Powerlinks Transmission Limited, Dugar Hydropower Limited and Dreisatz Mysolar 24 Private Limited, have interests in either power or renewable energy.
India21, May 2019, 3:01 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh police arrest man for spreading fake news about EVM tampering
According to the police, social media accounts and several political pages are being used by miscreants for rumour mongering at a large scale to disrupt the electoral process
Politics21, May 2019, 2:36 PM IST
Opposition meet on EVM issues: Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi visit; BJP slams Karnataka CM for ‘childish excuses’
While several opposition parties decided to meet the Election Commission over the issue of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy cancelled his visit to Delhi without specifying the reason
India21, May 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Despite opposition’s tampering claims, Pranab Mukherjee calls election ‘perfect’
The former president praised the Election Commission and added that the institutions in the country have been built over time and are good. A good workman, he said, knows how to work well with the tools.
India20, May 2019, 2:50 PM IST
BJP demands re-polling on 7 seats in Bengal, asks EC to safeguard voters from Trinamool’s 'violence'
The BJP also demanded that Central forces’ deployment be continued until the results were declared as the party apprehended “violence and reprisals”. The petition was given to the ECI by Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.