New Delhi, May 01: The Election Commission of India is likely to allow the polls to the legislative council in Maharashtra.
Polls are due to be held for nine council seats. These elections would give Maharashtra Chief Minster, Uddhav Thackeray an opportunity to get elected to the council. His six month deadline of being elected to the council ends on May 27.
New Delhi, June 05: There was a loud and clear message that was sent out on Tuesday. The Election Commission said that it would hold elections later this year and the schedule would be announced after the Amarnath Yatra.
However prior to this there was another announcement that was made. This related to the top ten terrorists in the Valley. A fresh hit list was prepared by the Union Home Ministry. Top sources tell OneIndia that there is a loud and clear message and that is the security forces have been asked to gun down these terrorists, before the elections can be conducted.
Hyderabad, Apr 01: Contrary to reports that ballot papers will be used at the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, the Election Commission of India has decided to go ahead with jumbo Electronic Voting Machines.
The constituency is witnessing a record fight, with 185 candidates filing their nominations. The EC has directed the state authorities to procure a M-3 sized EVM for polling instead of ballot papers. The EC directed the Electronic Corporation of India Limited to supply 26,820 ballot units, 22,420 control units and 2,600 VVPATs of M3 make for the elections.
Hyderabad, Oct 22: Elections are round the corner in Telangana and for the Election Commission, the biggest challenge would controlling the cash flow. The state intelligence unit says that cash would play a major factor in the elections and no party would leave any stone unturned the lure the voter with money in a bid to win this prestigious election.
Hyderabad, Sep 13: Amidst talk of the Telangana assembly elections being held in November, the Election Commission of India is looking at the possibility of holding poll simultaneously in Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan.
Combining all elections within a period year would be a better alternative to One Nation One Poll, the Election Commission said. The EC was asked by the Law Commission, what an alternative to One National One Poll could be.