08 Mar 2014
New Delhi: In a bid to raise the voting awareness among women, the Election Commission on Saturday organised various camps, cultural programmes and workshops in the national capital.
06 Mar 2014
Hyderabad: The Election Commission has placed orders estimated at more than Rs 300 crore with the Electronics Corporation of India Ltd and Bharat Electronics Ltd to deliver Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
06 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani appeared to be on the same page as Narendra Modi, a rarity since the bitterness which apparently arose between them over the latter being named as PM candidate. The ex-deputy PM has thrown his weight behind the Gujarat Chief Minister's view that there that there should be compulsory voting along with the None-of-the-Above option.
27 Feb 2014
Jaipur: Rajasthan Election Commission on Wednesday asked the education department to conduct awareness programmes among electorate for voting in the state.
26 Feb 2014
Washington: As democracies across the globe fight challenges related to electronic voting systems, here comes a smart phone-based on voting system that can well be incorporated into the current large-scale election process, shows promising research.
24 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking its direction to allow defence personnels to cast their votes in the constituencies where they are posted.
30 Jun 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advocated for electoral reforms including introduction of Right to Reject and compulsory voting, saying these measures would bring good people to politics.
20 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Our country vote-bank comprises youth in huge numbers. More than two crore voters in the country are aged between 18 and 19 years, the Election Commission said on Thursday.
08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Cross-voting by Left and Congress MLAs on Friday helped Trinamool Congress gain an extra seat in West Bengal while a similar action by Congress MLAs in Andhra Pradesh saw TRS making its debut in Rajya Sabha as high drama marked the polls to the Upper House in the two states.