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J&K Block Development Council election results: New Delhi hails new and youthful leadership, but disregards local democracy's legitimacy crisis
New Delhi’s strategy rests on the assumption that time is on its side, but in months to come, that belief is likely to be sorely tested.
Narendra Modi lauds 'faith in democracy' after BJP manages win in 81 of 307 blocks in Jammu and Kashmir, hails 98% turnout in BDC polls
On Thursday, elections were held in 280 blocks of Jammu and Kashmir. When the election for BDCs was announced in September, the state government had said that the elections will take place on 316 blocks in total.
Jammu and Kashmir BDC election results: Independents win big as BJP's battle cry on Article 370 fails to resonate with voters
The election results of Block Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir have thrown up a surprise for Bharatiya Janata Party.
Jammu and Kashmir's Block Development Council elections record 98.3% turnout; all major parties except BJP boycott polls
The first democratic exercise in Jammu and Kashmir after the scrapping of its special status in August was held on Thursday.
Haryana Assembly polls: Webcasting to be used to monitor critical, vulnerable polling stations in state, says chief electoral officer
Webcasting would be done at 3100 critical and vulnerable polling stations in Haryana the live footage of which would be monitored in the control room set up at the headquarters in Chandigarh, said Haryana's chief electoral officer, Anurag Agarwal on Sunday
'Documentary content' removed from NaMo TV, BJP tells Delhi Chief Electoral Officer after EC order on pre-certifying programmes
Two days after the Election Commission directed that all recorded programmes displayed on NaMo TV be pre-certified, the BJP wrote to the Delhi poll body that 'documentary content' has been removed from the channel.
Election Commission team in Jammu and Kashmir to review 'poll preparedness' of state ahead of Lok Sabha election
The five-member Election Commission of India team is scheduled to meet seven national parties and three state parties during its stay, according to the office of the state's Chief Electoral Officer
Telangana records 73.2% voter turnout; Election Commission says 'following protocol' delayed final figures
The Election Commission on Saturday announced that 73.20 percent polling was registered in the Telangana Assembly elections on Friday. The announcement came more than 24 hours after polling ended in all 119 constituencies.
Ashish Kundra appointed as Mizoram's chief electoral officer after NGOs stage protests seeking replacement of ex-CEO SB Shashank
The Election Commission of India Thursday appointed IAS officer Ashish Kundra as poll-bound Mizoram's new chief electoral officer, replacing SB Shashank
Social media will be monitored for poll code violations, says Telangana Chief Electoral Officer ahead of Assembly elections
Social media posts of political parties and groups in poll-bound Telangana will come under the Election Commission's scanner to check for any objectionable content under the model code of conduct, state Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar has said.
Telangana EC dismisses reports of simultaneous state polls, asks media to verify poll-related info before publishing them
Chief Election Commissioner dismissed the possibility of simultaneous elections in Telangana, and said the new election schedule is yet to be announced.
There will be a nine-phase poll for Panchayat elections which will be held on non-party basis in Jammu Kashmir
Assam NRC final draft: OP Rawat says only Indians can participate in polls, seeks report from state chief electoral officer
The Election Commission has reportedly sought a detailed report from the Chief Electoral Officer of Assam on the draft NRC published on Monday.
Nagaland Assembly election: Only 29 nominations invalid out of 257 filed for 27 Feb election, says chief electoral officer
The Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha on Thursday said 227 nominations filed out of 257 for the 27 February Assembly polls have been found to be valid
Some 297 candidates, including 20 women, are in the fray for the 18 February Tripura Assembly polls, an official said on Sunday.
Nagaland Assembly Election 2018: Polls will be held as per schedule despite protests, insists chief electoral officer
Nagaland chief electoral officer Abhijit Sinha said that they are prepared to conduct 27 February Assembly polls despite several Naga civil society groups and political parties seeking deferment
Election authorities on Monday rejected a petition of Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken seeking cancellation of ND Gupta's nomination as the AAP's candidate for Rajya Sabha.
Final electoral rolls published in Tripura ahead of Assembly polls; 'third gender' option included for first time
The final electoral rolls of Tripura have been published with names of 25, 69,216 voters
During elections in the second phase in Gujarat, 1,700 of the critical poling booths will be covered under the web casting with constant monitoring of these booths.
RK Nagar bypoll: Returning officer rules out actor Vishal's plea against rejection of his nomination
The returning officer for the RK Nagar constituency ruled out entertaining actor's Vishal Krishna's plea against rejection of his nomination for the 21 December bypoll