Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicElection Commission

Topic: Election Commission

EC to announce election schedule for Gujarat, Himachal assembly polls today

The term of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly will end in January next year, while that of Gujarat in February 2023.

Freebies: EC wants voters to know financial fallout of poll promises, writes to parties

EC plans to prescribe a 'proforma' for political parties to furnish details of 'financial implications' of poll promises, and 'ways and means' to fund them.

After EC stick, YSRCP denies making Jagan Reddy lifetime president, ‘it was only our wish’

Resolution in July plenary to make the Andhra chief minister lifetime president was shot down by the leader himself, says party; EC had called the move anti-democratic.

EC asks YSRCP to clarify reports of Jagan Reddy becoming party’s permanent president

The YSRCP had earlier informed the EC that an internal enquiry was launched after reports emerged about Reddy becoming 'lifetime' president of the party.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren asks EC to clear confusion over his disqualification as an MLA

The chief minister said that they should be provided a copy of EC decision and opportunity for reasonable hearing at the earliest so that the atmosphere of uncertainty can be removed.

‘Closer to becoming a national party,’ Kejriwal on EC recognising AAP as state party in Goa

According to an EC letter shared by the CM, the poll panel has granted recognition to the AAP as a state party in Goa on reviewing the party's performance in the assembly polls. 

Election Commission announces poll date for Vice President on 6 August

The notification for the election to decide the successor of M Venkaiah Naidu will be issued on 5 July and the last date for filing of nomination papers will be 19 July.

Elections to choose India’s next President will be on 18 July, results 21 July

The ruling NDA is confident of victory, with a little help from Parliament friends like Jagan Mohan Reddy and Naveen Patnaik.

India’s election campaign financing needs reforms. Electoral bonds not the answer

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Karnataka Speaker says will summon EC for answers as Congress alleges ‘19 lakh missing EVMs’

Congress sourced statistics from response to a 2018 RTI application by activist Manoranjan S. Roy, filed with PSU Bharat Electronics Limited, which manufactures EVMs.

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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...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

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.