The Election Commission has supported the government's idea to hold simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies but has made it clear that it will cost a lot and the Constitution will have to be amended to curtai
Against the backdrop of increasing use of money power to influence voters, the Election Commission is considering asking the government to change the electoral law to allow it to cancel polls on the ground of 'cash-for-vote'.
In wake of the ongoing controversy surrounding the alleged ‘sting operation’ ahead of the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections on June 11, the Congress Party today moved 14 independent MLAs from Karnataka to a hotel in Mumbai.
Hours after J Jayalalithaa assumed office as Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu government today effected shuffling of senior IPS officials besides transferring several IAS officers, reversing several changes made in the run up to po
Seeking to clear the air over Rs 570 crore cash seized by poll officials in Tamil Nadu, RBI today told the Madras High Court that it was being transferred as part of regular money movement under currency management function.
The 21 parliamentary secretaries, who filed their replies to the Election Commission (EC) stating they have not availed any benefit from the government, told the commission that it does not have the jurisdiction to hear the m
There has been a rush for registration of political parties, with as many as 239 new outfits enrolling themselves with the Election Commission between March, 2014 and July this year, taking their number to 1866.