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Gujarat election in sight, PM to visit state again

The Election Commission(EC) may announce the election dates for Gujarat in a week or so. PM Narendra Modi has a huge stake in this...

SC scolds ECI for not debaring convicted politicians

The Supreme Court on Wednesday scolded the Election Commission for not taking a clear stand on a plea seeking to bar convicted politicians for life. The...

Change of guard in EC today; Joti will take over from...

  Election Commissioner (EC) Achal Kumar Joti, a 1975-batch IAS officer who joined the three-member Commission as an Election Commissioner on May 8, 2015, will...

Parrikar secures own goal

  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar might have secured an own goal by asserting that constitutional authorities can become more corrupt than politicians when vested...

What’s wrong with the EC?

No one in the Nirvachan Sadan knows Tamil and this has prevented the EC from initiating appropriate action in the recent high-voltage TN political...

Vipul (IAS:2009) making another app for EC this time

With the Election Commission getting ready to announce the dates for polls in five states, an EC app is on the anvil. Punjab-based IAS...

IPS officer barred from visiting any poll-bound district

Acting on complaints, Election Commission has transferred a policeman in West Midnapore district and also instructed IPS officer Bharati Ghosh not to go to...

Speculations rife over Mamta’s fate

With polling for West Bengal's five out of six phases complete, and the fate of 269 of 294 assembly seats sealed, Mamta Banerjee's fate...

Soumen Mitra takes over as Kolkatta PC

  Soumen Mitra took over as the new Police Commissioner of Kolkata on Wednesday after Rajeev Kumar was removed from the post by the Election...

IT dept to assist EC in holding free & fair election

For the first time in history, the Income Tax department, as part of supporting the Election Commission in conducting free and fair polls in...

Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed as Election Commissioner

Former Gujarat Chief Secretary Achal Kumar Jyoti has been appointed as the Election Commissioner. Mr. Jyoti retired from active service in January, 2013 before serving in...

Nasim Ahmad Zaidi will be next Chief Election Commissioner

Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi (IAS:1976:UP) is all set to become the new Chief Election Commissioner. He will succeed H S Brahma Mr. Zaidi, assumed charge...