Editorial: Free and fair

With the Election Commission of India announcing elections to Tamilnadu and Puducherry on 6 April, model code of conduct has come into immediate effect. Continue Reading

Those on poll duty to be vaccinated before elections: EC

Everyone on election duty for the upcoming polls for five assemblies will be vaccinated against Covid-19 before polling day, the Election Commission said. Continue Reading

EC upset with TN officials, seeks report

The Election Commission of India has expressed unhappiness over the performance of the State Excise department and Special Director General (enforcement) on seizure of cash during polls. It has sought a report from the State government. Continue Reading

TN polls: EC team continues discussions for 2nd day

A high level team from the Election Commission of India (ECI) led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, which arrived here on Wednesday to review the preparedness for the ensuing elections to the Tamilnadu Assembly slated to be held in April-May, continued its discussions for the second consecutive day today. Continue Reading

Top EC team to visit TN to review poll preparedness

A top team of Election Commission of India headed by the Chief  Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will visit Chennai on 10 and 11 February to review poll preparedness in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Election Commission chief has ‘zero tolerance’ to money power

With political parties apprehending violence and unrest in poll-bound West Bengal, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday said the poll panel has zero-tolerance to money and muscle power and misuse of the government machinery. Continue Reading

EC warns of action if social media misused to promote communal violence

The Election Commission has said stern action will be taken on proven reports about misuse of social media to promote communal and caste violence during the Bihar Assembly polls. Continue Reading