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Election Commission or omission, asks Congress

Election Commission or omission, asks Congress

The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora over his dissent in the EC decisions in going unrecorded and asked whether it was “Election Commission or Election Omission”. In a letter to the CEC, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa recused himself from the

MCL Election: Re-Polling at ward number 44 kicks off peacefully

Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Elections Re-Polling commenced at ward number 44 of Ludhiana around 8:00am in the morning hours. The employees were asked to enter the booth last night only in order to avoid any kind of delay or problem in re-polling of ward number 44 in Ludhiana. The re-polling is being done at booth number

EVMs develop malfunction during Gujrat polling

EVMs develop malfunction during Gujrat polling

The first of Gujarat’s two-phase assembly polls began on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions and malfunctioning in some of the Electronic Voting Machines were reported in Gujarat.  The Election Commission said the faulty machines have been replaced. Around 13 per cent voting took place in

Gurdaspur By-poll: 37 percent voting done

Gurdaspur By-poll: 37 percent polling registered

Gurdaspur- 26 percent voting done: Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election begun at 8.00 am. This Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat got vacant after the death of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vinod Khanna in April, 2017. This time the fight is between the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP. Voting will run till 5 PM. 37 percent voting done till 2.00

Jail-break effect: ECI to ensure fair polling

Jalandhar: Even as the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) took a serious note, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) V K Singh on Tuesday termed the Nabha jail-break incident as an ‘exceptional case’ and said that once elections were announced, all security measures would be in store for free-and-fair elections in Punjab. The CEO said that

Set up auxiliary polling stations for third gender electors: EC tells DCs

Chandigarh: Though Punjab Election Commission has no data on the exact population of Thirds Gender (TG) and lepers electors, yet efforts are being made for setting up of auxiliary polling stations to make their maximum participation in the election processThe commission, however, claims to have 273 TG electors in Punjab, but their exact population and

Polling begins in DU, JNU

New Delhi: Polling began on Friday morning in the two politically active varsities — University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) — for the post of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Joint Secretary. The elections for the morning colleges of the Delhi University (DU) started at 8.30 a.m. across 117 booths set up at 51

Polling begins in last phase of Bengal elections

Kolkata: Polling began at 7 a.m. for 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts in the sixth and final phase of the staggered month-long polling for the West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday. Nine of the constituencies are in Cooch Behar district and 16 in East Midnapore. Over 58 lakh (58,04,019) voters

Amid violence, 18 percent turnout in Bengal polls

Kolkata: Amid reports of sporadic violence which killed one person, over 18 percent of polling was registered in the first two hours for the third phase of the West Bengal assembly elections involving 62 constituencies in four districts on Thursday. Twenty-two constituencies in Murshidabad, 17 in Nadia and 16 in Burdwan districts and seven in