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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
JD(U) on Saturday objected to visits of BJP chief Amit Shah and central ministers to Bihar for yoga day events today and urged Election Commission to stop them, saying this was in violation of Model Code of Conduct put in force due to Legislative Council elections.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 20, 2015
To ensure greater transparency and avoid confusion in the minds of voters, the Election Commission has decided that electronic voting machines (EVMs) would henceforth display images of the contestants along with their names and party symbols.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
To avoid coinciding dates with "All Saints' Day" observed by the Christian community, Goa Election Commission may reschedule the polling date for upcoming Municipal elections, scheduled for November 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Amid complaints that the indelible or 'voter' ink is not being applied properly by poll officials, Election Commission (EC) has issued orders saying the ink should be applied using a brush specifically provided for the purpose.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The government today agreed to convene an all-party meeting to discuss its proposal to give NRIs the right to exercise their franchise by e-postal ballots or through proxy voting.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
The Hyderabad High Court, today, directed Telangana Government to conduct elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) by December 15.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
With an aim of ridding the electoral rolls of bogus voters, the Maharashtra electoral office has started an aggressive drive to link people's Aadhaar cards with their Voter Identity cards.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
The Centre has made it clear that increasing the number of assembly seats of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana can be possible only after 2026.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma today relinquished the charge of the top post of the nation's poll panel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
A Delhi court will hear on April 25 a private complaint filed against Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for allegedly giving "false" information about her educational qualification in her affidavits filed with the Election Commission of India.