IAS officers appointed to monitor revision of TN electoral rolls

Election Commission of India has appointed 10 IAS officers to monitor the ongoing special summary revision of photo electoral rolls 2021. Continue Reading

EC sets up committee to examine expenditure limits issues

Election Commission of India has constituted a committee comprising Harish Kumar, former IRS and DG (Investigation), Umesh Sinha, Secretary General and DG (Expenditure) to examine the issues concerning expenditure limit for a candidate in view of increase in number of electors and rise in Cost Inflation Index and other factors. 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

SC notice to ECI with regard to discrepancies in 2019 LS poll data

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) today on the pleas of two NGOs seeking a probe into alleged discrepancies between voter turnout and the number of votes counted in 347 constituencies during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Why winning Vikravandi, Nanguneri by-polls important for AIADMK, DMK?

Months after the Lok Sabha elections and by-polls in 22 Assembly constituencies, Tamilnadu is witnessing yet another political battle, this time in the form of by-elections in Vikravandi and Nanguneri. Continue Reading

Editorial: From bottom to top

Addressing party workers in Ambala, Nadda said there are hundreds of political parties registered with the Election Commission of India, with some of them recognised as State parties and a few as national ones, but none of them, except the BJP, gives primacy to its workers. Continue Reading

Editorial: Troubled times

The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and Communist Party of India now face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

Countdown starts: Fate of Modi, Rahul to be decided tomorrow

Hence, the fate of 822 candidates in LS elections and 406 in by-poll to 22 Assembly seats in Tamilnadu would be known when the counting begins at 8 am tomorrow morning and initial trends were likely to be known in the afternoon. Continue Reading

Miffed Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa opts out of EC meetings

The Congress today hit out at the Modi government over Lavasa recusing himself from EC meetings to discuss poll code violations, saying erosion of institutional integrity is the hallmark of the present dispensation. Continue Reading