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12.08.2014 Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgment  dated 09.05.2014 in C.A.No 4261 of 2007 – Election of elected candidate would be void if a Court finds a case of misinformation or suppressing of material information in the affidavit filed with nomination paper. English / Hindi
04.08.2014 Bye election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Punjab, 2014, poll for which is scheduled to be taken on 21st August, 2014- Commission's Order regarding identification of electors at the polling station.
11.07.2014 Bye-Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Uttrakhand, 2014, poll for which is scheduled to be taken on 21st July, 2014 - Commission's Order regarding identification of electors at the polling station
10.07.2014 Bye-Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Uttrakhand - Commission's Order regarding ban on exit poll.
12.06.2014 Commission's order regarding identification of electors at the polling station during poll to be taken on 20.06.2014 for Karnataka Legislative Council.
12.06.2014 Commission's order regarding identification of electors at the polling station during poll to be taken on 20.06.2014 for Maharashtra Legislative Council.
16.05.2014 General Election to the House of the People, 2014 and simultaneous elections to the legislative assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim, 2014 – Observation of process of counting of votes- Regarding.
14.05.2014 Format for recording tally of Postal ballot papers- regarding.
12.05.2014 Important instruction relating to initiating of action for violation of election laws-regarding.
12.05.2014 Manner of voting in Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies
26.04.2014 Filing of false affidavit in Form-26 – Complaint to file petition before Competent Court - regarding
26.04.2014 Election related campaign activities undertaken by persons other than political parties and candidates-Guidelines
25.04.2014 Payment of ex-gratia compensation to family of polling personnel who die or sustain injuries while on election duty – regarding.
25.04.2014 Certificate of political advertisement – regarding.
17.04.2014 Additional facility for e-filing of affidavit (form-26) of criminal cases, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications by candidates- Guidelines for ROs.
15.04.2014 Broadcasting of films of actors, who are contesting election on, TV channels - regarding
14.04.2014 Telecast of political advt. on Doordarshan – clarification – regarding.
12.04.2014 Guidelines regarding applications received from individuals seeking pre-certification of ads of political nature on TV Channels/ Cable Network/ Radio-clarification
11.04.2014 Certification of political advertisement – regarding.
11.04.2014 General Election to Lok Sabha 2014- Application of Model Code of Conduct - display of political functionaries, construction site plaque etc. - clarification.
10.04.2014 General Election to the Lok Sabha, 2014 - Consolidated Instructions on use of vehicles during elections - regarding.
08.04.2014 Appointment of Election Agent-Regarding.
04.04.2014 Nomination of member of Press Council of India in the State level MCMC – regarding.
03.04.2014 Current General Elections and Bye-Elections- Commission's Order regarding ban on exit poll.
02.04.2014 Current General Elections to the House of the People, 2014 –use of EVMs with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail System (VVPAT)-reg.
02.04.2014 Current General Elections and Bye-Elections- Commission's Order regarding identification of electors at the polling station.
01.04.2014 Direction regarding use of EVMs for this current elections.
01.04.2014 Prohibition of Appointment of sitting Minister/MP/MLA/MLC as Election Agent, Polling Agent or Counting Agent – Clarification regarding.
31.03.2014 Permission for allotment of liquor vends/finalization of wholesales liquor sale during the period of operation of the Model Code of Conduct-reg.
29.03.2014 Issue of Electricity tariff and related order by State Electricity Regulatory Commission –reg.
29.03.2014 Model Code of Conduct- References from Ministries and department of Govt of India on financial matter-Clarification-Regarding
27-03-2014 Model Code of Conduct- Standing Instructions on matter pertaining directly to defence forces.
25-03-2014 General Elections- Enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct– reg.
25-03-2014 Payment of Ex-gratia compensation to families of polling personnel who die or sustain injuries while on election duty-regarding
21-03-2014 Release of funds for ongoing agricultural schemes and permission for normal purchase and distribution of inputs for the ensuing Kharif season– reg.
21-03-2014 Distribution of Photo Voter Slips to the Electors by BLOs - reg.
20-03-2014 Instructions relating to deletion of all references on politicians/Ministers on the official website during election period of General/Bye-elections to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies– reg.
20-03-2014 General Elections – Enforcement of Model Code of Conduct - Regarding.
20-03-2014 General Elections to Lok Sabha, 2014 – Commencement of Counting of Votes – Regarding.
20-03-2014 General Elections to Lok Sabha, 2014 – instruction regarding Single Window System for Public Meeting/Rallies/Processions, use of Loudspeakers and use of vehicles for election campaigning as well as use of non-commercial/remote/uncontrolled airports/helipads.
19-03-2014 Biennial Elections to the Bihar Legislative Councils from Graduate's and Teachers' Constituencies, poll for which is scheduled to be taken on 23rd March, 2014- Commissioner's order regarding identification of electors
19-03-2014 Biennial Elections to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Councils from Graduate's and Teachers' Constituencies, poll for which is scheduled to be taken on 23rd March, 2014- Commissioner's order regarding identification of electors.
19-03-2014 Elections – star campaigners - clarification
19-03-2014

Optional facility of e-filing of Affidavit in Form-26-instruction to all CEOs and Political Parties.

18-03-2014 Model Code of Conduct- Ban on Video Conferencing.
18-03-2014 Provision for "None of the above" option on ballot paper for elections to State Legislative Council – regarding.
18-03-2014 General elections to Lok Sabha, 2014 and General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh and Bye Elections to fill the clear vacancies in Assembly Constituencies of various States- Grant of Paid Holiday – Regarding.
18-03-2014 General Elections to the Lok Sabha, 2014 – Prohibition on Sale of Liquor - Regarding
13-03-2014 Facilities to be provided to differently abled electors
11-03-2014 General Elections to the House of the People, 2014 and the State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim - Protection of voting rights of electors subjected to Preventive Detention - regarding.
11-03-2014 Prevention of defacement of Property & other campaign related items-Clarification regarding use of flags of political parties/candidate.
07-03-2014 Guidelines for issue of Postal Ballot Papers.
07-03-2014 Guidelines for issue of Election Duty Certificate
05-03-2014 Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules, 2014- Amendment of Rule 90 of Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 –Increase in maximum limit of election expenses-regarding.
05-03-2014 Application to Model Code of Conduct – General Election to Lok Sabha – 2014 and simultaneous elections to State Legislative Assemblies in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim and certain bye-elections-reg.
05-03-2014 General Election to Lok Sabha – 2014 and simultaneous elections to State Legislative Assemblies in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim and certain bye-elections- Release of funds under MPs'/MLAs' Local Area Development Scheme.
04-03-2014 Advisory regarding use of National Flag in rallies of political parties.
03-03-2014 Affidavits filed by candidates- dissemination thereof.
28-02-2014 Fixing uniform rate of remuneration to the officers/officials deployed on election duty -Regarding
27-02-2013 Provision for "None of the above" option on ballot paper for elections to State Legislative Council-regarding.
22-02-2014 Affidavits File by the candidates with their nomination paper-disclosure of assets and liabilities by candidates-assets and liabilities in Foreign countries-clarification
05.02.2014 Provision of NOTA option - clarification - regarding.
27.01.2014 Standardised Voting Compartment at Polling Stations -Regarding.
27.01.2014 Polling Day Facilitation of Voters at Polling Stations –Regarding.
27.01.2014 Assessment and lnventory of Polling Stations - Basic Minimum Facilities (BMF) to be Provided - Regarding.
24.01.2014 Provision for "None of the above" option on ballot paper for elections to Rajya Sabha - Regarding
16.01.2014 Amendment to Form 17 A appended to the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 -reg
15.01.2014 General Election to House of the People (Lok Sabha), 2014 –Transfer/Posting of Officers-regarding.
09.01.2014 Preparation of Due-Constitution Notification-Regarding.
7.12.2013 Clarification on 'None of the above' - counting of votes - reg.
5.12.2013 Counting of postal ballots – additional instructions
4.12.2013 Voting through postal ballots – additional instructions for more transparency- regarding.
4.12.2013 Counting of votes polled on EVMs– additional instructions for more transparency- regarding.
4.12.2013 Counting of votes polled on EVMs– additional instructions for more transparency- regarding.
4.12.2013 Counting of postal ballots – additional instructions
27.11.2013 Amendment to the Registration of Electors Rules, 1960 -regarding
24.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi and bye-elections to fill the casual vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu – Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of Poll - Regarding
20.11.2013 Elections using VVPAT System - Format for declaration under Rule 49MA
20.11.2013 Use of EVMs with Printers – Format of declaration under rule 49MA of C.E Rules, 1961 – regarding. English / Hindi
14.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi – Commission's Order regarding use of VVPAT in 40 New Delhi Assembly Constituencies in NCT of Delhi. English / Hindi
14.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly, 2013 – Commission's Order regarding use of VVPAT in 10 Assembly Constituencies in Mizoram
12.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi – Commission's Order regarding use of EVM. English / Hindi
12.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi – Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.English / Hindi
12.11.2013 Views of political parties on the proposal regarding opinion polls.
12.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly, Rajasthan – Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.English / Hindi
11.11.2013 Bye-Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.
7.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan, NCT of Delhi, Tamil Nadu & Gujarat, 2013 - Exit Poll - regarding. ( English / Hindi )
7.11.2013 General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station. ( English / Hindi )
6.11.2013 General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Mizoram- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.
5.11.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Mizoram – Commission's Order regarding use of EVM .
31.10.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card. ( English / Hindi )
30.10.2013 Provision for 'None of the above' - Regarding. ( English / Hindi )
18.10.2013 The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Act, 2013 - reg.
15.10.2013 Bye election to the Legislative Assembly, 2013 - Exit Poll – regarding.
15.10.2013 General Elections to the State Legislative Assemblies, 2013 – Protection of voting rights of electors subjected to preventive detention
15.10.2013 The Conduct of Election (Amendment) Rules, 2013-reg.
11.10.2013 Provision for "Non of the above" option on the EVM/Ballot Paper - Instruction
11.10.2013 Provision for "None of the above" option on the EVM/Ballot Paper- Instructions.
09.10.2013 The Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2013-reg.
30.09.2013 Judgment dated 13-09-13 of the Hon'ble SC in WP (C) No. 121 of 2008- Resurgence India vs. ECI and other, regarding filing of incomplete affidavit of candidates.
06.09.2013 Disqualification for conviction under Section 8 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951-Clarification – regarding.
06.09.2013 Reimbursement of TA of polling personnel and observer for attending judicial proceedings on behalf of the Commission after retirement – regarding.
21.08.2013 Notification regarding ban on exit poll during Bye-election to the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland
19.08.2013 Bye-Elections to the State Legislative Assembly of Nagaland - Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the pooling station.
08.08.2013 Bye-Elections to the State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka - Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the pooling station.
08.08.2013 Bye-Elections to the State Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh - Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the pooling station.
07.08.2013 Supreme Court Judgement in W.P(C) Nos. 490 of 231 of 2005.
02.08.2013 Notification regarding ban on exit poll during Bye-election to the House of the people of Karnataka State.
02.08.2013 Notification regarding ban on exit poll during Bye-election to the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh
30.07.2013 Civil Appeal Nos. 3040-3041 of 2004- The Chief Election Commissioner etc. Vs. Jan Chaukidar (Peoples Watch) and Ors.-reg.
18.06.2013 Preparatory activities for Exercise of Franchise by persons on election duty-reg.
17.06.2013 Election to the council of states, appointment of authorized agents –reg.
12.06.2013 Affidavits filed by candidates – complaints/counter affidavits filed against the statements in the affidavits – dissemination thereof.
03.06.2013 Bye election to the House of the People, 2013 - Exit Poll – regarding.
28.05.2013 Bye-Election to the House of the People of the West Bengal State - Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.
04.05.2013 Notification regarding ban on exit poll during General Election to Legislative Assembly of Karnataka.(Modified)
02.05.2013 Counting of voters – Randomization of counting staff – Regarding.
15.04.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station
11.04.2013 Notification regarding ban on exit poll during General Election to Legislative Assembly of Karnataka.
22.03.2013 General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka – Provision of Rule 49 O of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, regarding electors deciding not to vote
21.03.2013 Standard Operating Procedure to be adopted by the officer/officials involved in implementation and execution of the Election Expenditure Monitoring – Reg.
14.03.2013 Procedure for reporting of true and correct account of election expenses by the candidates – matter reg
20.02.2013 Affidavit to be filed by the candidates with their nomination paper - regarding.
07.02.2013 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Nagaland- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.
07.02.2013 General-Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura and bye elections to the Legislative Assemblies- 2013 - Exit Poll – regarding.
06.02.2013 General-Election to the State Legislative Assembly, 2013– Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Cards.
31.01.2013 General-Election to the State Legislative Assembly, 2013– Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Cards.
24.01.2013 Bye-election to the Council of States from Maharashtra – Declaration of 'Dry Day' – regarding.
21.01.2013 Filing of nominations and scrutiny of nomination papers- additional measures to ensure transparency/accountability.
19.11.2012 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat- Commission's Order regarding use of Electors Photo Identity Card and other alternative documents for identification of electors at the polling station.
6.11.2012 Handbook for Returning officer for election to the Council of States & State Legislative Councils-1992 (reprint-1996) - amendments - Regarding.
1.11.2012 Clarification about categories of persons and staff to be treated as "Voters on election duty" for the purpose of postal ballot facility.
17.10.2012

Electors deciding not to vote under Rule 49O- Procedure  to be followed – Collection of figures from Form 17C at the time of counting of votes polled for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies  of  Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat on 20-12-2012.

18.10.2012 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh- Commission's Order regarding use of Electoral Photo Identity Cards. English  Hindi
16.10.2012 Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers for Police Officers on poll duty - regarding.
15.10.2012 Notification regarding ban on Exit Poll during General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat
12.10.2012 Affidavits filed by the candidates with their nomination paper-uploading on website- regarding .
26.09.2012 Affidavit to be filed by the candidates with their nomination paper- regarding.
17.09.2012 Clarification on initiating action against a person violating election laws-regarding.
12.09.2012Time-Bound Preparatory Training for SR 2013 - of EROs, AEROs, ACMTs at district level, and of BLOs within ACs.
10.09.2012Revised format of Affidavit to be filed by the candidates with their nomination paper w.e.f. 01-08-2012- clarification.
27.08.2012Measures to check 'Paid News' during elections i.e. advertisement in garb of news in Media and related matters – revised guidelines – regarding.
24.08.2012Affidavit to be filed by the candidates with their nomination paper- modification of format - regarding.   corrigendum
13.08.2012Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers for Police Officers on poll duty -regarding.
13.08.2012Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers for Drivers/conductors and cleaners of vehicles requisitioned on poll duty -regarding.
13.08.2012Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers for employees on poll duty - regarding.
27.07.2012 Misuse of religious institutions for political purposes – regarding.
20.07.2012Affidavits filed by the candidates with their nomination paper clarification – regarding
2.07.2012Protocol for First Level Checking (FLC) of EVMs- modifications
29.06.2012Data entry of Election petition status and physical verification of EVMs
26.04.2012Bye-elections to the Lok Sabha/State Legislative Assemblies – instructions on enforcement of Model Code of Conduct- – regarding
24.04.2012Application of Model Code of Conduct- Bye-Elections to the Parliamentary Constituency/ Legislative Assemblies of the States of Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal
24.04.2012Release of funds under MPs'/MLAs' Local Area Development Scheme
23.04.2012Electronic Voting Machines-EVM Tracking Software- regarding.
12.04.2012Replacement of original Real Time Clock Battery during First Level Checking of EVMs - regarding.
3.03.2012Arrangements for counting of votes- regarding.
1.03.2012Arrangements for counting of votes- regarding.
14.02.2012Security measures for polled Electronic Voting Machines stored in Strong Rooms for counting of votes - regarding.
10.02.2012Providing a piece of cotton cloth/duster to polling parties for removing ink from the thumb of illiterate voters after getting their thumb impression in Form-17-A – Regarding.
8.02.2012Scrutiny of Form-17A and other documents-reg.
20.01.2012 Comprehensive instructions on Electronic Voting Machines- regarding.
18.01.2012 Prevention of defacement of property and other campaign related items - revised instructions - regarding.
28.12.2011Celebration of Republic Day – attendance of political functionaries.
26.12.2011Data Entry of all Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) data in EVM tracking software - regarding.
26.12.2011Scrutiny of nomination papers – Offices exempted from disqualification for holding office of profit - regarding.
26.12.2011Scrutiny of nomination papers – Offices exempted from disqualification for holding office of profit - regarding (Hindi Version).
24.12.2011Special revision of electoral roll w.r.t 1.1.2012 – final publication – regarding
24.12.2011Application of Model Code of Conduct – General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand -regarding.
24.12.2011Release of funds under MPs’/MLAs’ Local Area Development Scheme.
14.12.2011Best Electoral Practices Award to the nominated DEOs/SPs - reg.
13.12.2011General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa & Manipur – Appointment of Voters’ Awareness Observers-reg.
01.12.2011General Elections to the State Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh – Transfer/Posting of Officers – regarding
01.11.2011National Voters’ Day (25th January) – 2012.
01.11.2011National Voters’ Day (25th January) – 2012.
11.10.2011 Restrictions on presence of political functionaries in a constituency after the campaign period is over.
11.10.2011 General/Bye-elections to the Lok Sabha/State Legislative Assemblies/Councils-period of enforcement of Model Code of Conduct- regarding.
13.09.2011Instructions on Election Expenditure Monitoring for UP,Punjab,Uttarakhand,Manipur and Goa - September 2011
01.09.2011 Affidavit filed by the candidates with their nomination papers - regarding.
05.08.2011 Biennial/Bye-elections to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha), 2011 - Information related to nominations/declaration of result - reg.
12.07.2011Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls with reference to 1st January, 2012 as the qualifying date – SVEEP plan for maximisation of enrolment – regarding.
14.05.2011 Model Code of Conduct - regarding.
09.05.2011 General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies 2011 - Exit Poll - regarding.
07.05.2011 Arrangements for Counting - regarding.
07.05.2011 Action to be taken during counting of votes in case Presiding Officer does not press CLOSE button of CU at the end of poll.
05.05.2011 Arrangements for counting - regarding.
04.05.2011 Model Code of Conduct- Tours of Chief Minister and Ministers of Union Govt. - regarding.
29.04.2011 Procedure to be adopted in the polling stations in case there is a complaint from a voter regarding candidate lamp of the Ballot Unit at voting time
28.04.2011 Action to be taken in case of malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) during counting
05.04.2011 Model Code of Conduct for the guidelines of political parties and candidates in connection with Meeting of Municipalities - regarding.
03.04.2011 Clarification regarding Second Randomization of EVMs.
01.04.2011 Model Code of Conduct - Tours of Chief Minister - regarding.
28.03.2011 General Election to Legislative Assembly 2011 - Vehicle permit for district office bearers of recognized political party - regarding.
28.03.2011 Request of Political Parties for vehicle permission for transporting publicity material.
24.03.2011 Clarification regarding Second Randomization of EVMs.
23.03.2011 Clarification that the candidates are required to furnish details of deposits in bank, post office, etc. under the heading "Details of Moveable Assets" but it is not necessary to mention the Account Number in the revised format of Affidavit
23.03.2011 General Election to Legislative Assembly, 2011 - Vehicle permit for district office bearers of recognized political party - regarding.
23.03.2011 General Elections to the Legislative Assembly to Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry - Request of Political Parties for vehicle permission for transporting publicity material - regarding.
23.03.2011 General elections to the Legislative Assembly to Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry - permission to fly party flags of parties having alliance or seat sharing in the elections - reg.
23.03.2011 General elections to the Legislative Assembly to Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry - security cover for vulnerable areas - regarding.
23.03.2011 General election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry, 2011 - use of helicopters by candidates, political leaders etc for campaign purposes - maintenance of proper record thereof
22.03.2011 An overseas elector who is outside India contesting an election can take the oath before the diplomatic or consular representative of India in the country where the candidate happens to be.
22.03.2011 Composition of polling party with two polling officers in the event of shortage of polling staff - duties to be performed by the two Polling officers.
19.03.2011 General Election to the State Legislative Assembly to West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry - regarding.
19.03.2011 Utilization of Voter's Slips as an alternate Voter ID - Modification of instructions on Voter Slips - regarding.
18.03.2011 New guidelines of the Commission for expenditure monitoring & Appointment of an additional agent for expenditure matters forwarded to all recognised political parties.
18.03.2011 New guidelines of the Commission for expenditure monitoring & Appointment of an additional agent for expenditure matters forwarded to all CEOs.
17.03.2011 Format in which the lists of members of the legislative assemblies and the members of the electoral college of a Union Territory, are to be maintained for the purposes of elections to the Council of States and State Legislative Council
16.03.2011 Checking of Affidavits when they are filed to ensure they are in the revised format and all columns are filled up legibly.
15.03.2011 Drafting of polling personnel for election duty Randomization of polling personnel regarding.
14.03.2011 Ban on conduct of exist poll during G.E. to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Puducherry.
14.03.2011 Direction about use of EVM for conduct of poll during the G.E. to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Puducherry.
13.03.2011 General Election to Legislative Assembly, 2011- violation of MCC - Regarding.
11.03.2011 General Election to Legislative Assembly, 2011 - Poll - Reg.
10.03.2011 Electors deciding not to vote under Rule 49 O - procedure to be followed - Collection of figures from Form 17C at the time of counting - regarding.
10.03.2011 Drafting of retired Police personnel and ex-servicemen for election duty - Reg.
05.03.2011 Election Expenditure Monitoring - Regarding
05.03.2011 General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala,Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry - Counting of Votes - regarding.
05.03.2011 SECURITY AND LAW & ORDER-SENSITIVITY
05.03.2011 Vulnerability Mapping
04.03.2011 Counting Of Votes Videography of proceedings at each counting table and display thereof on the display panel - Regarding.
01.03.2011 Release of funds under MPs / MLAs Local Area Development Scheme.
01.03.2011 Application of Model Code of Conduct - General elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry - regarding.
25.02.2011 Revised format for filing affidavit regarding criminal background, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications.
25.02.2011 Revised format for filing affidavit regarding criminal background, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications (Hindi Version).
25.02.2011 Revised ceiling of election expenditure
18.02.2011 Distributing voters slip to the voters by District Administration - reg.
18.02.2011 Requisition of Staff for election purpose - regarding.
08.02.2011 Affidavits filed by the candidates with their nomination paper.
21.01.2011 Parameters for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry General Election, 2011
14.12.2010 General Elections to the State Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry - Transfer / Posting of Officers - regarding
08.12.2010 Protocol for First Level Checking of EVMs - regarding.
20.11.2010 Action to be taken in case of malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) during counting of votes.
25.10.2010 Mandatory conduct of mock poll and certification thereof.
22.10.2010 Monitoring of production, storage and distribution of liquor during election - Regarding.
23.09.2010 Preparation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during elections- reg.
17.09.2010 Loaning of EVMs to State Election Commissions for conducting local bodies elections - regarding.
13.08.2010 EVM awareness programmes and EVM training- regarding.
04.08.2010 Protocol for First Level Checking (FLC) of EVMs.
28.07.2010 Use of School/College/Educational Institution premises for the purpose of elections and setting up of Strong Rooms/Counting Centre - regarding.
22.07.2010 Bye - election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly July 2010 - regarding - identification of voters - particulars of document produced
08.06.2010 Measures to check Paid News during elections i.e. advertising in the garb of news in Media
03.05.2010 Storage and Safety arrangement of EVMs - regarding.
17.03.2010 The Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2009- Providing for appeal against the order of the ERO on Applications filed during continuous updation, Increase in security deposit for contesting election & ban on exit polls came into effect from 01-02-2010.
10-04-2010 Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961 – Return of Election in Form 21E- order of names-reg.
24.02.2010 Biennial/Bye - Elections to the Legislative Councils from Council Constituencies Instructions - regarding.
05.01.2010 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from Local Authorities Constituencies - Clarification regarding.
04.01.2010 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from 35 Local Authorities Constituencies - Videography at polling stations during poll - regarding.
04.01.2010 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from 35 Local Authorities Constituencies - Deployment of Micro Observers at all Polling Stations during poll - regarding.
04.01.2010 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from Local Authorities Constituencies - various instructions - regarding.
31.12.2009 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from 35 Local Authorities Constituencies - Various Instructions - regarding.
31.12.2009 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from 35 Local Authorities Constituencies - Deployment of Micro Observers at all Polling Stations during poll - regarding.
30.12.2009 Requisition of Staff for election purpose - Regarding.
29.12.2009 Biennial /Bye-Elections to the Legislative Council - Deployment & Duties of Observers - Regarding.
25.12.2009 Biennial Election to Legislative Council from Local Authorities Constituencies - Instructions - regarding.
23.12.2009 Biennial Election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from 35 Local Authorities Constituencies - Videography at polling stations during poll - regarding.
30.10.2009 Mandatory conduct of Mock Poll and certification therein.
15.09.2009 Application of Model Code of Conduct - Proposal to ban conventions based on Caste, religion or language after announcement of Elections - regarding.
13.08.2009 Application of Model Code of Conduct - Clarification on unfurling of National Flag on the Independence Day Celebration - regarding.
18.05.2009 Model Code of Conduct - Delegation of powers to dispose off Model Code of Conduct references of routine nature - regarding.
18.05.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct during general elections - Clarification - Regarding.
15.05.2009 Counting of Votes - regarding.
15.05.2009 Restriction on the number of persons who may accompany the candidate for receiving the certificate of Election.
14.05.2009 Counting Centres Observers - regarding.
13.05.2009 Appointment of counting agents.
12.05.2009 Security Measures for Electronic Voting Machine - regarding.
12.05.2009 Election/Polling/Counting Agent - prohibition against appointment of Minister/MP/MLA/MLC etc. - regarding.
12.05.2009 Security Measures for Electronic Voting Machine - regarding.
12.05.2009 Interpretation of Rules regarding assignment of Counting Agents for the Lok Sabha counting of 16th May 2009 - regarding.
09.05.2009 Persons having security cover to be prohibited from being appointed as Election Agent, Polling Agent or Counting Agent - regarding
09.05.2009 GE 2009 - Mock run of Genesys Counting Application - regarding
09.05.2009 General Election 2009 - Polling% - regarding
07.05.2009 Rationalisation of Counting Centres - regarding.
05.05.2009 List of counting centres - regarding
04.05.2009 Additional data to be collected to handle complaints regarding poll process
03.05.2009 Notification Regarding change in hours of poll in Bihar of Phase-IV
03.05.2009 Use of Videography and digital cameras during elections - period of retention thereof - regarding.
01.05.2009 Engagement of child labour in the election process - Regarding
30.04.2009 Facilitation for Senior Citizen and Physically Challenged Voters - regarding.
28.04.2009 Issuance of Digital Certificate to Returning Officers
28.04.2009 Appointment of Gram Panchayat Pradhan/Gram Panchayat Sarpanch/Panchayat members as Election/Polling/Counting Agent
26.04.2009 Preparations for Counting - Computerisation
26.04.2009 Preparations for Counting - Computerisation
26.04.1009 Model Code of conduct - reg.
26.04.2009 Model Code of conduct - briefing of CM/HM by police officers - reg.
25.04.2009 Notification Regarding change in hours of poll in 2 PCs of Bihar of Phase-III
25.04.2009 Election/polling/counting agent - prohibition against appointment of Minister/MP/MLA/MLC, etc.
22.04.2009 Identification of electors at the polling station.
22.04.2009 Training for the GENESYS counting application - regarding
22.04.2009 Clarification on conduct of mock poll in case of replacement of EVM.
21.04.2009 Model Code of Conduct - Tours of Chairmen and Members of Commissions like the National Commission for Scheduled Castes etc - regarding.
21.04.2009 Observer's badges and vehicle stickers
19.04.2009 Candidates authorised to nominate one representative for each place identified for scrutiny of form 17A
18.04.2009 Rationalization of Counting Centres - regarding.
18.04.2009 Clarification regarding appointment of micro Obervers
16.04.2009 Clarification on Broadcast of Panel Discussion/Debates/Interviews with political panelists during election period.
15.04.2009 Contingency Plan for use of ballot boxes during Election to Parliamentary Constituencies - General Election 2009.
15.04.2009 Display of Ballot Units at Dispersal Centre for Demo.
14.04.2009 Cascading of additional Ballot Units - randomisation - regarding.
13.04.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct - Display of advertisements and hoardings at the cost of public exchequer
12.04.2009 Video Coverage of rallies/public meetings.
12.04.2009 Use of ECI stickers on SEC's EVM
12.04.2009 Movement of unused EVM - regarding
11.04.2009 Additional documents for establishing the identity of electors for the General Election-2009
09.04.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct - Use of Aircraft / Helicopter by Political Parties - regarding.
09.04.2009 Video conferencing relating to Communication Plan in connection with the Lok Sabha Elections 2009 - regarding.
08.04.2009 Cascading of additional Ballot Units when used - steps regarding
08.04.2009 Management of EVM crisis arisen out of excess number of candidates in various parts of the country - steps regarding.
08.04.2009 Police briefing for Chief Minister and Home Minister - regarding
06.04.2009 Account of election expenses of candidates - regarding.
06.04.2009 General Elections to the House of the People, 2009/State Legislative Assemblies and Bye-elections - 2009 - Commission's Order regarding use of Electoral Photo Identity Cards
03.04.2009 Model Code of Conduct - Compliance of the Commission's Instructions - reg.
03.04.2009 Affidavits filed by candidates alongwith their nomination paper - clarification.
02.04.2009 Preparation of Marked copies of electoral rolls - Regarding.
02.04.2009 Press Conferences of Ministers - regarding.
01.04.2009 Mandatory Presence of Observer during scrutiny
01.04.2009 Display the photographs/calendars, etc. of national leaders and prominent personalities in the government offices/ premises - clarification regarding.
01.04.2009 Handbook for candidates - 2009 - clarification.
31.03.2009 Expenditure incurred by leaders of the party in election campaign - use of aircrafts/helicopters - regarding.
31.03.2009 Clarification regarding communication of names of leaders of political parties for the purposes of Section 77(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1951
30.03.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct - Requisition of godowns of Food Corporation of India - regarding.
30.03.2009 Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll - regarding.
28.03.2009 List of political parties and election symbols - regarding.
28.03.2009 Prevention of misuse of vehicles during election - regarding.
27.03.2009 General Election to the House of the People 2009 - Use of Electronic Voting Machines.
26.03.2009 Video conferencing relating to GENESYS training in connection with the Lok Sabha Elections 2009 - regarding.
25.03.2009 Handbook for candidates 2009 - correction of printing error -clarification.
25.03.2009 Handbook for candidates 2009 - correction of printing error - regarding.
25.03.2009 General election to Lok - Sabha 2009 - Application of model code of conduct - clarification regarding.
25.03.2009 Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers - regarding.
24.03.2009 Facilities to be provided to electors with disability - Order of Hon'ble Supreme Court in WP (civil) No. 187 of 2004 - Publicity of Commission's instructions - Reg.
21.03.2009 Affidavits filed by the candidates alongwith nomination paper.
20.03.2009 Advertisement of political nature on TV channels, cable network and Radio.
19.03.2009 General Election to Lok Sabha, 2009 - continuous updation of electoral rolls - regarding.
19.03.2009 Advertisement of political nature on TV channels, cable network and Radio.
19.03.2009 Model Code of Conduct
18.03.2009 Rationalization of Counting Centres - regarding.
18.03.2009 Introduction of Braille Signage Features in Electronic Voting Machines.
14.03.2009 Provisions of the Law in the State relating to prevention of defacement of property.
12.03.2009 Introduction of Braille Signage Features in Electronic Voting Machines.
12.03.2009 General Election to the Lok Sabha 2009/State legislative Assemblies.
09.03.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct -Regarding
09.03.2009 General Election to the Lok Sabha - 2009 - Model Code of Conduct - reg.
09.03.2009 Applicability of Model Code of Conduct - Regarding.
09.03.2009 General Elections to the House of the People & to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh Orissa and Sikkim - Provision of Rule 49O of the Conduct of Elections Rules 1961 regarding electors deciding not to vote.
05.03.2009 General Elections - Enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct - reg
24.02.2009 Drafting of Polling Personnel for election duty General Election 2009 - Randomization of polling personnel - clarification - regarding.
23.02.2009 Publication of advertisements in connection with occasions like World Habitat Day, Pulse Polio/HIV awareness campaigns and celebrations of various 'Diwas' like Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, State Formation days.
23.02.2009 Colour of packing of Statutory Covers, Non- Statutory Covers and Election Material to be submitted by the Presiding Officers - regarding.
18.02.2009 Model Code of Conduct - Compliance in letter and spirit - regarding
18.02.2009 Model Code of Conduct - Compliance in letter and spirit - regarding
18.02.2009 The Commission's instruction on Posting of Officers dated 04-02-09 - clarifications regarding.
17.02.2009 Payment of Ex - gratia compensation to the families of polling personnel who die or sustain injuries while on election duty.
10.02.2009 Filing of nominations and scrutiny of nomination papers - Additional measures to ensure transparency/accountability
10.02.2009 Statutory - Non Statutory Forms - regarding.
08.02.2009 General Election to the Lok Sabha - 2009 visit of political functionaries with security covers - Regarding
05.02.2009 Commission's instructions regarding violation of the provisions for maintenance of secrecy of voting - regarding.
04.02.2009 Additional guidelines on management of Postal Ballot Papers and the use of Election Duty Certificate.
30.01.2009 Duties and responsibilities of Nodal Officer.
30.01.2009 Appointment of Observers to watch the General Election/Bye-elections - Instructions for substitution/replacement of an officer appointed as Observer.
29.01.2009 Videographing of critical events relating to the conduct of elections - Supply of CDs - regarding.
28.01.2209 Election related advertisements of political parties- effect on account of election expenses of individual candidates.
22.01.2009 General Election to Lok Sabha - 2009 - Counting of Votes - Role of Commission's Observers - Regarding.
21.01.2009 Instructions to be followed by Presiding Officers at the polling station at the end of poll
21.01.2009 Appointment of micro observer-additional instruction - Regarding.
21.01.2009 Counting of Votes - regarding.
21.01.2009 January 11 2005 of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in Civil Apeal No.9228 of 2003 - (Janak Singh Vs. Ram Das Rai and others) - reg.
21.01.2009 General Election to the Lok Sabha 2009 - Training of polling parties on EVMs and procedure to be followed at the polling station - regarding
21.01.2009 General Election to the Lok Sabha 2009 - Carrying of copy of electoral rolls inside the polling station by polling agents - Regarding.
19.01.2009 Counting of vote for General/Bye - election to the House of People/State Legislative Assembly - ensuring transparency - regarding.
19.01.2009 Counting of vote for General/Bye - election to the House of People/State Legislative Assembly - ensuring transparency - regarding.
19.01.2009 Supply of copy of electoral roll to candidates of recognized political parties - clarification.
14.01.2009 Concession under paragraph 10 of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order 1968 to use the reserved symbol of the State Party in other States
14.01.2009 Conditions for treating a candidate as one set up by political party - Requirements to be followed - regarding
09.01.2009 Training of police officials associated with conduct of elections.
07.01.2009 Feedback about Dummy Candidates - measures to be taken in this regard.
06.01.2009 Replacement of EVM during poll - requirements to be followed - regarding.
23.12.2008 Training of election machinery including polling and police officials associated with conduct of elections
23.12.2008 Tracking the names of officers transferred by the order of the Election Commission of India charged with dereliction of duty etc
18.12.2008 General Election to the House of People 2009 - Providing of additional Polling Personnel for polling stations having more than 1200 electors - Regarding
18.12.2008 Criteria for appointment of District Election Officer/Retuning Officer - clarification regarding.
18.12.2008 Tracking the presence of polling agents at the polling stations on the poll day and mandatory conduct of Mock Poll and certification therein
16.12.2008 Arrangements at the Reception Centre on the poll day - provision for special counter for tracking information from specific polling stations - regarding
21.11.2008 The Commission's order dated 15th April 2004 regarding advertisements of political nature on T.V Channels & Cable T.V. Networks - Extension to Radio
21.11.2008 Advertisements on political nature on Radio- Regarding
24.10.2008 Election Expenditure on travel by Lead Campaigners - Use of helicopter for election campaign etc.
24.10.2008 Restrictions on Presiding (and other) officer to go near the voting compartment
24.10.2008 Appointment of Micro Observers - Guidelines & Check List - Regarding
24.10.2008 Preparation of District Election Plan - Regarding
24.10.2008 Identification of critical polling stations and measures to be taken to ensure free and fair elections
24.10.2008 Role of Central Police Forces (CPF) and State Police in conduct of polls and Amenities for CPF - Regarding
21.10.2008 Guidelines for smooth management of Postal Ballot Papers - regarding.
19.10.2008 General Election to the Legislative of Assemblies 2008 - Use of official vehicle by the functionaries of the various Boards/Commissions etc.- regarding.
14.10.2008 Persons having security cover to be prohibited from being appointed as Election Agent, Polling Agent or Counting Agent - Regarding.
07.10.2008 Prevention of defacement of property and other campaign related items - revised instructions- regarding
19.09.2008 Drafting of Polling Personnel for election duty-Randomization of Polling Personnel.
11.08.2008 Use of EVM in the elections- additional transparency measures.
11.08.2008 Use of EVM at polling stations additional instructions to ensure purity of elections.
08.08.2008 Integration, carrying out corrections, printing and sharing of photo-rolls with political parties and contesting candidates.
15.07.2008 Tracking the presence of polling agents at the polling stations on the poll day and mandatory conduct of Mock Poll and certification therein.
23.11.2007 Tours of Ministers - General Elections
23.11.2007 Prevention of misuse of vehicles during elections
21.11.2007 Instructions relating to deletion of all references on politicians/Ministers on the official website during election period of General / Bye-Elections to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies - regarding
12.11.2007 Instruction on the operation of temporary campaign office by the candidates during election period of General / Bye-Elections to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Asse- regarding.
08.11.2007 Prohibition of Political advertisements on Radio Channel.
05.11.2007 Preparation of electoral roll in alphabetical order - Regarding.
02.11.2007 Supreme Court's order dated 13th April, 2004 relating to advertisements of political nature on Radio, TV Channel and cable networks - clarification - regarding
25.10.2007 Recording of particulars of identity proof produced by the voters in the Remarks column of Register of Voters (Form 17A) by the Polling Officer - Regarding.
25.10.2007 Role of CPMF and State Police in conduct of polls - Regarding
24.10.2007 Security Cover to Ministers/Candidate- regarding.
16.10.2007 Restrictions on the Printing of pamphlets, posters etc.
12.10.2007 Preparation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during election(s)- regarding.
12.10.2007 Protocol for Security Measures for Electronic Voting Machines during election(s)- regarding.
12.10.2007 Protocol for First Level Checking of EVMs before elections.
12.10.2007 Procedure for Daily Scrutiny of Video tapes of Critical events.
12.10.2007 Engagement of Videographers for the Observers.
12.10.2007 Issue of photo identity card to the polling personnel.
12.10.2007 Scrutiny of Register of Voters (Form 17-A) - Regarding
12.10.2007 Measures to ensure free and fair elections- Prevention of intimidation to the voters of vulnerable sections of electorate- Mapping of Vulnerability- regarding
12.10.2007 Appointment of Polling Age - Comprehensive instructions/direction- Regarding
06.10.2007 Model Code of Conduct - Complaint Monitoring System - Regarding.
26.09.2007 Supreme Court's Order dated 13th April, 2004 relating to advertisements of political nature on TV Channel and cable networks
29.08.2007 Counting of votes for General/Bye- elections to the House of People/State Legislative Assembly - ensuring transparency-regarding
15.04.2007 Supreme Court's Order dated 13th April, 2004 relating to advertisements of political nature on TV Channel and cable networks
04.04.2007 Party Campaigners under Section 77(1) of the Representation of the People Act. 1951 - Regarding.
04.04.2007 Account of election expenses of candidates - Section 77(1) of the Representation of the People Act. 1951 - regarding.
29.03.2007 Section 77 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 - Election Expenditure of candidates - regarding.
16.03.2007 Use of vehicles for campaign purpose by candidates and political parties.
24.02.2007 Restrictions on persons having security cover to become Election/Polling/Counting Agent-regarding.
09.02.2007 Restriction on number of vehicles and people at the time of nominations
17.01.2007 Use of Videography and digital cameras during elections - Consolidated Instructions thereon.
12.01.2007 Preventive measures near polling booth on poll day-Setting up of Election Booths by Candidates/Political Parties.
11.01.2007 Counting Centers - Arrangements thereat - including security arrangements.
09.01.2007 Provision of facilities for Observers.
08.01.2007 Restrictions on presence of political functionaries in a Constituency after the campaign period is over.
08.01.2007 Preventive Law & Order Action to ensure conduct of peaceful, free and fair poll during the General Elections/Bye-elections - Regarding.
08.01.2007 Security Plan and Force Deployment to ensure free, fair and peaceful conduct of elections to Lok Sabha and State Assemblies.
07.01.2007 Code of Conduct - DO`s & DONT`s
15.12.2006 IT Related Preparations by the CEOs
06.11.2006 General Elections/Bye-elections to the Lok Sabha/Legislative Assemblies of the States/UTs- Posting of Officers - Regarding.
01.04.2006 Accommodation to Ministers
24.08.2004 Restrictions on the Printing of pamphlets, posters etc
10.04.2004 Expenditure to be incurred on barricades and rostrums etc.
     
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