Tag Archives: Election Commission
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 ..
Election Commission Has Become Modi’s ‘Captive Puppet’: Congress
The Congress on Thursday accused the Election Commission of becoming a "captive puppet" in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who it said was brazenly breaking rules in a final bid to save the BJP's "sinking ship" in Gujarat. Charging the poll panel with not acting on Congress complaints ..
Election Commission Sends Notice To Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday shot off a notice to Congress President- elect Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by giving election-related interviews to TV channels a day prior to the second phase polling in Gujarat, and asked him to respond by..
Candidate Should Not Contest Two Seats, Election Commission Tells Supreme Court
The Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that a candidate should not contest from two constituencies as the court sought Attorney General K.K. Venugopal's assistance in the matter. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud directe..