Tag Archives: Election Commission

Election to Congress president post to be held by October 15

The Congress has at last commenced the procedure of its hierarchical surveys long past due that will come full circle with the race of the Congress President by October 15.

Congress to Complaint with Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

On Monday, Congress said that it will lodge a complaint with the EC against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement during the UP Assembly Elections campaign at Fatehpur rally.

Election Commission announces dates of assembly polls of five states

Over 16 crore people will vote in this year's assembly elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Goa, the Election Commission said while announcing the poll dates by Sanjeev Nanda

NEW DELHI: Over 16 crore people will vote in this year’s assembly elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Goa – the Election Commission said while announcing the poll dates.

Here’s how it stacks up:-
a) Goa to go on polls on February 4
b) Punjab to face vote on February 4
c) Uttarakhand February 15
d) Manipur (2 phases) March 4 and 8
e) Uttar Pradesh (7 phases) 1st phase Feb 11, 2nd phase Feb 15, 3rd phase Feb 19

Trinamool Congress recognised as national party

After winning two consecutive Assembly polls in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee on Friday added yet another feather to her cap with her Trinamool Congress being extended the national party status by the Election Commission.

Sources in the poll panel, quoting an order, said the Trinamool Congress has satisfied one of the conditions mentioned in the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 to be recognised as a national party — having been recognised as a State party in at least four States.