Sunday, 26 March, 2023
TopicElection Commission of India

Topic: Election Commission of India

The Padma Shri-winning ‘Mars Venus coach’ — Dr Niru Kumar lets her work do the talking

John Gray's book 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus' wasn't just a bestseller, but it also inspired Dr Niru Kumar who won Padma Shri this year.

Retired IAS Anup Chandra Pandey, former UP chief secy, appointed Election Commissioner

The Election Commission of India now has full strength, ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to be held in UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand in 2022.

EC confident of holding 5 assembly polls in 2022 on time, says CEC Sushil Chandra

CEC Sushil Chandra asserted that the poll panel has gained a lot of experience from conducting elections during the pandemic and can hold the assembly polls due next year on time.

BJP or TMC, we don’t know who’ll win Bengal, but we know who the loser is

While the EC has not really made itself proud in recent years, its conduct in the current assembly polls has established what it lacks — both a spine and teeth.

EC removes returning officers of 8 Bengal constituencies that go to polls in last 2 phases

Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab described the transfer of the eight returning officers as a routine move since they had held their posts for more than three years.

EC imposes Section 144 in 31 West Bengal assembly constituencies voting tomorrow

The order prohibits public gatherings in the constituencies spread over parts of three districts on Tuesday when the third phase of elections will be held.

Ahead of 6 April elections in Kerala, EC bans customary poll campaign finale Kottikalasham

Based on the request of the state Chief Electoral Officer, the Election Commission has approved the move. The finale is marked by celebrations and immense participation of crowds.

EC orders repoll, suspends officers over Assam ‘EVM theft’, BJP calls it Congress conspiracy

Election Commission ordered repoll at polling booth 179 of Ratabari seat after a video, which went viral Thursday, showed polled EVMs being transported in BJP MLA’s car.

BJP says Mamata Banerjee issuing threats to its supporters, files complaint with EC

In its letter to the EC, BJP said that despite 'pro-active' role of the poll panel, 'large- scale violence' has been reported in Bengal due to TMC chief's remarks.

ECI issues notices to 8 Assam newspapers over BJP advertisement claiming win on all 47 seats

The notices were sent to the newspapers following a complaint filed by Congress alleging that the advertisement violated a directive of the ECI.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.