Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Delhi Congress demanded that the AAP Government hold by-elections to the 13 vacant seats of Councillors in the wards of three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) without any further delay as poor civic condition prevailed in the concerned areas.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was today unseated by Punjab election commission's tribunal as it ordered a re-poll in his constituency, accepting Imran Khan's petition challenging the 2013 result on grounds of rigging.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
A minister in Punjab, which is facing drug menace, today stoked a controversy by suggesting that there should be a mandatory "dope test" for politicians contesting elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
With over ten thousand candidates in the fray, the campaigning for civic polls in 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan ended today, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
The Supreme Court order on Aadhar card has put brakes on Election Commission's project to link UIDAI (Aadhar) number with voters' electoral data to check multiple entries in electoral rolls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
The Election Commission is yet to announce the dates of Bihar Assembly elections, but Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi today said the poll process in the state will be completed before November 29.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi arrived in the state capital today on a two-day visit to assess preparations for the forthcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Former chief minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi's political outfit, Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) has been allotted telephone as a symbol by the Election Commission. Mr Manjhi shared the information in a tweet today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
In a major administrative reshuffle ahead of crucial Assembly polls in Bihar, the state government today transferred 36 IAS officers - across 28 districts, and 41 IPS officers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
The Central Information Commission has directed the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Delhi to prepare a set of guidelines that needs to be followed before deleting names from the voters' list and inform the electors of the prosposed deletion giving opportunity to present their case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Hitting out at PM Narendra Modi, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav today described the Prime Minister as "dishonest", and said the secular parties will unite to ensure that BJP is not allowed to "turn the country into mud".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Janata Dal (U) today alleged BJP was trying to "bribe" voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and 'gamchas' and his party along with Congress and constituents of Janata Parivar will take up the matter with the EC.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Delhi BJP today termed as "political nepotism" the AAP government's decision to name mohalla clinics as 'Aam Aadmi clinics' and said that the party would raise this issue before the Lieutenant Governor and Election Commission.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Republican presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has raised $579,000 in seven days of the second quarter of his presidential bid and has more than $9 million in his election war kitty
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
A high-level Election Commission (EC) team on Wednesday arrived here on a two-day visit and interacted with senior administration officials to take stock of the preparations for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
A case has been registered against Keshab Debbarma, an MLA of the ruling CPI(M) from Golaghati constituency in Tripura, for allegedly submitting false affidavits regarding his educational qualification.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, including Congress and BJP, on a plea to declare all national and regional political parties "public authorities" to bring them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
After former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, another AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur has come under scanner over her educational qualifications.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Voters of RK Nagar Assembly constituency, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election post her acquittal in a wealth case, turned up in good numbers today to cast their votes, with 35.5 per cent voting recorded till noon.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 26, 2015
An audio clip of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has gone viral on WhatsApp and has been brought to the Election Commission's notice as a serious violation ahead of a by-election on Saturday. Mr Chouhan is heard promising in a phone conversation to "take good care" of a BJP leader if he supports the party's candidate even though...
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday June 25, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party, whose Delhi minister Jitender Singh Tomar was arrested on charges of faking degrees earlier this month, has said it will launch a nationwide protests if similar action is not taken against Union Education Minister Smriti Irani in the next three days.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday June 24, 2015
A Delhi court has accepted a complaint that union minister Smriti Irani misrepresented her educational qualifications, triggering strong calls for her resignation from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, whose Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar was arrested earlier this month on charges of faking his Law degree.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 22, 2015
The services may sometimes be misused for sending malicious and vilifying material in political campaigning, violating electoral laws.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
The Election Commission of India has decided to monitor sending of bulk SMS and recorded voice messages during election campaigning by political parties and candidates.