Election Commission of India

Election regulatory body of India

Election Commission of India (Under CC License)

The Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, state Legislative Assemblies, state legislative Councils, and the offices of the President and Vice President of the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act. The commission has the powers under the Constitution, to act in an appropriate manner when the enacted laws make insufficient provisions to deal with a given situation in the conduct of an election. Being a constitutional authority, Election Commission is amongst the few institutions which function with both autonomy and freedom, along with the countryโ€™s higher judiciary, the Union Public Service Commission and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

Election Commission of India News and Videos   LIVE

โ„น๏ธ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
The petition was filed by Tej Bahadur, ex-BSF jawan and SP candidate, whose nomination to contest from Varanasi was rejected by the Election Commission. Yadav..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

The Election Commission issued notices to Trinamool Congress, Communist Party of India and Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday asking why their recognition as..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

EC will be sending show cause notice asking them as to why their national party status should not be revoked
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

You might like