Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Election Commission

Police Observer inspects security arrangements

Election Commission of India has deputed Satish Kumar Gajbhiye as the Police Observer for Dimapur and Chumoukedima districts with regard to the forthcoming Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections.A report by DPRO Dimapur stated that any citizen who desires to file...

Documents for identification proof to cast vote

In view of the forthcoming assembly election to be held on February 27, the Election Commission has informed about several options that can be used as an identity proof to cast vote.Eligible citizens who do not have an elector’s...

Consultations with stakeholders must for electoral reforms: Rijiju

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said comprehensive consultations with stakeholders, including political parties, are essential for implementing electoral reforms.Referring to various proposals on electoral reforms moved by the Election Commission, he said consultations and discussions are a “symbol”...

Consider voting as contribution to nation building: Prez

As the Election Commission aims to ensure 75 per cent voter turnout in future elections, President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday urged people to consider voting as their contribution to nation building.She said people must vote with the spirit of...

EC special observers ask Tripura officials to take foolproof steps for Feb 16 polls

Three special observers of the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked officials in Tripura to take foolproof steps to hold the February 16 Assembly polls in a free, fair and transparent manner.The observers, who arrived in Agartala on Monday,...

EC to host global conference on ‘use of technology & elections integrity’

The Election Commission of India will host the second International Conference on the theme ‘Use of Technology and Elections Integrity’ here from Monday.The two-day conference will be inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and the concluding session will...

Poll panel reminds parties of law, poll code provisions

Ahead of assembly polls in three North Eastern states and various byelections, the Election Commission has reminded its field machinery and political parties of a law and provisions of the model code which prohibit the use of places of...

Six types of Election observers appointed for 3 North East states

The Election Commission has appointed six types of observers in three election-bound states - Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland - to monitor the poll process and related aspects closely.Election officials said on Friday that to conduct the polls “freely, fairly,...

Oppn parties question need for remote voting

Opposition parties on Monday questioned the need to deploy remote voting machines and urged the Election Commission to address the issue of urban apathy towards the poll process.“No opposition party wants to see the demonstration of a Remote Voting...

Poll schedule for 3 NE states to be announced by Jan 19

The schedule for the assembly election in three North Eastern states -- Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya -- is likely to be announced by January 19 by the Election Commission in Delhi, officials said on Monday.A senior official said that...