Election Commission(Search results - 273)
India2, May 2020, 11:32 AM
Karnataka government issues show-cause notice to IAS officer over tweet on Tablighi Jamaat members
IAS officer Mohammad Mohsin was in the news last year after the Election Commission suspended him for trying to inspect Prime Minister Narendra Modi's helicopter during his visit to Odisha in April. He was deployed as a poll observer.
India31, Jan 2020, 5:53 PM
Delhi Assembly election 2020: From drinking water to clean air, five takeaways from BJP poll manifesto
Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday (January 31) unveiled the party's poll manifesto in the national capital. The election document was unveiled in the presence of Union minister Harsh Vardhan, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, party's Delhi election in-charge Prakash Javadekar, Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel and other leaders. Speaking to reporters, Nitin Gadkari said that the Centre would provide Rs 55,000 crore to deal with air pollution and would also provide clean drinking water facilities to the residents of Delhi.
India Untold25, Jan 2020, 9:40 AM
The Man Who Setup Our Extraordinary Electoral System
One of the biggest tasks post India’s independence was setting up a functional system that would enable common citizens to elect leaders for a true ‘Lok Sabha’. During that time, one person who was instrumental in setting up our country’s electoral system as it is today was Sukumar Sen. Let’s find about more about this civil servant and how the electoral system was setup in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
India24, Jan 2020, 6:43 PM
10th National Voters’ Day to be celebrated on 25th January 2020; All You Need To Know
President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest at the 10th National Voters' Day on 25th January 2020 being organized by Election Commission of India at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt. Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad shall also grace the national function. This year marks an important milestone in the history of Indian democracy as the Election Commission of India (ECI) completes 70 years of its journey.
India6, Jan 2020, 7:55 PM
From Delhi Assembly election to JNU attack, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
BJP president and Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday (January 6) accused the Aam Aadmi Party government of not doing anything in its tenure other than deceiving people by publishing advertisements. The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the dates of the much-awaited state legislative Assembly elections in Delhi. The national capital will go to polls on February 8, 2020. Do not miss the headlines of the day on MyNation in 100 seconds.
India6, Jan 2020, 4:13 PM
Delhi Assembly election 2020 to be held on February 8; counting of votes to take place on February 11
The battle for 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly is on. The Election Commission of India on Monday (January 6) announced the dates for the state Assembly election.
India5, Jan 2020, 10:44 AM
Congress leaders question CAA timing, but continue to oppose One Nation One Election
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad levelled allegations that Modi government had brought in the Citizenship Amendment Act to win Jharkhand and Delhi elections. India, a heterogenous society with a myriad states, has elections right throughout the year. So is Ghulam Nabi Azad’s allegation an assertion that we need One Nation One Election concept to be implemented?
India28, Dec 2019, 10:42 AM
Delhi elections: BJP to concentrate on local issues
The BJP is concentrating on local issues of the national capital and addressing them as the election commission is all set to announce the poll dates anytime
India16, Dec 2019, 8:13 PM
Jharkhand elections: Neither biting cold nor Maoists’ threat deters voters; voting recorded at 62.46
Voting for phase 4 in Jharkhand elections was recorded at 62.46 percent. Voters voted in huge numbers despite the threats issued by Maoists
India16, Dec 2019, 8:42 AM
Jharkhand Assembly polls: Fourth phase of election underway; PM Modi urges citizens to vote
The fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jharkhand began on Monday in a total of 15 Assembly constituencies, including from the districts of Deoghar, Giridih, Bokaro and Dhanbad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged voters to be a part of the festival of democracy.
India12, Dec 2019, 7:10 PM
Muslim President, Vice President, Election Commissioner: Demolishing Congress’s claim of Muslims living in fear
Union home minister Amit Shah, in his reply in the Rajya Sabha during the tabling of the CAB pointed out to the Congress that Indian Muslims had ascended to top positions in the country and there was no way they were being targeted with the CAB
India5, Dec 2019, 8:45 AM
Karnataka by-election: 15 Assembly constituencies go to polls today
By-elections will be held in 15 of the 17 constituencies in Karnataka. The Election Commission has not announced the poll schedule for two Assembly segments - RR Nagar and Maski due to pending cases in the Karnataka High Court over the results of 2018 assembly elections.
India16, Nov 2019, 1:13 PM
BJP declares 3 more candidates for Jharkhand Assembly elections
The BJP has released a fourth list of three more candidates for the second phase of the Jharkhand assembly elections. The 81-member Jharkhand assembly will go to polls in five phases between November 30 and December 20. The votes will be counted on December 23.
India11, Nov 2019, 8:31 AM
PM Modi, Shah express grief over death of former Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan
On Sunday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express his grief over the death of former Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan
India10, Nov 2019, 11:37 PM
TN Seshan, former chief election commissioner, passes away
Former chief election commissioner TN Seshan passed away at his Chennai residence earlier today at 9: 30 pm. he was 87.