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Manipur Tribal students body urges EC to reschedule assembly poll dates

The All Tribal Students’ Union (ATSUM) , Manipur has strongly urged the Election Commission to reschedule the date of polling for hill assembly constituencies to any other convenient date which does not fall on Sunday. The apex students’ body said that the election notification, which scheduled the poll date for February 27, a Sunday, is […]

9 months ago
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Negative COVID-19 report or full vaccination must for candidates to enter counting halls: EC

Candidates or their agents will not be allowed inside counting halls without a negative coronavirus report or without having both Covid-19 vaccine doses, the Election Commission said Wednesday in its latest guidelines for counting of votes on May 2. Issued amid spiralling coronavirus cases, the guidelines bar public gatherings outside venues during the counting process, […]

1 year ago
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No victory procession after counting on May 2: EC issues order to States, UT

In the wake of inconceivable gush in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Election Commission on Tuesday banned all victory processions on or after the day of counting of votes on May 2. The order copy by the Election Commission read, “In view of the surge in COVID 19 cases throughout the country, the Commission […]

1 year ago
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Three special observers appointed for Assam assembly polls

The Election Commission has appointed three special central observers for the assembly polls in Assam, according to a statement issued by the CEO’s office here on Thursday. Retired IAS officer Sudarshan Srinivasan was appointed as a special general observer, while former IPS officer Ashok Kumar was entrusted with the responsibility of special police observer for the elections. Former […]

2 years ago
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Election Commission arrives in Assam to review preparedness for upcoming Assembly polls

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora along with Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar arrived here at Guwahati on Monday on a three-day-long programme to review the poll preparedness for the upcoming Assembly elections in the State. After their arrival, the Election Commission (EC) held a discussion with Nitin Khade, CEO, Assam and the Police […]

2 years ago
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Chief Election Commissioner to visit Assam to review poll preparedness

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora is scheduled to arrive in Assam on Monday on a three-day visit to take stock of preparations for assembly polls due in March-April, officials said. The CEC will hold separate meetings with senior officials of the state government, including the chief secretary, home secretary, director general of police, chief electoral […]

2 years ago
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People left out of Assam NRC can vote until declared foreigners by tribunals, says EC

In a major relief to those left out of the NRC, the Election Commission has reiterated those who failed to make the cut will continue to have their right to vote until declared foreigners by tribunals. According to the Election Commission, D-Voters will remain on Assam’s electoral roll unless their case is decided by a […]

3 years ago
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EC seizes cash, liquor, drugs worth around Rs 3,450 cr during LS polls

After the conclusion of the seventh and the final phase of Lok Sabha election on Sunday, the Election Commission stated that the enforcement agencies have seized unaccounted cash, illicit liquor, drugs, gold and freebies worth around 3,450 crore rupees since the Lok Sabha polls were announced on 10th of March. The seizure is nearly three […]

3 years ago
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CPI-M to participate in repoll in 168 polling booths of West Tripura LS seat

The CPI(M) in Tripura has decided to participate in the repolls scheduled to be held in 168 polling booths in the West Tripura Lok Sabha constituency on May 12. The decision was taken after their writ petition challenging the Election Commission’s decision for repolling was rejected by the Supreme Court. The decision to participate in […]

3 years ago
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EC likely to announce repoll at 131 booths in West Tripura seat

The Election Commission is likely to announce re-polls in as many as 131 polling stations in West Tripura constituency. This development has come to light following a fax message from the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Tripura Government that has been accessed by Northeast Live. According to the message to the Tripura Chief Secretary, […]

3 years ago