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Hold BBMP polls by May 30: HC

The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the State government and State Election Commission (SEC) to complete the entire electoral process for the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) polls before May 30. The court directed the government to publish ... Deccan Herald, 13 hours ago
Finish BBMP poll process by May 30: HC Times of India, 14 hours ago
Conduct BBMP election before May 30: HC Deccan Herald, 1 day ago

EC seeks strong law to curb black money in polls

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday sought "a strong law" to curb use of "black money" in polls, even as the national consultation on electoral funding saw a broad consensus emerging on setting up a "Trust" to channel corporate donations to political ...
 Deccan Herald14 hours ago EC Bats for a Strong Law on Political Funding  NDTV1 day ago Use of black money during polls has to be checked with strong law, says EC  First Post.com1 day ago EC for stringent law to deal with political funding  Business Standard1 day ago
A Semana Cape Verde

Parties for poll funds trust

The Election Commission today claimed there was consensus among political parties on banning direct funding by companies, saying they favoured setting up a poll panel-controlled "national electoral trust" for corporate donations. The announcement came after a ...
 The Telegraph12 hours ago Pol parties support trust under EC to disburse corporate  Business Standard19 hours ago Political parties support trust under EC to disburse corporate funding  Zee News18 hours ago PAICV National Political Commission and legislators move toward understanding on Political Office-Holders Statute  A Semana Cape Verde1 week ago

ECI suspends Pharenda bypoll after SC order

Following directives issued by the Supreme Court on Monday, the Election Commission of India has suspended all the electoral processes pertaining to by-poll to Pharenda assembly constituency located in Maharajganj district with immediate effect.
 Times of India17 hours ago

Election Commission for tough law to deal with poll funding

He said black money and money power, followed by muscle power create imbalances in electoral process and are not good for a healthy democracy. "Black money impinges democracy. Black money and muscle power disturb level playing field...though money cannot ...
 Economic Times1 day ago Experts discuss how to control money power in polls  Prokerala17 hours ago

Uzbekistan's election sees turnout at 91 per cent

commission said 91 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in today's presidential election, where victory by longtime authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion. The 77-year-old Karimov has led the former Soviet republic in Central Asia ...
 Business Standard1 day ago Uzbekistan's election sees turnout at 91 per cent  Zee News1 day ago

Polling stations re-open in Nigeria after voting extension

ed blows over the use of the technology. The country's electoral commission said some 300 of the 150,000 polling stations would be open from 0700 GMT to accredit voters after handheld devices to read biometric identity cards failed. Nigeria's ruling Peoples ...
 Business Standard2 days ago Polling Stations Open in Nigerian Presidential Election  NDTV3 days ago Repolling begins in two booths at Rohtas Nagar, Delhi Cantonment  Rediff.com1 month ago Election Commission gears up to ensure peaceful polling; 714 booths marked as 'critical'  Economic Times1 month ago

Apex court notice to Centre, EC on readjustment of reserved seats

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking "readjustment" of reserved Parliamentary and Assembly seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC and STs) in view of ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago New BC commission needed to fix loopholes  Times of India6 days ago Supreme Court scraps Jat reservation  Rediff.com2 weeks ago SC quashes Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC quota  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Nigeria's electoral commission says 82 percent of voter cards collected

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Attahiru Jega speaks at a news conference in Nigeria's capital Abuja ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's electoral commission head Attahiru Jega said on Tuesday about 56.7 million voter cards had ...
 Sharenet6 days ago Nigeria to close land, sea borders for Saturday election  Sharenet5 days ago Nigeria's Elections: Deciding the Fate of a Young Democracy  Huffington Post UK5 days ago West Africa votes: Nigeria at standstill, Ecowas urges Togo poll delay and tension over Guinea elections  Mail & Guardian Online5 days ago
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Political parties not participating in any election for a long time may lose their registration: EC

The Election Commission is planning to revoke registration of political parties which have never contested any election in the last 5-10 years.
 DNA1 week ago Again, police, political parties disagree over election procedures  Nigerian Tribune6 days ago Election Commission may revoke registration of parties which do not contest  Economic Times1 week ago Parties not contesting elections may lose registration  IndiaTV News1 week ago
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