Tag Archives: Election Commission
BJP May Suffer A Great Loss In Karnataka Elections Because Of Two Blunders By Its Two ‘Amits’
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has offered a lot of energy on two Amits- - president Amit Shah and IT cell head Amit Malviya. While the senior Amit with his sheer self control, political cleverness and diligent work is winning a great many the nation over for the BJP, the more youthful Amit has co..
Madhya Pradesh: Congress Retains Two Assembly Seats In Bypolls
In closely-fought contests, opposition Congress today retained the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats in by-elections in Madhya Pradesh, though with reduced victory margins. The results are significant for the BJP-ruled state where polls are due later this year. In Kolaras (in Shivpuri distri..
Election Commission Orders Repolling In Six Booths In Tripura, CPI(M) Fumes
The Election Commission (EC) on Friday ordered repolling in six booths in as many Assembly constituencies of Tripura, drawing sharp criticism from the ruling CPI(M), which accused the state election department of failing to conduct a proper election and 'criminal negligence'. CPI(M) state secreta..
Congress Alleges Irregularities In Voters List In Madhya Pradesh
The Congress today complained to the Election Commission alleging discrepancies in the voters list in Madhya Pradesh ahead of elections in the state. A delegation of Congress leaders handed over a memorandum to the poll panel urging it to take steps for ensuring free and fair elections. The de..
State Election Commissions Shows Objection On EC’s Order On Selling EVMs, Reveals RTI
State Election Commissions have expressed their objection to the EC's directive regarding the ban on the sale of EVMs by two public sector undertakings. This has been said in a recent meeting of the State Election Commissions through the RTI. Election Commissioners from almost all the s..
BJP, EC Delayed AAP MLAs Disqualification To Help Them: Congress
The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP and the Election Commission for delaying the disqualification of 20 MLAs of Delhi's ruling AAP in the office of profit case to help it get its nominees elected to the Rajya Sabha. "The Election Commission and the BJP delayed the disqualification of 20 Aam Aa..
MLAs Disqualification Row: We Are Being Victimised, Says AAP
The AAP today claimed it was being "victimised" as its 20 MLAs face disqualification for holding offices of profit, even as it asserted that the party was "not afraid of elections". In a blow to the ruling party, the Election Commission had yesterday asked President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify ..
PM Narendra Modi Pushes For Simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly Polls
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pushed for holding Lok Sabha and assembly elections simultaneously, saying it will save a lot of time and money. In an interview to Zee News, he said like festivals, the dates for polls should be fixed so that the politicians and the bureaucracy are not invo..
Election Commssion Recommends 20 AAP MLAs Be Disqualified
The Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit. In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary secretaries, they held office of profit and were..
Looking Into Congress Complaint Against PM Modi: Election Commission
The Election Commission on Thursday said it is looking into the Congress' complaint of violation of the Model Code of Conduct by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad, and also clarified that it has not filed an FIR against Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi. The Congress has accused the ..