Election Commission

  • LS polls: AAP alleges bogus voting in Haryana, says INLD behind it 13-04-2014 09:22 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party is alleging that bogus voting took place in 600 booths during elections in that took place in Gurgaon last week. The party has released an audio clip where one can reportedly hear a booth level officer alleging that bogus voting is taking place and he is...
  • News 360: EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan rallies in UP 11-04-2014 08:40 PM

    The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious offences under...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-04-2014 10:55 PM

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  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • Mamata vs EC: Is Mamata a law unto herself? 08-04-2014 10:43 PM

    The Election Commission has set a fresh deadline for the West Bengal government to transfer six of its officials on poll duty after its earlier deadline of 2.30 pm ended on Tuesday. However, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee finally bowed down before the Election Commission and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 08-04-2014 10:34 PM

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  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker 08-04-2014 08:47 PM

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. After being at the receiving end of several physical attacks during the election campaign, former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made it clear that he was willing...
  • A Billion Votes: Campaign for Lok Sabha elections ends in 91 seats 08-04-2014 08:21 PM

    The mood and colours of the last day of campaigning in all the 91 constituencies including Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshdweep go to polls on the April 10 along with parts of Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Bastar in...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir 07-04-2014 07:35 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • No bar on releasing manifesto but can't publicise it on voting day: EC 07-04-2014 01:07 PM

    The Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma was speaking to CNN-IBN about the release of manifesto by the Bharatiya Janata Party on election day. ...
  • EC ropes in Euphoria to urge Delhiites to vote 31-03-2014 10:57 AM

    The Delhi Election Commission held a unique music concert on Sunday night with Indie band Euphoria. The entry to the concert was free for all Delhiites and the message to the 8000 strong crowd was clear - go out and vote on April 10. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-03-2014 11:12 PM

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  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Sharad Pawar clarifies his comment on casting bogus votes 23-03-2014 11:01 PM

    Union Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday stoked a controversy when he asked his party workers to take advantage of the multi-phase polling in the state by "voting twice" but later sought to temper his remarks saying they were made in a "lighter vein". ...
  • e Lounge: Election Commission ropes in Aamir to spread voting awareness 20-03-2014 04:40 PM

    The Election Commission has roped in superstar Aamir Khan to spread awareness about the importance of voting and to urge people to cast their votes in the coming Lok Sabha elections. With this, Aamir joins the likes of Saina Nehwal, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Mary Kom in promoting awareness. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

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  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • Khurshid mocked EC as he knew Congress will lose elections: Modi 14-03-2014 03:24 PM

    Narendra Modi has hit out at External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for speaking against the Supreme Court and the Election Commission of India in a foreign land. ...
  • The Last Word: Is AAP vs BJP the real political battle this election? 10-03-2014 09:07 PM

    The day the Election Commission announced poll dates, Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in the national capital, Lucknow and Gujarat. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks panel of experts whether the real battle for 2014 Lok Sabha elections was between AAP and BJP. ...
  • BJP seat row: Decision on candidates by CEC, says Rajnath Singh 10-03-2014 07:00 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh said, "I cannot comment on what is being reported. Decision on candidates will be taken by the CEC. Even the decision on my seat will be taken by the CEC." ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Oscars, EC, Subrata Roy 09-03-2014 01:00 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Sahara supremo Subrata Roy, Oscars, the Election Commission and much more. ...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda pulls off record by laying 35 foundation stones 05-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda pulled off a record of sorts by laying foundation stones for 35 projects barely minutes before the Election Commission announced poll dates thereby beating the model code of conduct. ...
  • FTP: Is this election going to be marked by a culture of violence? 05-03-2014 10:57 PM

    The day the Election Commission announced the dates for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed in the national capital, Lucknow and Gujarat. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether this election going to be marked by a...
  • We want highest standards of public discourse: EC Zaidi 05-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Election Commissioner SNA Zaidi said that the panel wants highest standards of public discourse during the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Watch: What experts think of the Lok Sabha election schedule 05-03-2014 01:16 PM

    The Election Commission has announced that the Lok Sabha elections will be held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12 while the counting of votes will take place on May 16. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the attempt to ban opinion polls an over-reaction? 26-02-2014 10:18 PM

    A day after a private news network exposed the alleged malpractices by survey agencies, the Aam Aadmi Party has called for regulation of opinion polls. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav appealed to the Election Commission to set up a separate regulatory body for opinion polls. ...