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‘Parties too should be brought within the ambit of funding limits’: V S Sampath

V S Sampath, whose term as CEC ends on Thursday, discusses party funding and convicted lawmakers.

WhatsApp messages to be under scanner during poll period: CEC

Action in blocking messages sent via WhatsApp would be taken wherever complaint of offensive materials were found


EC announces schedule for Delhi bypolls

The three constituencies – Mehrauli, Tuglakabad and Krishna Nagar – will go to polls on November 25.

All except NC want polls, EC team heads to Valley today

BJP spokesperson Khalid Jehangir said his party was also ready for polls.

No. of voters stands at 8.33 cr, up by 28 lakh since LS polls

The distribution has already started in 240 Assembly constituencies.

EC says monitoring situation for holding bypolls in Delhi

70-member Delhi assembly, BJP won 31 seats in the assembly elections held in December last year.


I-T asks Sampath to explain why he has claimed tax relief

Department says Hyderabad property sold by CEC not ‘residential’, so doesn’t qualify for exemption.

Not afraid of anyone, parties should show greater maturity: EC

We will not take action merely because somebody is complaining, said Sampath.

Election Commission launches online media channel for voter awareness

Voters can also view videos of EC brand ambassadors such as former President A P J Abdul Kalam and actor Aamir Khan on the e-link.

CEC warns officials but gives clean chit to CEO

A total of 6.24 crore electorate in West Bengal would cast their vote from 77,243 polling stations.