Election commission

Body which oversees elections

An election commission is a body charged with overseeing the implementation of electioneering process of any country. The formal names of election commissions vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and may be styled an electoral commission, a central or state election commission, or an election board, an electoral council or an electoral court. Election commissions can be independent, mixed, judicial or executive. They may also be responsible for electoral boundary delimitation. In federations there may be a separate body for each subnational government. An election commission has a duty to ensure elections are conducted in an orderly manner.

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INDIA bloc leaders — Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) president Uddhav Thackeray — also called for a..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Election Commission seeks detailed report from Odisha DGP to take strict action during Model Code of Conduct period. Exemplary action in Andhra Pradesh with..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Election Commission's response to an appeal by the Association for Democratic Reforms, an NGO, expressing concern about..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Trinamool Congress lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against BJP's Tamluk candidate Abhijit Gangopadhyay for misogynistic remarks towards Mamata..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Comedian Shyam Rangeela's nomination affidavit against PM Modi from Varanasi was rejected by the Election Commission. Out of 55 candidates, 36 forms were..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

A delegation of senior BJP functionaries, including S Jaishankar, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, and Anil Baluni, approached the Election Commission to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

YSRCP MLA Annabathuni Sivakumar got into a physical altercation at a polling station in Vijayawada after attempting to skip the queue and slapping a voter who..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The overall turnout for 2019 does not include the delimited seat of Srinagar, which recorded the lowest turnout this time round, at 38%. It was, however, the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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